How To Marry in Skyrim

The Amulet of Mara and speaking to an eligible non-playable character can be used to marry someone in the game.The guide applies to both the standard edition of the game and the Special Edition.

Step 1: Go to Riften.

It is in the south-eastern corner.If you open your map, you can quickly travel there.You can pay for a horse-drawn carriage outside of Whiterun or one of the other major cities to take you to Riften if you haven’t already visited.If you’ve explored a few of the dungeons in the game, you may already have an Amulet of Mara.It’s important to check for it in your inventory.You would get the amulet if you did the “Book of Love” quest.

Step 2: There is a Temple of Mara.

Go left and straight from the city entrance.There is a large temple on the left side.

Step 3: Call Maramal and find him.

If you arrive late at night, you may have to wait until noon the next day to see him.If you can’t find him in the temple, he’s most likely at the Bee and Bard pub, which is across a bridge.

Step 4: The option “I wanted to know more about the Temple of Mara” was selected.

Maramal will give an explanation on Mara’s lore.You can skip his dialogue if you click the mouse button or press the button on the console.

Step 5: Would you like to have a wedding at the temple?The option is available.

Maramal will ask whether or not you are familiar with marriage in the game.

Step 6: “No, not really” is the option you should choose.

Maramal will show how marriage works.

Step 7: You can choose “I’ll buy an Amulet of Mara”

You have to have at least 200 gold on you.Maramal will add the amulet to your inventory as long as you can afford it.

Step 8: You should equip the Amulet of Mara.

You’re ready to start searching for a spouse after doing that.

Step 9: Speak with the person you wish to marry.

You can find a full list of people who you can marry here: will need to carry out a quest for your chosen person before you can continue.Purchase their services if the person is a hireable follower.It doesn’t matter if you are male or female.Anyone listed as eligible can be married to you.

Step 10: “Are you interested in me, are you?”The option is available.

The NPC will affirmatively reply.

Step 11: The “I won’t lie” option is available.I am.You have an option.

The marriage agreement will be solidified by this.

Step 12: Return to the place where you were born.

You will be able to travel quickly there.

Step 13: Speak to Maramal.

He’ll be in either the Bee and Bard pub or the Temple of Mara.

Step 14: You can choose “I’d like to have a wedding at the temple”

Maramal will let you know that the wedding will take place between the hours of dawn and dusk the next day.

Step 15: Wait outside the temple until the next morning.

You can shorten the waiting period by pressing the “Wait” button on your PC or controller and selecting the appropriate number of hours from the current time until around 8:00 AM the following day.If you miss your wedding window, you have to apologize to your spouse and set up a new wedding with Maramal.

Step 16: Go to the temple again.

Maramal will marry you in a third-person cutscene.

Step 17: The “I do” should be selected.It is now and forever.There is a option.

It will complete the marriage if you do so.They will live with you in your house.