"I tracked it to a group of bandits nearby. But I'm no fool. [...] I don't know why I'm saying this, but if you find it in your travels, I'd be grateful to you."

Dungeon Delving is a quest in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in which the Dragonborn must recover an item for someone that they have lost and has ended up in a dungeon. It is a radiant quest which requires the Dragonborn to find a lost item for several characters.


  1. Find the item inside the dungeon
  2. Return the item to the owner


Dungeon Delving (Jarl - Hagravens) – Favor157
Recover Hrolfdir's Shield Igmund Markarth Hrolfdir's Shield Leveled GoldIcon, befriending the Jarl of The Reach
Dungeon Delving (Jarl - Caves) – Favor158
Find the Helm of Winterhold Korir Winterhold Helm of Winterhold Leveled GoldIcon, befriending the Jarl of Winterhold
Dungeon Delving (Bandits) – Favor204
Quest Questgiver Location Item Reward
Amren's Sword Amren Whiterun Amren's Family Sword 1 level boost in One-Handed & Block
Shahvee's Amulet Shahvee Windhelm Shahvee's Amulet of Zenithar 1 level boost in Light Armor & Lockpicking
Dungeon Delving (Caves) – Favor205
Retrieve the Ring of Pure Mixtures Frida Dawnstar Ring of Pure Mixtures 1 level boost in Alchemy
Find Runil's Journal Runil Falkreath Runil's Journal Leveled GoldIcon
Find Noster's Helmet Noster Eagle-Eye Solitude Noster's Helmet 1 level boost in Sneak
Find Roggi Knot-Beard's Ancestral Shield Roggi Knot-Beard Kynesgrove Roggi's Ancestral Shield 1 level boost in Block
Queen Freydis's Sword Oengul War-Anvil Windhelm Queen Freydis's Sword 1 level boost in Smithing


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Level Gold GoldIcon
1–9 500
10–19 750
20–29 1,000
30–39 1,250
40+ 1,500


Dungeon Delving – Favor157
  • Objective 10: Find <Alias=QuestItem> for <Alias=QuestGiver>
  • Objective 15: Bring <Alias=QuestItem> to <Alias=QuestGiver>
  • Quest complete
Dungeon Delving – Favor204, Favor205, Favor158
IDJournal Entry
  • Objective 10: Find <Alias=QuestIten> inside <Alias=Dungeon>
  • Objective 15: Return <Alias=QuestItem> to <Alias=QuestGIver>
  • Quest complete


  • Completing this quest makes it so the questgiver can be asked for marriage.
  • This quest counts as the favor for Becoming Thane.
  • Completing this quest raises the questgiver's disposition towards the Dragonborn, and will allow them to take miscellaneous items from their houses or other living places without incurring a bounty.
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