~ Speedrun ~
Seven and a Half Minutes.
Knu made an excellent 5-segment speedrun of The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind. His time is amazing - 7 m 31 s! The idea was to use the game's Easter Eggs - scrolls of Icarian Flight fortify Acrobatics by 1000 and Boots of Blinding Speed (not an Easter Egg but close to) that increase Speed by 200. See details of this speedrun below.
This isn't a first attempt for Knu to achieve record time. His previous time of a 4-segment run was 10:26, see his post 06/27/05 in this thread.
The best time of a single-segment run belongs to Ryan 'Benito' Bennitt - 14:26.
P.S. We apologize for delay in informing our readers about this remarkable result. As of late, we have been very busy transferring our site to the new design.
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Time: 7 m 31 s
Sign: the Steed
Brief summary of the speedrun:
Steal a limeware platter (650 gp).
Take rings (all) from barrel outside, talk to Sellus Gravius, give Fargoth's ring to Fargoth.
Sell the platter and other goods to Arrille, purchase the best axe (Iron Battle Axe) and 3 scrolls of Almsivi Intervention.
Run to the place where "Icar"-Tarkhiel falls, take 3 Scrolls of Icarian Flight.
Use Almsivi Intervention to move to Balmora.
Use 2 Scrolls of Icarian flight to move to Pemenie.
Cast Berserk, kill her with the axe, take/equip the Boots of Blinding Speed.
Use Almsivi Intervention to move to Ald-Ruhn.
Run to the Mages' Guild of Ald-Ruhn.
Purchase from Anarenen 3 potions of Standard Restore Fatigue
Since you don't have enough money, sell to Tanar Llervi the Boots of Blinding Speed, purchase Scroll of Mark, Scroll of Leaguestep (Recall). Then sell to Tanar Llervi Scroll of Mark, Scroll of Leaguestep, purchase Scroll of Mark, Scroll of Leaguestep. Kill the trader, take the Boots and scrolls: 2 Mark, 2 Recall, Ondusi Unhinging, 10 Elemental Burst: Frost, 2 Dratis' Winter Guest, 2 Taldam's Scorcher.
Kill Edwinna Elbert with the help of 3 Scrolls of Elemental Burst: Frost, take her Wizard's Staff .
Use Almsivi Intervention
Head northeast and use the last scroll of Icarian Flight. Halfway to Red Mountain, use the Staff to levitate.
Fly to Vemynal, mark.
Use 3 potions of Standard Restore Fatigue when the Berserk's effect ends. Kill Dagoth Vemyn with the axe and scrolls (2 Drathis' Winter Guest, 2 Taldam's Scorcher), take Sunder. Recall.
Fly to Dagoth Ur, mark.
Fly to Odrosal, open the door with a Scroll of Ondusi's Unhinging, take Keening. Recall.
Run to Dagoth Ur's lair. Rest for 24 hours, cast Berserk, kill Dagoth Ur with the help of the axe and Scrolls of Elemental Burst: Frost (7). Use Kagrenac's tools on the Heart (with the Health 75 and random damage by Keening 50-125 it takes about 5 attempts to achieve success). Recall.