Online:Zone Guide/Malabal Tor

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Malabal Tor is the northwest region of Valenwood, on the coast of the Abecean Sea and the Strid River estuary. Its capital is Silvenar, the spiritual home of all Wood Elves.


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Zone Story Quests[edit]

Zone Story Quests are the main story arc for the zone. Completing these quests can award you with skill points, experience, gold, and gear.


Wayshrines allow free, instantaneous travel between wayshrines that have been discovered and unlocked. You can also travel directly to any unlocked wayshrine from anywhere in the world for a small amount of gold.

Cave Delver[edit]

Delves are solo-able dungeons found throughout the world. Delves will always contain a single skyshard and a boss who drops item set gear.

Points of Interest[edit]

Points of Interest are self-contained stories that explore the lore, characters, and locations within a zone. These can award you with experience, gold, and gear.


Striking Locales are places of interest within the world. Discovering all of the Striking Locales in a zone will award that zone's Pathfinder achievement.

Set Stations[edit]

Set Stations are locations in the world where you can craft items with specific item set bonuses.

Mundus Stones[edit]

Mundus Stones are objects in the world that grant a boon in the form of a temporary player buff. This buff will persist until replaced with a different Mundus Stone boon.

Public Dungeons[edit]

Public Dungeons are open world dungeons found throughout Tamriel and beyond. These are designed for four player groups. Completing different parts of Public Dungeons can award you with a skill point, experience, gold, and gear.

World Events[edit]

World Events such as Dark Anchors are activities that occur in the world that are best tackled by a group of adventurers. Completing a World Event can award you experience, gold, and higher tier gear.

World Bosses[edit]

World Bosses are difficult enemies meant to be tackled by a group of adventurers. Defeating a world boss can award you higher tier gear.

Skyshard Hunter[edit]

Skyshards are scattered throughout the world and can be identified by the bright beam of white light they emanate. Discovering three Skyshards will grant you a skill point, which can be used to unlock or morph new abilities.

Clue Location Notes
On an orbit of the storm sphere's home. Velyn Harbor, on top of mountain beside the Town Hall (map)
The best view of Fuller's Break. North of the ruins overlooking Fuller's Break (map)
Unnoticed by a melancholy Elf. South of the Falinesti Summer Site, southwest of Dra'bul Wayshrine, above road with Stranglers (map)
Near the river, disentangled. Across the river from Tanglehaven (map)
Seek seaward cliffs by the brewery town. North of Vulkwasten on cliffs (map)
Fell from a bridge fleeing Abamath. Crossroads South of Tanglehaven below the road, west of Bloodtoil Wayshrine (map)
Search every nook to lift the Vale. South Valeguard surrounded by thunderbugs (map)
Eyed from a islet in the river. Northesrt of Four Quarry Islet, south of Silvenar Vale Dolmen (map) Surrounded by Senche Tigers
Follow the sound of the wilding waves. Southwest Windshriek Strand (map)
Withered within the vine. Black Vine Ruins Room bottom left (map)
Dropped off when he still lived. Dead Man's Drop Top left room. (map)
Property of parasites. Hoarvor Pit, northern curve in the water (map)
Fungus dwellers dig, far from home. Roots of Silvenar left through the water (map)
Part of Arrai's spectral dominion. Shael Ruins bottom left square room (map)
Haunted by heretics. In the Tomb of the Apostates, turn left in the northern water room (map)
Held by red-handed bandits. Crimson Cove, upper level on the right on the rocks, there are lots of soldiers to get past in groups of 5 or more. (map)

Shalidor's Library Books[edit]

Shalidor's Library Books are scattered throughout the world. These books are identified by their distinctive purple glow. Discovering these books will improve your Mages Guild rank and advance the associated skill line.

Malabal Tor Lore[edit]

Daedric Princes[edit]


Legends of Nirn[edit]

Poetry and Song[edit]