The Buoyant Armigers are a band of military enforcers that are exclusively male and swear complete loyalty to Vivec who appear in Elder Scrolls: Morrowind. In Elder Scrolls lore, the first Buoyant Armigers helped Vivec defeat the Horde Mountain monster. As a part of their training with Vivec, the Buoyant Armigers are also thought to have learned “the secrets of lust”. In which case, fans speculate that they would have copulated with both Vivec’s male and female forms.
LGBTQ references in this game series:
The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall (1996): Jaciel Morgen and Deyanira Katrece
An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire (1997): Pun/joke about the Khajiiti Navy; NPC same-sex spouses; Lord Killbar
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind (2002): Vivec; Uncle Crassius Curio; Argonians; Daedric Prince Boethiah; Mephala; Molag Bal; Buoyant Armigers
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011): Bjornolfr and Hrodulf, Same-sex Relationship Options
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The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (2006): Ahzirr Trajijazaeri; Viranus Dolton and Eduard Hodge; Dumag Gro-Bonk; Pelinal; City-Swimmer
The Elder Scrolls Online (2014): Bameli the Pure; Hadrill Diina; Jakarn; Arlie Edrald, Frederick and Dulkhi; Make-Many-Waves and Sendrasa Llarys; Goveled Herendas; Captain Linwen and Faenir; Hartmin and Mirllir; Snaehild; Sind and Tand; Davilia Ralas; Captain Rana and Sargeant; Seyne; Erirus Cine and Therich Roielle; Little Leaf
See also QRM’s entry for this game.
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- Various. (2011, March 29). The three “good daedra” of the Dunmer. Gamesas Forum. Retrieved from http://www.gamesas.com/the-three-good-daedra-the-dunmer-t70830.html
- Lady Nerevar. (2014). LGBTQ in the Elder Scrolls. Tumblr. Retrieved from http://ladynerevar.tumblr.com/post/92855271360/lgbtq-in-the-elder-scrolls