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Blades:Elder Scrolls Historical References

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References to events in the history of The Elder Scrolls are documented separately to Easter Eggs.

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  • Townsfolk may comment, "Cliff racers. *Shudder*" This is a reference to the excessive amount of hostile Cliff Racers encountered all over Vvardenfell.

Oblivion & PGE3Edit

  • Townsfolk may exclaim, "By Azura! I'd die to meet a Grand Champion!" This is a reference to the Adoring Fan's common refrain, which he would say whenever approached: "By Azura, by Azura, by Azura! It's the Grand Champion! I can't believe it's you! Standing here! Next to me!"
  • Townsfolk may comment, "I saw some mudcrabs by the water recently." This is a reference to a line of NPC dialogue which can be commonly overheard in conversation: "I saw some mudcrabs by the water recently. I steered clear of them."
  • Orcish villagers during the quest The Heretic cite an Orc King who originated the idea that Trinimac is still alive and should be worshipped. This is a reference to Orsinium Section of A Pocket Guide to the Empire: Third Edition, which mentions King Gortwog creating a new priesthood around Trinimac.


  • The description for the Whiterun Banner decoration states that the Cloud District "is well worth visiting". This is a reference to an irritating line of dialogue often repeated by Whiterun resident Nazeem: "Do you get to the Cloud District very often? Oh, what am I saying - of course you don't."