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Camels can spit.
- "The Potentate bought several herds of camels in 2E 25 for delivery to Versidue-Shaie, Mirannah of Gwylim states. 'Reman desert pursuit' and 'enchanted barding like bear' are also true. Chased by glowing camels—what a sight!"—Honorata Ancrus, Eyevea
- When summoned, this warrior mount of the deathless Anka-Ra mystically amalgamates, drawing sand and strength from the distant Alik'r.
- With the Baandari Pedlar Camel as your mount, you can go farther between water breaks, plus enjoy the sight of camel spit distressing those unlucky enough to be in range.
- Most riders consider black camels to be creatures of bad luck and misfortune. But if you're a thief riding off into the night with your ill-gotten gains, you might see things differently.
- "Maybe the Camel-Lizard was created so we heroic Argonian adventurers could travel in arid climes like Anequina—or maybe it was so heroic Khajiiti adventurers could have something to ride in Black Marsh. I don't know, I just want one." —Heem-Jas
- "Though Iron Orcs ate nearly all these gentle camels, the puissant Elinhir mages took them in, allowing them to flourish. With their flowing gaits and downy fur, the sweet-scented creatures became the mages' steed of choice."—Garold Farfly
- Frankly, compared to war horses, bear mounts, and even saddle guars, it's hard for Camels to look magnificent—until you dress them in Dragonscale Bard. Then look out!
- Dwarven Camels are most often found among the ruins of the desert-dwelling Rourken clan of the Dwemer, who left northeast Tamriel and traveled west to found cities in the remote back-country of Hammerfell.
- When Peregrine Direnni passed her Master Conjurer test by summoning the first-ever Flame Atronach camel, her mentor Corvus gave her high marks but was heard to comment, "Now you're just showing off."
- It's no surprise that in the Alik'r Desert, where blooming flowers are rare and prized, that Shorn Camels tattooed with Floral designs are well loved and popular. Covering them with flower designs is even said to make them less ornery!
- Perhaps the Atmoran totems and dread-knots sported by the Frostbane Camel actually do help protect it from the bitter cold of Skyrim. Or maybe camels are just too ornery to care.
- "A scholar sought a mount that would assume her burdens, so I gave her a Gloomspore Camel. Using scaly pholiota in its creation makes it less likely to complain at any weight it bears, plus gives it a bounce to its step."—Mage Naleldil
- This is the stoic, hard-working beast that riders in the wastes of Hammerfell count on to survive. And if things come to a fight, it's just plain mean.
The Hammerfell Camel is available in the Crown Store for 1,600 . It released with the Thieves Guild Collector's Edition alongside the Kindlespit Dragon Frog on March 7, 2016 for PC, March 22 for Xbox One, and March 23 for PlayStation 4. It has been available ever since. Its default name is "Bumbiter".
- Even in the wastes of the Alik'r, far from Rivenspire, when the sun sets on a moonless Witches Festival night riders may find themselves headless, galloping across the darkling dunes on shadowy camels and clutching glimmering Hollowjacks.
- Famous Redguard conjurer, Rozaba af-Nizhadal, often referred to Iron Atronach Camels as "glass-treaders." Adventurers in Hammerfell still find glass tracks from where the atronach's scorching feet seared the sand!
- "King Dynar insisted their camels leave Nenalata as well, setting them to carrying the gravely ill and fatigued among the evacuees. Their fortitude shone brightest with Silatam, who was the last camel standing each rest period."—Beredalmo the Signifier
- "Those seeking their way on dark sands should consider the New Moon Camel. Some say it feeds off the night itself. I say maybe so."—Jonnet of the Sunwalkers
- When the Ra Gada first came to Hammerfell from lost Yokuda, they brought their mounts—horses and camels—with them. It was these Yokudan camels that the Psijic monks are said to have taken as models for their Psijic Camel Exemplars.
- "Camels do indeed thrive within Sovngarde. When called to join battle in Tamriel, these resplendent creatures eagerly race forward to meet their valorous riders. Do not believe the claims that they spit mead, though."—Clever Woman Moritra
- The Redguard hatred of necromancy means undead creatures are rare in Hammerfell - which will make you all the more special when you clatter in to the oasis on the back of a terrifying Skeletal Camel!
- The Altmer wizard Corvus Direnni astounded High King Ar-Azal of Hammerfell by conjuring a Storm Atronach that assumed the form of a horse—but when Ar-Azal tried to stump him by commanding he summon a Storm Atronach Camel, Corvus Direnni instantly did so!
- The dervishes of Rihad shave their Hammerfell camels and tattoo them with mystic symbols sacred to the spirits of the deep desert, to placate those wayward spirits in hopes they'll refrain from leading the camels astray among the dunes.
- Shorn Camels are desert mounts with elaborate Tattoos on their hide where once there were wiry bristles. The "Verdant," with its repeating floral designs, may be the most beautiful of them all.
The Verdant Tattoo Shorn Camel was available as a daily reward during May of 2019 for Day 25. Its default name is "Desert Blossom".
- Y'ffre's Naming gave all the creatures of Nirn their shapes, even in the arid deserts of Tamriel. When its name comes magically unraveled, then a creature begins to forget its shape and devolve to a state between flora and fauna. Thus the Wild Hunt Camel.
The Wild Hunt Camel is available as an Apex-level reward from Wild Hunt Crown Crates. It leaves behind green footprints, and small flowers briefly bloom where it stands still. Its default name is "Crankyvines".
- The white camel is said to be sacred to Zeht, the Redguard god of food and farming. The devout folk of Hammerfell bow when a Cloud Camel rides past.
Zeht's Cloud Camel is a white camel mount previously available from the Crown Store for 1,900 in the 2016 Black Fredas bundle. It is now available as a Legendary-level reward in Sovngarde Crates. Its default name is "Mirage".