Fast travel to the nearest location and make your way to the rest of the Imperial Soldiers. Once you reach them, it’s practically the same as the other quests: take down the Fort while you kill all the Stormcloaks. There are obviously more enemies in this fort, so I really recommend going to the upper area and staying here.

If you can summon, do so. Familiars, especially Atronachs, are wonderful allies here. Most of the Stormcloaks appear from the upper areas, so this is where you’ll be. Make sure to have your healing spells on your favorite list, or Restore HP potions. Not too hard, but don’t do what I tend to do and forget about the HP bar! Once the fort is taken; return to Rikke and tell her about your success.


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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Bethesda Softworks
  • Platforms
    PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, XB 360, XB One
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    31 May 2012
  • Last Updated
    17 October 2021
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  • Guide Author
    Greg Wright

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Skyrim is the homeland of the Nords, a fierce and proud warrior people who are used to the bitter cold and mountanous terrain that mark the lands of Skyrim. Wracked by civil war, and threatened by the return of the legendary dragons, Skyrim faces its darkest hour. You must make sense of this maelstrom, explore the frozen tundra and bring hope to the people. The future of Skyrim, even the Empire itself, hangs in the balance as they wait for the prophesized Dragonborn to come; a hero born with the power of The Voice, and the only one who can stand amongst the dragons. You are that Dragonborn.

Version 1.2

  • Introduction to the Races.
  • How to complete every storyline quest.
  • Where to find and conquer every side-mission.
  • Location of every powerful Dragonwall.
  • Search out and defeat every Dragon.
  • How to find hidden, powerful weapons.
  • Over 200 captioned screenshots provide even more help.
  • Dragonborn DLC covered in full.
  • Dawnguard DLC covered in full.
  • Screenshots for the major side-missions.
  • Achievements/Trophy descriptions (includes all 3 DLC packs).
  • Character Creation guide.

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