The Battle for Fort Sungard is a quest available in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in which the Dragonborn must capture Fort Sungard, a key military installation in the Reach, for their faction in the Civil War.
- Join the men attacking Fort Sungard
- Take over Fort Sungard by defeating the enemy
If Markarth is in the hands of the Imperial Legion, after blackmailing Raerek, Jarl Igmund's Steward, and gaining both funds and weaponry for the rebellion, Galmar Stone-Fist's orders are to bolster the forces preparing for an attack on Fort Sungard. Once the fort has been taken it can then be garrisoned and the liberation of The Reach can finally be secured.
If Markarth is in the hands of the Stormcloaks, Legate Rikke orders the Dragonborn to join the men waiting to attack Fort Sungard, defeat all enemy troops and take back The Reach.
Attacking the FortEdit
Fort Sungard is located along the road leading southeast from Rorikstead. The allied forces have mustered at the base of a ridge, outside firing range of the forts defending archers. Approaching the commander will launch the headlong charge of the massed army into the fortification.
The fort is being defended by a very large enemy presence. Countless archers line the ramparts on approach and barricades slow progress towards the gate. Once the barricades have been sundered, the Infantry can rush the courtyard and gain access to the walls. The entire battle can be fought on the exterior courtyards and ramparts without entering the interior at all. Frequent reports will briefly outline the progress and remaining enemy garrison. When the enemy has been neutralized, the fort will be captured and the mission complete.
|The Battle for Fort Sungard – CWFortSiegeFort|
|10||Imperials: Legate Rikke has sent me to assist in taking Fort Sungard from the enemy.
Stormcloaks: Galmar Stone-Fist has sent me to assist in taking Fort Sungard from the enemy.
|9000||We have succeeded in taking Fort Sungard from the enemy.
- The quest becomes easy if the player is lycanthropic, by turning into a werewolf and slaughtering all the Imperials/Stormcloaks. However, fellow soldiers will turn against their comrade, regardless of their allegiance.
This section contains bugs related to The Battle for Fort Sungard. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:
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|Civil War Quests (The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim)|
|Imperial Legion|| Joining the Legion • Get Outfitted • The Jagged Crown • Message to Whiterun|
Battle for Whiterun • Reunification of Skyrim • A False Front • The Battle for Fort Dunstad
Compelling Tribute • The Battle for Fort Greenwall • The Battle for Fort Sungard • Rescue from Fort Kastav
The Battle for Fort Snowhawk • The Battle for Fort Neugrad • The Battle for Fort Amol • Battle for Windhelm
|Stormcloaks|| Joining the Stormcloaks • The Jagged Crown • Message to Whiterun • Battle for Whiterun|
Liberation of Skyrim • Rescue from Fort Neugrad • Compelling Tribute • The Battle for Fort Sungard
A False Front • The Battle for Fort Snowhawk • The Battle for Fort Dunstad • The Battle for Fort Greenwall
The Battle for Fort Kastav • The Battle for Fort Hraggstad • Battle for Solitude
|Other|| Dragon Rising (required to start "Battle for Whiterun")|
Season Unending (may influence "Liberation of Skyrim" and "Reunification of Skyrim")