Endorsements. I've made my decision and Erandur has died by my hands. !HELP!Dawnstar*Waking Nightmare quest broken - posted in Skyrim Technical Support: Hello all. So today I was playing Skyrim and I decided to do the quest Waking Nightmare.I started the quest and got the same bug a lot of people have got when they do the quest in the temple when they try to save the game crashes, so I looked how to get around this bug. All the townsfolk are suffering the same nightmares and Erandur knows how to get rid of them. Waking Nightmare Quest CTD - posted in Skyrim Mod Troubleshooting: I'm getting a CTD while trying to complete the Waking Nightmare Quest. However, if a finishing blow is initiated on an enemy in this situation, the Dragonborn may be pulled through the barrier during the attack, where they can simply take the soul gem and thus skip forward in the questline without the Torpor. This may be resolved by talking to him two or more times to get the next instruction to search on the upper level. 7. This can be resolved by waiting for a significant length of time and killing all the enemies until the Skull is reached. close. They seem to be relying on a priest of Mara named Erandur for assistance. You will then awaken. Added on 03 January 2021 9:27PM. If, when exiting the Dreamstride, you don't disable the barrier and instead continue on to the skull yourself, Erandur will eventually teleport to the skull room, after a long walk through the dungeon in the opposite direction. There is a clattering noise in the background. Quest Giver One of the men addresses you as "Brother Casimir", and asks if you are ready to release the Miasma. Make sure you speak with him straight away. Take it back to Erandur, who will decipher the book and state that you must use a potion called "Vaermina's Torpor." The concentration of Miasma sent both the Orc invaders and the priests into a sleep that lasted for years. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition. Saving manually can cause Erandur to stop doing anything quest related and can only be reset by loading from previous save before quest was started. The quest can be finished by attacking, then calming him. Erandur, a priest of Mara, wants the Dragonborn's help to destroy the Skull of Corruption, which will release Vaermina's hold on people's dreams.This quest is given after visiting Dawnstar and speaking to Erandur, who is in the Windpeak Inn. You can awaken him even after completing the quest. It is possible to get the achievement without the Skull of Corruption, thanks to a bug in the quest ". Take the soul gem to stop the force field. If you ignore Vaermina's command, Erandur will destroy the skull and then offer to travel with you as a follower; he does not betray you as Vaermina would have had you believe. Reward If pressed for details, he simply insists that the Dragonborn needs to trust him as a priest of Mara. Though everything is quite hazy, you can discern from what they are saying that you have traveled back in time to the moment of the Orc invasion of the temple. The people of Dawnstar are not sleeping well, experiencing terrible nightmares every night. Sheathe your weapon and he will then become passive again. Skyrim: Waking Nightmare Quest Walkthrough. Each quest covers a certain Daedric Prince in the universe, ranging from the insane Sheogorath to the forgotten Clavicus Vile. This will release the Miasma. He fears that, when the doors are opened, the gas will dissipate, and everyone will wake up and be hostile. Veren and Thorek may rarely be flagged as essential during the fight, making it impossible to kill them and progress the quest. ... Join Skyrim Red Shirts. Post Comment. I must make a choice; either allow Erandur to complete the ritual and destroy the Skull, or kill Erandur and wield the Skull of Corruption as my own. Erandur has assured me he can end the nightmares, the source of which seems to be within Nightcaller Temple, a place of worship for Vaermina. From a tome obtained in the temple's library, Erandur has discovered a way to breach the inner sanctum. Waking Nightmare is a quest available in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in which the Dragonborn must assist Erandur, a priest of Mara and formerly a priest of Vaermina, to stop the nightmares experienced by the people of Dawnstar. Games. Erandur will pause if he begins to get very far ahead of you. If you are over-encumbered when you drink the Torpor, you will be over-encumbered for the entire flashback scene, and will be unable to access your inventory to drop items. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following: Skull of Corruption as it appears in game. He is bound to show up there. In the case of “Waking Nightmare,” you will get to see the handiwork of Vaermira and her followers. Though the Miasma is supposed to degrade the minds of those under its effects, as seen with the cultists and Orcs in the temple, Veren and Thorek appear not to have been affected as were the rest. Leaving the inn and re-entering may fix the issue. 5. While in the Dreamstride, the barrier will still block the doorway despite there being no visible signs of a barrier. To bypass this, proceed to the last room with the skull on your own. In addition, the Vaermina Devotees' inventories are refilled; if they were looted already, this allows you to gain twice as many items from them. Once you’re there head inside of Windpeak Inn. Waking Nightmare for sure; Zulfardin was an undertaking of mine before I understood much about modding, and consequently the navmesh edits I made were a hackjob. They seem to be relying on a priest of Mara named Erandur for assistance. The people of Dawnstar are not sleeping well, experiencing terrible nightmares every night. They are the two Vaermina Devotees that told Casimir—the Dragonborn in the dream—to release the Miasma. I crashed. Luckily, he has a key—a leftover from when he was himself a Priest of Vaermina. He explains that the nightmares are being caused by an event that happened in Nightcaller Temple, a ruin located on the clifftop overlooking Dawnstar. Make your way through the opening and follow Erandur to the balcony overlooking the tower's inner sanctum. More images View more from uploader. If you take the daedra seriously, want to garner favor with them, or come from a culture where daedra are revered as gods, killing Erandur becomes a lot more of an understandable choice. 73. Waking Nightmare Quest CTD - posted in Skyrim Mod Troubleshooting: I'm getting a CTD while trying to complete the Waking Nightmare Quest. Leave a Reply. After going through the Dreamstride, all of the loot respawns on the dead enemies. Erandur should be waiting for you there. In addition to attacking Erandur, Veren and Thorek may also attack each other, making this fight particularly easy. He became a priest of Mara and now wishes to resolve loose ends in the Temple. Waking Nightmare Waking Nightmare (Vaermina) Journey to the Windpeak Inn in Dawnstar where the conversation is about the nightmares plaguing the townsfolk. The Dreamstride is located on the upper level in the north-east corner of the room, on a lectern. 5. If you have a follower, the follower will not enter. A fix for this is to wait a few hours and then reenter the inn. It is possible to "talk" to some of the Orcs if right next to them when they wake up, though they only spout general dialogue, and they will still attack afterwards. Erandur But as he does so, Vaermina will speak to you: At this point, you can kill Erandur and take the skull, or spare him and take him on as a follower. This bug is fixed by version 22.214.171.124.8 of the. Open the inventory, head to potions and drink the Vaermina's Torpor (screen above) by pressing E. A rather untypical scene awaits you, it will take place during a dream and show the events before the gas which was supposed to stop the Orcs from obtaining the Skull of Corruption was released. Quest requirements: This quest can be completed only after reaching at least level 14. Total views. As a Priest of Mara, he is unable to use the potion, but says that you will be able to do so. Erandur is a pretty cool guy and a decent follower, while the skull of Corruption is kind of a shit item, like a lot of daedric artifacts in Skyrim. The Skull of Corruption is a dream-powered staff given by Vaermina as a reward for completing the Waking Nightmare quest in Dawnstar.To Dreamsteal, you simply cast it on a sleeping person and it will collect their dreams; however, it will still need to be charged with soul gems as well. Prev 1 2 Next. I've found myself within the dreams of a priest of Vaermina. Community content is available under. If killed, his body will be unable to be looted or reanimated, which makes the quest impossible to complete. He warns that the inhabitants of Dawnstar are in terrible danger, as the nightmares are a symptom of having their memories stolen by the Daedric Prince Vaermina. If this action is performed, the Dragonborn can proceed back through the temple to the soul gem generating the barrier and remove it without using the Torpor. He fears that, when the doors are opened, the gas will dissipate, and everyone will wake up and be hostile. Talk to Erandur, and he will report that you disappeared and reappeared on the other side of the barrier, and that you can now access the Skull of Corruption. After deactivating the barrier and clearing the first two rooms, Erandur may run ahead and wait for the Dragonborn in the final chamber to complete the quest. After drinking the Torpor, the game may crash. Waking Nightmare The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. I am experiencing the Orc invasion of the temple over a decade ago. This page was last modified on 15 November 2020, at 23:49. If an entry is marked as "Finishes Quest" it means the quest disappears from the Active Quest list, but you may still receive new entries for that quest. The enemies can be made to appear using two more console commands: After drinking the Torpor, or shortly after pulling the chain to release the miasma, the game may crash. Once you have removed the soul gem to take down the barrier, the barrier may not come down. I've heard the words of the goddess Vaermina, who claims that Erandur will kill me after the ritual to destroy the Skull of Corruption is complete. Activating the quest. Killing him is not considered a crime. Another unique home (and more) from SlimeSire.https://www.nexusmods.com/skyrimspecialedition/mods/34329?tab=description When logged in, you can choose up to 12 games that will be displayed as favourites in this menu. In order to pass through the barrier it will be necessary to go to the library to find the book The Dreamstride. If Erandur is talked to while he is suspended midair in front of the Skull, it will break the spell holding him up and the normal dialogue options will appear. Casimir is instructed to release the Miasma to protect the Skull. In the case of “Waking Nightmare,” you will get to see the handiwork of Vaermira and her followers. To fix this you have to hit him a few times and the illusion will be removed when he casts his flame spell. I've made my decision, and allowed Erandur to live. I’ve come up against a strange issue with the waking nightmare quest. A mature drama free social group enjoying PVE questing, Dungeons, trials and arenas. If he lives, he can be a follower for no charge. I followed Erandur for a certain time to get to a certain location, but on a very specific spot that he stood on. I started a new game and stumbled upon Dawnstar (thanks to live another life) and have taken upon a a Daedric quest called Waking Nightmare. Following him down a curving set of steps leads to some leveled Orcs waking up that will attack if given the chance, and a blue barrier. To avoid this, make sure to enter the temple before Erandur. Skull of Corruption orErandur as a follower By obtaining a special liquid, we'll be able to perform a Dreamstride... travel a distance using another subject's dreams. Clearing the area of enemies beforehand can help prevent this from occurring. Snow bears, snowy sabre cats, ice wraiths or frostbite spiders may be there instead, depending on the Dragonborn's level. It may require talking to him two or more times to get the next instruction to search on the upper level. Two skeevers inhabit the hall near the back, and a lectern on the raised area contains books. Image information. Obtaining two Artifacts from one quest will then be required, and the only way you can do that is by obtaining both the Ring of Hircine and the Savior's Hide from the Daedric quest Ill Met By Moonlight. It is also possible for Erandur to disappear making the quest impossible to complete. 0. After confronting them, you will find the way ahead blocked by a force field. This can be resolved by turning off automatic saves, and avoiding saves in the temple. If that fails, saving the game, getting killed, and loading the save should allow the conversation to start. Location Active 3 years, 6 months ago. Waking Nightmare - p. 1 TES V: Skyrim Guide. Go outside and then come back in. At one point, two Vaermina Devotees, Veren Duleri and Thorek (the two conversing at the start of your Dreamwalk), emerge from the Skull's shrine and argue with Erandur. I've made my decision and Erandur has died by my hands. I know that this quest is originally very buggy in the vanilla game but I have been able to complete the quest in previous play sessions of skyrim. Quest ID The inhabitants—Orcish invaders and Vaermina Devotees—will awaken and attack. The defeated Orc Invaders are not affected by this inventory resetting. I tried going back and reloading the area but it happens just the same. Waking Nightmare is a Quest in Skyrim.. ya its 2020 and im having issues with a quest in skyrim but i cannot find this specific issue online. Waking Nightmare is a quest every TES fan needs to experience, both for its story and unique Daedric Artifact. The UESPWiki – Your source for The Elder Scrolls since 1995, needs yet another cleanup, or at least a few confirmed bugs, To leave a message about the cleanup for this article, please add it to this article's, https://en.uesp.net/w/index.php?title=Skyrim:Waking_Nightmare&oldid=2240040, Skyrim-Bugs Fixed by the Official Skyrim Patch, Skyrim-Bugs Fixed by the Unofficial Skyrim Special Edition Patch. You may find it easier to back through the doorway and tackle the enemies one at a time; Erandur is quite capable of dealing with them. They decline and become hostile immediately after exiting conversation with them. Uploaded by PoeticAnt44. Erandur, a priest of Mara, wants the Dragonborn's help to destroy the Skull of Corruption, which will release Vaermina's hold on people's dreams. Saving then reloading this save should joggle him to continue. I must now follow Erandur to the Skull of Corruption so it can be rendered inert. The staff can be obtained in the quest "Waking Nightmare," which begins in Dawnstar. Many of the orcs will be hard to beat, even with armor and shield skills in the 60s. They seem to be relying on a priest of Mara named Erandur for assistance. I must drink the liquid which will enable me to enter the dreams of those who still slumber within these walls and use them to breach the inner sanctum. On the bottom shelf of the podium in the middle of the first room there is a book Lost Legends which activates the quest Forbidden Legend. To start Waking Nightmare talk to the priest Erandur inside Windpeak Inn in Dawnstar. I found out I just had to do the whole quest without saving. Erandur has revealed that Nightcaller Temple contains the legendary Skull of Corruption, an artefact of great power. With Vaermina's Torpor in hand, I am ready to undergo the Dreamstride. Occasionally, they may have standing animations, but horizontally and with their eyes closed, after the dream sequence. Type Each quest covers a certain Daedric Prince in the universe, ranging from the insane Sheogorath to the forgotten Clavicus Vile. You may confront some challenging battles here. The Vaermina Devotees fight with lightning as well as conventional weapons, so a Resist Shock potion and other defenses against magic may be useful here. After releasing the Miasma by pulling a large ring on a chain on the wall just to the left of the barrier, the Dragonborn will find themselves on the other side of the barrier, where they must collect the Soul Gem powering it. Similarly, Erandur may go up to the door to Nightcaller Temple, or the library door within it, and just stop. How can I complete “Waking Nightmare”? Allowing Erandur to banish the skull does not make obtaining the Oblivion Walker achievement impossible as it is possible to get one more Daedric Artifact by taking advantage of a bug. The entrance to Nightcaller Temple is the home of three frost trolls. Waking Nightmare. Stage: Objective: 20: Speak to Erandur: I've overheard two citizens of Dawnstar complaining about horrible nightmares. At the point where Erandur is supposed to lead you up the staircase to the library, he may get stuck halfway up the stairs: Once you are in the library and have killed the Orcs and Vaermina's followers there, Erandur may simply stand around on the lower level without telling you what to do next. After all the enemies are defeated, Erandur will ask you to help find the book, The Dreamstride. Both Orc and Dark Elf blood can be collected here for the quest ". Here the choice is to kill Erandur as Vaermina commands and take the Skull of Corruption or let him complete his spell to destroy the Skull. Elder Scrolls is a FANDOM Games Community. After the last fight, just before reaching the skull of corruption, Erandur may offer no dialog options. Skyrim Special Edition. 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