Elder Scrolls
Elder Scrolls

Runoff Caverns is a cave in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Anniversary Edition that is usually acquired using Creation Club's content "Forgotten Seasons" for 1,200 Credits icon.png. It is located in the Southern mountains of the Reach due west of Cradle Stone Tower and east of Valthume. This cave leads to the Vardnknd Gallery, a Dwemer ruin within the cave, and while journeying through this cave, the Dragonborn will face off with Mercenaries and Dwemer Machines, and creatures guarding the conduits. The Protagonist will even come across dead bodies of mercenaries slain by the forces within the caverns. Within the Gallery, there is a dead Bosmer named Elberon, the leader of the mercenary party, lying near a picnic table wearing the Dwarven Crown close to Summer's Chords.


Forgotten Seasons[]


The Dwarven Crown[]


The Dwarven Horse[]

The Dragonborn must obtain all 5 components for the Dwarven horse outside the Runoff Caverns and assemble the horse, and the protagonist will be rewarded a new steed.

Notable Items[]

  • Spider Control Rod
  • Ward of the Season
  • Dwarven Crown
  • Dwarven Autumn Visage
  • Dwarven Spring Visage
  • Dwarven Winter Visage
  • Horse Head
  • Horse Left Back Leg
  • Horse Left Front Leg
  • Horse Right Back Leg
  • Horse Right Front Leg
  • Vardnknd Conduit Gem (x3)
  • Turn of the Seasons


  • Mercenaries
  • Dwarven Spiders
  • Dwarven Ballistas
  • Dwemer Spheres
  • Dwarven Centurions
  • Spriggans
  • Cave Bears
  • Wolves
  • Flame Atronachs
  • Frost Atronachs
  • Elberon's Apprentice
  • The Sky Orchestrator