Filling the Void is a quest available in The Elder Scrolls Online: Dark Brotherhood.


Speaker Terenus wants to cut off the head of the group that has been moving against the Dark Brotherhood—he wants us to kill Artorius, the Primate of Akatosh. He wants the death to happen quickly, before the Order of the Hour attacks the Sanctuary.

Quick walkthroughEdit

  1. Speak to Speaker Terenus
  2. Rendezvous with Tanek and enter the Cathedral Catacombs
  3. Infiltrate the Catecombs
  4. Battle Primate Artorius and his minions
  5. Kill Artorius with his own staff
  6. Return to the Sanctuary and speak to Speaker Terenus
  7. Oversee the initiation ceremony and earn the rank of Silencer




  • Unidentified Sithis' Touch Chest Armor
  • 1 Skill Point
  • Dark Brotherhood 10 Skill line experience
  • 73–302 GoldIcon


This section contains bugs related to Filling the Void. 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.
  • The game may freeze entirely during the final boss battle.
    • Turning the volume off completely may fix this issue.

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