"I for one desire to see you grow and develop your talents. Skyrim needs a true hero these days."
―A Friend[src]

Find the Source of Power is a radiant quest available in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in which the Dragonborn is given information as to the location of a Word of Power by an anonymous "friend" and must find the word wall.


  1. Find the Source of Power at the location


These are miscellaneous quests, obtained after receiving a Letter from a Friend, in regards to finding the "source of power." These letters are sent when the Dragonborn uses a Dragon Shout in cities or other settlements.

After receiving a Letter from a Friend and reading it, the Dragonborn is tasked with finding a Word Wall at a radiant location. This location can be any with a Word Wall contained within it. Traveling to the location and learning the word for the appropriate shout will complete the quest.


Shout - learn about word wall – WICastMagic04
IDJournal Entry
  • Objective 10: Find the source of power in <Alias=Dungeon>
  • Quest complete


  • The name of this quest in the Creation Kit is: Shout - learn about word wall.

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  • graybeards

    3 messages
    • The courier was sent before the word wall was activated, it just took him a while to deliver the message, (couriers don't go into dungeon...
    • Yes. I've noticed that, most of the time, I get the letter after I've already visited the word wall. In the beginning, this ...
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