One of the best things about the Elder Scrolls game is the ability to do anything you want such as stealing from the townspeople or simply going mad by killing everyone. While it may seem fun to the player doing it, it’s not in the world of Skyrim and prepare to face the consequences based on your actions.
In the Nine Holds of Skyrim, it’s best to be on your best behavior as once you do a bad thing, other people in different towns may view you as evil. Whenever you do a crime such as getting caught while pickpocketing or just wrecking havoc in town, there will be a bounty on your head. The real question is, how does the game calculate the bounty?
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
Getting Caught while Pickpocketing anyone in town
Bounty: 25 Gold
Bounty: 5 Gold
Stealing and getting caught
Bounty: Half of the item’s value.
Bounty: 1,000 Gold
Bounty: 100 Gold
Steal a Horse
Bounty: 50 Gold Each Time
Bounty: 40 Gold
Getting Caught Transforming into a Werewolf
Giving the Blood of the Vampire
Things to Remember:
– When you are a Thane at a certain hold, always remember that you can tell the guards about the good deeds you’ve done for the Hold. This only works for bounty less than 2000 Gold.
– Once there’s a bounty on your head, a guard will approach you and ask you to either pay up, fight your way or face jail time.
– Remember that with gold, you can erase the crimes you’ve done
– The higher the bounty that’s placed in your head, the more notorious you become. No matter where you go, if your bounty is super high, guards from other Holds will arrest you.
– One of the achievements is to have a specific amount of bounty, in order to do this, keep on stacking the bounty on your head until you reach the required amount.