For undead in other games, see Undead.

The Undead are enemies and conjured necromancy constructs in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Conjuration spells can be used to summon undead creatures from Oblivion, while certain Restoration spells, such as Repel Undead, cause Undead creatures to flee or be instantly destroyed. Healing Hands is ineffective for undead creatures. The Staff of Zombies allows the wielder to resurrect the corpses of fallen dead. Those corpses possess the same skills, spells, and weapons of the once living being. In the expansion Dawnguard many new spells relevant to undead and undead enemies are added to the game.

List of undead creaturesEdit

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  • Do undead corpses contain their old souls?

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    • My assumption on this case is that the soul goes to whatever afterlife Elder Scrolls has. However, the will of a person may go back to the b...
    • I always thought that dead you reanimate don't get their own soul instead you put a fragment of you're own soul in it which explains ...
  • Are undead weak to fire?

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    • any NPC's that are naturally undead(Dragur, skeletons, etc.) are weak to fire, barring some dragon priests. Raised dead, such as your ...
    • In general undead have resistance to cold and poison but a weakness to fire. Some spell casters (like the Priests) may have a resistance to ma...
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