Skyrim:Investigate the Bards College
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Speak to any Bard you meet in Skyrim. Bards can be found wandering around the countryside or in taverns. The bard will suggest that you should investigate The Bards College. Following their advice, go to Solitude and speak to Viarmo.
- Starting this quest after you have already joined the Bards College will make this quest incompletable, permanently leaving this objective in your quest journal.
- This bug is fixed by version 1.2.4 of the Unofficial Skyrim Patch.
- You can clear the "Investigate the Bards College" quest by using the console command
SetObjectiveCompleted MS05Start 10 1.
- Having King Olaf's verse before investigating the Bards College may make this quest incompletable, permanently leaving this objective in your quest journal.
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|Investigate the Bards College (MS05Start)|
|Stage||Finishes Quest||Journal Entry|
Objective 10: Investigate the Bards College
- The following empty quest stages were omitted from the table: 0, 20.