Wild Horses

Skyrim: Creature of Legend

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Track down and tame the last living Unicorn.
Quest Giver: Automatically added after purchasing the Wild Horses Creation
Location(s): College of Winterhold, Lost Prospect Mine exterior
Reward: Unicorn mount
ID: ccBGSSSE034_UnicornQuest
Added by: Wild Horses
The Psijics have restored a single Unicorn to the world

Quick Walkthrough[edit]

  1. Go to the Arcanaeum and read Soran's Journal.
  2. Locate and tame the Unicorn just west of Lost Prospect Mine.

Detailed Walkthrough[edit]

First Named, Last Tamed[edit]

Upon installing the Wild Horses Creation, you will be directed to the Arcanaeum in the College of Winterhold to learn more about reports of a recent Unicorn sighting. Once there, you will find Soran's Journal sitting on Urag gro-Shub's desk. It details the research on Unicorns carried out by a wildlife scholar named Soran Hariksen, who sighted a Unicorn in the forests of the Rift. The creature is supposedly from the distant past and was brought forward in time by the Psijic Order after the last living Unicorn was sacrificed to Hircine during his quest in Oblivion.

Once you have read the journal, you will be directed to an area just west of the entrance to Lost Prospect Mine. The Unicorn can be found right next to the nearby pond. It is a wild horse and will run away from you if approached. It must be tamed, which is a mechanic added by the Creation. You must mount the Unicorn until it stops bucking in order to claim it as your own. You may be thrown off when it bucks, which will necessitate chasing it down again once you get back on your feet.


Once tamed, the Unicorn will become your mount. If you decide to switch to a different mount, it will make its way to the College of Winterhold courtyard and wait for you there.


  • Like other horses, the Unicorn can be named and saddled, which are two other mechanics added by this Creation. To do this, you must visit a stable with the Unicorn as your active mount.

Quest Stages[edit]

Creature of Legend (ccBGSSSE034_UnicornQuest)
Stage Finishes Quest Journal Entry
0 A wildlife scholar is rumored to have tracked down a legendary Unicorn. The last of these creatures was supposed to have been slain long ago. I should investigate and see what I can find.
Objective 0: Find information about the Unicorn
10 I found the journal of wildlife scholar Soran Hariksen at the College of Winterhold, which contained details on the whereabouts of the Unicorn. I should locate it to see if I can tame it, and take care of it as my own.
Objective 10: Find and tame the Unicorn
20 ☑Finishes quest A wildlife scholar was able to track down and verify the existence of a Unicorn. Using information that I found in his journal, I located the Unicorn, tamed it, and claimed it as my own. If I need to find it again, it will be at the College of Winterhold courtyard.