The Reach & Blackreach: Arkthzand Cavern Map Completion
Welcome to The Reach Enter the Reach for the first time.
The Reach Master Explorer Discover and clear all caves and striking locales in the Reach.
The Reach Grand Adventurer Complete 12 unique quests in the Reach and Blackreach: Arkthzand Cavern.
Master of Storms Disrupt the Harrowstorm at each ritual location in the Reach.
Story Quests Main Zone Storyline
Delves solo-able dungeons
Points of Interest Quest Hubs
Striking Locales Pathfinder achievem.
Set Stations for Crafting Sets
World Events Dark Anchors Dolmens
World Bosses for groups
Skyshards for skill points
Lore Books for Mages Guild
The Reach Guide for ESO Markarth DLC
Few adventurers choose to brave the rocky highlands of the Reach. Savage predators, perilous Dwarven ruins, and hostile Reach clans make it one of the least hospitable regions in all of Tamriel.
Markarth DLC is a part of Dark Heart of Skyrim, year 2020 Gothic Adventure in The Elder Scrolls Online, you have to stop a powerful Vampire Lord from enslaving Tamriel.
The Reach Cave Delver
Delves are solo-able dungeons found throughout the world. Delves will always contain a single skyshard and a boss who drops item set gear.
The Reach Points of Interest
Points of Interest are self-contained stories that explore the lore, characters, and locations within a zone. These can award you with experience, gold, and gear.
- Arkthzand Great Lift
- Nalzthdbar Great Lift
- Understone Keep
- Reachwind Depths
- Arena: Vateshran Hollows
- Wildspear Clan Camp
- Lost Valley Redoubt
- Cinder-Heart Clan Camp
- Shadefeather Clan Camp
- Black-Moon Clan Camp
- Nchuand-Zel (Blackreach: Arkthzand Cavern)
- Library of Arkthzand (Blackreach: Arkthzand Cavern)
- Bthar-Zel (Blackreach: Arkthzand Cavern)
- Nighthollow Keep (Blackreach: Arkthzand Cavern)
The Reach Wayshrines
Wayshrines allow free, instantaneous travel between wayshrines that have been discovered and unlocked. You can also travel directly to any unlocked wayshrine from anywhere in the world for a small amount of gold.
- North Markarth Wayshrine
- Karthwasten Wayshrine
- Briar Rock Wayshrine
- Rebel's Retreat Wayshrine
- Lost Valley Wayshrine
- Druadach Mountains Wayshrine
- Markarth Wayshrine
- Arkthzand Wayshrine (Blackreach: Arkthzand Cavern)
- Nighthollow Wayshrine (Blackreach: Arkthzand Cavern)
The Reach World Bosses
World Bosses are difficult enemies meant to be tackled by a group of adventurers. Defeating a world boss can award you higher tier gear.
- Four Skull Lookout
- Sentinel Point (Blackreach: Arkthzand Cavern)
The Reach Pathfinder
Discover all the striking locales in The Reach & Blackreach: Arkthzand Cavern.
Striking Locales are places of interest within the world. Discovering all of the Striking Locales in a zone will award that zone's Pathfinder achievement.
- Deep Folk Crossing
- Rebel's Retreat
- Hroldan Ring
- Ghostlight Grotto (Blackreach: Arkthzand Cavern)
- Mistgloom Thicket (Blackreach: Arkthzand Cavern)
The Reach World Events - Ritual Sites
- Ragnvald Ritual Site
- Witchborne Ritual Site
- Harrowed Haunt Ritual Site
- Reachwind Ritual Site
Solo Arena in The Reach
- Vateshran Hollows Solo Arena Vateshran Hollows Map
The Reach Set Stations
Set Stations are locations in the world where you can craft items with specific item set bonuses.
- Druadach Redoubt - The Legacy of Karth Set
- Red Eagle Redoubt - Red Eagle's Fury Set
(5 items) Adds 469 Weapon and Spell Power to your Weapon Skill abilities. Increases the cost of your Weapon Skill abilities by 5%.
- Philosopher's Cradle (Blackreach: Arkthzand Cavern) - The Aetherial Ascension Set
The Reach Skyshard Hunter
Discover all 6 Skyshards in the Reach and Blackreach: Arkthzand Caven.
Skyshards are scattered throughout the world and can be identified by the bright beam of white light they emanate. Discovering three Skyshards will grant you a skill point, which can be used to unlock or morph new abilities.
- Hidden in the rubble of a Karthwasten canyon
- At the brink of a timewon aqueduct near Lost Valley Redoubt
- On the lip of a broken bridge, north of Ghostlight Grotto
- Beneath Nighthollow Keep, obscured by a watery void
- On an ancient stone overlook in Briar Rock Ruins
- Atop a massive rock, surrounded by eggs in Gloomreach
Player Houses in The Reach
- Stone Eagle Aerie - Manor
The Reach Shalidor's Library Books
Shalidor's Library Books are scattered throughout the world. These books are identified by their distinctive purple glow. Discovering these books will improve your Mages Guild rank and advance the associated skill line.
- The Werewolf's Hide
- Bloodfiends of Rivenspire
- Living with Lycanthropy
- A Life Barbaric and Brutal
- Nords of Skyrim
- Varieties of Faith: The Nords
- The Crown of Freydis
- All About Giants
- Clans of the Reach: A Guide
- Thenephan's Mysteries of Mead
Questing in The Reach & Blackreach: Arkthzand Cavern
The Reach Zone Story Quests
The Despot of Markarth
Count Verandis Ravenwatch seeks to uncover a plot to conquer the Reach by an army of vampires and werewolves that calls itself the Gray Host. To succeed, he needs to earn the trust of the region's sovereign: the dreaded Despot of Markarth.
Verandis encouraged me to begin my investigation by speaking with the nearby Reach sentry. She might give me an idea as to what type of information Ard Caddach would consider important enough to meet with us about.
Blood of the Reach
Lady Belain seeks a mysterious Dwarven relic called the Arkthzand Keystone for her ally, Rada al-Saran. Count Verandis wants me to find the keystone before it winds up in the hands of the Gray Host.
Verandis suggested that a local scrap dealer named Nolovan might be able to help us get a lead on the Arkthzand Keystone. While I find him in the southeast section of the city, Verandis plans to meet with Arana and the rebels.
The Study of Souls
Count Verandis Ravenwatch tracked Lady Belain and Rada alSaran to a mysterious Dwarven edifice. But with the keystone in hand, our enemies have a clear advantage. Braving this ruin and learning its secrets may be our best hope of stopping them.
I should meet Verandis at the sprawling Dwarven ruin across the river from the exit out of Bthar-Zel.
The Awakening Darkness
Arana believes that her former clan knows about dark Reach magic and old prophecies. If I can find the Ghostsong clan and convince the witches to share their lore, I may learn what Lady Belain plans for the Reach.
Arana suggests meeting with Bradan, a Werewolf from her estranged clan, at a place called Hroldan Ring. I should find the meeting spot and see if Bradan can get us a meeting with Nathari.
The Dark Heart
Verandis detected a growing concentration of dark energyVoid energy-within Nighthollow Keep. Perhaps we'll find the Dark Heart somewhere within those ancient ruins.
Gwendis asked me to meet Verandis at Nighthollow Keep, an ancient vampire fortress in Blackreach. The Dark Heart may be hidden somewhere inside.
A Feast of Souls
The Dark Heart has awakened and grows more powerful with every beat. While Verandis attempts to deal with Rada al-Saran, I need to go to Markarth and stop Lady Belain from sacrificing the entire city to the Void.
Verandis has asked me to go to Markarth and warn Ard Caddach. Instead of fighting back against the Gray Host, he needs to fall back and deny as many lives as possible to the Dark Heart.
The Reach Side Quests
A Challenge of Worth
A Reachman named Angair challenged me to complete a clan ritual called the Vateshran's Rites. He says it involves combat against creatures from Oblivion.
Angair told me to find his clanmate Caddgarn in Vateshran Hollows if I wish to perform the Rites. I should go there and speak to him.
Help Wanted in Markarth
A notice indicates that someone seeks adventurers in Markarth for dangerous work.
The notice directed me to talk to Consul Cardea in the Reach city of Markarth for more details.
Red Eagle's Song
Lyris Titanborn requested my assistance. She found something at the Reachwind Ritual Site and needs help solving a problem.
I need to go to the Reachwind Ritual Site and meet Lyris Titanborn.
By Love Betrayed
Adusa-daro needs my help to rescue her friend Kathad from a clan of evil vampires known as the Lothid, and their leader, Boss Trenlor.
Adusa-daro wants me to meet her down below in the Dwarven ruins so we can find Kathad. The lift should descend into the cavern that houses the ruins of Reachwind Depths.
Endeavor in The Gloom
I met a recent recruit of the Psijic Order. He asked for my help investigating strange behavior in the local plant life, which he fears may be a result of his own errant magic. I agreed to accompany him into the cave to take a closer look.
I examined the strange vegetation. I should speak to Psijic Calis and find out what he thinks is going on here.
The Symbol of Hrokkibeg
I came across the body of Apprentice Gwerina. She apparently died while bringing a sacred relic to a shrine in Markarth.
According to the note I found, Apprentice Gwerina was trying to bring a sacred relic to High Shaman Glynroch in Markath. I should pick up the relic so I can deliver it there.
The Symbol of Storihbeg
I found the body of Kitza-Enoo. It looks like he died after stealing a sacred relic from the Reach.
According to the note I found, Kitza-Enoo stole a relic sacred to the Reachmen from Apprentice Egvarn before he could deliver it to High Shaman Glynroch in Markarth. I should search his pack for the relic.
The Symbol of Gulibeg
I came across the body of Ansdurran. He apparently died after stealing a sacred relic of Hircine bound for a shrine in Markarth.
I retrieved the sacred relic. I should take it to the shrine in Markarth and let High Shaman Glynroch know what happened to his apprentice.
The Symbol of Uricanbeg
High Shaman Glynroch sent Apprentice Orla to find the Symbol of Uricanbeg, the final sacred relic needed to dedicate the shrine, at Lost Valley Redoubt. She hasn't returned yet, so he asked me to go aid her.
I need to go to Lost Valley Redoubt and find Apprentice Orla and the remaining symbol of Hircine.
Lost in The Reach
Hiretta asked me to look for her husband, Bolfalgar, and their pet bunny Snowy. She thinks they might be lost in the Reach.
Hiretta gave me a whistle and told me to use it to summon Snowy. She said if I find Snowy, I might find Bolfalgar, too.
After The Storm
A strange and powerful storm disrupted the protective wards around the village of Karthwasten, turning a portion of its people feral. Apprentice Fialyn needs help restoring the wards.
I arrived in the village of Karthwasten. I should speak with Apprentice Fialyn.
Vows and Oaths
The Lost Scout's Report
Magic Mycology Repeatable
Bralthahawn's needs someone to gather a strange kind of mushroom growing in Gloomreach that a few Reach clans are interested in. I volunteered my services.
I must enter Gloomreach and gather the mushrooms.
The Scholar's Request Repeatable
An outsider scholar reported the presence of an unknown Dwarven construct in a nearby cave that's producing new mechanical spiders. The Ard's Stonehands asked me to destroy it and test a Dwarven rod that supposedly renders constructs docile.
I need to find the cave where the Dwarven construct is and destroy it. I should also use the Dwarven rod on any Dwarven spiders I see to render them docile.
Halt The Harrowstorms Repeatable
Nelldena charged me with finding allies to assault the harrowstorm ritual sites springing up across the Reach.
When I locate a harrowstorm ritual site, I need to destroy the witch pikes and gray reliquary in order to disrupt the harrowstorm ritual.
The Elder Scrolls Online Map Legend
Wayshrines - if visited allow you to teleport to this location. Fast Travel between wayshrines is free, although fast traveling to a wayshrine from anywhere will cost gold.
Locales - Area of Interest, visit every locale on map for achievement.
Group Locales - Group Area of Interest, areas designed to explore in a group with other players.
Skyshards (ground level) - Skyshard on the ground level or above. Every three skyshards a player collects will yield one skill point.
Skyshards (inside dungeon) - Skyshard in dungeon. Every three skyshards a player collects will yield one skill point.
World Bosses - powerful elite encounter(s), to defeat him you will need the help of other players.
Delve - caves, delves, dungeons, instance or dungeon intended for solo or cooperative play.
Group Dungeon - group dungeons, raid dungeons, group instances intended for groups of players.
Dark Anchors - spawn points of Molag Bal forces, every few minutes you will find a group activity here.
Mundus Stones - visiting will grant you a permanent blessing, but only one blessing at a time.
Guild Trader - Shops contain Guild Traders offering wares from various players guilds.
Crafting Site - Special crafting stations where you can create specific item sets.
Lore Books - collect Lore for skills upgrade and for Mage Guild experience.
Ancestral Tomb - for The Ancestral Tombs Quest visit them all to reveal location of lost Library of Andule (Morrowind).
Strider Caravaner Tower - Use them for quick travel for free in Vvardenfell (Morrowind).
Inn - Player Housing
Apartment - Player Housing
Small House - Player Housing
Medium House - Player Housing
Large House - Player Housing
Manor - Player Housing, biggest
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