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The Vaults of Madness are the masterpiece of the infamous Mad Architect, who is said to be one of the few entities ever to serve multiple Daedric Princes and profit from it. How he is paid for his "services" is a matter of wild and horrible conjecture.
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Group Dungeon:
Vaults of Madness
(view on map)
Coldharbour (Neutral)
Discovery Leveled XP
Completion Objective
Leveled XP
Zone
Fist of StoneColdharbour
Location
Coldharbour
Instanced Dungeon Group Instance
Group Size 4
Bosses 4
Mini-Bosses 4
Vaults of Madness

The Vaults of Madness is a group dungeon found in Coldharbour. Gasteau Chamrond needs you to help him and his friends escape from the Vaults by destroying the Mad Architect. You can learn about its location from Tubidan the Alarmist in The Hollow City.

Related Quests[edit]

Vaults of Madness[edit]

Enemies[edit]

Minibosses[edit]

Bosses[edit]

Sets[edit]

Set Name Bonuses Location(s) Set Type
The Worm's Raiment

2 items: Adds 1-129 Spell Damage
3 items: Adds 12-1096 Maximum Magicka
4 items: Adds 1-129 Magicka Recovery
5 items: Reduces the cost of your Magicka abilities by 4% for you and up to 11 other group members within 28 meters of you.

Vaults of Madness Light Armor
Oblivion's Edge

2 items: Adds 9-833 Weapon Critical
3 items: Adds 1-129 Weapon Damage
4 items: Adds 1-129 Stamina Recovery
5 items: Adds 1-129 Weapon Damage
5 items: When you kill an enemy, you fill an empty Soul Gem and heal for 20-1720 Health.

Vaults of Madness Medium Armor
Rattlecage

2 items: Adds 14-1206 Maximum Health
3 items: Adds 1-129 Spell Damage
4 items: Adds 1-129 Spell Damage
5 items: Adds 1-100 Spell Damage
5 items: Gain Major Sorcery at all times, increasing your Spell Damage by 20%.

Vaults of Madness Heavy Armor
Grothdarr

1 item: Adds 12-1096 Maximum Magicka
2 items: When you deal damage, you have a 10% chance create [sic] lava pools that swirl around you, dealing 20-1800 Flame damage to all enemies within 8 meters of you every 1 second for 5 seconds. This effect can occur once every 10 seconds.

Vaults of Madness Monster Helm Sets

Achievements[edit]

There are several Achievements associated with this dungeon:

Achievement Points Description
ON-icon-achievement-Group Dungeon.png Vaults of Madness Vanquisher 10 Defeat Ulguna Soul-Reaver, Grothdarr, Iskra the Omen, and the Mad Architect in the Vaults of Madness.
ON-icon-achievement-Rank.png Vaults of Madness Conqueror 15 Complete Veteran Vaults of Madness by defeating the Cursed One, Ulguna Soul-Reaver, Death's Head, Grothdarr, Achaeraizur, the Ancient One, Iskra the Omen, and the Mad Architect.
ON-icon-achievement-Veteran Undaunted.png New Mayor of Crazy Town 50 Defeat the Mad Architect in Veteran Vaults of Madness, after invoking the Scroll of Glorious Battle.
ON-icon-achievement-Veteran Dungeon.png Veteran Dremora Slayer 10 Defeat 150 Dremora in Veteran Vaults of Madness.
ON-icon-achievement-Veteran Dungeon.png Veteran Feral Shriven Slayer 10 Defeat 750 Feral Shriven in Veteran Vaults of Madness.
ON-icon-achievement-UD Skill Master.png Vaults of Madness Survivor 50 Defeat the Cursed One, Ulguna Soul-Reaver, Death's Head, Grothdarr, Achaeraizur, the Ancient One, Iskra the Omen, and the Mad Architect in Veteran Vaults of Madness, without suffering a group member death.
ON-icon-achievement-Veteran Speed.png Vaults of Madness Assassin 50 Defeat the Cursed One, Ulguna Soul-Reaver, Death's Head, Grothdarr, Achaeraizur, the Ancient One, Iskra the Omen, and the Mad Architect in Veteran Vaults of Madness within twenty minutes of starting the dungeon. Timer starts when players engage the first group of tormentors.

Notes[edit]

  • Before dungeon scaling was introduced in Update 5, Vaults of Madness was designed for levels 47–50.

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