Skyrim: Irkngthand

April 9, 2019 / 2 comments

Irkngthand is a set of dwarven ruins that you will eventually want to explore in Skyrim. You can find Irkngthand in the mountains between Shearpoint and Raldbthar. You will most likely end up here as part of the Thieves Guild quest: Blindsighted, although you may stumble on it sooner. As in all dwarven ruins you…

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Skyrim: Nightingale Hall

October 11, 2015 / 0 comments

Nightingale hall is south east of Riften.  This area cannot be entered until you start the quest Trinity Restored for the Thieve’s Guild.  Nightingal hall isn’t a traditional dungeon, and really all you need to do is follow Karliah around and go where she tells you to go. You can pick up the skill book…

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Skyrim: Shor’s Stone

October 10, 2015 / 0 comments

Shor’s stone is a  little town in the Rift and is home to an ebony mine.  You may find a smithy and 3 pieces of ebony ore.  In addition you can find the entrance to Redbelly Mine. Like most of the small towns in Skyrim, Shor’s Stone can be safely skipped without huge consequence to…

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Dragonborn: Last Vigil

October 9, 2015 / 0 comments

The Last Vigil area contains a quicksilver ore vein and a moonstone ore vein.  If you have the Dragonborn DLC, then you can find the black knight here and fight him once you reach level 80.  If you do not have the DLC, then Last Vigil will not appear on your map. The Black Knight…

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Skyrim: Tolvald’s Cave

October 8, 2015 / 0 comments

Tolvald’s Cave is the easternmost cave in the Rift.  If you go east from Shor’s Watchtower or southeast from Ansilvund you will find it. Enter Tolvald’s Cave through a tunnel heading north.  This tunnel enters a large cavern with a bandit camp.  The bandits are dead and are now food for a snowy sabre cat…

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Skyrim: Honningbrew Meadery

October 7, 2015 / 0 comments

Honningbrew Meadery is one of the first areas you are likely to find as you travel for the main quest from Riverwood to Whiterun. There is not a great deal for you to do when you first arrive at Honningbrew Meadery because you only have access to the main meadery building and not to the…

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Skyrim: Riften Stables

October 6, 2015 / 0 comments

Located outside of Riften, these stables are similar to other stables in Skyrim.   Hafgeir Horse Crusher.  You have the option of brawling with Hafgeir, and if you win you will be able to use his horses for free.  Otherwise you can simply purchase one from him.   Shaddr will be here if you have…

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Skyrim: Redoran’s Retreat

October 4, 2015 / 0 comments

Redoran’s Retreat is one of many bandit areas you will find.  It is often the target of a bounty quest given in Whiterun hold. Enter facing west.  The tunnel winds down and around and then opens into a large cave.  the bandit in the cave has a dog that patrols up to the tunnel.  You…

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Skyrim: Rannveig’s Fast

October 3, 2015 / 0 comments

Welcome to Rannveig’s Fast!  You can find it west of Drela’s Cottage in Whiterun Hold.   It might be easier to reach if you go north from Swindler’s Den instead. Watch out for the ghost patrolling the exterior. Interior: Enter an enormous chamber.  There isn’t much here, so continue north.  The passage winds around and you…

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Skyrim: Broken Fang Cave

October 2, 2015 / 0 comments

You can find Broken Fang Cave west of Whiterun on your way to Rorikstead.  Enter facing west. You will quickly come to a large chamber with several sets of stairs surrounding a central area.  Inside area  vampire and 3 skeletons.  find a chest in the southeast corner. You can find the exit up the stairs…

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