Skyrim modder gifts The Dragonborn a unique sword in celebration of the game’s 11th birthday

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The Dragonborn's special new sword in Skyrim.

Modders have put a lot of effort into making sure Skyrim has continually evolved and expanded in the eleven years since it was first released into the world.

These efforts have brought everything from destructible furniture to dynamically-learning NPCs and even destination weddings to the game, helping ensure that, on PC at least, it always has something fresh to offer both new and returning players.

Now, one of them has decided to give a gift to the character that all of these players have been experiencing their adventures, via a new mod containing a pretty special-looking sword.

Do you think this swanky sword is worthy of Skyrim’s hero?

The mod in question is called ‘The Dragon Blade (Skyrim 11th Anniversary Special Edition)’, and is the work of modder Nexussfire. Their previous work has juiced up Fallout 4’s jetpacks and also brought that game some luxurious pip-boy paint jobs.

This time, they’ve put on their blacksmith’s apron and forged up some fancy blades to commemorate Skyrim turning 11, making sure to decorate them with rune inscriptions in the dragon language.

Found inside High Hrothgar’s meeting room, there are three weapons on offer in total, with one being a two-handed greatsword and the others being traditional one-handed versions of the same design, ensuring that you’ll be catered to no matter how you prefer to wield your blades (sorry mages).

All of these are pretty powerful, dishing out slightly more damage than their Daedric equivalents, though they do come without any enchantments, with Nexussfire promising that an enchant version will be arriving at “a unique location in a future update.”

They’re also seemingly working on some unique sheaths to go along with the swords, but are only “in the planning stage” at current.


So, until those arrive, you’ll just have to be careful and make sure that you don’t accidentally stab yourself when relaxing into a seat at your favourite inn.

Regardless of whether your Dragonborn is currently enroute to a healer and wishing they’d left their best armament at home, make sure to follow us for more updates on The Elder Scrolls 6 and the interesting world of Skyrim modding.

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