Morrowind:Birthsigns

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This article provides details on all of the birthsigns in Morrowind, including the birthsign descriptions from the book The Firmament.

The Guardians[edit]

Birthsign Description Abilities
The Warrior
Warwyrd
MW-birthsign-Warrior.jpg
Constellation of The Warrior with a Prime Aspect of Masser.

Ability:

The Warrior is the first Guardian Constellation and he protects his charges during their Seasons. The Warrior's own season is Last Seed when his Strength is needed for the harvest. His Charges are the Lady, the Steed, and the Lord. Those born under the sign of the Warrior are skilled with weapons of all kinds, but prone to short tempers.
Birthsign Description Abilities
The Mage
Fay
MW-birthsign-Mage.jpg

Constellation of The Mage with a Prime Aspect of Masser.

Ability:

The Mage is a Guardian Constellation whose Season is Rain's Hand when magicka was first used by men. His Charges are the Apprentice, the Golem, and the Ritual. Those born under the Mage have more magicka and talent for all kinds of spellcasting, but are often arrogant and absent-minded.
Birthsign Description Abilities
The Thief
Hara
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Constellation of The Thief with a Prime Aspect of Secunda.

Ability:

The Thief is the last Guardian Constellation, and her Season is the darkest month of Evening Star. Her Charges are the Lover, the Shadow, and the Tower. Those born under the sign of the Thief are not typically thieves, though they take risks more often and only rarely come to harm. They will run out of luck eventually, however, and rarely live as long as those born under other signs.

The Serpent[edit]

Birthsign Description Abilities
The Serpent
Star-Cursed
MW-birthsign-Serpent.jpg

Constellation of The Serpent.

Spell:

The Serpent wanders about in the sky and has no Season, though its motions are predictable to a degree. No characteristics are common to all who are born under the sign of the Serpent. Those born under this sign are the most blessed and the most cursed.

The Charges[edit]

Birthsign Description Abilities
The Lady
Lady's Favor
MW-birthsign-Lady.jpg

Constellation of The Lady with a Prime Aspect of Masser.

Ability:

The Lady is one of the Warrior's Charges and her Season is Heartfire. Those born under the sign of the Lady are kind and tolerant.
Birthsign Description Abilities
The Steed
Charioteer
MW-birthsign-Steed.jpg

Constellation of The Steed with a Prime Aspect of Masser.

Ability:

The Steed is one of the Warrior's Charges, and her Season is Mid Year. Those born under the sign of the Steed are impatient and always hurrying from one place to another.
Birthsign Description Abilities
The Lord
Trollkin
MW-birthsign-Lord.jpg

Constellation of The Lord with a Prime Aspect of Masser.

Spell:

Ability:

The Lord's Season is First Seed and he oversees all of Tamriel during the planting. Those born under the sign of the Lord are stronger and healthier than those born under other signs.
Birthsign Description Abilities
The Apprentice
Elfborn
MW-birthsign-Apprentice.jpg

Constellation of Apprentice with a Prime Aspect of Masser.

Ability:

The Apprentice's Season is Sun's Height. Those born under the sign of the apprentice have a special affinity for magick of all kinds, but are more vulnerable to magick as well.
Birthsign Description Abilities
The Atronach
Wombburned
MW-birthsign-Atronach.jpg

Constellation of Atronach with a Prime Aspect of Masser.

Ability:

The Atronach (often called the Golem) is one of the Mage's Charges. Its season is Sun's Dusk. Those born under this sign are natural sorcerers with deep reserves of magicka, but they cannot generate magicka of their own.
Birthsign Description Abilities
The Ritual
Blessed Touch Sign
MW-birthsign-Ritual.jpg

Constellation of The Ritual with a Prime Aspect of Masser.

Spell:

  • Blessed Word - Turn Undead 100 pts for 30 secs on Target
  • Blessed Touch - Turn Undead 100 pts for 30 secs on Touch

Power:

The Ritual is one of the Mage's Charges and its Season is Morning Star. Those born under this sign have a variety of abilities depending on the aspects of the moons and the Divines.
Birthsign Description Abilities
The Lover
Mooncalf
MW-birthsign-Lover.jpg

Constellation of The Lover with a Prime Aspect of Secunda.

Ability:

Power

The Lover is one of the Thief's Charges and her season is Sun's Dawn. Those born under the sign of the Lover are graceful and passionate.
Birthsign Description Abilities
The Shadow
Moonshadow Sign
MW-birthsign-Shadow.jpg

Constellation of The Shadow with a Prime Aspect of Secunda.

Power:

The Shadow's Season is Second Seed. The Shadow grants those born under her sign the ability to hide in shadows.
Birthsign Description Abilities
The Tower
Beggar's Nose
MW-birthsign-Tower.jpg

Constellation of The Tower with a Prime Aspect of Secunda.

Spell:

Power

  • Tower Key - Open 50 pts on Touch
The Tower is one of the Thief's Charges and its Season is Frostfall. Those born under the sign of the Tower have a knack for finding gold and can open locks of all kinds.