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Eyes of the Falmer

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Eyes of the Falmer
Left eye of falmer
5 WeightIcon
Base Value:
2,500 GoldIcon
Type: Miscellaneous

The Eyes of the Falmer, also known as the Eyes of the Snow Elves, are treasures found during the Thieves Guild quest, Blindsighted. They appear as large egg-shaped gems with a red glow, pried from the eye sockets of a large Snow Elf statue in Irkngthand.

Acquisition (Spoiler)Edit

They may only be acquired after killing Mercer Frey, at the end of the quest. Two eyes are acquired, the Left Eye of the Falmer and the Right Eye of the Falmer. They are each valued at 2,500 GoldIcon.

Quest relevanceEdit

The Left Eye of the Falmer is a quest item and a larceny target (The Litany of Larceny ) that can only be turned in to Delvin Mallory at the Thieves Guild for between 1,200 and 3,200 GoldIcon. Further, quest items turned in to Mallory appear on a shelf behind the Guild Master's desk in the Ragged Flagon - Cistern. The items can be stolen from the guild itself.

There is no quest attached to the Right Eye of the Falmer, so it can be sold to merchants who buy stolen goods.

Thief's Last WordsEdit

The following is a letter found on the corpse of a thief in Irkngthand.

"Nobody thought they were real, but I've seen them.

The Eyes of the Snow Elves!

The Dwarves thought they took them from the Falmer, but they themselves were fooled. A statue, built in secrecy by the slaves, the eyes burn into you, and I see them even now. S'raffa escaped through the collapsing tunnel, but he'll never escape what we've seen. Men will never believe him, and he'll be driven mad by the knowledge that he'll never see them again. But I may yet see them again before I die."


  • If the Eyes are dropped and then put underwater, they will glow a pink color.


This section contains bugs related to Eyes of the Falmer. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:

  1. Please reload an old save to confirm if the bug is still happening.
  2. If the bug is still occurring, please post the bug report with the appropriate system template  360  ,  PS3  ,  PC  , depending on which platform(s) the bug has been encountered on.
  3. 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.
  • The Left Eye of the Falmer may not spawn. The quest continues, but no reward can be collected.
  •  360   PS3   The Left Eye of the Falmer may not have any message upon acquiring it stating to take it to Delvin like previous items, it will cause it to not be sellable to Delvin thus making it impossible to complete the side quest.
  •  360   PS3   The "Left Eye of the Falmer" may not trigger the option to sell to Delvin Mallory. However the quest still completes as normal and you may sell the Eye to any merchant. The only downside is the Eye will not be placed on the trophy shelves in the Flagon Cistern, making your trophy collection incomplete. Can be manually placed on shelf but "can" randomly fall and/or disappear.

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