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SkyrimCharacters should be used for all Skyrim NPC pages.


The info box may be added by pasting the template as shown below into an article.

|image     = 
|notice    = 
|race      = 
|gender    = 
|level     = 
|class     = 
|skills    = 
|condition = 
|location  = 
|health    = 
|magicka   = 
|stamina   = 
|faction   = 
|rank      = 
|services  = 
|essential = 
|respawn   = 
|RefID     = 
|Base ID   = 
|sound     = 


Parameter Explanation
image An image of the NPC. Enter the full filename. Images are automatically centered.
notice This is only if there is no way to get the image.
race See Races (Skyrim).
Choices are Altmer (Skyrim), Argonians (Skyrim), Bosmer (Skyrim), Bretons (Skyrim), Dunmer (Skyrim), Imperials (Skyrim), Khajiit (Skyrim), Nords (Skyrim), Orsimer (Skyrim) & Redguards (Skyrim)
Gender See Wikipedia:gender
level For Skill trainers.
Choices are Adept, Expert or Master. Character Level should be placed here, if applicable. This takes precedence over Skill level.
class Class of character.
E.g.: Assassin, Warrior, Merchant, etc.
skills Character's skill set.
E.g.: One-Handed, Archery, Light Armor, etc.
condition Any possible diseases or other conditions the NPC may have.
health Amount of hit points the NPC has.
stamina Amount of stamina points the NPC has.
magicka Amount of magicka points the NPC has.
location Where the character is found.
E.g.: Whiterun, Darkwater Crossing, The Winking Skeever
faction Faction with which the NPC is affiliated.
E.g., Black-Briars, Imperial Legion, Stormcloaks - for a full list see Category:Skyrim: Factions.
rank Rank within faction.
E.g., Jarl, Captain of the Guard, Soldier
services Services this NPC offers.
E.g., Potion Shop, Alchemy Training, etc.
essential Yes = This character temporarily cannot be killed.
No = This character can be killed at any time.
Always = This character can never be killed.
respawn Yes = This character is marked as respawning in the Creation Kit.
No = This character is not marked as respawning in the Creation Kit.
RefID Unique identifier for this NPC, see Console Commands for further information. For PC use only.
Base ID Unique identifier for this NPC, see Console Commands for further information. For PC use only.
sound The character's voice.


When adding/editing a new page, please add all the relevant categories as it is important that all our pages are correctly organized. These include:

  - Are they a follower? (add Skyrim: Followers)
  - Are they a member of a faction (add Skyrim: <faction> Members)
  - Are they a skill trainer (add Skyrim: Skill trainers - see Factions (Skyrim))
  - Can they be married? (add Skyrim: Marriage)
  - Are they a merchant of any kind? (add Skyrim: Merchants)
  - Are they a specific merchant? (add Skyrim: Blacksmiths, Skyrim: Alchemists, Skyrim: Innkeepers, Skyrim: General Goods Merchants, Skyrim: Food Merchants)
  - Is the page a stub? (add NPC stubs)

Do not add the following categories as they are built into the template that is utilizing the character module:

   - Skyrim: Characters
   - Skyrim: Race (Example: Skyrim: Nords)
   - Skyrim: Gender (Example: Skyrim: Males)

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