The Elder Scrolls IV:  Oblivion                   
A List Of Skill Books                              
Written by: BlackMist27
This file is Copyright (c)2006 BlackMist27. All rights reserved.



Introduction


This is a list of the all the Skill Books in the game.  It also has
what skill that they add to and their location.


By Location:

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City: Anvil

2920; Morningstar
Bonus: Raises your blade skill
Locations: in the castle's private quarters.

2920; Frostfall
Bonus: Raises your conjuration skill
Locations: Inside the great chapel of Dibella there.

Death blow of Abernanit
Bonus: Raises your block skill
Locations: In the dining room of the Anvil fighters guild.

The Doors of Oblivion
Bonus: Raises your Conjuration skill
Locations: In the mages guild.

Fighters Guild History
Bonus: Raises your heavy armor skill
Locations: In fighters guild, and [Chorral, Mystic Archives]

King
Bonus: Raises your blunt weapon skill
Locations: Inside the castle's royal quarters.

The Locked room
Bonus: Raises your security skill
Locations: In a cave below the castle of Anvil

The Red kitchen reader
Bonus: Raises your athletics skill
Locations: Inside the castle in the private quarters there.

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City: Bravil

2920; Last Seed
Bonus: Raises your sneak skill
Locations: In the house of City-Swimme

Battle of Sancre Tor
Bonus: Raises your Blade skill
Locations: In the main hall on display and  [random loot]

Father of the Niben
Bonus: Raises your marksman skill
Locations: In the castle of Bravil.

The Horrors of castle Xyr
Bonus: Raises your destruction skill
Locations: In the mages guild.

The Importance of Where
Bonus: Raises your blunt skill
Locations: In the dungeon of the castle.

Light Armor repair
Bonus: Raises your armorer skill
Locations: Inside the castle barracks.

Song of Hrormir
Bonus: Raises your blade skill
Locations: In the castle's private quarters in Drels Theran's room

Thief
Bonus: Raises your acrobatics skill
Locations: In S'krivva's house.

The Wolf Queen I
Bonus: Raises your security skill
Locations: Inside Dro'Shanji's house

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City: Bruma

Ahziir Traajajazeri
Bonus: Raises your hand to hand skill
Locations: Below J'Ghasta's house in Bruma and [Cheydinhal]

Immortal blood
Bonus: Raises your hand to hand skill
Locations: J'Gasta's house and [Imperial City, Bandit Camp]

2920; Heartfire
Bonus: Raises your conjuration skill
Locations: Inside the Chapel of Talos

A dance in fire 5
Bonus: Raises your marksman skill
Locations: In Regners house.

Calcinator Treatise
Bonus: Raises your Alchemy skill
Locations: One fixed place to get it, is by doing the quest "two sides of a
coin" a quest
situated in Bruma. Speak to Arnoria Auria there to start it, and [ Random
loot]

How Orsinium passed to the Orcs
Bonus: Raises your heavy armor skill
Locations: In the castle, in the lords manor.

The Wolf Queen III
Bonus: Raises your illusion skill
Locations: In the cellar of the mages guild there.



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City: Cheydinhal

2920; Rain's Hand
Bonus: Raises your restoration skill
Locations: On a shelf in the Chapel of Mara

A dance in Fire 1
Bonus: Raises your acrobatics skill
Locations: Inside Ganredhel's house

A dance in Fire 4
Bonus: Raises your acrobatics skill
Locations: Inside Ganredhel's house, same place as Fire 1.

Advances in Lockpicking
Bonus: Raises your security skill
Locations: March-Na's bookstore and [Fingerbowl cave]

Ahziir Traajajazeri
Bonus: Raises your hand to hand skill
Locations: In the Dark Brotherhood sanctuary and [Bruma]

The Armorers Challenge
Bonus: Raises your Armorer skill
Locations: In the fighters guild and [Imperial city]

The Black Arrow II
Bonus: Raises your marksman skill
Locations: Dark brotherhood sanctuary and [boss level vampire and
bandit loot]

The Firsthold Revolt
Bonus: Raises your mysticism skill
Locations: Mages guild, downstairs.

The Gold Ribbon of Merit
Bonus: Raises your marksman skill
Locations: Dark brotherhood sanctuary.

Incident in Necrom
Bonus: Raises your illusion skill
Locations: In the Willow bank

The Rear Guard
Bonus: Raises your light armor skill
Locations: Dark Brotherhood Sanctuary.

The Wolf Queen VI
Bonus: Raises your speechcraft skill
Locations: In the castle, in the lords quarters

The Wolf Queen VII
Bonus: Raises your sneak skill
Locations: Dark Brotherhood sanctuary.

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City: Chorral

Fighters Guild History
Bonus: Raises your heavy armor skill
Locations: In fighters guild, and [Mystic Archives]

2920; Midyear
Bonus: Raises your heavy armor skill.
Locations: In the store Fire and Steel

A dance in Fire 6
Bonus: Raises your mercantile skill
Locations: In the house of Casta Scribonia

Hallgerds Tale
Bonus: Raises your heavy armor
Locations: In the fighters guild

The Legendary Sancre Tor
Bonus: Raises your blunt weapon skill.
Locations: In the house of Vilena Donton.

Notes on racial philogeny
Bonus: Raises your restoration skill
Locations: In the great chape.

Vernaccus and Bourier
Bonus: Raises your marksman skill
Locations: In Renoits bookstore

Words and Philosophy
Bonus: Raises your Blade skill
Locations: In Modryn Oreyn's house.

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City: Imperial city

The Argonian account 3
Bonus: Raises your illusion skill
Locations: Arcane university, in the mystic archives.

Song of the Alchemists
Bonus: Raises your alchemy skill
Locations: Arcane university, Lustrarium

Before the age of Man
Bonus: Raises your mysticism skill
Locations: Arcane University, In the Chironasium 

Liminal bridges
Bonus: Raises your conjuration skill
Locations: Arcane University, mystic archives

Mannimarco; King of Worms
Bonus: Raises your alchemy skill
Locations: Arcane university, mystic archives

Response to Bero's speech
Bonus: Raises your destruction skill
Locations: Arcane University, mystic archives

The Ransom of Zarek
Bonus: Raises your athletics skill
Locations: Arena district, found lying against the outer wall of the Arena
bloodworks

A dance in Fire 2
Bonus: Raises your block skill
Locations: Elven Gardens district. It lies
within the guardhouse in the northeastern part of it.

The Buying game
Bonus: Raises your mercantile skill
Locations: Elven Gardens district, Fathis Ules's house.

The Dragon Break
Bonus: Raises your Alteration skill
Locations: Elven gardens district, Dovyn Aren's house

The Armorers Challenge
Bonus: Raises your Armorer skill
Locations: Market district, First Edition bookstore and [Cheydinhal]

The Wolf Queen IV
Bonus: Raises your mercantile skill
Locations: Market district, Imperial commerce office

The Refugees
Bonus: Raises your light armor skill
Locations: Market district, First Edition bookstore.

Cherim's Heart of Anequina
Bonus: Raises your armorer skill
Locations: Market district, First Edition bookstore.

2920; Sun's height
Bonus: Raises your mercantile skill
Locations: Market district, inside the offices of the horse courier.

The Black arts on trial
Bonus: Raises your mysticism skill
Locations: Market district in the mystic Emporium.

Last Scabbard of Akrash
Bonus: Raises your armorer skill
Locations: Market district, The Fighting Chance store

Immortal blood
Bonus: Raises your hand to hand skill
Locations: Temple district, inside the house of Seridur, in his cellar.
and [Bruma, Bandit Camp]

The Wolf Queen V
Bonus: Raises your speechcraft skill
Locations: Temple district. Inside Hastrel Ottus's house.

Chimarvamidium
Bonus: Raises your heavy armor skill
Locations: Imperial legion barracks.

2920; Second Seed
Bonus: Raises your speechcraft skill
Locations: inside the Imperial palace in councilor Ocato's chambers.

Biography of The Wolf Queen
Bonus: Raises your speechcraft skill
Locations: Waterfront. Is found in the house of Armand Christophe

Proper lock design
Bonus: Raises your security skill
Locations: Waterfront district. Inside the house of Dareloth.


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City: Leyawiin

Ice and Chitin
Bonus: Raises your light armor skill
Locations: In Ahdarji's house.

The Mirror
Bonus: Raises your block skill
Locations: In the city barracks on the ground floor.

Reality and other Falsehoods
Bonus: Raises your Alteration skill
Locations: In the Southern Books bookstore.

Sithis
Bonus: Raises your Alteration skill
Locations: In the great chapel.

Warrior
Bonus: Raises your block skill
Locations: In the castle's royal bedroom



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City: Skingrad

2920; Sun's Dawn
Bonus: Raises your mysticism skill
Locations: Can be found lying on a shelf in the Chapel of Julianos

The Exodus
Bonus: Raises your restoration skill
Locations: In the great chapel of Julianos.

A dance in Fire 3
Bonus: Raises your athletics skill
Locations: Can be found southwest of city, in the house of Uura the
shepherd.

The Black Arrow I
Bonus: Raises your acrobatics skill
Locations: Brindle home, north of city, in the home of Torbal the
sufficient

Daughter of the Niben
Bonus: Raises your Alteration skill
Locations: In the mages guild, in the living quarters.

De Rerum Dirennis
Bonus: Raises your alchemy skill
Locations: In the store called "all things alchemy" and [Cloud Ruler
temple, Tower above Fort Caractus]

Lord Jornibret's last chance
Bonus: Raises your light armor skill
Locations: Bleak flats cave, can be found north-northeast of city.

The Wolf Queen II
Bonus: Raises your hand to hand skill
Locations: Inside the lords manor in the castle.

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MISC Locations

Bandit Camp
Immortal blood
Bonus: Raises your hand to hand skill
Locations: Just outside the Ayleid ruin Vilverin

Cloud Ruler Temple
Book: De Rerum Dirennis
Bonus: Raises your alchemy skill
Locations: in the great hall

Cloud Ruler Temple
Book: Beggar
Bonus: Raises your athletics skill
Locations: In the great hall.

Cloud Ruler Temple
Book: Legend of Krately house
Bonus: Raises your sneak skill
Locations: In the library.

Book: The Warp in the West
Bonus: Raises your block skill
Locations: Can be found as random loot and one copy lies in the great
hall of the
Cloud Rules temple.

Tower above Fort Caractus
Book :De Rerum Dirennis
Bonus: Raises your alchemy skill
Locations: north side of lake rumare

Fingerbowl Cave
Book: Advances in Lockpicking
Bonus: Raises your security skill
Location: Top level, just northeast of Aleswell, north of the Imperial city

[*** Random Loot ***]
Book: Battle of Sancre Tor
Bonus: Raises your Blade skill
Locations: and [Castle Bravil]

Book: Calcinator Treatise
Bonus: Raises your Alchemy skill
Locations: and [Bruma]

Book: The Argonian Account 1
Bonus: Raises your athletics skill

Purloined Shadows
Bonus: Raises your sneak skill.

Book: Mace Etiquette
Bonus: Raises your blunt skill

[*** Vampire, Bandit      ***]
Boss and Vampire Loot
Book: A dance in Fire 7
Bonus: Raises your mercantile skill

Book: Rislav the Righteous
Bonus: Raises your light armor skill

Boss level bandit and vampire loot
Book: Mystery of Talara I
Bonus: Raises your acrobatics skill

Boss level bandit and vampire loot
Book: Surfeit of Thieves
Bonus: Raises your security skill


[*** Boss level conjurer and Necromancer loot *** ]
Book: The Lunar Lorkhan
Bonus: Raises your alteration skill

Book: Mystery of Talara II
Bonus: Raises your restoration skill

Book: Mystery of Talara III
Bonus: Raises your destruction skill

Book: Mystery of Talara IV
Bonus: Raises your illusion skill

Boss level tomb creature and marauder loot
Book: Master Zoaraym's Tale
Bonus: Raises your hand to hand skill

Book: The Warriors charge
Bonus: Raises your conjuration skill


[*** unclassified ***]
Book: Fire and Darkness
Bonus: Raises your Blade skill
Locations: This is quest related, it can be found during one of the thieves
guild quests
called "the ultimate heist"

Book: Heavy armor repair
Bonus: Raises your armorer skill
Locations: Can be found only as marauder and tomb loot.

Book: Palla I
Bonus: Raises your illusion skill
Locations: Can be found in Arkveds tower, south of lake Poppad

Book: Sacred Witness
Bonus: Raises your sneak skill
Locations: Can be found in the antechamber complex inside the Lake
Arrius caverns.


Book: Souls, Black and White
Bonus: Raises your mysticism skill
Locations: Can be found in loot and one edition is lying on the second
level of fort
Cuptor

Book: Way of the Exposed Palm
Bonus: Raises your hand to hand skill
Locations: Can be found on the southside of Fieldhouse cave, lying
underneath a
mushroom.




Best places to look

Looking for a book? There's a very good chance this place has it;

Mystic Archives, Arcane university in the Imperial City
First edition bookstore, Market district in the Imperial City
Cloud ruler temple, a blade fortress in the Jerall Mountains to the
northwest
of Bruma.


Final Notes: This list may not be 100% accurate or complete 

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