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Elder Scrolls V: Skryim How To Level Sneak Fast

Elder Scrolls V: Skryim How To Level Sneak Fast
Sneaking is one of the most important skills in all the Elder Scrolls game and even more so in Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. This Elder Scrolls V: Skryim How To Level Sneak Fast guide will tell you how to maximize your sneak before even leaving the introduction at the start of the game.

For those of you who are familiar with the Sneak Exploit on Oblivion, this is pretty much the same thing.

For those who don’t, at the beginning of Oblivion before you leave the prison cell, you walk to the cell door, facing the cell door you then turn to the right, sneak, and walk at the wall.

Due to the fact the games mechanics register the NPCs as within a one to two room distance it will allow your Sneak Skill to obtain experience.

Now, to the more up to date version.

On Skyrim when the Dragon first appears at the very beginning of the game merely run up the stairs and wait for the Dragon to break through the wall, after the Dragon breaks the wall and your Runaway Comrade tells you to jump, make the jump and walk and go down through the holes in the flooring. Take a moment to look around the room. You should see an open door where a man with a white pointer over his head is waiting, do not go through this door. If you walk within few steps of the door and look to the right you’ll see a fire. Walk towards it slightly, don’t get too close. Now, turn back to the door and walk towards a small corner between the wall and the door frame.

This spot is perfect due to the fact the dragon will shoot fire down on you if you linger behind, however if you’re inside this building you can merely walk at this small corner in sneak attaining as many levels as you please before moving on to the next part of the Tutorial.

See that? You could maximize your sneak skill before even passing through the Tutorial!

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  1. You can pick up the dagger in the torture room, then wait til you get to the cave with the bear. Do not proceed forward.. hang back near the water fall and while sneaking walk behind your friend and start stabbing him in the back, he will start to loose life but will always come back and never offer to hurt you. I’ve done this and maxed my sneaking to 100 aswell as lvl up to 18 in less than 15 minutes.

    1. Did the same, just set game difficulty to highest setting. His health regenerates so quickly that it was hard to get his health low enough.

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