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Location Black Vine Ruins, Vinedeath Cave, The Moonless Walk, Ghost Haven BayHigh Isle
Grahtwood, Greenshade, Malabal Tor, and Shadowfen: in the wilderness
The Land Sundered from TamrielMarkarth, Dawnwood, OstumirTemplate:ESO GR
Species Strangler
Health 60,370
Reaction Hostile
Supple Root, Lashing Tentacle
A strangler

Stranglers are carnivorous plantlike creatures found primarily in Valenwood and Black Marsh. They are capable of dragging prey towards them from a distance and siphoning their life-force.

Related QuestsEdit

Skills and AbilitiesEdit

Stranglers are rooted to the ground, and any abilities that knock back or pull targets will be ineffective on them.

A basic melee attack that does minor physical damage.
A basic ranged attack that does minor poison damage.
The strangler will pull the player towards it. This ability is only used if the player is far away from the strangler.
The strangler will drain the player's blood, dealing moderate physical damage over time. This attack can be interrupted to set the strangler off balance.
Poisoned Ground
The strangler sends out roots to lash at the player. This attack does moderate poison damage as indicated by a red circle.

Unique StranglersEdit

A dormant strangler


Generic StranglersEdit

Generic, unnamed stranglers can be encountered in various places across Tamriel, including delves, dungeons, and DLC content. These stranglers have varying stats, namely health. Below is a list of stranglers, categorized by location, difficulty and health.

Zone / Dungeon Specific Location Difficulty Health
Elden Hollow I Throughout the dungeon  29,470 64,808
City of Ash II Whisper Grove  68,763 185,918
Dragonstar Arena Round 3: The Marsh  30,943 88,990
Maelstrom Arena  Stage 3: Drome of Toxic Shock  4,541 (?)
Bloodroot Forge  Summoned by Mathgamain and Caillaoife  49,100 (?)
Scalecaller Peak  During the fight against Plague Concocter Mortieu  (?) 191,386
Northern Elsweyr 
Southern Elsweyr 
Teeth of Sithis
The Tangle
Western Plains
March of Sacrifices  Whispwood  12,770 (?)
Moon Hunter Keep  Moon Hunter Keep Gardens  36,837 (?)
Icereach  Summoned by Sister Skelga
Summoned during final boss in Veteran
 41,800 201,000
Rockgrove  (?)  54,680 (?)