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I went through the entire Golden Claw dungeon and it was my understanding I'd have to fight some final bad. I went to where the runes seems to light up, in the final area, and didn't see anything of interest and ended up going through back into Skyrim, without battle.

Now I can't return the claw to Lucan! Do I need to go back and trigger something?

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There is a wall near the coffin where a word is glowing. You have to walk close to it, the screen will get dark until only the word is visible. You'll then receive a message saying that you acquired a new shout.

Then, the boss will leave the coffin behind you and start to attack you. Kill him and make sure to loot his corpse if you don't want to come back later. You can now exit the cave and return the claw.

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Thanks! Looks like I have to go back. No biggie! –  Robb Nov 14 '11 at 14:19
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however really make sure u loot him else u can go back again xD don't make the mistake i did xD –  ronnie Nov 14 '11 at 14:25
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You first need to absorb the runes that light up. Then, you need to walk to the coffin, that is close to the runes that light up (it should be marked by the quest marker if I remember correctly). The boss will leave his coffin and will start to battle you. Once he is dead, you can return to finish your quest and continue.

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This is it, but I believe that before this works you will need to absorb the runes from the wall (Robb hasn't indicated this has happened, so it's worth mentioning!). –  DMA57361 Nov 14 '11 at 9:59
    
Thanks for the addition, I updated my answer ;) –  Wimpey Nov 14 '11 at 11:37
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