|name = Refers to name seen while in-game. Only necessary if article has a suffix or alternate name.
|image = A full-body image of the character preferred. If a full-body image is present, a dialogue image can be added as well by inserting a gallery into this field.
|race = The character's race, e.g. [[Dunmer (Online)|Dunmer]].
|gender = Male/Female.
|health = Exact health can be seen using third party add-ons, only leveled characters have varying health, or characters who have multiple copies depending on what stage they are met in.
|class = The character's class, found by attempting to pickpocket them. Quest-relevant/essential characters will usually have none, in which case write N/A.
|faction = The in-game faction to which they belong.
|rank = The rank in the faction, if known.
|services = e.g. Merchant, Quest Giver, Follower, etc.
|occupation = Their job. e.g. General Goods Merchant, Clothier, Woodworkers, etc. Only for merchants.
|essential = Yes/No. Refers to whether the character can be damaged or not. Essential characters don't have the outline. If a character essential, their Aggression and Respawn parameters are dispensable.
|aggression = Friendly, Neutral, Hostile. Refers to characters' hostility, based on the color of their outline: Red – Hostile, Yellow – Neutral, White – Friendly (bounty if attacked).
|respawn = Yes/No. Most quest characters do not respawn.
|location = Location, e.g. [[Windhelm (Online)|Windhelm]].
|region = Region name, e.g. [[Eastmarch (Online)|Eastmarch]].
|province = The name of the province, such as [[Skyrim (Online)|Skyrim]].
|quests = Any quests they are involved in, if too many to list put in "[[#Interactions|See below]]."
|voice = Only include if known, e.g. [[Michael Gough]], [[Helen Sadler]], etc.
|dlc = Base, Imperial City, Orsinium, etc. Just handles the categorization.