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Auriel's Bow achievement in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Auriel's Bow

Use the special power of Auriel's Bow

Auriel's Bow0
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How to unlock the Auriel's Bow achievement

  • Masa o piirakkaMasa o piirakka129,620
    26 Jun 2012 26 Jun 2012 27 Jun 2012
    86 2 5

    After getting the bow from the quest "Touching the Sky" you will actually get 12 Sunhallowed Elven arrows and 12 normal elven arrows.

    The trick is to equip the Sunhallowed arrows and your Auriel's bow and shoot at the sun. I myself left the caves and as soon as I got out I equipped them both and shot at the sun. You'll get an achievement and quite few fireworks after doing it, and it will take about 3 seconds for the special ability trigger, after which you'll almost instantly get your achievement.

    The way KillerBEA described it works the same way, but I was too hasty to wait for tainted arrows.

    It seems as if you won't be able to get tainted arrows unless you side with the vampires, but for more sunhallowed arrows you'll have to go back to the elf that's in the place where you killed the Arch-Curate. He'll craft them from your elven arrows for no cost.

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    Mithodor NBYeah, what H2O Paladin said. I have both types of arrows after having siding with the Dawnguard and completing their questline.
    Posted by Mithodor NB on 20 Aug 13 at 19:05
    Castila90For some reason I couldn't hit the sun. My arrow just went into the air and came down in an arc. Just unequip your bow and arrow and afterwards first shot gave me the cheevo. Cheers for the solution!
    Posted by Castila90 on 17 Jun 14 at 19:04
    KilldbyNecropsyYou can get tainted arrows from Serana before killing Harkon.
    Posted by KilldbyNecropsy on 09 Aug 15 at 01:54
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  • BIG P3TEBIG P3TE203,223 203,223 GamerScore
    03 Jul 2012 04 Jul 2012
    14 2 0
    This easy Achievement can be unlocked once you have completed the Dawnguard DLC quest "Touching the Sky", where you receive Auriels Bow along with 12 Sunhallowed elven arrows and 12 normal elven arrows.

    Once equipped you simply need to shoot at the sun, if the sun is not visible wait until noon the next day. If you sided with the Vampires then you can also unlock this by using the blood tainted Bloodcursed Elven Arrows.
  • RedOctoberXRedOctoberX91,933
    23 Aug 2012 24 Aug 2012
    10 2 0
    When you get the bow, simply look to the sky and find the sun. Can't see it? Go to an open area such as the Reach, wait untill midday, and use clear skies shout. Then you should see the sun. Equip the bow and Sun Hollowed arrows (Aquired from the Falmer/Snow Elf after completing the quest to get the bow, simply talk to him), aim at the sun, release (bleep bloop) and watch the fireworks!
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