The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Walkthrough Blackreach (and the Tower of Mzark)

September 12, 2016 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

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Blackreach (and the Tower of Mzark)

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Walkthrough - The Elder-Scrolls-V-Skyrim 144

You'll be immediately attacked by a few Falmer and a Dwarven Sphere. Kill them and head into the Laboratory directly in front of where you came.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Walkthrough - The Elder-Scrolls-V-Skyrim 145

Once in the laboratory, take all you can fit in your inventory like Soul Gems and other enchanted gear, then start to follow your quest tracker. Upon the path to the objective, you'll have the choice of fighting a Centurion by either pulling a level or not pulling it. The choice is yours. The choice to kill Falmer, however, is not.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Walkthrough - The Elder-Scrolls-V-Skyrim 146

Falmer will also shoot arrows at you from platforms off the path, kindly return the favor.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Walkthrough - The Elder-Scrolls-V-Skyrim 147

You'll happen upon a city where the people are slaves or something to the Falmer, kill them all!

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Walkthrough - The Elder-Scrolls-V-Skyrim 148

If you want to spice things up a bit, use Unrelenting Force on this gigantic light and a very tough Dragon will answer your call.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Walkthrough - The Elder-Scrolls-V-Skyrim 149

If you didn't or did fight the dragon, continue forth after he dies to the Tower of Mzark lift, and prepare for a really tedious puzzle!

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Walkthrough - The Elder-Scrolls-V-Skyrim 150

First, climb the staircase and go to the balcony, then put in the Lexicon.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Walkthrough - The Elder-Scrolls-V-Skyrim 151

From what I remember, press the third button (the one to the right of the blue constellation panel) three or four times , however much it takes until the second button opens up and is pressable. Press that button till the first button opens up and then you can take the Elder Scroll.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Walkthrough - The Elder-Scrolls-V-Skyrim 152

Take the Elder Scroll, then leave the Tower of Mzark from the door right behind you, then bring the scroll to where Paarthunax is then read it to get into a lengthy cutscene.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Walkthrough - The Elder-Scrolls-V-Skyrim 153

After reading it at the correct place, you'll start a lengthy cutscene, and after that, Alduin attacks you. Shout at him with your newly learned shout to keep him on the ground, Paarthunax will assist you in handing his ass to him.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Walkthrough - The Elder-Scrolls-V-Skyrim 154

Once Alduin runs out of HP he'll fly away, then talk to Paarthunax until he tells you to head to Whiterun to lure a dragon for you to enslave.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Walkthrough - The Elder-Scrolls-V-Skyrim 155

In Dragonsreach, the Jarl will say no unless you can talk to General Tullius and Ulfric, they're both in Solitude and Windhelm, respectively.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Walkthrough - The Elder-Scrolls-V-Skyrim 156

Technically the Jarl will just send you to Arngeir, but Arngeir will actually tell you to talk to the two general.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Walkthrough - The Elder-Scrolls-V-Skyrim 157

Ulfric, in his home in Windhelm, will say yes after some persuasion.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Walkthrough - The Elder-Scrolls-V-Skyrim 158

Tullius will come easily too. What, expecting a sidequest?

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Head back to Hrothgar, and Arngeir will bid everyone take their seats.

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