This section will give you a general overview of each city in the game. And by cities I mean all major cities (hold capitals), all minor towns, and all Orc Strongholds. It can be a little confusing navigating this section. Basically, I list a city then give a brief description about it, followed by if it is a major city or not, if you can own a house, the shops there, and the major quests you can find there. MAJOR quests are NOT written up in this section… go find them elsewhere in the guide.

After all of that, I list additional info, like crafting stations, followers, trainers, marriage partners, interesting items (think skill books, quest items and so forth) and miscellaneous quests. I HIGHLY suspect the miscellaneous quests have the RADIANT QUEST SYSTEM in place, so if you don’t get exactly what I get you’ll know why… Since each city can be SO big and list SO much info, I have each city include a quick search bar.


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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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