Silent Ruin in Blackreach, in the magical chest. Additionally, when reaching 75 in the Archaeology skill, the compass can be crafted at the Archaeology Station.


The compass can be "equipped" from your inventory which will open a menu that will allow you to mark up to 3 locations anywhere in the world. When used again, you can travel to those locations (from any exterior space) and be given an option to drop a temporary "waymarker" to return to at any time, allowing you to adventure, return to a home location, stash your stuff and return to where you were to continue. The compass also has menu options to list where your marks are and to clear your marks altogether. You can also override existing marks by placing a new one.


  • The display can take both the original and the replica.
  • Upon picking it up your Archaeology Skill increases by one point.

Crafting recipes


Made at the Replica Station in the Curator's Office with the following materials:

Archaeology Skill

Requirement: Rank 75 in the Archaeology Skill.
Made at the Archaeology Station with the following materials:

  • 70 Fragment: Dwemer
  • 3 Fragment: Dwemer Keystone


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