TESLORE Illustrated: Shadowmarks - What Are They?
Usually, Shadowmarks are engraved into door frames.
Below is what each of the marks mean:
- The Guild: the symbol of the Thieves Guild
- Safe: the location is safe
- Danger: the location should be avoided, or approached at your own risk
- Protected: the location is protected by the guild and should not be burglarized
- Fence: the person nearby is a fence and can buy stolen goods
- Thieves Cache: items left by the guild to aid fellow members
- Loot: there are valuables nearby
- Empty: there are no valuables at this location and it can be avoided
- Escape Route: usually found in dungeons and jails
Further Reading:Shadowmarks, Delvin Mallory