Skyrim: Lost Echo Cave

August 23, 2015 / 0 comments

Located to the west of Fort Hraggstad, Lost Echo Cave is a quick little dungeon that is not associated with any of the major quest lines.  Enter a dimly lit tunnel heading north.  There will be plenty of glowing mushrooms to harvest if you choose.  You will want to take a few of the mushrooms…

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Skyrim: Rimerock Burrow

August 22, 2015 / 0 comments

Rimerock Burrow is the destination in the quest A Daedra’s Best Friend.  This is the location of the Rueful Axe.  Enter an icy tunnel going west.  The tunnel quickly turns and eventually opens into a huge cavern patrolled by a Flame Atronach.  A ramp up the west wall leads up to the upper portion of…

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Skyrim: Northwatch Keep

August 21, 2015 / 0 comments

This is a Thalmor outpost on the northern fringes of Skyrim.  It is the most northwest point you can reach unless you have the Dawnguard DLC.  You will most likely come here after starting the side quest Missing in Action, which you can start in Whiterun by talking to Fraila Gray-Mane.  To get here, take…

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Skyrim: Steepfall Burrow

August 20, 2015 / 0 comments

You can find Steepfall Burrow by taking the road west from Solitude.  It is just east of Northwatch Keep.  There is an entrance at the top of the cliff and Lower Steepfall Burrow at the bottom of the cliffs. Enter a tunnel going south and down.  The tunnel emerges onto a narrow walkway over a…

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Skyrim: Kilkreath Temple

August 18, 2015 / 0 comments

You can find the entrance to the temple at the base of the Statue to Meridia.  If you don’t have Meridi’as Beacon and haven’t activated the quest The Break of Dawn, then you won’t be able to enter the temple.  Enter facing south.  You will be in a wide tunnel going south and down.  As…

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Skyrim: Statue to Meridia

August 17, 2015 / 0 comments

The easiest way to reach the Statue of Meridia is to go south from Solitude along the main road.  If you haven’t discovered Solitude, take a carriage and you will arrive at Katla’s Farm.  From there just go south until you find a switchback of the road to your right that goes back up the…

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Skyrim: Fort Hraggstad

August 16, 2015 / 1 comment

Unless you are doing the civil war quest line, this fort will be occupied by bandits.  Fort Hraggstad lies along the road going west from Solitude  and out towards the Altmer fortress of Northwatch Keep. 7 bandits in total patrol the outside areas of the fort.  Alerting one will alert them all.  The courtyard outside…

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Skyrim: Wolfskull Cave

August 15, 2015 / 0 comments

You will most likely come here after starting the quest The Man Who Cried Wolf, which you can get from Falk Firebrand at the Blue Palace in Solitude. 2 skeletons are on patrol outside of the cave. Enter a tunnel going north and down.  The tunnel winds down and around to a little opening with…

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Skyrim: Ravenscar Hollow

August 14, 2015 / 0 comments

Watch out for the sabre cat as you approach this cave.  Ravenscar Hollow is located north of Solitude between Widow’s Watch Ruins and Shadowgreen Cavern. Enter a tunnel facing south.  The tunnel quickly widens to include a stream flowing next to the path.  The path is blocked by rattles, and eventually winds around to where…

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Skyrim: Wreck of the Icerunner

August 13, 2015 / 0 comments

This area does not appear until you have put out the fire in Solitude Lighthouse for the quest: Lights Out!  When it does appear, the Wreck of the Icerunner can be found just east of Solitude. When you arrive the marauders will be slaughtering the crew of the Icerunner.  There are 3 marauders on deck…

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