"I am the Master of Incunabula, the keeper of tomes. I've come here to inspect the Arcanaeum, the guild's library. I've dedicated my life to expanding our guild's knowledge. Standards must be kept."

Valaste is an Altmer Mages Guild member residing in Vulkhel Guard, Daggerfall, Davon's Watch, or Mournhold, among other cities. She is the main quest giver and the Mistress of Incunabula for the Mages Guild.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Aldmeri Dominion[edit | edit source]

Daggerfall Covenant[edit | edit source]

Ebonheart Pact[edit | edit source]

Interactions[edit | edit source]

Long Lost Lore[edit | edit source]

Valaste wants the Vestige to travel into a nearby ruin which may hold useful ancient knowledge.

Simply Misplaced[edit | edit source]

The Vestige must retrieve the Wabbajack and collect a book.

Circus of Cheerful Slaughter[edit | edit source]

Valaste shows the Vestige Sheogorath's book which transports them to the Shivering Isles.

Chateau of the Ravenous Rodent[edit | edit source]

Valaste may be spoken to before entering the Shivering Isles.

The Mad God's Bargain[edit | edit source]

Sheogorath has been turning Valaste slowly insane and has offered to take her to the Shivering Isles with him.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

  • "If you want to join the Mages Guild, please see the magister. I have pressing issues I must attend to." – Prior to joining the Mages Guild
  • Shalidor! Labryinthian's father, the Spellmirror's forger. Are you speaking truly? And um.. this book's pages are blank. Why is it glowing?
  • "Shalidor! Shalidor! Where are you Shallywallydorable?"
  • "The buzzing is louder and louder and louder. Stopped. It stopped, it's all right now."
  • "Have you seen my books? My books are my friends, did you know that?"
  • "How did the butterflies get inside my head? They're swirling around my words and drinking my mind honey" – During "The Mad God's Bargain"

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Appearances[edit | edit source]

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