Skyrim Dragonborn: Black Book Locations Guide [Video]

Looking for the Black Books in Dragonborn? Find all five locations in Skyrim‘s third DLC pack with notes and video tips to point you in the right direction. In Dragonborn, you’ll arrive in an unfamiliar island without much knowledge of the mysterious Black Books. These creepy tomes will transport you to the domain of Hermaeus Mora called Apocrypha. This fearful plane of Oblivion can be explored whether completing the main quest, or just for your own purposes. Find every entrance to the realm below.

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Black Book Locations Guide

Video Guide – Black Book #1

  1. This first book can be found on the quest, “The Final Descent” which is obtained by talking with Crescius Caerellius in the Raven Rock Mine.
  2. Play through the quest as normal, and defeat the Dragon Priest boss. In the following room, you’ll find the first of five Black Books.
  3. There’s also a Word of Power for the Dragon Aspect ability nearby to collect.

Video Guide – Black Book #2

Video Guide – Black Book #3

Video Guide – Black Book #4

Video Guide – Black Book #5

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Black Book #1

Main Story Quest: Waking Dreams

Black Book #2

Main Story Quest: Epistolary Acumen

Black Book #3

Side-quest: Unearthed / Filament & Filigree (Kolbjorn Barrow)

Black Book #4

Side-quest: The Hidden Twilight (Tel Mithryn – Given by Neloth)

Black Book #5

Side-quest: The Sallow Regent (White Ridge Barrow)

Black Book #6

Side-quest: The Winds of Change (Raven Rock Mine)

Black Book #7

Side-quest: Untold Legends (Benkongerike)

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