When it comes to frustrating enemies in The Elder Scrolls: Blades, the Wispmother is one of the worst.
Sure, trolls have that health regen, Goblins are ugly, Thalmor can weave from attacks - there are frustrations everywhere, but few as frustrating as the Wispmother.
She'll freeze you in place and slow your attacks, all while whittling away at your health. You need to go in prepared, which is why we've made this guide.
Read through these tips and you'll be prepared for the fight. To prepare for the other fights ahead, make sure to read through all of the tips in our Elder Scrolls: Blades Ultimate Guide.
Why is she hard?
The Wispmother is, for my money, one of the toughest enemies you're likely to come across in The Elder Scrolls: Blades. She's ghostly, ghastly, and doesn't like taking damage. If you're not prepared, then she can easily take you apart.
But that doesn't mean all hope is lost. The Wispmother can be defeated, like all other enemies in this game, with a smart set up. Your equipment, item usage, and tactics can make a huge difference when it comes to taking down these tougher foes.
The Wispmother feels like the hardest opponent since the trolls, and she has loads of resistances, and very few weaknesses. But that doesn't mean you won't be able to take her down.
Just like with our guide to taking down trolls, the Wispmother has a few handy ways to take her down quickly, and power through her precious health before she has a chance to strike back.
Here's a tip to start off though: don't bother with Frost Magicka. Frost resistance is great, but trying to use offensive Frost spells or enchantments will just get thrown back in your face.
So, a good tip to start off with? Use Fire offensive spells and enchantments, and Frost resistances.