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"Blacklight holds the northern tip of Morrowind, and to the east is Dagoth Ur in all its fiery glory."
Description in Arena

Blacklight is a major city located along the northwestern coast of Morrowind. Blacklight is the modern capital of Morrowind when Mournhold was besieged by the Argonians.[2]

GeographyEdit

Center of power in Blacklight is a building known as the Rootspire. This is where the Grand Council meets to discuss Morrowind's current state.[1] There is a Temple of Azura built within the city.[3] West of the city is the Dunmeth Pass which connects it to Windhelm in Skyrim.[4] Because it's Redoran territory, It can be assumed that the architecture resembles large bug shells similar to Ald'ruhn and Raven Rock.

HistoryEdit

Second EraEdit

During Tiber Septim's conquest throughout Tamriel, the Blacklight area was the staging grounds of the Morrowind chapter. His army faced Redoran mercenaries, elite units of house nobles, Temple Ordinators, and Armigers in the general areas of Blacklight, Kragenmoor, Silgrad Tower, and Cormaris View.[5]

Third EraEdit

Main article: Blacklight (Arena)

During the Imperial Simulacrum, the Eternal Champion had at one point visited the city in their quest for a piece of the Staff of Chaos.

Fourth EraEdit

Unlike the cities in Vvardenfell, Blacklight managed to survive the Red Year. Because of the Argonian invasions from the southern borders of Deshaan, Mournhold was sacked to the ground and Blacklight was made the de facto capital city of Morrowind.[2]

TriviaEdit

When Arena was going to be a Tournament based game, Blacklight's team was known as the Dark Knights.[OOG 1]

By GameEdit

AppearancesEdit

References

Notice: The following are out-of-game references. They are not found in any in-game books, but can still be considered part of The Elder Scrolls lore and are included for completeness.
  1. Go Blades


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