Lore:Chrysamere

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Chrysamere, also known as the Paladin's Blade and Sword of Heroes, is an ancient claymore artifact with offensive capabilities only surpassed by its defenses.[1] It has magical properties which, unlike most weapons, are defensive in nature; it lends the wielder health, boosts their resistance to fire, and reflects some damage from spells.[1]

Circa 2E 582, many replica blades imitating Chrysamere were known to be in existence.[2]

During the Imperial Silulacrum, a scribe in the city-state of Alabaster learned that Chrysamere had re-surfaced somewhere on the continent. Using this information, the Eternal Champion was able to acquire the sword from an unknown dungeon.[3] In 3E 405, an agent of the Blades obtained Chrysamere, but the circumstances are unknown.[4] In 3E 427 the Imperial Legion tasked the Nerevarine with recovering Chrysamere and the Lord's Mail from some thieves. The Mail was in the possession of an expelled member of the Legion, while the sword was in the possession of Draramu Hloran, a powerful sorceress found in the Abanabi Cave near Sadrith Mora. The Nerevarine dealt with the thieves and returned the artifacts to their former owners.[5]

Some time after this, Chrysamere came into the possession of the Lost Paladin, who died wielding the sword at Forelhost. The Lost Paladin's ghost was killed there in 4E 201 by the Last Dragonborn, who took Chrysamere for personal use.[6]

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  1. ^ a b Tamrielic LoreYagrum Bagarn
  2. ^ Elder Scrolls Artifact: Chrysamere Outfit style in ESO
  3. ^ Artifact Dialogue — The Elder Scrolls: Arena
  4. ^ Events of Daggerfall
  5. ^ Events of Morrowind
  6. ^ The Lost Paladin quest in Skyrim