Skyrim: Shor’s Stone

October 10, 2015 / 2 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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Skyrim: Heartwood Mill

July 16, 2015 / 0 comments

One of Skyrim’s many mills, this is another place you can go to by lumber (assuming you have Hearthfire installed).  Heartwood Mill is located west of Riften, across the lake.  You can talk to Grosta and she will ask a favor. Grosta and Gralnach have very little and there isn’t much of value in their…

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Skyrim: Clearspring Tarn

July 14, 2015 / 0 comments

Clearspring Tarn is home to a few hunters.  It is located in the wilderness south of Mistwatch and east of Shor’s Stone.  They are willing to trade with you, but like all hunters they don’t have much. In the pond you can find a hidden chest. Go into the cave and fight a leveled animal. …

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Skyrim: Honeystrand Cave

July 13, 2015 / 1 comment

Honestrand Cave, located just southeast of Ivarstead, is home to three bears, one on the outside and two on the inside.  You can also reach the cave by heading north from the Alchemist’s Shack.  Loot the dead bandits and find the chest.  Otherwise there isn’t a lot of interest in this cave.

Skyrim: Alchemists Shack

July 12, 2015 / 2 comments

This unguarded lonely cabin is home to an absent apothecary.  You can pick up several alchemical supplies and the unique item Butterfly in a Jar.  There is a garden behind the Alchemist’s Shack where you can find more ingredients. You can locate the Alchemist’s Shack on the other side of the mountains from Haemar’s Shame,…

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Skyrim: Rift Imperial Camp

July 11, 2015 / 0 comments

The imperials who are looking to put down the rebellion are stationed at the Rift Imperial Camp.  The camp is located across the mountains from Haemar’s Shame.  It is just south of the Alchemist’s Shack.  They don’t really do much at the camp until you activate the civil war quest line.  Until then you can…

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Skyrim: Rift Stormcloak Camp

July 10, 2015 / 0 comments

The soldiers of the rebellion are stationed in the Rift Stormcloak Camp in wait of orders to proceed with the civil war.  You can use the smithy or buy/sell from the quartermaster.  Otherwise there isn’t much to deal with here until you decide to participate in the civil war.  The Rift Stormcloak Camp is located…

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Skyrim: Sarethi Farm

July 9, 2015 / 1 comment

North of Treva’s Watch you can find Sarethi Farm.  This farm provides sustenance to the people of The Rift.  You can talk to Avrusa Sarethi to be asked to do a favor, or sell farm produce.  Aduri Sarethi also lives here, and a lonely guard patrols the place.

Skyrim: Pinepeak Cavern

July 8, 2015 / 0 comments

Pinepeak Cavern is a cave located north of Ivarstead across the river. Outside of the cave you will find a bear looking out for the unwary.  Inside you will find a second bear.  Look around to find the skill book: Heavy Armor Forging (smithing).  In addition you can find a chest with some loot in…

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Skyrim: Riften

January 9, 2015 / 3 comments

When you first enter Riften the guards will attempt to extort money from you.  Simply refuse and tell them that it is “obviously a shakedown.” Maul will greet you when you come close to him.  He provides some information before heading out to the docks and guarding the warehouse. Shaddr and Sapphire are having an…

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