Gray Cowl of Nocturnal

The Gray Cowl of Nocturnal is a helmet in Oblivion which originally belonged to Nocturnal 300 years ago before it was stolen from her by Emer Dareloth.

It gives the wearer the identity of the Gray Fox, meaning that all bounty gained and crimes committed is given to that identity rather than your characters original identity. It has Detect Life, Fortify Sneak and Feather enchantments.

[edit] Effects of the Cowl

Wearing the cowl will change the players full identity to that of the Gray Fox, this has several advantages and disadvantages:


  • Any bounty gained while wearing the mask will be attached to the Gray Fox instead of your characters true identity. This means that when you take the mask off you loose that bounty.
  • NPCs will react differently to you while wearing the cowl, some will be honored, frightened or not bothered.
  • The helmet carries a Detect Life, Fortify Sneak and Feather enchantment, make it ideal for stealth based characters.


  • When you are seen by a Guard while wearing the cowl they run up to you and try arrest you, however the only option you have is Resist Arrest.

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Last edited by Aurora on 3 February 2009 at 18:09
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