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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Greg Wright
First Published: 31-05-2012 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 21-03-2018 / 15:26 GMT
Version: 1.2 (????) 15-11-2018 / 23:59 GMT

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Dawnguard - Side-Missions

Ancient Technology

Once you’ve persuaded Sorine to join you at Fort Dawnguard, have a chat with her and she’ll tell you about six different schematics that can provide new crossbow upgrades (her speciality). Once you’ve obtained the first schematic, you’ll be rewarded with an enchanted weapon or armor and tasked with finding the second one (and so-on and so-on) until all six have been found.

Note 1: You’ll need to kill a boss-like enemy and then loot their chest to find what you’re looking for.

Note 2: If you have it installed; some of the locations may be in the Dragonborn DLC (if it is, we’ll let you know).

Enhanced Crossbow Schematic – Possible Locations

  • Alftand
  • Bloodskal Barrow (Dragonborn DLC)
  • Broken Helm Hollow
  • Broken Oar Grotto
  • Damphall Mine (Dragonborn DLC)
  • Embershard Mine
  • Faldar's Tooth
  • Fort Fellhammer
  • Gallows Rock
  • Halted Stream Camp
  • Hrodulf's house (Dragonborn DLC)
  • Kagrenzel
  • Mzinchaleft
  • Nchuand-Zel (in Markarth)
  • Orotheim
  • Raldbthar
  • Robber's Gorge
  • Stony Creek Cave
  • Swindler's Den
  • Treva's Watch
  • Uttering Hills Cave
  • Valtheim Towers

Dwemer Exploding Fire Bolt Schematics – Possible Locations

  • Bilegulch Mine
  • Bloodskal Barrow (Dragonborn DLC)
  • Damphall Mine (Dragonborn DLC)
  • Embershard Mine
  • Fahlbtharz (Dragonborn DLC)
  • Faldar's Tooth
  • Fort Fellhammer
  • Gallows Rock
  • Hrodulf's House (Dragonborn DLC)
  • Kagrenzel
  • Knifepoint Ridge
  • Lost Knife Hideout
  • Nchuand-Zel
  • Orotheim
  • Treva's Watch
  • Rift Watchtower
  • Robber's Gorge
  • Valtheim Towers

Dwemer Exploding Ice Bolt Schematics – Possible Locations

  • Alftand
  • Broken Oar Grotto
  • Damphall Mine
  • Embershard Mine
  • Fahlbtharz (Dragonborn DLC)
  • Gallows Rock
  • Kagrenzel
  • Knifepoint Ridge
  • Lost Knife Hideout
  • Mzinchaleft
  • Nchuand-Zel
  • Orotheim
  • Raldbthar
  • Rift Watchtower
  • Robber's Gorge
  • Stony Creek Cave
  • Swindler's Den
  • Uttering Hills Cave
  • White River Watch

Dwemer Exploding Shock Bolt Schematics – Possible Locations

  • Alftand
  • Broken Oar Grotto
  • Fahlbtharz
  • Faldar's Tooth
  • Fort Fellhammer
  • Gallows Rock
  • Halted Stream Camp (Dragonborn DLC)
  • Mzinchaleft
  • Nchuand-Zel
  • Orotheim
  • Raldbthar
  • Redoran's Retreat
  • Robber's Gorge
  • Treva's Watch
  • White River Watch

Dwarven Crossbow Schematics - Possible Locations

  • Bloodskal Barrow (Dragonborn DLC)
  • Damphall Mine (Dragonborn DLC)
  • Embershard Mine
  • Fahlbtharz (Dragonborn DLC)
  • Faldar's Tooth
  • Gallows Rock
  • Hrodulf's House
  • Kagrenzel
  • Knifepoint Ridge
  • Mzinchaleft
  • Nchuand-Zel
  • Orotheim
  • Raldbthar
  • Redoran's Retreat
  • Rift Watchtower
  • Stony Creek Cave
  • Swindler's Den
  • Uttering Hills Cave
  • Valtheim Keep
  • White River Watch

Enhanced Dwarven Crossbow Schematics - Possible Locations

  • Alftand
  • Bilegulch Mine
  • Broken Oar Grotto
  • Damphall Mine (Dragonborn DLC)
  • Fahlbtharz (Dragonborn DLC)
  • Faldar's Tooth
  • Gallows Rock
  • Halted Stream Camp
  • Kagrenzel
  • Knifepoint Ridge
  • Lost Knife Hideout
  • Mzinchaleft
  • Nchardak
  • Nchuand-Zel
  • Raldbthar
  • Redoran's Retreat
  • Rift Watchtower
  • Valtheim Towers

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Bethesda Softworks
  • Platforms
    Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
  • Genre
    Action Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    31 May 2012
  • Last Updated
    21 March 2018
  • Guide Author
    Greg Wright

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