Cover art of the Official Oblivion Game Guide.

The Official Oblivion Game Guide is a guidebook released on March 21, 2006 by Bethesda for The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, for PC and Xbox 360. A Game of the Year Edition guide with a dark cover was released on September 10, 2011.



The book details the story of Oblivion. It gives a little background on the characters such as Mehrunes Dagon. It then goes on the talk about Cyrodiil, and the cities that Cyrodiil holds. Saving Cyrodiil after the break out of the Daedra from the realm of Oblivion, after the death of the Uriel Septim VII, is also discussed.

Character Classes: Choosing your Race, Gender, Abilities, Skills, and BirthsignEdit

This section discusses each race's strengths, weaknesses, default abilities, and attributes. It works you through how to create an ideal character for you. It tells you which races best fit in which Factions. A detailed account of Birthsigns, and how to create certain characters that best fit your personal fighting style are discussed.


How to use weapons, and weapon skills, is detailed.


How to acquire spells, and use magic in combat is discussed. This section also has an all-inclusive list of every spell in the game (except for those you create of course).


Sneaking, Lockpicking, Mercantile, Acrobatics, Light Armor, and Marksman skills are discussed, along with the art of persuasion.

Crime & PunishmentEdit

Types of crimes, being arrested, how much to pay the court, and jailing sentences are talked about.


How to become a vampire; a vampire's powers, and weaknesses; and problems with being a vampire, are discussed.

Creature GuideEdit

A detailed list of enemies and creatures, along with all of their abilities, is in the section.


Start a Discussion Discussions about The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Official Game Guide

  • That book has mistakes

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    • The wiki already does that, to an extent. On the specific pages for things in the game, if the game guide described it incorrectly, it is usua...
    • yes but what i mean is make a page of the official game guide and tell how wrong it is...they said you could get eltonbrand in OBLIVION...
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