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Korvanjund is a Nordic ruin located north-east of Whiterun.

When not playing one of the below quests most of Korvanjund is inaccessible. Siding with the Stormcloaks for example the ruins will be run over by Imperials.


Korvanjund Temple[]

This is the first indoor area in the ruins. There is a cooking spit and two bed rolls just inside the door and a chest off to the left.

Korvanjund Halls[]

This is where the Dragonborn finds the Ebony Claw which is required to open the door to the Crypt. The combination for the large stone gate is (outer to inner ring):

Wolf glyph Moth glyph Dragon glyph

A pedestal with a Glass Dagger on it opens a secret passage with Chest ~1240 Gold.png value (L72).

Korvanjund Crypt[]

A word wall for the shout Slow Time can be found in this part of the ruins. This is where the Dragonborn finds the Jagged Crown on the skull of a draugr deathlord.


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