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South Shriekwind Bastion

Central shaft in the Shriekwind Bastion

North Shriekwind Bastion


Shriekwind Bastion is a Nordic ruin located north of Falkreath. Inside is the word wall for the Elemental Fury shout.

It can be entered by two separate entrances: North Shriekwind Bastion and South Shriekwind Bastion.

South Shriekwind Bastion[]

This part of the bastion consists of a number of terraces surrounding a central circular area. A chest with ~875 Gold.png value (L34) can be found here.

Shriekwind Bastion[]

Entering the bastion via south gate leads to a lower path letting you eventually exit via the north gate, and an upper path that dead ends in a word wall. Many skeletons and vampires infest the bastion, and coffins are not uncommon.

Upper path[]

  • You will stumble into a Master Vampire on the way up.
  • 2920, Second Seed, v5 on a stone.
  • Chest ~900 Gold.png value (L34).
  • A Draugr Scourge defends the word wall.
  • Shriekwind Overlook: This area is just a balcony overlooking the city of Falkreath and environs. It can be reached by a doorway near the word wall.

Lower path[]

  • In a "sacrificial chamber" 17× pairs of boots can be collected.
  • Past raisable pillar room: Chest ~350 Gold.png value (L34).

North Shriekwind Bastion[]

Finally you exit the lower path to end up at the north gate:

  • Above the northern gate, in the rock there is a Corundum Ore Vein.
  • Continue the up-hill path, near outlook there: Chest ~900 Gold.png value (L34).