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Cave  Snapleg Cave
Snapleg Cave
Map
Snapleg Cave Map
Hold The Rift
Type Cave
Sublocations None
Quests None
Characters None
Enemies Hagraven, Spriggan
Location ID SnaplegCaveExterior
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Snapleg Cave is a cave located in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. The cave is located between Ivarstead and Riften.

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"If you journey north, stay well away from Snapleg Cave. Damn Hagravens have infested the place."
Rift Guard[src]

DescriptionEdit

It is a small cave, housing several witches and hags. It features a cooking pot, an alchemy Lab and an arcane Enchanter. Several spiders and a giant spider also dwell inside the cave, protecting the witches. Towards the "end" of the cave, there is a Hagraven and several random loot chests.

There is also a Spriggan locked in a cage, which if freed, will not turn hostile and will attempt to leave the dungeon to return to a clearing outside Eldergleam Sanctuary.

  • Those with a high sneak skill can free the Spriggan without alerting the Hagraven. In this case the Spriggan will assist with killing the Hagraven before exiting.

LayoutEdit

The cave is entered via a large Chasm, leading straight down to three skeevers surrounding a dead deer at the bottom. A long hallway leads to a large cavern with a Frostbite Spider and two Hags. In the centre of the room there is a cooking pot and two tents, within the foremost there is a chest and some Alchemy ingredients. To the left there is a small mound with a Staff of Paralysis lying over top of a crate with a potion and four Soul Gem Fragments.

To the right is the entrance to the next room. After going through a corridor and a small area with a Troll, there will be a larger room with lots of spider sacks and a giant rock pillar in the center. Here are 3 Frostbite Spiders. Straight ahead leads to a cave with a Giant Frostbite Spider, a dead bandit and a chest (this is a dead end).

To the left, before the cavearea, a corridor leads to two more Frostbite Spiders and a pull chain, (To the left of the chain is a chest behind some cobwebs) that opens a rock wall into a cavern with a Hag. There are two large tents, within one is some alchemical ingredients and a Breathing Water spell book. In the other is a dead Elk.

The next room is a large open room with water (the body of a Novice Conjurer can be found floating here, containing loot) down the sides, with a Hag, a Hagraven and the Spriggan. The tent at the end of the room has two leveled Soul Gems and an Arcane Enchanter. To the right leads to a small empty room with a chest and a Alchemy Lab. Another Pull Chain opens a door to above the second room to make exiting easier.

It is possible to explore this location in reverse - when entering the cave, simply turn left, and jump up.

Notable lootEdit

AlchemyEdit

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