A shocking Skyrim clip shows a headless NPC attacking Imperial Guards

A shocking Skyrim clip shows a headless NPC attacking Imperial Guards ...

As the game's physics engine and graphics system can go haywire, Skyrim fans understand how ridiculous things can get when mods and glitches are thrown into the mix. Uneori, conflicting processes in Skyrim may be game breaking, but most of the time, they are simply shocking and hilarious without actually causing any damage to the playthrough.

Two lines of code happening at the same time when they shouldn't be happening simultaneously, or some other similar situation, are well-known.

The video below is a compilation of various video manipulations used by Skyrim players that go horribly wrong as the decapitated NPC rises from the execution block and starts attacking the Imperial Guards. The scene is intended to be Skyrim's introduction to Ulfric and the Stormcloak rebellion, but it turns out to be a shocking confrontation between a headless prisoner and the Imperial Guards.

As Skyrim's mods are numerous and varied, the comments section in the post discusses the possibilities for this effect. It appears that a mod is causing the NPC to become completely untethered the moment he is decapitated, allowing him to go into combat mode and defeat his enemies, which are coded to be the Imperials.

When NPCs interact with each other, Skyrim's characters are vibrant, dynamic, and created with great care and attention to detail. This is why there are so many different faction dynamics and different targeting crossovers when NPCs interact with each other. So, when even more complicated codes and ideas are introduced, it isn't surprising that something as ridiculous as a headless prisoner running around trying to kill Imperials happens.

Skyrim invites creativity and involvement from its players by making it so simple and straightforward. There are many different mods that have been created by the community that have greatly improved the Skyrim experience. Sometimes, though, these mods can interfere with the game's native code and cause events like this to occur, which most gamers would agree is the cherry on the top.

Skyrim is now available on PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.