Summon Arniel's Shade is an Apprentice-level Conjuration spell in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Casting it summons the Shade of Arniel Gane for 60 seconds. He will support the Dragonborn in a similar way an Atronach would, unleashing ranged shock and fire spells on opponents. This spell requires both hands to cast instead of just one.
Utility[edit | edit source]
One of the best features of Arniel's Shade is that it is immune to most physical attacks and poisons, most likely due to its nature of being a ghost. This attribute makes it extremely useful against powerful physical enemies like the Dwarven centurion and giants.
Acquisition[edit | edit source]
- Summon Arniel's Shade is obtained as a reward at the end of the "Arniel's Endeavor" quest chain.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Bugs[edit | edit source]
This section contains bugs related to Summon Arniel's Shade. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:
- If the player has the Conjuration skill perk Twin Souls, summoning an atronach while Arniel's Shade is active makes the atronach transparent, just as Arniel is.
- The atronach may be made transparent in another way, if Arniel's Shade is active when the player summons an atronach. Arniel will disappear and the atronach will replace him as well as be transparent (this effect will only last until the player either fast travels, go into a building/cave, or reloads the game).
- Flame Thrall), conjuring Arniel's Shade seems to banish it for no apparent reason, even with Twin Souls perk. When having a permanent conjuring spell active (i.e.
- Sometimes the shade will not disappear after the 60 second time limit has expired with the shade essentially taking the place of Arniel at the college.
- Occasionally, conjuring the shade will result in a glitchy animation, although there are currently no known effects to the actual spell itself.
Appearances[edit | edit source]
|Banish Daedra • Bound Sword • Bound Battleaxe • Bound Bow • Command Daedra • Conjure Dremora Lord|
Conjure Familiar • Conjure Flaming Familiar • Conjure Flame Atronach • Conjure Frost Atronach • Conjure Storm Atronach
Dead Thrall • Dread Zombie • Expel Daedra • Flame Thrall • Frost Thrall • Raise Zombie • Reanimate Corpse • Revenant
Soul Trap • Storm Thrall • Summon Arniel's Shade • Summon Unbound Dremora
|Conjure Boneman • Conjure Mistman • Conjure Wrathman • Summon Arvak|
|Bound Dagger • Conjure Ash Guardian • Conjure Ash Spawn • Conjure Seeker|
|Schools of Magic|
|Alteration • Conjuration • Destruction • Illusion • Restoration|
|Conjuration Ritual Spell • Magicka • Perks • Magic • College of Winterhold • Conjuration trainers|
Resurrection • Necromancy • Banish