Skyrim Disease Guide – How To Cure


In Skyrim, players can be affected by different infectious due to certain vectors (disease mediating entities). Although these infections can be cured but they can weaken your character in certain field till you find a cure.

Most of these diseases are contracted through the traps found in the dungeon. If you are sick, NCPs will indicate it by telling you that you “need to rest” or looks sickly.

For more help on Skyrim, read our Dragons Hunter Guide, Tweak Guide, and Vendors – Cure your disease by seeing apothecary vendors (Doctors).

Following is a list of diseases, their effects, and vectors found in Skyrim:

Ataxia
Effects -Lock picking and pick pocketing becomes 25% harder.
Vector - Skeever

Bone Break Fever
Effects -Drains 25 points of stamina
Vector -Bear or Traps

Brain Rot
Effects -Drains 25 of magicka
Vector -Hargraven or traps

Rattles
Effects -The rate of stamina regeneration is reduced by 2.5 points
Vector -Traps

Rockjoint
Effects -Your melee weapons effectiveness is reduced by 25%
Vector -Wolf or traps

Sanguinare Vampiris
Effects -One can become a vampire and health is reduced by 25.
Vector -Vampires

Witbane
Effects - Magicka regeneration rate is reduced by 0.5 points.
Vector - Traps

Vampirism
Read how you can become vampire and cure Vampirism in our Vampire Guide.

Lycanthropy
Read how you can become Werewolf and cure Lycanthropy in our Werewolf Guide.

By Ali Asif

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