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Morrowind
Help a Redoran noble look into his family's past.
Zone: Vvardenfell
Objective: Ald'ruhn — Discover the secret of the Hleran Ancestral Tomb.
Quest Giver: Drelyth Hleran
Location(s): Ald'ruhn, Hleran Ancestral Tomb
Next Quest: Ashlander Relations
Reward: Seal of Hleran
Average Leveled Gold
XP Gain: Standard
Retrieve an ancient family heirloom.


A Dark Elf named Drelyth Hleran requested my aid in finding his family's lost grave site. He believes the Ashlanders camped near Ald'ruhn might know more about the lost tomb, but the tribes only share their secrets with those who earn their respect.


Quick Walkthrough[edit]

  1. Speak to Drelyth Hleran just outside Ald'ruhn.
  2. Receive the Farseer's blessing.
  3. Gather offerings for the four great Ashlander tribes.
  4. Place the offerings and speak to the tribe's Wise Woman.
  5. Find the tomb.
  6. Speak to Drelyth's ancestor and pay respects at the shrines.
  7. Take the ancient Hleran family heirloom and deliver it to Drelyth.
"Settle here if you wish, son of Dranoth. I only pray that Skar is big enough for both of us."

Quest Stages[edit]

Ancestral Ties
Finishes Quest Journal Entry
To earn the Ashlander's respect, I must honor the First Ashkhans. I should seek out Farseer Kuamta to receive her blessing.
Objective: Receive the Farseer's Blessing
Each of the four great tribes require a unique offering. I must claim four rare objects to place before the cairns of the First Ashkhans.
Objective: Obtain an Ashen Fern
Objective: Obtain the Weapon of an Exiled Ashlander
Objective: Obtain the Bones of a Fallen Guar
Objective: Obtain a Jeweled Cuttle
I claimed all four offerings. I should place them near the four cairns of the First Ashkhans.
Objective: Place the Ahemmusa Offering
Objective: Place the Erabenimsun Offering
Objective: Place the Urshilaku Offering
Objective: Place the Zainab Offering
I should seek out the tribe's Wise Woman. She might know more about the Hleran Ancestral Tomb.
Objective: Talk to the Tribe's Wise Woman
According to the Wise Woman Asani, the Hleran Ancestral Tomb may be nearby. Unfortunately, angry spirits lurk within. I should give the news to Drelyth.
Objective: Talk to Drelyth Hleran
I agreed to search the nearby ancestral tomb, but I'll have to find it first.
Objective: Find the Ancestral Tomb
I discovered the ancestral tomb the Wise Woman told me about. Now I must look for evidence of a Hleran family connection.
Objective: Search the Tomb
One of Drelyth's ancestors, Dranoth, challenged me to prove the purity of my intent. I should pay my respects to the Hleran family shrines.
Objective: Pay Respects at the Shrines: 0/4
I paid my respects to the Hleran family shrines and listened to Dranoth's story. I should seek him out in his personal crypt. Apparently, he has more to tell me.
Objective: Enter Dranoth's Burial Chamber
I found Dranoth Hleran's spirit waiting for me in his personal crypt. I should see what he has to say.
Objective: Talk to Dranoth Hleran
Dranoth wants me to take up his ancient spear—a weapon with great symbolic power.
Objective: Take Dranoth's Spear
I must deliver Dranoth's spear, Calderas, to his descendant, Drelyth Hleran.
Objective: Deliver the Spear to Drelyth
Finishes quest I should talk to Drelyth about what he plans to do now that he knows his family's story.
Objective: Talk to Drelyth Hleran
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