Of Knives and Long Shadows is a quest available in The Elder Scrolls Online. It serves as an introduction to the The Elder Scrolls Online: Clockwork City storyline.


A junior member of the Mages Guild named Skaldir insists that he and his associates have made a significant magical discovery—one that could prove disastrous if left uninvestigated.

Quick walkthroughEdit

  1. Read the Order of the Eye Dispatch note at any Mages Guildhall.
  2. Find Skaldir at the Mournhold Mages Guild.
  3. Locate and warn the remaining scryers in Marbruk, Shornhelm, and Stormhold.
  4. Speak to Lilatha.
  5. Obtain the Aurbic Lantern from Khenarthi's Roost and the Liminal Lens from Craglorn
  6. Go to Vulkhel Guard and find Lilatha's boat
  7. Speak to Bonafryd
  8. Travel on Lilatha's boat to Dranil Kir
  9. Defeat Lilatha's Shadow and Bonafryd
  10. Finish reassembling the Psijic Obscuros and activate it
  11. Speak to Lilatha about the visions seen in the Obscuros





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