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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Game Guide

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1. RAGNVALD

Location type: dungeon - [6] West of Skyrim - p.1 | World maps - World maps - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Game Guide

Location type: dungeon

Accessibility: always

Comments: I strongly recommend that you hold off with exploring this dungeon until you've gained some levels and acquired good gear, because it's being occupied by powerful monsters. It's best to explore the dungeon while completing Dragon Priest Masks side quest, because it's a lair for one of the priests (Otar).

2. REACH IMPERIAL CAMP

Location type: campsite

Accessibility: always

Comments: Stay far away from this camp if you've joined the Stormcloaks rebellion, because otherwise you're going to be attacked on sight. If the Imperials are your friends, then you should explore this location while completing their civil war quests.

3. SHRINE TO PERYITE

Location type: altar - [6] West of Skyrim - p.1 | World maps - World maps - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Game Guide

Location type: altar

Accessibility: always

Comments: Initiating a conversation with Kesh the Clean activates The Only Cure daedric quest. You won't encounter any enemies here.

4. KARTHWASTEN

Location type: village - [6] West of Skyrim - p.1 | World maps - World maps - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Game Guide

Location type: village

Accessibility: always

Comments: Karthwasten is a small settlement you can visit as a part of Heart of Dibella side quest. There's an inn here, as well as a mine.

5. BROKEN TOWER REDOUBT

Location type: fort

Accessibility: always

Comments: The redoubt is being occupied by bandits and it's best to explore it while completing Heart of Dibella side quest.

6. OROTHEIM

Location type: cave

Accessibility: always

Comments: The cave is being occupied by bandits.

7. UNDERSTONE KEEP

Location type: castle - [6] West of Skyrim - p.1 | World maps - World maps - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Game Guide

Location type: castle

Accessibility: always

Comments: Understone Keep is a part of the city named Markarth (sector 6, number 8) and it's a place you have to visit to complete several side quests. You don't have to travel all the way through Markarth to reach the keep, because you can choose this location directly from the world map.

8. MARKARTH

Location type: city - [6] West of Skyrim - p.1 | World maps - World maps - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Game Guide

Location type: city

Accessibility: always

Comments: Markarth is one of the biggest cities in Skyrim and you'll visit this place many times while completing various main and side quests. There are a lot of stores and other interesting places here, including a temple and a mine.

9. MARKARTH STABLES

Location type: stables

Accessibility: always

Comments: You can hire a carriage here, as well as buy a horse.

10. SALVIUS FARM

Location type: cottage

Accessibility: always

Comments: You won't encounter any enemies here.

11. LEFT HAND MINE

Location type: campsite

Accessibility: always

Comments: You won't encounter any enemies here.

12. THE LOVER STONE

Location type: standing stones

Accessibility: always

Comments: There's one of thirteen magical standing stones here and interacting with it can grant you a powerful blessing.

13. KOLSKEGGR MINE

Location type: campsite

Accessibility: always

Comments: The mine is being occupied by bandits.

14. BLIND CLIFF CAVE

Location type: cave

Accessibility: always

Comments: The cave and its surroundings are being occupied by bandits.

15. SKY HAVEN TEMPLE

Location type: ruins - [6] West of Skyrim - p.1 | World maps - World maps - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Game Guide

Location type: ruins

Accessibility: You can't visit the temple until you've started Alduin's Wall main quest.

Comments: The only way to get to the Sky Haven Temple is to travel through Karthspire (sector 6, number 18). It's best to explore it while completing Alduin's Wall main quest and it's also worth mentioning that later in the game the temple becomes the main headquarters for the Blades.

16. FOUR SKULLS LOOKOUT

Location type: campsite

Accessibility: always

Comments: The lookout is being occupied by bandits and it's best to explore it while completing Destruction Ritual Spell College of Winterhold quest.

17. RED EAGLE REDOUBT

Location type: campsite; cave

Accessibility: always

Comments: The redoubt is being occupied by bandits and it's best to explore it while completing Repairing the Phial side quest.

18. KARTHSPIRE

Location type: cave - [6] West of Skyrim - p.1 | World maps - World maps - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Game Guide

Location type: cave

Accessibility: always

Comments: The Karthspire is being occupied by bandits and monsters. It's best to explore this location while completing Alduin's Wall main quest, because only then you'll receive help from Esbern and reach Sky Haven Temple (sector 6, number 15).

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