Skyrim - Guide to Screams

Skyrim - Guide to Screams



The Screams are certainly one of the most interesting innovations introduced by Skyrim in The Elder Scrolls series. Shouts are very powerful magical attacks that don't require magicka to use. These are made up of several words of power, and the more words you have discovered for a Scream the more powerful its effect will be.

In this guide we see in which area the words of the power of all the Screams are in the world of Skyrim so that you can learn them and unlock two achievements:

Words of Power
Learn the 3 words of a Scream.

Thu'um Maestro
Learn 20 Screams.


ATTENTION: the guide is taken from the official game guide in English, so the names of some locations may differ.

Animal Allegiace
Location 1 - Animal: Go to Helgen, and take the Bonechill passage to the southwest. The word is on the other end, protected by a dragon.

Position 2 - Obedience: You will find it in Angarvunde in the Rift after completing the quest "Medresi Dran And The Wandering Dead".

Location 3 - Pack: You will find it in Ysgramor's grave in Winterhold after completing the Companions quest "Glory Of The Dead".

Aura Whisper
Position 1 - Life: In the dragon's lair at Northwind Summit, after obtaining a letter from a "friend" regarding a source of power in the mountains between Windhelm and Riften. It is around the corner from the Stone of Shor, defeat the dragon to learn the word.

Position 2 - Research: You will find it in Valthume after completing the Dungeon quest "Evil Awaiting".

Position 3 - Hunt: In Volunruud, requires you to complete the Dark Brotherhood quest "The silence has been broken".

Become Ethereal
Position 1 - Fade: Successfully complete the quest "The Way of the Voice" and Arngeir will send you into the depths of Ustengrav to retrieve Jürgen Windcaller's Horn. In the main cave, instead of going to the goal, go outside and then to the bottom where the waterfall meets the green of the trees. Look at the base of the platform to find the word.

Location 2 - Spirit: Find the settlement with waterfalls and large stone structures between Markarth and Falkreath. Go up, and fight the Hagravens. Look for the word in their lair.

Location 3 - Bind: Located in Ironbind Barrow.

Call Dragon
Location: Snow, Hunter and Wing: Find all three words in the main quest "The Fallen"

Call of Valor
Position - Hero, Champion, Legend: Find all three words in the main quest "Dragonslayer"

Clear skies
Location - Sky, Primvare, Summer: You will have all three words from Angheir after completing the "Throat of the World" quest.

Position 1 - Weapon: In the dragon's lair on Eldersblood Peak, at the top of the mountains, south of Morthal.

Position 2 - Hand: During the Thieves Guild's "Speak Silently" quest, go to the Snow Veil Sanctum. In the second area, Mercer will say it's a great place to ambush. The word is in that room.

Position 3 - Defeat: In the Silverdrift Lair.

Position 1 - Fear: In the dragon's lair in Lost Tongue Overlook. After killing the dragon, you will get the word from a bounty letter from Windhelm in the Ivarstead Inn.

Location 2 - Run: At the top of Dead Crone Rock, west of Markarth. Go here during the main quest "Mehrunes Dagon". Requires the Daedric quest "Shards of the Past".

Location 3 - Terror: In the labyrinth of Shalidor, in Labyrinthian.

Position - Deadly, Infinite, Temporary: you will have all three words during the quest "The Ruin of Alduin"

Elemental Fury
Location 1 - Aria: In the dragon's lair in Dragontooth crater, between loneliness and Markarth in northwest Skyrim. It is a large mountain range.

Position 2 - Battle: In the Shriekwind Bastion.

Position 3 - Grace: You will find her in Kilkreath Ruins after completing the Daedric quest "The Break Of Down".

Fire breath
Position 1 - Fire: Learned during the "Dustman's Cairn" quest which in turn requires the companion quest "Proof of Honor" which opens a new area of ​​the dungeon containing the word.

Position 2 - Hell: Obtained automatically during the main quest "The Throat of the World".

Position 3 - Sun: In Sunderstone Gorge.

Frost Breath
Location 1 - Frost: In Crest Brownstrewn, south of Windhelm, in the middle of the swamp at the top of the great hill. It is guarded by a dragon that you will have to defeat to learn the word.

Position 2 - Cold: Kill the dragon in his lair in Skyborn Altar.

Position 3 - Freeze: In Folgunthur, southeast of Solitude, on the road to Morthal. It is protected by a Draugr. The "Forbidden Legend" side quest is required.

Ice Form
Position 1 - Ice: On Mount Anthor, on the medium-sized mountain in the northwest area of ​​Windhelm. You can also get this location from Arngeir in High Hrothgar when it comes to Dragon Scream locations.

Position 2 - Meat: You get it during the College of Winterhold "Under Saarthal" quest. It is at the end of the mission after discovering the artifact you are looking for, in the Saarthal dungeons. When you leave the dungeon, look southwest for Winterhold. It can also be obtained during the "Forbidden Legend" side quest.

Position 3 - Statues: In the Frostmere Crypt during the dugeon quest "The Pale Woman".

Kyne's Peace
Position 1 - Kyne: Go to Rannveig's Fast and defeat the ice dragon that protects the entrance. Then go inside to learn the word.

Location 2 - Peace: In Ivarstead, complete the quest of the innkeeper, Wilhelm ("Wilhelm's Scream"). Inside, defeat the spirit to get the Sapphire Dragon Claw as a reward from Wilhelm.

Position 3 - Trust: In the Ragnavald temple, north of Markarth, in the mountains are the Ragnavald ruins with a temple inside. Go left and right into the canal and the crypts to get the keys to access the dragon area where you can then learn the scream.

Marked for Death
Location 1 - Kill: In the Automnwatch Tower, south of Ivarstad, further south of the Rift Imperial Camp, there are a couple of towers in the mountain. There is a dragon at the top of the furthest tower protecting the word.

Location 2 - Leech: Inside the Forsaken Cave in The Pale, southwest of Winterhold, at the base of the surrounding mountains. It is located north of the small lake on the map. Requires the side quest "The White Vial. It is guarded by a Draugr, very difficult to defeat.

Location 3 - Suffer: In Falkreath Hold, in the shrine of the Dark Brotherhood.

Slow Time
Position 1 - Time: During the College of Winterhold quest "The Staff of Magnus", when fighting Draugr Deathlord in the last level of the Labyrithian (Dragon Priest's Lair), it is possible to fight Draugr or obtain an artifact that allows access to this area.

Location 2 - Sand: In Korvanjund, northeast of Whiterun (snowy area on the map). The word is in the crypt, in the lower area. You can come here during the second civil war quest (with the Imperials or Stormclocks). Requires "The Crown Jagged" quest, also from the Civil War.

Position 3 - Eternity: You will find it in Hog's End after completing the Dark Brotherhood quest "The Luck of the Weak."

Storm Call
Location 1 - Storm: In the High Gate Ruins (Lair of the Priest Dragon), east of Solitude. Look for a huge structure and a collection of ruins. Enter and go down to the last chamber, where you will find Vokun's Throne Room. Defeat Volkun to find the word in the room behind the Throne Room.

Position 2 - Wrath: You will learn it during the main quest "The World Eyrie-Eater" in the Skuldafn Temple level.

Position 3 - Lightning Bolt: In Forelhost in the lair of the Priest Dragon.

Throw Voice
In Shearpoint, west of Windhelm, on top of the large nearby mountain. It is guarded by a power called Daedre Krosis. Defeat him to get all three words of this Scream.

Urelenting Force
Position 1 - Power: In Bleak Barrow Falls, west of Riverwood in the mountains. Requires the main quest "Bleak Barrow Falls" or the secondary quest "The Golden Claw" (obtained from Lucan Riverwood).

Position 2 - Balance: Will be given to you by Arngeir after completing the main quest "The Way of the Voice" in High Hrothgar.

Position 3 - Down: Will be given to you by Arngeir when you return the horn to him in the main quest "Horn of Jürgen Windcaller".

Whirlwind Sprint
Position 1 - Whirlwind: given by Borri in the main quest "The Way of the Voice" when reaching Hrothgar High. This is after you get the word "Balance" for the "Unrelenting Force" Scream.

Location 2 - Fury: In Volskygge (Dragon Priest's Lair), in the high mountains in a corner of the Skyrim map, west of Solitude, in an ancient temple guarded by a powerful demon. You will need to go northwest of Volskygge on the map, to the nearest mountains.

Rank 3 - Tempest: In Dead Men's Respite after completing the college quest "Tending The Flames".

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