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Location Shademother's Haven
Species Hagraven
Health 2,780,165 Difficulty ON-misc-Boss 3.png
Reaction Hostile

The Shademother is a hagraven who can be found at her haven in Western Skyrim.

Related Quests[edit]

Skills and Abilities[edit]

Heavy Attack
A ranged magical attack.
Summon Skeletal Dire Wolf/Summon Skeletal Bear
A Skeletal Dire Wolf or bear is summoned.
Nature's Preservation
The Shademother will summon a circular wall around her in the form of a thorny thicket. Attempting to run through it will cause minor damage and knock the player over. To bring the barrier down, you must either wait a full minute or kill her four Shadows. Players inside the thicket are unaffected by the barrier.
Summon Shadows
During Nature's Preservation, the Shademother summons four spectral copies of herself which have her basic abilities. These must be killed to bring Nature's Preservation down.


There is one achievement associated with this creature:

Achievement Points Description
ON-icon-achievement-Shades of Gray.png Shades of Gray 10 Defeat the Hagraven known as Shademother at Shademother's Haven in Western Skyrim.