For other uses, see Pumpkin.

Pumpkin is a named red fox found in Southfringe Sanctum. Pumpkin appears to be a pet of the spellswords here. The animal is held inside a cage, along with a dead chicken in the cave's main chamber. Near the cage there is a bowl with two pieces of roasted meat in it.


  • Pumpkin is likely a reference to Pumpkin, a pet in one of Bethesda's other games, Fallout 3. Fallout 3's Pumpkin is a mole rat, which is also trapped in a cage.


This section contains bugs related to Pumpkin (Skyrim). Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:

  1. Please reload an old save to confirm if the bug is still happening.
  2. If the bug is still occurring, please post the bug report with the appropriate system template  360  / XB1  ,  PS3  / PS4  ,  PC  / MAC  ,  NX  , depending on which platform(s) the bug has been encountered on.
  3. Be descriptive when listing the bug and fixes, but avoid having conversations in the description and/or using first-person anecdotes: such discussions belong on the appropriate forum board.
  •  PC   360   PS3   Sometimes when the cave is entered, Pumpkin may be lost. Pumpkin may be shown as hostile, but will not attack.
  • When this happens a follower will kill the fox and sometimes the corpse will turn to ashes rather than a normal death state.
  •  360   PS3   Pumpkin may not respawn after death as some other pets do.


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