Altar of Xrib is an unmarked location found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


It can be found atop the snowy mountain above the Sightless Pit. It is an ancient Dwemer sacrificial altar, with piles of bones indicating how well used this location once was. Among the bones is a skill book and various offerings.

Notable itemsEdit


  • Touching anything here will awaken the skeleton on the altar and resurrects two more from the pile of bones nearby.



This section contains bugs related to Altar of Xrib. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:

  1. Please reload an old save to confirm if the bug is still happening.
  2. If the bug is still occurring, please post the bug report with the appropriate system template  360  / XB1  ,  PS3  / PS4  ,  PC  / MAC  ,  NX  , depending on which platform(s) the bug has been encountered on.
  3. Be descriptive when listing the bug and fixes, but avoid having conversations in the description and/or using first-person anecdotes: such discussions belong on the appropriate forum board.
  •  PC   360   PS3   The skill book found on the skeletons that rise and attack re-appears every time they are searched. This can be looted seemingly an infinite number of times.

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