The Fangs of Sithis is a quest available in The Elder Scrolls Online.


The artifacts buried beneath Sunscale Strand are dangerous. Looks-Under-Rocks warns that we may have trouble with them. I need to be careful when searching the ruins.

Quick walkthroughEdit

  1. Talk to Barvyn
  2. Talk to Looks-Under-Rocks
  3. Use Ancient Door to Enter Ruins
  4. Stop Barvyn
    1. Hints: Avoid or Defeat Ancient Argonian Traps
    2. Hints: Talk to Barvyn
  5. Exit Sunscale Ruins
  6. Talk to Looks-Under-Rocks


Three Salves will be available at each warded passageway entrance

  • Fireheart Salve (Use on Frost Wards / Blue)
  • Nature Salve (Use on Poison/Disease Wards / Green)
  • Coolmist Slave (Use on Fire Wards / Red)


  • 73–302 GoldIcon



This section contains bugs related to The Fangs of Sithis. 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  ,  NX  , 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.
  • If the Vestige is defeated by Barvyn during the first encounter in the ruins, Barvyn may not respawn again.