Books introduced in TES5: Skyrim

This page lists all of the books introduced in The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim, which was released in 2011. Books first introduced in its expansions, Dawnguard (2012) and Dragonborn (2012), as well as its Creation Club content, are also included here.

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Fiction & Narrative

A Tragedy in Black - A folk tale of a young boy who summons a Dremora
Adonato Leotelli’s Journal - Journal of a writer overhearing tales of adventure
Cabin the the Woods - A creepy story about a soldier and a ghostly woman
Deathbrand - A legend about a dying pirate king's ghost
Kolb & the Dragon - A choose-your-own adventure book
Of Fjori and Holgeir - The legend of two doomed lovers
The Crimson Dirks - Adventures of the Crimson Dirks bandit group
The Death of a Wanderer - The death-bed tale of an old Argonian explorer
The Woodcutter’s Wife - A folk tale of a woodcutter's wife cursed for her deeds
To Raise the Living - Tale of the Staff of Hasedoki

Guilds & Societies

A Kiss, Sweet Mother - Procedures for preforming the Black Sacrament to summon the Dark Brotherhood
Crypt of the Heart – Draft - Book added by Spell Knight Armor from the Creation Club. When it comes to tales of bravery and valor, few have a greater claim than the Knightly Orders of High Rock. Like the Knights of the Rose in Wayrest, many serve as royal guardians and protectors of the realm. It is through their defense of […]
Fall From Glory - The current state of Skyrim's Thieves' Guild
Shadowmarks - A guide to the signs used by thieves
The Night Mother’s Truth - A history of the Night Mother
The Nightingales - Learn about the legendary Nightingales

Histories & Biographies

A Minor Maze - The history of Labyrinthian and its creator, Shalidor
Ahzidal’s Descent - The legend of a Nord mage who trained among elves so he could have his revenge on them
Annals of the Dragonguard - Yearly entries of the Dragonguard at Sky Haven Temple, outlining several important events
Atlas of Dragons - A list of dragons, living and dead
Confessions Of A Khajiit Fur Trader - The biography of a Khajiit who grows wealthy by selling his people's fur
Daynas Valen’s Notes - Valen's notes on the history of the Gauldur Amulet
Flight from the Thalmor - A Nord's account of his capture by Thalmor Justiciars
Ghosts in the Storm - The author's caravan is attacked by unidentified creatures in the middle of a snow storm
Great Harbingers of the Companions - Lists historically important leaders of the Companions
History of Raven Rock - Covers the history of Raven Rock, from its founding in the late 3rd era to today, in the 4E200s
Night of Tears - Exploration of the Elves' attack on Saarthal
Of Crossed Daggers - A history of Riften, explaining its derelict state
Olaf and the Dragon - Explores the various legends of the story of King Olaf and his capture of the dragon Numinex
On the Great Collapse - The history of the Great Collapse and its aftermath, through the eyes of the Collge of Winterhold
Orsinium and the Orcs - A story about how Gortwog won the land between Menevia and Wayrest
Rising Threat - Summary of the late 3rd and early 4th eras in Summurset and Cyrodiil, with specific focus on the rise of the Thalmor
Saint Jiub’s Opus - Juib's cheesy account of his accomplishments
Skorm Snow-Strider’s Journal - An early 1st era journal detailing a company's search for Falmer and discovery of Dragon cultists
The Aetherium Wars - Attributes the Dwemer weakness in Skyrim to infighting over a particularly rare ore
The Bear of Markarth - A recent history of the Reach
The Dragon War - An account of the relationship between dragons and men in the Merethic era
The Fall of Saarthal - A rather ineffectual report on the state of Saarthal's ruins
The Falmer: A study - A history of the Falmer after the fall of the Snow Prince, explaining their state today
The Great War - A description of the events between 4E 22 to 4E 180, including the resurgence of the Aldmeri Dominion and the decline of the Cyrodiil Empire
The Oblivion Crisis - A historical look at the main quest of TESIV:Oblivion
The Red Year - A collection of personal accounts of the Red Year in Morrowind
The Restless - History and rumors of Cyrus after his adventure in Stros M'kai
The Rise and Fall of the Blades - A history of the Blades
The Tale of Dro’Zira - A Khajiiti account of the battle of Red Moutain Interesting parallels with the Songs of King Wulfharth
The Third Era Timeline - Overview of the events of the 3rd era
Thirsk, A Revised History - History and customs of Thirsk, a mead hall in Solstheim
Touching the Sky - Recounts the journey of many Falmer to the sanctum of Auri-El

Manuals & Instructions

Atronach Forge Manual - Explains how to use a forge that creates atronaches, located in the Midden of the College of Winterhold
Atronach Forge Recipe - A recipe for the atronach forge
Atronach Forge Recipe - A recipe for the atronach forge
Bonemold Formula - The process of making stronger bonemold
Catalogue of Armor Enchantments - Overview of possible apparel enchantments
Catalogue of Weapon Enchantments - Overview of possible weapon enchantments
Chaurus Pie: A Recipe - A humerous recipe book
Crafting with Netch Leather - A guide to crafting with Netch Leather
Enchanter’s Primer - An introduction to the principles of enchanting
Eyes of the Falmer Map - A map showing the location of the Eyes of the Falmer
Forge, Hammer, and Anvil - The materials needed to make various armors, plus some humerous comments
Gaius Maro’s Schedule - The weekly schedule of Gaius Maro, a Penitus Occulatus agent
Guide to Better Thieving - Overview of pickpocketing and lockpicking from a master thief
Harvesting Frostbite Spider Venom - Notes on Frostbite spiders
Heavy Armor Forging - Describes the materials and techniques needed to forge heavy armor
Herbalist’s guide to Skyrim - Descriptions of common Skyrim plants and their alchemical properties
Home Decorating Guides - Summaries of the decorations available for your various homes
Horker Attacks - Guide to surviving a fight with horkers
Killing – Before You’re Killed - I’ve seen many a man rush headlong into battle only to have their life cut short in an instant. I’ve been a trainer of the warrior arts for many spans – cut from the cloth of a great lineage of knights, Blades and even a distant sellsword or two. It’s with this knowledge that I’ll […]
Light Armor Forging - Describes the materials and techniques needed to make light armor
Line and Lure - A book about fishing
On Stepping Lightly - Lists various traps, puzzles, and enemies found in Nordic ruins Mostly a gameplay guide
Potion Recipes [TES5] - Recipes for various potions made from ingredients found in Skyrim
Proper Lock Design - A guide to picking locks
The Apprentice’s Assistant - Tips for spellcasters
The Beginner’s Guide to Homesteading - A guide to building your new house
Twin Secrets - Describes the nature and limits of enchanting
Uncommon Taste - A book of Breton recipes by the famous cheff
Uncommon Taste – Signed - Personalized version of the famous cookbook

People & Places

A Gentleman’s Guide to Whiterun - A guide to Whiterun and its ladies
An Explorer’s Guide to Skyrim - Lists the locations of several Stones of Fate (the ones marked with the constalations)
Children of the All-Maker - A look at Skaal culture and its evolution
Skyrim’s Rule - An overview of Skyrim's political arrangement, including moots, Jarls, and the High King
The City of Stone - A guide to Markarth, from the perspective of a mercenary
The Code of Malacath - A guide to Orcish strongholds and society
The Holds of Skyrim - Descriptions of the Holds, their capitals, and their strategic values in the war
Walking the World, vol. XI - Description of the city of Solitude in the 4th era
Watcher of Stones - A man's attempts unsuccessful to draw blessings from the star-sign stones of Skyrim
Wind and Sand - A short guide to the desert and its magicks

Politics & Propaganda

Forebear’s Note - A note on Crowns and Forebears
Nords Arise! - A pro-stormcloak pamphlet
Nords of Skyrim - Exults the Nord race and all its accomplishments
The “Madmen” of the Reach - A history of the Foresworn, defending their right to the Reach
The Dunmer of Skyrim - A bitter Dunmer's view on the Nord/Dunmer relations in Windhelm
The Talos Mistake - An apologist piece for the banning of Talos worship
To A Concerned Citizen - A missive from the Society of Mercantile Freedom in Riften

Religion & Legends

A Dream of Sovngarde - A Nord's premature visit to Sovngarde
Alduin is Real - One Nord's view of the Alduin/Akatosh dichotomy
Black Books - The mysterious "Black Books" that transport you to Hermaeus Mora's Apocrypha
Legend of Red Eagle - A Reachmen legend about a rebelious ruler named Red Eagle.
Lost Legends of Skyrim - Speaks of the 'Forbidden Legend' of Archmage Gauldur
Minorne - The scripture of Minore
Oghma Infinium - Supposedly contains the knowledge of Hermaeus Mora
Red Eagle’s Right - An invocation of Red Eagle, a legendary king of the Reach
Songs of the Return - This incomplete cycle tells of Ysgramor and his 500 Companion's conquest and settlement of Skyrim
The Alduin/Akatosh Dichotomy - Another view on the relationship between Alduin and Akatosh, this time from an Imperial perspective
The Anticipations [Dragonborn] - About the Anticipations of the Tribunal: the Daedra Princes Boethia, Azura, and Mephala
The Guardian and the Traitor - Miraak's origin story
The Reclamations - Summary of the transition from Almsivi worship to the New Temple
Trials of Saint Alessia - This verse talks about the alleged covenant between Akatosh and Alessia.
Yngol and the Sea-Ghosts - An account of the death of Yngol Somewhat different than the version in the Songs of Return


Amongst the Draugr - Observations on Draugr behavior and ancient Nordic society
An Accounting of the Elder Scrolls - A Librarian attempts to find information on the number and locations of the Elder Scrolls
Book of the Dragonborn - A Talos priest's explanation of Dragonborn, their history, and the legends associated with them
Cats of Skyrim - A description of the sabrecat
Dragon Language: Myth no More - Inscriptions in the Dragon tongue and their Tamrielic translations
Dwarves, The Lost Race of Tamriel - Summary of Dwemer culture and achievements
Dwemer Inquiries [TES5] - A series of texts describing Dwemer history, culture, and architecture, especially away from Vvardenfell
Effects of the Elder Scrolls - Describes the various grades of blindness and understanding granted by the Elder Scrolls to their readers
Forgotten Seasons, V1 - A mages research into the weather witch of Vardnknd
Herbane’s Bestiary: Automatons - One Adventurer's experience with Dwemer centurions
Herbane’s Bestiary: Hagravens - One Adventurer's experience with Hagravens Also contains a myth about their origin
Herbane’s Bestiary: Ice Wraiths - One Adventurer's experience with Ice Wraiths
Keepers of the Razor - History of a group pledged to protecting the pieces of the Mehrune's Razor
Lycanthropic Legends of Skyrim - The search for truth about werebears and werewolves
Notes on Dimhollow Crypt, Vol. 3 - Notes on Dimhollow Crypt Vol. 3 As written by Adalvald Divines be praised! Here at last is the breakthrough I have been seeking. All the dangers I have escaped, the traps I have eluded and the foul draugr I have avoided have brought me at last to this. In my previous volume of notes and […]
Physicalities of Werewolves - Tracks the changes that a human body undergoes when becoming a werewolf
Ruminations on the Elder Scroll - A series of puzzling metaphors attempting to describe the elder scrolls
Shalidor’s Insights - Arcane scribbling
The Dreamstride - Describes the Dreamstride, a unique state associated with Vaernima that lets you experience the lives of other people
The Nirnroot Missive - Transcript of a speech given by Sinderion
The Wispmother - Facts and theories about Wispmothers
There be Dragons - An exploration of the nature and history of dragons

Songs & Poems

Ancient Edict - A curse and a warning
King Olaf’s Verse - Parts of a story about King Olaf and the dragon Numinex
Love Poem - Calcelmo's poem to his lover, Faleen
Notes on Yngol Barrow - A poem about Atmora, which serves as the solution to a puzzle within Yngol Barrow.
Ode to the Tundrastriders - A poem about giants
Old Tome - A poem about death and honor
On Apocrypha [TES5] - A series of books found in Apocrypha and describing the realm
Pirate King of the Abecean - A poem about a fierce pirate captain
Poem for Zaharia - Poem written by a bandit to his love
Song of the Askelde Men - A traditional song about the Askelde Men A Nordic warband covered in the ash of their fallen brothers
Songs of Skyrim - The lyrics of a collection of songs from Skyrim Including Ragnar The Red, The Dragonborn Comes, The Age of Oppression and Dragonborn
Songs of Skyrim – Revised - Updated edition of this collection of traditional songs, now including a song about Alduin and the Dragonborn
The Betrayed - A Falmer poem about their downfall
The Secret of Ragnvald - A poem about the defeat of King Otar of Ragnvald.
Torn Note - A treasure hunter finds no treasure

Jokes & Riddles

Tattered Note [Magic] - The riddle of Labyrinthian
The Four Totems of Volkygge - A riddle whose answer is the solution to a puzzle


Lusty Argonian Maid Folio - Antique heirloom smut
The Sultry Argonian Bard, v1 - A raunchy play with plenty of innuendo


Bounty – Restless Spirits - Bounty By order of [Jarl]: To all able bodied and fearless men and women of Whiterun Hold. Travelers on the road near Golden Hills Plantation are being terrorized by ghosts haunting the nearby farm. Anyone who is able to banish the ghosts permanently will be rewarded with the land rights to Golden Hills Plantation. –[Jarl’s […]
Bounty for Crowstooth - Bounty on a bandit
Bounty: Cleaning Our Waterways - A bounty for a fish
Bounty: Dwarven Investigation - A bounty for investigating a dwarven contraption
Bounty: Fangtusk - Bounty on a fish
Bounty: Glassfish - A bounty for a fish
Bounty: Goldfish! - Bounty on a fish
Bounty: Juvenile Mudcrab - Bounty on fishing
Bounty: Lost Wares - Bounty on lost items
Bounty: Pearlfish Specimen - A bounty for a fish
Bounty: Pygmy Sunfish Specimen - A bounty for a fish
Bounty: Spadefish Specimen - A bounty for a fish
Bounty: Supply of Brook Bass - Bounty on a fish
Bounty: Supply of Catfish - Bounty on a fish
Bounty: Supply of Salmon - Bounty on a fish
Dinner Menu - Menu for Dinner
Dwemer Arrow Diagram - A drawing of how to construct a Dwemeri arrow
Gourmet’s Writ of Passage - Allows the Gourmet (or rather the player pretending to be the Gourmet) passage into the Emperor's tower
Master Illusion Text - Supposedly the secrets of the universe Really just gibberish in a fancy font
Reindeer Bill of Sale - Deed showing ownership of a Reindeer
Riekling Hunting Party Sketch - A crude drawing made by a Riekling
Writ of Dawn - The player is sentenced to death for being a vampire.
Writ of Execution - A Morag Tong writ for the player character.


Consider Adoption - Won't somebody think of the children?
For Sale - Offering a goat for sale
Homestead for Sale - Home for sale
Museum Pamphlet - Advertisement for the Museum of the Mythic Dawn in Dawnstar
Scourge of the Gray Quarter - A bias view of the Dunmer in Skyrim
The Warmth of Mara - A short sermon and request for donations

Announcements & Warnings

Admonition Against Ebony - A warning about a sword
All Employees Must Read! - Concerns a practical joke
Beware the Butcher! - Warning about a serial killer
Guard’s Orders - Orders to evacuate a prison in view of the impending storm
Mzinchaleft Guard’s Notice - Someone doesn't want to be disturbed
Notice - He used to be a soldier, and then he took an arrow in theleg
Official Warning - Don't bother the giant
Public Notice [Dawnfang & Duskfang] - Notice by Riften Guards to stay out of sewers
To be Read Immediately! - Indaryn is once again displeased with his workers
Training Chests - Rules for using the thieves' guild training chests
Warning - A bandit leader's warning to his men.

Inscriptions & Epitaphs

Decree of Monument - The dedication of a monument to the refugees of Morrowind
Geirmund’s Epitaph - Epitaph to Geirmund, archmage under king Harald
High Hrothgar Tablets - Inscribed rocks on the way up High Hrothgar, tell the story of the war between Nords and Dragons
Writ of Sealing - Mikrul is bound for his crimes


Adventurer’s Journal - Description of mysterious caravan attack
Aesrael’s Journal - A bandit reminiscing about his past
Afflicted’s Note - Orchendor and the Dwemer machinery
Agrius’s Journal - The corrupting influence of a certain cave
Aicantar’s Lab Journal - Aicantar's experiments on a spider centurion
Alchemist’s Journal - An alchemist's musings about her new work area
Alchemist’s Note - An ancient note concerning poisons and valiant death
Aldepius’s Confession - A bandit's confession and a challenge
Alva’s Journal - The origin of Morthal's vampire problem
Anders’s Message - A thief is trapped
Anora’s Journal - Journal of a mage from the college of winterhold
Antonius’ Note - Note of a bandit with a gambling addiction
Arch Necromancer’s Final Instructions - Clues to unlock Gallows Hall
Arch Necromancer’s First Clue - Clues to unlock Gallows Hall
Arch Necromancer’s Second Clue - Clues to unlock Gallows Hall
Arena Fan’s Note - An Adoring fan's search for his long lost hero
Argonian Ceremony - A note about a traditional Argonian wedding
Arondil’s Journal - The journal of a Necromancer
Arvel’s Journal - Arven's musings on his latest theft: the Golden Claw key to Bleak Falls Barrow
Assassin’s Journal - Journal of an assassin searching for the perfect oppurtunity
Assembly Line Constructs - Notes on Assembly line and how it functions
Azarain’s Journal - A vigilant's investigation into mysterious disappearances
Bandit Leader’s Journal - The threat of mutiny and a bandit whose stealing from his own
Bandit’s Journal - Hunting mammoth is hard work
Battle of Champions - Note about an upcoming conflict between Stormcloaks and the Empire
Bjormund’s Diary - Diary of a crimson dirk bandit
Bloodstained Letter - A lover's warning to stay away
Blue God’s Journal - An orc's journal about how he became a god to a tribe of goblins
Bounty Hunter’s Note - Note from a Bounty Hunter
Brutius’s Journal - Fisherman's Journal
Butcher Journals - The diaries of a serial killer from Winterhold
Cage Bandit’s Note - Note mentioning the location of an artifact
Captain’s Journal - Journal of the Captain of the famous sea vessel Dead Man's Dread
Caravan Captain’s Note - Caravan captain preparing for attacks
Carriage Driver’s Note - Carriage driver writing about caravan being stalked by Dwemer Automatons
Casival’s Note - A bandits look back at life
Celeste’s Note - A group of bandits search to become Pirates
Cicero’s Journal - Journal entries from an assassin in the Cheydinhal Sanctuary of the Dark Brotherhood
Cook’s Journal - Complaint about carnivores
Cuinanthil’s Journal - Journal referring to a vault
Cultist’s Note - Note on a cultist seeking an artifact
Darkfall Cave Notes - Notes found in Darkfall Cave
Daynas Valen’s Journal - Diary of Daynas Valen, a mage who aquired the Ivory Claw
Death of a Crimson Dirk - Note about the death of a bandit
Diary of Faire Agarwen - Diary of a Falmer forced into hiding
Discovering Ruunvald - Log documenting the ill-fated Ruunvald expedition
Dwarven Crown Journal - History of Dwarven Crown
Ehlhiel’s Journal - Journal of a a crimson dirk bandit
Eisa’s Journal - Treasure hunters uncover something that definitely isn't treasure
Elberon’s Journal - Mages expedition into a Dwemer ruin
Endrast’s Journal - Attempt to escape from a Dwemer ruin filled with Falmer
Eranya’s Journal - Journal of a researching seeking an artifact
Eranya’s Notes on Sivdur’s Tomb - notes of a researcher seeking an artifact
Eranya’s Research Notes - Notes of a researcher seeking an artifact
Erj’s Note - How foolish to move through this place so quickly. It’s taken me only a few hours to crack the back gate. Maybe I’ll donate a cup or two, but Krag says he knows some private buyers who will pay handsomely for a working trinket. There has to be one in here. * * * * […]
Ernanthil’s Journal - Journal of a man who wishes for riches
Evethra’s Journal - Ramblings of an Armorer obsessed with amber and madness ore
Excavation Leader’s Journal - Journal about an excavation of an Ayleid Ruin
Expedition Manifest - A log of a doomed archaeological expedition
Eydis’s Journal - A reluctant explorer in Fahlbtharz
Faded Diary - A short diary of someone who survived the Red Year
Faralda’s Notes - Chronicles of poor penmanship
Fenrik’s Journal - A Vigilant's fall from glory
Fisherman’s Journal - 8th of Last Seed, 4E 201 Can you believe our luck? We’ve stumbled onto a gold mine. Or, more accurately, a Dwarven metal mine. A staggering amount of scrap lies along the bottom of this frozen lake. Had we known how lucrative this trip would be, we would have brought wagons, not buckets. Strange machines […]
Forsworn Shaman’s Note - Hints at Shaman's plans for a Knight Heart
Gallus’s Encoded Journal - The encoded journal of Gallus Desidenius, former Nightingale guildmaster Implicates Mercer Frey in the author's murder
Ghost Sighting - Sightings of a ghost
Gratian’s Journal - A barrow in Ravenrock's ebony mine holds a mysterious blade
Grenwulf’s Note - Feud between two adventurers that lead to their downfall
Guard’s Note on Aldepius - Guards Suspicious on a new recruit
Guild Mage’s Note - A mages failed plan
Guild Mage’s scribble - Mages last words
Guild Mage’s Warning - Mages plan had unintended side effects
Guild Mages Last Words - A mages last words
Guild Mages Missive - A Mages trap
Gulum-Ei’s Confession - A dying thief's last words about his previous schemes
Hajvarr’s Journal - A bandit's take on recent events
Halvar’s Journal - Description of different pets of skyrim
Hamelyn’s Journal - Ramblings of a mad alchemist with a skeever army
Han’s Journal - Hints at how to break the seal to a tower
Hand Indobar’s Journal - Journal of a Temple hand
Hand Kenro’s Note - Note on how to add flame back to Trueflame
Hargar’s Journal - A group of bandits having a rough time
Hastily Scribbled Note - My scribing tools are lost, and I’ve no time for a lengthy entry, anyway. It’s taken weeks, but I’ve finally found it! The Sanctuary of the Dark Brotherhood! One of them, anyway. In Skyrim, under a forest road. I’ve been watching them, the assassins. Their comings and goings. The fools have no idea they’re being […]
Heddic’s Volunruud Notes - Notes on the tomb of the Tongue Kvenel
Helm of Oreyn Bearclaw - Notes on an artifact
Hired Thug’s Missive - Two bodyguards hired to escort a Breton with a mysterious mask
Holrik’s Note - Feud between two adventurers that lead to their downfall
Hooded Skeleton - Note on a suspicious Skeleton
Hrodulf’s Journal - A colonist is bothered by subterranean noises
Hugin Ice-Shaper’s Journal - Guide on how to craft Nordic Jewelry
Hunter’s Journal - A good kill of bears
Hyenril’s Journal - History of the Staff of Chaos and the Arms of Chaos
Ildari’s Journal - Neloth's former apprentice seeks revenge
Ivara’s Notes - Necromancer's plan to open a portal to the Soul Cairn
J’zhar’s Journal - Signing up for a Dwemer dig to get your brother off his Skooma addiction turns out to be a bad idea
Janus’ Journal - Journal of exploration of an Ayleid Ruin
Japhet’s Journal - Journal of a man settling a haunted island
Joften’s Journal - Describes how bandits came into their current gear
Jonquil’s Journal - Journal of the wife of a Farmer
Journal - Final words of a man dying from Rockjoint
Journal of a Madman - Too much knowledge is a bad thing
Journal of Drokt - A madman's musing about the puzzle machine that drove him insane
Journal of Mirtil Angoth - Journal of a Falmer youth at the start of their civilization's fall
Karan’s Journal - Diary of a woman in love
Katria’s Journal - Documents a spurned scholar's search for the Aetherium Forge
Kevon’s Note - Note revealing the location of a map to a sunken treasure
Khajiit’s Note - Khajiit searching for a man thought to be dead
Kinthal’s Journal - Bandits discovery of an artifact
Kodlak’s Journal - The diary of Kodlak White-Mane, Harbringer of the Companions Speaks of his relationship to the player
Krag’s Journal - From the archaeological expedition into Nechuand-Zel, beneath Markarth
Kyr’s Log - Secrets beneath Frostmere crypt
Legate Adventus Caesennius’s Note - A note requesting to find someone to challenge the Stormcloaks
Linelle’s Note - Note on the location of a person of interests
Log of Elberon the Great - Describes the different rooms and puzzle of a Dwemer Ruin
Lost Caravan Guard’s Note - Plans to smuggle Dwemer artifacts from Morrowind to Hammerfell
Lu-ah’s Journal - A wife turns to necromancy to revive her dead husband.
Lymdrenn Tenvanni’s Journal - A father's last message to his son. Includes information on the fate of the Telvanni after the Red Year.
M’Sharra’s Confession - confession of a crimson dirk bandit
M’Sharra’s Diary - Note of a crimson dirk bandit
Manufactory Repair Parts - Notes on repair parts
Margret’s Journal - An Imperial agent attempting to secure the deed to Cidhna Mine
Master Ellane’s Last Words - A letter from a sage to his successor
Matriarch Drevlan’s Journal - Journal on the Matriarch of the Temple
Medresi’s Notes - A treasure hunter's search for Angarvunde
Mercenary’s Note - Mercenaries experiencing strange effects
Merchant’s Journal - A wife's devotion to her husband and a lament on the state of roads
Merilar’s Journal - Another fight over a discovery in a ruin
Mila’s Note on Very Secret Treasure - Note on a secret treasure
Miner’s Journal - A group of miners breaks into a dwarven ruin It does not go well, as usual
Mysterious Altar - Note about an altar in the woods
Naara’s Journal - Journal about how to solve a puzzle
Naara’s Plea - Plea for help
Necromancer’s Journal [Bone Wolf] - Necromancer's plan to control bone wolves
Necromancer’s Journal [Plague of the Dead] - Tells of the discovery of the Conjure Zombie spell tome
Nepo’s Journal - Diary of an old man who has served the Foresworn cause all his life
Nightgate Inn Patron’s Note - Note about the quality of the inn
Nivenor’s Journal - Journal describing Nivenor's disdain for adopting a child
Noes on Tamed Rabbit - How an Alchemist tamed a rabbit
Note on Amber and Madness Ore - An blacksmith's obsession with Amber and Madness Ore
Note on Autumn - Clue to completing the Autumn puzzle
Note on Spring - Clue to completing the spring puzzle
Note on Strange Arms and Armor - Explains how bandits got their hands on Golden Saint and Seducer Armor
Note on Summer - Hint at how to clear Summer puzzle
Note on the Demented Elytra Nymph - Bandits note on a captured Elytra Nymph
Note on the Manic Elytra Nymph - Bandits note on a captured Elytra Nymph
Note on the Target - Note on who has a Mask of the Tribunal
Note on Winter - Hint at how to clear Winter puzzle
Notes on Dissection - Vampire notes about a deceased member of the Silver Hand
Notes on the Blacksmith - Notes on where to find a Blacksmith's research
Notes on the Bone Forge - Notes on how to use the Bone Forge
Notes on the Lunar Forge - Outlines the abilities of lunar weapons
Notice: Fishing Contest - Notice of a fishing contest
Nystrom’s Journal - Diary of a thief infiltrating Nocturnal's temple, and a series of hints needed to get into the inner sanctum
Old Smuggler’s Note - Smuggler's last words about teaming up with a group of mages
Pale-Eyes’ Journal - Note about receiving his first set of armor
Peddler’s Journal - A Peddler's journey to swindling a group of Rieklings
Pickpocket’s Journal - A pickpocket's attempt to gain fortune through skeevers
Pit Fighter’s Note - Note from a Pit Fighter
Prisoner’s Plan - A plan for escape
Private Papers of Galur Rithari, Buoyant Armiger [Creation Club] - The story of a Bouyant Armiger turned vampire and then cured
Reclamation Priest’s Journal - Journal of a Priest
Redoran Guard’s Note - Note on plans to sell a cultural relic
Research Notes - Mage's Guild research notes
Ri’saad’s Note on the Bandit Attacks - Khajiit caravan's request to remove some bandits
Rin’s Journal - Journal of a lost child
Ruined Trailbook - Fragments of a trapped adventurer's journal
Runil’s Journal - The diary of Runil, priest of Arkay in Falkreath
Saden’s Journal - A new pirate crew encounters horkers, with disastrous results
Saint Bandit Leader’s Journal - Bandit leaders journal musings
Scribbles of a Madman - Contains the location of a Black Book
Sculptor Visthar’s Journal - Journal of a Sculptor
Seducers Bandit leader’s Journal - Bandit leader's journal musings
Seedy Guards Note - Caravan guards notes on their journey
Seeks-Ancient-Artifacts’ Journal, v1 - Journal about discovering a dwemer ruin
Seeks-Ancient-Artifacts’ Journal, v2 - Journal about discovering a dwemer ruin
Sellonus’s Confession - Confession of a mage's past wrongdoing to his son
Sellonus’s Journal - Journals of a mage's journey to put down a rogue Blade
Servos’ Journal - Poisoned by spiders
Seviur’s Journal - A necromancer's journal about his experiments with mudcrabs
Shopping List - Somewhat eclectic
Shurgoz’s Journal - Suspicions about one brother to another
Sild’s Journal - A mage traps adventurers in a cage and uses them for practice
Sinderion’s Field Journal - Sinderion continues his research on Nirnroots by moving to Skyrim
Sindnar’s Tower Notes - Rumors of the History of Myrwatch
Sirayar’s Note - Note about meeting a hunter
Skjol’s Journal - Bandit's discover of Stalhrim
Smuggler’s Trade Notes - Bandits relationship with a group of necromancer
Soran’s Journal - A man's search for the elusive Unicorn
Stable Hand’s Note - A bandit in disguise note
Staubin’s Diary - The Netchuand-Zel expedition succumbs to Falmer
Stranger’s Journal - Journal of the Grey Fox
Stromm’s Diary - Journal of a researcher in Nchuand-Zel, under Markarth
Suicide at Dragon Bridge - Rumor of a guard's suicide
Sulla’s Journal - The Alftand expedition is trapped by the ice inside the aforementioned ruin
Suvaris Atheron’s Logbook - The diary of a mundane life
Svarig’s Journal - Bandit musings about their employer
Tattered Journal - Complaint about working conditions and a lack of booze
The Journal of Ralis Sedarys - Chronicles the progression of the Kjolborn excavation
Thief’s Journal - Details how a thief tamed a fox
Thief’s Last Words - Concerns the Eyes of the Snow Elves
Thief’s Note - A thief's search to become the next Grey Fox
Things to Do - A fisherman's to-do list
Thonar’s Journal - Describes the arragement between Thonar and Madanach
Thoron’s Journal - A madman's quest to gain access to the Shivering Isles
To [Player] - A goodbye and advice from a bandit
Tolif’s Journal - A journal about a man and observations of mudcrabs
Torn Note - A treasure hunter finds no treasure
Torn Note - A treasure hunter finds no treasure
Torn Page - Page written by a dying man
Torn Smuggler’s note - A Smuggler's last words
Treasure Hunter’s Journal - A treasure hunter's journey
Treasure Hunter’s Note - A randomized note about a randomized treasure
Ulyn’s Journal - An explorer in Fahlbtharz attempts to solve a tricky puzzle
Umana’s Journal - A downturn of events for the doomed Alftand expedition
Undercover Guard’s Journal - Journal of a guard undercover
Urval’s Journal - Journal of a Farmer
Urzog’s Journal - A tale of a jealous brother
Valerica’s Journal - Plans to escape to the Soulcrain.
Vampire Naturalist’s Journal - How a vampire tamed a frostbite spider
Venarus Vulpin’s Journal - A vampire searches for the fabled Bloodspring
Venarus Vulpin’s Research - Vulpin has found his Bloodspring, but now needs a chalice, too
Verrick’s Note - Plan to swap one sword for another
Vesparth’s Journal - Temple priest Journal
Vigilant Enforcer’s Journal - Journal tracking down daedra worshipers
Viparth’s Journal - Bandits experimenting with the Divine Crusader's armor
Volk’s Journal - Diary of a guard at Ruunvald, just as things are getting weird...
Vonos’ Journal - Cultist's mast plans
Wyndelius’ Journal - A journal of an adventurer who is searching Shroud Hearth Barrow, while trying to keep other adventurers away.
Yakhtu’s Journal - Journal of a crimson dirk bandit
Zaharia’s Note - Note about a bandit's dossier

Letters & Notes

[Home Name] Furnishings - Notifies the player that a children's bedroom is available
A Note [Dragonborn] - Instructions
A Request to Meet - A request for a certain Daedric artifact
A Scrawled Note - Concerns Azura's Star
A Warning - No peeking!
Adril’s Survey Results - Summary of the situation in Solstheim
Aeri’s Note - A letter to Jarl Skald concerning lumber and soldiers
Alethius’s Notes - Complaint about overzealous researchers
Amaund Motierre’s Sealed Letter - Veiled instructions for a series of assassinations to be performed by the Dark Brotherhood
An Appology - Shroudheath Barrow is haunted and bad for business
Anise’s Note - An invitation to a witches' coven
Anonymous Letter - Implicates a steward in an affair and suggests blackmail
Anonymous Letter - Implicates a steward in an affair and suggests blackmail
Anonymous Letter - Implicates a steward in an affair and suggests blackmail
Assassin’s Writ - An assassination writ for the player
Attention Employees! - Notifies employees of the Black-Briar Meadery of new mandatory searches
Azadi’s Note - Note about future contact
Balmora Blue Note - A note about some loot
Bandit’s Note on the Hidden Treasure - Hint at where to find a secret treasure
Beldama Witch’s Note - A Hagraven's plan for revenge
Blood Horker Orders - Pirate's information about the East Empire Company shipping routes
Bolar’s Writ - A dying Blade's words
Bounty - A randomized bounty note used for miscellaneous quests
Commander’s Note - Anneas, When I give an order, I expect you to carry it out. We’ve got enough problems around here without your ‘formal complaints’. Get our defenses shored up, soldier, unless you want the rebels just walking over our damn walls.
Complaint Letter - An angry letter about dirty soldiers and persistent skeevers
Contract - A contract to assassinate the player for his murder of a relative
Corpse Note - An unfortunate woman's quest to retrieve her family amulet
Courier’s Letter - To our respectable investor, It seems our expedition to [dungeon name] has met with some resistance from its inhabitants. I know this isn’t the first time, but if you would provide us with a few more men and supplies, we are certain the treasure there would yield a return on your investment. This time for […]
Cultists’ Orders - Instructs Miraak's cultists to kill the "false" Dragonborn
Curate Melita’s Plea - Note about finding the Mask of Sotha Sil
Dark Brotherhood Assassin’s Note - A contract to assassinate the player
Dawnguard Orders – Hakar - Novice Hakar, Your repeated failures are an embarrassment to our entire order. Are you truly so inept you cannot even complete a simple courier mission? You have one last chance to redeem yourself. We recently established a number of wilderness caches to supply our agents in the field. You are to restock the chests listed […]
Dawnguard Orders – Lynoit - Lynoit, We’ve received word of an increase in Vampire activity in western Skyrim. In the coming weeks, we plan to dispatch several more agents to the region, and need to establish a network of wilderness supply drops to support them. You are to plant caches in the following locations: – On the small island south […]
Dawnguard Orders – Saliah - Saliah, In the past several weeks, all of the couriers sent to replenish our supply caches in the northern reaches have gone missing. These drops must be made within the week to ensure our operatives have the provisions they need. You are to restock the following caches: – In Morthal, on the islet due east […]
Dearest Dinya - Modyn thinks its time to take the relationship public
Declaration of War - The resurrected General's message to the "invaders" in Ravenrock
Dinner Invitation - Invitation to Dinner
Dragon Investigation Current Status - Summarizes the Thalmor's investigation into the return of dragons
Dryston’s Note - Dryston considers "roughing up" the player an easy task
Dwarven Haul - Bandits and their Dwemer loot
East Empire Connection - Results of the integation of an East Empire Company officer by the Thieves Guild
Eltry’s Note - Meet me at the Shrine of Talos.
Erden Relvel’s Note - Note about stealing a mask
Erwan’s Journal - History of a bandit leader
Eydvina’s Note - A warriors goodbye
Eyes Open - Keep your eyes on Sapphire. There’s more to her than meets the eye.
Faendal’s Fake Letter from Sven - Tries to make Sven look bad in the eyes of Camilla
Faleen’s Letter to Calcelmo - My Dearest Calcelmo, I always knew you to possess a great mind, but your charming poem revealed a depth of feeling I never suspected. I’ll admit to being a bit surprised at the direction of your feelings, but not unpleasantly so. Let us meet to discuss further. Yours, Faleen
Father’s Missive - A father's letter to his willful daughter
Fijeh’s Instructions - Instructions to assist Fijeh
Fijeh’s Letter to [Player Name] - Letter requesting assistance
First Letter from Linwe - Author: Linwe Niranye, I’m not pleased that you’re refusing to fence the silver locket I showed you yesterday. If you wish to remain a valuable asset to us, I suggest you quickly change your attitude. Linwe
Fish Out of Water - Note about mudcrabs
Fisherman’s Letter - An unsuccessful fisherman is angry at his friend
Fisherman’s Note - Note from a fisherman
Fishing Work - Note about fishing work
For Donel from Father - One supportive father does his son a favor
For Shelly - A man waits for his lover
Foresworn Missive - A warning to Alaric
Foresworn Note - Swearing of allegiance to the Matriarch and the cause
Frostflow Lighthouse Notes - This series of notes is found in Frostflow Lighthouse, and chronicles the demise of the family living there at the hands of the chaurus
Gadnor’s Last Wishes - The last wish of a madman
Gisli’s Note - A compliment on fishing skill
Give Me a Chance - Vex needs to loosen up
Glover’s Letter - A former thief finds his long-lost daughter
Goldenglow - Mercer wants to get rid of the house, pronto
Gorm’s Letter - Aldis, You know what we’ve spoken of in the past. It is time. Change is needed; something must be done. I await your response. Gorm
Gratian’s Letter - The East Empire Company summons Gratian back to Solstheim to investigate a new-found ruin
Guard’s Bounty Letter Draft - Draft of a bounty letter
Guard’s Note - Guards idea of reward for a bounty
Guissur’s Note - Reminder to keep an eye out for the player in Riften
Hand-written Note - Thalmor interrogate a Skaal captive
Have Need of Cynic - A friend must be rescued out of Cidha Mine
Hearthfire Bounties - Four slightly different bounty letters found in the Hearthfire DLC
House Redoran’s Reply - Solstheim is denied economic aid by House Redoran
Idgrod’s Note - Sister Danica, Joric’s mood is still melancholic, but he is otherwise in strong health. The potions you have given me has eased his nightmares, but I am afraid my family’s “gifts” run strong in his veins. Idgrod the Younger
Imperial Condolances - Tells of the death of Saeel at the Battle of the Red Ring
Imperial Letter - Reports of Stormcloak advancement, and promise of reinforcements
Imperial Missive - Reports that Thorald Graymane has been captured by the Thalmor
Imperial Order - Note from Tullius allowing for release of prisoner from Northwatch Keep
Incriminating Letter - A warning to would-be vampires, courtesy of the Dawnguard
Incriminating Letter - A warning to would-be vampires, courtesy of the Dawnguard
Invitation to Elenwen’s Reception - Invites the player to the Thalmor Embassy
Isabelle’s Letter - A farewell letter to Ranmir
J’datharr’s Note - Assassination order for Malborn
Josla’s Note - Note about a noble traveling from Hammerfell
Journal Fragment - Not good enough to live in their stupid keep, am I? Stupid sods don’t realize I’ve moved into the undercroft and started taking control of their own death hounds. I’ll get my revenge.
Justiciar Execution Order - Orders and authorises the player's death
Knight Captain’s Orders - Orders from a knight of the crypt
Kragrash’s Letter - A vampire hunters last words
Kyr’s Bounty - A hundred gold to whoever kills Eisa and Ra'jirr
Letter - Blackmail
Letter - Blackmail
Letter from a Friend - Tells the player the location of a Word Wall
Letter from Bolgeir Bearclaw - A request to dispose of a necromancer
Letter from Calcelmo - A request to the player for the delivery of a certain artifact
Letter from Calcelmo - A request to the player for the delivery of a certain artifact
Letter from Christophe - End of a friendship
Letter from Edward - A letter and gift from one bandit to another
Letter from Erwan - Note questioning a person's death
Letter from Father - A note from Commander Maro to his son, Gaius, about the duties of a Penitus Oculatus officer
Letter from Harkon - A Moth Priest is needed to read the Elder Scroll
Letter from Home - A letter to a blade from his wife
Letter from Jarl [Jarl Name] - An offer to become a land owner
Letter from Jarl [Jarl name] of [Capital City] - Invitation to become thane of a hold and gain the associated perks
Letter from Jon - A love letter of Olfina
Letter from Matriarch Drevlan - Letter requesting aid from the Temple
Letter from Matriarch Drevlan - Letter requesting aid from the Temple
Letter from Matriarch Drevlan - Letter requesting aid from the Temple
Letter from Maven - Maven wishes to rekindle her friendship with Christophe
Letter from Mila Valentia - Letter thanking you for a goldfish
Letter from Olfina - Jon, I know it’s hard, but please. Try and be patient. We must keep to ourselves for now. You know that both of our families would react so very badly if they knew… if they even suspected. There will be a time when we don’t need to hide. I promise you that. Someday they will […]
Letter from Quintus Navale - Concerns the repair of the White Phial
Letter from Sabjorn - Warns Maven Black-Briar to stop her "underhanded methods"
Letter from Septimus - Return you quickly to Septimus. The fractals of the universe have opened unto me, and I see now the way clear to render the cube’s aperture. Your most good assistance is needed in the foremost.
Letter from Solitude - Requests extradition of a criminal named Arn
Letter from the Empire - A request from the empire to lead troops against the stormcloaks
Letter from the Steward - Condolences to Aventus Aretino on behalf of Ulfric
Letter from the Steward of [Capital City] - Condolences to Aventus Aretino on behalf of Ulfric
Letter from the Stormcloaks - Stormcloaks request for a champion to face the Empire
Letter from the Vampire - Vampire's letter to a friend
Letter from Tyra Blood-Fire - A bandit's challenge
Letter from Viriya - Letter thanking you for you help regarding fishing
Letter of Commendation - Commendation for your achievements
Letter of Credit - A piece of paper worth 15,000 septims
Letter of Inheritance - Given to the player upon his friend's death
Letter on Mudcrab Attacks - Request for help with mudcrabs
Letter to Beem-Ja - Blackmail for a daughter's safety
Letter to Clexius - Rumors of goblins in Skyrim and of their leader the Blue God
Letter to General Tullius - The Emperor's request to recover an artifact
Letter to Gisli - Plot to steal valuable land
Letter to Golldir - A Necromancer insults the family in whose tomb he is squatting
Letter to Imperial City - A resurrected general thinks Solstheim has been invaded by Dunmer
Letter to Keeper Carcette - A Vigilant's pledge to investigate disappearances
Letter to Naara - Letter with a riddle
Letter to Salma - Mother's letter to her daughter
Letter to Usha - Two lovers try to make it work despite family resistance
Letter to Vals Veran - A racist letter
Letters from Ralis Sedarys - Delivered to the player during the course of the Kjolborn excavation
Letters from the EEC - Fethis Alor doesn't take NO for an answer
Letters to Selina - A Frostmoth Legionnair's letters home to his love
List of Arctic Fish - The fish you have brought back are getting along swimmingly. Which makes sense, given they’re fish. But I mean “swimmingly” in the way people say it. I suppose both could be true. The next set of fish I will have you catch will be tough to chew. They swim in frozen waters, and their scales […]
List of Rare Fish - List of fish
Looter’s Note - Note on a looter trying to make a lucky break
Lorcalin’s Orders - Instructions to destroy a Talos shrine
Loss of the Sea Stallion - Note referencing the sinking of a ship
Madanach’s Note - Instructions for escaping Cidhna Mine
Majid – Please Read - Majid, As we discussed, this armor is extremely valuable. Please protect it at all costs. You and your men should sleep in shifts in order to prevent any surprises, and dispose of anyone you do not recognize. We cannot be found out. The buyer will be traveling to meet you in the coming days. We […]
Maluril’s Journal - A rogue wizard holed up in a Dwemer ruin
Many Thanks - Smuggling valuables out of Castle Dour
Mara Smiles Upon You! - Response from the temple of Mara in regards to incorporating Argonian rituals in a marriage
Masks of the Tribunal - Notes on the masks of the Tribunal
Matriarch Drevlan’s Note - Notes on who attacked the temple
Miner’s Note - Instructions to a hidden door
Mireli’s Letter to Mother - A Kjolborn miner's letter home
Missing Merchant - Request to locate a missing merchant
Mogrul’s Orders - The moneylender wants his money back
Mysterious Note - Instructions to the Dragonborn
Mysterious Note [Staff of Sheogorath] - An offer from Sheogorath
Mysterious Note [Vigil Enforcer] - A request for meeting
Mysterious Notes - A series of riddles
Mythic Dawn Orders - Orders for the mythic dawn
Mzinchaleft Work Order - Artifacts for coin
Necromancer’s Letter - Reports the successful takeover of Fort Snowhawk
No Word Yet - Response to request of information about parents
Note [Dawnguard] - The warning about an ominous portal was not heeded
Note [Skyrim] - Bandits accidentally kill a lady
Note from Agna - Aunt Agna's encouragement to her milk-drinker nephew when it comes to killing necromancers
Note from Jaree-Ra - Tells his sister where to deliver the stolen goods, and to make sure to kill the player after
Note from Maven - Sets Indaryn strait
Note from Mogrul - Someone needs to talk
Note from the Temple of Kynareth - Note for help from temple of Kynareth
Note on Revenge for Kinthal - Bounty to kill the player
Note on Revenge for Svarig - Bounty to kill the player
Note on the Dwarven Drone Fly - Note describing the benefits of the Dwarven Drone Flys
Note to Ehlhiel - Note from one bandit to meet another
Note to Rhorlak - Reward for a good day of banditry
Note to Rodulf - Notice to treat the bandit leader's blind uncle well Or else
Note to the Authorities - Location of a dragon's lair
Note to Thomas - Concerns a trapped troll and a dare
Notes on Wares - Caravan note about new wares to sell
Notice of Cost Increase - Price increase of Black-Briar mead due to unrest in Skyrim
Notice of Sale - Notice of a nix hound for sale
On the Bittercup - Note on the Bittercup
Orders - Flower picking and corpse disposal
Orders [Blossoms] - Flower picking and corpse disposal
Orders [Infiltration] - Instructions to infiltrate a Jarl's home
Ownership Deed - Deed showing ownership of a Dwarven Mudcrab
Per Your Requests - Response to a letter from a crazy scholar
Pirate’s Note - A restless soul's suggestion to make a home out of an old Pirate Ship
Please Read Aloud - Last will of a Vampire
Possible Rivals - Warns Bryjolf of a Thieves Guild forming in Windhelm
Possible Vampire Cave - Note on a vampire cave
Posted Notice - No drinking on the job
Priest Arthamis’ Note - Note about a secret of the temple
Priest Drureth’s Journal - Request from the Temple
Prisoner’s Note - Note from a prisoner
Private Letter - Need iron ore
Promissory Note [Sabjorn] - Honningbrew Meadery should now begin brewing mead at full production
Propaganda Letter - Temple propaganda
Quite Pleased - A thank-you note to a blacksmith
Ra’jiir’s Note - The Pale Lady has driven Ra'jiir crazy
Rahgot’s Reply - Author: Rahgot Froda, do not deter the other alchemist from their work. Your views are known to me and we shall have words about them shortly. — Rahgot
Raleth Eldri’s Notes on Kagrumez - A researcher's notes on a Dwemeri puzzle
Ransom Note - Someone's taken your spouse
Regarding Your Loss - A mead shipment waylaid by bandits
Repair Supplies - Supplies needed to repair a magical staff
Report on Atronach Forge Experiments - Guide on how to use amber and madness with the atronach forge
Reports of a Disturbance - Strange happenings in Riften's graveyard
Request for Help! - Everyone in Dawnstar is having nightmares
Request from Questgiver - Asks for the players help
Requested Report - Report on a wive's adultary
Research Log - Instructions to a researcher conserning a focus crystal and Oculatory
Rigel’s Letter - A response to her angry father
Rogatus’s Letter - A father's angry letter to his absent son
Rogue’s Instructions - Instructions from a rogue
Rogue’s Job Offer - Job offer from a rogue
Rora’s Letter - Tries to persuade someone to rob a vault
Scrawled Note - Continues the tradition of writing in dangerous situations
Scribbled Note - If you’re reading this you’ve also found the key. Leave them for anyone who may find this path later. Enjoy.
Second Letter from Linwe - Niranye, Preparations have been made to secure the locket at Uttering Hills Cave. Torsten thinks we’re responsible for Fjotli’s death and we may need it as leverage. I assure you we merely lifted it from her body; the Shadows never murder. I hope you find a buyer soon, I don’t like the heat this is […]
Shavari’s Note - I have good reason to believe the target will be coming to Riften in the next few days. Discretion is preferred, but elimination of the target is of the highest priority. The usual restrictions on exposure are lifted — you will be reassigned outside Skyrim if necessary, without penalty. Do not fail me. –E
Shipment’s Arrived - Our shipment’s arrived and the following items are on your list. You want in, I need to see the gold! Fire Salt Paralytic Poison Black-Briar Private Reserve Shadowbanish Wine Chokeberry Preserves
Shipment’s Ready - Fresh shipment of Moon Sugar
Sibbi Black-Briar - A mother's devotion to her sonnot
Skeever Trouble - Note about poisoned cheese
Skorvild’s Journal - Journal of a cultist deserter
Small Note - Concerns pit wolves
Smuggler’s Note - A better sort of Skooma
Soldier’s Request - A meddlesome old lady in the soldier's barracks
Sonda’s Note - Need of medicine in a mine
Stormcloak Missive - Report on the state of Fort Snowhawk
Stranger’s Final Instructions - Instructions to the player to find a long lost sword
Stranger’s Instructions - Instructions for a heist
Stranger’s Note - Instructions for a job
Stranger’s Plea - Request for aid from an ex-cultist
Sven’s Fake Letter from Faendal - Dear Camilla, I know I have called upon you at your house many times, and while we may be growing close, I need you to put any desires you may have for me aside. I am a true-born son of Valenwood, and I could never befoul my bloodline by courting an Imperial. I hope we […]
Thalmor Orders - Elenwen isn't happy about an agent's lack of success in hunting down Talos worshipers
The Fisher King - A song about fishing
The Fisher Queen - A song about fishing
The Sword of Clan Ice-Blade - A note detailing how the sword can be used to show heritage
The Ulen Matter - A vengeful Hlaalu's plot for assassinating Councilor Morvayn
The Windhelm Letters - Letters from a woman to her lover during a famine
Timely Offer - Smuggling glass arrows
To Milore from Nilara - A letter to her sister about the situation in Mournhould
To the Brotherhood - An angry note to the Dark Brotherhood for a job that remains undone
Torkild’s Letter to Wulf - In search of the All-Maker, one man finds Miirak
Tova’s Farewell - A suicide note
Troll Slaying - Hello, fellow traveler, and welcome to this guide! Within these pages, I will explain everything you need to know about fighting trolls, including how to negate their amazing healing powers and how best to take advantage of their natural love of cold. I’ll even share with you my tried-and-true secret for killing trolls. Intrigued? I […]
Unsent Afflicted Letter - A wife's letter to her husband, describing how she and her village came to serve Peryite
Until Next Time - A note to Haelga from her lover, reminiscing about their nigh together
Urag’s Note - Name and location of a randomly generated book
Valmir’s Orders - You will proceed to the ruins of Forelhost to retrieve the Mask from the Dragon Cult there. If you are discovered, impersonate an officer. It is unlikely that anyone from Skyrim will be clever enough to see through the disguise. Once you have obtained the Mask, bring it to Labyrinthian.
Vampire’s Note - Orders the ambush of a Moth Priest
Velyne’s Letter - Letter detailing the failsafe system on Sunder & Wraithguard
Vigil’s Orders - Order to fight daedric worshipers
Vigilant’s Report - A Vigilant's findings of the return of Umbra
Viriya’s Hastily Written Letter - Request for help with mudcrabs
Wanted: A Seafood Feast - A request for fish for a feast
Wanted: Fishing Tutor - Note about a wish for a fishing tutor
Warrior’s Challenge - A challenge issued to the player
Watchtower Guard’s Note - Note to a Stormcloak soldier about reinforcements.
Weylin’s Note - Instructions to perform an assassination
Yrsarald Thrice-Pierced’s Note - A Nord champion brags about killing Imperial soldiers
Ysolda’s Message - Ysolda message to Ulag concerning the Khajiit caravans
Zaria’s Note from [Jarl] - Note requesting assistance catching a thief

Lists & Records

Business Ledger Copy - Ledger of recent purchases
Certificate of Authenticity - Note certifying a piece of jewelry was made by Hugin Ice-Shaper
Frost’s Identity Papers - Deed of ownership and background information for a valuable steed
Goldenglow Bill of Sale - Deed of ownership to Goldenglow Estate in Riften
Guard Dossier – Aerael - Status: Active (Capture or Kill), High Priority Description: Male, High Elf, age unknown Background: A member of the Crimson Dirks, a notorious group of bandits and marauders originally based in Cyrodiil. Little else is known about the target, although some intelligence suggests he was often used as an information gatherer for the bandits. Operational Notes: […]
Guard Dossier: Aesrael - dossier on a bandit
Guard’s Dossier: Antonius - Dossier on a badit
Guard’s Dossier: Ehlhiel - Dossier on a bandit
Heljarchen Hall Charter - Deed to Heljarchen Hall, in the Pale
Holdings of Jarl Gjalund - Ancient survey of the lands of Jarl Gjalund
Lakeview Manor Charter - Deed to Lakeview Manor, in Falkreath Hold
Midden Incident Repot - A summoning gone horribly wrong at the College of Winterhold
Purchase Agreement - A contract for the delivery of fresh fish from Riften to Markarth
Smuggler’s Ledger - A bandit's ledger of inventory
Thalmor Dossier: Delphine - The Thalmor's file on Delphine
Thalmor Dossier: Esbern - The Thalmor's file on Esbern
Thalmor Dossier: Ulfric Stormcloak - The Thalmor's file on Ulfric Stormcloak
Vald’s Debt - Record of a loan
Wild Horse Notes - A list of locations where you can find wild horses
Windstad Manor Charter - Deed to Windstad Manor, in Hjaalmarch
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