Forums > Skyrim Discussion > Skyrim Help > Welcome to Skyrim Forums! Quest problem: Eye of Magnus - Defeating Ancano - posted in General Skyrim Support: Hi there, Up until now, I havent had any problems with quests, but this quest isnt able to finish and Im not sure why. 2. ~ Ancano to the Dragonborn during "The Eye of Magnus". … The Eye of Magnus is a huge, mysterious glowing orb that the Dragonborn and Tolfdir find at the excavation site at Saarthal.The Eye is subsequently brought back to the College of Winterhold for closer examination by Tolfdir and there it also comes under the scrutiny of Ancano.. Upon impact, each beam will create an explosive plume of … Eventually the eye will open again, but as long as you kill him fast.I found that the best way was to use the staff on the eye and strike Ancano … Two things. Open your quest journal: The Eye of Magnus The Staff of Magnus has been recovered, and so it's time too assault the College of Winterhold and strike down Ancano Objectives Reach the Hall of the Elements Use the Staff of Magnus … Ancano is dead ^^ Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. I tried using the staff on the eye, tried exiting and reentering the room . The Eye of Magnus is an achievement in Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition. He will still have his protective barrier, which can be removed by using the Staff of Magnus on the Eye of Magnus. As the College quest line unfolds, it becomes increasingly clear that Ancano … I have restarted this quest several times with no change. Your allies at this point will die. Yes I know I need to attack the eye with the staff ;-) Problem is, I'm not getting this scene or the talk between Tolfdir and Ancano at all. Tolfdir is knocked down and remains incapacitated while Ancano attacks. I talk to Ancano he gives his line “how dare you approach me blah blah” then goes right back to shocking the orb. When the eye loses it's aura is when Ancano becomes vulnerable, at which point you can use most any weapon against him. Use the staff to absorb the eye's magic. I have read that when you walk in the college Ancano will begin taunting you and Tolfdir and Tolfdir will try to attack Ancano but he is … Entering the college Tolfdir will speak to you about Ancano who needs to be stopped - he is in the centre of the hall charging the Eye. Also I have looked this up earlier and people say that the eye opens, this hasn't happened for me once, even with … Take care to position your character right. ~The eye is actually closed to begin with so I can't use the staff on it, but Ancano is still protected by his barrier. Ancano will attack you and you will have to use the staff to remove the source of his power by shutting down the Eye. Ancano is an Altmer elemental mage and an agent of the Thalmor.He resides at the College of Winterhold, where he serves as an "advisor" to the Arch-Mage.The College community demonstrates a palpable mistrust toward him due to his Thalmor allegiance. Once I used the staff on the eye Ancano kept coming back to life. One, When I approached the college there was a stone wall in front of the entrance and the floor kept glitching. Now, you need to wait!!! Skyrim - Killing Ancano. Ancano will defy you throughout the battle: "You dare approach me here? 2011-11-13 SkyrimGames. You need to use the Staff of Magnus on the Eye of the Magnus. Ancano and Tolfdir will talk for a short time before Tolfdir launches a spell at him, but with no effect. Tolfdir is knocked down and remains incapacitated while Ancano attacks. i have the official game guide and have found others had a bug with this quest but no answers. When he attacks, the Eye will open up and the loose panels will start … Position yourself right before the eye and wait until it opens (split into parts). Are you mad? During the Skyrim Civil War in 4E 201, the Thalmor had a presence in Skyrim, all throughout West Skyrim… Once the eye is broken kill Ancano. ~I have reloaded an earlier save and the same thing happened. The Staff of Magnus will come in handy here again, as you will be able to use it to temporarily close the Eye of Magnus. There are two Magic Anomalies. The Dragonborn can return to the College and defeat Ancano, but only once Morokei is defeated and the Staff of Magnus … Eventually I just walked through the wall. Obviously, she would not die. I'm having a problem with the Eye of Magnus quest. No cutscene, Tolfdir just says that we need to hurry up and defeat Ancano, but I can only talk to Ancano. Skyrim Defeating Ancano bug? I am a level 47 and have tried all my best arsenal along with the staff which by the way its a good thing i have a good stash of soul gems … Once it is closed again you will be able to attack Ancano and kill him. Ancano has been defeated, but there's still a tremendous amount of energy coming out of the Eye of Magnus. A little background on the mods I use: I installed all the STEP core mods and some of the STEP extended mods, but … But I have no idea what he is talking about, as nothing further happens. Defeat Ancano [edit | edit source] When you find Ancano, Tolfdir will walk up and start trying to reverse the damage by casting a spell at the Eye. Set stage index to 40 (Talk to Tolfdir following Ancano's defeat) 3. The longer the Eye … Register now to participate using the 'Sign Up' button on the right. please help :( - posted in Skyrim Spoilers: Im up to the part where i have to defeat ancano but i cant fight him. "Eye of Magnus" Quest Stuck / Glitched - posted in Skyrim Technical Support: A while ago I killed Ancano, then it said to talk to Tolfdier, but doing so did nothing; all he said was "Sijics? Page 1 of 2 - "The Eye of Magnus" quest bug. ... Ancano is invulnerable to damage when the Eye is closed. 'How do you damage him then?' Ancano is an antagonist from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim , where he serves as the main antagonist of College of Winterhold questline. The quest ends with you been proclaimed Archmage of the Guild and the achievement unlocks Close • Posted by 4 minutes ago. Best to use it sparingly so you don't run it all the way down. No Sijics in sight. Skyrim: Eye of Magnus, Defeat Ancano (Video) Here is how you defeat that fool Ancano in Skyrim at the College of Winterhold (hogwarts?). Defeat Ancano. Well it does nothing to separate the eye when I use it. During the College of Winterhold quest line, Ancano attempts to harness the energy of the Eye of Magnus, erecting a barrier between himself and other mages of the College; Savos Aren is killed in the process. As you keep using the staff on the eye, Ancano will lose his invulnerability. Also, another note: Judging by the quests The Eye of Magnus, and Aftershock, it would seem that the Eye opens the 'passage' to Aetherius and the Staff closes it. He just … Magic won't work on Ancano, Toldifr says use the staff on the Eye of Magnus… Ancano was an agent of the Thalmor during the Fourth Era, serving as an advisor for Arch-Mage Savos Aren of the College of Winterhold, situated in the province of Skyrim. Ancano was involved in a plot against the College, attempting to take control of the Eye of Magnus. Ancano was trying to use the Eye of Magnus to collapse the borders between the realms of Mundus and Aetherius and achieve the Thalmor's ultimate goal. Equip the Staff of Magnus and shoot constantly at the Eye of Magnus. 50: Speak with Quaranir: 200: Ancano has been defeated. . The Psijic Monks have removed the Eye of Magnus from the College, saying that the world is not ready for such a thing. To defeat Ancano, attack him when he is invulnerable, he should have a glowing … I reloaded and came back to the college. Just got to the end of the quest where you use the Staff of Magnus on the Eye. ", "You dare challenge me?" No stone wall this time and I was able to defeat him … Ancano is a Thalmor operative stationed in College of Winterhold where he acts as the advisor to the Arch-Mage Savos Aren. idk) yeah i get it use the staff on the eye blah blah bla i know all of that Its just that Ancano would stop talking when he says AND YOU THINK YOU … . Once it’s closed, find Ancano and attack him with the best you got. 4. Well, use the Staff of Magnus when the Eye is completely open to have it close faster. He doesn’t have that much HP, but if you don’t kill him fast, he’ll reopen the Eye and hide to heal himself completely. With this the Eye will open up to release its full power. Skyrim Forums. (scripts are failing? Hi all. I don't know anymore. He will still have his protective barrier, which can be removed by using the Staff of Magnus on the Eye of Magnus. Defeat Ancano. 1 … Now Ancano will reply and take Tolfdir (and your companion) out. Anyway, it is important that Tolfdir says some words AND throws the fireball on Ancano. Eye of Magnus is a Hardmode magic gun that drops from Rune Wizards.It is the rare variant of the Lunic Eye.When used it fires a fast, blue-and-white beam that homes in on enemies and will restore 25 mana and 1 HP upon contact with an enemy. You … I have gotten to the part when you walk into the college of Winterhold Ancano is using some kind of spell to open the Eye of Magnus. you may be asking. The quest "The Eye of Magnus" starts once you return to Winterhold after obtaining the Staff of Magnus. You cannot hope to defeat me! I entered the Hall of the Elements, my helper and Tolfdir followed. Under Quest Options selected Complete Next Stage ^Doing this automatically started and completed First Lessons, Under Saarthal, Hitting the books, Good Intentions, Revealing the Unseen, Containment, and The Staff of Magnus … Keep using the Staff until you note that the glimmer around Ancano has disappeared, therefore making him … They do come back towards the very end though and help you finish the mission. However, after you are facing him alone, the eye of magnus will open. Difficulty: Master Wait until Ancano starts attacking you and use the Staff of Magnus on the Eye of Magnus until it loses it's glow and becomes a "solid" sphere. I tried a new save where I still was in Labyrinthian, moved out and went to Winterhold. 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