Legacy of the Dragonborn
Main Quest Name Description

A Room with a View

After reaching the necessary display count of 150, you can ask Auryen about "Anything new happening?". He will tell you about founding the Explorer's Society and wants you to build the Explorer's Society Guild House while he's working on the Explorer's Guild Charter.

Digging Up Explorers

After completing A Room with a View, a letter from Auryen can be found on the Archaeology Skills table in the Explorer's Society Guild House. Reading it will start this quest.

Main excavations Description

The Excavation of Windcaller Pass

The Excavation of Windcaller Pass is the first quest in which the members of the Explorer's Society leave the museum together for an excavation. During the quest you will dig through and investigate Windcaller Pass.

The Excavation of the Ruins of Rkund

Second excavation, available 10 days after The Excavation of Windcaller Pass.

The Visage

After completing both 'Much Ado About Snow Elves' and 'The Excavation of the Ruins of Rkund' one can encounter the ghost outside Greenwall Cave, near Fort Greenwall (north of Riften).

Trial of Trinimac

The third and final excavation. Starts automatically three days after the end of The Visage.

Secondary Quest Name Description

Eternal Ice

Eternal Ice is a small side quest where you collect six Icy Shards in order to (re)create Hrormir's Icestaff at the Coldforge in Windcaller's Retreat. The quest can be started during The Excavation of Windcaller Pass.

A Path to the Heavens

The quest will start when you find the Dwemer Schematics in Karagas' Tower during the Excavation of the Ruins of Rkund.

Branching Out

Build an Explorer's Society outpost. Available after 'The Eye of Magnus'.

Branching Out... Again

Build another field station. Available after 'Escape from Cidhna Mine'. There is a week's delay after 'Branching Out' before the quest becomes available.

Branching Out... Ever More

Build the third field station, available after completing the Gauldur amulet. There is a short delay after 'Branching Out... Again' before the quest becomes available.

Tools of the Trade

After picking up Kamahl's Map from the Explorer's Society Guild House, the Dragonborn is given the location of a number of relics previously owned by great explorers and is tasked to find them.