|This article is about the Imperial race. For the Imperial Legion faction, see Imperial Legion.|
Natives of Cyrodiil, they have proved to be shrewd diplomats and traders. They are skilled with combat and magic. Anywhere gold coins might be found, Imperials always seem to find a few more. They can call upon the Voice of the Emperor to calm an enemy.— Game description
Imperials are one of ten playable races in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.