Lore:Arcwind Point

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Arcwind Point
Type Ruin
Continent Tamriel
Province Skyrim
Hold The Rift
Appears in Skyrim, ESO
Arcwind Point circa 4E 201
Arcwind Point circa 2E 582

Arcwind Point is a ruined Nordic structure located at the southern edge of Skyrim, in an isolated valley in the Jerall Mountains.[1][2]

The location actually consists of several separate ruins. The most notable element is the double arch in the center of the valley. To the north is a ruined structure and a tower. To the southeast, a barrow, another ruin, and a few more arches can be found.[1][2] A Word Wall stands just near the main arch.[3]

In 2E 582, the ruin was overrun by the Worm Cultists. Thallik Wormfather, the leader of the cult in the Rift, performed a necromantic ritual on the ghost of the giant Sinmur in the barrow. The ritual was interrupted by the Soulless One, who killed Thallik, but that didn't stop him from merging his soul with Sinmur's, making the giant stronger.[2]

In 4E 201, Arcwind Point was infested with draugr and skeletons. After the return of the dragons, the ruins served as one of their lairs.[1]

See Also[edit]

  • For game-specific information, see the Skyrim and ESO articles.


  1. ^ a b c Events of Skyrim
  2. ^ a b c Events of ESO
  3. ^ Events of Dawnguard