- Tales say that Gandranen was built by an Ayleid sorcerer, a worshiper of Hermaeus Mora who so loved books that she created a series of magical halls that would attract books from across Tamriel, no matter where—or when—they were published.
|Ancient Blademasters, Ancient Fire Mages, Ancient Knights, Ancient Soldiers, Ancient Warriors|
|Venomous Fens, Shadowfen|
|Southwest of the Hatching Pools|
The Gandranen Ruins are ruins in central Shadowfen, southwest of the Hatching Pools containing Ayleid mummies. The Ayleid Fenlords, practitioners of necromancy, made the halls the place where they would go on to live in undeath. The bodies of some Blackguards can also be found here, along with their map piece. The exterior of the delve is surrounded by wasps and swarming wasps. Inside the delve you will meet Zahra, a Khajiit treasure hunter, who needs your help retrieving an Ayleid artifact.
There is a skyshard located rather close to the entrance, just outside the one-way exit from the delve's last room.
- Riches Beyond Measure: Help find a powerful Ayleid artifact.
- The Cursed Skull: Help Cyrodilic Collections locate the cursed skull of Beela-Kaar.
Clearing the Dungeon
- Explore and clear Gandranen Ruins.
To clear this dungeon and mark it as complete, you need to kill the following bosses:
There is one Achievement associated with this location:
|Gandranen Explorer||10||Explore and clear Gandranen.|