Endorsements. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following: Skull of Corruption as it appears in game. Each quest covers a certain Daedric Prince in the universe, ranging from the insane Sheogorath to the forgotten Clavicus Vile. when you are supposed to help Erandur fight Veren and Thorek. They are the two Vaermina Devotees that told Casimir—the Dragonborn in the dream—to release the Miasma. I must drink the liquid which will enable me to enter the dreams of those who still slumber within these walls and use them to breach the inner sanctum. In the Dreamstride, find and activate the chain that will release the Miasma. If he lives, he can be a follower for no charge. ... WAKING NIGHTMARE GLITCH Hi everyone, I was wondering if there is a way to skip the "Disable the magic barrier" step? Though everything is quite hazy, you can discern from what they are saying that you have traveled back in time to the moment of the Orc invasion of the temple. Casimir is instructed to release the Miasma to protect the Skull. Waking Nightmare Waking Nightmare (Vaermina) Journey to the Windpeak Inn in Dawnstar where the conversation is about the nightmares plaguing the townsfolk. Talk to Erandur, and he will report that you disappeared and reappeared on the other side of the barrier, and that you can now access the Skull of Corruption. All the townsfolk are suffering the same nightmares and Erandur knows how to get rid of them. Another method is to use the console command. The stairs leading up to the shielded Skull of Corruption. If he isn't waiting for you, then load an earlier gamesave from when you were at the inn. Walkthrough: written by Spikelovesmetal, checked by Krusty, Reward: written by multiple users, not checked. Upon locating the book, Erandur states that there is a way to pass the barrier, but it requires Vaermina's Torpor, a potion that allows the user to travel by following another's dreams. Follow Erandur to the laboratory, where you will encounter another Orcish Invader and a Vaermina Devotee. I started a new game and stumbled upon Dawnstar (thanks to live another life) and have taken upon a a Daedric quest called Waking Nightmare. Waking Nightmare is a quest every TES fan needs to experience, both for its story and unique Daedric Artifact. In order to pass through the barrier it will be necessary to go to the library to find the book The Dreamstride. Whichever option you choose, the nightmares will be lifted from Dawnstar. The Skull of Corruption is a dream-powered staff given by Vaermina as a reward for completing the Waking Nightmare quest in Dawnstar.To Dreamsteal, you simply cast it on a sleeping person and it will collect their dreams; however, it will still need to be charged with soul gems as well. But as he does so, Vaermina will speak to you: At this point, you can kill Erandur and take the skull, or spare him and take him on as a follower. The people of Dawnstar are not sleeping well, experiencing terrible nightmares every night. The Elder Scrolls IV: Knights of the Nine, https://elderscrolls.fandom.com/wiki/Waking_Nightmare?oldid=3099722, Follow Erandur to the Skull of Corruption, Murder Erandur or allow Erandur to complete his ritual. Quest ID If Erandur is talked to while he is suspended midair in front of the Skull, it will break the spell holding him up and the normal dialogue options will appear. Allowing Erandur to banish the skull does not make obtaining the Oblivion Walker achievement impossible as it is possible to get one more Daedric Artifact by taking advantage of a bug. The following empty quest stages were omitted from the table: 0, 5, 10, 22, 40, 145, 148, 155, 190, 196. More images View more from uploader. In addition, the Vaermina Devotees' inventories are refilled; if they were looted already, this allows you to gain twice as many items from them. Reply that you are ready, then head down the corridor and into the dining hall. Take it back to Erandur, who will decipher the book and state that you must use a potion called "Vaermina's Torpor." Go outside and then come back in. Numerous other alchemical ingredients and potions line the shelves, and on the top level near to where Erandur is waiting, there is a copy of the Alchemy skill book Mannimarco, King of Worms, on a half-buried bookshelf. “Waking Nightmare” is one of the many Daedric quests in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. This will release the Miasma. Erandur has revealed that Nightcaller Temple contains the legendary Skull of Corruption, an artifact of great power. The concentration of Miasma sent both the Orc invaders and the priests into a sleep that lasted for years. Each quest covers a certain Daedric Prince in the universe, ranging from the insane Sheogorath to the forgotten Clavicus Vile. Locate a chain with a large ring-shaped pull and activate it. 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