Main article: Race

The following are a list of playable races in The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall, including the racial advantages provided. Descriptions listed are those listed in The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall User's Guide.[1] Note, too, that Character Class choice will also affect the skills.

There are a total of eight (8) playable races in Daggerfall, as follows:

Altmer[edit | edit source]

"The tall, golden-skinned High Elves are easily equal to the Bretons in sorcerous ability due to their high Intelligence, force of will, and agility. They are more susceptible to spells than the people of High Rock, but by their nature are more completely immune to paralysation."

High Elves in Daggerfall.

Altmer Males[edit | edit source]

Altmer Females[edit | edit source]

Argonian[edit | edit source]

"The strange reptilian people of Black Marsh seem equally comfortable in the water - surely no other race of Tamriel can swim faster or longer than Argonians. An intelligent, quick-footed, and agile people, Argonians often train in magery and thievery"

Argonians in Daggerfall.

Argonian Males[edit | edit source]

Argonian Females[edit | edit source]

Bosmer[edit | edit source]

"The finest archers in Tamriel, the Wood Elves of Valenwood are nimble and as quick as the wind. Because of the curious natures and natural agility, Wood Elves often become thieves"

Wood Elves in Daggerfall.

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Breton[edit | edit source]

"Highly intelligent and willful, the Bretons have a natural bond with the forces of magicka. Many great sorcerers have come out of High Rock, and even the humblest Breton can boast a high resistance to the destructive powers of magicka."

Bretons in Daggerfall.

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Dunmer[edit | edit source]

"The dusky, fire-eyed Dark Elves of Morrowind are a strong, intelligent, and quick-footed people. They are legendary sorcerors and warriors, with a prowess with sword and bow rivalling that of the Redguards and Wood Elves."

Dark Elves in Daggerfall.

Dunmer Males[edit | edit source]

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Khajiit[edit | edit source]

"Descended from the great cats of the desert, the Khajiit are an agile, intelligent, and hardy people. Some chose to decorate their faces in the style of their feline ancestors, and most all, given their inclination, make excellent thieves due to their Climbing abilities."

Khajiit in Daggerfall.

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Nord[edit | edit source]

"The citizens of Skyrim are a tall and fair-haired people. Strong, willful, and hardy, Nords are famous for their resistance to cold, even magical frost, and are known for their prowess as warriors."

Nords in Daggerfall.

Nord Males[edit | edit source]

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Redguard[edit | edit source]

"The most naturally talented warriors in Tamriel, the dark Redguards of Hammerfell seem to have been created for battle. In addition to their affinity for weaponry, Redguards are blessed with hardy constitutions and quickness of foot."

Redguards in Daggerfall.

Redguard Males[edit | edit source]

Redguard Females[edit | edit source]

Unplayable races[edit | edit source]

The following races appear in the game but remain unplayable:

References[edit | edit source]

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