What followers can join the Blades?

All permanent followers are eligible to join the Blades except Serana and those from the Dark Brotherhood. When a new recruit joins the Blades, they automatically leave your service, so a new follower can be recruited.

How many followers can become Blades?

Once three followers become Blades, the "Dragon Hunting" quest becomes available which involves slaying a dragon at a random dragon lair with the new recruits. Should a recruit die, they cannot be replaced by inducting another follower.

Can Lydia join the Blades?

Lydia, like most followers, has the option of being recruited into The Blades by being brought to Delphine at Sky Haven Temple after the quest Alduin's Wall is completed. She can still be recruited as a follower, but her default Steel apparel will be replaced with a full set of Blades Armor and a Blades sword.


Can you join the Blades without killing Paarthurnax?

Edit: After you meet Paarthurnax, you cant join the Blades unless you kill him.

Who is the best follower in Skyrim?

Skyrim: 10 Best Followers In The Game, Ranked
  • 8 Marcurio.
  • 7 Aela The Huntress.
  • 6 Barbas.
  • 5 Mjoll The Lioness.
  • 4 J'zargo.
  • 3 Cicero.
  • 2 Serana.
  • 1 Flame Thrall.


Skyrim Blades - Recruit Followers for Delphine & Dragon Slaying



Can you save Paarthurnax?

Bugs. PC 360 PS3 Paarthurnax is invincible immediately after receiving the quest because he is perched on the altar. However, this can be exploited to level up one's skills. Reloading a previous save will resolve this, as long as the Dragonborn does not engage in conversation before killing him.

Are the Blades imperial or Stormcloak?

10 The Blades Were Also Known As The Imperial Intelligence Service. While they are most well known for their much more imposing title of the Blades, the group also went by the name The Imperial Intelligence Service.

Where is Lydia when she dies Skyrim?

Look in Whiterun's Dragonsreach or Breezehome.

If you wait for more than a few in-game days after telling Lydia to stay in the same spot, she will walk back to Whiterun. She will usually hang around where you found her or she may be near Breezehome, so check those places.

Can serana join Blades?

All permanent followers are eligible to join the Blades except Serana and those from the Dark Brotherhood.


What happens if Lydia becomes a blade?

Any follower you make a blade will still follow you if you go to Skyhaven Temple and ask them to (including Lydia or any other housecarl). The only difference is when you make them leave your service, they will return to Skyhaven Temple with the other Blades members.

Is Lydia an essential follower?

No she is not essential and it's quite easy to kill her yourself 'by accident'. She is however a very handy follower and potential spouse.

Who is the best archer follower in Skyrim?

Aela. Aela the Huntress is an archer found in Jorrvaskr, home of the Companions. Like most of the Companions, you can simply ask her to follow you whenever you like, once you've completed the faction's questline. Aela is a brilliant archer, and she has better synergy with some player types than others.

Is the blades Armor good Skyrim?

The Blades set is the highest-rated faction armor in the game, giving you a unique steel look as well as comparable stats to carry you through the game.


Are the Blades in Oblivion?

The Blades are a joinable faction in The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. They were a powerful group of elite spies and swordsmen in the service of the Emperor of Tamriel.

Why do the Thalmor hate the Blades?

Because the Blades were the ones who were actually spying on the Thalmor and waging war on them in the shadows. They sorta pissed them off, which is what led to the whole cart full of heads thing.

Should I join the Blades oblivion?

It is not necessary to join the Blades to complete the Main Quest. There are three total ranks in the Blades in Oblivion: Knight Sister/Brother, Captain, and Grandmaster. Only the lowest rank is available to the player.

Do I let Odahviing go?

This occurs upon leaving the great porch without capturing Odahviing first. The only way to fix is to go back to an older save. If attacked while he is trapped in Dragonsreach, no damage is done to him and he will do nothing. Upon release, he becomes hostile.


Who is better the blades or the greybeards?

If you want more shouts then side with the Greybeards. If you want an army and abilities to fight dragons better, the Blades.

Is Paarthurnax worth killing?

It's better to not kill him. The Greybeards care about the voice and and dragonborn and the prophecy. The Blades all they care about is the dragonborn and alduin and paathurnaax.

Is Faendal or Sven a better follower?

Skyrim - Faendal Is A Better Follower Than Sven

He also has a level cap of 30, which while not phenomenal, will keep him relevant a good while longer than Sven, especially with his archery skills.

What is Lydia's level cap?

On paper, Lydia is a good follower who has a level cap of 50, maxing out Heavy Armor, One-Handed, and Block. You may be happy to take her along, but soon notice little annoyances like her attitude or the way she refuses to follow you down the mountainside, seeking out a safer path instead.


Who should I sacrifice to Boethiah?

Ralis Sedarys, The Most Justifiable Choice

Of all the followers in Skyrim none is more deserving of a grisly, sacrificial death than Ralis Sedarys. Ralis is the Dunmer at the head of the Kolbjorn Barrow excavation in Solstheim.

Is killing Paarthurnax canon?

^Not exactly. Killing Paarthurnax itself is a minor detail, but you can't join the blades unless you kill him. If the dragonborn is chronicled as joining the blades in the next game we can assume that they killed Paarthurnax.