The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is a living, breathing world that offers players an abundance of discoveries. Nearly 10 years after it's release, gamers are still revealing its secrets with hidden treasure maps and chests scattered throughout the game - new adventures await those who have yet to experience this classic!
In this guide we revisit the secret treasures of the game that many have missed, while others are still discovering to this very day!
Skyrim is an exciting world of possibility, with twelve treasure maps hidden across its many realms. Each chest carries a unique bounty waiting to be discovered by adventurers like you - what valuable treasures does your path await? Your journey may yield different rewards than those found elsewhere as the loot for each map scales with the player's current level! What riches will you come away from Skyrim possessing?
Deep in the snow-filled woods of Helgen lies one of Skyrim's greatest secrets - a fort by the name Neugrad. There, atop its tallest watchtower rests an enthralling map to uncover and explore. Follow it across miles of untouched terrain until you reach your destination—a chest gloriously half buried beneath layers upon layers of snow on those sloping hills above a glimmering lake!
Your journey begins at the Guardian Stones, where a path to Riverwood is revealed. Setting out westward you reach Lady Stone island and should direct your compass northeast - near here lies Stony Creek Cave in which potential rewards await! Inside awaits bandits hard at work mining by a waterfall as well as an alchemy table sequestered away from their hustle & bustle; it's here that one of them holds the map to lead you closer towards uncovering hidden treasure beneath Lake Northeast.
Take the adventure to find Lucky Lorenz's Shack, a destroyed house located southeast of Valtheim Towers. Inside you can discover an unexpected treasure map held by the late Lucky Lorenz himself! To make your way there traverse Riften and delve through Broken Helm Hollow - home turf for some infamous bandits. Once on site jump down from its flowing waterfall onto a ledge where you'll locate this chested reward awaiting discovery!
If you head east from Bleakcoast Cave, near Winterhold, there awaits an unmarked area containing two dead hunters and some Horkers. One of the corpses is clasping a map that splits into two distinct parts-the key to unlock something special and its corresponding chest. If you follow the road west out of Solitude until reaching Dragon Bridge then search for a particular tree standing nearby; tied around it will be satchel housing your clue -the item needed to open up this mystery treasure! The prize can also be unlocked with enough Lockpicking proficiency if one chooses not use their discovery at all. No matter what route chosen, don't forget about your reward waiting just beyond the bridge…
Trek to Traitor's Post, located east of Hollyfrost Farm near Windhelm. Inside the walls of this ancient dungeon awaits two Bandits just waiting to be defeated - and with them comes a prize! Don't forget your picklock as you make your way into one of the first-floor bedrooms; there lies an unlocked chest brimming with treasure maps start scouting for hidden loot now!
Stay tuned as we release more treasure map locations!!!