Totems of Hircine

In Brief

  • Travel to the indicated location on your map.
  • Retrieve the Totem by any means necessary.
  • Return to the Underforge, then use one of the totem receptacles to complete the quest and receive your reward.


Journey to the location given by Aela the Huntress and kill the enemies lurking around. The Totem is most often found in a chest or on a piece of furniture in the furthest room from the entrance. In addition to this totem, there are two other totems which grant you new abilities in Beast Form.

The Totems of Hircine

The totems are described in detail in the tome The Totems of Hircine. By praying to these totems you will be given a unique ability that can be activated while in beast form

  • Totem of Fear: Causes Fear
  • Totem of Brotherhood: Summons two Wolf Spirits
  • Totem of The Hunt: Grants Detect Life