"Haven lies on the southern edge of Valenwood. She seems a place of safety in an otherwise dangerous world..."
―Description in Arena[src]

Haven is the south easternmost city in Valenwood, located along the Long Coast of Grahtwood.

  • Haven circa 2E 582
  • Haven circa 3E 399



Haven is one of few cities in Valenwood that was constructed by the Altmer. The city is located on the southeastern coast of Grahtwood. The city is has a large port at the southern end of the city with two ports. The three larger buildings in Haven belong to the Fighters Guild, the Mages Guild, and the Phynaster's Stride Inn. There are four exits: the western gate leads to Southpoint, the northwestern gate leads to Elden Root, the northeastern gate leads to Brackenleaf, and the east gate leads to the marsh and Fisherman's Isle.



First EraEdit

In the late first era, the city of Haven was a simple trading port. It wasn't until the Second Empire stepped in and occupied Valenwood. Haven, along with Falinesti, Elden Root, Silvenar, Cormount, and Woodhearth were given independence and became a major power in the region.[2]

Second EraEdit

Main article: Haven (Online)

During the Alliance War, Haven was seized by a group of pirates known as the Jackdaw Pirates. The leader of the Jade Dragoons, General Endare left the city for unknown reasons, as a result the city of Haven was lost.[3] The leader of the Pirates, Gjarma Raven-Hair planned on resurrecting fallen soldiers from the battle before and level Haven to the ground. However, the Vestige and a group of Aldmeri Dominion Soldiers lead by Lord Gharesh-ri defeated the necromancer and saved Haven.

Third EraEdit

Main article: Haven (Arena)

At the time of the Imperial Simulacrum, the Eternal Champion had at one point visited the city of Haven in their quest to find a piece of the Staff of Chaos.


  • When Arena was going to be a Tournament based game, Haven's team was known as the Red Spears.[OOG 1]
  • Scuttlers are sold as pets from Haven to Daggerfall.[4]

By gameEdit



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