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Giant Snake
(lore page)
Location Bad Man's Hallows, Vale of the Ghost Snake, Shadowfen
Species Giant Snake
Health 60,370
Reaction Hostile
Poison Solvents, Clean Pelt, Raw Leather, Inert Egg
Giant Snake

Giant Snakes are large serpents found in many different zones. In the swamps of Shadowfen, giant snakes are usually found coiled beneath trees in slumber.

Passive snakes also exist.

Related Quests[edit]

Skills and Abilities[edit]

A basic melee attack that does minor physical damage.
The snake whips its tail, doing moderate physical damage as well as staggering all players as indicated by a red cone. Blocking will prevent the stagger.
Poisonous Bite
The snake bites you, dealing poison damage.
Kiss of Poison
The snake lunges at the player, doing moderate poison damage over time to the player. This attack can be blocked to set the enemy off balance.
Shed Skin
If low on health, the snake will curl up and heal itself. This can be interrupted to set the enemy off balance.

Giant Snakes in Craglorn have two additional abilities:

Poison Spit
Basic ranged attack dealing low poison damage.
Poison Glob
The snake spits out a large glob of poison that splatters on impact, indicated by a circular AoE, dealing moderate poison damage.

Unique Giant Snakes[edit]

A red Giant Snake


Generic Giant Snakes[edit]

Generic, unnamed giant snakes can be encountered in various places across Tamriel, including delves, dungeons, and DLC content. These giant snakes have varying stats, namely health. Below is a list of giant snakes, categorized by location, difficulty and health.

Zone / Dungeon Specific Location Reaction Difficulty Health
Cat's Eye Quay Around the reclaimed beach Friendly 0
Arx Corinium Throughout the dungeon Hostile Normal78,586Veteran225,562
Thormar In the Subtle Knife camp during the quest Baan Dar's Boast Friendly (?)
The Five Finger Dance Upon revisiting after completing the quest Baan Dar's Bash Friendly (?)
Craglorn Rahni'Za, School of Warriors, with Abelazar
Ruins of Kardala, summoned by Izrunath the Corruptor
Hostile 119,700
Fearfangs Cavern Delve occupants Hostile 60,370
With Sepilisk Hostile 43,800
Loth'Na Caverns Delve occupants, large snakes Hostile 60,370
Delve occupants, small snakes Hostile 13,800
With Visskar Hostile 13,200
Serpent's Nest Large snakes Hostile 90,600
Small snakes Hostile 13,200
Zalgaz's Den First section of the delve Hostile 119,700
Summoned by Zalgaz Hostile 26,200
Maelstrom ArenaOrsinium Stage 3: Drome of Toxic Shock Hostile Normal22,393Veteran(?)
Ko EstaranThieves Guild During the boss encounter Hostile ON-misc-Boss 1.png 39,500


  • Some giant snake enemies in Craglorn as well as Dead Man's Drop are simply called "Snakes" and are slightly smaller than usual.