Fast travel to Riften and enter the Mistveil Keep. In here, you’ll see the Jarl of Riften, the Stewart and two guards guarding the door behind them. Inside this opening, there’s another guard patrolling. Wait for him to go left, enter sneak mode and sneak to your right, entering Anuriel’s room. In here, loot everything and leave the dresser for last.

Take the Incriminating Letter from the dresser, approach the door and wait for you to hear the guard’s footsteps. When they fade away, open the door and leave the room. Now speak to Anuriel next to the Jarl and show her the letter. She’ll have you follow her into her room, so do so. Once here, tell her what would happen if the letter was made public.

Ask her what kind of agreement she has in mind. She speaks of Gold and Weapons. Tell her you want something for yourself right there, right now (This has a chance of netting you 750 gold if your speech skill is high enough; mine was 29). She won’t bend, so ask her further info and then, report back to Rikke. Afterwards, its time for you to meet the other soldiers. Fast travel to the closest location. Once you reach the marker, which is Hadvar, speak to him and when ready, sneak alongside him…

If you decided to follow Hadvar, then soon enough you’ll find two imperial soldiers. When told, look north and kill the Stormcloak Scout. Now, you’ll have to take care of the rest of the Stormcloaks. Go in there and lure them out so the imperials can start shooting arrows at them. Once you take care of them all, loot the wagon, report back to Hadvar and return to Rikke.


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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
    26 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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