The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind | Guide to Ancestral Tombs Hunter Achievement

All 30 Ancestral Tombs you need to complete the Ancestral Tombs Hunter achievement for The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind.

The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind Guide to Ancestral Tombs Hunter Achievement

The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind has countless quests and achievements dedicated to exploring the island of Vvardenfell. One of the most rewarding of them is the Ancestral Tombs Hunter achievement. To complete the quests necessary you will be running all over Vvardenfell to collect Ancestral Tomb rubbings. After collecting all 30 you will be rewarded with a shiny new title and decoration for your house!

We wrote a quick guide below to get you started. Don’t forget to collect Skyshards, Stones of Cold Fire, and visit Daedric Shrines on the way.


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Completing The Ancestral Tombs

To complete the Ancestral Tombs Hunter achievement you will first need to start and complete the Ancestral Tombs quest. Head to Vivec’s City and talk to Librarian Bradyn to start the quest. Bradyn will task you with collecting 30 rubbings from tomb stones. An initial tomb will be marked on the map for you but you can collect them in any order that you wish.

The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind Guide to Ancestral Tombs Hunter Achievement

Head here and talk to Librarian Bradyn to start the Ancestral Tombs quest.

 

After returning to Librarian Bradyn with all 30 tomb rubbings he will give you a followup task which sends you to the Lost Library of Andule. Upon completing the quest chain and Ancestral Tombs Hunter achievement you will be awarded with the “Librarian” title and a Vardenfell scale model for your housing.

The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind Guide to Ancestral Tombs Hunter Achievement

Return to Librarian Bradyn after you have collected all 30 Ancestral Tomb rubbings.


Ancestral Tomb Locations

The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind Guide to Ancestral Tombs Hunter Achievement

  1. Andas Ancestral Tomb
  2. Aran Ancestral Tomb
  3. Arano Ancestral Tomb
  4. Arenim Ancestral Tomb
  5. Favel Ancestral Tomb
  6. Ginith Ancestral Tomb
  7. Heran Ancestral Tomb
  8. Hlervu Ancestral Tomb
  9. Ieneth Ancestral Tomb
  10. Lleran Ancestral Tomb
  11. Maren Ancestral Tomb
  12. Nerano Ancestral Tomb
  13. Norvayn Ancestral Tomb
  14. Othrelas Ancestral Tomb
  15. Raviro Ancestral Tomb
  16. Redas Ancestral Tomb
  17. Releth Ancestral Tomb
  18. Rethandus Ancestral Tomb
  19. Sadryon Ancestral Tomb
  20. Salothran Ancestral Tomb
  21. Sarano Ancestral Tomb
  22. Seran Ancestral Tomb
  23. Serano Ancestral Tomb
  24. Telvayn Ancestral Tomb
  25. Tharys Ancestral Tomb
  26. Thelas Ancestral Tomb
  27. Uveran Ancestral Tomb
  28. Velas Ancestral Tomb
  29. Venim Ancestral Tomb
  30. Verelnim Ancestral Tomb
The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind Guide to Ancestral Tombs Hunter Achievement

All of the Ancestral Tombs are out in the open, like this one.


Lost Library of Andule

After turning in all 30 Ancestral Tomb rubbings to Librarian Bradyn you will be given a followup task to find the Lost Library of Andule. Luckily for you it isn’t that lost because Bradyn will mark on the map where it is.

The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind Guide to Ancestral Tombs Hunter Achievement

The Lost Library of Andule is yet another door in a hill.

 

Inside of the library you will see three symbols on the ground. The goal is to step on the tiles with only these symbols to light up the brazier that corresponds with each.

Once all three braziers are lit you will need to talk to a few ancestral spirits and answer their questions correctly to clear the barricading wards.

House Dres:

  1. House Dres holds slavery to be their sacred right and duty.
  2. Because Dres feeds Morrowind with its agricultural might.
  3. Dres believes Dunmer should keep to themselves and focus on improving Morrowind.

House Hlaalu:

  1. Succeed at business and turn a tidy profit.
  2. Compromise while always seeking to obtain the best possible deal.
  3. Acknowlege Dunmer culture, but adapt as necessary to succeed.

House Indoril:

  1. Religion.
  2. Be preserved at all cost.
  3. Outsiders may visit, but they must always be watched carefully.

House Redoran:

  1. To fulfull your duty and maintain your honor.
  2. We must accept and endure the harschness of life.
  3. The way of the warrior.

After answering all of the questions correctly you will be rewarded with the last book needed. Return to Librarian Bradyn to complete the quest and collect your rewards.