Watch the description for an extensive guide on choices of race, perks, weapons, stones, shouts & questlines. Calm - Just like the Illusion spell, it causes them to basically ignore you. Sadly though, the sneak skill starts at 15 for them. A nightblade is basically a magically-enhanced scout or assassin. But Illusion is at 20. dagger and bow. OK I have a level 35 Bretton Illusion/Assassin (can I say how much I LOVE this build). Playing as a Pacifist means standing invisible while all the fighting happens around you, leaving you free to ponder the fragility of life as you watch NPCs tear each other apart. Help. I know there are a lot of assassin builds for Skyrim out there that pretty much say the same thing I'm about to say here.This is basically just my personal way of playing an assassin over the years. I only recently (late 20s) started adding archery into the mix just to deal with dragons, but I'm not sure if lugging around the Nightengale bow and tons of arrows is really my style. As far as gear goes, you can basically use the same weapons/armor as a "normal" assassin build. i.e. I am a stealthy assassin that uses illusion magic to aid in my stealth (invisibility) and manipulate the minds of those that oppose me. Bretons are really good for assassin builds. They use one-handed blades and tend to use destruction for damage, alongside stealth, and light armor while augmenting their abilities with magic.Across the different Elder Scolls games there have been different variations of nightblades, one thing they all have in common is that they are magic-users […] Fortunately, in no way did this impede me from becoming Skyrim’s most infamous assassin. To conclude: As you can see, there is absolutely no way to define an assassin/warrior/illusion build. Dual-wielding is an underappreciated build in Skyrim, most likely because it does take away some of the flexibility that's seen in other builds that might incorporate shields or a spell on one hand.However, it's a really unique game mechanic and makes for some interesting builds, including the dual dagger assassin build. Sooner or later, as long as players keep playing this game and leveling up, every player's Dragonborn will eventually become an assassin, a warrior, an illusion, one way or other, all at once. Sneak Illusion Assassin Build. They have resistance to magic, and their short stature (being the shortest of the races, at least in Skyrim) says to me they would be better at sneaking than most. This buil is all about sneaking and dealing damage. This Pacifist build focuses on Illusion, Conjuration, Enchanting, and Sneak. It's a very simple way of going about things, so it might prove a nice guide for people new to Skyrim. ... and boring builds but after trying something new (this is the new build) I have been enjoying it a lot. Sneaky Illusionist Assassin Build. Skyrim Assassin Build #3: Nightblade. The Nightblade is my personal favorite. Can be useful at times, but but I think the others are more fun. I've maxed stealth, pretty close to maxing illusion, and have most of the perks in both trees. Also as you know the master illusion spells wreck so I would go for building the magical side first (with one handed so you don't die) because then you will have one of the two stem skills for an illusion assassin build. HI, I'm about to start a new game as a Dunmer, sneaky, illusion using, assassin and maybe going the vampire route later, too. A build solely based on being a nearly invisible assassin. Bretons though. My Assassin Build . 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