An Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim player encounters one of the game’s couriers in a rather bizarre and dangerous location.
The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim features a vast open world populated by a variety of characters spread across its landscape. The characters living in Skyrim need a way to communicate with each other, so they rely on the messaging system. Courier trips Skyrimin the game world with important letters and messages they deliver to various characters, including the player-controlled Dragonborn.
Couriers in Skyrim take their jobs very seriously, relentlessly chasing players until they’ve successfully delivered their message. Couriers in Skyrim have become a meme for their dedication to their work, as they will directly put themselves in harm’s way if it means a timely message is delivered.
A recent image of a Skyrim Courier has been making waves on the game’s subreddit, amassing over 2,400 upvotes as of this writing. The image is a perfect example of couriers going the extra mile to deliver their messages in Skyrimas it shows a courier trying to talk to the Dragonborn while the two are underwater.
Reddit user JohnnyOaklegs, who shared the image, included the caption “I can’t even go swimming without getting a package!” One user commented on the image and claimed it happened to them once, and it even caused them to drown. Although there are ways to breathe underwater while playing Skyrimlike choosing the Argonian race, it’s not an ability available to all characters all the time, and so drowning is a real risk if one gets caught up in a conversation with a courier while they’re overwhelmed.
Most of the time Skyrim However, players shouldn’t have to worry about couriers causing them to drown. Unless Skyrim players are actively walking everywhere they go in the game, they will usually come across couriers after fast traveling to a town. Skyrim fast travel seems to advance enough time for the couriers to catch up with the Dragonborn and deliver their messages, often giving players new quests in the process.
It will be interesting to see if the couriers return in the next old scrolls game, though fans will probably have to wait quite a while to find out. The Elder Scrolls 6 is reportedly still in pre-production at Bethesda, so it will likely be years before release. While fans wait for more news on this, they are free to check out Bethesda’s next game, which is the open-world sci-fi RPG. star field which is set to launch on November 11, 2022.
The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim – Anniversary Edition is available now for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X.
MORE: Skyrim Players Are Trying To Turn It Into A Different Game
Mike Ybarra, Head of Blizzard Entertainment, releases a statement explaining Blizzard’s progress in regaining the trust of its fans in 2022.
About the Author