This article is about the creature. For the pet, see Banekin (pet).

Banekin
(lore page)
Location Varies
Species Banekin
Health 13846
Reaction Hostile
Drops
Poison Solvents, Daedra Husk, Banekin Horn
A Banekin using lightning magic

Banekin are small humanoid Daedra that often attack in groups. They use shock magic in combat.

Skills and AbilitiesEdit

A Banekin

As they are considered Daedric creatures, banekin are especially vulnerable to Fighters Guild abilities.

Entropic Touch
A basic melee attack that does minor shock damage.
Dire Wound
A charged melee attack that does moderate shock damage. This spell can be interrupted to set the enemy off balance.
Envelop
The enemy summons a ball of lightning above itself. This attack does moderate shock damage over time to all players near it as indicated by a red circle. This attack can be interrupted to set the enemy off balance.

Quests Involving BanekinEdit

LocationsEdit

Banekin can be found in the following locations:

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Unique BanekinEdit

VariantsEdit

Generic BanekinEdit

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

Zone / Dungeon Specific Location Difficulty Health
Tamriel Harstryl summons 23976
The Banished Cells I, Crypt of Hearts I The whole dungeon Normal49116Veteran136704
Elden Hollow II The whole dungeon Normal19647Veteran52657
City of Ash I/II, Vaults of Madness The whole dungeon Normal26523Veteran58327
Dark Anchors During the pre-boss trash waves 29870
Accompanying bosses 60370
Cyrodiil Anchors 40634
Dragonstar Arena Round 7: The Circle of Rituals Normal42732Veteran143225
Imperial SewersImperial City Summoned by General Nazenaechar 17250
(?) (?) Normal29470Veteran64808
Vateshran Hollows: The Wounding The Wounding done first Normal11644Veteran(?)
The Wounding done second Normal13873Veteran(?)
The Wounding done third Normal19795Veteran52477

DialogueEdit

Following the completion of Castle of the Worm, a Banekin will appear.

Banekin: "You! Tharn wants to speak to you! Go to the Daggerfall/Vulkhel Guard/Davon's Watch Mages Guild! Quick quick!"

AchievementsEdit

There are two Achievements associated with this creature.

Achievement Points Description
ON-icon-achievement-Veteran Dungeon.png Veteran Deadlands Banekin Slayer 10 Defeat 550 Banekin in Veteran City of Ash I.
ON-icon-achievement-Rank.png Veteran Banekin Slayer 10 Defeat 140 Banekin in Veteran Elden Hollow II.