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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: 26-11-2018 / 06:32 GMT
Version: 1.2 (????) 19-12-2018 / 14:38 GMT

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Guide Guide info

Dawnguard - Side-Missions

Bolstering the Ranks

Warning! You’ll want to begin this mission before you complete the second-to-last main mission ‘Touching the Sky’, otherwise, Isran will rally his troops together and start the final main mission ‘Kindred Judgement’, making it near impossible to start this side-mission.

Have a chat with Sorine and she’ll mention someone called Florentius Banius who’s worth recruiting, but you’ll need to speak with Isran about it first (hence our warning above). You’ll need to head to a place called ‘Ruunvald Excavation’ (found south-east of Tovald’s cave).

Climb the mountain until you reach the snowy entrance to the cave. You can read the journal in the tent (should you want some back-story), otherwise, head inside the double wooden doors.

Run down the stairs, kill the Charmed Vigilant and loot his body for a decent amount of loot and potions. Downstairs is another charmed vigilant and an apprentice locked chest. Head into the main cave system and kill any vigilants that get in your way.

Ruunvald Temple


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
    26 November 2018
  • Guide Author
    Greg Wright

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