Skyrim: How To Cure Being A Werewolf


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Being a werewolf ain’t easy, as our “How To Become A Werewolf” page makes abundantly clear. If you don’t want to be a werewolf anymore, or just took one too many scratches from a random werewolf, this is where you’ll find the cure. Just surviving in Skyrim isn’t going to be easy, you might want to check out our massive text and video walkthrough. Or, if you’re looking for more specialty articles to discover the secrets behind Skyrim, stop by our cheats page.

Find the new perks for werewolves exclusive to the Dawnguard DLC HERE.

How To Cure Being A Werewolf

  1. First, you’ll need to join the Companions. If you’re already a werewolf, you should know them by now. Check out “How To Join The Companions” for more information on The Companions.
  2. Finish their line of quests. When you’re done, talk to the leader of the Companions — Kodlak, or ask around about a cure for werewolves. Speaking with Aela the Huntress in Whiterun will also tell you more about the Companion’s affliction.
  3. The Companions will offer you a special quest that will cure your lycanthropy — this is a permanent change, you’ll never be able to become a werewolf again. If that’s what you want, take the quest and complete it.

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137 Comments on Skyrim: How To Cure Being A Werewolf

mos

On November 14, 2011 at 6:32 am

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Korey

On November 14, 2011 at 6:36 am

I have completed all of the companion quest line and i have two of the witch heads but when i activate the blue fire at the tomb, nothing happens.. Any help?

Nate

On November 14, 2011 at 1:49 pm

Dear Korey,

The quest is probably glitched. I’ve had a lot of glitches Durring the Dark Brotherhood quests and they were usually resolved by loading an older save.

Hope that helps

pumpkin13

On November 14, 2011 at 6:00 pm

SPOILERS. This kinda doesn’t make sense… if you “finish” the Companion line of quests, you can’t get a mission from Kodlak, cus he dies. During the final mission to remove the curse from HIM, you throw the witches head into the fire, then fight his wolf spirit. But that only cures HIM in death, it doesn’t cure you. So, I don’t know if there’s any way to cure yourself AFTER Kodlak is dead. I haven’t been able to find Aida again…

Guffes

On November 15, 2011 at 12:05 am

Dear Pumpkin

Aela will appear at the Jorvaskkr (?) a while after defeating the wolf spirit.

Alex Smith

On November 15, 2011 at 7:01 am

I completed the companions quest and chose not to cure myself so went off and did some other quests. Went back to the companions and helped some guy cure himself. I still had two witches heads so cured him by killing his spirit etc then decided I’d cure myself but I received no prompt from the fire. Definite glitch and because I’d completed a fair few quests in between I had no save to revert to. Bethesda should have looked into this more as its a permanent change to your character.

derek

On November 15, 2011 at 2:11 pm

why the hell would u want to stop being a were wolf they r asume

Dembian

On November 15, 2011 at 3:41 pm

I had this problem to i’d completed the companion line cured kodlak

did a few more missions for the companion and the two brothers falkas and vilkas asked me to help cure them

tried the fire on falkas killed his spirit cured him
tried on myself wouldn’t work

tried fire on vilkas cured him
tried fire on me and it gave me a prompt to cure myself i just moved around the fire spamming E to activate it and it worked so keep trying i guess?

thorntdave

On November 16, 2011 at 10:11 am

I am currently stuck as a level 4 vampire and can not go anywhere without being attacked so i can feed to lower my level to cure the disease. I hear becomming a werewolf cures it. Can someone tell me where to find a werewolf so i can contract the disease.

Kevin Thielenhaus

On November 16, 2011 at 10:18 am

Becoming a werewolf should cure you of vampirism. If you can’t find a werewolf in the wild, try talking to the Companions faction in Whiterun, they’re in a large building called Jorrvaskr. Talk to their leader to join them and do some missions, eventually they’ll offer to turn you into a werewolf.

The Companions will not attack you if you’re a vampire, some of the comments say so, you’ll need to test that yourself. Goodluck!

thorntdave

On November 16, 2011 at 10:25 am

Thanks for the help. Ya Im running around the wild trying to find one because if I go anywhere near a city or people they all attack me. was just wondering if there is a specific place one was so I can fight my way to it.

SKnight

On November 16, 2011 at 1:17 pm

the silver swords are at war with companions theres a lair north west of whiterun and i think they have a caged werewolf there.

lupin

On November 16, 2011 at 4:16 pm

i finished it and when i tried 2 talk 2 one of the leaders all it saids is work or train heavy armor 2handed or archy and i married the girl (idk why) and when i try 2 talk 2 the compainions ppl all can say is follow me

tim

On November 16, 2011 at 4:39 pm

what are the pros and cons to being a werewolf.

donte

On November 16, 2011 at 8:08 pm

i am level 20 i became a werewolf i have about found about seven more shouts and killed about 12 dragons i completed all the missions at High Hrothgar and i cant absorb the dragon souls can any one tell me why?? Is there a specific mission to unlock to be able to absorb the dragon souls to use on the new shouts??

Latuya

On November 16, 2011 at 9:15 pm

donte….Each shout has 3 words, so you probably can’t use it because you found the first or second word and don’t have the first. That’s just my guess because that’s what I was having trouble with for a while and i later came to find out I was missing the first word lol

Latuya

On November 16, 2011 at 9:16 pm

I mean second or third lol sorry.

Aurielius

On November 17, 2011 at 12:22 pm

All that is required is to be in possession of one one the witche’s head and have completed the cure for Kodlack’s spirit. Just go to the temple and activate the fire, it worked easy for me. Tried as an experiment, think that being a werewolf might have some advantages when the Dark Brotherhood quests come up, so am saving the cure for later.

xLite

On November 17, 2011 at 11:31 pm

!!!SPOILERS, BEWARE!!!

hey guys, I have just finished the witches heads quest (killed em all since i want the cure) and after returning to Jorvaskr Kodlak is DEAD, but in skyrim wiki it is told that you have to return and TALK ( http://elderscrolls.wikia.com/wiki/Blood's_Honor ) to him in order to finish the quest, so what is it? Did I make some wrong choices which led to his death ? Can I prevent his death somehow ?

Montua

On November 18, 2011 at 3:18 pm

If there’s enough complaining about it around the net wouldn’t they just make a patch to fix it like they do most other games?

legiticals

On November 18, 2011 at 5:46 pm

you guys must also keep in mind, you CAN just start a new game if you got screwed over the first time ’round. i mean, trust me, i know its a pian in the ass, but its still better to start over and be a legit werewolf then not start over and be stuck with a half assed wolf.

Aimer

On November 19, 2011 at 4:09 am

I’ve done the quest line for the companions but now i don’t have any witch heads. I killed all the witches and took their heads but then dropped them god knows where. Is there anywhere I can get more? The Grotto is empty and as I said, I looted them all.

Bigbrowncows

On November 19, 2011 at 6:04 am

*SPOILERS* It wouldn’t let me cure myself until I’d cured Vilkas and Farkas. Used all my witches heads now so Aela’s out of luck if she changes her mind…

taconacho

On November 19, 2011 at 11:26 am

i got rid of my witch head for myself. is there anyway to get rid of it now?

spagfan12

On November 19, 2011 at 2:20 pm

after completing the companions guild do some side work for the companions. after several missions Aela will offer you to find a cure. she will accompany you on 3 quests to find items to cure being a warewolf

LShadow

On November 20, 2011 at 3:19 am

Why is it you people can’t just reload a earlier safe than complain? They are working on new patches and they are working to resolve the bugs and glitches. But the game hasn’t been out for long to take a freaking break. They got enough to worry about than your pity problems.

Save regularly so you can reload a earlier save, should there happen a bug or glitch. So you can try and get rid of it. If it continues still, then you might have to go further back or wait for the next patch to come out and see if that helps to your problem.

Try and work with a as complex game as Skyrim or Fallout. Then you would go sick with all the complaints about bugs, glitches or false promises.

LShadow Out and leaving the pussies alone!

mikael

On November 20, 2011 at 11:10 am

being a werwolf sucks no resting bonuses and at high levels you get smaked around not worth it and yah kodalk dies you cant stop it just keep doing quest for the leaders and one will come up

freckle

On November 20, 2011 at 4:11 pm

i completed the companions guild quest line, kodalk says i’m the leader and all that but when i got back to jorrvaskr vilkas, aela and whats his face weren’t there, i waited for a few days, did some stuff and went back and they still haven’t come back. Is it a glitch? just wondering because i saved before i cured kodalk, should i try again?

Merlin

On November 21, 2011 at 8:32 am

@thorntdave I having the opposite problem i’m a Werewolf and want to become a Vampire but know if i cure myself i won’t be able to become a Werewolf again the problem is that Werewolves have a 100% resist disease bonus so i need to get a cure for being a Werewolf what are the pro’s and cons of being a vampire the pros and cons of being a Werewolf.

Since you lose your armor after transforming, werewolves have low durability, so you really must utilize the AoE fear explained below. Also, you can’t access the skill/magic/item menu as werewolf.

-They have a huge fear AoE(unlimited far as i can tell), Use this when fighting, it makes enemies that can be feared easy as pie.

-Their power attacks send enemies flying and knock them prone on the ground, then just beat on them till they die.Werewolves also regenerate stamina very quickly.

-They can feed on dead enemies (not animals) to increase the duration of werewolf form, as well as restore health.

-They have a dash power attack that can very nearly one shot enemies (sometimes it actually does). Takes some running room though.

-Another trick to get out of werewolf form is to just use the wait function. To give you an idea of how long werewolf form lasts, I usually wait 6 hours, fun times!

Merlin

On November 21, 2011 at 8:40 am

Cons are you cannot get bonuses from sleeping are vulnerable to silver weapons you Cant loot,use items, potions, magic or even access your player menu oh almost forgot people remark that you smell like a wet dog or have fur crowing out your ears.

Puc

On November 21, 2011 at 2:09 pm

I FINALLY FIGURED OUT HOW TO CURE MYSELF AFTER COMPLETING ALL THE COMPANION QUESTS.

My god after 67 hours of this game, getting the Werewolf at like level 10 (im 40 now) I CAN FINALLY get 10% faster skills again.

So here’s the trick. Yeaah, you guessed it, walk around the bonfire and click like a mad man, it will work.

Keynon

On November 21, 2011 at 6:04 pm

If you still want to be a werewolf after you cured yourself there’s a ring that turns you into a werewolf at random times

Bob

On November 22, 2011 at 1:25 pm

That werwolf ring is part of a quest, if you do it the you can have the ring or some armor,
if you choose the ring it only turns you into a werewolf when you put it on, not at random times. Hope it helps.

tyler

On November 23, 2011 at 7:00 pm

on the quest above if you kill the hunters by helping the werewolf then kill and skin the werewolf then you get both the ring and the aromr which i thought was useful.

hasib

On November 23, 2011 at 10:34 pm

I got the witches head and when I came back I found jorrvaskr was under attack by the silver hands and they killed kodlak. My new mission is to go and kill all silverhands with vikas. My roommate said he overhearc young companions about getting rid of Kodlak. Different ppl seems to have diff story line. Any ideas? Also I don’t understand if you can control your power, what’s wrong with being a werewolf? True you cannot get resting bonus but who cares about it, when you are completely immune from diseases. I also got a ring that allows me to transform more than once a day.

Arckaine

On November 24, 2011 at 12:44 am

I find being a werewolf is awesome :D

Pesh

On November 24, 2011 at 7:08 am

THIS IS BY FAR THE MOST GLITCHY GAME I’VE EVER PLAYED OB A CONSOLE (DEAD ISLAND HAD ITS FLAWS BUT THEY WERE FUNNY). I UNDERSTAND THAT THIS GAME IS MASSIVE BUT THE AMOUNT OF BUGS IS A BIT STUPID. I’VE HEARD THAT PEOPLE COMPLAINED TO BETHESDA ABOUT THE TEXTURES ON THE INGREDIENTS YOU CAN PICK UP AND THE BETHESDA WILL BE SORTING THAT OUT NEXT BUT MY GAME HAS ED UP LOADS AND IT SEEM THIS IS NOT A 1 OFF CASE. IF YOU HAVEN’T FINISHED THE STORM CLOAKS MISSION THE GUARDS CONSTANTLY TRY TO KILL YOU NO MATTER WHAT YOU SAY, PORTIONS OF THE MAP JUST DISAPPEAR LEAVING SECTIONS OF RIVER GONE UNTILL YOU SWIM, THE BLACKSMITHS IN WHITERUN HAD NO FLOOR, SO I MANAGED TO WALK THROUGH THE CITY WALL THE TURN AROUND TO FIND MYSELF OUTSIDE THE CITY. HOWEVER AN AMUSING GLITH WAS WHEN I FOUND A RABBIT SWIMMING OR RATHER RUNNING ALOND THE BOTTOM OF THE RIVER. ALSO SOMETIMES WHEN I KILL A DRAGON I DONT ABSORB THE SOUL. COME ON BETHESDA IF THE GAME WASN’T READY FOR RELEASE WHY’D YOU RELEASE IT?

cody baird

On November 24, 2011 at 8:33 pm

ive completed the companions quest, drifted from it playing other quest and lost the witches heads and forgot where you cured kodlak, where can i find that place again and is it possible to get another witches head to use it, if so where can witches be founf

hasib

On November 25, 2011 at 3:24 am

I think you can get 4/5 witch heads from that quest, if you have killed all the witches. Idk why ppl have issues. I play in ps3. Like I said before, when I came back killing the witches, found out that Jorrvarsk was under attack by the silverhands and they killed Kodlak. So VI as and I went to wipe out the silver hands and retrieve the Wutthard. After we came back the inner circle decided to clean kodlack’s werewolf spirit so we went to Ysgarmor tomb, put a witch head in fire and freed his werewolf blood. He made me leader of the companions and I got married to Aela the huntress. Had no prob or glitch!

thisguy5

On November 25, 2011 at 11:36 am

so i was doing quests for the comapnions and i was doing the one to find a cure for the old leader guy and i killed the witches and took their head and i came back and now the leader was killed by a silver hand attack. can i still cure myself?

Maui

On November 25, 2011 at 3:37 pm

So i cured myself. and i was wondering can i become a vampire now or no?

nate

On November 26, 2011 at 4:32 am

well i have the * no prompt for the fire* so i cannot cure my wolfishness, but its still an awesome game, at level 46 and if i go back to an earlyer save i will be level 15.. oh well, ill wait, but s*** happens, deal with it and move on

Wade

On November 26, 2011 at 8:04 am

do i keep the stamina and health if i cure myself?

Rob

On November 27, 2011 at 10:27 am

Yeah.. to the dude who said just walk around and click on the fire… you er – that’s bulls – still cant find cure for Werewolf, have cured gohst of Old Leader and two handed sword companion, but STILL cant cure myself… still have 4… thats right 4 witches heads (I wiped those bithes off the face of Skyrim). WTF!!!! what DOOOO?

ps, lots of lols to the guys who dropped their witches heads and cant find them anymore… nice going guys

brett

On November 27, 2011 at 4:00 pm

i have tryed it all to cure myslef i am still a wearwolf i finished the quest and i even cured myself one just to see but did not save it but once i hooked my system up to the internet it updated it and now when i go to cure myself i click on the alter it dose not do anything only after this update so now i must wait for the next update i hope

Ragnar

On November 30, 2011 at 7:48 am

if you’ve dropped all the witches heads becuase you didnt care about a cure before and forgotten where they are now located, is there another way to be cured?

Joey

On November 30, 2011 at 10:40 am

im really mad because the second to last quest in the companions won’t start. the funeral for that one guy won’t start and it wont let me talk to anyone. i think its because i had already cleared the cave that takes place at the next mission. idk what to do.

KIng Theoden Ednew

On November 30, 2011 at 3:49 pm

I was able to cure myself and it worked so hope it may work for you.

Chris

On December 1, 2011 at 11:18 am

Ok, i had trouble too.
I was doing quests to help nubs that somehow got bears in their homes and doing rescue missions after finding all 3 pieces of the werewolf totems.
*I dont know if that had anything to do with it, the quest line was every 3 useless filler missions from the huntress lady at the companions*
i just went to the tomb, walked in, used the flame, killed my spirit, and moonwalked out of there no problem.
hope this helped someone.

Dayne

On December 1, 2011 at 3:00 pm

I have done the cure properly completing the Companions questline and curing the 2 guys, went to do myself all was fine killed my wolf spirit, all is well you would assume i should be cured except im not, Im still a werewolf and now as i used the last head to “cure” me i cant get anymore, any advice guys?

eUneed

On December 2, 2011 at 12:48 am

i wear mara amulet and talk to that priest but conversation didnt appear! help me! :D
iam lvl 31 and i am were wolf!

Brian

On December 2, 2011 at 1:26 pm

I am lvl 36 and i turned into a werewolf for the very first time, my guy is completely blind now. Ive tried fast traveling and getting killed but nothing works, i need help with this glitch or bug or whatever it is!

Lon

On December 3, 2011 at 7:59 pm

Yall are dumb, yo are really dumb. Being a werewolf gives you disease resist, but you dont get rested. Whatever rested dont do . You dont actually have to go werewolf form, so it doesnt make a difference. And quit ing about glitches, i wanna see you try to make a game this beautiful without any problems.

Lon

On December 3, 2011 at 8:05 pm

btw, how do you use the AOE fear? is it just the power button?

DJ

On December 3, 2011 at 10:51 pm

If anyone knows how to fix the 2nd to last companions quest glitch please let those of us with that problem know. The thirty days to reset the dungeon is BS. Waste of my time figuring that out. Bethesda’s games have some problems with glitches and how long it takes for the respective patches to be released.

some baby, idk who

On December 4, 2011 at 5:49 am

Dear pesh, u got a terrible game copy, good luck with that… Ps who do u go to, to get the werewolf ring? R u a full badass werewolf or the one with the ring?

Trevor

On December 4, 2011 at 6:12 pm

I’m no longer a werewolf and I have no idea how, it seemed to have went away. it was after I joined the theives guild

sad werewolf

On December 7, 2011 at 11:11 am

after i joined the companions and became a werewolf for the first time, mi image in 3rd person is too close of the character, like if i was carryig more then 305 weight. im sure that’s related with the werewolf transformation. what do you think?

Lon

On December 8, 2011 at 11:51 am

sad werewolf, that has nothing to do with the werewolf thing, try taking out your weapon. But on another note, i just finished the quest to cure kodlak, but now i cant find vilkas, farkas, or aela. Do they go somewhere besides jorrvaskr, or is this a glitch?

Lon

On December 8, 2011 at 11:54 am

oh, i found farkas, nvm

Nightfall29

On December 9, 2011 at 1:20 am

So here is my problem,
I had already wiped out the silver hand bandits at Driftshad Refuge (found it by chance) before Vikas told me we needed to take revenge and retrieve the Fragments of Wuuthrad.
When i cleared it the chest did not contain the fragments and now i can go back but Vikas does not offer to come with me nor do i get an option to ask him to follow me therefore I cannot continue the Companions quest line nor can i get rid of the ware wolf curse…
I’m pretty far along in the game (level 37) so I don’t want to restore all the way back.
Does this mean I’m out of luck or is there anything I can do???? PLEASE HELP!!!!!!! I have to admit I’m sick of the Companions and want to be done with them, this glitch really has me MAD >:{

PS other than that this game rocks…

Nightfall29

On December 9, 2011 at 1:31 am

BTW Im not complaining about the game (its freakin beutiful) heck I dont even mind being a warewolf so much I just want to be able to complete the companions quest line.

Any help?

misha

On December 9, 2011 at 2:27 am

To the editor/writer of this article:

That picture at the top is of a Frost Troll not a werewolf.

PLZhelp

On December 10, 2011 at 3:59 am

I married aela the huntress and now i feel like curing myself if i do will aela break up with me or will she still be my wife IN THE GAME

key

On December 10, 2011 at 6:51 am

You have to have a Glenmoril Witch head in your inventory to access the quest *purity* make sure u have multiple heads for it to work.

Norkbait

On December 10, 2011 at 1:03 pm

I have all of the heads, and i talk to vikas, but he is not starting the quest.

wizardDr

On December 10, 2011 at 1:20 pm

***SPOILER****
OK. To cure yourself you have to do all but the last (Dragon) Companion quests, not counting the unending “save this guy” or “kill this pest” kind. Then you have to talk to Farkas and his twin Vilkas, and do BOTH their quests to cure themselves. Then you can throw a head in the fire for yourself. No glitches– functioning as designed. Aela doesn’t ask to be cured. She is fun to marry (opens a shop and brings in coin).
Don’t know for sure, but the Glenoril Witches might re-populate like most dugeons, so wait a month (do some other quests) then check back. Haven’t tested this ’cause wasn’t dumb enough to drop/lose a QUEST item… Holy smokes, at least buy a house and store it in a chest….
; ) [just gotta give those guys a hard time...]

Nightfall29

On December 10, 2011 at 2:41 pm

@WizardDr

Ok Dr.
What is one to if you completed all the Companion quests but Farkas and Vikas don’t ask you to do their personal quests? After the Old Man died they went straight to the never ending “save this guy” or “kill this pest” kind. I have 4 witch heads and no fire pits to through them in! I would like to cure this curse so I can have sex with my husband and get the “Lovers Comfort” bonus ;)

Prescription Please!!!

Carl

On December 10, 2011 at 6:46 pm

Yep – WizardDr has it correct. You’ve got to help both the twins recover and then, if you decide to cure yourself, you’ll get a Yes/No prompt, which you don’t get when curing the twins. Tough luck on losing those Witch heads – I don’t believe they respawn. Neither does Lydia – poor girl. I’ll sell you guys a couple for the price of the house in Solitude (inflation’s a killer).
The bug I’ve uncovered is at the Bards College with the “flute”. If you get it before you receive the quest, you can’t give it to her (Pantea). It’s possible that Bethesda already has an update to fix this but I’m not sure.

Carl

On December 10, 2011 at 6:53 pm

And for Nightfall -> keep doing a few of the repeatable radiant quests from “Circle” members. The boys will eventually ask you to cure them and then you can do whatever it is you’ll be doing with your new husband. Or, just have werewolf sex – you’ll still get that bonus.

Norkbait

On December 11, 2011 at 10:58 am

The wont let me do the quests. Farkas is looking at a dead guy on the floor, and Vikas doesnt do anything, when i talk to him.

Nightfall29

On December 11, 2011 at 4:09 pm

Thanx Carl, will try ;)

Kieran

On December 11, 2011 at 4:53 pm

That is a picture of a troll, not a werewolf

konVikt

On December 11, 2011 at 9:37 pm

OK THIS IS THE FINAL SOLUTION FOR YOU WEREWOLF PROBLEM!!!:

1. Do at least 1 Farkas random quest -> Then do “Purity” mission for him
2. Do at least 1 Vilkas random quest -> Then do “Purity” mission for him
3. Throw in Glenmoril Witch Head into fire to cure you own lycantrophy

It’s the only way to remove lycantrophy, and i think this is how Bethesda wanted it to be, but it’s not so clear how to do it…

bootysnatcher

On December 12, 2011 at 10:25 am

Wow I love how in depth they are. This site sucks ass

Norkbait

On December 12, 2011 at 8:53 pm

Yes, that is what im saying!!! They won’t let me start the quest for either of them!!!!

Reaver

On December 14, 2011 at 6:37 pm

carl, panteas quest was glitched on me as well, except I’d gotten the item at the correct time, it said she removed the item from me but stays in inv unable to be removed. was curious if you had started the quest with the guy in the tavern, was a drinking contest, that one did not allow you to remove alto wines, giants toes, and possibly another item – was thinking this may have been how the flute has become stuck on me.

stumbled on all this from just being curious if there is a cure for werewolf, not sure if ill do it or not, did store they heads in a home tho. If you guys can not get more of the items/heads to cure the werewolf desease id say worst case situation is to google up how to add items into your inv and find the numeric code to add the witches heads.\
good luck all

Jim

On December 20, 2011 at 5:17 am

Ok,
I understand i need to cure vilkas and farkas before i can cure myself, however all vilkas says is im already doing a job for him?? Except im not i have no ongoing jobs for anyone! so ow can i start the quest to cure him and then myself?

Silverbrent15

On December 20, 2011 at 6:54 am

dunno if thids helps you guys i had the same prob but a strange thing worked in my favor. Now this could be a glitch, but hope it helps. I tried all the above suggestions and it didn’t work. I only had 1 more head left I had used one already on farkas and kodlak. The last I had given to Uthgerd the unbroken to hold and the other was lost when i killed a witch and was too heavy so i left only to return and find she had disappeared. I went to Vilkas and he wanted to be cured. Thing is I never removed the head from Uthgerd and yet he said ” You still have the witches head right?” So i checked my inventory and lo and behold there was a head that was never there prior. I went back to Uthgerd just to be sure and yes she still had the head , so i left it with her. I then proceeded straight to Ysgamoor’s tomb and cured Vilkas and right after the flame that had been denying me so long prompted me to cure myself despite having no heads in my inventory . For kicks I tried it and it worked. I ought my wolf spirit and BAM! cured. Though i will warn you , you will never realize how useful the resistance to all diseases is until you’ve lost it . Hope this helps.

Rusty

On December 21, 2011 at 6:38 am

Guys, was hoping to find a solution here as i don’t have the heads, in fact i don’t even know what happened to them after i cured Kodlak. i have a new problem now because i took Viklas as a follower and he got himslef killed, autosave then ruined any chance of retreiving him so i left him behind. i guess i’m screwed right?

Andrew

On December 22, 2011 at 5:50 pm

Ummm, maybe its just me but the picture at the top of this page is a frost troll and not a werewolf. Just sayin.

Cannon

On December 25, 2011 at 9:32 pm

i got the witch’s heads (all of them) and i went back to our base then i didnt ever get the quest to kill silver hand and get the whatever thing back i try talking to vilkas but it isnt in there and everyone else i talk to just sit and look at bodies or it will say this person is busy so i went away did ALOT of stuff and still cant get the quest do i just find the silver hand and get the thing back without it being a quest or am i screwed and have to load back like 15 levels???? please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Marc

On December 28, 2011 at 7:29 pm

I had to cure villaks and the other guy first

Krazyman1607

On December 29, 2011 at 5:08 pm

I have a question on how to cure yourself of being a werewolf

do you have to compleate all of the compainions quests in ordre to cure yourself?

Krazyman1607

On December 29, 2011 at 5:26 pm

When does vilkas want you to cure him? do you have to do a quest first?

somo

On December 30, 2011 at 11:08 am

will becoming a vampire get rid of your werewolf disease?

Josh

On December 30, 2011 at 3:22 pm

Why is it that the losers that post questions and comments on sites like this one never can manage to use anything even close to proper english. You should at least try to form a complete and full sentence, or maybe even spell your words correctly. It’s things like this that make me ashamed to call myself a gamer, why do you people have to be so stupid? D:

Integrity

On December 31, 2011 at 10:16 am

To be cured… cure Vilkas and Farkas. Then go back with or without Aela. I ha went with Aela and the option was finally available to me to cure myself of it.

Scruff

On December 31, 2011 at 3:14 pm

I used to be a ware wolf till I took an arrow in the knee

better than derek

On January 2, 2012 at 3:51 pm

derek

werewolf is not that good on master. get on my level noob

thatpersonwhosalive

On January 2, 2012 at 5:17 pm

This is to anyone who says they can’t find Vilkas, Farkas, or Aela at Jorrvaskr. Go back to the tomb and they should be there and will exit. This happened to me, just to mention.

thatpersonwhosalive

On January 2, 2012 at 8:01 pm

@Josh I know, especially if you’re not in a rush (although if you are then why are you on a computer anyways). I used to write like that but then I decided not to, if you’re going to stare at a screen for a while at least try to form proper sentences and spell right.

(it just said I was adding comments too fast)

thatpersonwhosalive

On January 2, 2012 at 8:03 pm

@somo No, you cannot become a vampire while being a werewolf because you are 100% resistant to diseases.

Kara

On January 5, 2012 at 5:20 pm

do both Vilkas and Farkas purity quests than after completion, you can cure your self at the same place they got cured

Hunter

On January 7, 2012 at 11:06 pm

I finally figured it out. After Kodlak died I completed the mission to rid him of his curse and beat his spirit wolf. At the time I had only taken 1 head with me. I was doing perpetual missions for Aela and Vilka trying to get the personal quest from them but it didn’t become an option until I had a witch head in my inventory. The heads stay wherever you left them or sold them so you have to retrace your steps. Luckily the 3 I was missing were still at the vendor where I sold them. Once you have them in your inventory do 1 prisoner mission for Vilkas and when you ask for work a 2nd time he will lead you on the quest to do to him what you did to Kodlak. This is your chance. Bring the necessary heads, cleanse Vilkas of the curse, then do the same for yourself. If you complete the steps in order and have the head clicking on the fire should activate the option to rid yourself of the werewolf curse for good. Hope this helps. Cheers.

Ydoc6

On January 8, 2012 at 12:11 pm

Why would you want to get rid of werewolfism I’m not a werewolf currently but it sounds really cool?

Dragazhar

On January 8, 2012 at 7:40 pm

Found the glitch where with a head in your inventory, the flame will not activate to cure you. Went back to a previous save BEFORE I started the DARK BROTHERHOOD questline and it worked the first time. It is a known fact dark brotherhood questline will bug out some quests. If you are in the middle of the DB series.. try to finish that up before you try to cure yourself again. Me I want to go vamp. I found some great mods to use that enhance it and want the rested bonus so’s to get better skillups muhaha.

Dragazhar

On January 8, 2012 at 7:41 pm

I will add there is a mod that allows you to become a werepyre fyi. Complicated but a fun one lol.

Ritenger

On January 10, 2012 at 12:58 am

i am a wolf and i have a bunch of heads but i don’t know who to talk to to cure myself WHO!!

Shawn

On January 10, 2012 at 4:04 am

T’would seem that, with all the BS goin’ aroun’, the best thing to do (if you don’t want to be a werewolf) would be to open the Companions Quest and only do the first dungeon. After that, there really is nothing else that opens up.

Justin

On January 10, 2012 at 2:46 pm

Quick tip when you go back to the tomb, it would be a smart decision to grab wuuthrad. Its a great weapon and taking it will not affect the story at all if you have finished all the compainion quests.

Kilpa

On January 18, 2012 at 1:53 pm

I cured Farkas but when i went to cure vilkas his spirit wof appeared and then auto died and yyou cant kill something thats dead therefor is there a way to get around it cause ive loaded and earlier save and yea it sucks

Luke

On January 22, 2012 at 2:39 am

Did you know that you can become a hybrid?
If you are a vampire before the companions let you into the underforge,
you become a werewolf-vampire hybrid!
thought that was just some good info for those who cant decide.

Mirkhal

On January 24, 2012 at 5:00 am

I’m stuck with Briar hearth’s
already finished the “white phial” quest

please advise

S

On January 25, 2012 at 8:33 pm

it’s a really good being as werewolf when you are low level, your damage and resistence is high buuuut at high levels you can die to stupid frost trolls, 3 atacked me as werewolf and killed me, but when i’m in normal form hardly trying to lv up they dont even do damage to me -.-”

Z

On January 25, 2012 at 11:35 pm

es get Glitches

Thistle

On January 27, 2012 at 10:48 am

Hi everyone, I have the forever mourning bug on my game which means that after I got back from getting the witches heads all the companions are sort of stuck at jorravaskr. I have looked this up and I know why it’s happened and it means I can’t continue the companions questline. Unfortunately I did a lot of other stuff before realising this so I don’t want to go back, and I’m not too arsed about the comanions questline. What I don’t know is if it’s possible to cure yourself of being a werewolf without the companions? If anyone knows this it would be greatly appreciated :)

josh

On January 27, 2012 at 3:39 pm

Whats wrong with being a werewolf? Why would you want to cure it? So you can get a good, virtual night’s sleep.

That’s just stupid.

chaz

On January 29, 2012 at 5:31 am

Uhm no dude some people usually want a cure cause its mostly to become a vampire. Since the warewolf can resist all diseases it can resist vampiasim…or whatever you call it

dan45to

On January 29, 2012 at 8:37 am

yo thistle Open the
console (~) and type
“setstage c05 1″an the mission blood honour may start…am nt sure bt give it a try.

Tyler

On January 29, 2012 at 1:12 pm

I just got werewolf and i had to kill all the Silver Hand people, but i cant get out of werewolf form to talk to Aela , I’ve been waiting for a long time and I’m still stuck in werewolf form, any help?

demitrius

On January 30, 2012 at 12:28 pm

im level 56 and i want to be a vampire vilkas gave me the purity quest but it completed itself i didnt do the quest wat do i do now

nic

On January 30, 2012 at 3:31 pm

im a werewolf and i mean being a werewolf is good and bad but i cant find the quest to to get to cure me so i cab do it when ever and im done every one of the companons quest?

Will

On February 1, 2012 at 5:31 pm

HELP!!!!!!!!! I lost ALL the heads and after after completing the Bloods Honor Quest and IDK waht to do please someone Help…………………………..Please

klutch

On February 5, 2012 at 11:56 pm

i’m hearing alot of you complain about glitches and bugs, im sorry you don’t save often enough to retrace you steps (did you play morrowind or oblivion or fallout or fallout new vegas, you should know better), your an idiot your dumb your stupid, for the rest of you talking about texture problems, what are you playing on? yeah the console has its problems, but if your on a pc having texture problems its not the games fault trust me. im not gonna go into my cpu specs but i built a beautiful alienware cpu and it cost me a pretty penny, but skyrim is an awesome game that is not only beautiful but runs for me with no glitches and no bugs (lvl 46 ive done alot of no problem). My load times are so fast i hardly notice a lag, i can barely read the advice and knowledge from them. If your on pc and you have the audacity to complain about, well anything its because your computer sucks rancid and you need a new one. sorry if you can’t afford a computer to run this game take your complaining ass to a welfare office and see if they are worried about you playing the newest and most techical video game on the market, nobody ever gave me 3 quarters to play air hockey in a pool hall if I didn’t have it I just couldn’t play. sorry skyrim sucks for you maybe check the minimum requirements before you buy a game and stop blaming the developer for your broke ass computer problems. the game is awesome runs very well with very few glitches morrowind and oblivion far far short if you really wanna compare. be happy your slow glitchy game (because your ty cpu can’t run it) is still way more exciting then those that came before it and if you’ve really got beef with the people that make the game, go outside (that place where there is sunlight) maybe you’ll get some and that glitch your fussing over and that texture problem thats really ruining your game might not seem so important, because the “nerds” that worked on/ and update this game make a bunch of money doing it and wined, dined, and got their sucked tonight on the money your making them. If you can’t make the game better i.e. work for bethesda, or run it on your just shut the up build a decent machine if you can’t don’t play and if you do don’t complain you’re showing your . I wanna snowboard in Japan, I don’t have the money to do it and if I went it’d be a ty trip, at the end of the day I don’t complain that I can’t get there or the mountains to icy, I can’t get there because of me not the snowfall in japan or the tickit over there. get real don’t be an don’t pick apart a game you couldn’t come close to making. s. btw pretty simple save often (bethesda asked you to do that with morrowind why wouldn’t you do it now) and if you can’t run into the npc your looking for try to find them again later if you didn’t kill them they are there, if all you wana do is shoot down an excellent game cause of your short failings remove one of your bottom ribs so you can suck your own cause your a faq

dan45to

On February 10, 2012 at 5:22 am

I agree wit this guy klutch tha the c.p.u ought to be a cool to run an its nt tha glitchy …bt still klutch dnt call othr got an moron jus bcoz they’re c.p.u is bad or they’re facing problems in the game ….understand madarchod khankir chala..nunu batkhara

Topdogg75

On February 10, 2012 at 8:47 pm

Hey Klutch. Stop trying to hide the fact that you’re the one with the sorry ass life style. if u really think your Mr. Cool then y post a whole novel style on a website that according to u is full of losers. I bet most of these guys here get more than u ever would because typing a whole essay about belittling other people is just sad. That also goes for the people that want to be the grammar police and complain about how bad people post their sentence. yeah i spell the word “why” in 1 singular letter (y). Y u ask? because i feel like it es. get use to it, if not find something better to do than on other people’s spelling because most people like myself dont have time or dont feel like checking their post to see if its wrong or not and if my post is filled with grammar problems then im glad so i can irritate your sry asses even more. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.

pud

On February 15, 2012 at 4:24 am

idiots,dont play the game if all your going to do is complain

Aloy

On February 21, 2012 at 4:23 am

oh look, another flame war, twelve year olds make the net phun. Back to the matter at hand. I want to cure my wolfishness to pick up vampirism and I find that Aela who I think gives the cure quest is dead in Jorvasskar. I didn’t even know she could die! I have completed the harbinger questline.

Buddha

On February 22, 2012 at 10:08 pm

NO GLITCH! If you have one witch head, without any quest relating to it, travel to ysgramor’s tomb and find the bond fire in the farthest part of the tomb, and go up to it and hit the A. button. DONE. it does not officially say or do anything to say or show that you are cured, but look at your powers listing and it’s gone! Damn that was a long sentence.

Buddha

On February 22, 2012 at 10:12 pm

NO GLITCH! And yes this applies specifically to AFTER you complete the quest line and your Koldak is dead. I did not talk to anyone in the companions (only quest i can find with them is “speak with the companions leader’s for work” in the misc. section), and again, all i did was get a head and go to Ysgramor’s tomb, and click A!!! Moa’s!!

Level 62, 4th character, 1-handed battle mage, master difficulty from the start, (1h, dest, archery, ench, block, smith, light armor, conj, all 100)

zarathos

On February 27, 2012 at 12:13 pm

need update didnt kill all withches and when i killed them the harbringer flame wouldnt work please make an update to fix this im a mage not a fighter i need resting benifits as if u dont kill them the first time round u cant activate the harbringers flame

zarathos

On February 27, 2012 at 12:22 pm

klutch that a bet cruel its not worth it all u need to do is ignore and answer the people who really need the help aside from that i never played morrowind and i had no clue that something like this would happen maybe it should be in the tutorial or hints page lets try remain civil thank u

Dante Sparda

On February 28, 2012 at 9:09 am

Skyrim is creeping me out. You all know Skjor dies right? Well I finished the main story mode of the companions and one random day I enter in Jorrvaskr and he appears out of nowhere telling me I need to work hard to become a companion when I am the companion’s BOSS. Then I cured farkas hoping i could cure myself from lycanthropy. I cured him alright but the crazy thing is that I didn’t use one of the witches head and I still can’t cure myself. What do I do?? I really want to cure myself!!!!

Mortus

On March 16, 2012 at 6:44 am

Killed all five witches took their heads, Went to ysmgramor completed mission cured Kodlak then activated fire again, asked me if want want to cure lycanthropy permanently.

Zella Prante

On March 17, 2012 at 8:13 pm

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raht

On June 24, 2012 at 6:51 am

i cured myself for dawnguard and becoming vampire so I can use vampiric grip and summon gloems

Samthousand

On June 29, 2012 at 2:30 pm

I beat this quest, But now I don’t want to be a werewolf anymore. I tried going back the the altar with the head and everything, but it won’t let me. Is there any way for me to become human again? Or argonian. Whatever.

Cody

On July 24, 2012 at 8:18 am

If I have already done the line of quests what do I do to stop being a werewolf

isaiah

On July 27, 2012 at 10:12 pm

Idk if everyone can do this but once i cured my beast i decided to try and get it back for well lets just say fir “fun” i talked to aela (who i had brought with me to cure my beast blood) if she could make me a werewolf again and boom it worked but also i recently downloaded the dlc package

isaiah

On July 27, 2012 at 10:12 pm

Idk if everyone can do this but once i cured my beast i decided to try and get it back for well lets just say fir “fun” i talked to aela (who i had brought with me to cure my beast blood) if she could make me a werewolf again and boom it worked but also i recently downloaded the dlc package

Name*

On December 14, 2012 at 4:01 pm

How do I cure myself ? I killed all the companions because they attacked me.

mike

On January 3, 2013 at 8:04 pm

yup stuck as a werewolf

Josh

On February 2, 2013 at 9:42 am

I want to go from werewolf to vampire but first I need to get rid of werewolf blood. I do not have any witches heads because I sold them. What do I do

~Skyrim~

On June 5, 2013 at 2:25 pm

Nooooooo! But I want to stay a werewolf! Maybe I’ll just marry someone like Vilkas who already is a werewolf

MATRIXMAN98

On January 20, 2014 at 4:43 pm

Listen, everyone who has a problem with killing a Dragon and not absorbing the soul is either you don’t have any soul gems, you don’t have a big enough soul gem, or your right and it is a massive glitch.

Kelvin enumah

On July 16, 2014 at 9:45 am

I want to become a were wolf at all cost.who can help me should help me please