The Shimmerene Waterworks is a sewer that appears underneath the city of Shimmerene in Summerset. In the basement of Kinlady Avinisse's Mansion is an entrance to the Waterworks titled "Broken Passage," but this cannot be used as an exit after dropping down into the Waterworks themselves. Another entrance to the Waterworks may be found on the northern coast of the city, at the docks.
A sublocation of the Shimmerene Waterworks, the entrance to the Mother's Den is not clearly marked. It can be found on a wall facing southward in the southeastern part of the Waterworks.
The westernmost part of the waterworks, where Mirulon is located.
An Altmer named Lanarie asks the Vestige to look for her missing son, Arathel, whom the authorities arrested on accounts of his alleged involvement in a plot to kill a Sapiarch. A famous aprax Mother of Rats lives here.
- Black Wake Brigand
- Black Wake Infernal
- Black Wake Marauder
- Black Wake Vanquisher
- Black Wake Voidbringer
- Fanasa Baro
- Mother of Rats
* These characters are quest-related and may only be present during said quest.