Skyrim: 5 Civil War Facts That You May Have Missed - The Elder Scrolls 5 Secrets

Skyrim's civil war quest line is one of my personal favorite story lines in The Elder Scrolls 5. However, despite playing through it numerous time before, there are still a handful of hidden details, secrets and Easter eggs that some of us are only now just uncovering for both the Imperials and Stormcloaks. So, whether it's hidden siege equipment, or secret spies - today we'll be taking a look at 5 Skyrim civil war secrets that you may have missed.

Outro Song: Good Ol' Days - Martin Landh
  • Wolf Warrior

    I dont care who wins the civil war as long as the Thalmor suffer the most in tue end

  • Erynash

    "Civil war is one of the best Skyrim elements"Said nobody except Nate

  • James Parker

    Fun Fact: If you run away from the Stormcloak version of the Battle of Whiterun. The Stormcloaks will still win, but Ulfric will ridicule you as a coward.

  • Chef Excellence

    i hate that after the civil war story line ends, npcs still talk and act like it is ongoing. i get that would be 90% of the npcs have to change dialog but still. it's like nothing gets resolved.

  • Lloyd Nix

    There is so much cut content that would of made the Civil War so much better.

  • Adam Case

    The thing I dislike most about the civil war quest line, although I do like most of it, is there are so few tactics used in the battles,most of the time it is just a senseless charge and brawl.

  • øyvind vego

    what if skyrim had been released 1 year later. think of all the stuff that had been finished and all the extra quests

  • William Rowe

    The civil war in Skyrim SUCKS, it s not fleshed out at all.

  • Chris L.

    "It's probably best if we do sexy splits."

  • Sam Otten

    I wish there was an option to show Ulfric the Thalmor dossier on him to see what he thinks of it.

  • TheRedMarxman

    Its funny how dark elves complain about being mistreated by nords. Because in Morrowin dunmer were extremly xenophobic slaver nation, you werent even considered a proper dark elf if you was born outside of morrowind.

  • Hola

    There is enough cut content in Skyrim to make a new game

  • Patrick

    I just realized I've never played the civil war questline...

  • John Blood

    the dark elves of morrowind were a slave trading, incredibly xenophobic and racist (thinking every other race beneath them no better than beasts of burden) and a mortal enemy of the kingdoms of skyrim for millenia. the simple fact that a dunmer could even live in skyrim without being skewered by the populace, let alone in windhelm, is a massive gesture, especially when the dunmer have never and will never extend such a kindness in their entire history.

  • green tea

    The Civil War is easily one of the worst parts of Skyrim. It's a buggy, unpolished mess.

  • Jeremy Alexander

    Actually, they should have left the necromancer and her quest to destroy the empire and the stormcloaks in as a third faction for evil characters. Leading the armies of the dead against the forts and cities of Skyrim, or defending against them, would have been very cool.

  • Noah Edwards

    Guys I've been playing this game since it came out, I found out a week ago you can actually kill the birds that fly around for their feathers, please tell me none of you knew this because I'll feel so foolish if I actually missed this for so long

  • Tarlo The Boar

    I'm no Stormcloak Sympathizer but I'll admit Their Officer's have some fine looking Armour.

  • The Forgotten Hero

    Ambarys hasn't been in Skyrim only ''recently'', he came when the Red Mountain erupted, that's 4E 5, some 165 years before the Great War. The Great War, as well as the Umbriel Crisis, and other wars took place post- 4E 5. It's not far fetched to assume that his armor is kept as a reward from his time in the Legion; as that's custom in the Legion, being allowed to keep your armor. No Imperial spy would hold onto Imperial armor, if they'd have it in the first place, as it'd result in being easily recognised as an Imperial.Margret is an Imperial spy, no Imperial armor on her, just records of her mission, which is exactly what a spy would have, not a set of armor.

  • WooloolooBitches

    The Empire must win. Even tho you are the Dragonborn, the High Elves have a lifespan of 700+ years. So they just need to do the waiting game. Besides the Nords can't take on the Elves with their Wood Elf and Khajit allies alone. And with the Stormcloaks being Racist..... yeah I don't see people helping them.

  • BrosisJK

    Immersive Armors Configuration Has Finished

  • Ivan Glamdryng

    Thank you for the upload. Now that my daughter has left for college I can get back to my game!

  • Some Guy

    The civil war questline would have been better if the Stormcloaks were even a slightly valid option. I mean really, Ulfric is a brainwashed Thalmor asset working to weaken the Empire for when the elves take over. So unless you're on the Dominion's side there is no legitimate reason to join the Stormcloaks.

  • thatloserdylan

    All hail to the true High King Ulfric Stormcloak!

  • LegendsP

    I have never really been a big fan of the Civil War but when I do play though it.I have to side with the Empire. Mostly because I can't stand how racists the nords are.

  • NightOwl Podcast Project

    Okay, I didn't know about the jagged crown one.

  • Charlie Clark

    First, finally, I'm first, hahahahaha, long live the empire, just not the emperor, Hail Sithis

  • Jay Aitch

    Tullius is a hero. Long live the Empire.

  • Rumble Roller

    You know, that would have been a nice middle ground. Helping that love-sick necromancer to create a legion of undead to completely topple two opposing armies. Screw the Empire, screw the Stormcloaks. EVERYTHING DIES!

  • Nota Truename


  • Luna Welthbed

    I've found something having to do with the battle borns and gray manes. A love story. A battle borns and a gray manes are in love and they pass letters to one another. I don't remember which 2 it was but the civil war seems to be keeping them apart because of their familys Soo... I was bored and killed all killable NPCs in whiterun and found a love letter on a body about their love.

  • Rena Ami Akai

    I've only ever played the questline once, and that was the Stormcloaks. Always find it a hassle to have to choose a side. I'd rather go out and have fun than deal with petty political problems.

  • Petra Art

    i always forgot to do Civil War quest

  • matthew west

    sounded like you said "Be sad everybody" at the end.


    I wish there had been a 3rd path in the game that would have allowed the Dovalkin to raise his/her own army, beat the stormcloaks and chase the Imperials and the thalmor out of skyrim. Beat the forsworn, make a peace treaty with them or ally with them.I do not like what I have seen of the Become High King of Skyrim mod.Nothing against the mod author but I don't like the path it follows.After winning you could either execute , exile or marry Elsif or Ulfric. If you marry them they become your prince/princess consort and second to you as High King. If you exile or kill them you still become high King and can choose to marry anyone else included a modded character and make them your consort.

  • Whiterun Guard

    Wait...I know you, you’re the one that murdered High Queen Elisif...anyway, YOU HAVE COMMITTED CRIMES AGAINST SKYRIM AND HER PEOPLE WHAT SAY YOU IN YOUR DEFENSE?

  • Kody Whittington

    For the Empire! For the Legion!

  • Icepick957

    So did legget if that’s how you spell her name and ulfric grow up together or have some history? If you choose the imperials, the mission where you kill ulfric, after you kill him legget says talos be with you but she isn’t aloud to believe in talos it’s not allowed in the imperial faction. And she said I’m in a very low tone and kind of sadish voice and not her impartial general voice

  • RjP RjP

    What mods are you using

  • bm eeZ

    prepare to noscope the stormcloaks

  • juanjoseph

    Civil War was a great but poorly presented idea. The quest is dull to say the least.But remember kids: any stormfag supporter is actually supporting the Thalmor.

  • Arbiter

    Do you really think the civil war is one of the best parts of skyrim? I bet half the people who watched this never even did either quest line. It was probably the worst story in Skyrim.

  • Svaden

    whats the vision/texture mod in start?

  • Daniel Scott

    I may be in the minority here, but i loved the civil war quest especially with mods and patrols. Long live Ulfric the true high king of Skyrim!

  • kasper andersen

    What's the walled camp mod? I need that :O

  • Evil toaster of pure EVIL

    Playing a high-elf and joining Stormcloaks to weaken the Empire is superbly satisfying :)

  • Eddie Lee

    The Civil War is a disjointed, overblown hissy fit fight between Bureaucrats(Imperials) and Vikings(Nords). I never do it because Skyrim made me hate Nords. I don't like Ulfric, I don't like Tulius..Rikke is about the only one of the bunch that I like because she's noble enough and despite being an imperial, she still believes in Talos.

  • craig

    What's the name of the mods he uses to make the game look better

  • J D.W

    Sorry I disagree, the civil war was one of the weakest points of skyrim. The quests were basically the same regardless of what side you chose, the "battles" were puny and had maybe a max of 20-25 men fighting. The effects of the war were barely seen, and any actual battles you came across were few and far in between. And it makes no difference when you win. An Npc dies and the guards change uniforms woopie

  • Patrick Riechmann

    #UlfricForHighKingFight me, Wimperials

  • I'mthelime 3

    You deserve way more subscribers for the quality of your videos,Your stuff is amazing,Keep up the amazing work!

  • Noveni Othran

    @TheEpicNate315 This is not related to this but you did miss this fact ages ago...That I wanted to make you dance and then tear yourself apart now THATS a fact 😍🤤

  • Carlos Valenzuela

    When it comes to the the civil war, it's always the same argument. Stormcloaks: I joined because freedom of religious practice is a right everyone should have.Imperials : I joined because I believe strength in numbers will lead to our survival.

  • fake name

    Everyone always says that the stormcloaks are the worst side that could win the war, but it would actually be the most beneficial. After the stormcloaks win with the help of the DRAGONBORN, you could be damn sure that Hammerfell would jump on an opportunity to ally themselves with skyrim so that they could have increased support against the aldmeri dominion knocking at their door. After this there are a few possibilities of what could happen next.1. High Rock follows Skyrim's example and leaves the empire with the support of Hammerfell and Skyrim now that skyrim has cutoff total Empire connection to High rock, allowing independent High rock, Hammerfell, and Skyrim to probably make some sort of alliance or confederacy.2. Hammerfell and Skyrim unite to invade High Rock and split up the land between them. Now, with either of those two possibilities, there come two other possibilities that follow right after regardless of whether one or two happened.1. Skyrim, hammerfell, Black Marsh, Morrowind, The Empire, and maybe High Rock depending on what happened last, would join together to push the Aldmeri Dominion out of Tmriel with their armies being led by the DRAGONBORN.2. Or the independent territories would take over the empire, form the confederacy of Tamriel and push the Aldmeri Dominion out, and maybe begin to take over the rest of the Aldmeri Dominion heading over even to AkavirEither way, a stormcloak victory with dragonborn support with push the Aldmeri Dominion out of TamrielAfter that, either all the territories stay united for at least an era, or form a new empire from the ruins of the old one

  • Just4MTF

    Just to make it clear, because some people seem to be confused: yes, "jung" is german for "young", but Nate is correct, it is a reference to Star Wars. The line Leia says to Luke when they first meet literally translates to: "So young and already a Stormtrooper?" and the mission in Skyrim translates to: "So young and already a Stormcloak?"It's an obvious reference to Star Wars, but I didn't know that this is only in the german version. I've always thought Bethesda would keep a close eye an all translations to get the Lore etc. right.But don't feel bad, the english version has far better voice actors. Compare the german Ulfric to the original one and you know what I mean, lol.

  • Mikeztarp

    Wasn't the eruption 200 years before Skyrim?

  • GreenTea

    The only fact i know about this Civil War is that it's the buggiest quest in video game history.. i did more than 10 playthroughs of skyrim since it's release and i only finished it once.

  • Asher Ketchup

    I wish there was a quest that had you help the Dunmer revolt and take over Windhelm for the Imperials. Maybe after that you'd find out that Ulfric and his court had fled to another Stormcloak hold so that the Civil War campaign can continue as normal

  • David Harris

    Excellent information!

  • Ihavegonetogreatlengths toexpandmythresholdforpain

    No one's going to answer this, but what mods does he use to make the game look SO beautiful?

  • Khajonsak Jermprapai

    Why would someone operate catapult when Trebuchet could launch 90 kg projectiles over 300 meters.

  • Perebynis

    "Civil war is probaly one of the game´s best elements..." No, it isn´t. I found both sides to be equally repulsive, each for their own reasons. That´s why the civil war questline is pretty much the last I questline I play in Skyrim - because I don´t like both of the Legion and the Stormcloaks. - Great video, anyway. ;)

  • Evan Higgins

    If you visit your house during a city siege your children will be visibly scared and as when it will end

  • Alfie Holland Harrington

    Thanks for tell in US that you can kill elsift

  • TheWolfPaladin 1

    Plus the Dunmer have jobs Ulfric cant give free hand out cause skyrim is not a very goving place and they are based a norse culture which does not take kindly to those who complain

  • coliXion

    Whatever side you choose, you still have to fight against the Thalmor. They're the real culprits fabricating the civil war as a distraction to take back Nirn.

  • Disc is Life

    What if you sell or keep the jagged crown.

  • D.g.cHitta

    Nice vid keep it up😊😊😊

  • Eric_Vidfarne

    Love these vids! Keep'em coming! :)

Skyrim: 5 Misunderstood Bad Guys Who Weren't Actually Bad - The Elder Scrolls 5 Secrets
Skyrim: 5 More Unobtainable Items that you're Not Meant to Use - The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Secrets
Skyrim: Top 5 Dark Brotherhood Contracts You May Have Missed in The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim
Fallout 4 – 10 Tiny Details You May Have Missed in the Wasteland - Fallout 4 Secrets
Skyrim: 5 Things You Probably Didn't Know You Could Do - The Elder Scrolls 5: Secrets
Skyrim: 5 Things You Probably Didn't Know You Could Do - The Elder Scrolls 5: Secrets (Part 13)
Skyrim Secrets - Top 5 Sad Locations
Skyrim: 5 Funny Hidden Secrets and Details in The Elder Scrolls 5
Skyrim: 5 More Hidden and Unsettling Facts That You May Have Missed in The Elder Scrolls 5
Skyrim: 5 Secret Choices You Didn’t Know You Had in The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim
Skyrim: 5 Tragic and Hidden Stories That you May have Missed - Elder Scrolls 5 Secrets
Skyrim: 5 Spooky Lesser-Known Bosses and Villains You May Have Missed
© 2018 Скайрим 5 — прохождение игры где найти самый мощный меч видео
Все материалы, размещенные на сайте, взяты из открытых и предоставляются исключительно в ознакомительных целях.