Skyrim Dragonborn DLC details leak

Beta tester for upcoming content reveals numerous details on latest expansion; rideable dragons, new weapons, armor, and more confirmed.


This story contains numerous and detailed spoilers on Skyrim's Dragonborn expansion.

Xbox 360 gamers will get their hands on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's latest expansion Dragonborn tomorrow, but details have leaked ahead of release. A beta tester for the content has revealed numerous details on the content to The Out Housers, including confirmation that dragons will be rideable in the expansion. This had been previously rumored.

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Concerning story, the Dragonborn expansion will reportedly begin players coming under attack from Cultists of Miraak. Once players have vanquished the foes, they will find a note that reveals who the attackers were and where they came from. Gamers will then find their boat docked at Windhelm and embark to Solstheim to continue their adventure.

According to the report, ten new achievements worth 250 Gamerscore will be up for grabs in the content. New shouts include Cyclone, Dragon Riding, Bend Will, Dragon Aspect, and Battle Fury. Additional creatures added to Skyrim through the Dragonborn expansion include Werebears, Lurkers, Ash Spawn, Rieklings, The Morag Tony, serpent-like creatures, and new dragon types.

New weapons and armor up for grabs in the Dragonborn expansion include Deathbrand Armor, Boneold Armor, Chitin Armor, Carved Nordic weapons and armor, Spears, and Robes. Players can also make use of new spells in the content, some of which are Poison Rune, Ash Shell, Waterwalking, and Whirlwind Cloak.

Dragonborn is the third expansion for Skyrim, following Dawnguard and Hearthfire. It has been announced only for Xbox 360 and will cost $20.

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