The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Walkthrough

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Side Quests

Missing in Action

  1. Travel to Whiterun, to the market section, and visit a couple of the surrounding buildings.
  2. Look for an old woman (Fralia Gray-Mane) having a verbal sparring match with two Nords (Olfrid and Idolaf Battle-Born) in the market.
  3. Wait for the argument to finish, then speak with Fralia, asking abour her missing son, Thorald.
  4. Accept her invitation to meet at her house to speak more on the matter.
  5. Enter the Gray-Mane house, where you’re fiercely greeted by Fralia’s other son, Avulstein.
  6. Talk with Avulstein to learn more about Thorald’s disappearance.
  7. Agree to find the evidence that Imperials are responsible for Thorald’s disappearence.
  8. Locate and speak to Idolaf Battle-Born and Persuade him to tell you what he knows about Thorald, OR,
  9. Locate Idolaf Battle-Born and pick-pocket him for the key to the House of Clan Battle-Born, OR,
  10. Locate and enter the House of Clan Battle-Born.
  11. Find the ground-floor bedroom.
  12. Open the door to the small study (Expert lock).
  13. Read the Imperial Missive on the table in the study. This is the evidence Avulstein is looking for.
  14. Take the Imperial Missive back to Avulstein.
  15. Agree to let Avulstein accompany you in rescuing Thorald from Northwatch Keep, or have him stay in hiding.
  16. Follow the active quest icon to Northwatch Keep, located in the extreme NW of Skyrim, on the coast of Haafingar Province.
  17. Remove the Northwatch Keep guards to the best of your abilities before entering.
  18. Enter the Keep through the front door (unlocked), or through the (Master) locked back door. The front door is the long way to Thorald, while the back door is the short way.
  19. Find the key to unlock the back door on the interrogator guarding Thorald.
  20. Free Thorald.
  21. Lead Thorald to safety through, out, and away from Northwatch Keep.
  22. Speak to Thorald.
  23. Agree to deliver Thorald’s message to Fralia in Whiterun.
  24. Return to Fralia and deliver the message.
  25. Receive your reward from Fralia. 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?