Sabertooth Tiger
A dangerous animal commonly found around the Iliac Bay. It attacks with its two very long incisor teeth and both front paws. Nobility sometimes train them as house pets.
 Sabre Cat
Sabre Cats are large, hostile cats with sizable teeth. They are very dangerous and will attack wildlife and people without hesitation, often ignoring the former in favor of the latter. They're found in the wilds of Skyrim. Khajiit legend states that the Sabre Cats were once the Rhojiit, Khajiit warriors who fought for Alkosh at the Battle of Red Mountain. Sabre Cats carry a disease called Witbane. See also: Snowy Sabre Cat, Vale Sabre Cat
A grey fish commonly found in bodies of water around Skyrim. Its pinkish-orange flesh is a popular food source, and can be eaten raw or salted and cooked.
Scalon are large aquatic humanoids, also known as "murk dwellers". Naturally, they are commonly found near water, occasionally leaping from the water and attacking. They can also become invisible.
One of the lesser sentient Daedra in Oblivion, Scamps often enter into the mortal world to cause mischief and carry out errands for their Princes. It is not known whether these beings were ever mortal creatures, or if they are simply created as-is by the Princes for purposes of servitude. They are weak, rather unintelligent, and cowardly, and are easily defeated except in large numbers. They are most commonly associated with Mehrunes Dagon.
- Variations: Stunted Scamp
The larval form of the Kwama, which is not very aggressive, but can paralyze anything that attacks it.
An immense fish found in the sea around Black Marsh. They are described as being "like a crocodile, but with paddles instead of legs". Found in:
Seekers are grotesque tentacled daedra. They are servants of Hermaeus Mora, usually guarding tomes of forbidden knowledge. Seekers have the power to banish prey with sound attacks. They are rarely seen outside the Apocrypha.
The Shambles appear to be some sort of undead construct made of bone and lashed together with wire or bits of cloth, often haphazardly. They detonate a magical ice bomb on death.
A large and slightly aggressive beetle which uses magical fire to attack. Immune to fire and weak to frost.
A fish found in the Sump on Umbriel. They are described as having a "maw full of teeth". They can reach at least fifteen feet long and have long whip-like tails, dual swimming fins on the underside, teeth that "would shame a shark", and a tough hide. They are usually non-aggressive to Skraws but will attack if the sump considers someone an intruder. Found in:
Domestic livestock all found in farms and sheepfolds. Very docile.
A rare giant insect found underground. Unique to the Forgotten Vale of Skyrim. Shellbug Chitin is very hard, making it ideal for use in crafting armor. Harvesting the chitin requires the use of a pickaxe and results in the death of the Shellbug.
 Silt Strider
Giant arthropods, which can be up to 60 feet tall. Used as a means of transport in Morrowind by manipulating exposed organs and tissues. It is said that their numbers dwindled due to the Red Year, when the eruption of the Red Mountain killed most of them and destroyed their native habitat.
 Silverside Perch
Silverside Perch are fish that can be caught in ponds, lakes, and other bodies of water.
Skeevers are aggressive rodents that attack on sight and resemble giant rats. Skeevers often carry Ataxia, which lowers lockpicking and pickpocketing, and when killed they drop Skeever Tails. See also: Rat, Giant Rat
- Variations: Venomfang Skeever
A common undead creature often found protecting the dungeons, forts and ruins of Tamriel. Many varieties of animated skeleton exist, some stronger than others.
Although they can be damaged by unenchanted arms, any edged weapons (swords, axes, etc.) do only about half their normal damage. Adventurers are advised to used blunt weapons (maces, hammers, flails, etc.) when fighting these creatures. Experienced adventurers have no trouble dispatching them. They're immune to disease, frost and poison and resistant to shock. Found in:
 Skinned Hound
A common and aggressive fish found in the waters surrounding Tamriel. Their scales and eggs are prized for the alchemical properties.The Slaughterfish attacks with its many rows of razor sharp teeth and should be avoided or dealt with cautiously.
- Variations: Rumare Slaugtherfish, Small Slaugtherfish
 Snow Bear
A white bear with an icy bite often found on the island of Solstheim as well as in the high mountains and icy plains of Skyrim.
 Snow Fox
 Snow Wolf
 Snowy Sabre Cat
Snowy Sabre Cats are large, hostile cats with sizable teeth. They are very dangerous and will attack wildlife and people without hesitation, often ignoring the former in favor of the latter. They're found in the wilds of Skyrim. Snowy Sabre Cats carry a disease called Witbane. See also: Sabre Cat, Vale Sabre Cat
 Spectral Mud Crab
The giant spider is a dangerous foe, not only for its damaging attack, but as it can also paralyze its victim so it can feed on them later. Large Frostbite Spiders are known to live in the caves and forests of Skyrim.
- Variations: Cave Spider, Spider Guardian, Spider Savager, Diamond Spider Queen
 Spider Daedra
These Daedra appear as giant spiders with human torsos, and are associated with Mephala. They are so unruly and irrational that not even Mephala's worshippers will often summon them, for fear that they will disobey orders. They are some of the more powerful Daedra, with formidable melee and spellcasting ability.
A lesser Daedra that can be summoned by Spider Daedra to paralyze opponents. Found in:
- Variations: Horrid Spikeworm, Nubbed Spikeworm
The Spriggan is a moderately intelligent creature which appears to be part fauna and part flora, leading to observers confusing it with trees and other plant life. It attacks with both arms as well as its teeth and has a surprisingly fast regeneration rate which results in adventurers often having to defeat them several times before they remain dead. Some have the ability to summon woodland animals to aid them, particularly black bears. Spriggans have their own unique language.
 Steam Centurion
A magical and mechanical Dwemer artifact designed in the form of an armored warrior. They can be found guarding many Dwemer ruins throughout Morrowind. Resistant to fire, frost, poison, and shock. Also appeared in Redguard, but there they were called Dwarven Robots.
 Stone Golem
A moderately strong Golem made out of stone.
 Storm Atronach
A powerful Shock Elemental Daedra which can be summoned by more powerful magic users. Immune to normal weapons and shock, resistant to poison and can reflect spells and damage.
 Swamp Leviathan
A creature found in the Black Marsh, it is described as mountain of spines, with nine-foot-long claws and a jaw that juts out, exposing its tusks. Found in:
 Swamp Troll
A troll native to the Swampy Cave.