Online:A Thorn in Your Side

The UESPWiki – Your source for The Elder Scrolls since 1995
Jump to: navigation, search
This page is currently being rewritten as part of the Online Quest Project.
The page is being both written and checked. All users are welcome to make changes to the page. If you make a change that is relevant to the project, please update this template accordingly, and make sure you have observed the project guidelines.
This article could benefit from an image.
See Help:Images for information on how to upload images. Please remove this template from the page when finished.
Join forces with Angof to win the Battle of the Cliffs.
Zone: Coldharbour
Objective: Cliffs of Failure — Win the Battle of the Cliffs and set the mages free.
Quest Giver: The Observer
Location(s): Cliffs of Failure
Prerequisite Quest: The Endless War
Reward: The Observer's Battle Helm
High Leveled Gold
XP Gain: High
To save the Mages Guild members that were forced to compete in the Observer's game, I decided to side with Angof. Now I just need to find a way to win the game.

Quick Walkthrough[edit]

  1. Talk to the Observer.
  2. Find Angof the Undying.
  3. Defeat the opposing champions.
  4. Meet Juline Ginis at the cave entrance.
  5. Enter the Antechamber and defeat the guardians.
  6. Go to the Observer's Watch and defeat the Observer.
  7. Find the mages.
  8. Choose your reward.

Detailed Walkthrough[edit]


  • With the Fighters Guild Intimidating Presence perk, you can leave the game with Angof and all three mages.
  • After completing this quest, the House of Darkness in The Hollow City will unlock. If you saved Angof, he will be found there, and also outside of The Shining Star. If you saved the mages, they will be found at the Library.

Quest Stages[edit]

A Thorn in Your Side
Finishes Quest Journal Entry
I should find Angof in the battlegrounds. Maybe he has a plan for how we can win the game.
Objective: Talk to Angof the Undying
To win this contest, I need to defeat the champions of the other two leaders. Angof gave me more seeds. I can plant them in slain enemies to gain allies in this battle.
Objective: Defeat Estre's Champion
Objective: Defeat Thallik's Champion
I defeated the other champions. Now the Observer wants to meet me at the cave entrance that leads to the watch portal.
Objective: Return to the Cave Entrance
As I reached the entrance to the Observer's watch, I spotted Juline waiting for me. I should speak to her.
Objective: Talk to Juline Ginis
The Observer wasn't at the entrance to the watch. I should enter the cave and use the portal so I can find him.
Objective: Enter the Observer's Watch
The Observer has changed the rules of the game and thrown another challenge in my way. I need to run the gauntlet in this cave to reach the portal and confront the Observer.
Objective: Survive the Observer's Challenge
I reached the Observer's watch. The Observer has challenged me to a final battle. The mages have arrived to help me. Now it's time to end this!
Objective: Defeat the Observer
The Observer is dead and this twisted game is finally over. However, he teleported the mages away before he died. I need to use the portal and try to find them.
Objective: Find the Mages
What? I killed the Observer, but there he is, standing right in front of me. I should speak to him and find out what else he has in store for me.
Objective: Talk to the Observer
Objective Hint: Talk to Juline
Objective Hint: Talk to Angof
(You will be given a choice at this stage.)
☑Finishes quest I decided to save the Mages Guild members from the Observer's game. I should talk to Juline and send them to the Hollow City.
Objective: Talk to Juline
☑Finishes quest I decided to save Angof from the Observer's game. It was the only real choice if I want to defeat Molag Bal. I should talk to Angof and send him to the Hollow City.
Objective: Talk to Angof
☑Finishes quest I decided to push back against the Observer and take everyone out of the game. Now I have Angof and the mages at my side. I should speak to Angof and send them all to the Hollow City.
Objective: Talk to Angof
This Online-related article is a stub. You can help by expanding it.