Easy way to make gold in Skyrim?

Other then the book cheat which, i cant do anymore what the best legit way??????

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  • 8 years ago
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    1) Get your smithing and enchanting up. Improving the quality of standard items by upgrading and enchantments will improve their worth for a healthy profit. Don't forget to fill all the empty soul gems you find using soul trap. Any level of enchanting (strong/weak) will increase the value of the items you sell.

    2) Get the Alteration spell Transmute Ore. This will change all your iron ore into silver ore, then all your silver ore into gold ore. Smelt the gold ore into Gold Ingots. Use gold ingots to smith jewelry, Necklaces are generally worth more than rings, (Diamonds being the best, Amethyst being the worst.)

    3) Don't be afraid to steal Gold & Silver Ingots, once you use them in jewelry smithing they no longer register as stolen goods.

    4) Make a note of dungeons with good loot chests. Even if you clear the dungeon, most chests refill with similar or higher loot in a few in game weeks. (Enemies do sometimes respawn in "cleared" non-quest related dungeons.)

    5) Upgrade the Haggle perk in the Speech skill tree to lvl 5 to improve prices (generally a waste of perks as gold becomes easier to come by the higher up in level you get, but useful at low levels.) Also useful is the Merchant perk & Investor perk (very useful when you start finding more valuable items.) Invest in every store where the option is available.

    6) Do Thieves guild side jobs (Burglary, Heist & Numbers jobs being the easiest in my opinion.)

    7) Dark Brotherhood Side Assassination missions. (Generally easy marks.)

    8) Alchemy make basic potions with common ingredients and sell them off (not much cash but, in larger batches can pay off.)

    9) Although this doesn't make you gold it can save you gold - Pickpocket trainers once you've paid for training. (Though careful, on higher training levels it can get really difficult to steal from them. The Archer in Riverwood doesn't even consider it theft if you have him as a companion.)

    10) Marriage - Can get some gold when speaking to your wife, but this refills very slowly not really a reliable source of income without insane amounts of waiting. But don't forget to go back to her every now and again to get the cash.

    There are many other tips but I hope these help.

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  • Joann
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Why don't you just join the Dark Brotherhood or Thieves Guild. Those are some really easy ways to earn gold. If you have a high speech level with the Investor perk, then you can invest in shops to earn gold.

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  • 8 years ago

    A way i found is if you have a enchantment were you can send deadra creatures back to oblivion you get some cheap daggers enchant it to the highest level it can banish then use a petty soul gem and you can make around 700 gold pieces from each dagger.

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  • 8 years ago

    It's real easy to get hide in the game. Just get a lot and make hide vambraces which cost one hide one leather strip. Once you have a bunch of them get a bunch of petty soul gems and enchant them and then sell them. It will increase your smithing and enchanting and gives you good amounts of gold.

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    level sneak and steal/pickpocket everything

    join the thieves guild in riften to sell the stolen stuff

    thieves guild quests are also good gold, 1k+ gold per round and very easy

    dark brotherhood questline is also good and very fun

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Practice your alchemy by picking up every ingredient you can find in the wild and stealing ingredients. Then just mess around combining them (you'll discover new potions just by combining random ingredients). This will help you level up and you can also sell your potions, they generally sell for a decent price.

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  • 8 years ago

    Sell dragon bones to people who buy misc items. Potion store and general store in whiterun for example

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Steal everything and then find someone who will buy it off you. Search bodies. Search dressers and wardrobes in towns, because 90% of the time its not even registered as stealing lol

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  • 8 years ago

    Everyone is wrong the easiest way is to ask your wife for gold

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  • Kill Skeletons they carry heaps of gold sometimes

    Source(s): SSOHPKC
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