Once you’ve finished the mission The Fate of the Skaal , wait a couple of days and then look for Fanari Strong-Voice speaking to a couple of other villagers about the blacksmith who’s gone missing. Have a chat to Deor and he’ll give you a clue to follow.

Find Baldor

Your next destination is a hut called the Abandoned Lodge that can be found part-way up the mountain range North of Raven Rock . Take care of the soldiers guarding the hut and loot them for items and the door key. Make your way downstairs to the basement and speak to Baldor.

Retrieve the Map

Your next port of call is a very long trek if you haven’t been to the very North of the map yet, so fast travel to Northshore Landing or begin your trek on foot to the North center part of the map. Once you arrive there you’ll meet up with a soldier known as Ancarion . You can either kill him and all his guards, or, speak to him and either persuade, intimidate or deal with him if your speech levels are high enough.

How you proceed is entirely up to you, each have pro’s and con’s and will likely depend on your character skill-set and/or mood at the time. Once you’ve got the map, proceed back to Baldor who’ll now be back at the Skaal village.


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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
    24 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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