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Runed Lexicon is a quest item in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


The Dragonborn received a Blank Lexicon from Septimus Signus. After filling it during the quest "Discerning the Transmundane" it becomes the Runed Lexicon and is given to Septimus Signus after the quest. If his remains are looted, the Runed Lexicon can be recovered. However, it has no use other than possibly decorating the home.

Related questsEdit


This section contains bugs related to Runed Lexicon. 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  / XB1  ,  PS3  / PS4  ,  PC  / MAC  , 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.
  •  PC   360   PS3   The Lexicon may not disappear after the quest is finished. When playing on the PC, to remove the Lexicon, type "player.removeitem 3A3DD 1" in the console (or type "player.drop 3A3DD 1" to drop it). You can also leave it on the receptacle in the quest Discerning the Transmundane. There is no known fix for PS3 or Xbox.
  •  PC   360   PS3   After looting it from Septimus' corpse, the Runed Lexicon cannot be dropped.


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  • Runed Lexicon

    2 messages
    • This is still apparently a quest item, even though I'm sure I completed the related quests a while ago now. Is this a common bug for people? A...
    • Like it says on Discerning the Transmundane's bugs list the lexicon and essence extractor don't lose their quest item tags, if you loot them b...

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