Black soul gems (including the Black Star) work on humans of any level, including common NPCs like bandits. If you’re evil then taking it to Nelecar and gaining the Human Soul Devouring, Black Star, may be more appropriate. The item ID for The Black Star in Skyrim on Steam (PC / Mac) is: 00063B29. If Nelacar won't give you information, maybe your Speech isn't high enough? Reloading a saved game should fix this. Also, at the end of the quest, you may not be given the star. Bribery persuading and intimidating doesn't work. *Note: I don't believe the Black Star is glitched. Should you decide to bring the star back to Nelacar, he'll mention that he may be able to finish Malyn's work and make it so the star only accepts black souls. First Option: Bring the Star to Aranea If you choose to bring the Star to Aranea, go back to the Shrine of Azura. Regular black soul gems should also only accept the souls of NPCs (black souls) and is mentioned in all of the same lore material as being this way. The Black Star - p. 1 TES V: Skyrim Guide. To place this item in-front of your character, use the following console command: In terms of powergaming it'd be take the Black Star every time. Speaking with him reveals that there exists a soul gem which can be reused: Azura's Star. However, nearly all soul gems only trap creature souls: only black soul gems will trap human souls. If your character is a divine worshipping Paladin that hates the Daedra, then creating the Black Star and keeping it … When you approach Malyn Varen, you may not be able to pick up the star. To initiate the quest, ask about rumours from Hulda in Whiterun then make your way to the Shrine of Azura. The elven mage from Aranea's vision is Nelacar who is staying at the The Frozen Hearth in Winterhold. After Nelacar looks at the Star, he discovers that Malyn Varen's soul is trapped inside. 9. The Black Star is just that: a black soul gem that cannot be broken through enchanting. 0. Once there, speak with the priestess, Aranea Ienith. In the end Nelacar will tell you that after finding the Star, you should give it to him instead of returning it to Azura, though you will make the final decision later on. To spawn this item in-game, open the console and type the following command: player.AddItem 00063B29 1. Still not every character wants to defy a Daedric Prince or break Arkay's Blessing. Depends on the character. Spawn Commands. Azura's Black Star and other regular black soul gems should now be the only ones able to trap black … And the Black Star quest is also one of my favorite Daedric quests in all of the Elder Scrolls universe. By definition, a black soul gem can hold any soul. 3. This major discrepancy should now be fixed. I could take the Star to either Aranea or Nelacar to have it repaired. So if you're looking to expand your soul trapping opportunities, having Nelacar repair it is prudent. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. If you don't use enchanting much, take Star to Azura instead. The Black Star. I know that many Daedric Princes tend to cause conflict in players, as we don’t know whether to fear them, hate them, respect them, or like them. Post Comment. #5. darkknight4321234. Heading to Ilinalta's Deep New main objective: Find Azura's Star. Get the Black Star; it's very useful as black souls are much easier to find than regular grand souls. Aranea is not the only decent mage follower available but the Black Star is 1 of a kind and makes gathering Grand souls much easier. The bug when approaching Malyn can also be fixed by adding a Black Star to your inventory via console (player.additem 63b29 1) and then dropping it. ... Black Star Quest problem I'm just stuck on trying to convince Nelecar to talk to me. Tip: If you are serious about enchanting, you should take Star to Nelacar. Azura has to be one of my favorite Daedric Princess in the game. He tells you that he can repair the star, transforming it into a vessel that stores black souls. The reverse could also be said as well. And black soul gems are pretty rare.