The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition achievements

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

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Oblivion Walker in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

Oblivion Walker81 (30)

Collect 15 Daedric Artifacts

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Achievement Guide for Oblivion Walker

218,052 (99,586)
Achievement won on 10 Nov 16
TA Score for this game: 3,007
Posted on 01 November 16 at 03:02, Edited on 01 November 16 at 03:05
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Daedric Artifacts are earned by completing specific quests throughout Skyrim. While there are only 15 quests in the game you can technically earn 16 artifacts due to a bug in the end of one quest. This means you can either entirely skip a quest you don't want to do, or still get the achievement if you fail to get one of the missable artifacts.

First off, a checklist of the available artifacts and the level you need to be to begin the quest for them;

Level 1:
- Azura's Star / The Black Star
- Saviour's Hide / Ring of Hircine
- Mace of Molag Bal
- Ring of Namira
- Wabbajack
- Skull of Corruption

Level 9:
- Volendrung

Level 10:
- Masque of Calvicus vile

Level 12:
- Dawnbreaker
- Spellbreaker

Level 14:
- Sanguine Rose

Level 15:
- Oghma Infinium

Level 20:
- Ebony Blade
- Mehrune's Razor

Level 30:
- Ebony Mail

*NOTE* - The Masque of Calvicus Vile, Mehrunes Razor, Skull of Corruption and ring of Namira can all be missed by completing their respective quests in the "wrong" way.

In the spoiler tags you'll find a brief summary of the questline for each artifact, and how to avoid missing any. Quest start locations are bolded for anyone who just wants to know where to look and then experience the quest for themselves.

Azura's Star / The Black Star - Quest: "The Black Star"
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Saviours Hide / Ring of Hircine - Quest: "Ill Met By Moonlight"
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Mace of Molag Bal - Quest: "House of Horrors"
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Ring of Namira - Quest: "The Taste of Death"
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Wabbajack - Quest: "The Mind of Madness"
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Skull of Corruption - Quest: "Waking Nightmare"
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Volendrung - Quest: "The Cursed Tribe"
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Masque of Calvicus Vile - Quest: "A Daedra's Best Friend"
*** Spoiler - click to reveal ***

Dawnbreaker - Quest: " The Break of Dawn"
*** Spoiler - click to reveal ***

Spellbreaker - Quest: "The Only Cure"
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Sanguine Rose - Quest: "A Night To Remember"
*** Spoiler - click to reveal ***

Oghma Infinium - Quest: "Discerning the Transmundane"
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Ebony Blade - Quest: "The Whispering Door"
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Mehrune's Razor - Quest: "Pieces of the Past"
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Ebony Mail - Quest: "Boethia's Calling"
*** Spoiler - click to reveal ***

It got a little late so I have yet to finish this. I included a brief description of how to start each quest so anyone who sees this guide in its current state can still find them all. Honestly none of these quests are particularly complicated so between the quest starting points, required level and advice on which are missable you should have all you need for the achievement. That being said I will come back to this in a day or two when I have time to update details on quest info.
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Achievement won on 09 Jun 18
TA Score for this game: 3,007
Posted on 09 June 18 at 19:24
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Not really a full guide so much as some tips. The game is very buggy and there are a lot of bugs that can break several quests here. I personally recommend a fresh play through so that bugs are minimalized from main quest lines. Play on novice as it's the easiest and you can blow through quests in no time. Another thing is that even though the last quest unlocks at Lv 30 you can realistically skip that particular quest and just do everything up to the lv 20 quest that praise the son posted.

Now instead of doing the whole alchemy and smithing stuff I just started going through the available daedric quests and level through them. The first thing I did after the tutorial was go to secundas kiss to the south west of white run. It's a giant camp. There's a giant on the left behind a rock structure that you can sneak behind to your hearts content. I got the perk for daggers to do 15x damage. After that I went through the quests and spammed muffle and telekinesis to power level. I also broke down gear I found at enchanter tables to get extra xp also. I out perk points into illusion and alteration so that I could use the spells more often and also boosted my mana up as I leveled. Once you get them to 100 just make them legendary and rinse and repeat as needed.

As you level move through the quests and you should be done in a few hours.
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