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What happens when you read the Elder Scroll?

Last Updated: 3rd March, 2020

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If the scroll is read, the Dragonborn willbe temporarily blinded (the screen will go black) for approximately3 minutes, in-game time, or 10 seconds in real time. TheDragonborn's vision will slowly come back shortly after reading thescroll.

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In this regard, what happens if you read Elder Scroll?

1 Answer. Going blind from reading the scrolls onlyhappens in the lore of the game (and to one NPC ifyou have the Dawnguard expansion). You can try toread an Elder Scroll however many times as youlike, but your character in Skyrim will not beaffected.

Additionally, how do I read the elder scroll at the time wound? Return to the Throat of the World to read the ElderScroll at the Time-Wound. You will find the ElderScroll in the Books section of your menu. For a while, you'llwatch a flashback depicting how the Nord Heroes had banished Alduinfrom Skyrim. By the end of it, you learn Dragonrend.

Similarly, you may ask, what do you do with the elder scroll?

The elder scroll you gain from the main quest isnow used in the Dawnguard DLC as well. If you sold it to theorc you'll have to buy it back from him for 4000 gold.You also gain two more elder scrolls. The new two canbe sold to the Moth Priest for 6000 gold in the Dawnguard DLC ifyou sided with the Dawnguard.

Can the Dragonborn Read Elder Scrolls?

Yes and no. A: They can only fully readthe Elder Scroll that applies directly to them(Dragon).

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