Howdy, Dovahkiin ^^
You are blessed as Dragonborn, yet you want to be thief. Who cares, you are what you want to be, right? So, if you are too lazy to do the skyrim thieves guild main quest, and are willing to wander around and doing the side quest, you are in the right place. Here, I’d like to present to you, the skyrim thieves guild side jobs!
Skyrim Thieves Guild Side Jobs
Small Jobs – Skyrim Thieves Guild side jobs
Well, you can get Skyrim thieves guild jobs from Delvin and Vex. They will give you “target” which you must steal items from them and the location are generated randomly. Each of skyrim thieves guild mission will give you 100 to 500, and after completing 5 small jobs, a special jobs will be unlocked. You are not supposed to kill those who are crucial to the job, else your job will results in failure.
Vex’s Jobs – Skyrim Thieves Guild side jobs
The Burlgary Jobs
Your objective on this Skyrim Thieves Guild side job is to do some burglary thing. Steal an item from a house, preferably around 7:30 PM as there’s not much people either home or on the street. You can breach into the house easily when the owner either sleeps or is at work.
The Heist Jobs
Similar to Burglary, but this one is stealing from a shop. Breach the shop during the night, when the owner enjoying his wet dream. Stealing on daylight, bad move.
The Shill Jobs
Easier than burglary. Your job is to do some trespassing to one’s house, and plant a stolen item on their house.
The Sweep Jobs
Now, Burglary requires you to steal one, Sweep requires three.
Delvin Mallory’s Jobs – Skyrim Thieves Guild side jobs
The Bedlam Job
You must steal a certain amount of item or gold within the assigned Hold. There’s a trick that if you stole one expensive item, bring it to secluded location, drop it and picking it up a few times. Each time the item is picked up, it counts as theft.
The Fishing Job
Requires you to pickpocket item from NPC. It has a higher chance of success than normal pickpocketing, great for training the pickpocket skill. Save before pickpocketing to avoid being caught.
The Numbers Job
Modify the ledger boog at a given business. Near a ledger book you’ll sometimes find a business’s safe box which contains around 250 coins.
City Influence Quests (Special Jobs) – Skyrim Thieves Guild side jobs
After completing at least five jobs of Skyrim Thieves Guild side quest above, Delvin Mallory will offer a special job for you. The job is to restore Skyrim Thieves Guild influence in that city. Actually city influence is required to complete Under New Management quest (main Skyrim Thieves Guild Quest).
Each city influence quest completed for Skyrim Thieves Guild will add a merchant stall at The Ragged Flagon. Also, the number of gold available to fences through Skyrim will increase gradually, up to maximum of 4000.
Imitation Amnesty – Skyrim Thieves Guild side jobs
After finishing 5 small jobs of Skyrim Thieves Guild side quest, Delvin will receives urgent mission from Olfrid Battle-Born, a rich Nord in Whiterun. Arn, his old friend, was incarcerated inside Whiterun’s prison, stated that he committed a serious crime in Solitude and will be executed. You’ll be given a mission by Olfrid Battle-Born to infiltrate Jarl’s palace to steal a letter and change the prisoner registry. Walk up the stairs to the right of Jarl’s throne and enter the door on your left to the Jarl’s quarters. You’ll find the registry on a table in the room immediately on your right. Beware of three guards that usually wander around. Up the stair in the next room, go right to Jarl’s study area and take the letter from the desk. Exit the castle and return to Olfrid. He may be in Drunken Huntsman, waiting for you. He is pleased with your job and promises his support for Skyrim Thieves Guild.
Note: It’s a lot easier if you become Thane of Whiterun, as the guard will not be suspicious on you while you wander on the Jarl’s quarters.