1. Welcome to Skyrim Forums. You totally should register so you can experience everything our community offers. We have various resources related to Skyrim which include a massive array of Guides and Tutorials. If you're here just for the discussion you can check out our General Skyrim Discussion section or if you're here for help you can check out our Skyrim Help section. We also have the latest Skyrim News and fun stuff like Roleplaying and even a Skyrim Fan Fiction section!

    Are you here to discuss Dawnguard? You may discuss it by signing up and checking out this section.

    So if you love Skyrim you should join for sure. Click the 'Sign Up' button on the right to register your account. You can register with your Facebook or Steam account.

How many Dragons in Skyrim?

Discussion in 'General Skyrim Discussion' started by zombiejunkie, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. zombiejunkie New Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 17, 2011
    Message Count:
    27
    Reputation:
    0
    I was wondering if there is a set number of dragon's in the land or can I farm dragons?
  2. brandon Active Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 17, 2011
    Message Count:
    968
    Reputation:
    6
    no everything i found online about them is theyre supposed to be unlimited and random. that being said my wife was playing yesterday and everytime she fast traveled anywhere a dragon would be there and kill her with one breath of fire or ice. it was wierd. but if it happens to you go in a building or cave and when you come out itll be gone.
  3. tha420Moose bLaze up. play skYrim

    Member Since:
    Nov 16, 2011
    Message Count:
    98
    Location:
    Boston
    Reputation:
    3
    obviously there are some set dragons at the dragon icons and ones during quests. But the other dragons are supposed to be random so unlimited. so you never really know when a dragon might attack haha.
  4. NobleGoldKnight Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 17, 2011
    Message Count:
    43
    Reputation:
    2
    So do the number of dragons increase as you progress the story? I have been exploring mostly and have not been doing the story. I would like more battles with dragons but not get too far into the story until I have satisfied my thirst.
  5. brandon Active Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 17, 2011
    Message Count:
    968
    Reputation:
    6
    yeah i think it was wierd glitch or something but i got a kick out of it she got so mad.
  6. brandon Active Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 17, 2011
    Message Count:
    968
    Reputation:
    6
    you have to kill the one at whiterun to get the dragons started i think. ive been walking around whiterun for awhile and never saw one until this morning when i did the mission for the jarl dude. now i need to figure out how to buy a house so i can start storing dragon bones and scales too make dragon armor but no the numbers not supposed to increase but it could you never know. my wife couldnt go anywhere without seeing one for a longtime
  7. NobleGoldKnight Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 17, 2011
    Message Count:
    43
    Reputation:
    2
    Right and since I am a stone cold dragon murderer I have only been able to find 6 and thats because I avoid fast travel like it's cancer. But only 6? I wish there was a way to track them down or lure them into killzones... I'd make my own dragon graveyard... of glitchyness
  8. brandon Active Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 17, 2011
    Message Count:
    968
    Reputation:
    6
    i dont know dude but i think it was yesterday my wife was playing and everytime she fast traveld a dragon appeard and proceeded to kick the sh*t out of her i was laughing at her cause she got mad as hell
  9. Eturnus Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 13, 2011
    Message Count:
    86
    Reputation:
    0
    Few things i've noticed about Draon spwans

    Fast travel does seem to prompt them, Dragon shrines re-populate (even if it says cleared come back in a few game days and there may be another dragon there) and...

    *****SPOILER*****

    After the quest when you have to stop one Dragon bringing another dragon back to life, it seemed to increase the amount of random encounters i got.
  10. brandon Active Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 17, 2011
    Message Count:
    968
    Reputation:
    6
    so after that quest they still spawn. and some jarls and gaurds will tell you where one is and that theres a bounty on its head
  11. NobleGoldKnight Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 17, 2011
    Message Count:
    43
    Reputation:
    2
    So I need to finish some more story line to get more dragons? SO BE IT! I shall slaughter everything until I get my fight against 5 dragons at a time! That is my dream... 5 at a time... I shall do it!
  12. Warpsmasher New Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 16, 2011
    Message Count:
    6
    Location:
    Roland, Oklahoma
    Reputation:
    0
    Yesterday I was walking fromone side of the map to the other (east to west) just becuz i can and wanted to rack up on some loot and on my journey I encounter 8 dragons. 8!!! it was crazy and it wasnt like a huge distants between them it was one after another after another idk what was up but the game:p had it out for me
  13. Garrison Active Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 18, 2011
    Message Count:
    247
    Reputation:
    5
    That makes sense as I have yet to see one either, but have avoided the main quest line to date. There's supposedly a house to be purchased from the steward in Whiterun for 5k; that's my first priority tonight.
  14. Ebony Knight Lore Sword

    Member Since:
    Nov 18, 2011
    Message Count:
    616
    Reputation:
    20
    From what I have noticed (and this may just be coincidence) it does appear that the further you progress along the main quest line the more dragons trend to randomly appear. I could be wrong but it would coincide with the story. Then again it could just be because I'm always on the look out for them. My total at level 22 is 9 or 10
  15. Kasha Active Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 14, 2011
    Message Count:
    216
    Reputation:
    4
    Ive always felt after awhile dragons are just like wolf but a little harder, just keep on the move and let them attack other things :)
  16. Ebony Knight Lore Sword

    Member Since:
    Nov 18, 2011
    Message Count:
    616
    Reputation:
    20
    Lol to an extent yes, but remember some dragons are more powerful than others. I went into a fight with a blood dragon I found at about level 16 and almost got my ass handed to me.
  17. Kasha Active Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 14, 2011
    Message Count:
    216
    Reputation:
    4
    you do get the pleasant surprise once in a while.
  18. Garrison Active Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 18, 2011
    Message Count:
    247
    Reputation:
    5
    What's the lowest level you guys have taken out that first dragon, to kick off the quest line?
  19. Ebony Knight Lore Sword

    Member Since:
    Nov 18, 2011
    Message Count:
    616
    Reputation:
    20
    quote="Garrison, post: 7804, member: 608"]What's the lowest level you guys have taken out that first dragon, to kick off the quest line?[/quote]

    I think I was around 8?
  20. Garrison Active Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 18, 2011
    Message Count:
    247
    Reputation:
    5
    I think I was around 8?[/quote]

    Ok, good to know. I'm about 11 and was focusing on the Companion quest line, but maybe I'll knock off that first one so at least I get to experience them flying around! It's like a big hoax right now; Dragons? What dragons? lol.

Share This Page

Users found this page by searching for:

  1. how many dragons are in skyrim

    ,
  2. how many dragons in skyrim

    ,
  3. how many dragons are there in skyrim

    ,
  4. how many dragons skyrim,
  5. skyrim how many dragons are