The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Walkthrough

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Side Quests

In My Time of Need
NOTE: This quest can only be started after completing Main Quest: Dragon Rising.

  1. Enter Whiterun through the main gate.
  2. Observe the argument between the city guard and the Cloaked Redguard warriors (known as Alik’r).
  3. Speak to one of the Alik’r, or wait for one of them to approach you. You find out they are searching for a Redguard woman named Saadia, a barmaid at the Bannered Mare.
  4. Make your way to the Bannered Mare, go in and find Saadia.
  5. Speak to Saadia privately and listen to her side of the story.
  6. Continue talking to Saadia until she tells you where to find the Alik’r prisoner who knows the location of the Alik’r hideout, where you’ll find Kematu, their leader.
  7. Travel to Dragonsreach Dungeon and speak to the Alik’r prisoner.
  8. Pay the fine to have him released, and he’ll tell you where to find Kematu.
  9. Travel to Swindler’s Den, west of Whiterun.
  10. Fight or sneak your way through the Den until you get to a large flooded room, where Kematu and more Alik’r surround you from a ledge.
Side with Saadia
  1. Talk with Kematu until conversation options run out, then attack and kill him and the other Alik’r. May not be easy!
  2. Return to the Bannered Mare and tell Saadia she is now safe. Quest complete!
Side with Kematu
  1. Speak with Kematu enough so that he tells you of his plan to capture Saadia, with your help.
  2. Agree to help Kematu capture Saadia.
  3. Return to the Bannered Mare and speak to Saadia.
  4. Tell Saadia she is no longer safe here, and quickly send her to Whiterun Stables.
  5. Lead Saadia to the Stables, around to the side of the Stable house, where Kematu is waiting to spring the trap.
  6. Watch as Kematu easily and harmlessly traps Saadia.
  7. Speak with Kematu once again for your reward. Quest complete!

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10 Comments on The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Walkthrough


On November 7, 2011 at 10:37 pm

I wonder if 100 Absorb + 100 Reflect would still be possible


On November 8, 2011 at 9:41 am

Probably not but we shall see. I am almost peeing my pants waiting for this game to come out!!!


On November 20, 2011 at 5:29 am

“4.After Einarth transfers his “understanding,” listen for Arngeir’s instructions. You will have to fire your “Shout” at three targets that will appear in the center area.”

when looking at the target and I shout this one oke says master einarth is waiting for you ! Please help


On November 20, 2011 at 2:47 pm

Hold down z for a few seconds he will say the second word, the next shout you learn you will need to equip the shout.


On December 1, 2011 at 1:07 am

has anyone done the ‘The mind of madness’


On December 4, 2011 at 7:15 am

Thanx for the walkthrought. Watching this guy play skyrim, lol classic!


On December 5, 2011 at 4:43 pm

Has anyone cured them selves of vampirizem? i am past my 3 day grace period,and need to know what to do?


On December 18, 2011 at 11:19 am

I need help with lockpicks… I never get any hardly and I run out before I can get even a low med lock picked. Can you smith them because buying does not get you many……….tks

a guy34

On December 28, 2011 at 2:14 am

hit ~ and enter: player.additem a 9999


On January 12, 2012 at 8:13 am

where in the game do one find a soul trap scroll?