Online:Zone Guide/Northern Elsweyr

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This region, also known as Anequina, merged with the southern region of Pellitine several centuries ago to form the province of Elsweyr. It's a patchwork that united many former small kingdoms, including Rimmen, Orcrest, Riverhold, and Meirvale.


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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.

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 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
Near Riverhold, where the river falls. On a rock at the top of a waterfall south of Riverhold (map)
In the ruins where poachers Prowl. In the corner of a ruined building in The Prowl (map)
At the creek's end, where shadows dance. At the source of a creek leading from Shadow Dance Ruins to Hakoshae (map)
In a cart among Rimmen's canes. In the moon-sugar fields northwest of Rimmen's western gate (map)
In a shattered crate beneath the Stitches. At the bottom of the ravine below The Goiter's Gulp in the Stitches (map)
In a hidden cave beneath the Moon Gate of Anequina. In a cave west of the Moon Gate of Anequina (map)
Overlooking the buzzing hives of Merryvale Farms. On the cliffs south of Merryvale Farms (map)
Behind a burned out farmhouse. Behind a burnt house in the Sandblown Dragonscour (map) Beware of dragons
In the shadow of a Dragon's wings. Between some tall rocks in the middle of the Scab Ridge Dragonscour (map) Beware of dragons
On the ridgeline overlooking the Ashen Scar. On top of a stone arch at the southeastern entrance to Ashen Scar (map)
In the darkest depths of Orcrest, where all the pipes converge. In the sewers beneath Orcrest (map)
On an altar, deep within the Rimmen Necropolis. In a room in the northeast section of Rimmen Necropolis (map)
On an unsteady ledge, buffeted by the Desert Wind. On a ledge in Desert Wind Caverns. (map) This one is visible from below at the entrance, but you'll have to go around to get to it.
Tucked away on the highest scarp of Predator Mesa. On a cliff at the northern edge of Predator Mesa (map)
At the mouth of a cave, in an ignoble abode. In the southeastern room in the Abode of Ignominy (map)
On an oil-slick island in Darkpool Mine. In the central cave in Darkpool Mine (map)
Hidden in the Tangle undergrowth. In the southwestern cave of the Tangle (map)
Protected by the armored guardians of the serpents' tomb. By a pillar in the westernmost room of the Tomb of the Serpents (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.

Auridon Lore[edit]

Glenumbra Lore[edit]

Grahtwood Lore[edit]

Reaper's March Lore[edit]

Shadowfen Lore[edit]