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    Daedra Shrine Quest Guide by AWing Pilot

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                          GAME OF THE YEAR EDITION
    
    
    Daedra Shrine Quest Guide.
    Christopher Long aka LtCmdData April, 2005
    
    ***Updated July 24th 2005***
    
    
    1. Overview
    2. Shrine walkthroughs
    2a. Shrine of Sheogorath
    2b. Shrine of Malacath
    2c. Shrine of Clavicus Vile
    2d. Shrine of Azura
    2e. Shrine of Mehrunes Dagon
    2f.Shrine of Mephala
    2g.Shrine of Molag Bal
    2h. Shrine of Boethiah
    3. Legal Stuff, Contact and Thanks
    
    
    1. Overview
    
    
    Hopefully this guide will help you find and complete the sometimes hard to
    stumble upon Daedra Shrine Quest. I will also show you the rewards for
    completing them along with some other general information. All of these quests
    give real good rewards useful to low level characters. With a little luck it is
    possible to secure these items before making a dent in the other quests with
    your new character.
    
    
    2a. Shrine of Sheogorath
    
    Location: Ihinipalit Shrine, Vivec St. Delyn canton underworks.
    
    
    Probably the most fun of all the Daedra shrine quests; this mission has you
    attacking a large Netch with a forkÖ.. yes I said fork.
    
    Travel to the shrine and activate it to learn from that the Daedra Sheogorath
    would like you to recover a old relic of his from a crazy loon and destroy a
    giant bull netch with it. The relic is the Fork of  Horripilation located on a
    small island northwest of the largest island directily north of Ald RedayniaÖ
    whew.  On this island is Big Heads Shack.
    
    While Sheogorath warns you that this loon is ďmadĒ and ďdangerousĒ giving you
    the suggestion that you might have to kill him this isnít the case at all.
    Simply ask about the fork and he hands it over to youÖ.sort of. Itís actually
    on the table to his right. Hey, Sheogorath did warn you he was crazy.
    
    
    Nearby the shack youíll find the giant netch. He was to the northeast for me
    but it might be random, donít worry you canít miss it. Now there are two ways
    of destroying this netch. First, you can attack him straight out with the fork
    to complete the quest or you can weaken him with your normal weapon and just
    land the finishing blow with the fork. If you are a higher level character I
    suggest going with the fork as it is very easy to accidentally kill the netch
    while using your weapons.
    
    After killing your enemy return to the Shrine at Vivec and speak to Sheogorath
    again to receive your reward; the Spear of Bitter Mercy. A ok spear if you use
    those weapons otherwise I suggest selling it. You can bring in 130k easily.
    
    Spear of Bitter Mercy
    Type: Spear, Two Handed
    Chop 1-15
    Slash 1-15
    Thrust 15-60
    Reflect 20~30 points for 20 seconds on self
    Summon Storm Atronach for 30 seconds
    
    
    2b. Shrine of Malacath
    
    Location: Assurdirapal, largest island west of Dragon Fel
    
    In this shrine youíll encounter the ancient Malacath who tells you a tale of a
    elven hero that went by the name Bearclaw. Turns out this sneaky little elf was
    a liar and coward who stole the thunder of a once orc friend of his. In true
    diety fashion Malacath wants you to steal this honor back by destroying the
    last of Bearclaws bloodline. Old Testament for sure! Malacath suggest starting
    your search around the area of Vivec but thatís a waste of time. Weíre heading
    to Gnaar Mok
    
    Ask around town and youíll eventually be pointed in the right direction; south
    of town. Youíll run into Bearclaws relative, Farvyn Oreyn, south of town with
    two bodyguards. Farvyn is a pushover but his bodyguards can be tough for a low
    level character but you should be fine.
    
    Once you finish these cowards off head back to Assurdirapal and talk to
    Malacath to receive your reward; the Helm of Oreyn Bearclaw himself.  This is a
    good reward especially for low level characters so if you can stand up the
    guards then do this quest as soon as possible but it can also pull in a nice
    125k so decide how you want to use it.
    
    Helm of Oreyn Bearclaw
    Type: Helmet, Heavy Armor
    Weight: 10.0
    Armor rating: 260
    Fortify Agility for 40 points on self
    Fortify Endurance for 40 points on self
    
    
    2c. Shrine of Clavicus Vile
    
    Location: Sarkvilds Tower, due east of Dragon Fel
    
    NOTE: This is actually the last mission for the Imperial Legion so itís best to
    hold off on this one until you go the Legion quests.
    
    Easy quest here. Head into the tower and fight some Dwarven Mace wielding
    enemies then head to the main room of the tower and finally up a ladder to a
    small upper level where youíll encounter a mage. You can either kill him or
    calm him and steal the artifact form his pocket bypassing a tough fight. For
    you troubles youíll receive the Masque of Clavicus Vile. Features a nice boost
    to personality but at the lack of some armor on your head. You can get a cool
    15k if you decide to sell it.
    
    Masque of Clavicus Vile
    Type: Helmet, heavy armor
    Weight: 15.0
    Armor rating: 266
    Constant Effect: +30 personality.
    
    
    2d.Shrine of Azura
    
    Location: Giant statue on southeast most corner of Vardenfall, almost due west
    of Molag Mar.
    
    Head inside the shrine underneath the large statue and talk to the statue of
    Azura, youíll learn that someone is messing with her apprentice in the
    Sheogorath region. Wonder who it might be? Hmm! Azura will tell you her
    apprentice is on a island due north of Dragon Fel but she lies; itís actually
    just west of it. Search around the islands to the west and youíll run into the
    ruins marked by the Daedra that Sheogorath sent lead by the Golden Saint Staada.
    
    You only have to kill Staada but kill all of them for the experience
    remembering to search Staadas body for a ring that proves Sheogorath has been a
    bad deity. Donít bother talking to Azuraís apprentice but rather head on back
    to Azura to receive your prize; the Azuraís Star which is a reuseable sould
    gem. Neat.
    
    
    2e.Shrine of Mehrunes Dagon
    
    Location: Yasammidan, North of Gnisis
    
    Talk to the statue of Dagon and learn pretty quick that he is one of the bad
    guys. To probe your worth to him he wants you to go get Mehrune's Razor which
    is a rusty old dagger you can find on a body in Alas Ancestral Tomb.
    
    To get to the tomb travel to Molag Mar and travel directly north, you canít
    miss it. If you hit the Ashlander camp to the north youíve gone too far.
    Nothing of importance inside the Tomb except the dagger on the body which you
    return to Dagon and he changes it into the Mehrunes Razor which is worth a
    small 5k. Nice weapon for small bladed users.
    
    Mehrunes Razor
    Type: Short, one handed
    Chop:12-15
    Slash:12-15
    Thrust:12-17
    Weight:6.0
    Disintegrate Armor 6to25 points
    Weakness to Poison 5% for 20 seconds
    Poison 6to20 points
    
    
    2f.Shrine of Mephala
    
    Location: inside Morag Tong headquarters, Storage area Arena Canton Vivec
    
    NOTE: Must be part of Morong Tong for this quests.
    
    Speak to Dral inside about secret matters and youíll learn that Mephala has an
    assignment for you. He wants you to kill Balyn Omarel who is a assassin working
    freelance. He is trouble and must be stopped. Choice of death has been selected
    as poisoning, Dral will supply you with the ample amount of poison to put in
    his food.
    
    Head to Balmora and sneak into the first house from the north in the middle row
    using the door on the roof. Once inside speak to the cauldron and the poison
    will do itís thing. Be careful when entering and leaving the house. Omarel
    himself is patrolling out front and if he sees you itís game over.
    
    Return to Dral in Arena Canton and receive your reward, the Ring of Khajiit.
    Nice ring for thief characters but I sold mine for a nice 18k. For an added
    bonus you can head back to Balmora and loot Omarelís house.
    
    Ring of Khajitt
    Weight: 0.2
    Invisibility for 30 seconds on self
    Fortify Speed 0to20 points for 30 seconds on self
    
    
    2g.Shrine of Molag Bal
    
    Location: Yansirramus, island west of Tel Aruhn.
    
    First of if you are a new character then refrain from exploring around the
    shine, just stick to the room with the evil Bal in it. Speak to Bal to find out
    that a Daedra has been getting lazy on them and embarrassing the rest it seems.
    Bal wants you to travel to Kora-Dur which is due east of the castle at Kogoruhn
    and kill Menta Na, the lazy bastard. He gives you a key and sends you on your
    way.
    
    Locate this cave and head on in with the help of your trusty key. Menta is in
    the middle back room and is a tough battle but you can handle it. Kill Menta
    and then head back to Bal to receive your reward, The Mace of Molag Bal. Letís
    face it. Maces are worthless so just sell this one, it brings in 25k to the
    right person *cough mudcrab cough*
    
    Mace of Molag Bal
    Type:Blunt, One Hand
    Chop: 3-30
    Slash: 3-35
    Thrust: 1-3
    Weight: 45.1
    Absorb Strength 1to15 points for 30 seconds
    Absorb Magicka 1to20 points for 30 seconds
    
    
    2h.Shrine of Boethiah
    
    Location: Underwater, just northwest of Hla Oad.
    
    Finally we get to my favorite quest and the longest one to boot. Travel by boot
    or foot to Hla Oad and head out of town north until you run into some ruins,
    just a tad northwest of these under the water is a destroyed Daedra ruin with a
    statue in that is in shambles in the courtyard. Swim below and talk to the head
    of the statue to start the quest.
    
    Youíll learn that Boethiah is pissed that his shrine has gone to the dogs and
    wants you to do something about it. You help him and he will give you a prized
    weapon, the Goldbrand. As you part he gives you a riddle that mentions someone
    who is underappreciated in Caldera. So he wants you to be a foreman huh? Sounds
    easy enough.
    
    Head on over to Caldera. You can ask around for a sculpture or you can cut to
    the chase and go into the Ghorak manor and head upstairs. Talk to the orc at
    the very top and he will agree to build your statue for a small price of 2000
    gold but first he needs a plan that shows how the statue looked before it was
    knocked down. Hmm? Well the best place to find rare plans would probably be at
    a rare bookstore. Vivec is your place. Head over to Jobasha's rare books in the
    Foreign quarter of Vivec. Ask the Khajiit about the plans and he will tell you
    he has a certain book but you have to buy it from him. Damn greedy cat but oh
    well, pay for the book and head on back to our Leonardo DiOrc in Caldera.
    
    Give him the plans and the gold and he tells he will get to work right away and
    it will take a few weeks to complete. Head outside and rest or sleep for 14
    full days then head back to Hla Oad. The new statue is directly north of the
    ruins we used as a mark in the first step. You canít miss the giant statue of a
    warrior directly north of Hla Oad. Talk to the statue to get thanks and the
    legendary blade Goldbrand.
    
    Keep this weapon as itís not only a good weapon for a new character but is also
    a prominent piece in a future quest but if you are greedy you can get 150k out
    of it. Hey, it is called the GOLDbrand.
    
    Goldbrand
    Type:Long Blade,One Hand
    Chop:10-50
    Slash:10-45
    Thrust:10-25
    Weight: 40
    Fire Damage 10to30 points.
    
    
    2. Thanks, Legal Crap and Contact
    
    Yea, thanks for reading my guide and I hope it helps. I wrote it as I went
    through the quests myself so updates may be needed in the future.
    If you see this guide anywhere but www.gamefaqs.com drop me a line and let me
    know. Thanks to www.gamefaqs.com for hosting this.
    
    Also I would like to thank DragonisDrakon for pointing out a small error. 
    Thanks, bro.
    
    This guide is Copyright 2005 Christopher Long. This guide may be not be 
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    Thanks for reading...
    
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