how do i join the dark brotherhood in skyrim?

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  • 8 years ago
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    While on your travels in Skyrim, go to any inn and ask for the latest gossip. The innkeeper will tell you that there is a child trying to perform the Black Sacrement in Windhelm. If you happen to be in Riften, speak to a man named Maul. He will be standing against a post as soon as you enter the city. After sharing some tough words with you, he gives you information on both the Thieves Guild, and the Dark Brotherhood; for a price, of course.

    You could alternatively talk to Idesa Sadri inside Candalhearth Hall in Windhelm and ask about a cursed child performing the Black Sacrement. Idesa can also be overheard talking to Grimvar Cruel-Sea about the child, Aventus Aretino, outside the Aretino Residence. Aventus Aretino can be found inside the Aretino Residence, which has a novice-level lock. The child will offer you the Innocence Lost quest, which will lead to the quest With Friends Like These....

    After Innocence Lost has been completed, a courier will appear and give you a note with the imprint of a black hand and the words "We Know" written beneath it. If you do not receive the note, wait for a couple of days. Once you receive the note, sleep in any bed. Thereafter, you are abducted by the Dark Brotherhood, taken to an Abandoned Shack, and asked to kill one of three people in the room (With Friends Like These... ). Killing one or all of the potential victims will earn you an invitation to join the Dark Brotherhood. You may also take the opportunity to destroy the organization by attacking the Dark Brotherhood representative, Astrid. This will initiate the quest Destroy the Dark Brotherhood!.

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    They're all right, but when you kill the chick at the orphanage use a dragon shout to kill her. You are given a different/new note now you have two quests

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  • 8 years ago

    Adam D's answer is 100% correct but if you want to skip some steps you can just lock pick the kids house and talk to him to get the quest.

    Source(s): It's how I discovered thee quest(PS3)
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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    You want the badass horse don't you, i do too lol.

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  • 8 years ago

    I don't play any video games. Sorry.

    • Noah6 years agoReport

      Then why would you comment on this?

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