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Semi Protection
Battlespire Box Art
Setting The Battlespire
Planes of Oblivion
Time Period 3E, between 389 and 399
Developer Bethesda Softworks
Release Date
30 November 1997
Release Date
27 August 2015

Battlespire is the first (and only) game in the spin-off series called An Elder Scrolls Legend. It was originally conceived as an expansion to Daggerfall, but evolved into a standalone game. The action takes place within a single multi-level dungeon, the Battlespire, where the player is sent to investigate some unusual events. It also features a multiplayer option.

Gameplay Information


  • Magic and Spells — Description of magic and spells in the game.
  • Enchantments — A list of the various enchantments found in the game.

World Information

  • Bestiary — Monsters in the game along with a picture, description, and fighting tactics, etc...
  • Books — Catalog of all books found in the game.
  • Items — A list of items found in the game.
  • NPCs — A list of NPCs found in the game.

Mod Resources

  • File Area — Your one stop to all the latest editors, utilities, patches and other Battlespire related files.
  • Hacking Guide — All kinds of information about hacking the game, file formats, offsets, etc...

Previews and Reviews

  • Features — List and some explanation of features found in the game and the required hardware to view it. Some information taken directly from Bethesda and some from rumors here and there.
  • Screenshots — Contains several nice screenshots of the game and a few released animations.
  • Videos — Contains a few gameplay videos from around the internet.
  • Official FAQ — An updated official FAQ on the Bethesda's web site put up after the game was released. Contains some information on bugs, patches, improving game play, etc...
  • Older Official FAQ — The official FAQ for the game before it was released. Contains preview and related information.
  • Unofficial FAQ — The unofficial FAQ of the game answering some of the commonly asked questions.
  • Development Team — The Battlespire Development Team.

Miscellaneous Information

  • Hints/Tips — All kinds of gaming playing hints and tips.
  • Links — Battlespire specific sites.
  • Bugs — Lists the found bugs in the game along with any solution if applicable.
  • Letter from Bethesda's President — An insert included with the game, explaining the idea behind Battlespire and Redguard.
  • Running Under DOSBox — A detailed guide to playing Battlespire on DOSBox under a modern operating system, including OS X, Linux, and Windows 2000/XP/Vista.
  • Technical Info — Information on bugs in the game, how to avoid/correct them, error messages, and possible methods on making the game run faster.

See Also