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Skyrim dragon names, types, and locations

Whether you have a favourite Skyrim dragon or not, we’ve got a list of all of them and their locations so you can hunt them down in Bethesda’s open-world RPG.

A Skyrim dragon flying in front of a mountain landscape

Skyrim dragons are so iconic they’re almost synonymous with the game – the logo is a dragon, the protagonist is the Dragonborn, they’re everywhere. So, in this guide, we take you through everything you need to know about these magestic lizards, from their names and locations to their types and lairs.

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Here’s everything you need to know about Skyrim dragons:

Skyrim dragon: A dragon flues in a wintry sky above a large mountain pass on which a horned-helmeted soldier stands in a screenshot from Skyrim.Skyrim dragon names

Here’s a list of all the Skyrim dragon names and their locations.

Name Location
Alduin Sovngarde
Durnehviir Soul Cairn
Krosulhah Nchardak
Kruziikrel Black Book: Waking Dreams
Mirmulnir Western Watchtower
Naaslaarum Forgotten Vale
Nahagliiv Rorikstead
Odahviing Dragonsreach
Paarthurnax Throat of the World
Relonikiv Apocrypha
Sahloknir Kynesgrove
Sahrotaar Apocrypha
Viinturuth Anga’s Mill
Voslaarum Forgotten Vale
Vuljotnaak Great Henge Resurrection
Vulthuryol Blackreach

Skyrim dragon: Tall pine trees line a dusty path with dotted stones and a stony mound ahead, with tall, silhouetted mountains below a golden skySkyrim dragon types

Below you can find the different types of generic Skyrim dragon. These can appear in different colors and with different types of breath, as detailed below.

Dragon Breath
Dragon Fire/Frost
Ancient Dragon Fire/Frost
Elder Dragon Fire/Frost
Frost Dragon Frost
Legendary Dragon Fire/Frost
Revered Dragon Fire
Serpentine Dragon Fire/Frost
Skeletal Dragon Frost

Skyrim dragon: a dragon breathes fire on a shield bearing warrior in Skyrim.Skyrim dragon lairs

Here’s where Skyrim dragons are guaranteed to appear.

  • Ancient’s Ascent
  • Autumnwatch Tower
  • Bleak Falls Barrow
  • Bonestrewn Crest
  • Dragontooth Crater
  • Eldersblood Peak
  • Lost Tongue Overlook
  • Mount Anthor
  • Northwind Summit
  • Saering’s Watch
  • Shearpoint
  • Skyborn Altar

There you go, some Skyrim dragon lists. Isn’t that lovely? Anyway, check out our Skyrim maps, Skyrim Serana, Skyrim cure vampirism for more stuff.