Compelling Tribute Skyrim Quest Walkthrough

By Tony Monzon, 29 January, 2024
Two warriors rushing towards the battlefield

I set out on my quest to Markarth, determined to find the evidence I needed to blackmail Raerek.

I knew it wouldn’t be easy, but I was confident that I could succeed. You don’t need to bring a follower with you on this quest.

I made my way through the city, keeping my eyes peeled for anything suspicious. As I neared Understone Keep, a Frost Dragon suddenly attacked me!

I gulped a Potion of Resist Frost and drew my bow and arrows. The dragon was powerful, but I could defeat it eventually with my two-handed orcish sword.

After taking a few moments to catch my breath, I continued on my way. As I neared the keep, a group of cultists attacked me.

I fought them off, but they were a tough bunch. I was just about to be overwhelmed when a group of Stormcloaks arrived and helped me defeat them.

I thanked the Stormcloaks for their help and entered Understone Keep in Markarth. Made my way to Raerek’s room, which was guarded by a city guard.

So I waited until the guard left for his break, then used my picklocks to open the door. I searched Raerek’s room and found the Amulet of Talos inside his dresser. I took the amulet and left the room.

I went to see Raerek who was sitting next to the Markarth Jarl, and blackmailed him with the amulet. He offered me information about a merchandise delivery that was coming through Markarth.

He said that the delivery would contain weapons and gold. I thanked Raerek for his information and left.

I fast traveled to the Reach Stormcloak Camp and reported to Galmar Stone-Fist. He ordered me to join his men in ambushing the caravan. I fast traveled to Chillwind Depths and met up with Ralof, the leader of the Stormcloaks.

We attacked the caravan head on, while Ralof’s men shot arrows from afar. We easily defeated the Imperial soldiers and took the weapons and gold. I returned to Galmar Stone-Fist and reported that the mission was a success.

He thanked me for my help and said that I had earned the respect of the Stormcloaks. I was glad that I had completed the quest and help the Stormcloaks.

I knew my actions would make a difference in the war against the Empire. It was also fun as well.

The Battle for Fort Sungard Skyrim Quest

I fast traveled to Crabber’s Shanty, a small fishing village on the east coast of Skyrim. As I approached the village, I was attacked by a group of mudcrabs.

I quickly dispatched them with my sword and then harvested a torchbug thorax for its valuable alchemical ingredients.

I continued on my way, and soon I was attacked by a group of bandits. I fought them off and then harvested some tundra cotton, which I could use to make some new potions.

I finally reached Fort Sungard, which was occupied by Imperial soldiers. I joined up with a group of Stormcloaks who were also attacking the fort. We fired arrows at the archers in the towers, and then we charged towards the gate.

The Imperial soldiers fought bravely, but we were too much for them. We broke through the gate and entered the fort. We fought our way through the lower levels, and then we encountered a group of Imperial soldiers and mages.

Three enemies surrounded me, but I held them off with my shield and sword. Just when it seemed like I was about to be defeated, my fellow Stormcloaks came to my rescue.

We defeated the Imperial soldiers and mages, and then we captured the towers. We searched the fort and found several treasure chests filled with gold and weapons.

We had won a glorious victory, and Fort Sungard was now under stormcloak control. I fast traveled to Windhelm, the capital of Skyrim, and entered the Palace of the Kings.

I reported to Jarl Ulfric Stormcloak, the leader of the Stormcloak rebellion. He was very pleased with the results of the battle, and he rewarded me with a one-handed glass sword.

I could now buy a home property in Windhelm, and I was very proud of what I had accomplished.

The Battle for Fort Sungard was a significant victory for the Stormcloaks, and it was a major step towards our goal of independence from the Empire.

Ancestral Worship Skyrim Quest

I hired Marcurio the Mage from Riften and fast traveled to Hillgrund’s Tomb. As I approached the entrance, a Vampire Nightstalker attacked me.

I quickly dispatched it with my sword and shield, then harvested some Mountain Flowers that grew nearby. I entered the tomb and found Golldir by the campfire.

He told me that his aunt Agna was in trouble and that Vals Veran the necromancer, may have her prisoner. He offered to reward me if I helped him, and I agreed to take on the quest.

I followed Golldir through the tomb, and we were soon attacked by Frostspiders. We killed them easily enough, but then we were attacked by a group of Draugr.

These were more difficult to defeat, but we eventually emerged victorious. We came to a door that was blocked by a large stone. Golldir told me I needed to find the Bear sign and pull the lever next to it.

I found the sign and pulled the lever, and the door opened. We were attacked by a Hulking Draugr as soon as we entered the next room.

This Draugr was much stronger than the others we had fought, and it almost defeated me. However, Marcurio blasted it with shock spells, and I could finish it with my sword and shield.

We found three treasure chests in the next room. I used my picklocks to open them, and I found a Potion of Vigorous Magicka in one of them.

We soon came to a room where we met Vals Veran the necromancer. He told us he would destroy us, and then he summoned a group of undead Draugr to attack us.

We fought bravely, but we were outnumbered and outmatched. Just when it seemed like we were about to be defeated, Golldir joined the fight. Together, we could defeat the Draugr and Vals Veran.

Golldir was pleased that we had defeated Vals Veran, and he rewarded us with 1000 gold coins, Hillgrund’s Chest Key, and Hillgrund’s Tomb Crypt Key.

We also looted Vals Veran’s body, finding Ice Wraith Teeth and Moonsugar. Finally, we found and opened the main treasure chest, which contained 286 gold coins and a Glass Bow of Scorching.

With the quest complete, I returned to Riften to have a drink with Marcurio and talk about our adventure. He was impressed with my skills, and he agreed to continue adventuring with me.

Discovering Hag Rock Redoubt Ruin Quest

I brought Marcurio the Mage with me as we walked to Hag Rock Redoubt Ruin. Along the way, we harvested some Mountain Flowers. Suddenly, we were attacked by vampires! We fought them off and continued on our way.

The Forsworn Foragers immediately attacked us when we entered Hag Rock Redoubt Ruin. We fought our way through them and found ourselves in a large chamber.

There were Forsworn enemies everywhere! I got shot by an arrow, but Marcurio healed me. We found the Hag Rock Ruin Jail Key on a bookshelf. We also harvested some Imp Stool.

Suddenly, we were attacked by a Forsworn Briarheart! He shocked me with lightning spells, but I could defeat him with my Orcish Mace of Diminishing.

We found a player Alchemy lab in Hag Rock Redoubt Ruin. We mixed some potions and created a Potion of Resist Magic. I found a hidden treasure chest that contained 155 gold coins.

As we exited Hag Rock Redoubt Ruin, Forsworn enemies who were waiting for us outside attacked us. There was a Forsworn warrior with two swords, a Forsworn archer who attacked from the rear, and an angry Troll who started attacking everyone!

Marcurio needed help, so I stood by his side and fought. The angry troll punched Marcurio in the face, but I used my two-handed war hammer to smack the troll on his shoulders. We defeated the troll, but the Forsworn enemies surrounded us.

We defeated the Forsworn warrior, and Marcurio ran after the archer. I attacked a nearby Forsworn mage, and we were victorious! The quest was complete.

We returned to Whiterun and sold the treasure we found in Hag Rock Redoubt Ruin. We also used the Potion of Resist Magic to help us fight off any more Forsworn enemies we might encounter.

Kill Giant at Steamcrag Camp Quest

I asked Ghorbash the Iron Hand to come with me on the quest to kill the giant at Steamcrag Camp. We set out early in the morning, and it was a long and arduous journey.

The terrain was rough, and the weather was cold, but we eventually made it to the camp.

We saw the giant from afar, and he was even bigger than I had imagined. He was easily twice my height, and he had a club that was as big as me. I knew that this was going to be a tough fight.

I equipped my bow and shot the giant three times, but it didn’t even seem to faze him. He just roared and charged at me. I switched to my two-handed war axe, but he was too quick for me. He hit me in my rib cage, and I fell to one knee.

Ghorbash attacked from the rear, but the giant was too strong. He knocked Ghorbash to the ground with his club. I knew we were in trouble.

I drank a Potion of Healing and Stamina, and I shook it off. I continued the attack, swinging my axe from side to side. My axe landed a critical hit, and the giant fell to the ground.

We had defeated the giant, but they cut our celebration short when two more enemies attacked us. A Frost Dragon and a Mammoth.

I shot the Mammoth from far, but it was too tough. I started attacking the dragon first, but his frost attack froze me. I couldn’t see.

Ghorbash was fighting the Mammoth, and the angry Mammoth stomped on Ghorbash. Ghorbash fell to his knees. I was in trouble. I had to fight both enemies.

I used my two-handed war axe to kill the dragon, but the Mammoth attacked viciously. He hit me in the back and stunned me.

Ghorbash recovered and went after the Mammoth. We both bashed the Mammoth with our weapons until the Mammoth fell on his back.

We were exhausted. I found a treasure chest, and inside were 45 gold coins and a Mammoth Snout. We fast traveled to Windhelm and talked to Jorleif about our reward. He gave us 100 gold coins, and the quest was complete.

It had been a long and difficult journey, but we had finally defeated the giant at Steamcrag Camp. I was exhausted, but I was also proud of what we had accomplished.

My Quest to Pinemoon Cave in Skyrim

I asked Ghorbash the Iron Hand for help on my quest to Pinemoon Cave. We fast traveled to Mor Khazgur and then walked to the cave. On the way, Forsworn Pillagers attacked us.

An archer shot me in the back, but we defeated the enemies. I harvested some Mountain Flowers along the way.

A Blood Dragon then attacked us. It attacked with frost breath, but it eventually flew away. We continued on our quest and were attacked by two Sabre Cats.

One of them bit Ghorbash’s shoe off, but we defeated them both. We found a treasure chest and unlocked it with picklocks. Inside, we found 15 gold coins and a Scroll of Call to Arms. We also harvested some White Cap.

We entered Pinemoon Cave and harvested some Fly Amanita. Wolves then attacked us. The cave was creepy and dusty, and we were soon attacked by starving vampires.

One of them was a Blooded Vampire. I used my Orcish Mace of Diminishing to attack it, but it drained my energy. I fell to one knee, but I drank a Potion of Healing and could defeat the vampire.

My Quest to Volskygge in Skyrim

I left Pinemoon Cave and headed to Volskygge. We walked to the entrance and entered the dungeon. A mighty Draugr Wight was resting in a coffin, then attacked us.

I attacked it with a two-handed battle axe, while Ghorbash blocked its attacks. The Draugr knocked off my helmet, but we eventually defeated it.

Bandits then attacked us. One of them stabbed me with his dagger, but Ghorbash finished him with his sword. A bandit archer shot Ghorbash in the arm, so I ran after him and defeated him. I found a Coin Purse with 13 gold coins.

Bandit Thugs then attacked us. One of them was a tough Bandit Plunderer who wanted to smash my head. I drank a Draught of the Berserker and we exchanged hard blows.

He cornered me and punished me, but I landed critical hits and defeated him. We found a treasure chest and found an Elven Warhammer inside. The quest was complete.

I was exhausted after our long and dangerous journey, but I was also proud of what we had accomplished. We had defeated many enemies and found some valuable treasures.

I was grateful to Ghorbash for his help, and I knew we would make a great team on future adventures.

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