Bal Sunnar is a 4-player group Dungeon located in Stonefalls in The Elder Scrolls Online (ESO). It is part of the Scribes of Fate DLC. It features Normal and Veteran Modes. Players can use the Group & Activity Finder tool to easily find groups to tackle this dungeon with.

Bal Sunnar Guide including all Bal Sunnar Sets, Boss Mechanics, and group role recommendations for Tank, DPS, and Healer.



Bal Sunnar Veteran Walkthrough & Strategies



Suggested group composition for Bal Sunnar

  • Tank
  • DPS
  • Healer



Bal Sunnar Walkthrough

Kovan Giryon

  • Summons Poison AOEs under players. 
  • Creates copies of himself that explode after some time.
  • Shoot beams that stay in the area.
  • Dark Phase at 70%, 45%, 20%. Defeat mini bosses and Kovan to end them.

Roksa the Warped

  • Summons Orbs that drain and can one shot players. 
  • Dark Phase at 70%, 40%. Stay inside the safe areas.
  • Massive Beams. 
  • Charged Heavy Attack. 

Matriarch Lladi Telvanni

  • Poison AOEs.
  • Conal poison attack, if hit, that player will also spew poison in front of them uncontrollably.
  • Fills the room with Poison and Summons adds. Activate the Shards of Time that will appear to stop minions from moving and kill them.
  • Summons skeevers that apply deadly debuff.


Totem Puzzle

You need to use the wheels in front of you to rotate the totem and match the symbols with the three smaller totems. Once you solve the puzzle, the cell doors will open and you will receive the Strength of the Ancestors Buff.

Where to Find Urvel Drath in Bal Sunnar

Enter the Excavation Site on the second map and before you face Roksa the Warped, head to the Arena Tunnels to find Urvel Drath. When you defeat Urvel you will receive the Ancestral Vitality Buff.

Laser Puzzle

You can find the Laser Puzzle inside the same arena as well but on the third map this time.

All lasers should hit the totem in the middle of the room, adjust the Obsidian Shards in the arena to reflect the lasers properly, so they can hit the totem. Once you solve this puzzle you will receive the Ancestral Resolve Buff.


Bal Sunnar NPCs

  • Beexilko
  • Laborer
  • Saresea


Bal Sunnar Books

  • Journal of Adosi Fevur
  • Journal of Kovan Giryon
  • Journal of Nerile Belvayn



  • Dungeon Gallery



  • Location: Stonefalls
  • Suggested Level: 
  • Final Boss: Matriarch Lladi Telvanni


  • Bal Sunnar Conqueror
  • Fate's Secrets
  • Scribes of Fate Delver
  • Telvanni Tormentor


Bal Sunnar Map

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  • Kovan Giryon
  • Roksa the Warped
  • Matriarch Lladi Telvanni

Set Drop

Collectibles in the area

  • Lost in the Woods Emote: Obtained by completing both Bal Sunnar and Scrivener's Hall, on any difficulty.
  • Scrivener's Ultramarine Dye: Obtained by completing both Bal Sunnar and Scrivener's Hall on Veteran Difficulty.
  • Sailor's Sextant Emote: Obtained by completing all secret content in both Bal Sunnar and Scrivener's Hall.
  • The Taskmaster's Banner Skin: Obtained by finishing Bal Sunnar on Veteran Difficulty.
  • Scourge of Sunnar Title: Obtained by defeating the final boss in Bal Sunnar on Hardmode.
  • Temporal Tempest Title: Obtained by defeating all encounters in Bal Sunnar with all bosses on Hardmode in 25 minutes without any group members dying.
  • Shadow Blessed Title: Obtained by completing all other achievements in Bal Sunnar, namely: Nix Creature Slayer, Plagued Servant Slayer, Perfect Recollection, One for Each of You, Infectious Beliefs, Strict Quarantine, Time Out, Liberators of Prophecy, Ignivomous Weather and Salvation's Legend. You can click on the achievements to learn more about them.


  • Argonian Behemoth
  • Broodling
  • Evolved Broodling
  • Larval Nix-Ox
  • Nix-Hound
  • Primitive Nix-Ox
  • Telvanni Champion
  • Telvanni Conjurer
  • Telvanni Geomancer
  • Telvanni Infector
  • Telvanni Sun Mage
  • Telvanni Sword Dancer
  • Telvanni Torchbearer


Group Dungeons
Arx Corinium  ♦  Banished Cells I  ♦  Banished Cells II  ♦  Black Drake Villa  ♦  Blackheart Haven  ♦  Blessed Crucible  ♦  Bloodroot Forge  ♦  Castle Thorn  ♦  City of Ash I  ♦  City of Ash II  ♦  Cradle of Shadows  ♦  Crypt of Hearts I  ♦  Crypt of Hearts II  ♦  Darkshade Caverns I  ♦  Darkshade Caverns II  ♦  Depths of Malatar  ♦  Direfrost Keep  ♦  Earthen Root Enclave  ♦  Elden Hollow I  ♦  Elden Hollow II  ♦  Falkreath Hold  ♦  Fang Lair  ♦  Frostvault  ♦  Fungal Grotto I  ♦  Fungal Grotto II  ♦  Icereach  ♦  Imperial City Prison  ♦  Lair of Maarselok  ♦  March of Sacrifices  ♦  Moon Hunter Keep  ♦  Moongrave Fane  ♦  Ruins of Mazzatun  ♦  Scalecaller Peak  ♦  Scrivener's Hall  ♦  Selene's Web  ♦  Spindleclutch I  ♦  Spindleclutch II  ♦  Stone Garden  ♦  Tempest Island  ♦  The Cauldron  ♦  Unhallowed Grave  ♦  Vaults of Madness  ♦  Volenfell  ♦  Wayrest Sewers I  ♦  Wayrest Sewers II  ♦  White-Gold Tower

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