For other uses, see Ald Sotha.

Ald Sotha is a Daedric Shrine dedicated to the Daedric Prince Mehrunes Dagon and is located northeast of Vivec City within the region of the Ascadian Isles. The region is comprised of lush, green, well-watered southern lowlands where most of Vvardenfell's agriculture is sourced.[1]


During the First Era, Ald Sotha was the home of House Sotha. It was destroyed by Mehrunes Dagon and later rebuilt into a shrine in his honor.[2]


There are three different levels to the shrine: the Upper Level, Lower Level, and Shrine. Dremora Lords are present here, as well as several worshipers and many other valuable items.

Upper levelEdit

From the entrance, there are pathways to the left, the right and straight ahead. The pathways to the sides lead to dead ends with enemies but no valuable loot. The path straight ahead forks into two, but both pathways lead to the Lower Level.

Lower levelEdit

The Lower Level is a fundamentally a large hallway with rooms on both ends. The room on the northeast-side contains one enemy, but little else of note. The room on the southwest, however, contains Severa Magia, a high-ranking member of the Dark Brotherhood and the target of the Morag Tong quest "Kill Severia Magia". She carries several of the Threads of the Webspinner: the Amulet of Sanguine Nimble Armor, Ring of Sanguine Fluid Evasion and Glove of Sanguine Swiftblade. There is a passageway in the middle of the hallway that leads to the shrine.


The Shrine is a single large room, with a statue of Mehrunes Dagon in the centre. This is where all the loot can be found. The Shoes of St. Rilms can be found here, in a chest behind the statue of Dagon. One of the enemies in this room carries the Ring of Sanguine Red Wisdom, Ring of Sanguine Transcendence and Ring of Sanguine Transfiguring, all of which are Threads of the Webspinner.


Threads of the WebspinnerEdit

Find the 26 Sanguine items for Eno Hlaalu to receive a reward from Mephala.

Kill Severa MagiaEdit

The Dark Brotherhood in Vvardenfell keep their headquarters in the ruins of Ald Sotha, which is northeast of Vivec City. The Nerevarine must travel there and honorably execute the local Night Mother of the Dark Brotherhood, Severa Magia.

Shoes of St. RilmsEdit

Endryn Llethan has requested the Nerevarine to locate the Shoes of St. Rilms and return them to the Temple. A priest recently dreamt that the shoes were in the depths of Ald Sotha northeast of Vivec.

Mehrunes Dagon of the House of TroublesEdit

Tholer Saryoni mentioned that the Second Corner of the House of Troubles is Mehrunes Dagon. The Nerevarine must find the statue of Mehrunes Dagon in Ald Sotha and read from Vivec's "Four Corners."

Roland's TearEdit

Aurane Frernis requests the Nerevarine to find a rare Gold Kanet plant called Roland's Tears.

Notable itemsEdit





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