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'In my battle against the goblins, I managed to kill many before the rest retreated into the mines. The beasts I slew lay about the Silver Deep. While I keep watch for the beasts to return, I would ask that you search the remains for clues as to the reason why they are here.
'The door into the mines is found at the north-eastern end of this path. Be quick now, we must learn what those beasts were up to!'
Elladan entered the Silver Deep and found it rife with goblins. He slew many of the foul creatures and drove the others away.
Search dead goblins (4)
The entrance to the Silver Deep lies to the north-east of Elladan.
Elladan killed several goblins and wants you to search the dead for clues while he guards the entrance.
Bring the dwarf-pickaxes to Elladan
Your search revealed that many of the goblins carried dwarf-made pick-axes. Elladan will be most interested in your find.
Elladan is outside the Silver Deep.
'All of the goblins were carrying dwarf-pickaxes? Most curious...
'I would understand one of two -- the spoils of some battle with the dwarves, perhaps. But all of them? No, it cannot be a coincidence. You must bring this information to Durin's Folk.'
The dead goblins are all over, as long as you don't stop too long in any one place, the cave claws won't attack you.