Skyrim: Soljund’s Sinkhole

September 21, 2015 / 2 comments

The easiest approach is by following the road from Old Hroldan. When you first come to Soljund’s Sinkhole, you will be approached by Perth who will warn you not to go into the mine and this will trigger a new quest for you to clear the mine.  Clear the mine and then talk to Perth…

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Skyrim: Karthspire Camp

September 20, 2015 / 1 comment

Karthspire Camp is a series of platforms across/near the river that are connected by wooden bridges.  In total there are ten forsworn that dwell here, and because of the extremely open layout it is possible to alert all of them at once, in which case you will have a lot of enemies to deal with…

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Skyrim: Rebel’s Cairn

September 19, 2015 / 1 comment

Rebel’s Cairn is not the first place you will want to go in Skyrim.  You can’t get very far unless you have already started the quest Red Eagle’s sword, and have already completed the first step.  There are no guards on the exterior.  Note, that you need Red Eagle’s Fury, a sword that you have…

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Skyrim: Four Skull Lookout

September 18, 2015 / 0 comments

Located north of Red Eagle Redoubt, Four Skull Lookout is home to 3 bandits.  You can find a chest on the inside, and if you are here for the College of Winterhold, the pedestal to the northwest can be activated.

Skyrim: Red Eagle Redoubt

September 17, 2015 / 1 comment

Red Eagle Redoubt is where you want to start if you are working on the quest for Red Eagle’s Sword.  It is possible you will just stumble on Red Eagle redoubt while exploring Skyrim.  You don’t have to have started the quest before you get here, but if you continue through to Sundered Towers, you…

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Skyrim: Hag’s End

September 16, 2015 / 2 comments

You can only reach Hag’s End by going through Deepwood Redoubt and Deepwood Vale.  What follows is the walkthrough, including how to find the unique weapon Bloodthorn and the Slow Time shout. You will enter a small entryway with a door to open to your left.  This door opens to a dining room where a…

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Skyrim: Karthwasten

September 14, 2015 / 1 comment

Take the main road out of Markarth and head northeast.  Then watch for a  switchback to the northwest in order to reach this town.  When you first enter Karthwasten, you will see people arguing over the local mine.  Talk to either Atar or Ainethach to get a side quest to resolve this dispute – most…

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Skyrim: Halldir’s Cairn

September 13, 2015 / 0 comments

You can find Halldir’s post in the far southern reaches of Skyrim, a bit west of Falkreath.  There is nothing outside of the cave.  Halldir’s Cairn lies inside, so you have to start off by going inside.  The full walkthrough follows. Enter a tunnel going northwest.  There are plenty of mushrooms to gather if you…

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Skyrim: Falkreath Watchtower

September 12, 2015 / 0 comments

Falkreath Watchtower is a lonely tower in Falkreath , and is a quite simple dungeon.  If you climb to the top you will find a lone mage there working his necromantic magic.  Kill him/her and then loot the chest.  Keep your eye out for the skill book: Liminal Bridges while you are here.

Skyrim: Kynesgrove

September 11, 2015 / 0 comments

Kynesgrove is a tiny mining camp just south of Windhelm.  You can find gourds, potatoes and leeks in the little farm. Braidwood Inn: Iddra runs the inn.  There isn’t a lot of value here.   Steamscorch Mine: Outside the mine you can find a smelter as well as a few ingots of refined malachite and…

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