Darkfall Passage is a location in The Elder Scrolls V: Dawnguard that can be reached via Darkfall Cave.


This cave is initially accessed during the quest "Touching the Sky" by help of the Snow Elf Knight-Paladin Gelebor. Gelebor will open one of the shrines for the Dragonborn, who, after travelling through it, ends up in Darkfall Passage.

After "Touching the Sky" has been completed, Darkfall Passage can be accessed through any of the opened shrines, through the shrine in Darkfall Cave and through Darkfall Grotto.


Darkfall Passage is mainly inhabited by Falmer. Several Falmer villages can be found inside the cave. The second portion of the passage is inhabited by vale deer and vale sabre cats.

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  • Darkfall passage

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    • Okay for some reason the portal doesnt open after gelebor finishes
    • Try reloading from before the dialogue, or perhaps leave the cave for a few days and then speak to Gelebor again. Make sure he gives you ...
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    • Thank you the back wall indeed is the protal even though it doesn't look like it... glitch.
    • It glitch sometimes. If it happens again, restart the game.
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