- The dreadful Oblivion plane of Coldharbour is a place of death, despair, and infinite cruelty. It is ruled by Molag Bal, the Lord of Brutality and Domination, a Daedric Prince dedicated to enslaving all the mortals of Nirn.
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- 3 Skyshards
- 4 Sets
- 5 Notes
- 6 Maps
Parts of Coldharbour are visited during the main quest. You get access to the main region by finishing the main quest line in the last zone of your alliance.
For more information on Coldharbour, see the lore article.
- The Hollow City — A city in central Coldharbour.
- The Everfull Flagon — A tavern in southeastern Coldharbour.
- Haj Uxith — An Argonian village in southwestern Coldharbour, southwest of the Library of Dusk.
- The Lost Fleet — A ship graveyard in northeastern Coldharbour.
- The Moonless Walk — A forest in western Coldharbour, east of the Lightless Oubliette.
- The Reaver Citadel — A fortress in northern Coldharbour which was once a city in Tamriel.
- Spurned Peak — A tower in northwestern Coldharbour.
Caves, Ruins and Mines
- The Black Forge — A Daedric ruin in eastern Coldharbour.
- Court of Contempt — A Daedric ruin in Coldharbour, northeast of The Hollow City.
- The Endless Stair — Molag Bal's citadel in northern Coldharbour.
- The Great Shackle — A Daedric ruin in eastern Coldharbour.
- Library of Dusk — An Ayleid ruin in southern Coldharbour, west of the Hollow City.
- The Lightless Oubliette — A Daedric ruin in western Coldharbour.
- The Manor of Revelry — A Daedric ruin in northern Coldharbour, northwest of the Orchard.
- Tower of Lies — A mine in central Coldharbour, northwest of the Hollow City.
- The Vile Laboratory — A Dwemer ruin in southern Coldharbour, southeast of the Hollow City.
Battlefields, Cemeteries and Crypts
- The Chasm — A battlefield in central Coldharbour, just north of the Hollow City.
- Cliffs of Failure — A battlefield in eastern Coldharbour, northeast of the Hollow City.
- The Orchard — A large cemetery in central Coldharbour, across the Chasm north of the Hollow City.
- Aba-Loria — An Ayleid ruin in central Coldharbour, east of the Spurned Peak containing Worm cultists.
- The Cave of Trophies — A cave in central Coldharbour, just southeast of the Cliffs of Failure containing Daedra.
- The Vault of Haman Forgefire — A Nordic ruin in southeastern Coldharbour, north of the Everfull Flagon containing Draugr.
- The Grotto of Depravity — A cave in southern Coldharbour, southwest of The Hollow City containing Daedra.
- Mal Sorra's Tomb — A Dunmer tomb in central Coldharbour, southwest of The Orchard containing undead.
- Vaults of Madness — A group dungeon found in Coldharbour.
- Village of the Lost — A plane containing three villages trapped between Coldharbour and Mundus.
- The Wailing Maw — A cave in northeastern Coldharbour, northeast of the Lost Fleet containing Daedra.
- Aba-Darre — An Ayleid well in northwestern Coldharbour, east of Spurned Peak.
- Cynhamoth's Grove — A grove in northern Coldharbour, west of the Orchard.
- Daedroth Larder — A burned out house in central Coldharbour, just northwest of the Court of Contempt.
- Duriatundur's Killing Field — A clearing in northwestern Coldharbour, just north of the Moonless Walk.
- Risen Court — A ritual site in northern Coldharbour, just east of the Manor of Revelry.
- Zemarek's Hollow — A small ruin in central Coldharbour, just east of the Vile Laboratory.
Points of Interest
- Cadwell's Hovel — Located south of the Hollow City in southern Coldharbour.
- Deathspinner's Lair — The site of a ruined windmill in Coldharbour.
- Endless Overlook — Located east of the Endless Stair in northern Coldharbour.
- Fighters Guildhall — Located in the northeast corner of the Hollow City.
- Font of Schemes — A Daedric ruin in western Coldharbour.
- Forsaken Village — Located northwest of the Hollow City in central Coldharbour.
- Mages Guildhall — Located in the southwest corner of the Hollow City.
- Shrine of Kyne — Located southeast of The Everfull Flagon in southeastern Coldharbour.
- Survivor's Camp — Located east of The Reaver Citadel in northern Coldharbour.
- The Chasm Wayshrine — Located just south of The Chasm.
- Court of Contempt Wayshrine — Located east of the Court of Contempt.
- Endless Stair Wayshrine — Located south of The Endless Stair.
- Everfull Flagon Wayshrine — Located northwest of The Everfull Flagon.
- Great Shackle Wayshrine — Located just west of The Great Shackle.
- Haj Uxith Wayshrine — Located east of Haj Uxith.
- Hollow City Wayshrine — Located in the west of the Hollow City, near the exit to the Shrouded Plain.
- Library of Dusk Wayshrine — Located northwest of the Library of Dusk.
- Manor of Revelry Wayshrine — Located just outside of The Manor of Revelry.
- Moonless Walk Wayshrine — Located west-northwest of The Moonless Walk.
- The Orchard Wayshrine — Located south of The Orchard.
- Reaver Citadel Wayshrine — Located south of The Reaver Citadel.
- Shrouded Plains Wayshrine — Located north of the Tower of Lies in western Coldharbour.
- Castle of the Worm — Mannimarco's stronghold in Coldharbour.
- The Foundry of Woe — A prison stronghold in Coldharbour.
- Halls of Torment — A prison stronghold in Coldharbour.
- Heart's Grief — Molag Bal's palace and the most feared place in all Coldharbour.
- The Wailing Prison — A sub-location of Coldharbour, Molag Bal's realm of Oblivion.
This stronghold is visited during the Fighters Guild questline.
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Army of Meridia Story Quests
- The Hollow City: Set up a base of operations in the Hollow City.
- The Army of Meridia: Build an army to take on a Daedric Prince.
- Into the Woods: Search a dark forest for signs of the Fighters Guild.
- Light from the Darkness: Free the Last Ayleid King.
- Vanus Unleashed: Prevent the Daedra from using Galerion's essence to power the Planemeld.
- Breaking the Shackle: Destroy Molag Bal's Great Shackle.
- Crossing the Chasm: Secure the Chasm and gain access to Molag Bal's personal domain.
- The Harvest Heart: Eliminate or ally with the enslaved vampires of the Orchard.
- The Citadel Must Fall: Storm the Dremora defenses to reach the Endless Stair.
- The Final Assault: Launch an assault on the Endless Stair and destroy the Planar Vortex.
Shrouded Plain Side Quests
- The Library of Dusk: Break the illusory effects of the library's magicka matrix.
- The Lost Lute: Return a musical instrument to its owner.
- Through the Daedric Lens: Gain access to a dangerous Daedric library.
- Truth, Lies, and Prisoners: Jump into a deep pit and help rescue the prisoners there.
- Saving Stibbons: Rescue the hapless manservant from a beautiful Daedra.
- Wisdom of the Ages: Reconcile the scholars and warriors of an ancient Argonian settlement.
Black Garrison Side Quests
- A Bargain With Shadows: Join forces with Estre to win the Battle of the Cliffs.
- The Endless War: Participate in the Observer's game to win the mages' freedom.
- Hall of Judgment: Rescue Mages Guild members from Coldharbour's justice.
- Holes in the World: Guide Mezha-dro on his quest to seal tears in Oblivion.
- A Misplaced Pendant: Return a lost pendant to its owners.
- The Soul-Meld Mage: Help separate the souls of Gadris and Zur.
- Soul Survivors: Free village leaders from Coldharbour's clutches.
- Special Blend: Investigate the alluring mead at a Coldharbour tavern.
- A Thorn in Your Side: Join forces with Angof to win the Battle of the Cliffs.
- The Will of the Worm: Join forces with Thallik to win the Battle of the Cliffs.
Fist of Stone Side Quests
- The Anguish Gem: Destroy a powerful soul gem to disrupt Molag Bal's research.
- Between Blood and Bone: Recover the Crown of Bones and remove the curse of the Lost Fleet.
- A Graveyard of Ships: Investigate the lost fleet of the All-Flags Navy.
- News of Fallen Kin: Inform a Nord that his cousin has been killed.
- Old Bones: Assemble a body for the talking skull of a sailor.
- What the Heart Wants: Rescue the wayward manservant from another life-threatening situation.
- Mind of Madness: Escape a labyrinthine structure in Coldharbour.
Vaults of Madness Pledge: Explore the Vaults of Madness and return Undaunted.(disabled since Patch 2.6.4)
|East of the bastion of deceit.||Tower of Lies|
|Discarded from the mages' walls.||South of the Mages Hall outside of the city|
|Seek a shattered bridge suspended.||West of Moonless Walk Wayshrine, in the water|
|Unfit for court.||Hall of Judgement|
|Ejected from the Village.||Southwest of Village of the Lost, in the water|
|Among the vessel's burnt cousins.||Near Everfull Flagon Tavern, surrounded by Soul Shriven|
|In the Chasm's western watchtower.||In the Chasm, west of portal|
|Not invited into the plotting wives' home.||Manor of Revelry, behind the broken wall|
|Washed to strange shores with the fleet.||Go through the Coral Tower Tunnel to the other end. Exiting the tunnel turn right, skyshard is in the water on coral. hard to get too,|
|Among the bones of Aba-Loria.||Side room downstairs after coming out of the main room.|
|Enduring Forgefire's flames.||Haman Forgefire top room in lava|
|Seek the deepest depravity.||Grotto of Depravity, top left, in the water|
|Entombed in the Orchard.||Mal Sorra's Tomb, Large room left of the entrance|
|One of the hunters' many prides.||Cave of Trophies, bottom room on the left, full of Clannfear & Dremora|
|Where endless cries issue forth.||Wailing Maw, Big room, bottom right with Frost Atronach|
|Behind disaster-claimed Dunmer hall.||Village of the Lost, western side of the 'Ruins of Silver Run' island|
|Set Name||Bonuses||Armor Weight|
2 items: Adds 12-1096 Maximum Stamina
2 items: Adds 1-129 Spell Damage
|Meridia's Blessed Armor||
2 items: Adds 34-2975 Physical Resistance
|Set Name||Bonuses||Location(s)||Set Type|
|The Worm's Raiment||
2 items: Adds 1-129 Spell Damage
|Vaults of Madness||Light Armor|
2 items: Adds 9-833 Weapon Critical
|Vaults of Madness||Medium Armor|
2 items: Adds 14-1206 Maximum Health
|Vaults of Madness||Heavy Armor|
1 item: Adds 12-1096 Maximum Magicka
|Vaults of Madness||Monster Helm Sets|
|Set Name||Traits Needed||Bonuses||Crafting Site|
|Oblivion's Foe||8||Font of Schemes|
2 items: Adds 34-2975 Physical Resistance
- Before One Tamriel, each Alliance had its own instance of Coldharbour.
- You can gain early access to Coldharbour by teleporting to a guildmember who is in the zone, which enables the Hollow City Wayshrine.