The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition achievements

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

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Master Criminal in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

Master Criminal49 (20)

Bounty of 1000 gold in all nine holds

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Achievement Guide for Master Criminal

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Achievement won on 19 Nov 16
TA Score for this game: 2,902
Posted on 20 November 16 at 15:46, Edited on 27 May 18 at 10:31
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Will suggest to make a save and then go for this achievement unless you don't mind paying the bounty later on and most importantly not having an NPC die from your hands that you might need later on for a quest.So save and when achievement pops reload.

You will need to receive a bounty of at least 1,000g in each of the nine holds it doesn't have to be exactly 1000 it can be over that amount, but the bounty in each hold needs to be all the same time , you cannot get your bounty pay it off and then go to an other hold.

If you are a member of the Companions' Circle, just transforming into a werewolf also gives an instant 1,000 bounty(no need to kill anyone) or also transforming into a Vampire Lord also gives you the instant 1,000 gold bounty, and it has the added benefit of not having a cool down timer on how much you can change.

Best way will be killing a person within that hold ,with a witness to the murder, gives an instant 1,000 bounty.Do not have a companion (or Shadowmere the horse) with you as they tend to kill the witness and then your bounty disappears.

So go in each hold , kill someone *with a witness to the murder* or become a werewolf/Vampire Lord and then just run away till you can fast travel to an other hold.

The 9 holds of Skyrim are :
The Reach (Markarth)
The Pale (Dawnstar)
The Rift (Riften)
Haafingar (Solitude)
Eastmarch (Windhelm)
Hjaalmarch (Morthal)

You can easily check your progress and what your missing by going to cn_start then General stats and down on the crimes. There you should be able to see all where you got bounty and the amount.For this achievement you will have to have all 9 holds there with 1000 bounty or over.

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Also have in mind that if you have not travel in all the 9 hold yet you can use Bjorlam's carriage outside of Whiterun Stables to travel to all the major cities for a small fee.
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Good luck and enjoy Skyrim on the One smile.

EDIT: Not sure why the negative so please do leave a comment if something is missing and ill adjust the guide thanks!.
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