8. Giants Have Claimed Mammoths
Some mammoths you see in the wild might have markings on their tusks. This means they are owned by nearby giants. Giants will be quite protective of their mammoths so unless you’re willing to take both the giants and mammoths on at once, stay clear and leave them alone.
9. Minecraft Easter Egg – Notched Pickaxe
Head on over to the Throat of the World, Skyrim’s highest mountain peak. Navigate your way to the top and you’ll be rewarded with a Notched Pickaxe that you can find embedded in a malachite ore deposit.
10. The Ebony Warrior
If you’ve managed to play through Skyrim up until you reach level 80, be prepared for a greater challenge! This so called Ebony Warrior will track you down and challenge you to a duel to the death. Make sure you’re well equipped for a bloody tough fight! He’s decked out in enchanted ebony armour and is equipped with the best weapons and can even use dragon shouts. Make sure you bring a bit of backup too unless you want to test out just how hardcore your character is…
And that wraps up our list of Ten Skyrim Secrets You May Not Have Known About! But there are heaps more secrets not listed here so if you know of any more you’d like to add, please leave a comment at the bottom of the page.