Redguard:Quest Walkthrough

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Quest Flow[edit]

The Flask of
The Hunding
Steam Pipes
the Soulgem
Hayle's Soul
the Palace


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Walkthrough topics
0. Quick Tips - A quick guide through all the quests. Contains general hints and tips only, no complete spoilers here. Useful if you are just a bit stuck and don't want the entire solution given to you.
1. Starting Out - A few general tips and things to do when you first start a game.
2. N'Gasta's Amulet - How to get to the Isle of N'Gasta and get the amulet you're supposed to deliver.
3. Catacomb Escape - Escape from the catacombs after delivering the amulet and confronting Lord Richton.
4. The Dwarven Mines - Gain entrance and see the wonders of this lost and ancient race.
5. The Dwarven Steam Pipes - What exactly is this place and how might one get it working again?
6. Saving Hayle's Soul - What's going on with the strange Yokudan family North of town, and what can you do to help? Includes how to fix and use the observatory.
7. The Restless League - How to contact this group of rebels. This includes finding Lakene's locket and using the lighthouse in Saintsport.
8. The Hunding Talisman - How to find this artifact and what exactly is its use?
9. Goblin Caves - Exploring the Goblin mines and finding whatever lies therein.
10. The Flask of Lillandril - Find this legendary flask to protect you from any sort of magic.
11. Confronting N'Gasta - Confront N'Gasta about the disappearance of your sister, eventually leading you to Clavicus Vile!
12.Retrieving the Soulgem - Find the soulgem of Prince A'tor which you unknowingly delivered to Lord Richton previously. This includes defeating his dragon!
13. Razing the Palace - Your last quest is to single-handedly storm the palace and kill Lord Richton.

Prologue Narration[edit]

"It is late in the Second Era, a time of war as the Empire of Tiber Septim sweeps through the kingdoms of Tamriel in a glorious bid for conquest. Septim is opposed on all sides, but never more fiercely than by Hammerfell the ancestral home of the Redguards. The High King of Hammerfell, Thassad II resists the Imperial invasions even as he sees other kingdoms crumble until, at last, without warning and surprisingly devoid of court treachery, death takes its full measure. With its High King dead, Hammerfell is crippled plunging into a bloody civil war between the Crowns, fighting for their homeland's continued sovereignty, and the Forebears, who have finally accepted the Emperor's rule. The Crowns, led by the heir to Thassad, Prince A'tor, are continually victorious, spilling the blood of the Forebears across Hammerfell's sands. From his seat of power in the port city of Stros M'kai, Prince A'tor slowly reunites his father’s unraveled kingdom. Feeling their impending defeat, the Forebears sign a pact with the Emperor, allowing him to bring his armies in, crush the Crowns, and rule Hammerfell as his own. Tiber Septim's armies prove too much for the proud Redguard Crowns."
"Tiber Septim sends his best commander, Lord Richton, to Stros M'kai to close the grip on prince A'tor and the Crowns. The Prince rallies his forces for one last stand. Knowing that Hammerfell's sovereignty is at stake, the Crown forces match the might of the Empire meeting them in the harbor of Stros M'kai for the final battle. The fighting is fierce. Lord Richton, having seen the prince's victories at sea before, decides to bring his last resource to the fore..."
"...The Dragon, Nafalilargus, proud jewel of the Imperial crown. A'tor commands his archers to ready their weapons..."
"...But is struck down himself by Richton’s assassin, felled by an arrow whose poison spreads too fast. A'tor's wizard attempts to save the prince but the dragon ends his magic, and the Crown's hope for victory, in a single fiery breath. Having conquered the Crowns, the Emperor’s forces claim rule over all of Hammerfell. Imperial garrisons are stationed at every city and Richton himself is named Provisional Governor of Stros M'kai. Months pass. The Redguards of Hammerfell, both Crown and Forebear, learn to live under the new Imperial rule and Tiber Septim extends his reach into the rest of Tamriel. It is only through fate that any of this will come to concern our hero, Cyrus, a Redguard who long ago left Hammerfell to wander the borderlands of the Empire."