ESO The Rift Skyshards Guide

ESO The Rift Skyshards locations guide. The Rift is a level 37-43 zone in the Ebonheart Pact.

Map of The Rift Skyshards. Click on an icon to jump directly to a skyshard.

Map of The Rift Lorebooks (provided for convenience)

  • Hover over the icons to see the book name, click on an icon to jump to to that lorebook.
  • Red icon = The Rift Lore
  • Blue icon – Other lore books

1. Braced against wind near the mine – Northwind Mine Wayshrine


2. Be Shor to search all over the stone – Fallowstone Hall Wayshrine


3. Nearly discovered by a mauled stablehand – Northwind Mine Wayshrine


4. Cultists’ prize near Ragged Hills – Ragged Hills Wayshrine


5. Scour the crags near Avancheznel – Honrich Tower Wayshrine


6. South where worms swarm the barrow – Taarengrav Wayshrine


7. A prospect found – Fullhelm Fort Wayshrine


8. Walk above the clouds – Trolhetta Wayshrine

To get this skyshard, you have to do the quest A Walk Above the Clouds obtained from a corpse (Radrase Alen) in the area and proceed through the Dragon Cult Temple (for the puzzle at the door, it is Whale –left, Snake center, Eagle – right). You will need to stay near campfires if you get too low in HP


9. Stay alert between Riften and Greenwall – Rift Wayshrine


10. Clank of gears and hiss of steam – Honrich Tower Wayshrine

  • Inside Avanchnzel mini dungeon, not far from the entrance


11. Guarded by bears in the hollow – Trolhetta Wayshrine

  • Inside Broken Helm Hollow, not far from the entrance


12. Deep in the roots of the tooth – Honrich Tower Wayshrine

  • Inside Faldar’s Tooth mini dungeon


13. Where green grows in the fort’s wall – Riften Wayshrine

  • Inside Fort Greenwall mini dungeon


14. Take a shrouded approach – Geirmund’s Hall Wayshrine

  • Inside Shroud Hearth Barrow mini dungeon


15. Tread carefully; don’t break a leg – Northwind Mine Wayshrine

  • Inside Snapleg Cave mini dungeon


16. Protected by wraiths in a beast’s den – Taarengrav Wayshrine

  • Inside Lion’s Den public dungeon. Go through a door called Giant’s Crush for a shortcut to the skyshard (go left after exiting Giant’s Crush)


By Dulfy

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7 replies on “ESO The Rift Skyshards Guide”

#10 is in the southwest room. Take a left when you walk in, make one more left then walk straight ahead and it’s there.

#12 is in the west part of the dungeon, make a right when you first walk in and go straight down until you see it before you have to make another right.

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