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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: 12-02-2019 / 19:30 GMT
Version: 1.2 (????) 18-08-2019 / 03:35 GMT

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Ainethach - Breton, Karthwwasten

(Must do the quest "Convince Atar to leave Sauranach Mine" and side with him first).

Angrenor Once-Honored - Begger, Windhelm

(You must give him a gold piece first).

Athis - Dark Elf, Jorrvaskr, Whiterun

(Must complete "Glory of the Dead"; trains in One-Handed; if follower, you can train, then take the money back).

Argis the Bulwark - Vlindrel Hall, Markarth (Housecarl of Markarth, you must become Thane of Markarth first).

Balimund - Nord, Blacksmith, Riften

(Must bring him 10 Fire Salts for his forge first).

Belrand - Battle-Mage, The Winking Skeever, Solitude

(He is a mercenary, you must hire him first).

Benor - Nord, Morthal

(You must best him in a brawl first).

Calder - Nord, Housecarld of Windhelm

(Must join the Stormcloaks and complete "Rescue from Fort Neugrad" first, then complete 5 tasks for the people and purchase Hjerim).

Cosnach - Breton, Silver-Blood Inn, Markarth

(You must best him in a brawl first).

Erik the Slayer - Nord, Barbarian, Frostfruit Inn, Rorikstead

(You must convince his father to let him be an adventurer first). (Known Bug: choice for marriage may not come up. It did come up in my first game, but in later games it did not, very frustrating for me since I fell in love with him! I wrote on several forums and to Bethesda itself, and was VERY disappointed when Patch 1.5 failed to fix)

Farkas - Nord, Jorrvaskr, Whiterun

(Must complete "Glory of the Dead’ first; trains in Heavy Armor; if follower, you can train, then take the money back).

Filnjar - Blacksmith, Shor’s Stone Ghorbash the Iron Hand - Orc, Dushnikh Yal (You must Persuade/Bribe/Intimidate him to travel once more first).

Marcurio - Imperial, Battle-Mage, The Bee and Bard, Riften (He is a mercenary, you must hire him first).

Moth gro-Bagol - Orc, Understone Keep in Markarth

(You must bring him a Daedra heart first). Octieve San - Nord, Winking Skeever in Solitude (Must get Irnskar to drop his debts first).

Omluag - Breton, Miner in Markarth

(You must complete the Misc. quest "Talk to Mulush about Omluag" first).

Onmund - Nord, student, College of Winterhold

(You must first convince Enthir to give back Onmund’s amulet.) (Note: To do this, you can Persuade and he’ll just give it to you if your Speech is high enough, but if not, he’ll send you on another quest to get a staff for him.)

Quintus Navale - Imperial, Alchemist, Windhelm

(You must complete "The White Phial" and "Repairing the Phial" quest first). (Possible Bug: May not be able to buy/sell once married - worked for me first time)

Revyn Sadri - Dark Elf, Merchant, Sadri’s Used Wares, Windhelm

(You must sneak Viola’s stolen ring back into her house, but DON’T snitch on him).

Roggi Knot-Beard - Nord, Miner, Kynesgrove (You must find his ancestral shield in Stony Creek Cave first; he will also be a follower once you return his shield).

Romlyn Dreth - Dark Elf, Meadery Worker, Black-Briar Meadery, Riften

(You must take a box of mead to someone in Solitude first).

Scouts-Many-Marshes - Argonian, Works at the Docks in Windhelm

(Must do a favor for him first).

Sondas Drenim - Dark Elf, Miner, Goldenrock Mine, Darkwater Crossing, Eastmarch

(You must deliver his medicine request to Quintus Navale first).

Sorex Vinius - Merchant, Winking Skeever, Solitude

(You must complete a delivery quest - taking some wine to the Blue Palace, first). (Known Bug: When I talk to him, wearing Mara’s amulet or not, he never gives me his quest, to take some wine to the Blue Palace.)

Stenvar - The Candlehearth Hall, Windhelm (He is a mercenary, you must hire him first).

Torvar - Nord, Jorrvaskr, Whiterun

(Must complete "Glory of the Dead" first).

Vilkas - Nord, Jorrvaskr, Whiterun

(Must complete "Glory of the Dead"; trains in Two-Handed; if follower, you can train, then take the money back).

Vorstag - Nord, Mercenary in The Silver Blood Inn

(You must hire him first for 500 Gold).

Wilhelm - Nord, Innkeeper of Vilemyr Inn in Ivarstead (Must complete "Investigate Shroud Hearth Barrow" first).

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
    12 February 2019
  • Guide Author
    Greg Wright

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