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Map of The Rift
The Rift
Ebonheart Pact

The Rift is the most southeastern of the nine Holds of Skyrim and part of the Ebonheart Pact. It is one of the four oldest holds in Skyrim, known collectively as Old Holds. The city of Riften is home to the Thieves Guild.

Skyshard locations

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With special thanks to Garkin, who created the SkyShards v0.7 add-on!

There are 16 skyshards scattered around the Rift.

Places of Interest

  • Riften
  • Nimalten
  • Boulderfall Pass
  • Fallowstone Hall
  • Fullhelm Fort
  • Geirmund's Hall
  • Ivarstead
  • Shor's Stone
  • Skald's Retreat
  • Frostmoon Farmstead
  • Treva's Farm
  • Vernim Woods
  • Forelhorst
  • Lost Prospect
  • Trolhetta
  • Autumnshade Clearing
  • Eldbjorg's Hideaway
  • Grethel's Vigil
  • Honeystrand Hill
  • Jenedusil's Claw
  • Linele Skullcarver's Camp
  • Mammoth Ridge
  • Smokefrost Vigil
  • Three Tribes Camp
  • Trollslayer's Gully

Dungeons and Ruins

  • Avanchnzel
  • Blessed Crucible
  • Broken Helm Hollow
  • Faldar's Tooth
  • Fort Greenwall
  • The Lion's Den
  • Shroud Hearth Barrow
  • Snapleg Cave
  • Honrich Tower
  • Northwind Mine
  • Pinepeak Cavern
  • Taarengrav

The Rift Characters

  • Centurion Gjakil
  • Fridda
  • Irna
  • Helgith
  • Captain Jardirr
  • Malsia