The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition achievements

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

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Sideways in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

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Complete 10 side quests

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Achievement won on 18 Dec 16
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Posted on 19 December 16 at 08:29, Edited on 06 March 17 at 10:26
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There are many side quests available in Skyrim, however identifying them may be difficult. Side Quests do not include any tasks listed under the Miscellaneous heading, but are named quests that don't associate with any of the other questlines (Main Quests, Faction Quests, Daedric, Civil War, etc...)

Generally side quests will have a unique name and will be surrounded by the following decoration in the Journal.

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Since the amount of side quests available far exceeds just 10, I will list all the quests known to count for the achievement, as well as listing the order in which I completed my first ten.

Remember you can choose any 10 to complete, and seek them out at any time, personally I finished quite a few sidequests before even reaching High Hrothgar (for the Main Questline).

A Love Beyond Death
Ancestral Worship
Argonian Dock Workers
Blood on the Ice
Find Roggi Knot-Beard's Ancestral Shield
Find the Thalmor Assassin
Harsh Master
Queen Freydis's Sword
Repairing the Phial
Rise in the East
Shahvee's Amulet
The Forgemaster's Fingers
The White Phial
That Was Always There - Plant Viola's Gold Ring in Viola Giordano's House.

Dark Ancestor
Hunter and Hunted

Dragon's Breath Mead
Kill the Vampire
Lights Out!
Return to Grace
Tending the Flames
The Man Who Cried Wolf
The Spiced Wine - Convince Vittoria Vici to release the Spiced Wine Shipment.
The Wolf Queen Awakened

Falion's Secret
For the Good of Morthal - Gorm will give the Dragonborn a letter to deliver to Captain Aldis in Solitude.
Forbidden Legend
Laid to Rest
Rising At Dawn

The Pale
A Scroll For Anska
Kill the Giant - Kill a giant as a favor for Jarl Skald the Elder.
Rising At Dawn
Salty Sea-Dogs
Silenced Tongues
The Pale Lady
Visit the Museum in Dawnstar

The Reach
A Few Words with You
The Steward's Potion - Bring a potion to Raerek.
Calcelmo's Courier - Bring a newly purchased Dwarven artifact to Calcelmo.
Coated in Blood
Calcelmo's Ring - Deliver a ring to Calcelmo for Kerah.
Evil in Waiting
Kolskeggr Mine
Dibella's Shine - Retrieve Lisbet's shipment.
Nimhe, the Poisoned One - Kill Nimhe inside Nchuand-Zel Excavation Site.
No One Escapes Cidhna Mine
Recover Hrolfdir's Shield
Rogatus's Letter
Search and Seizure
Skilled Apprenticeship
Soljund's Sinkhole
The Forsworn Conspiracy
The Ghost of Old Hroldan
The Heart of Dibella
The Lost Expedition
The RiftEdit
A Chance Arrangement
Bow to the Master - Retrieve Dravin's Bow from the Ratway Vaults.
Caught Red Handed
Climb The Steps
Few and Far Between
Flight or Fight
Grin and Bear It
Grimsever's Return
Hunt and Gather
Ice Cold
Kyne's Sacred Trials
Promises to Keep
Sealing the Deal
Siege on the Dragon Cult
Smooth Jazbay - Find 20 jazbay grapes for Avrusa Sarethi.
Special Delivery (Bolli)
Special Delivery (Sylgja)
Stoking the Flames
Supply and Demand
Taking Care of Business
The Book of Love
The Lover's Requital
The Raid
The Straw that Broke
Unfathomable Depths

Andurs' Arkay Amulet
Argonian Ale Extraction
Delayed Burial
Erik the Slayer - Erik wants to become an adventurer.
Greatsword for a Great Man
In My Time of Need
Love Triangle
Salt For Arcadia
Missing in Action
The Blessings of Nature
The Golden Claw
Ysolda's Shipment

Winterhold Hold
Find the Helm of Winterhold
Forgotten Names

A Return To Your Roots

Multi Hold
Becoming Thane
Forbidden Legend

For more details on sidequests or help in completing them referring to the wiki is my suggestion:

Of course the sidequests you complete can, and probably will, be different to mine this is just a loose guideline of some of the easier sidequests. Use this if you are late into the game and still haven't encountered ten sidequests.

The Forsworn Conspiracy - Witness Weylin's attack against Margret upon entering Markarth.

No One Escapes Cidhna Mine - This quest will begin automatically upon completing The Forsworn Conspiracy.

Blood on the Ice - Visit Windhelm at night and you may hear some citizens speaking about a murder. Speak to the Guard in the Cemetery to begin the quest.

The Golden Claw - Enter the Riverwood Trader (In Riverwood) and ask Lucan about the missing item. (Note: This quest should be completed alongside the Main Quest "Bleak Falls Barrow".

Laid to Rest - This quest can be started in Morthal by speaking with the Moorside Inn innkeeper, Jonna, who will mention the burned down house nearby.

Rising at Dawn - Speak to Falion in Morthal if you ever become a Vampire.

The Man Who Cried Wolf - Speak to Falk Firebeard in Solitude (usually found in the Blue Palace).

The Wolf Queen Awakened - After completing the previous quest for Falk Firebeard, this quest will start. (You must be over level 10.)

The White Phial - Speak to Nurelion, found at The White Phial in Windhelm.

Ancestral Worship - Talk to Golldir at the entrance to Hillgrund's Tomb.

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