The Thieves' Guild is located in Riften. It can be access via the Ratway or by a secret entrance located in the Riften graveyard, inside the large tomb. Initially most of the NPCs will be very tight-lipped, only after joining the Thieves' Guild will they become more amicable and provide various services like fence or training:. The Ragged Flagon is a pub located beneath Riften in the Ratway.
The Thieves Guild is an organization of professional thieves based in Skyrim that provides mutual support for the illegal endeavors of its members and their clients. Based in Skyrim and headquartered in The Ratway beneath the city of Riften , members of the Thieves Guild are renowned for causing trouble in the city and are held largely responsible for the corruption of the city's markets. Members of the guild specialize in stealing objects of varying value or loaning septims to potential entrepreneurs or to help someone pay off their debts, in hopes of a payback. Most citizens view them unfavorably; Mjoll the Lioness has made it her duty to maintain order in Riften and pledges to dismantle the guild. Maven Black-Briar , the affluent and unscrupulous owner of the popular Black-Briar Meadery , consorts with the guild in exchange for their financial aid and protection.
Skyrim is absolutely littered with quests. Though you're introduced to the game through the main story, it can be ignored entirely almost from the off for you to find adventures in any direction you choose. That said, it's worth paying attention to certain quest lines to get the most out of the game, many of which belong to varius Skyrim guilds and factions , such as The Dark Brotherhood, the Thieves' Guild and College of Winterhold, each with their own cast, playstyles and rewards, so if you're stuck for choice, we recommend picking up one of these questlines. Though you'll hear whispers about them from townsfolk across Skyrim, they aren't the easiest to locate. Here's where and how you can start each major faction's quest lines.