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Character Build: The Beastmaster

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  • Member
    August 22, 2012

    Dual-wielding axes, he is a whirlwind of death, made more deadly by the bears and wolves who run at his side. Primarily a melee fighter, he augments combat with conjuration.

    The Beastmaster

    "I have watched the other races... I have seen their squabbling, their ruthlessness. Their wars do nothing but scar the land, and drive the wild things to extinction. No, they cannot be trusted. Only beasts are above deceit." ~ Rexxar, Beastmaster


    Level 50

    Race: Bosmer (for Command Animal) or Orc (for epicness)

    Stone: Lady (The Beastmaster has powerful Endurance)

    Major Skills: One Handed, Light Armor, Conjuration.

    Minor Skill: Sneak, Alchemy

    Armor: Light Leather or Hide (Endgame: Dragonscale Armor)

    Weapon: A Pair of Axes

    Artifacts: The Gualdur Amulet, The Ring of Namira

    Shouts: Animal Allegiance, Kyne's Peace, Elemental Fury (Endgame: Call Dragon & Dragon Rend)

    Spells: Command Animal, Conjure Familiar, Conjure Dread Zombie

    Custom Potions:


    Name: Tamer's Tongue

    Reagents: Blue Mountain flower + Lavender + Wheat

    Effect: Fortify Conjuration, Restore Health, Fortify Health


    Name: Root Medicine

    Reagents: Blue Mountain Flower + Charred Skeever Hide + Mudcrab Chittin

    Effect: Cure Disease, Resist Poison, Restore Stamina, Restore Health



    Name: Giant's Bane

    Reagents: Deathbell + Red Mountain Flower + Salt

    Effect: Slow, Damage Health

    Custom Abilities:

    Name: Berserkergang (Orc Only)

    Skills:  Deft Movement + Berserker Rage + Elemental Fury

    Effect: Fling yourself into a rage, ignoring 1 in every 10 hits. You take 50% damage and deal 200% damage for one minute. For the first fifteen seconds of this minute, you attack 100% faster.



    Name: Companion

    Skills:  Animal Allegiance + Command Animal + Conjure Dread Zombie + Conjure Familiar

    Effect: Call forth the animals of the forest to fight by your side for one minute. After they have dispersed, one wolf will remain for an additional minute. After this, he becomes bound to you, fighting at your side for up to 15 minutes. After he is slain, his spirit will manifest to fight at your side for another 15 minutes.


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    Name: The Wild Hunt

    Skills:  Animal Allegiance (Amulet of Talos) + Lady Stone + Unhindered + Windwalker

    Effect: Call forth the animals of the forest to fight by your side indefinitely as you bound through the wilds, able to run without ever tiring. (With an amulet of Talos, Animal Allegiance will last 60 seconds and have a 52 second cool-down).



    In combat, the Beastmaster uses a combination of berserker strength, hunter's cunning, and bestial companions to overcome his foes.

    Wearing leather and wielding axes, the beast master roams the wild. At low levels, or when alone, he may call spirit beats (Conjure Familiar) to his aid.

    At home in the vast woodlands of Skyrim, Command Animal, and Animal Allegiance help him to dominate the land. Face a dragon with all the fury of the woodland at your back as bears, wolves, and beasts head your call.

    The Beastmaster may also "tame animals" after subduing (killing) an animal, he may use 'Conjuration' to make up to two beasts temporary companions (12 minutes).
    He is primarily a solitary creature who may take a hunter or trapperr as a follower, but would much rather a good horse and hound at his side.

    With an Archer Companion, Dog, Horse, and Two Wolves, The Beastmaster commands a small army, even out of the wilds where he cannot call unending hordes of beasts to his aid.

    The dogs of war


    The Beastmaster travels alone, more at home in the vast wilds and tundras of Skyrim than its large cities. Wise, but of few words, he travels the land attempting to bring order, tranquility, and serenity to the land and all those who live in harmony with it. He cares little for material wealth, and would be more likely to pick up antlers and fur than rubies and gold. he would rather craft his gear than purchase it.

    His natural enemies are those who disrespect the wilds and violate the natural order of things. He respects hunters, and great warriors alike. Undead, unnatural, their existence defying the cycle of life and death, must be slain. Dragons and large beasts pose as adversaries, rather than game. By slaying a dragon, the Beastmaster is defeating an honorable opponent, not simply killing an animal.

    Complete quests having to do with beasts, animals, the order of life death, and the undead.

    The Companions are a natural place to start, they will offer good training, quests, followers, gear, and very much fit the role play of the Beastmaster as he battles both internal and external foes.

    I now walk into the wild.”  - Jon Krakauer

    If you liked this, be sure to check out my other builds!
    Party Leader - Jack of Dreams - Beacon of Meridia - Zephyr - Orc Pit Fighter

  • August 22, 2012
    That's awesome
  • Member
    August 22, 2012


  • August 22, 2012
    Ill have to try this one day
  • August 22, 2012


    What an awesome idea for a build, great work.

  • Member
    August 22, 2012

    Thanks :)
    Rexxar was the inspiration for this guy! I enjoy trying to translate Warcraft-type concepts into a Skyrim frame, it often yields really cool results.

  • August 22, 2012
    Since this is a nature build, and dragons would be worthy opponents , wouldn't it be cool to have dragon armor for this build. ?
  • Member
    August 22, 2012

    I suppose the logical and Skyrim-appropriate endgame for this build would be Dragonscale Armor, on that note, Dragon Rend and Call Dragon should also be added, to the list of shouts. I guess my vision of the class is just less endgame.
    After all, Alduin is basically the ultimate foe for the ultimate hunter. 

  • August 22, 2012
    If you have dawngaured you get a shout call summon dovaihger(something like that) and its another dragon that fights with you.
  • August 22, 2012
    VERY good. Just add some special moves and combat tactics, and you are good to go.