UESPWiki:Featured Articles

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Featured articles are articles the site's editors deem to be of the highest quality and should be held up as an example for other articles. Articles are nominated for this status below. The site's editors then review the nominees for content, style, completeness, and overall quality and place their vote. High quality images can be nominated for featured status at Featured Images.

Previous nominations are archived here.

Featured Article Process[edit]


Any registered member can nominate any article at any time. Nominated articles should be of high quality and meet the site's style guidelines. They will frequently be recently completed articles or articles that have just undergone a substantial rewrite, but older articles are also suitable candidates.

To nominate an article, list it on the bottom of this page with a three-tier heading, (===Example===), and briefly explain why you think the article should be given featured status.


After an article has been nominated, any registered member can vote to support or oppose each nomination. Each member can only vote once for a given article, but a member may change his/her vote by striking out the original vote and replacing it with the revised vote.

To vote on an article, state whether you support or oppose the article for featured article status. A vote should be in bold, and all votes must be signed. For example:
* '''Support''': <Comment> --~~~~ or
* '''Oppose''': <Comment> --~~~~

Commenting with your vote is optional, but if you oppose a nomination, please state how the article must be improved to get your support for featured status.

If you are not yet ready to vote but would still like to add your thoughts, you may use:

* '''Comment''': <Comment> --~~~~ or
* '''Question''': <Question> --~~~~

And fill in your concerns or questions.


UESP Administrators will periodically make decisions on article nominations. Decisions will only be made if:

  • The article has been nominated for more than seven days.
  • Five or more votes have been placed.
  • A clear consensus has been reached (either supported or opposed for featured status).

Nominations not meeting these criteria will be left open until a decision can be reached.

Articles whose nominations pass will receive featured article status on the front page for at least two weeks and receive a small bronze star (Featured star.png) on the top right corner. If an article achieves featured status before the present featured article's two weeks expire, it must wait its turn.

Current Featured Article[edit]



Previous Featured Articles[edit]

Article Dates Featured
Lore:Yokuda 1 April, 2018 - 9 July, 2018
Legends:Cloudy Dregs Inn 17 November, 2017 - 1 April, 2018
Morrowind:Balmora 10 September, 2017 - 17 November, 2017
Skyrim:Alduin's Bane 13 April, 2017 - 10 September, 2017
Skyrim:Mzinchaleft 28 February, 2017 - 13 April, 2017
Skyrim:Music 3 December, 2016 - 28 February, 2017
Skyrim:Construction 24 September, 2016 - 3 December, 2016
Skyrim:Ancano 3 September, 2016 - 24 September, 2016
Lore:Almalexia (god) 28 July, 2016 - 3 September, 2016
Oblivion:Amusei 18 June, 2016 - 28 July, 2016
Lore:Sancre Tor 16 May, 2016 - 18 June, 2016
Lore:Snow Elf 15 April, 2016 - 16 May, 2016
Skyrim:Mountain Climbing 4 January, 2016 - 15 April, 2016
Lore:Necromancy 22 November, 2015 - 4 January, 2016
Dragonborn:Dragonborn (quest) 15 October, 2015 - 22 November, 2015
Online:Pets 8 August, 2015 - 15 October, 2015
Skyrim:Erandur 1 July, 2015 - 8 August, 2015
Skyrim:Sheogorath 29 May, 2015 - 1 July, 2015
Daggerfall:Vampirism 27 April, 2015 - 29 May, 2015 (revoked October 2016)
Skyrim:Balgruuf the Greater 25 March, 2015 - 27 April, 2015
Lore:Skyrim 23 February, 2015 - 25 March, 2015
Lore:Sheogorath 20 January, 2015 - 23 February, 2015
Lore:Imperial Legion 15 December, 2014 - 20 January, 2015
Skyrim:Frostflow Abyss (quest) 27 September, 2014 - 15 December, 2014
Skyrim:Arniel Gane 27 August, 2014 - 27 September, 2014
Lore:Tiber Wars 27 July, 2014 - 27 August, 2014
Skyrim:Thonar Silver-Blood 24 June, 2014 - 27 July, 2014
Lore:Potema 28 May, 2014 - 24 June, 2014
Skyrim:Isran 24 April, 2014 - 28 May, 2014
Skyrim:Lost to the Ages 22 March, 2014 - 24 April, 2014
Lore:Nerevar 22 February, 2014 - 22 March, 2014
Skyrim:Chillrend 22 January, 2014 - 22 February, 2014
Dragonborn:Neloth 22 December, 2013 - 22 January, 2014
Lore:Scourge 20 November, 2013 - 22 December, 2013
Skyrim:Thieves Guild (faction) 20 October, 2013 - 20 November, 2013
Oblivion:Glarthir 19 September, 2013 - 20 October, 2013
Dragonborn:Lost Legacy 19 August, 2013 - 19 September, 2013
Skyrim:Ulfric Stormcloak 18 July, 2013 - 19 August, 2013
Skyrim:Darkness Returns 18 June, 2013 - 18 July, 2013
Dragonborn:The Final Descent 18 April, 2013 - 18 June, 2013
Skyrim:Irkngthand 16 March, 2013 - 18 April, 2013
Shivering:Jyggalag 11 February, 2013 - 16 March, 2013
Skyrim:Easter Eggs 9 January, 2013 - 11 February, 2013
Skyrim:Dragon 29 November, 2012 - 9 January, 2013
Skyrim:Delphine 29 October, 2012 - 29 November, 2012
Skyrim:Thalmor 28 September, 2012 - 29 October, 2012
Skyrim:Legate Rikke 27 August, 2012 - 28 September, 2012
Skyrim:Cicero 24 July, 2012 - 27 August, 2012
Skyrim:Forsworn 3 May, 2012 - 24 July, 2012
Skyrim:Forbidden Legend 30 April 2012 - 3 May 2012
Lore:Khajiit 30 March, 2012 - 30 April, 2012
Skyrim:The Black Star 21 February, 2012 - 30 March, 2012
Skyrim:The Only Cure 10 December, 2011 - 21 February, 2012
Lore:Vivec (god) 20 November, 2011 - 10 December, 2011
Oblivion:The Path of Dawn 16 October, 2011 - 20 November, 2011
Shivering:Syl 30 July, 2011 - 16 October, 2011
Daggerfall:Journey to Aetherius 30 June, 2011 - 30 July, 2011
Morrowind:Vivec 30 May, 2011 - 30 June, 2011
Books:The Infernal City 28 April, 2011 - 30 May, 2011
Shivering:Golden Saint January 2011 - April 2011
Shadowkey:Glacier Crawl November 2010 - January 2011
Morrowind:Seyda Neen October 2010 - November 2010
Lore:Septim Dynasty July 2010 - October 2010
Oblivion:Janus Hassildor May 2010 - July 2010
Oblivion:Arcane University February 2010 - May 2010
Lore:Black Marsh December 2009 - February 2010
Oblivion:Rosethorn Hall October 2009 - December 2009
Oblivion:Adanrel May 2009 - October 2009
Oblivion:Creatures January 2009 - May 2009
General:Playing DOS Installments under DOSBox November 2008 - January 2009
Morrowind:Armor Artifacts September 2008 - November 2008
Oblivion:Houses July 2008 - September 2008
Oblivion:Artifacts June 2008 - July 2008
Oblivion:Traps May 2008 - June 2008
Oblivion:Classes October 2007 - May 2008
Lore:Daedric Alphabet November 2006 - October 2007
Lore:Khajiit August 2006 - November 2006 (revoked August 2011)

Nominations and Votes[edit]

Skyrim:Sibbi Black-Briar[edit]

Another excellent NPC page from the Skyrim namespace, complete with all schedule details, dialogue, rumors, etc. What I like particularly about the article is its use of rumors and conversations about Sibbi from other characters to help develop his character before moving into the quest-related events. In my opinion, it really helps to bring his character to life and makes the quest-related events section a much better read. Overall, I think the page successfully completed the task of making an interesting article about a character that sits around in a jail cell for the entirety of the game.

  • Support: As nominator. Forfeit (talk) 18:00, 21 June 2017 (UTC)
  • Support: A well-composed page that treats its subject well. Though I don't think much of the note about him still being in jail after 8 months of game time. I think it goes without saying; Skyrim just isn't that advanced with its character scheduling. Insignificant RevisionsThreatsEvidence 15:35, 15 July 2017 (UTC)
    • I edited the note to be a bit smoother I think. While it'd certainly be technically possible to have him released after his sentence has passed (I believe there are even mods which do this sort of thing, though maybe not this specifically), it's more like they just didn't bother because they didn't think anyone would care enough to notice. Kind of like how in ESO they never even drag the invaders' bodies off the streets after you liberate a town or some such. — TheRealLurlock (talk) 20:43, 11 November 2017 (UTC)
  • Support: Extensive and good information, both helpful for the related quests and to give life to the NPCs. —MortenOSlash (talk) 20:50, 20 March 2018 (UTC)


I've been inactive for a while, but I noticed that editors (notably Jimeee) have taken the time to make this page look much nicer and more complete. I've always liked this page. It has a simple, mildly tongue-in-cheek purpose, which it achieves concisely. It has no images (I don't think it needs any), but it's been formatted in a much more aesthetically pleasing way than it used to be. It's also a good page for newcomers to start clicking their way through the lore section. Insignificant RevisionsThreatsEvidence 15:35, 15 July 2017 (UTC)

  • Support: As nominator. Insignificant RevisionsThreatsEvidence 19:08, 10 September 2017 (UTC)
  • Support: I, too, like this page. It is very well referenced (thanks Jimeee) and contains a nice summation of the various heroes. Timeoin (talk) 22:20, 10 September 2017 (UTC)
  • Support: I have always loved this page and think that it is a very clean page. Hohni 21:17, 27 November 2017 (UTC)
  • Support: A nice compilation of the heroes. And proper referencing! Tib (talk) 18:26, 23 January 2018 (UTC)
  • Comment: The page contains no images, I realize this may be difficult considering this page is about the player character of each game, but is there no possibility for a few images? ~ Dwarfmp (talk) 19:38, 23 January 2018 (UTC)
  • Comment: Each time Bethesda releases promotional material that shows a representation of the player (for instance the Skyrim announcement trailer you can argue that that's Bethesda's opinion of what the "canon" character looks like, though they are nice enough to not press it in-game so that the player can be who they want... Still, why not show a gallery of at least one image per game, if it's available, of a pre-release image showing an example of what the character is. Using Bethesda's image means we have an approved, neutral source of "this is the Dragonborn" to be representative of who the Hero of that game is, rather than the subjective posting of random people's versions. I haven't looked, so I don't know off the top of my head what images there are for newer or older games that consistently show one type of player across multiple promotions, but if any exist, why not use them in that way? -damon  talkcontribs 20:10, 23 January 2018 (UTC)
  • Comment: I actually prefer it being imageless, given the subject, but there is one image that could go there without any hint of controversy, Cyrus. I've been through the others and from what I can see only Oblivion and Skyrim have a proper "promotional" hero, with Skyrim (see the Wallpapers) having a lot of focus on that one idea while Oblivion is more in passing. There are also images of the character creation defaults, with an early default Oblivion character, one of Bendu Olo (the one in the game), and an image of the default character in Skyrim. There are a few behind-the-character Morrowind shots, but they are all different characters, and I can't see any hint of a default in Legends or Online (I think ESO has a default for each race but randomises the race). Silence is GoldenBreak the Silence 20:41, 23 January 2018 (UTC)
  • Oppose: This page is rather short, and only gives a brief recap for the accomplishments (and just the major ones at that) that each Hero has accomplished. The lore information (such as the Monomyth and Elder Scroll prophecies) are barely elaborated on as well. This page may look well sourced, sure, but there's about three citations per sentence, and 22 out of 30 said references are "Events of [game/DLC]". This page isn't super informative, and is better off being a stub than a featured article. The Rim of the Sky (talk) 03:24, 9 March 2018 (UTC)
  • Oppose: I have to agree with The Rim of the Sky here. The entry for Cyrus is terribly short (I'll try to fix that soon) and others could use some elaboration. I think in order for this article to be featured, it needs to be at least twice its current length. —Dillonn241 (talk) 03:45, 9 March 2018 (UTC)
  • Oppose: This is such a touchy subject for the simple fact that the lore is written to avoid mentioning any specific details of other heroes in case it conflicts with someone's own experience. Nevertheless, we have to assume many game events are true for the purposes of lorespace. The eternal question becomes where to draw the line when it comes to the deeds of the heroes (or "prisoners", per the ESO's Sotha Sil). I think that is a very contentious topic, and I think it's the reason this page hasn't reached its full potential and perhaps never will. —Legoless (talk) 23:27, 18 March 2018 (UTC)