She is known for her hatred towards the undead of any kind. While the shrines for most other Daedric Princes in Skyrim have been hidden away in remote areas, Meridia has been given an accessible and fully intact shrine with a temple underneath. Recently, a foul darkness desecrated the temple and as such, Meridia is looking for a new champion. There are two ways to begin the journey towards becoming her champion: either find Meridia's Beacon or find the shrine. When you arrive at the shrine with the beacon in hand, the otherworldly voice will echo through the woods once again, saying, "Look at my temple, lying in ruins.
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The Break of Dawn
You need to be level 12 or higher before you can attempt The Break of Dawn. You must also collect Meridia 's Beacon this can be found in the cave in " Ill met by Moonlight ", but it isn't the only place. You can start this quest by visiting the statue of Meridia. The statue of Meridia is located near the Mountain Range west of Solitude. Go to the temple and activate the pedestals of light that unlock the doors. Along the way you will have to fight corrupted shades. At the end you have to fight the necromancer Malkoran and kill him. Once he dies, he becomes a shade that you must defeat. After activating the final pedestal of light, you are teleported back to Meridia, who gives you the sword called Dawnbreaker.
This quest is started by visiting the Statue to Meridia , or, after reaching level 12, by finding the radiant quest item Meridia's Beacon in random chests. Meridia's Beacon returned to its pedestal. Upon obtaining the beacon, which is a large gem with no value, Meridia commands the Dragonborn to take the beacon to the shrine located west of Solitude , directly north of the Haafingar Stormcloak Camp. Once there, Meridia will tell the Dragonborn that there is a powerful necromancer named Malkoran defiling her temple, whom the Dragonborn must destroy.