How to Cure Vampirism Skyrim: Follow these Steps to Heal the Disease

How to Cure Vampirism Skyrim: Follow these Steps to Heal the Disease
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SHARE - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. It’s playable from either a first or third-person perspective. The player may freely roam over the land of Skyrim, an open world environment consisting of wilderness expanses, dungeons, caves, cities, towns, fortresses, and villages.

Skyrim is the fifth installment of The Elder Scrolls series, and while you’re playing this sequel you might find that you’ve affected by Vampirism. Vampirism is a syndrome that is acquired after the disease Sanguinare Vampiris has infected the body longer than three days. 

Vampires try hard to hide their illness or even their entire presence from mortals (take being harmed by sunlight, stigmatized by mortals, and other struggles as the examples).

Vampirism can be both contracted as well as cured. If the infection hasn’t reached day 3, a Potion of Cure Disease can be ingested to cure Sanguinare Vampiris. As mentioned before, Sanguinare Vampiris is the disease that might lead the mortals to Vampirism. 

There are other ways to get rid of this illness which includes praying at a shrine or speaking to Falion, the thaumaturge of Morthal. In this article, we’re going to learn further how to cure Vampirism Skyrim.

1. How to Cure Vampirism Skyrim: Stages

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There’s a total of 4 severity stages in Vampirism. The severity of the infection will increase if the vampire goes without drinking blood. Sleeping humans can be fed on to keep the curse at bay.

Onlookers of a feeding become hostile and report the crime to Hold Guards. Feeding results in a bounty of 40 GoldIcon in the corresponding Hold. When mortals reach the fourth stage, mortals can detect the vampire more easily, attacking or fleeing almost upon sight.

2. How to Cure Vampirism Skyrim: Cure the Illness before It Spreads

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First, we need to address how vampirism infection works. Players can contract Sanguinare Vampiris during their fights with vampires. You’ve got three in-game days to cure the illness before its symptoms manifest into full-fledged vampirism. If you failed the attempt, then these cures will no longer work and you will need to See Falion.

You’ll be notified that you have contracted the infection by a message in the lower corner. To prevent further development of the infection, use one of the basic cures after fighting vampires to be safe. This way you can keep Vampirism at bay.

Bear in mind if you begin to see messages showing that you hunger for blood or your skin burns in the light, then these preventive cures will no longer be sufficient to heal you.

3. How to Cure Vampirism Skyrim: Potion of Cure Disease

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Use a potion of cure disease to heal the manifestation of early stage of Vampirism (before 3 in-game days). It can be found commonly throughout the world and purchased in alchemy/potion shops or crafted. When you manage to kill Silver hand and Vigilants of Stendarr, you’ll find that they also frequently drop these potions.

Keep in mind that shop supplies are semi-random, meaning you can’t always get the potions in stock. If you want to craft the potion, Charred Skeever Hide, Felsaad Tern Feathers DR, Hawk Feathers, Mudcrab Chitin, and Vampire Dust have the required properties available for you.

4. How to Cure Vampirism Skyrim: Pray at a Shrine or Have Yourself Cured

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You can heal the infection by praying at a shrine. Basically, any shrine cure all diseases. Shrines can be found throughout the world. You’ll commonly come across ones in the temples of major cities.

You can also ask a Vigilant of Stendarr to cure you. They can be found roaming around the world, but to find them right away you can go to the Hall of the Vigilant. This is an isolated building south of Dawnstar.

5. How to Cure Vampirism Skyrim: Healing Severe Vampirism

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When you’ve hit the severe stage of Vampirism, then the aforementioned methods will no longer viable to do. First, you can start to speak to any innkeeper about rumors until you acquire the quest, “Rising at Dawn.” The quest will lead you to speak with Falion in Morthal, who studies vampirism.

Once you’ve met him, he will tell you about the ritual that cures vampirism, and ask you to bring him a filled black soul gem as the next part of the quest. Empty black soul gems can be purchased from Falion for a price. They can also be found in dungeons and dropped by Necromancers. 

To complete the quest, you should fill the empty black soul gems with human souls. Kill a human with a weapon enchanted with Soul Trap or by casting the Soul Trap spell on them. Once completed give the required items to Falion outside of the town between 5 and 6 AM in-game time at which point he will begin the ritual. 

Wait for a while and the ritual will finish. Now you have finally acknowledged how to cure Vampirism Skyrim and be able to explore the world again.


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