"Last night I saw Lod the blacksmith writing a letter. Probably sending word to Solitude and General Tullius. Are you loyal to Skyrim? Break into Lod's house and get that letter."
Dengeir of Stuhn[src]

Some Light Theft is a quest available in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. This is a radiant quest which requires the Dragonborn to steal special items for various people.


  1. Steal the item for the client
  2. Bring the item to the client


Questgiver Item Item's place
Dengeir of Stuhn Private Letter Lod's House
Malur Seloth Staff of Arcane Authority The Frozen Hearth
Stands-In-Shallows Double-Distilled Skooma New Gnisis Cornerclub
Brenuin Argonian Ale The Bannered Mare

Each of the above-mentioned quest givers ask the Dragonborn to steal the requested item and deliver it to them for a reward. Only one of the quests can be active in any given time.


Some Light Theft – Favor018
IDJournal Entry
  • Objective 10: Steal the <Alias=QuestItem> for <Alias.ShortName=QuestGiver>
  • Objective 15: Bring the <Alias=QuestItem> to <Alias.ShortName=QuestGiver>
  • Quest Complete


  • The location of the Double-Distilled Skooma can be difficult to find. It is found on the second floor behind some crates, under the stairs to the third floor.
  • If the Staff of Arcane Authority is stolen before speaking to Malur Seloth, the quest will be completed, yet the staff is not removed from the inventory.
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