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    Today we’ll be showing you how to become a werewolf in Skyrim as well as how to cure lycanthropy so that you can enjoy your time as a werewolf before going back to your usual life as an adventurer. Earlier on Offmetagaming.com, we’ve showcased exactly the steps you need to follow to become a vampire in Skyrim

    Similar to that Becoming a werewolf in Skyrim is fairly uncomplicated. To do so, it is very crucial not to be a vampire, as well as not being a vampire, or having left vampire form, and to be 100% human or another of the other Skyrim races.

    Once you meet the above requirements, Becoming a werewolf comes with few benefits, which can be very useful depending on your playstyle. Also If you’re ever to come across the term Lycanthropy in Skyrim, then don’t get confused. It’s an in-game disease that turns you into a werewolf.

    How To Become A Werewolf In Skyrim

    How To Become A Werewolf In Skyrim

    How To Become A Werewolf In Skyrim ? the first thing you need to do is to go to White Run and approach the Companions guild, After doing so, you’ll then need to work your way through their main quests until you reach the third one which is called The Silver Hand. To finish this quest, you’ll need to contract lycanthropy following Skjor’s instructions and travel to the Lower Forge in White Run to perform a ritual where you drink the blood of another werewolf.

    Another way to become a Werewolf in Skyrim is by speaking to the prisoner in Falkreath Prison. This imprisoned man will give you the Cursed Ring of Hircine, just follow his directions until you reach The Hunt quest. While this is the quickest way to become a werewolf, we still recommend doing so through the Companions guild way, assuming you want to fully experience the thrill of lycanthropy in Skyrim.

    Is it worth being a werewolf in Skyrim?

    Is it worth being a werewolf in Skyrim? As you would expect when you become a werewolf you will run faster, your strength will increase considerably, and will also keep growing as you level up. Your enemies will be frightened by your howl and will scramble for their lives, and in fact, it will be necessary for you to do so as werewolves do not have high resistance against attacks.

    Fortunately, your stamina regenerates quickly and you can upgrade your one-handed ability to attack with your claws. The only way you can heal yourself is by feeding on enemies, which will result in you regaining health and slowing down the time it takes to return to human form.

    However, be careful, you won’t be able to access the menu, speak to anyone, or pick up items from the stage. This effect only lasts so long before you can revert to your normal human form.

    The Advantages and Drawbacks Of Becoming A Werewolf In Skyrim

    As previously mentioned, being a werewolf has many advantages that you might want to contemplate if they suit your gaming style. With that in mind, there are also drawbacks associated with being a werewolf that you might want to take into account. Below we listed some of the advantages & drawbacks when becoming a werewolf in Skyrim :

    Werewolf Advantages :

    • increased speed.
    • greater physical strength.
    • You can strike fear with your howl.
    • total resistance to diseases or illnesses
    • Once you are cured of lycanthropy, you are forever immune to the disease of vampirism.

    Werewolf Drawbacks :

    • There is no “Well-rested” ability.
    • People either run away from you or attack you.
    • Weapons made of silver deal more damage to you.

    How To Cure Lycanthropy And Stop Being A Werewolf In Skyrim

    How to stop being a werewolf in Skyrim? to cure Lycanthropyno and no longer appear as a werewolf in Skyrim, you will need to complete the Companions side quest, Purity, after healing the quest giver (who can be either Farkas or Vilkas), you will have the opportunity to throw another Glenmoril witch’s head into the fire to heal yourself.

    But be aware that it is irreversible and once healed you will not be able to transform back into a werewolf unless you have the Dawnguard DLC. With that DLC activated, you can talk to Aela again at the Companions guild base and have her turn you back into a werewolf, in case you’ve changed your mind again.

    That’s it for today’s guide, you have all the information needed to decide whether to become a Wereform or not. If you are an avid Skyrim player then make sure to check our best Skyrim SE dagger mods or our guide for How to call your horse in Skyrim, Also don’t miss our Best Skyrim Builds list.

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