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ON-qico-Group Area.png Disrupt the vile lycanthropic experiments being conducted deep beneath Skyrim.
Zone: Blackreach: Greymoor Caverns
Objective: Dungeon: Stone Garden — Investigate Stone Garden
Quest Giver: Gwendis or through the Stories Tab in Collections
Location(s): Stone Garden
Reward: Unidentified Stone Garden Armaments
1 Skill Point
Very High Leveled Gold
XP Gain: Very High XP
ID: 6505
Group Group Size: 4
Disrupt the Gray Host's strange alchemical experiments
Gwendis is investigating the schemes of a mad alchemist named Arkasis and his secret laboratory known only as the Stone Garden. I agreed to help Gwendis discover what Arkasis is up to and stop him if necessary.


Quick Walkthrough[edit]

  1. Reach entrance to the Stone Garden laboratory.
  2. Defeat the giant werewolf guarding the entrance.
  3. Explore Stone Garden.
  4. Destroy the Stone Behemoth in the Testing Chamber.
  5. Search for Arkasis the Mad Alchemist.
  6. Lure Arkasis out and kill him.
  7. Talk to Gwendis.

Detailed Walkthrough[edit]

Quest Stages[edit]

Method and Madness
Finishes Quest Journal Entry
I entered a Blackreach cavern and found Gwendis scouting the area. I should speak to her.
Objective: Talk to Gwendis
Latest start Gwendis believes that Stone Garden lies just ahead, through a chasm in these Blackreach caverns. She asked me to take the lead and watch for ambushes.
Objective: Find the Stone Garden's Entrance
I found the entrance to the Stone Garden, but there is an enormous werewolf on guard. I need to kill Exarch Kraglen before I can enter.
Objective: Kill Exarch Kraglen
Gwendis unlocked the entrance to the Stone Garden while I dealt with Exarch Kraglen. Now that we have access, I should explore farther inside.
Objective: Explore the Stone Garden
I caught up to Arkasis in one of his testing chambers. There he unveiled one of his newest creations: the Stone Behemoth. I have no choice but to destroy it.
Objective: Kill the Stone Behemoth
Arkasis escaped the testing chamber after the destruction of the Stone Behemoth. Gwendis suggested I chase after him while she guards the rear and investigates his testing chamber.
Objective: Find Arkasis the Mad Alchemist
I found Arkasis in his main laboratory. He sealed himself in some huge device and doesn't intend to come out peacefully. I must end his insane experiments through force.
Objective: Kill Arkasis the Mad Alchemist
☑Finishes quest I killed Arkasis with Gwendis's help. I should talk to her about what comes next.
Objective: Talk to Gwendis
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