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  • When misrule takes its place at the eight corners of the world

    When the Brass Tower walks and Time is reshaped

    When the thrice-blessed fail and the Red Tower trembles

    When the Dragonborn Ruler loses his throne, and the White Tower falls

    When the Snow Tower lies sundered, kingless, bleeding

    The World-Eater wakes, and the Wheel turns upon the Last Dragonborn.

    So the Snow Tower is said to be High Hrothgar right? I have never found any real ingame confirmation of it, and it wouldn't make sense, because other than it being the tallest mountain and snowy it is not:

    Sundered

    Kingless (Does it even have a King?)

    Bleeding (Are they at war with one another?  Never heard of that happening over there.)

    So my question is, does the Snow Tower truly refer to High Hrothgar or is it speculated? If it does truly refer to High Hrothgar, can someone provide an ingame source?

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    • Snow tower refers to Skyrim as a whole

      Snow: Skyrim is known for being cold, wintery & snowy

      Tower: Skyrim is the northern most province making it the highest place on a map (places & things of hight are often referd to as towers. "he towers over the rest".).

      Surenderd: As part of the empire the lost and subsequently surenderd to the elves

      Kingless: Ulfric killed the High King

      Bleeding: refers to the civil war of nord killing nord and spilling blood.

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    • No one really knows. Some people seem to think that it refers to the whole of Skyrim, others High Hrothgar, and others believe it is the Throat of the World. We may never know for certain.

      All we know is this: The Snow Tower is in chaos. Skyrim without a High King(Kingless), the country effectively broken in two by the outlawing of Talos worship(Sundered), and with a civil war brewing. By the time of The Elder Scrolls V, the civil war had escalated further(Bleeding).

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    • 81.110.199.147 wrote:
      Snow tower refers to Skyrim as a whole

      Snow: Skyrim is known for being cold, wintery & snowy

      Tower: Skyrim is the northern most province making it the highest place on a map (places & things of hight are often referd to as towers. "he towers over the rest".).

      Surenderd: As part of the empire the lost and subsequently surenderd to the elves

      Sundered: Something broken, refers to skyrim being divided into two factions.

      Snow Tower: Likely refers to throat of the world.

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    • These "towers" mentioned in the prophecy are metaphysical concepts, rather than locations or objects. They basically symbolize the nature, spirit, or essence, of each of the specific branches of the Ehlnofey's mortal descendants. Or, to put it more simply, these "towers" symbolize the underlying essence of each of the mortal races of Tamriel; the thing that makes them what they are and sets them apart from the others.

      E.g.: the unseen, spiritual, metaphyiscal concept that sets apart the Dunmer race from the Nord race, both in mind and body, is symbolized by the "Red Tower" and the "Snow Tower", respectively.

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    • The first part is related with the first game and The Eternal Champion's quest to free the emperor using the eight pieces of The Staff Of Chaos.

      The second part is of course, Daggerfall and all outcomes happening and the Numidium being powered causing the Dragonbreak.

      I think the red tower is Red Mountain and Dagoth Ur trembling from the Nerevarine, the protagonist.

      The fourth one is the events of Oblivion and the last heir of Tiber Septim becoming deceased after breaking the Blood of The Akatosh, The Amulet of Kings, and becoming the avatar of Akatosh.

      The fifth one is Skyrim with no high king, a civil war, and two armies which is sundered.

      The last part is talking about YOU, yes you, the last one with the soul and blood of a dragon, taking down the "Eater of Worlds" Alduin.

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    • Arshudar Al-Muhdarin wrote:
      These "towers" mentioned in the prophecy are metaphysical concepts, rather than locations or objects. They basically symbolize the nature, spirit, or essence, of each of the specific branches of the Ehlnofey's mortal descendants. Or, to put it more simply, these "towers" symbolize the underlying essence of each of the mortal races of Tamriel; the thing that makes them what they are and sets them apart from the others.

      E.g.: the unseen, spiritual, metaphyiscal concept that sets apart the Dunmer race from the Nord race, both in mind and body, is symbolized by the "Red Tower" and the "Snow Tower", respectively.

      Yes, I agree, but for sure, the Red Tower is Red Mountain and Snow Tower could be either Skyrim as a whole or The Peak of The World, High Hrothgar, which are both respectively something that towers others.

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    • Cough

      https://www.reddit.com/r/teslore/comments/2t4fmj/a_snowthroat_theory_with_a_splash_of_headcanon/

      Cough


      Also: While the Towers are definitely metaphysical, they are also definite locations, each with their own stones that anchor their power.

      - Ada-Mantia (Tower Zero): Adamantine Tower; Stone - Zero Stone (Convention). Active.

      - White-Gold (Tower One): White-Gold Tower; Stone - Chim-el Adabal. Deactivated - Stone destroyed by Martin

      - Orichalc: Yokuda somewhere; Stone - A Sword. Deactivated - Destroyed with Yokuda by the Pantratosword.

      - Crystal-Like-Law: Crystal Tower, Sumerset; Stone - A Person. Deactivated - Destroyed by invading Daedra durring Oblivion Crisis.

      - Greep-Sap: Graht Oaks of Vallenwood (Potentially the Ooze); Stone - Perchance Acorn. Status disputed - Many believe it has been deactivated because Falinesti has stopped walking, but we learned in Aurbical Enigma 4: The Elden Tree that the Tower is every graht oak, not just the walking city.

      - Snow-Throat: Throat of the World; Stone - The Cave. Status disputed. Probably deactivated. See above link for most likely status.

      - Red-Heart: Red Mountain; Stone - Heart of Lorkhan. Deactivated. Deactivated when the Neravarine sent the Heart of Lorkhan away.

      - Walk-Brass: Numidium; Stone - The Mantella. Deactivated. Destroyed durring the Warp in the West.

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    • Its also said that the top of the snow tower is only half there. This is referring to the time wound

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