How do I open the gate in Saarthal?

The entrance to Saarthal is locked (key required) at the start of the game. It can only be entered once you have started the quest Under Saarthal, meaning that you must first join the College of Winterhold and complete its first quest, First Lessons.

How do you complete the under Saarthal quest in Skyrim?

Quick Walkthrough[edit]

  1. Meet Tolfdir and the trainees outside Saarthal.
  2. Follow Tolfdir into the ruins.
  3. Find Arniel Gane and help him find some artifacts.
  4. Use the Saarthal Amulet to escape the trap.
  5. Follow Tolfdir deeper into the ruins.
  6. Discover the danger within Saarthal.
  7. Talk to the Arch-Mage and receive your reward.

Is Ancano bad Skyrim?

Ancano is an antagonist from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, where he serves as the main antagonist of College of Winterhold questline. She does, however, believe that Ancano is up to something bad, and tells the Dragonborn that he is not to be trusted.

What is the puzzle in Saarthal?

The trick is to turn the pillars in the correct order. Facing them from the doorway the player enters from it is: back left pillar to Whale, front left pillar to Snake, back right pillar to Eagle, front right pillar to Whale.

Do I need to keep the Saarthal amulet?

The amulet is one of the items the Dragonborn must find for Arniel Gane in order to continue in the quest in Saarthal. It does not need to be returned.

What is the combination for the golden claw door in Skyrim?

The answer is Snake, Snake, Fish, which allows you to safely pull the lever, raise the gate and progress.

Is Ancano a Thalmor spy?

Ancano is an Altmer mage at the College of Winterhold. He is a Thalmor operative, serving as an advisor to Arch-Mage Savos Aren and is the primary antagonist of the College of Winterhold questline.

Can you marry Ancano in Skyrim?

You can make him a follower or marriage with him.

Where is the danger in Saarthal?

New main objective: Find the danger within Saarthal. Head towards the northern exit (screen above). It’s locked, so you will need to pull the TWO chains on its sides. Only afterwards will you be able to open the door leading to the proper part of the Saarthal ruins.

How to solve the saarthal puzzle in the Elder Scrolls V?

Beyond there is a puzzle with six different movable pillars. The correct position for each pillar is shown on the wall directly behind and above them. This fact could easily be missed if the Dragonborn were not up close to the pillars. The Candlelight spell (or Night Eye) makes them easier to see.

Where are the pillars in the saarthal puzzle?

Saarthal puzzle? After several more rooms and traps, there will be a door on the second floor near a broken coffin. Beyond there is a puzzle with six different movable pillars. The correct position for each pillar is shown on the wall directly behind and above them.

Who are the quest givers in Skyrim under saarthal?

Contents Quest Giver: Tolfdir Location (s): Saarthal, College of Winterhold Prerequisite Quest: First Lessons Next Quest: Hitting the Books Reward: Staff of Magelight

How long does it take to get to saarthal in Skyrim?

It takes them at least four in-game hours to make the trip, longer if they have to deal with multiple enemies (however, all of the students are given protected status at the start of the quest, meaning they are not at risk of being killed along the way).