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    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:
    
    *******
    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.
    
    *******
    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
    
    *******
    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.
    
    
    
    *******
    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.
    
    *******
    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.
    
    *******
    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.
    
    
    *******
    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
    
    
    
    *******
    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.
    
    *******
    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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