What are the Imperials fighting for?

The Imperial Legion is the military arm of the Empire, which, prior to its Great War with the Aldmeri Dominion, ruled over most of Tamriel. The Legion is attempting to quell the rebellion led by Ulfric Stormcloak, with the goal of restoring the peace and keeping Skyrim in the Empire.

Is it better to fight for the Imperials or Stormcloaks?

Pick Imperial if you want to play a character who is originally from a place aside from Skyrim, as it doesn’t make sense to fight under a banner that ultimately won’t accept you. Pick Stormcloak if you believe the Empire has no right to say what Skyrim denizens can and can’t do, especially if you are a Nord.

Are the Imperials good in Skyrim?

A huge chunk of Tamriel’s history involves conquest by the Imperials, whose military might and organized soldiers have led to their dominance. That’s why they’re pretty much the most powerful faction in Skyrim during the game, though bruised and battered by a recent war with the Altmer.

What do the Imperials stand for Skyrim?


Name Points
Join the Stormcloaks or the Imperial Legion
War Hero 10
Capture Fort Sungard or Fort Greenwall
Hero of Skyrim 30

Can you join the Stormcloaks and the Imperials?

Led by Ulfric Stormcloak, this group aims to overthrow imperial rule of Skyrim. As Dragonborn, you can side with either the Imperial Legion or with the Stormcloaks, and so that makes your choice of faction all the more important.

Are Imperials good with magic?

Imperials don’t suck at Magic, they just aren’t extraordinary at it as a RACE. There are plenty of individual Imps that are extraordinary at magic. Imperials don’t suck at Magic, they just aren’t extraordinary at it as a RACE. Imperials don’t suck at Magic, they just aren’t extraordinary at it as a RACE.

Can I switch from Stormcloak to Imperial?

Those that originally sided with the Stormcloaks, at this point can also switch sides to the Imperial Legion and give the crown to General Tullius in Castle Dour in Solitude.

Are Imperials evil in Skyrim?

No the Imperials became allies with the Thalmar. So yeah they aren’t really evil they are just stupid. Because the thalmar are gonna kill them all, without them even knowing it. Now just to calrify this I am not a Skyrim historian, so anything I got wrong well i’m sure someone else can fix.

What race are Imperials?

Imperials, also known as Cyrodilics or Cyrodiils, are a race of men from Cyrodiil, the province in the center of Tamriel. Members of the Imperial race are some of the most well-educated, wealthy, and well-spoken people in Tamriel.

What happens if I side with the Imperials in Skyrim?

Shortly after the beginning of the game, the player has the option of choosing either side, joining the Imperial Legion leading to crushing the Stormcloak rebellion and solidifying Skyrim as a subordinate province in the Empire.

What do Imperials look like?

Imperials can be differentiated from Bretons and Nords by their fair to swarthy skin, as opposed to the typically fairer complexion of Bretons and Nords. However, Imperial skin tone is not as dark as that of Redguards. Imperials also have slightly sharper faces than other races of men.