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.


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 greatful to you.


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


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


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  • Leveled GoldIcon:
    • Level 1 – 500
    • Level 10 – 750
    • Level 20 – 1000
    • Level 30 – 1250
    • Level 40 – 1500


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
Dungeon Delving – Favor157
  • Objective 10: Find <Alais=QuestItem> for <Alias=QuestGiver>
  • Objective 15: Bring <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.