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Hilarious Skyrim Argonian Cosplay Brings “Sexy” Lore Books to Life

by Liana Ruppert

I will always have a special place in my heart for cosplay. I’ve always had a massive love for because the sheer work and dedication that goes into it and being able to realize some of gaming’s creative characters and bring them over into real life is nothing short of stunning. Cosplay offers a haven for fans, a way for us to give back to the creators that gave us these amazing figures to aspire to, or simply to enjoy. With Skyrim being such a widely known property, it’s no surprise that the Elder Scrolls entry spawned tons of creative creations but none are quite like this “Sexy” Argonian cosplay that puts a scarily realistic spin on a hilarious lore franchise in-game. 

The cosplayer in question is Elena Samko, and you may recognize her from the previous times I’ve featured her incredible cosplay. From Skyrim, to Fallout, to The Witcher – Elena is massively talented and it’s easy to see through her incredible portfolio. That being said, Argonian cosplays are few and far between and they certainly don’t look like this. 

For those that may not know, this piece of literature is an actual piece of lore found throughout the entire Elder Scrolls franchise. Titled The Lusty Argonian Maid, this series has been seen in Skyrim, Oblivion, Morrowind – and each time it’s found it’s hilarious all over again. So lusty, so … random. 

For those that may be truly lost and have no idea what the hell an Argonian even is, it’s a race players can choose to be and interact with throughout the franchise. They have a particularly interesting take on the life and death cycle. From the game’s official Wiki:

“When an Argonian dies, their soul travels into the Hist trees, thus they pass on their memories to each new generation. However, it was shown that the memories can be lost in the “river’s current,” the passage of time, but if the knowledge is vital it will be recovered by the Hist. This is shown when the Hissmir Hist shows the inhabitants how to use Hist Amber to power the city’s defenses against a Dominion attack. However, it is unknown what happens if an Argonian dies not in proximity to a Hist, if they still travel to the closest Hist, or if they simply cease to be, their memories lost forever.”

You can learn more about Argonians here but you can also check out our cosplay hub here for even more creative creations from fans all over the world! 

You can also follow the author of this story on Twitter @DirtyEffinHippy if you don’t mind that she absolutely obsesses over mods, cosplay, and Mass Effect.

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