How do I get Thorald out of Northwatch Keep without bloodshed?
Yes, it is possible. You do need to finish Civil Wat questline on Imperial side. If you’ve done that, then after starting the quest, you go to General Tullius and ask him. He will be suspicious at first, but will give you the writ at the end.
Is there a way to release Thorald peacefully?
You need to go to Legate Rikke in Solitude at Castle Dour and express your wish to join the Imperial Legion. This is imperative if you want to release Thorald peacefully. After completing the Jagged Crown quest, you are a full member of the Legion.
Where is the secret passage in Castle Volkihar?
Head down the new passage way and open the door to Volkihar Ruins. The passage will look like a dead end, but there is a chain on the left wall that can be pulled. The secret door will reveal a new part of the castle.
How do I release a prisoner from Northwatch Keep?
Once at Northwatch Keep, the Dragonborn may speak to Avulstein who, in response to saying “What do we do now?” will say “We kill every Thalmor between us and Thorald, and we bring him out alive. Let’s go.” The Dragonborn can also talk to the guard at the front of the entrance if not with Avulstein and his men.
How do I get to Northwatch Keep?
The Northwatch Keep is a fort located in North Western Skyrim. You can find it by traveling far West from Solitude.
How do I free prisoners from the Thalmor?
You have to free the prisoner from his bonds by talk to the prisoner and you can also trade him weapons at that time. The prisoner will fight the Thalmor and you can help without consequence once the guards become hostile.
Should I pick Gray-Mane or Battle Born?
It honestly doesn’t matter. It’s just there to butter the man up and get him to drop some information about the Grey Mane son that’s been taken prisoner. I always say Battle-born just because.
Why can’t I get into Volkihar keep?
This can occur if Castle Volkihar is discovered beforehand, although this is not proven, nor has this yet been addressed by Bethesda. Fix: Type in console: setstage DLC1VQ02 10. After doing so, select the gate while in the console and type disable. You will be able to continue normally.