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Is there anyway i can keep the skeleton key in Skyrim?
Just because I'm a stickler for finishing quests. I believe you need the key to acess the room where nocturnal is. I just got the skeleton key and I'm wondering if I should return it or hold on to it. However, you can keep the skeleton key until you get the unbreakable pick perk, then continue the Thieves questline. Welcome to Skyrim Forums! Luke, revealed to be Violet's accomplice, brings Caroline back to the house. A skeleton key also known as a passkey is a type of master key in which the serrated edge has been filed down so that it can open numerous locks, [1] most commonly the warded lock.

Keep the Skeleton Key?

Skeleton Key (Keep it AND finish questline?)

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By all means, you can keep the Skeleton Key for as long as you wish, but if you want to finish the Thieves Guild quests you'll have to eventually give up the key. It's really not that big of a deal since the lockpicking perks make the key irrelevant anyway. The "good boy" in me wants to return it to its rightful place. Ajones The Black Knight. Nov 27, Messages: Well, there's a perk for lockpicking that makes lockpicks unbrakeable, plus you wont be able to finish the Theives Guild quest line.

So I'd return it. Jan 13, Messages: Lock picking is easy enough on Skyrim, without the need for ANY perks to be spent on it. Sure the skeleton key will save a bit of time, but with the ease of getting lockpicks and rarely taking more than to pick the hardest locks, there's no reason to hang onto it.

Jan 24, Messages: Perkless in Skyrim Bad to the Dragonbone. Jan 31, Messages: As has been stated, it's not necessary to keep it. Nothing wrong with hanging onto it for a while though. Then I could finish the questline without losing a major advantage.

Sep 11, Messages: Yeah I kept it for a while until I could get the unbreakable pick perk and then took it back. Feb 12, Messages: I never wanted to be a Nightingale or swear my soul to Nocturnal anyway - payback is a bitch. Soloquendi Pastor of Muppets. Sep 4, Messages: I have a related question. Do you have to become a Nightingale to complete the Thieves guild quest line? Dagmar Defender of the Bunnies of Skyrim. Dec 13, Messages: I returned it because a for me picking locks isn't that difficult to do without it and you can carry more than enough lockpicks to pick any lock as they're weightless, and b I wanted to finish out the questline and become the Guild Master of the Thieves Guild.

Suleku The Grey Knight. Nov 21, Messages:

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