Skyrim:Kolbjorn Barrow

Skyrim: Places: Nordic Ruins
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Nordic Ruin:
Kolbjorn Barrow
(view on map) (lore page)
# of Zones 1
Clearable Yes
Dungeon Yes
Respawn Time Never (storage is safe)
Level Min: 30
Ahzidal, Albino Spiders, Draugr, Poison Spiders
Important Treasure
Ahzidal's Mask, Armor, Boots, Gauntlets, Helm and rings
Console Location Code(s)
DLC2KolbjornBarrow01, DLC2KolbjornBarrowExterior01
Southeast of Raven Rock
Special Features
Word Wall Cyclone
# of Emerald Geodes 1
# of Stalhrim Deposits 2
Kolbjorn Barrow

Kolbjorn Barrow is a medium-sized Nordic ruin southeast of Raven Rock containing draugr. The entrance is initially buried, and the ruin cannot be entered until part of it has been excavated during the quest Unearthed.

The excavation camp

For historical information about Kolbjorn Barrow, see the lore article.

Related QuestsEdit



  • Do not leave anything stored in the camp prior to entering the barrow after receiving the fourth letter. When you return, the entire camp will have been packed away, and will disappear if you leave Ralis alive.
  • This location also appeared in the Bloodmoon expansion for Morrowind.
  • You can use Telekinesis to grab the ring and other pieces of the armor set through the door.


  • A burial urn in the northwest section of the barrow cannot be interacted with.
  • Either the greatsword during your second visit or the one-handed sword in the spider room may float in the air, despite supposedly being stuck in the ground, and you may not be able to interact with them. ?