It is the second quest in the main questline. The Vestige is tasked to meet the Prophet who has found his safe haven to continue their quest to retrieve their soul. He welcomes them to the Harborage and invites them to enter his mind.
The Harborage is the same for all factions. However, the closest city will change based on the chosen faction.
- Talk to The Prophet
- Find the cave
- Walk with The Prophet in his mind
- Learn more by asking questions
- Return to the cave
- Complete the quest
They first meet in a major city where The Prophet directs them to the new safe haven — The Harborage. He invites them to enter his mind to learn more about the past.
The Prophet and the Vestige enter the Prophet's memory to learn why Molag Bal captured their souls in Coldharbour.
They see an Elder Scroll. The Prophet tells the Vestige their destiny is bound to the Five Companions, who tried to make Emperor Varen a Dragonborn. Mannimarco, the traitor, convinced Varen to attempt the failed ritual. The Vestige can also learn more about the Five Companions and how The Prophet ended up in Coldharbour.
The Soulburst allowed Molag Bal to enter the world and take souls from many of its inhabitants.
The Prophet concludes the journey into his mind with an ultimatum: they must stop Molag Bal and his Dark Anchors, or the world is doomed. They return to the cave, and he adds, it's your story now. They must assemble the Five Companions, the first of which they already know — Lyris Titanborn. The Prophet plans to rescue her, but it will take time. He suggests the Vestige tracks down Mannimarco's agents and expose them. He will contact them when the time is right. Completing the quest will reward them the ring Prophet's Recollection, and a sum of .