- For other uses, see Ancient Knowledge.
Ancient Knowledge is an ability found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
It is a reward for completing the quest "Unfathomable Depths."
Knowledge gained from the Lexicon confers a 25% armor rating bonus to Dwarven armor pieces and Smithing increases 15% faster.
This section contains bugs related to Ancient Knowledge (Skyrim). Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:
- Please reload an old save to confirm if the bug is still happening.
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- Be descriptive when listing the bug and fixes, but avoid having conversations in the description and/or using first-person anecdotes: such discussions belong on the appropriate forum board.
- PC 360 PS3 Ancient Knowledge gives 25% armor bonus to all armor types except Dwarven armor. This can happen even after the official patch 220.127.116.11.8 that supposedly has the fix for the bug.
- PC 360 PS3 Even though the effect's description says it only improves how fast Smithing can level up, it may improve how far armor and weapons can be upgraded instead.