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{{SkyrimQuests
 
{{SkyrimQuests
|image = Vex.jpg
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|image = Vex.jpg
|faction = [[Thieves Guild (Skyrim)|Thieves Guild]]
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|caption = Vex, providing the Burglary Job for the Dragonborn.
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|faction = [[Thieves Guild (Skyrim)|Thieves Guild]]
 
|questgiver = [[Vex]]
 
|questgiver = [[Vex]]
|type = [[Radiant Quests|Radiant Quest]]
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|location = Various <small>(see [[#Possible jobs|possible jobs]])</small>
|location = Radiant
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|prereq = [[Taking Care of Business]]
|reward = Leveled [[Septim (Coin)|gold]]
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|reward = [[Leveled]] {{G}}
|QuestID = TGRBE}}
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|type = [[Quests (Skyrim)#Thieves Guild|Thieves Guild radiant quest]]
Burglary Jobs are [[Thieves Guild (Skyrim)|Thieves Guild]] [[Quests (Skyrim)|quests]] given by Vex to the Dragonborn.
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|QuestID = TGRBE
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{{Quote|Pretty simple. Break into a house, grab a specific item and get out before they realize what's going on.|[[Vex]]|The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim}}
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'''The Burglary Job''' is a [[Quests (Skyrim)|quest]] available in {{Skyrim}} in which the [[Last Dragonborn|Dragonborn]] must steal various items from the homes of various citizens around [[Skyrim]].
   
 
==Background==
 
==Background==
The Burglary Job is a series of quests that are given by Vex of the Thieves Guild. She will ask the [[Last Dragonborn|Dragonborn]] to acquire certain items from differing locations.
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<div class="blockquote-half">''I've been told to retrieve an item from a wealthy home in a city. I need to complete this job without killing any of the location's residents or getting caught and spending time in jail.''</div>
   
==Jobs==
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==Objectives==
This quest is a [[Radiant Quests|radiant quest]], therefore each objective is randomly assigned to the player. This is an incomplete list of possible locations.
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#Retrieve the item from the wealthy home in the city
*Retrieve the [[Golden Ship Model]] from [[Addvar's House]] in [[Solitude (Skyrim)|Solitude]].
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#Return the item to Vex
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Flagon]] from [[Addvar's House]] in [[Solitude (Skyrim)|Solitude]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Golden Ship Model]] from [[Atheron Residence]] in [[Windhelm (Skyrim)|Windhelm]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Goblet]] from [[Atheron Residence]] in [[Windhelm (Skyrim)|Windhelm]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Goblet]] from [[Belyn Hlaalu's House]] in [[Windhelm (Skyrim)|Windhelm]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Golden Urn]] from [[Bolli's House]] in [[Riften (Skyrim)|Riften]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Goblet]] from [[Bolli's House]] in [[Riften (Skyrim)|Riften]].
 
*Retrieve the [http://elderscrolls.wikia.com/wiki/Golden_Urn Golden Urn] from [[Brunwulf Free-Winter's House]] in [[Windhelm (Skyrim)|Windhelm]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Ornate Drinking Horn]] from [[Brunwulf Free-Winter's House]] in [[Windhelm (Skyrim)|Windhelm]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Goblet]] from [[Bryling's House|Brylling's House]] in [[Solitude (Skyrim)|Solitude]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Flagon]] from [[Carlotta Valentia's House]] in [[Whiterun (Skyrim)|Whiterun]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Golden Ship Model]] from [[Evette San's House]] in [[Solitude (Skyrim)|Solitude]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Golden Urn]] from [[Evette San's House]] in [[Solitude (Skyrim)|Solitude]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Flagon]] from [[Evette San's House]] in [[Solitude (Skyrim)|Solitude]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Ornate Drinking Horn]] from [[Heimskr's House]] in [[Whiterun (Skyrim)|Whiterun]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Candlestick]] from [[Battle-Born|House of Clan Battle-Born]] in [[Whiterun (Skyrim)|Whiterun]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Flagon]] from [[Battle-Born|House of Clan Battle-Born]] in [[Whiterun (Skyrim)|Whiterun]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Goblet]] from [[House of Clan Shatter-Shield]] in [[Windhelm (Skyrim)|Windhelm]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Pitcher]] from [[House of Clan Cruel-Sea]] in [[Windhelm (Skyrim)|Windhelm]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Pitcher]] from [[House of Mjoll the Lioness]] (actually [[Aerin's House]]) in [[Riften (Skyrim)|Riften]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Goblet]] from [[Jala's House]] in [[Solitude (Skyrim)|Solitude]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Golden Ship Model]] from [[Marise Aravel's House]] in [[Riften (Skyrim)|Riften]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Golden Urn]] from [[Marise Aravel's House]] in [[Riften (Skyrim)|Riften]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Goblet]] from [[Ogmund's House]] in [[Markarth]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Pitcher]] from [[Ogmund's House]] in [[Markarth]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Candlestick]] from [[Romlyn Dreth's House]] in [[Riften (Skyrim)|Riften]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Candlestick]] from [[Smelter Overseer's House]] in [[Markarth]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Golden Ship Model]] from [[Valindor's House]] in [[Riften (Skyrim)|Riften]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Ornate Drinking Horn]] from [[Valindor's House]] in [[Riften (Skyrim)|Riften]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Flagon]] from [[Ysolda's House]] in [[Whiterun (Skyrim)|Whiterun]].
 
*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Goblet]] from [[Ysolda's House]] in [[Whiterun (Skyrim)|Whiterun]].
 
* Retrieve the [[Golden Urn]] from [[House Gray-Mane]] in [[Whiterun (Skyrim)|Whiterun]].
 
   
==Journal==
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==Walkthough==
{| class="skqtable" cellspacing="3" border="1"
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The Burglary Job is a series of quests that are given by Vex of the [[Thieves Guild (Skyrim)|Thieves Guild]]. She will ask the Dragonborn to acquire certain items from differing locations around Skyrim.
! scope="col" |Journal Entry
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===Possible jobs===
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{|class="wikitable mw-collapsible mw-collapsed" width="100%" data-expandtext="show" data-collapsetext="hide"
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!List of Targets for the quest
 
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''I've been told to retrieve the <radiant item> from <radiant house> in <radiant city>. I need to complete this job without killing any of the location's residents or getting caught and spending time in jail.''
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This quest is a [[radiant quest]], therefore each objective is randomly assigned to the Dragonborn. This is an incomplete list of possible locations:
*'''Objective:''' Retrieve the <radiant item> from <radiant house> in <radiant city>
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*Retrieve the [[Golden Ship Model]] from [[Addvar's House]] in [[Solitude (Skyrim)|Solitude]]
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*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Flagon]] from Addvar's House in Solitude
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*Retrieve the Golden Ship Model from [[Atheron Residence]] in [[Windhelm (Skyrim)|Windhelm]]
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*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Goblet]] from Atheron Residence in Windhelm
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*Retrieve the Jeweled Goblet from [[Belyn Hlaalu's House]] in Windhelm
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*Retrieve the [[Golden Urn]] from [[Bolli's House]] in [[Riften (Skyrim)|Riften]]
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*Retrieve the Jeweled Goblet from Bolli's House in Riften
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*Retrieve the Golden Urn from [[Brunwulf Free-Winter's House]] in Windhelm
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*Retrieve the [[Ornate Drinking Horn]] from Brunwulf Free-Winter's House in Windhelm
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*Retrieve the Jeweled Goblet from [[Bryling's House]] in Solitude
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*Retrieve the Jeweled Flagon from [[Carlotta Valentia's House]] in [[Whiterun (Skyrim)|Whiterun]]
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*Retrieve the Golden Ship Model from [[Evette San's House]] in Solitude
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*Retrieve the Golden Urn from Evette San's House in Solitude
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*Retrieve the Jeweled Flagon from Evette San's House in Solitude
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*Retrieve the Ornate Drinking Horn from [[Heimskr's House]] in Whiterun
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*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Candlestick]] from [[House of Clan Battle-Born]] in Whiterun
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*Retrieve the Jeweled Flagon from House of Clan Battle-Born in Whiterun
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*Retrieve the Jeweled Goblet from [[House of Clan Shatter-Shield]] in Windhelm
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*Retrieve the [[Jeweled Pitcher]] from [[House of Clan Cruel-Sea]] in Windhelm
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*Retrieve the Jeweled Pitcher from [[Aerin's House]] in Riften
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*Retrieve the Jeweled Goblet from [[Jala's House]] in Solitude
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*Retrieve the Golden Ship Model from [[Marise Aravel's House]] in Riften
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*Retrieve the Golden Urn from Marise Aravel's House in Riften
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*Retrieve the Jeweled Goblet from [[Ogmund's House]] in [[Markarth (Skyrim)|Markarth]]
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*Retrieve the Jeweled Pitcher from Ogmund's House in Markarth
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*Retrieve the Jeweled Candlestick from [[Romlyn Dreth's House]] in Riften
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*Retrieve the Jeweled Candlestick from [[Smelter Overseer's House]] in Markarth
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*Retrieve the Golden Ship Model from [[Valindor's House]] in Riften
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*Retrieve the Ornate Drinking Horn from Valindor's House in Riften
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*Retrieve the Jeweled Flagon from [[Ysolda's House]] in Whiterun
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*Retrieve the Jeweled Goblet from Ysolda's House in Whiterun
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*Retrieve the Golden Urn from [[House Gray-Mane]] in Whiterun
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*Retrieve the Ornate Drinking Horn from [[Nepos' House]] in Markarth
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===Rewards===
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!Level
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!{{G}}
 
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|1–5
''Before the task could be completed, I decided to quit. I've therefore failed the job and forfeited any pay I might have received.''
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|50
*<i>Quest failed</i>
 
 
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|6–10
''I've retrieved the <radiant item> from <radiant house> in <radiant city>''
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|100
*'''Objective:''' Return to Vex
 
 
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|11–15
''During the course of this task, I was arrested and sent to the local jail. I've therefore failed the job and was forced to forfeit my share of the pay.''
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|150
*<i>Quest failed</i>
 
 
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|16–20
''I've successfully complete the job and received my share of the pay.''
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|200
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|-
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|21–26
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|250
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|-
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|27–31
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|300
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|-
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|32–36
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|350
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|-
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|37–41
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|400
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|-
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|42+
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|500
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|}
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==Journal==
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{| class="skqtable"
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! colspan="2" |The Burglary Job – TGRBE
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!ID!!Journal Entry
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|align="center"|10||''I've been told to retrieve the <Alias=ItemToGet> from &lt;Alias=WealthyHome&gt; in &lt;Alias=City&gt;. I need to complete this job without killing any of the location's residents or getting caught and spending time in jail.''
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*'''Objective 10:''' Retrieve the &lt;Alias=ItemToGet&gt; from &lt;Alias=WealthyHome&gt; in &lt;Alias=City&gt;
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| align="center" |50||''I've retrieved the &lt;Alias=ItemToGet&gt; from &lt;Alias=WealthyHouse&gt; in &lt;Alias=City&gt;''
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*'''Objective 20:''' Return the <Alias=ItemToGet> to Vex
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|-
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| align="center" |200||''I've successfully complete the job and received my share of the pay.''
 
*<u>Quest complete</u>
 
*<u>Quest complete</u>
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| align="center" rowspan="3" |250||''During the course of this task, I was arrested and sent to the local jail. I've therefore failed the job and was forced to forfeit my share of the pay.''
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*<i>Quest failed</i>
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|''By killing a resident at the task's location, I've failed this job and was forced to forfeit my share of the pay.''
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*<i>Quest failed</i>
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|-
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|''Before the task could be completed, I decided to quit. I've therefore failed the job and forfeited any pay I might have received.''
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*<i>Quest failed</i>
 
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|}
   
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==
*These are side quests and don't play a major role in the Thieves guild main storyline. They are required, however, in order to become the guildmaster.
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*These are side quests and do not play a major role in the Thieves Guild main storyline. They are required, however, in order to become the guildmaster.
*Due to the location of Heimskr's House in Whiterun, it is extremely difficult to get in here without being noticed. It is best to wait until Heimskr is inside his house and asleep or the Dragonborn will be spotted.
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*Due to the location of Heimskr's House in Whiterun, it is extremely difficult to get in without being noticed. It is best to wait until Heimskr is inside his house and asleep or the Dragonborn will be spotted.
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*Even though the target objects are stolen, they are not marked as stolen in inventory.
   
 
==Bugs==
 
==Bugs==
 
{{Bugs}}
 
{{Bugs}}
*Heimskr's House may also become a target. However, if the quest is triggered after completion of the quest [[Battle for Whiterun]], it will be impossible to complete, as there is no longer any way to enter.
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*Heimskr's House may also become a target. However, if the quest is triggered after completion of the quest Battle for Whiterun, it will be impossible to complete, as there is no longer any way to enter.
*In the quests where the Golden Urn must be stolen or the Jeweled Candlestick (Solitude), upon returning to Vex she explains that the player 'got caught' or 'got arrested' and the quest will be failed even if the player did not get caught/arrested.
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*In the quests where the Golden Urn or the Jeweled Candlestick (Solitude) must be stolen, upon returning to Vex, she explains that the Dragonborn 'got caught' or 'got arrested' and the quest will be failed even if they did not get actually get caught or arrested.
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**{{PC|Fix}} One can work around the issue by entering the [[Console Commands (Skyrim)|console command]] <code>set TGRFailArrestVex to 0</code>.
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*The above bug can also be encountered in radiant quests for Markarth resulting in the quest failing despite the Dragonborn neither being seen or arrested.
   
 
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Latest revision as of 14:26, August 19, 2019

Quotebg
"Pretty simple. Break into a house, grab a specific item and get out before they realize what's going on."
Vex[src]

The Burglary Job is a quest available in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in which the Dragonborn must steal various items from the homes of various citizens around Skyrim.

BackgroundEdit

I've been told to retrieve an item from a wealthy home in a city. I need to complete this job without killing any of the location's residents or getting caught and spending time in jail.

ObjectivesEdit

  1. Retrieve the item from the wealthy home in the city
  2. Return the item to Vex

WalkthoughEdit

The Burglary Job is a series of quests that are given by Vex of the Thieves Guild. She will ask the Dragonborn to acquire certain items from differing locations around Skyrim.

Possible jobsEdit

List of Targets for the quest

This quest is a radiant quest, therefore each objective is randomly assigned to the Dragonborn. This is an incomplete list of possible locations:

RewardsEdit

Level GoldIcon
1–5 50
6–10 100
11–15 150
16–20 200
21–26 250
27–31 300
32–36 350
37–41 400
42+ 500

JournalEdit

The Burglary Job – TGRBE
IDJournal Entry
10I've been told to retrieve the <Alias=ItemToGet> from <Alias=WealthyHome> in <Alias=City>. I need to complete this job without killing any of the location's residents or getting caught and spending time in jail.
  • Objective 10: Retrieve the <Alias=ItemToGet> from <Alias=WealthyHome> in <Alias=City>
50I've retrieved the <Alias=ItemToGet> from <Alias=WealthyHouse> in <Alias=City>
  • Objective 20: Return the <Alias=ItemToGet> to Vex
200I've successfully complete the job and received my share of the pay.
  • Quest complete
250During the course of this task, I was arrested and sent to the local jail. I've therefore failed the job and was forced to forfeit my share of the pay.
  • Quest failed
By killing a resident at the task's location, I've failed this job and was forced to forfeit my share of the pay.
  • Quest failed
Before the task could be completed, I decided to quit. I've therefore failed the job and forfeited any pay I might have received.
  • Quest failed

NotesEdit

  • These are side quests and do not play a major role in the Thieves Guild main storyline. They are required, however, in order to become the guildmaster.
  • Due to the location of Heimskr's House in Whiterun, it is extremely difficult to get in without being noticed. It is best to wait until Heimskr is inside his house and asleep or the Dragonborn will be spotted.
  • Even though the target objects are stolen, they are not marked as stolen in inventory.

BugsEdit

This section contains bugs related to The Burglary Job. 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  , 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.
  • Heimskr's House may also become a target. However, if the quest is triggered after completion of the quest Battle for Whiterun, it will be impossible to complete, as there is no longer any way to enter.
  • In the quests where the Golden Urn or the Jeweled Candlestick (Solitude) must be stolen, upon returning to Vex, she explains that the Dragonborn 'got caught' or 'got arrested' and the quest will be failed even if they did not get actually get caught or arrested.
    •  PC(Fix)   One can work around the issue by entering the console command set TGRFailArrestVex to 0.
  • The above bug can also be encountered in radiant quests for Markarth resulting in the quest failing despite the Dragonborn neither being seen or arrested.


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