Should you keep the skeleton key?

Should you keep the skeleton key?

After you get the perk, return the Skeleton Key to Twilight Spechuler. There's no penalty for keeping the key, except that you can't continue the guild questline. ... Keeping the Skeleton Key just gives you an unbreakable lockpick.

Is there a trick to lockpicking in Skyrim?

YES. But you can always waste your perks away by getting the lockpick skills in the tree. There is one where the pick starts close to the 'sweet spot' of the lock. Or you can find or buy equipment that makes lockpicking easier.

Can you marry Tonilia in Skyrim?

Although she isn't officially a member of the guild, she also handles the supply and upgrading of Thieves Guild armor. She is in a relationship with Vekel the Man, but she refuses to marry him, perhaps because of a rumored affair with Brynjolf.

How do I get into the Dark Brotherhood?

Go to any inn and ask for gossip from the innkeeper. Eventually, an innkeeper will give up information that will point you towards a boy in Windheld (Aventus Aretino) who is trying to perform the Black Sacrament, a Dark Brotherhood ritual.

How do I get into Riftweald Manor?

Trivia. It is possible to get into the manor without starting "The Pursuit" by jumping onto the roof of the Temple of Mara and then onto the roof of the manor. The expert locked door there can be picked to enter the house. Another way is to shoot gears on the platform hinge with an arrow.

How do you break into Mercer Freys house?

To get his house key, you need to kill or pickpocket Vald, Mercer's house guard in the courtyard of Riftweald Manor. Vald has the key in his inventory, which will allow you to open the manor door after shooting down the staircase (the manor door at ground level is blocked off and cannot be opened).

How do you get into Mercer's house to find evidence?

With a high enough Speech skill (an Amulet of Dibella helps), Mercer's House Key can be obtained by persuading Vald that Mercer needs him in Markath, with a high enough Pickpocket skill, it can be taken from his pocket when he stands with his back against the gate - or it can be gotten by simply killing him.

How do you talk to Vald?

Head to the back gate of Riftweald Manor and wait there until Vald comes to talk to you. Inform him that you have erased his debt, and he will want to do you a good turn as well, giving you the key to the Manor and opening the back gate for you.

Can I kill Vald?

Even if you kill Vald, you will still have the dialog option to erase his debt with Maven. Attempting to erase Vald's debt after he is dead will still earn you leveled gold, but you will be unable to complete the quest by delivering the letter of pardon. The quest and item will stay active.

Can you keep the quill of Gemination?

It is not usable by the Dragonborn. Even if the Dragonborn kills Vald, they can still retrieve the quill for Maven.

Can you kill Maven Black-Briar?

As per the comments, Maven Black-Briar is an "essential" character, meaning there is no way (outside of console commands) to kill her off. She plays a part in several other quest-lines, namely the Thieves-Guild and the Dark Brotherhood, aligning herself with the "darker" side of Skyrim.

Can you marry Ingun Black-Briar?


How do you become Thane of Riften?

For Riften you must go to the Riften Fishery and look for a lady that has a Skooma addiction. You then give her some coin and ask her where she gets her skooma. Afterwards, you talk to the jarl and complete the skooma dealer quests.