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Blacklight is a major Redoran city on the northwestern coast of mainland Morrowind, close to the border of Skyrim. It was once home to a gladiatorial team known as the Dark Knights.[OOG 1] Across the Inner Sea to the northeast is the island of Solstheim, to the south are the Western Highlands and a good road west connects through the Dunmeth Pass to the Nord city of Windhelm.
During Tiber Septim's campaign to conquer Morrowind, he used the area west of Blacklight as a staging ground due to the relatively weak Dunmer defenses here. Blacklight is further mentioned in the books on King Edward. Blacklight remained standing following the catastrophes of the Red Year; in fact, it became the new capital of Morrowind after the Argonians sacked the former capital, Mournhold. The Council of Great Houses meets there at the Rootspire. House Redoran has substantially improved the city over the Third and Fourth Eras, and its grandeur is said to rival Mournhold at its peak.
- The city of Blacklight was featured in TES I: Arena.
- ^ On Morrowind — Erramanwe of Sunhold
- ^ Adril Arano's dialogue in Dragonborn.
- ^ a b Cindiri Arano's dialogue during Dragonborn.
Note: the following references are not found in game. They are included to provide a rounder background to this article, but may not reflect established lore.
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