For other uses, see Wabbajack.
"Good riddance to this tool of mischief."
Martin Septim[src]

The Wabbajack is an artifact of the Daedric Prince Sheogorath in The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.


The Wabbajack can be obtained during the quest given at Sheogorath's Shrine.


The staff transforms any creature into another random creature for 30 seconds. Only one creature may be Wabbajacked at any time (but they can be repeatedly Wabbajacked). Only a limited number of creatures will be created by Wabbajack. All are equally likely to occur.


  • The Wabbajack does not harm an opponent directly, but it can be used to transform a stronger creature into a weaker one. The downside to this is that it can also transform into a stronger creature.
  • The newly created creature is always at full health; after the 30 seconds are done, the original creature reappears at full health (even if it was injured before being Wabbajacked).
  • If a creature is fatally injured while Wabbajacked, it reverts to its original form and dies.


  • Its given name might be a reference to the literary nonsense, word plays and neologisms of Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.
  • Strangely, if used on enemies or in the presence of Sheogorath in Shivering Isles, he will make no mention of it, or even acknowledge the Hero's possession of it.


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