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|Location||Kvatch Oblivion World|
|Level||PC+0 (min=3)||Class||Kvatch Guard|
|Health||45 + (6+2.6)x(PC-1), PC=5-19|
|Magicka||100 + 1.5x(PC-1) (max=250)|
|Follower||Breaking the Siege of Kvatch|
|Faction(s)||Kvatch Guards; Kvatch citizens|
Ilend Vonius is one of only two survivors from the group of soldiers sent into Oblivion to close the Oblivion Gate during the siege of Kvatch. When you encounter him, you can either ask him to help you close the gate or send him back to Tamriel, where he will be available to help free the fugitives barricaded in the Chapel of Akatosh. After Castle Kvatch has been liberated, he can be found in the middle of Castle Kvatch's ruined Great Hall among the other guards if he survived the battle.
He wears a set of armor typical to that of town guards: a Kvatch cuirass, chainmail gauntlets, chainmail greaves and a pair of chainmail boots. He wields a Kvatch shield and a steel longsword. Ilend also carries three weak potions of healing.
You will encounter Ilend inside the Kvatch Oblivion World, trying singlehandedly to take out as many daedra as he possibly can; after having disposed of the area, he will approach you and say: "Thank the Nine! I never thought I'd see another friendly face..." When you ask him for an update, the scared soldier will say: "The others... taken... they were taken to the tower! Captain Matius sent us in to try and close the gate. We were ambushed, trapped, and picked off. I managed to escape, but the others are strewn across that bridge. They took Menien off to the big tower. You've got to save him! I'm getting out of here!" Two choices are available: either ask Ilend to stay in Oblivion and help you fight, or send him back to Savlian Matius. If you choose the former option, Ilend will say: "You're right. You're right. I can't just leave poor to his fate. If he's still alive, we've got to try to save him. Alright. Lead the way. Let's find and get out of here." If you choose the second, and arguably best decision, since he will prove helpful on the outside, Ilend will respond with: "The Captain is still holding the barricade? I figured I was the last one left alive. Alright. I'll try to get out of here and let the Captain know what's going on." Depending on your choice, Ilend will then stay by your side as a Follower or run back to the portal and the relative safety behind the barricade. If he is a follower, asking him to wait will net you a disappointed Ilend: "Well... alright. I think we'd be better off sticking together, though." If you ask him to tag along, he will say: "I'm right behind you." and fight to the bitter end.
Later on, near the barricade outside Kvatch, Ilend will, if he survived the Kvatch Gate or if you simply sent him back outside right away, express his gratitude; "You saved my life. You brought me back from hell. I won't forget it." Later on, he will change to the final unique greeting, which he will use for the rest of the game: "When we're done with all this, we'll talk. If we're still alive..."