The city has two entrances both on the western sides of the city. Similar to Whiterun, Skywatch has three districts that rise upward on a hill. The upper district is where the castle and guilds are located. The district below that is where the parks are. The lower district is where the merchants and residents live. There is also a dock area where sailors and other seafarers stay.
- The High Elves of Skywatch celebrate the New Life Festival with the Mud Ball Merriment when the Bosmer brought the tradition from the mainland. The basis of it is that, you throw mud balls at each other.
During the Aldmer's time, Hightide Keep was a sprawling defensive fortress with magically properties that was maintained on the clock. As the years pass and the Aldmer evolved into the modern Altmer.
In the late first era, Errinorne Isle was used as a shipping and warehouse complex for the city of Skywatch. This changed when the Sload of Thras took the island. The island itself was abandoned after remnants of the All Flags Navy was wiped off the island.
In 1E 1301, an event known as the Sack of Skywatch began, it was considered one of the most terrible events in Tamriel along with the War of the Uvichil. The Sload were knowledgeable in the arts of Necromancy and infernal machines. Skywatch utilized Hightide Keep as a powerful defense against the Sload. The magic coming from the keep was able to sack dozens of Sload airships. The city however, lost to the Sload when a Sload Warcaster consumed dangerous alchemical reagents and threw himself at the base of the city. This caused the keep to fall into the sea and leaving Skywatch open to the Sload.
In 2E 582, Skywatch was celebrating High Kinlady Estre's promotion in the Thalmor. While the festivities commenced, Auridon was under threat by a radical racist group known as the Veiled Heritance. The Eyes of the Queen had been investigating their whereabouts in places such as Mathiisen and Skywatch. Razum-dar of the Eye tasked the Vestige into infiltrating the Veiled Heritance. At the Barbed Hook Tavern, the Vestige met a Heritance agent named Palomir who took them to Errinorne Isle and The Veiled Keep.
After completing the initiate tasks, the Vestige entered the Veiled Keep to find out that High Kinlady Estre is the leader of the Veiled Heritance. She plans to kill Ayrenn and have her husband, Prince Naemon be king of the Blessed Isles. With this astonishing news, the Vestige reported back to Razum-dar and Queen Ayrenn to expose Estre for treason. However, Estre escapes and her conquest over Auridon began with the Siege of Dawnbreak.
- When Arena was going to be a Tournament based game, Skywatch's team was known as the Assassins.[OOG 1]