Elder Scrolls
Elder Scrolls

Septimus Signus' Outpost is a cave located in Winterhold. The outpost lies far in the north where the Sea of Ghosts is located. It is north of the College of Winterhold. Taking any item from the outpost while Septimus is alive will result in him becoming hostile.



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This section contains bugs related to Septimus Signus' Outpost. 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  /  PS5  ,  XS  , 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.
  • If the Dragonborn is riding their horse and travel to the College, they can fall off the edge of the walkway and die.
  • Rarely, the dialogue option will not appear when the Dragonborn is supposed to speak to Hermaeus Mora for the first time, which makes it impossible to get out of this location.
    • This bug can only be fixed if a previous save is loaded.