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Issue Data
Status: New
Issue Type: Bug Report
Project: Unofficial Skyrim Special Edition Patch
Component: Skyrim SE: Vanilla
Category: Magic
Assigned To: Nobody
Platform: All
Severity: Medium
Votes: 0
Watching: N/A
Opened By Ethruvisil on Dec 6, 2017 10:54 am

Issue #23286: Animal Allegiance shout can get followers killed

If you use the Animal Allegiance shout when your follower has already entered combat with an animal, the animal will continue to fight the follower. (This doesn't happen if you use the shout while the follower hasn't arrived yet or before the animal turns hostile.) What's worse, the follower may be killed by the animal, i.e. their Protected status doesn't work against it anymore. In one instance, my follower (Stenvar, I think) also became hostile to me; but I haven't been able to reproduce that part.

This is related to Issue #21554, but the problem is less acute with summons since they are not supposed to be Protected.