Brood Cavern is a small, one-chamber cave with a small opening to the sky. The entrance is in a small stream that flows down the side of the mountain to the river below, above the fast travel point. The entrance is guarded by two or three bears. This stream is fed by two small waterfalls inside the cave. Inside, there are two chests with leveled loot, one corundum ore vein, one iron ore vein, a dead hunter, and a dead deer.

Depending on the Dragonborn's level, there could also be frostbite spiders, or trolls inside instead of bears. The cave has served as an excellent den for bears and can be a good place to collect bear claws and bear pelts for Temba Wide-Arm. There are two more bears outside the cave, the body of a dead Khajiit below the entrance.

Notable items[edit | edit source]

Creatures[edit | edit source]

  • Cave Bears
  • Trolls
  • Frostbite Spiders

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The cave has multiuple references to the Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The dead female hunter inside the cave has "golden" hair, and if there are bears inside, there will be three in number.
  • According to the Creation Kit, the hunter's name is Urwa.

Bugs[edit | edit source]

This section contains bugs related to Brood Cavern. 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.
  • If the cave is cleared and returned to, the dead hunter's corpse, bow, arrows, and poison might not respawn.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

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