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Oddoak[edit]

Oddoaks were massive, ugly shape-shifting beasts that Y'ffre ordered the Bosmer to slay in the Merethic Era. Their teeth are similar in size to swamp leviathan fangs.[1]

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Ogre[edit]

An ogre

Ogres are large, seemingly dim-witted humanoids found throughout Tamriel. Best known for their great strength and foul smell, ogres have steely blue or greenish skin, pronounced teeth, and elven ears. They have shaggy white hair, which can cover the entire body of those found in colder regions.

For more information, see the main lore article.

Ogrim[edit]

An ogrim

Ogrim (or Ogrims) are enormous Daedra with very little intellect, but which are chiefly sent into the mortal world to menace living things for the amusement of Daedra Princes. Ogrim are associated with Malacath. They are immune to normal weapons and can regenerate health.

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Owl[edit]

An owl

Owls are nocturnal birds found in Tamriel. The Owl known as Wise-Wing is associated in northern Tamriel with the god Jhunal, who is sometimes compared to Julianos.[2] A rare species known as the burrowing pixie owl lives in western Tamriel.[3] The ancient Clan Ruskahr of old Orsinium was known as the Owl Clan, and they revered snow owls.[4] The eluvein, or hilas owl, abandons its eggs after laying them. The Altmer use the term "eluvein" to describe people who are cold-hearted or aloof.[5] The owl is one of the ancient Nords' totem animals.[6]

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Ox[edit]

An ox

Oxen are common beasts of burden on Tamriel. They are raised for their meat.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hollowbone Wind Chimes Antiquities codex entries in ESO
  2. ^ Jhunal's Owl Mask hat description in ESO
  3. ^ Rare Owl-Feather Quill item description in ESO
  4. ^ Orc Clans and SymbologyKraltha the Rememberer
  5. ^ Jurisreeve Lorne's dialogue during Old Wounds
  6. ^ Temples of the Dragon CultCirantille