|Prerequisite||Take up Arms|
One Companion Radiant Quest completed
|Rewards||Skyforge Steel Sword or|
Skyforge Steel Dagger or
Skyforge Steel Battleaxe or
Skyforge Steel Greatsword or
Skyforge Steel War Axe
Walkthrough[edit | edit source]
The Dragonborn has shown some promise so far, but now needs to show that work with other Companions can be entrusted.
Speak to Skjor[edit | edit source]
Speak to Farkas[edit | edit source]
Note: A follower accompanying the Dragonborn will be discharged, only the Dragonborn and Farkas will enter the cairn.
Retrieve the fragment[edit | edit source]
Keep going deeper into the dungeon and taking care of the Draugr that attack until you come to a large circular room with two exits. Go through the exit that leads into a small room with an Arcane Enchanter and look around for a lever. Pull the lever and sit tight as Farkas turns into a werewolf deals with the Silver Hand ambushers. Once he is done, he will go find a lever to free you. Speak to him about what happened if you wish.
Continue on through the dungeon fighting off more Draugr and Silver Hand until you reach the entrance to Dustman's Crypt. Enter and you will be attacked by a bunch of Silver Hand. Keep going through the Crypt until you reach a locked door that requires a key. Search through the chests nearby until you find a Dustman's Cairn Key and head through the locked door.
The Fragment of Wuuthrad you are looking for is on the altar. The moment you pick it up the draugr (×19) start coming out of the surrounding coffins. You should fight them off (in about three waves).
Tip: Sit on the fragment table, sneak, take out a powerful bow and high damage arrows, pick up the fragment, face towards the coffins, to then pick off the draugrs with one-shot-kills, one by one. They may actually not be able to locate the Dragonborn for some time.
Return to Jorrvaskr[edit | edit source]
After you are out of the dungeon. Fast travel back to Whiterun and head to Jorrvaskr. Vilkas will be waiting for you and leads you round to the back of Jorrvaskr for your initiation ceremony. Kodlak Whitemane will take the fragment, and tells the Dragonborn to pick up a better weapon from Eorlund Gray-Mane.