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Stones of Barenziah Quest Markers
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Description
This simple mod adds quest markers to all 24 of the Stones of Barenziah (Unusual Gems) that you need to find/collect for the "No Stone Unturned" quest.
The markers are only added after you take an "Unusual Gem" to Vex, and she gives you the objective to find all 24 of them.

This mod is also available on the the Skyrim Nexus:
http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/mods/9385
On the nexus you can also find a Russian, Spanish, Italian, French, Polish, German, Japanese and Chinese translation

(If you are interested in translating to your language, please contact me on the Nexus)

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AN ALTERNATIVE VERSION OF THIS MOD IS AVAILABLE!
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=21283
With droppable stones!
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You may be interested in Meows' Guide to the stone locations:
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=205850250
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I hate "find/collect" quests. Boy do I hate find and collect quests.
I am an obsessive completionist, so I have to do them.
But boy do I hate them.

There are two reasons I hate them:
1. There is usually no real hint on how to find the items. You just have to look EVERYWHERE. At least in Oblivion the Nirnroot quest only told you to find some of them, and to look near water. THIS collect quest is horrible. Horrible! Especially in a world the size of Skyrim. Seriously, who would actually be able to find ALL of them without looking them up? If you did, I salute you. I mean, most of them are in major quest locations, but a couple are in completely ordinary dungeons. You'd be lucky if Radiant Story sent you to one of them. Otherwise, what are you supposed to do, besides reach for the walkthrough? Okay, that's enough ranting.
2. I always *try* to do them on my own, and only look them up when I'm nearly finished and there are a couple I just can't find. Then I have a list of locations, and I can never remember which of them I've already collected, and which I haven't. I HATE that part.

So anyway, adding quest markers solves both of the above problems. This turns the quest from a find-and-collect to a simple collect quest. Enjoy.

If you were using an older version of the mod that was glitched:
If you have already encountered the glitch, the stone wall in Tolvald's Cave may stay blocked. TCL through it and the rest of the quest should work fine.

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NOTE: If you are using the Unofficial Patch or Better Quest Objectives, ensure this mod loads after (lower down) than those two.

If you have done that, and still see no quest markers, consider moving the mod all the way to the bottom of the load order in case it's conflicting with something else I'm not aware of.

It has been reported that Dovahkiin Hideout can cause stones to disappear or not be marked. If you are having trouble and have it installed, try disabling it until you have found the missing stones.
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If you like this mod, check out -
thegeekofalltrades' Stackable Stones of Barenziah (with optional quest markers):
http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/49056/

Crimson Nirnroot Quest Markers mod:
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=13760
Credits to MercAngel for making the mod, and phuan3 for bringing it to my attention.

Jiub's Opus Quest Markers mod (for Dawnguard) by Samutz:
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=89530658

And finally, I have now made a Quest Marker mod for Dragon Priest Masks. See below.


Check out my other mods!
Quickstart
Stones of Barenziah Quest Markers
Dragon Priest Mask Quest Markers

Stones of Barenziah Quest Markers + Droppable

Divine Punishment for Mention of Arrows in the Knee
Daedric Punishment for Insults Related to Sweetrolls

Troubleshooting:
Before you post a comment about quest markers not working, please check that:
1. You have reached the part of the quest where Vex tells you to find the stones
2. You have tried moving the mod to the bottom of your load order - to do this, open the Launcher, click 'Data Files' and drag it to the bottom of the list.
Popular Discussions View All (6)
16
Jul 12 @ 12:19pm
Very helpfull mod
|B.A|Jack Daniels
13
Jul 14 @ 1:10pm
Как вы относитесь к подобным модам?
Azaktoth
3
Jun 26 @ 5:25pm
Nice
Jflipper12
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Turn_on_a_Dime  [author] 11 hours ago 
Craft them? That sounds like you had another mod installed, which quite naturally conflicts with this one.
shadow_jigg Aug 19 @ 11:55pm 
i was able to craft these but it went away what happend
DragonsBlood 11:11 Aug 18 @ 11:35pm 
Sure beats writting down locations on a piece of paper!
a.mitrikas Aug 17 @ 8:40am 
Thanks, that was a huge help. 10/10
skipskipowski Aug 17 @ 2:11am 
Well worth getting. Made the quest a whole lot easier.
terrycanter75 Aug 16 @ 6:35am 
I love this mod, thank you for your time in doing this mod........
Wish now that there was a mod for all the trinkets that you give to Delvin that appears behind the desk in the Cistern.
Emperor pussy pounder Aug 16 @ 3:46am 
I think games have these kind of collectibles, so people'll start buying more strategy guides.
Doomcrew Aug 14 @ 8:51pm 
I totally agree with your frustration on having to find all the stones in a world this huge. When i realized i had to actually look for 24 of them i thought oh crap. i need a guide. theres no way i'd find all these on my own. Great work.
nobleboivin Aug 14 @ 7:45pm 
Very helpful. I wish they included this mod in the game when it was first released
pez Aug 14 @ 10:06am 
I have been trying to do this quest for almost 2 years, only finding 16 of the stones. You, my friend, are a champion of the people. If I could, I would put you on the Bethesda game team. But I can't, since I'm only 12. But you are still awesome. 11/10.