Online:Zone Guide/Coldharbour

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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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Zone Story Quests[edit]

Zone Story Quests are the main story arc for the zone. Completing these quests can award you with skill points, experience, gold, and gear.


Wayshrines allow free, instantaneous travel between wayshrines that have been discovered and unlocked. You can also travel directly to any unlocked wayshrine from anywhere in the world for a small amount of gold.

Cave Delver[edit]

Delves are solo-able dungeons found throughout the world. Delves will always contain a single skyshard and a boss who drops item set gear.

Points of Interest[edit]

Points of Interest are self-contained stories that explore the lore, characters, and locations within a zone. These can award you with experience, gold, and gear.


Striking Locales are places of interest within the world. Discovering all of the Striking Locales in a zone will award that zone's Pathfinder achievement.

Set Stations[edit]

Set Stations are locations in the world where you can craft items with specific item set bonuses.

Public Dungeons[edit]

Public Dungeons are open world dungeons found throughout Tamriel and beyond. These are designed for four player groups. Completing different parts of Public Dungeons can award you with a skill point, experience, gold, and gear.

World Bosses[edit]

World Bosses are difficult enemies meant to be tackled by a group of adventurers. Defeating a world boss can award you higher tier gear.

Skyshard Hunter[edit]

Skyshards are scattered throughout the world and can be identified by the bright beam of white light they emanate. Discovering three Skyshards will grant you a skill point, which can be used to unlock or morph new abilities.

Clue Location
East of the bastion of deceit. Tower of Lies (map)
Discarded from the mages' walls. South of the Mages Hall outside of the city (map)
Seek a shattered bridge suspended. West of Moonless Walk Wayshrine, in the water (map)
Unfit for court. Hall of Judgement (map)
Ejected from the Village. Southwest of Village of the Lost, in the water (map)
Among the vessel's burnt cousins. Near Everfull Flagon Tavern, surrounded by Soul Shriven (map)
In the Chasm's western watchtower. In the Chasm, west of portal (map)
Not invited into the plotting wives' home. Manor of Revelry, behind the broken wall (map)
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, (map)
Among the bones of Aba-Loria. Side room downstairs after coming out of the main room. (map)
Enduring Forgefire's flames. Haman Forgefire top room in lava (map)
Seek the deepest depravity. Grotto of Depravity, top left, in the water (map)
Entombed in the Orchard. Mal Sorra's Tomb, Large room left of the entrance (map)
One of the hunters' many prides. Cave of Trophies, bottom room on the left, full of Clannfear & Dremora (map)
Where endless cries issue forth. Wailing Maw, Big room, bottom right with Frost Atronach (map)
Behind disaster-claimed Dunmer hall. Village of the Lost, western side of the 'Ruins of Silver Run' island (map)

Shalidor's Library Books[edit]

Shalidor's Library Books are scattered throughout the world. These books are identified by their distinctive purple glow. Discovering these books will improve your Mages Guild rank and advance the associated skill line.

Coldharbour Lore[edit]