Skyrim – Dragon “Shout” Locations Guide

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As a Dragonborn in Skyrim, you will have the power to absorb the Dragon’s soul and use it to unlock the shout abilities.

In order to learn different kind of the Dragon Shouts, you must find the ancient tablet wall that will teach you the Dragon Words. In each of the shouts, there are three words and each of them can be learned by going around Skyrim and uncovering them.

As mentioned in our review, half of dragon shouts can be a learned via the main quests while others will require you to roam Skyrim and search every dungeon to find those ancient tablet wall.

If you wish to learn all Dragon “Shouts” and their three worlds, here are our locations guide.

NOTE: Remember that if you find all of the words in a Dragon Shout, you increase its effectiveness when used. When you have the three words, you can perform a powerful shout by holding the RB or R1 button.


Animal Allegiance

Description: A shout for help from the beasts of the wild, who come to fight in your defense.

Words Of Power: Raan, Mir, Tah
Location 1: ‘Medresi Dran and the Wandering Dead’ quest required. Angarvunde in the Rift.
Location 2: Go to ‘Ancient Ascent’ and search for it on top of the stairs. Beware of the Dragon.
Location 3: Ysgramor’s Tomb in Winterhold. Requires Companions quest ‘Glory of the Dead’.

Aura Whisper

Description: Your voice is not a shout, but a whisper, revealing the life forces and all.

Words Of Power:Laas, Yah, Nir
Location 1: Located on another Dragon’s Lair at Northwind Summit.
Location 2: Valthume. Dungeon Quest ‘Evil in Waiting’.
Location 3: Volunruud. Dark Brotherhood Quest ‘The Silence Has Been Broken’ or the dungeon quest ‘Silenced Tongues’.

Become Ethereal

Description: The Thu’um reaches out to the Void, changing your form to one that cannot be harmed or harm.

Words Of Power: Feim, Zii, Gron
Word Wall Location 1: Ironbind Barrow
Word Wall Location 2: Lost Valley Redoubt
Word Wall Location 3: Ustengrav. Requires main quest The Horn of Jurgen Windcaller.

Call Dragon

Description: Odahviing! Hear my voice and come forth. I summon you in my time of need.

Words Of Power: Od, Ah, Viing
Location: Obtained automatically during the main quest, The Fallen.

Call of Valor

Description: The valiant of Sovngarde hear your voice, and journey beyond space and time to lend their aid.

Words Of Power: Hun, Kaal, Zoor
Location: Obtained right after the main quest.

Clear Skies

Description: Skyrim itself yields before Thu’um, as you clear away fog and inclement weather.

Words Of Power: Lok, Vah, Koor
Location: Obtained after the quest, Throat of the World.

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  1. PvtZrobo
    December 3, 2011, 2:46 PM

    The game says I have 1 dragon soul, but when I try to unlock a shout, it says dragon souls are required to unlock shouts. Can someone help??

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  2. songof hymn
    December 4, 2011, 6:10 AM

    @PvtZrobo: Well, I only play PC version of Skyrim, to unlock dragon shout, u have to press ‘R’ it is by default btw,it is supposed to be the button that u use to sheate/unsheate your weapon. Well I hope it help u out…

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