Aela has learned that the Silver Hand are holding a fragment of Wuuthrad at Fort Fellhammer, which of course means we’re going to retrieve it. That fragment shall be ours!

Our target, Fort Fellhammer, is just south of the city of Dawnstar. Head to Dawnstar using a carriage or simply walk there, and head south from there. You’re likely to run into wolves or ice essence enemies on your way.

The outside of the fort itself–which like all forts has no gate–is guarded by three Silver Hand members, likely ready to take pot-shots at you with their bows. Take them out and proceed to the second level of the fort so that you can enter The Garrison .

The Silver Hand Leader is just asking for a sneak attack.

Inside there’s only one enemy: the Silver Hand Leader. He’s probably sitting alone in a room, looking away from you, giving you a perfect chance to sneak attack him (for 3x damage too - sweet!). Take him out however you want and check the chest for the fragment of Wuuthrad.

The leader is also wearing some really strong Nordic Carved Heavy Armor too, so if you like this type of armor, now’s a great chance to pick some good quality gear for free.

Well, that was easy! Now our job is to return to Aela and give her the fragment. Once you do that you’ll be rewarded with 300 Gold and this quest will be over, replaced by the next quest: Striking the Heart .

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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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