Finding the 10 Dragon Priest Masks of Skyrim

Updated on March 1, 2018
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Skyrim Dragon Priests and Masks
Skyrim Dragon Priests and Masks | Source

Resurrecting the Dragon Priest Masks

Long ago, there was a group of powerful Nordic mages that worshiped and served the dragons.

These Dragon Priests were highly skilled, and because of their dedicated service to the dragons of long ago, they were given special masks that signified their powerful positions as the dragons’ personal retainers.

The Dragon Priests died out long ago, but they have been resurrected within their tombs just as the dragons have, and they are all in crypts scattered across Skyrim.

There are eight Dragon Priests with eight named masks, one wooden mask at Labyrinthian, and one special mask you receive after collecting all nine and traveling to the Bromjunaar Sanctuary.

When you collect the eight named masks and put on the wooden mask at the altar at Labyrinthian, place all eight masks on their respective dragon statues and the last mask will be revealed.

After the revelation, you can take whichever masks you want off of the statues and continue to use them if you wish.

Here is an alphabetical list of each dragon mask with the name of the location where the corresponding Dragon Priest is found.

Hevnoraak Dragon Priest Mask

 
 
Quest
Evil in Waiting
Location
Found in Valthume in the Reach, west of Dushnikh Val and east of Cradle Stone Tower
Class
Heavy Armor
Base Armor Rating
23
Weight
9
Base Material
Iron
Tempering Ingredients
Iron Ingot
Base Value in Gold
891
Skill Perks
Adds 100 points to Resist Disease and Resist Poison
 Hooded Hevnoraak Dragon Mask
Hooded Hevnoraak Dragon Mask | Source

Hevnoraak Mask Notes and Trivia

  • Hevno translates as "brutal" in dragon language.
  • A player must have 100 points of Smithing ability to make improvements to mask
  • Having the Daedric Smithing perk will double the improvements made

How to Find the Hevnoraak Dragon Mask

Konahrik Dragon Priest Mask

 
 
Quest
Collect all other (nine) dragon masks
Location
Found in Bromjunaar Sanctuary in Labyrinthian
Class
Heavy Armor
Base Armor Rating
24
Weight
7
Base Material
Gold
Tempering Ingredients
Gold Ingot
Base Value in Gold
3200
Skill Perks
Konahrik's Privilege
 Hooded Konahrik Dragon Mask
Hooded Konahrik Dragon Mask | Source

Konahrik Mask Notes and Trivia

  • Konahrik translates as "Warlord" in dragon language
  • Having the Daedric Smithing perk will double the improvements made
  • Konahrik is not named after a Dragon Priest
  • The mask design is unique from all the others
  • The hood is black with gold trim vice the usual gray and brown
  • Has the highest base armor rating of all the masks

Konahrik's Privilege hs a variety of special effects when the wearer's health drops below 15%. In most cases, the wearer and nearby allies will receive a large amount of healing while enemies are damaged by a Flame Cloak. Every now and then the mask will summon a Spectral Dragon Priest with his very own Frost Atronach.

How to Find the Konahrik Dragon Mask

Krosis Dragon Priest Mask

 
 
Quest
N/A
Location
Found in a dragon mound at Shearpoint in the Pale, northwest of Whiterun and south of Tumble Arch Pass
Class
Light Armor
Base Armor Rating
21
Weight
5
Base Material
Bronze
Tempering Ingredients
Iron Ingot
Base Value in Gold
1615
Skill Perks
Alchemy, Archery and Lockpicking skills improved by 20%
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 Hooded Krosis Dragon Mask
Hooded Krosis Dragon Mask | Source

Krosis Mask Notes and Trivia

  • Krosis translates as "Sorrow" in dragon language
  • Having the Daedric Smithing perk will double the improvements made
  • Great mask for those choosing to play as thieves
  • Only mask not found by crawling around in a dungeon

How to Find the Krosis Dragon Mask

Morokei Dragon Priest Mask

 
 
Quest
College of Winterhold Quest – The Staff of Magnus
Location
Found in Labyrinthian in Hjaalmarch south-southwest of Morthal
Class
Light Armor
Base Armor Rating
6
Weight
4
Base Material
Moonstone
Tempering Ingredients
Refined Moonstone
Base Value in Gold
637
Skill Perks
Regenerate Magicka 100% faster
Hooded Morokei Dragon Mask
Hooded Morokei Dragon Mask | Source

Morokei Mask Notes and Trivia

  • Morokei translates as "Glorious" in dragon language
  • Having the Daedric Smithing perk will double the improvements made
  • Great mask for those choosing to play as a mage
  • Has the second lowest armor rating, just ahead of the Wooden Mask

How to Find the Morokei Dragon Mask

Nahkriin Dragon Priest Mask

 
 
Quest
Main Quest -The World-Eater’s Eyrie.
Location
Skuldafn
Class
Heavy Armor
Base Armor Rating
27
Weight
9
Base Material
Ebony
Tempering Ingredients
Ebony Ingot
Base Value in Gold
2173
Skill Perks
Destruction and Restoration spells cost 20% less; Magicka regenerates 50% faster
 Hooded Nahkriin Dragon Mask
Hooded Nahkriin Dragon Mask | Source

Nahkriin Mask Notes and Trivia

  • Nahkriin translates as "Vengeance" in dragon language
  • Having the Daedric Smithing perk will double the improvements made
  • Must be acquired during the quest "The World-Eater's Eyrie"
  • Has the same base armor stats as the Daedric helmet

How to Find the Nahkriin Dragon Mask

Otar Dragon Priest Mask

 
 
Quest
Unlock the Sarcophagus in Ragnvald
Location
Found in Ragnvald in the Reach, north-northwest of Markarth
Class
Heavy Armor
Base Armor Rating
23
Weight
9
Base Material
Malachite
Tempering Ingredients
Refined Malachite
Base Value in Gold
1521
Skill Perks
Fire, Frost and Shock resistance improved by 30%
 Hooded Otar Dragon Mask
Hooded Otar Dragon Mask | Source

Otar Mask Notes and Trivia

  • Having the Daedric Smithing perk will double the improvements made

How to Find the Otar Dragon Mask

Rahgot Dragon Priest Mask

 
 
Quest
Siege on the Dragon Cult
Location
Found in Forelhost in the Rift, south-southwest of Riften
Class
Heavy Armor
Base Armor Rating
23
Weight
9
Base Material
Orichalcum
Tempering Ingredients
Orichalcum Ingot
Base Value in Gold
962
Skill Perks
Stamina increased by 70%
Hooded Rahgot Dragon Mask
Hooded Rahgot Dragon Mask | Source

Rahgot Mask Notes and Trivia

  • Rahgot translates as "Anger" in dragon language
  • Having the Daedric Smithing perk will double the improvements made
  • Increased stamina is good for Warrior classes specializing in Heavy Armor
  • Good for Archers needing extra stamina for slowing down time and zooming in on targets
  • Using in combination with the Amulet of Kynareth, Gauldur Amulet, Sigdis' Fragment, or Beef Stew all increase total stamina to varying degrees

How to Find the Rahgot Dragon Mask

Vokun Dragon Priest Mask

 
 
Quest
A Scroll For Anska
Location
Found in High Gate Ruins in the Pale, directly west of Solitude
Class
Heavy Armor
Base Armor Rating
23
Weight
9
Base Material
Steel
Tempering Ingredients
Steel Ingot
Base Value in Gold
2182
Skill Perks
Conjuration, Illusion and Alteration improve 20%
Hooded Vokun Dragon Mask
Hooded Vokun Dragon Mask | Source

Vokun Mask Notes and Trivia

  • Vokun translates as "Shadow" in dragon language
  • Having the Daedric Smithing perk will double the improvements made
  • Upgraded Illusion and Alteration spells are good for Mages

How to Find the Vokun Dragon Mask

Volsung Dragon Priest Mask

 
 
Quest
The Evil of Volskygge
Location
Found in Volskygge in Haafingar, northwest of Mor Kazgur and north of Deepwood Redoubt
Class
Light Armor
Base Armor Rating
21
Weight
5
Base Material
Corundum
Tempering Ingredients
Corundum Ingot
Base Value in Gold
4611
Skill Perks
Underwater breathing; 20% better prices; carry 20% more weight
Hooded Volsung Dragon Mask
Hooded Volsung Dragon Mask | Source

Volsung Mask Notes and Trivia

  • Volsung translates as "Horror" in dragon language
  • Having the Daedric Smithing perk will double the improvements made
  • At 4,611 gold Volsung is the most valuable mask
  • With better pricing and the ability to carry more, good for building your inventories

How to Find the Volsung Dragon Mask

Wooden Dragon Priest Mask

 
 
Quest
N/A
Location
Found in small burrow alter in Labyrinthian, close to the entrance of Shalidor’s Maze
Class
Light Armor
Base Armor Rating
1
Weight
2
Base Material
Wood
Tempering Ingredients
N/A
Base Value in Gold
51
Skill Perks
Bromjunaar's Mystery
 Hooded Wooden Dragon Mask
Hooded Wooden Dragon Mask | Source

Wooden Mask Notes and Trivia

  • The main purpose of the Wooden Mask is to activate Bromjunaar's Mystery which teleports the wearer back to a point in time before the dragon priest shrine was destroyed
  • Activated by donning the mask while inside of the ruined building outside of Labyrinthian where it is first found
  • It hums with a strange energy when Bromjunaar's Mystery is activated
  • The only mask that will respawn over time
  • Pretty much useless outside of Labyrinthian

How to Find the Wooden Dragon Mask

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