The Reticulated Spine is the northern region of Shadowfen. The city of Stormhold sits at its center, and the villages of Stillrise and Mud Tree are also found here to the southwest and south of the city. The Reticulated Spine Dolmen lies to the west and slightly south of Stormhold. Deshaan borders to the north. To the south are the Venomous Fens and Leafwater.
Caves, Ruins and Mines
- Bogmother — A ruin in northern Shadowfen, southeast of Stormhold.
- Mud Tree Village — A mining town in central Shadowfen, south of Stormhold.
- Ten-Maur-Wolk — A Daedric ruin in northeastern Shadowfen, northeast of the Hatching Pools.
- Cradle of Shadows — A group dungeon in Shadowfen.
- Ruins of Mazzatun — A group dungeon in Shadowfen.
- Sanguine's Demesne — A ruin in Shadowfen.
- Shrine of the Black Maw — An Ayleid ruin in northwestern Shadowfen, west-northwest of Stormhold containing vampires.
- Haynekhtnamet's Lair — A riverbank in Shadowfen.
- Nen Ria — An Ayleid ruin west of Mud Tree Village in Shadowfen.
Points of Interest
- Camp Silken Snare — Located north of the Hatching Pools in central Shadowfen.
- Hei-Halai — A campsite located west of Stormhold in northwestern Shadowfen.
- Telvanni Acquisition Camp — Located northwest of Stormhold in northwestern Shadowfen.
- The Vile Pavilion — Located northeast of Stillrise Village in northwestern Shadowfen.
- Xal Haj-Ei Shrine — A shrine in northern Shadowfen, east of Stormhold.
- Bogmother Wayshrine — Located east of Bogmother.
- Stillrise Wayshrine — Located east of Stillrise Village.
- Stormhold Wayshrine — Located in eastern Stormhold.
- Cold-Blood Cavern — A cave system and Daedric ruin located in northwestern Shadowfen.
- Mudshallow Cave — A small cave located at Camp Silken Snare.
- Silyanorn Ruins — A set of Ayleid ruins in Stormhold.
- The Bargain's End: Decide the fate of Stillrise Village.
- Bound to the Bog: Help out the expedition to Bogmother.
- Captive Souls: Free the souls of a merchant's slain guards.
- Foreign Vintage: Find the spies in Sanguine's celebration.
- A Last Reminder: Bring a last memento to a widow.
- Life of the Party: Help a trapped Argonian escape.
- Saving the Relics: Recover some ancient Argonian relics from Bogmother.
- Schism: Help Mud Tree Village reopen their mine.
- Shadowfen Smorgasbord: Help a drunken cook out of a bad bet.
- The Thin Ones: Save a Kothringi village from undead servitude.
- Unbridled Wealth: Recover a merchant's wares and her favorite guar.
- Unwelcome Guests: Convince a band of mercenaries to leave Stormhold.
- The Missing Prophecy: Rescue the Oracles of Azura from their Daedric prisons.
There is one Achievement associated with this region:
|Skin-Stealer Destroyer||5||Destroy the Dominion's ability to create Skin-Stealers.|