Auridon contains 16 locations for Skyshards. There are 7 caverns in the area, each containing a Skyshard. The rest are scattered throughout the area and are listed in the order in which they are found in character achievements. If your goal is to collect them as soon as possible, start in the southern tip and travel north. Here is the order you will find them with the shortest amount of time spent: 1, 11, 2, 3, 16, 14, 12, 6, 4, 5, 15, 10, 8, 7, 13, 9. (Skyshard location maps and guides to each skyshard coming soon)
1. A landing of noble’s blood
Located in Southern Auridon, west of Vulkhel Guard Wayshrine.
Go upstairs to the second floor in the Vulkhel Guard Manor & Treasury. It’s on the balcony. This is the first Skyshard that you can acquire when you start in Auridon.
To enter Vulkhel Guard Manor & Treasury you need to be on the quest A Hostile Situation. It comes after the quest Ensuring Security. They are both part of Vulkhel Guard Objective.
2. Adorns Valano’s terrace
In the southeastern Auridon area, just north of Eastshore Islets Camp, or to the northeast if you are coming from Vulkhel Guard Wayshrine.
Enter the Valano Manor, go to the second floor, open one of the doors and get it. It is easily spotted on the balcony.
To enter Valano Manor you need to be on the quest Teldur’s End.
Kill some guards, they drop the key.
3. Offered to appease ancestor
Southwestern Auridon. Skyshard is located to the southwest of Tanzelwil Wayshrine and Tanzelwil POI.
At the corner of a white-rock plateau near large stone pillars. Platform is on the upper level, approach it from the east.
Talk to Priestess Aranwen and get the quest “In the Name of the Queen”.
4. Watching sky tower of swords
Skyshard is inside the Fighters Guild building in Skywatch
Easily see the shard on the balcony as you approach the fighters Guild building. It’s up on the first floor.
5. Between cursed ruin & shrine
Skyshard is on the ground between a stone wall and a rock. It’s pretty well hidden during the day.
Quendeluun Wayshrine is just to the west.
6. Near Merormo’s refreshment
This skyshard is in western Auridon. From Mathiisen Wayshrine head northwest. between Shattered Grove, Wreck of the Raptor and Smuggler’s Cove is the shard.
Nearby house is Merormo’s Tower. NPC Merormo is a part of the last objective in the mission “Silent Village”.
7. Contemplation’s Overlook
Skyshard is in northwestern Auridon on the top of a waterfall. It’s just west of Isle of Contemplation
It’s on the upper level. You can actually get it by jumping from the Northern Torinaan Plateau
8. Up & west in the broken dawn
This one is in Northern Auridon. It is hidden on ruined stone stairs inside a damaged house in the Dawnbreak area. The stairs lead right to the Skyshard.
Quest NPC Captain Landare in the house. She is a part of the quest “Through the Ashes”.
9. Gleaming beacon, ship-guide
Northern Auridon – Go up the stairs to the top floor of North Beacon Lighthouse.
Path that leads to Lighthouse starts in southern part of North Beacon compound. Use stone stairs and follow the path until you reach the platform where neutral NPCs fight hostile bandits.
Pass by and continue over the wooden bridge. You will soon spot the North Beacon Lighthouse in the distance. When you enter the house, open the door towards the Lighthouse Overlook. 🙂
10. Ancient chamber of golden glow
Inside the solo dungeon Bewan. It is very well hidden behind a wall
11. The Heritance stakes this claim
Skyshard is in Southern Auridon, Northwest of Vulkhel Guard Wayshrine in Del’s Claim – public dungeon
It’s surrounded by rocks but easy to see in the darkness of the cave.
12. Near the folly’s end…………………..
In central Auridon – The skyshard is inside Entila’s Folly public dungeon. The entrance is to the east of Mathiisen Wayshrine.
It’s hidden at the end of Entila’s Folly public dungeon on the upper platform.
13. Held in a corner by the House of Troubles
In Northwestern Auridon – From Greenwater Wayshrine go to the northwest until you come to the entrance to Mehrunes’ Spite, a public dungeon.
Enter the first room inside Mehrunes’ Spite dungeon and turn left the Skyshard is in the corner. Skyshards in public dungeons are usually at the end of the dungeon, not this one.
14. Blood-drained thralls stumble past
In southern Auridon. The skyshard is located inside Ondil public dungeon. The entrance to the dungeon is northeast of Tanzelwil Wayshrine.
In the corner of a small room, in southeastern Ondil you will find the shard.
15. Corpses from another age walk here
Inside Wansalen public dungeon. After you defeat the dungeon boss you will see it to your left as you go to exit.
Go down the stairs to enter Wansalen.
16. Hidden home in the gully’s wall
Skyshard is located in Western Auridon. Head southwest from Glister Vale until you reach the entrance to Toothmaul Gully public dungeon.
In the eastern part of a large central Toothmaul Gully cave room.
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