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Location Bal Foyen, Deshaan, Lake Hlaalu, House Dres Farmstead, Narsis Ruins, Stonefalls, Heimlyn Keep, Vvardenfell,Morrowind, Old Sailenmora Outpost, CamonnaruhnNecrom
Species Nix-Hound
Health 31,364
Reaction Hostile
A Nix-Hound

Nix-Hounds are insectoids native to Morrowind. About the size of a dog, they can perform stealth attacks and drain the health of their enemies. They are distant relatives of the nix-ox.

Related Quests[edit]

Skills and Abilities[edit]

Shadow Step
Nix-hounds can teleport to get closer to their enemies.
A basic melee attack that hits twice for minor physical damage.
The nix-hound sprays poison, doing moderate poison damage with minor poison damage over time to the player as indicated by a red cone. Only used by generic grey nix-hounds.
The nix-hound sucks blood from its enemy, doing moderate physical damage over time to the player. This attack can be interrupted to set the enemy off balance.

Unique Nix-Hounds[edit]

A grey nix-hound


Generic Nix-Hounds[edit]

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

Zone / Dungeon Specific Location Difficulty Health
Dragonstar Arena Round 4: The Slave Pit Normal33,891Veteran117,950
Maelstrom ArenaOrsinium Stage 7: Vault of Umbrage Normal11,600Veteran(?)
Nilthog's HollowMorrowind Area occupants 31,364
Summoned by Nilthog the Unbroken ON-misc-Boss 1.png 60,370
Bal SunnarScribes of Fate Throughout the dungeon Normal(?)Veteran451,125