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Skyrim's southernmost hold has a relatively temperate climate, thanks to northern mountains that block the frigid gales of the Sea of Ghosts, and warming volcanoes in the Velothi Mountains to the east. Its capital is Riften, on the shores of broad Lake Honrich.
The Rift
(lore page)
Ebonheart Pact
Skyshards 16
Southeastern Skyrim
The Rift

The Rift is the southeastern hold of Skyrim. Its capital is Riften, which is surrounded by rich autumnal forests. The local wildlife includes stags, bears and sabre cats.




Farms and Plantations[edit]

Groves and Marshes[edit]

Caves, Ruins and Mines[edit]

Battlefields, Cemeteries and Crypts[edit]


Group Bosses[edit]


Mundus Stones[edit]

Points of Interest[edit]

Player Houses[edit]


Unmarked Locations[edit]


Quest Map[edit]

The Rift
Beneath the Stone
Storming the Hall
To Vernim Woods
Dangerous Union
Gift of the Worm
Through the Shroud
To Nimalten
Concealed Weapons
Pinepeak Caverns
Calling Hakra
A Grave Situation
Tomb Beneath the Mountain
The Shackled Guardian
To Taarengrav
To Pinepeak Caverns
Honrich Tower
To Honrich Tower
The Shards of Wuuthrad
Shattered Hopes
A Giant in Smokefrost Peaks
In His Wake
Pulled Under
To the King
Securing the Pass
Stomping Sinmur
Worm Cult Summoner


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Ebonheart Pact Story Quests[edit]

Stony Basin
Ragged Hills
Smokefrost Peaks
Alternate Story Pointers

Stony Basin Side Quests[edit]

Ragged Hills Side Quests[edit]

Smokefrost Peaks Side Quests[edit]

Dungeon Quests[edit]


Clue Location
Braced against wind near the mine. Beside exit to Northwind Mine (map)
Be Shor to search all over the stone. Beside Fallstone Hall (map)
Nearly discovered by a mauled stablehand. Northwest of Mammoth Ridge/Southeast of Eldborg's Hideaway (map)
Cultists' prize near Ragged Hills. West of Abandoned Camp (map)
Scour the crags near Avancheznel [sic]. Just northwest of Avanchnzel with Bears (map)
South where worms swarm the barrow. South Tagrengrav, behind rocks in a crate. (map)
A prospect found. Left of Lost Prospect Sanctum (map)
Walk above the clouds. Must go through Forelhost, after dungeon, there is a stone gate uphill with two torches on each side, skyshard is beside it, (map)
Stay alert between Riften and Greenwall. Road from Riften to Greenwall, Building on right, skyshard is on the rocks on the left. (map)
Clank of gears and hiss of steam. Avanchnzel left after entering (map)
Guarded by bears in the hollow. Broken Helm Hollow, Large room, far right after entering. (map)
Deep in the roots of the tooth. Faldar's Tooth, small room turn right after entering. (map)
Where green grows in the fort's wall. Middle room with the hole in the floor (map)
Take a shrouded approach. Middle room, right side of Shroud Hearth Barrow. (map)
Tread carefully; don't break a leg. Snapleg Cave, room far right outside (map)
Protected by wraiths in a beast's den. Lion's Den, go through almost to the last camp, right before that camp go Northwest to skyshard in rocks with ice wraiths. (map)



A map of The Rift


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