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Augur of Dunlain
TESV Augur
Gender Previously male
Faction The College of Winterhold
Services Augury
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"They seek meaning, shelter in knowledge; they will not find it."
―Augur of Dunlain[src]

Augur of Dunlain is a divination artifact in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, found within The Midden Dark level of The Midden of The College of Winterhold.

BackgroundEdit

Previously a gifted student of the college, the Augur of Dunlain ended up in its current state due to an over-zealous pursuit in his discipline of magic. Since then, it has been known for its wisdom, but the people of the College do not like to talk about it.[source?]

InteractionsEdit

Good IntentionsEdit

The Dragonborn confides in the device, at the request of Quaranir, to receive aid with locating the Staff of Magnus.

Restoration Ritual SpellEdit

Becoming a Master of Restoration brings the Dragonborn to the Augur once more, at the suggestion of Collette Marence. Seeking approval from the Augur, the Dragonborn removes all equipment and is required to survive against several ghosts that wield Destruction magic.

QuestsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Augurs were priests and diviners, mainly in Rome and Etruria, who were tasked with interpreting signs and omens. These groups of Augurs were tasked with discerning the will of the gods, which they did by studying multiple aspects of the flight of birds. They were consulted for a wide variety of tasks, ranging from decisions about religion, commerce and war to questions like where to build new cities.

TriviaEdit

  • It is possible that the Augur of Dunlain is from Dunlain Falls.
  • The Augur of Dunlain's dialogue cannot be skipped, the only other instances when this happens is with some Daedric Princes.

AppearancesEdit

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