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Redguards are one of the eight playable races in Daggerfall.

Character Creation[edit]

Redguard male PC
Redguard female PC
In-game Description
"Redguards hail from the province of Hammerfell. You are part of a dark-skinned people, extremely hardy and quick. Legend has it that the Redguard are innately more proficient with weaponry than any other race. In general, Redguards make excellent warriors."
Daggerfall's User Guide Description
"The most naturally talented warriors in Tamriel, the dark Redguards of Hammerfell seem to have been created for battle. In addition to their affinity for weaponry, Redguards are blessed with hardy constitutions and quickness of foot."
  • Redguard Special Advantage:
    • Bonus Damage and Chance To Hit = Level / 3
Redguard Exclamations
  • "By the Dragon's Teeth"
  • "Dragon's Teeth"
  • "Cursed Darvak"
  • "By My Father's Name"
  • "By Rourken"
  • "By the Great Hammer"
  • "By the Dwarf-King"
  • "Beard of the Dwarf-King"
  • "By the Guardian's Blood"
  • "By the First Wyrm"
  • "Spirit Sword"
  • "By the Blade"
  • "By Divad"
  • "By Katrica"
  • "By The Maiden"
  • "By Frandar"
  • "Stendarr Preserve Us"
  • "By The Sun"


  • Page 87 of the Daggerfall User's Guide describes Redguards as "The 'native' people of Hammerfell, who arrived in Tamriel in the middle of the 1st Era, more than three thousand years ago. Redguards are characterized by relatively dark skin, and wavy or curly hair."