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Horses can rear on their hind legs and neigh.
Adamant Dwarven Horse
- Though Dwemer constructs are made mostly of so-called Dwarven Metal, some rare animunculi have parts forged from a super-hard whitish alloy known to blacksmiths as Dwarven Adamant. It's one of the rarest materials on Nirn.
The Adamant Dwarven Horse is a Dwarven Automaton-themed mount, or "vamidium". It is available from the Crown Store via Dwarven Crown Crates as a hidden Apex-level reward. Its default name is "Silverhoof".
Alliance War Horse
- Mounted knights are both powerful and prestigious, so it's no surprise the Three Alliances compete to breed the strongest and most majestic chargers for their armored cavalries.
The Alliance War Horse is available from the Crown Store for 2,500 . It features the livery of the Aldmeri Dominion, Daggerfall Covenant, or Ebonheart Pact depending on the allegiance of the player character. Its default name is "Destrier".
Ashen Fang Lair Courser
- Sometimes, when necromancers reanimate a creature, they overdo it and imbue the undead entity with an excess of dark conjuration. In the case of the Ashen Courser, this residue of mystical power manifests as a cloud of grave dust and ash.
The Ashen Fang Lair Courser was available from April 26 to April 30, 2018. Its default name is "Death Hoof".
- When one of Meridia's Auroran Knights manifests in Tamriel, and needs a mount, the knight has the ability to instantly summon a Daedric Warhorse from the Colored Rooms. Curiously, if the knight is banished to Oblivion, the mount sometimes stays behind.
Auroran Twilight Warhorse
- Like their mistress, the Daedric Prince Meridia, Aurorans have magical control over color and hue, so when they need a mount in Tamriel after dark it's no surprise that they conjure Warhorses that are as dark as night itself.
The Auroran Twilight Warhorse is a mount datamined in Patch 4.2.0 that has yet to be available. Its default name is "Shadowshade".
Auroran Zenith Warhorse
- It's said that when Meridia's Aurorans need mounts in Tamriel they conjure these shining Warhorses out of pure light. Perhaps so, but they're certainly solid enough to support a heavily armed warrior at the charge!
The Auroran Zenith Warhorse is a palomino horse mount that will be available exclusively to ESO Plus members in January and later to all players in February. It will be available from January 31 to February 4, 2019. Its default name is "Nimbus".
Bay Dun Horse
- This energetic mount was bred for speed and agility and is well-liked by battlefield scouts.
The Bay Dun Horse is a brown horse mount available from stablemasters for 42,700 . Its default name is "Starlight". This mount was originally called Light Horse before Update 6, and had 10 extra points in Speed training, hence the description. Since the introduction of Riding Skill in Update 6, the only difference between this mount and others is cosmetic.
Bloodshadow Wraith Steed
- An Exemplar mount is a mystical manifestation of its form’s ideal concept. It is also extraordinarily sensitive to the emotional valences of its rider. If the rider engages in too much bloodthirsty killing, their Exemplar may become a Bloodshadow Wraith.
Brown Paint Horse
- Favored by farmers and traders, this muscular horse is strong and patient.
The Brown Paint Horse is a brown and white horse mount available from stablemasters for 42,700 . Its default name is "Chomps". This mount was originally called Draft Horse before Update 6, and had 10 extra points in Capacity training, hence the description. Since the introduction of Riding Skill in Update 6, the only difference between this mount and others is cosmetic.
Cinder Skeletal Horse
Daggerfall Dapple Horse
- The Daggerfall Dapple is a hardy horse breed that comes from the Farwatch region of Glenumbra between Daggerfall and Camlorn. Known for its endurance, it's a favorite of long-distance riders.
The Daggerfall Dapple Dapple Horse is an upcoming mount. Its default name is "Mudpie".
Dapple Gray Palfrey
- Elegant and intelligent, this breed of horse is a favorite among the nobles of Cyrodiil.
Dragonscale Barded War-Horse
- "Dragons are a pain in the tailbones, yes? But their scales make such superb steed armor! The Dragonscale Barded War-Horse may be the sharpest mount this one has ever seen!" — Master Groom Zarbi'dahuz
Dragonscale Solar Horse
- "I have been fortunate enough to have personally glimpsed a Solar Horse on an Anequine morning, and I say with conviction that it must be a creature of Magrus, the Cat's Eye, and no other." —Moon Bishop Hunal
- The ancient Deep Elves made animunculi of many kinds, imitating nature with mechanical constructs. The Dwarven word for mount was "vamidium," but their equine automata are more commonly known as Dwarven Horses.
Dwarven War Horse
- This loyal horse has been trained for warfare, and will stick with you through every kind of conflict. As a bonus, it comes outfitted in ancient Dwarven horse armor.
Ebon Dwarven Horse
- Though most ancient Dwemer automata are constructed primarily of the so-called Dwarven Metal, some rare and special animunculus mounts use a preponderance of Ebony. Creations like the Ebon Dwarven Horse are especially durable.
The Ebon Dwarven Horse is an upcoming mount. Its default name is "Metalmane".
Egg Hunter's Horse
- The many multicolored eggs of Tamriel are valuable for their differing alchemical properties, and this makes the Egg Hunter's job a profitable one, especially in the spring.
Egg Hunter's Horse is an upcoming mount. Its default name is "Dobbin".
Fang Lair Courser
- In Fang Lair, not even ancient warriors' steeds are safe from reanimation by necromancers! Though to be fair, if you're looking for "grimly impressive," this is the mount for you.
The Fang Lair Courser is a reanimated skeletal horse mount. It is available from the Crown Store individually for 3,000 , or as part of the Dragon Bones Collector's Bundle for 4,000 . Its default name is "Deadmane".
Gray Yokudan Charger
- These chargers are descended from the great gray war-horses of the Ra Gada.
Flame Atronach Horse
- It was the master summoners of the Direnni who first discovered that a conjurer could impose any desired shape on a Flame Atronach - even that of a horse. Direnni mages mounted on flaming horses first appeared at the Battle of Glenumbria Moors.
The Flame Atronach Horse Flame Atronach-themed horse is available as an Apex-level reward in Flame Atronach crates. Its mane, tail, and feathers are not hair, but literally fire. Its default name is "Firemane".
- With its icy gaze and steaming breath, the frigid Frost Mare seems carved from the very glaciers of Skyrim.
The Frost Mare is a horse mount made of solid ice, previously available from the Crown Store for 3,000 . It is also available in the Storm Atronach Crown Crates as a Legendary-level reward. Its default name is "Snowhoof", although it originally had no default name. The Frost Mare has unique icy sound effects.
- The ancient Nords who came to Skyrim with Ysgramor worshiped animal totems, and adorned their mounts with symbolic hair-knots and hide strips meant to protect their livestock from the frigid climate. These "Frostbane" talismans are still in use today!
Galvanic Storm Steed
- The Galvanic Storm Steed fuses the power of a Storm Atronach from Oblivion with the bloodline of the Yokudan Chargers, the famous war horses of the Redguards, to create an incomparable mount.
Hollowjack Rider Horse
- Every Witches Festival, the haunted legend of a hidden Rivenspire hollow once more comes to life—if you can call it that—and horse riders across Tamriel are cursed to gallop headless through the night on dark and frantic seeds.
Hollowjack Wraith-Lantern Steed
- Conventional wisdom holds that these bizarre and eerie Skull mounts are just horses imbued with a haunting illusory appearance—but some whisper that they aren't from Tamriel at all, but summoned from the Hollowjack half-world or demi-plane.
- "Sometimes Argonians want to travel a long way for a long time, and how do people do that? On mounts! And so useful lizards become Lizard Steeds of proven shapes, and then Argonians can ride, tall in the saddle and proud!" —Ukaspa of Lilmoth
Horse-Lizard Steed is available from the Xanmeer Crown Crates as a Apex-level reward. Its default name is "Lizardhoof".
- Impetuous and fierce, this all-purpose Imperial steed yields only to a capable master.
Imperial War Horse
- When the Empire of Cyrodiil was at its height, the Imperial Legion Cavalry rode these chalk-white chargers into battle beneath the red diamond banner.
The Imperial War Horse is a white armored horse mount previously available from the Mysterious Reward Box distributed during the Ten Million Stories event. It was also available for a short time during the beginning of September, 2018 (removed September 6th, 2018) for 2500 Crowns. Its default name is "Diamond Red".
Masqued "Unicorn" Steed
- Is that the famed and incredibly-rare creature of legend, the true Unicorn from Hircine's Oblivion realm of the Hunting Grounds? …Well, no, it's a horse with a golden horn attached to its forehead. But the effect—it's just so magical!
- Capable of keeping an even pace over long distances, this beast's spirit never flags.
The Midnight Steed is a black horse mount available from stablemasters for 42,700 . Its default name is "Rambler". This mount was originally called Gaited Horse before Update 6, and had 10 extra points in Stamina training, hence the description. Since the introduction of Riding Skill in Update 6, the only difference between this mount and others is cosmetic.
- With its equine psyche stolen by Daedric magic, the mind-shriven horse is a docile yet terrifying mount.
The Mind-Shriven Horse is a gray Soul Shriven horse with wispy blue veins. It was previously available from the Crown Store for 2,200 , and was released alongside the Imperial City DLC. It is also available in the Storm Atronach Crown Crates as a Legendary-level reward. Its default name is "Voidwatcher". The Mind-Shriven Horse has unique sound effects.
Night Frost Atronach Steed
- This chilling steed was created from a Frost Atronach that was conjured into the shape of a horse. Perfect for an adventurer visiting a warmer climate, this steed can help you stay cool even in extreme temperatures.
- The origin of this horrific mount is obscure, but some see the hand of Mehrunes Dagon in it.
Novelty Stick Horse
- During the Jester's Festival even the lowliest of commoners can pretend to be a mounted knight with a whimsical Novelty Stick steed. Horses are popular in the Daggerfall Covenant.
Riding Skill does not affect this appearance and speed
- Handsome, strong, and swift, the palomino is favored by couriers and sportsmen.
The Palomino Horse is a golden and white horse mount included with the Gold Edition of ESO. Originally available from the online store and Steam, the Palomino was later featured in the Crown Store for 900 , it is also available in the Storm Atronach Crown Crates as an Epic-level reward. Its default name is "Fishystick". Before Update 6, it had the same flavor text as the Sorrel Horse.
- The small equines of the subtropical Pellitine forests have subtle vertical stripes for camouflage under the canopy. They've been crossed with the larger Anequine Mustang to create a striking striped mount, the favorite of the First Corinthe Hussars.
- Staunch and vigorous, this patterned war-horse is known for its courage and tenacity.
Plague Husk Horse
- A zombie horse is fearsome enough - but a Plague Husk Horse, wreathed in a glowing miasma of toxic infection, is a truly terrifying mount!
Psijic Escort Charger
- Though the Psijics are not a combat order, the monks do concede a need for protection when venturing beyond Artaeum, and when their fighting escorts need to be mounted, they conjure up these impressive warhorses for them.
Psijic Horse Exemplar
- Psijic Exemplar mounts theoretically represent the ideal forms such creatures can assume, at which point they transcend the physical and incarnate the mystical. One look at the noble Horse Exemplar, and you know it's true.
Psijic Spectral Steed
- When Psijic monks (or their favored allies) call up a Psijic Spectral Steed, they're really summoning the spirit of a Psijic Horse Exemplar, brought back to the world of the living and made tangible by a supreme act of Conjuration.
- When the dro-m'Athra ride from the Dark Behind the World, they go mounted on these dread steeds: the Rahd-m'Athra! Are they spirits from the Dark Moons, or tangible creatures of evil?
Realm of T'Which Horse
- This Daedric companion, conjured by Psijic magic in shape of a glowing Horse, was summoned from the little-known and possibly imaginary Oblivion demi-plane of T'Which.
The Realm of T'Which Horse is an upcoming mount. Its default name is "Violet".
- "It is hard to start a campfire in the damps of the deep marsh, yes? Not when you have a Scorching Horse-Lizard! With one of these as your mount, you will never again have to eat cold eel stew!" —Ukaspa, Stablemaster of Lilmoth
- Shadowghost Horses are never bred, only found, and then only on misty nights when both moons are dark. Then they are summoned from behind by hooded Shadowghost Wranglers, roped and saddled and broken for riding by ordinary mortals.
- Argonian heavy troops are informally known as Shellbacks—so inevitably, their heavy cavalry mounts are called Shellback Warhorses. They are among the strongest breeds known.
Silver Dawn Argent Charger
- Werewolf hunting is a dirty and largely thankless business, but when a Silver Dawn member mounts their resplendent Argent Charger, they feel like the hero they really are. Sure, it's showy, but as a defender of society against the vicious, you deserve it.
- Behold the Skeletal Horse! Mortal races are not the only creatures that can be re-animated by necromancers. The best part: no need to muck out the stable.
Snow-Blanket Sorrel Horse
- This handsome breed of horse is native to the Colovian Highlands of Cyrodiil, and is a common sight from Chorrol to Bruma. The Snow-Blanket Sorrel is known for its intelligence, high spirits
- A hardy, well-rounded beast suitable for riding and simple work. Unremarkable, but dependable.
The Sorrel Horse is a brown horse mount available from stablemasters for 10,000 . Its default name is "Sweetroll". This mount was originally called Common Horse before Update 6. As of Update 17, this horse is no longer sold by Stablemasters, but is instead given for free upon reaching Level 10 via the Level Up Advisor.
Storm Atronach Horse
- Summoned from the plane of Levinace, the Storm Atronach Horse is a Daedric mount of majesty and terror, ready to appear in Tamriel whenever called to your service.
Treasure Hunter's Horse
- Stolid, careful, sturdy, and long-suffering, the Treasure Hunter's Horse is resigned to a life of being ridden into crumbling ruins by a reckless master who's searching for wealth but often finds only danger.
The Treasure Hunter's Horse is available from the Crown Store for 3,000 and with the Wrathstone Collector's Bundle. Its default name is "Surefoot".
True Ghost Horse
- Not a spectre, not a zombie, not a horse of a spooky color—the True Ghost Horse is the actual haunting shade of a deceased mount, returned from beyond the equine grave. Bonus: no need to muck out its stall!
Vitrine Dwarven Horse
- "A horse-shaped Dwarven mount constructed of Ebony, Adamant, Dwarven Metal, and Glass? Sure, why not? The Dwemer could build almost anything, and seemed determined to prove it." —Herebane, Nord "Scholar of the Vanished"
The Vitrine Dwarven Horse is a Dwarven Automaton-themed mount, or "vamidium". It was available from the Crown Store via Dwarven Crown Crates as a Radiant Apex-level reward. Its default name is "Glossy".
White-Gold Imperial Courser
- Created after years of extensive breeding, the White-Gold Imperial Courser is said to be the most beautiful horse in all of Tamriel. With its almost ethereal beauty, these horses are owned by only the wealthiest riders.
White Mane Horse
- A rare, highly-sought cross between a midnight steed and a Skyrim ice-horse.
Wild Hunt Horse
- When the Wood Elves invoke the Wild Hunt, creatures forget their Y'ffre-taught shapes and shift into unnatural forms. Such are the Wild Hunt Horses, mounts that occupy a space between flora and fauna.
The Wild Hunt Horse is a green Wild Hunt-themed horse mount made out of roots and held together by nature magic. It is available from the Crown Store via Wild Hunt Crown Crates and is considered to be an 'Apex' level reward. It leaves behind green hoofprints, and small flowers briefly bloom where it stands still. Its default name is "Greenmare".
Winter Garland Dapple Gray
- This festive horse is sure to spread holiday cheer—with bells on! The proud owner of such a steed can be almost assured that they have the handsomest horse in town.
The Winter Garland Dapple Gray was available from the Crown Store from December 7, 2017 through January 2, 2018 (roughly coinciding with the New Life Festival of 2017) for 2,500 . Its default name is "Dapper".
Witch Knight Charger
- During their invasion of High Rock, the Reachmen were profoundly impressed by the power and splendor of the Breton mounted knights, and decided to breed their own hardy northern steeds to the same size. They succeeded!
- Mannimarco's Order of the Black Worm must be responsible for the re-animated Zombie Horse, as it was first seen in Cyrodiil as a Worm Anchorite's mount.
The Zombie Horse is a worm-anchorite's horse mount, reanimated by the Order of the Black Worm. It was available from the Crown Store from October 22 - November 2, 2015 for 2,500 , and from October 27 - November 1, 2016 for 1,200 . It was available for purchase a third time, from October 16-20, 2017. It is also available via the 2018 Hollowjack Crown Crates. Its default name is "Witherwhinny".