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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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Skyrim Major & Minor Cities Overview

Major Cities

  • Markarth - A major city located in the Reach, near the border of High Rock
  • Riften - A major city located in the southeastern corner of the Rift
  • Solitude - A major city located on the northwestern coast of Skyrim, and the capital of the province
  • Whiterun - A major city located in the center of Skyrim, near the Throat of the World
  • Windhelm - A major city in Eastmarch, located near the Dunmeth Pass to Morrowind in northeastern Skyrim

Other Cities

  • Dawnstar - A city on the northern coast of Skyrim, and the capital of the Pale
  • Falkreath - A city in Falkreath Hold, located near the Cyrodilic border
  • Morthal - A city located in Hjaalmarch
  • Winterhold - A city located on the northeastern tip of Skyrim


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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
    Version History
  • 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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