Bloodmoon:Castle Karstaag

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Castle Karstaag
(view on map) (lore page)
# of Zones 5
Karstaag, Riekling, Grahl
Console Location Code(s)
Solstheim, Castle Karstaag
Solstheim, Castle Karstaag, Banquet Hall
Solstheim, Castle Karstaag, Caverns of Karstaag
Solstheim, Castle Karstaag, Throne Room
Solstheim, Castle Karstaag, Karstaag's Chambers
Solstheim, Castle Karstaag, Tower
Moesring Mountains, [-24,26]
Castle Karstaag

Castle Karstaag is a fortress in the northwestern region of the island, in the Moesring Mountains region.

You reach the castle by traveling west from the Skaal Village. There is a direct path over a bridge across the Isild River guarded by a pack of Reavers.

There are two entrances to the castle, the front door and an underwater route. Castle Karstaag belongs to the frost giant Karstaag, but it has been taken over by Grahls and his Riekling servants in his absence.


  • The tower of the castle holds the last elusive piece of the Daedric armor: the Daedric Right Pauldron.
  • A number of crates and barrels in the small supply chamber east of the Banquet Hall contain a fair supply of Nord Mead.
  • The skeletal corpses found scattered throughout the castle actually hold a decent amount of leveled loot. Be sure to return here after you've finished Siege of Castle Karstaag and you'll walk away with at least 50K to 100K of loot (expect the usual ebony and glass weapons and random pieces of Nordic Mail armor).

Related Quests[edit]

Main Quest[edit]

  • The Castle Karstaag: Investigate the ominous signs which have foretold the Bloodmoon Prophecy by investigating Castle Karstaag.
  • Siege of Castle Karstaag: Stop a rebellion in this castle far to the north on the island.


  • The Daedric Right Pauldron is unobtainable,at least in the german version, due to the fact that it is placed inside an icicle.
    • Pc22.png This can be fixed with the console commands: Use TCL to turn off collision and fly through the walls and pick up the pauldron. Use TCL again to turn collision on again afterwards.


Castle Karstaag, Caverns of Karstaag
Castle Karstaag, Banquet Hall
Castle Karstaag, Throne Room
Castle Karstaag, Karstaag's Chambers
Castle Karstaag, Tower