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  • This place is House of Orsimer Glories, the place to be for knowledge boners and lorcasms. It is managed by Teineeva.
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    • Last updated June 12, 2017
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    Welcome to the Lore group! Guidelines and tools

    Welcome to the place for all things TES Lore on the Tamrielvault. This page will group all of the services the group provides for easy access. Furthermore this should clear the group page from all of those featured (sticky) pages that keep cropp...
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    Last Post by Paws
    February 22

    Monthly Lore discussion: A gathering of Explorers

    Welcome to a bit of a trial discussion this time. And yes, I am aware that these have become less and less "monthly" as we've gone on with them but well... Too bad, I'm a solo host and my schedule sometimes gets a bit rough :P
    For this edition of the o...
  • 14 replies
    Last Post by Karver the Lorc
    December 18, 2017

    The Archives

    Welcome to The Archives, a dusty heart of House of Orsimer Glories. Here you will find tomes long forgotten by history or recently written. Every article created in The Tamriel Vault's Lore Group is arranged according to their associated tag beneath ban...
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    Last Post by Karver the Lorc
    Mon at 7:53 AM


    I was just studying some Orc lore again and stumbled on this. It actually reminded me of Phil's recent discussion where he talked about gods, among other things. You know him.
    But let's take a look at Mauloch, Orc King.
    ...  more
  • 92 replies
    Last Post by Wulfhedinn
    March 13

    The Expeditions Comittee - Ask Your Lore Questions Here

    Welcome to the new branch of the Lore Group; the place for questions, knowledge seekers and fascinating discoveries waiting to be made.
    The Expeditions Committee is, in essence, the replacement for the age-old “Ask your lore questions h...
  • 16 replies
    Last Post by Paws
    February 28

    Thalmor, Alduin, and the implications of a new kalpa

    This is what I posted in the Expedition Thread, and Karver suggested a new discussion topic here:
    Please forgive if I’ve missed the answer to this somewhere. I’ve tried to find it in the archives but may just not be looking in the rig...
  • 3 replies
    Last Post by Skytastic
    February 25


    Good day, I am looking for some info on Cloudrest. I an creating a backstory for an Altmer, and am looking o see if Cloudrest would be a good place for a humble upbringing with in the Aldermri Dominion.
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    Last Post by Paws
    February 16

    Daedra Dossier: Meridia

    Meridia is a Daedric Prince close to everyone's hearts. She gave us the mighty Dawnbreaker and perhaps sparked our imaginations in a way no other Prince has. We all know her, what she stands for and whether we love her for her light or hate her for...
  • 38 replies
    Last Post by Tysoyaha
    February 10

    Is Tamriel Stagnant?

    Has anyone wondered why technological development in Tamriel seems stagnant? The technology used during the time of Skyrim is no different than the technology used during the time of ESO. The gap between those two games is over a thousand years, and durin...
  • 8 replies
    Last Post by GailOlm
    February 3

    Lore Tool: A quick guide to doing your own research

    I was always a bit uneasy at the idea of making this but I recently came to the realization (when forced to attend a first year class at college) that for a lot of people doing research might not be second nature. This little guide is a summary ...
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    Last Post by ShinJin
    February 2

    Aetheric Decay

    So I’ve been doing my rounds of reading this week, this time it being Naryu’s Journal, and there was one thing that caught my eye, related to magic which I just can’t pass.

    “I’ve got my contribution to the Simulacrum Rubri...
  • 32 replies
    Last Post by Sarah Lannister
    January 30

    Witchmen of the Reach

    Reachmen, Madmen of Reach, Witchmen of High Rock, Forsworn. But who are they? In Skyrim we just meet with a fraction, Forsworn, but they aren't the only representatives of their race. Yes, race. They are similar to Bretons, sharing most of the same bloo...
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    Last Post by ShinJin
    January 18

    Expedition: Saints and Sainthood

    Expedition: The Saints and Sainthood
    In response to Duvain’s question I have decided to look into the saints of Tamriel, how they achieve this sainthood and who are they. I’ve rifled through many pages of Imperial Library and now I am bringin...
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    Last Post by Karver the Lorc
    January 2

    What Types of Magic are Impossible?

    So, I was originally going to ask this in the Expeditions Committee, but really it's more discussion focused rather than just trying to be me asking a question. So I've been thinking recently, and a lot of universes have very set 'rules' of magic that wil...
  • 78 replies
    Last Post by Ben W
    December 20, 2017

    Monthly Lore discussion: An Early Saturalia Gift


    We’ve all come across a copy or two of the Lusty Argonian Maid (bless Crassius Curo) and, perverts that we gamers generally are, we have all picked them up, stored them under our character’s bed and read them multiple t...
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    Last Post by Teineeva
    December 16, 2017

    Lore Tool: Source Search - The official edition

    We've all had it at one point. We'll be thinking about this one little tidbit of lore that we know we read somewhere but we can't find the source. Well this is where you can ask around the community to see if they know what source you're looking for. Try ...
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    Last Post by FlamezSword
    December 12, 2017

    Expedition: Vampires - Dead or Alive?

    Vampires. Sometimes referred to as ‘higher undead’. But here’s the thing, are they really dead? Can we really think about them as dead people, as corpses? Nothing is as simple as it seems in TES and lot of things we know about vampires...
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    Last Post by Patriarch
    December 7, 2017

    Pseudo-Lore: The Towers and Tower Stones

    Disclaimer: This is an article of our former member, renown Loremaster Vix, acknowledged by Bethesda themselves. It ended up being deleted and I'm merely reposting it.

    First and Foremost:
    With the conspiracy theories going around and the usual conversati...
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    Last Post by Paws
    November 29, 2017

    Lore Tool: Lore Resources and FAQ

    For beginners the vast world of TES lore can be a daunting place. Thankfully there are numerous resources we can use to ease us on our path to enlightenment. Below are a list of sites which can help you find the information you are looking for. Also,...
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    Last Post by Ebonslayer
    November 24, 2017

    Arms and Armor of the Second Era: High Elves

    Arms and Armor of the Second Era: The High Elves
    Ian S. McClure
    Here we have the first in a series dedicated to examining the various racial motifs of Elder Scrolls Online! This first entry focuses on the High Elves, or Altmer, of the ...
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    Last Post by Karver the Lorc
    November 19, 2017

    Lore Expedition: The Khajiit Pantheon, Part 1 of 3

    General Introduction:
    Before we can delve further into the Khajiiti Pantheon, we have to acknowledge that there are deities in it that are more along the lines of just different named versions of the Imperial, Altmeri or Nordic Gods. And for the most par...
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    Last Post by Karver the Lorc
    November 16, 2017

    Expedition: Abah’s Landing

    Expedition: Abah’s Landing
    Have you ever happened to travel by the ship between the shores of the Gold Coast and the sand beaches of Khefrem and its bright jewel Taneth? If so, you have probably run into pirates; and I can assure you with a confide...
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    Last Post by Deleted Member
    November 12, 2017

    Bestia Infinium: Exstirpatio Daedrarum et alius Abominamentum

    "Thou shalt not suffer a daimon to live." That thou ist reading this sanctified volume speaks of the fire thy feel in thine breast, the fury and righteousness of Stendarr that is is thy calling, and so thou knowest the truth of these words. Thou k...
  • 7 replies
    Last Post by Deleted Member
    November 12, 2017

    Bestia Infinium: Pseudomonarchia et Pseudosocietas Daedrarum

    "The Daedra have a monarchy and a society that resembles that of our own." If thou agreest with this statement then thou art either a filthy Daedra worshipper or a damn fool for believing in such blasphemy against the Divines. And thou knowst ...
  • 626 replies
    Last Post by Teineeva
    November 10, 2017

    Ask your lore questions here

    This is a general discussion topic for anyone to ask questions about lore.
    Ask away...and hopefully other members of this group will answer