Online:Ambient Dialogue

The UESPWiki – Your source for The Elder Scrolls since 1995
Jump to: navigation, search
To meet our site's higher standard of quality, this article or section may require cleanup. The user who placed this here had the following concern:
Needs to be formatted and sorted
To leave a message about the cleanup for this article, please add it to this article's talk page.

Ambient dialogue is spoken by NPCs as you pass by them, usually at random and without prompt. The line determining what the NPC will say is dependent on the voice actor and often race, rather than the character itself, and may not even be relevant to the NPC's characterization (For example, Vanus Galerion may say "Lady Estre was our true Queen! Damn you for killing her!" because he is an Altmer, despite his own principles being rather different). Ambient dialogue is not subtitled, though the text for it is found in the files. There are various types of dialogue listed on this page.


Greetings are said by NPCs without prerequisites and are directed at you, and can be said when you pass by an NPC or when you prompt them to speak. NPCs who do not have unique conversations will often say generic greetings instead.


Maormer have their own overheard dialogue. This dialogue is common at the Maormer Embassy on Khenarthi's Roost.

"How much longer till we put out to sea?"
"When the storm comes, they'll get theirs."
"Everything is so … still."

When you pass by them, they may say:

"Watch your step, groundwalker."
"Don't cause trouble."
"Another one?"


The Kothringi citizens of Stillrise Village are miserable.

"Fortune doesn't favor the Kothringi."
"We've lost so much already …."
"Better to suffer in silence."
"Leave us be."
"No hope for our people …. no hope!"
"We must survive. This cannot be our fate."
"Outsiders bring strife. I wonder what you bring?"
"I want no trouble."

→ For a full list of ambient greetings, see Online:Greetings


Justice dialogue is associated with actions that warrant a bounty. There's dialogue for assault, trespassing, murder, theft, getting caught pickpocketing, transforming into a werewolf in public and feeding on an NPC's blood in public as a vampire. There is also dialogue for NPCs expressing suspicion towards a player sneaking while detected, trying to speak to a justice neutral character/merchant with high infamy, and NPCs noticing that their pockets have been picked clean. Each race has a variety of dialogue with which they respond to illegal or suspicious actions.

→ For a full list, see Online:Justice Dialogue


Dragon sighting dialogue usually occurs during events such as Dragon Rise and Rise of the Dragonguard, when dragons are set to fly over major base-game cities. When justice neutral NPCs see a Dragon, they will run away screaming. This dialogue is different for every race.

→ For a full list, see Online:Dragon Sighting Dialogue


Commentary (or alternatively, rumors) is said when you come close to an NPC, and they say dialogue directed at you. Often times it is dialogue relating to quests you have completed, with NPCs telling you their thoughts on what they've heard of your actions. The Scholars and Adepts on Eyevea after The Mad God's Bargain also have ambient dialogue based on their race.

It should be noted that Imperial NPCs can say Breton and Redguard lines.


Many Argonian lines are involved with the Ebonheart Pact zones' storylines.

Rumor Quest (choice)
"It's a shame about all those Fort Zeren refugees. Thank goodness you were at the docks, though!" Breaking the Tide
"You were at Fort Zeren. All those refugees ... Good thing you were there." Zeren in Peril
"They tell me you brought the Nords, Argonians, and Dunmer together to defeat Balreth." The Death of Balreth
"You're the hero of Ash Mountain, the slayer of Balreth!" The Death of Balreth
"Because of you, the Pact was able to defend Vivec's Antlers." The Coral Heart
"Is it true that this Llodos Plague turned whatever it touched into a zombie?" Plague Bringer
"An egg brother betrays his people in Silent Mire? Sithis take him for doing such a thing!" The Saving of Silent Mire
"The Dark Elves' Saint Veloth, his spirit apparently lingers at his shrine. I find that rather disturbing." A Saint Asunder
"You have saved many lives by ending Vox's threat. What you did was good and right." The Judgment of Veloth
"What kind of monster orders our hatchlings murdered? I spit in Queen Ayrenn's eye!" Keepers of the Shell
"To be the last Kothringi...such a lonely thing. You must visit Drillk, now and again." Into the Temple (If Drillk lives)
"You showed the Dominion at Murkwater. Burn, milk-suckers, burn! Ha!" Scales of Retribution
"May Ruuvitar rot. Do we slaughter Dominion children in their cribs? It is not done!" The Dream of the Hist
"The Hatching Pools recover, due to your efforts. You are truly a friend to the Hist." The Dream of the Hist
"Even with all of the Ebonheart Pact gathered, a spy managed to slip through and poison the King? Is this alliance that weak?" The War Council
"A Nord offered me something called Giant's Toe Mead. It was disgusting, but I pretended to like it." A Council of Thanes
"You brought hope to the Gray Mire. There is so little, for my people. Thank you." Scars Never Fade (Allow the Argonians to stay)
"I was nervous, thinking of trying to take the Chasm. It was tough, but we did it." Crossing the Chasm
"You and Tanval kept that monster Sadal at bay. Thank you!" Sadal's Final Defeat
"Kothringi or not, Drillk returned to the Hist. I don't care what my egg-sisters think." Into the Temple (If Drillk dies)
"Hail, Stral-killer!" Through the Shroud
"I hear you taught the Reachman Stral a bloody lesson." Through the Shroud
"There's the one that uncovered the plot against Jorunn the Skald-King." The War Council
"Sun on my scales! An Argonian woman made special advisor to the head of the Fighters Guild!" Will of the Council (If Sees-All-Colors is spared)
"If it weren't for your heroism and Tanval's sacrifice, Stonefalls would've been destroyed by that monster." Sadal's Final Defeat
Rumor Quest (choice)
"You're the one who saved Fort Zeren. Terrible what happened at Foyen Docks, though." Zeren in Peril
"Weren't you at Foyen docks? I hear they never would have held without you." Breaking the Tide
"Are you the one I should thank, for saving my home from Balreth?" The Death of Balreth
"Did you really defeat the Daedra Balreth blindfolded?" The Death of Balreth
"Is it true Tanval sacrificed himself to seal Sadal away?" Sadal's Final Defeat
"You're the hero who defeated Sadal at tormented spire. My respect." Sadal's Final Defeat
"Orcs commandeered Malak's Maw, but they were dealt with, thankfully. Orcs make me nervous." Intruders in Deshaan
"The temple appears as a nest disturbed. The Dark Elves swarm around it, seeming to busy themselves but accomplishing nothing." The Seal of Three
"I was sad to hear about the troubles in Silent Mire. Pirates, kidnapping. Is no place safe anymore?" The Saving of Silent Mire
"Any time I can cheer when a Dark Elf dies, I'll do it. Especially a Dark Elf as vile as Magistrix Vox." The Judgment of Veloth
"I wonder what the Dominion thought when they saw you burn their ship." Scales of Retribution
"They say Shadowscales are killers in the night. Then how do they explain Murkwater?" Scales of Retribution
"My hatchling lives because of you. I tell all I see, so your legend will grow in the Hist." Keepers of the Shell
"Can Dark Elves, Nords, and Argonians actually work together? If not, this alliance is doomed." The War Council
"The King and half the Pact are at Jorunn's Stand. They say the Orcthane has taken refuge in the Skuldafn hills." Eternal Slumber
"Now that they're united, the Nords will make good allies." Songs of Sovngarde
"You're the hero who made Stral pay for the deaths of Dajaheel and Belron." Through the Shroud
"Rumors spread like water in a stream that one of my people saved the King. Perhaps now they will respect us." Eternal Slumber
"I don't know the tribe in the Gray Mire, but I know your deeds there. May the Hist remember you always, friend." Scars Never Fade (Allow the Argonians to stay)
"Have you heard of that Sees-All-Colors? Cannot believe the Fighters Guild let her live." Will of the Council (If Sees-All-Colors is spared)
"A strong Argonian woman becomes leader of the Fighters Guild... and she's slain! Typical." Will of the Council (If Sees-All-Colors is executed)
"It is the calm after the storm. We must pick up the pieces and continue, despite all the things we lost." The Final Assault


Rumor Quest (choice)
"The Bad Man! The Bad Man! The Bad Man is dead!" Season of Harvest
"My brother joined that Bad Man cult. Word is they're all dead now. I never liked my brother much." Season of Harvest
"Deleyn's Mill used to grow the sweetest berries in the spring. I wonder where we'll get them from now?" The Wyrd Tree's Roots
"I don't suppose you found any harpy feathers while you were in the Scar? I heard tailors pay a fortune for them." The Dagger's Edge
"They say the Hag Fen is safe for travel these days. But I still hate nasty, smelly swamps." Wyrd and Coven
"I heard that Gloria Fausta sacrificed herself to cure Duke Sebastien's affliction." Lineage of Tooth and Claw (Cure Duke Sebastien)
"You hear what the cultists were doing at Eagle's Brook? Nasty business." Cutting Off the Source
"What's the world coming to when a rag-tag group of bandits like the Red Rooks can take over a town?" Crosswych Reclaimed
"Lady Laurent sends her regards. She still has that insufferable Stibbons with her." Lady Laurent's Favor (give the tools to Stibbons)
"Lady Laurent passed through here. I think she may have finally fired that insufferable Stibbons." Lady Laurent's Favor (give the tools to Tamien Sellan)
"I hear you wiped out a vampire lair in Glenumbra, then killed a child just because he was bitten. That's heartless." Blood Relations (Kill At'avar)
"Sud-Hareem told me what happened in Spindleclutch - you helped him make a hard choice. The right choice." Blood Relations (Kill At'avar)
"Someone found a magical talisman that will allow the Lion Guard to get into Angof's stronghold." Mastering the Talisman
"Angof's gone, but I wonder how long his creepy vines are going to stick around." Angof the Gravesinger
"You saved Glenumbra? Really? I guess I'm impressed." Angof the Gravesinger
"Thank you for saving Glenumbra! Thank you so much." Angof the Gravesinger
"Ah … the hero of Koeglin Village. Very impressive." False Accusations
"I always thought Sir Hughes was such a dashing knight. It's sad what happened." Life of the Duchess
"I recognize you. Sir Hughes wanted me to convey his regards." Sir Hughes' Fate (Sir Hughes is spared)
"I had a brother at Firebrand Keep. I mourn his loss, but I am grateful you restored order there." Sir Hughes' Fate
"I know you. You're the one who saved Miranda from that awful husband of hers." A Woman Wronged
"All of Wayrest is talking about you. You're a hero for taking down those Pellingares." Deception in the Dark
"You're the darling who saved Rozenn Vanne, aren't you? Quite the hero!" Rozenn's Dream
"Oh! I know you! Ingride Vanne told me to give you her regards!" Rozenn's Dream
"Ingride Vanne speaks highly of you. If you're high in her esteem, you're high in mine." Rozenn's Dream
"I hear old Aphren's Hold is no longer haunted...if that was you, you have my thanks." King Aphren's Sword
"There's the one that stopped the attempt on the King's life." Vaermina's Gambit
"You saved King Emeric, didn't you? I can't wait to tell my friend we met." Vaermina's Gambit
"You wouldn't catch me anywhere near that Crypt of Hearts! Leave that to braver folk like yourself." Lover's Torment
"Nobody comes out of Crypt of Hearts alive. Nobody. How'd you do it?" Edge of Darkness
"Is it true? Did you really explore the Crypt of Hearts?" Edge of Darkness
"I knew we never should have trusted Baron Montclair. Thanks for saving the city." Shornhelm Divided
"You were the one who sent Montclair's troops packing? You're a hero!" Shornhelm Divided
"Someone was playing with Daedric magic out at the Edrald estate. Opened a portal to Oblivion and everything!" A Change of Heart
"Northpoint was liberated, but did you hear what Baron Dorell did? He arrested his own son! That man is heartless, I tell you, Heartless!" The Liberation of Northpoint
"The Doomcrag! It collapsed! I just hope that terrible Montclair was under it when it fell." The Lightless Remnant
"Now that Rivenspire is safe, High King Emeric finally decided to crown a ruler for Shornhelm. It's about time, I say!" The Crown of Shornhelm
"All hail Queen Eselde, ruler of Shornhelm! May her wisdom and beauty guide us for years to come!" The Crown of Shornhelm (If Countess Eselde Tamrith is made queen of Shornhelm)
"There used to be more crows around. It's a lot quieter lately, and thank the gods, I can hear myself think again!" Heart of Evil
"The Reachmen are off-guard. Something's gone wrong with their plans, it seems." Heart of Evil
"Hah! You'll soon hear of Queen Arzhela's exploits throughout Tamriel. She's as good a queen as that Elf, what's-her-name." Storming the Garrison
"If not for you, we'd be paying taxes to Cyrodiil now." Storming the Garrison
"I lost a brother to Captain Blackheart and his murderous crew. Thank you, for serving them justice." Jumping Ship
"I heard that someone entered the Black Forge and shut it down. That should slow down the Dark Lord's plans!" The Great Shackle
"I heard that someone released King Lalorian [sic] from the Lightless Oubliette." Light from the Darkness
"Did you hear? The entire wedding party vanished! But the groom and some stranger rescued them all from Oblivion!" Saving Hosni
"You slayed Captain Blackheart! Thank the divines for brave souls like you." Jumping Ship
"The Mages Guild is recruiting to fill roles on their fancy new island refuge. Eyevea, I think? Impressive." The Mad God's Bargain
"Aphren's Hold is once again a peaceful place, thanks to you." King Aphren's Sword
"Did you hear that Vanus Galerion was rescued from the Black Forge?" The Great Shackle
"Did you hear that someone actually escaped from the Lightless Oubliette?" Light from the Darkness
"High King Emeric's truly blessed. He's survived another attempt on his life!" To Walk on Far Shores
"Plots, plans, deception! Such times as we live in! Good thing the Duke won't be around any longer." Imperial Infiltration (Let Queen Arzhela decide Duke Renchant's fate)
"You! Baron Sorick's in jail because of you. Best place for him." The Sower Reaps (Report Sorick to the Guard)
Rumor Quest (choice)
"Did you hear about the attempt on the King's life? Someone saved him!" Bloodthorn Assassins
"The Bad Man! The Bad Man! The Bad Man is dead!" Season of Harvest
"I heard that someone killed all the cultists and saved the Wyrd Tree." Purifying the Wyrd Tree
"Rumor is the soldiers at the Redoubt are going to move on to Cath Bedraud. May the Eight protect them." Mists of Corruption
"My cousin trades with Eagle's Brook. I hope his business doesn't suffer after that attack." Cutting Off the Source
"There's the one that defeated the corrupted spirit inside of the Wyrd Tree." Purifying the Wyrd Tree
"I'm just glad there were some survivors at the Mill. It could have been so much worse." The Wyrd Tree's Roots
"Hey there. My friend Stibbons wanted me to say hello, tell you 'thanks again'." The Jeweled Crown of Anton (Retrieve the Cursed Crown of King Anton)
"I hear you wiped out a vampire lair in Glenumbra. We need more people like you 'round here." Blood Relations (Spare At'avar)
"I heard that Duke Sebastien was ill, but Gloria Fausta cured him. Royalty have all the luck!" Lineage of Tooth and Claw (Cure Duke Sebastien)
"Tales of Angof's defeat by your hand have begun to spread. You're starting to make quite a name for yourself." Angof the Gravesinger
"The mines at Crosswych are invaluable. I'm not surprised the Red Rooks tried to take control of the place." Crosswych Reclaimed
"Knights of the Flame came very near dissolution, were it not for you." Sir Hughes' Fate
"I grew up with Sir Hughes. Thank you for sparing his life." Sir Hughes' Fate (Spare Sir Hughes)
"I recognize you. Sir Hughes wanted me to convey his regards." Sir Hughes' Fate (Sir Hughes is spared)
"What happened at Firebrand Keep was downright embarrassing. Glad you restored order." Sir Hughes' Fate
"The Knights of the Flame say you saved their order. That's high praise." Sir Hughes' Fate
"You did us all a favor by saving Wayrest, but what were you doing down in those sewers?" Deception in the Dark
"Look there! It's the one who brought those Pellingare brats to justice!" Deception in the Dark
"I always knew them Pellingares were up to no good. Well done." Deception in the Dark
"Glad you got that lunatic Serge off Miranda Arcole's neck. Well done." A Woman Wronged (Save Miranda)
"I've heard of cold feet, but why would anyone open an Oblivion portal just to stop a wedding?" Saving Hosni
"I heard old Aphren's Hold is no longer haunted. That was you! You have my thanks." King Aphren's Sword
"You walked into the Crypt of Hearts... and survived? I don't believe it!" Lover's Torment
"Dathieu? The son of King Ranser's traitor general? Do we really want another Dathieu serving in the army?" The Wayward Son
"Captain Thayer certainly found a bumper crop of guard recruits at Hoarfrost Downs. I wonder how he did it." Hoarfrost Downs Objective complete
"Daedric magic at the Edrald estate? I'm just glad you were able to close that portal!" A Change of Heart
"I heard the battle in the Fevered Mews was touch and go. Glad you won the day." Shornhelm Divided
"You were the one who saved Camp Tamrith and killed Reezal-Jul? I hope his end was long and painful." The Blood-Splattered Shield
"Lord Ellic Dorell must have been working with the Montclairs. Why else would his father throw him in the stocks?" The Liberation of Northpoint
"I heard what you did at the Doomcrag. I don't know if I could have been as half as brave as you, but thanks for what you did." The Lightless Remnant
"All hail King Alard, ruler of Shornhelm! May his wisdom and courage guide us for years to come!" The Crown of Shornhelm (If Baron Alard Dorell is selected as king of Shornhelm)
"I am told the threat to Tava's Blessing has subsided thanks to you. It is an honor to meet you." Alasan's Plot
"I hear you helped drive the damned Imperials out of Satakalaam. Long live the Covenant!" Imperial Incursion
"The nerve of the Imperials to attack Satakalaam! You gave them what they deserved!" Imperial Incursion
"I saw several Reachmen run north, headed home. May a werewolf devour them before they get there!" Heart of Evil
"The garrison's ever protected the pass, and it's ours once more. And the less we hear about Imperials or Reachmen, the better." Storming the Garrison
"Look here. If it isn't King Emeric's own champion. The hero of the Covenant!" To Walk on Far Shores
"They say someone brought High King Emeric back from the dead. From the dead! I don't know what to believe any more." To Walk on Far Shores
"Bless my eyes, if it isn't the Scourge of Blackheart!" Jumping Ship
"Look there! That's the one what bested Captain Blackheart and banished his crew!" Jumping Ship
"It's great to hear the Mages Guild have a new refuge for study and contemplation. Scholars should have a safe place to study, don't you think?" The Mad God's Bargain
"Someone told me that the Library of Dusk is a trap for smart people. I guess we're safe then." The Library of Dusk
"There's the hero who freed the researchers from the Library of Dusk. Well done, friend!" The Library of Dusk
"Have you heard that King Lalorian [sic] has returned? He's going to lead the Fighters Guild now." Light from the Darkness
"I heard a rumor that someone braved the Lightless Oubliette and saved the last Ayleid King." Light from the Darkness
"Vanus Galerion tried to destroy the Black Forge all by himself. He was captured, but someone rescued him." Breaking the Shackle
"I feel safer knowing that the Black Forge was destroyed." The Great Shackle
"I heard the Great Shackle was destroyed! I hope that means the Planemeld has been stopped." The Great Shackle
"I was beginning to think this fight was hopeless, but with the Great Shackle destroyed, we might just have a chance here." The Great Shackle

Dark Elves[edit]

Many Dark Elf lines are involved with the Ebonheart Pact zones' storylines.

Rumor Quest (choice)
"Is it true they summoned Balreth to defeat the Daggerfall army at Davon's Watch?" City Under Siege
"I understand you were instrumental in crushing the Daggerfall army at Davon's Watch." City Under Siege
"You're the one who rooted out that spy and united the Ebonheart Pact!" Restoring Order
"You're the hero who defeated Alexandra Conele at Vivec's Antlers!" The Coral Heart
"The hero who defeated General Serien is always a welcome sight." The General's Demise
"Omin Dres won't shut up about you." Saving the Son
"House Dres has spread your name far and wide." Saving the Son
"There were rumors of Dark Elves disappearing near Malak's Maw. Turns out a gang of Orcs were behind it." Challenge the Tide
"I grew up in Narsis. I can't believe this stupid plague almost turned the place into a ghost town." Hiding in Plain Sight
"Ashlanders nearly destroyed Muth Gnaar before they were stopped. To attack a place of makes no sense." Honor Bound
"I heard the Vereansu attacked Muth Gnaar because the monks were using some sort of Daedric artifact." Honor Bound
"Did you hear about Deepcrag Den? The poison leak? No one is really sure what happened." Search and Rescue (Don't snitch)
"Magistrix Vox did something terrible to the people of Selfora. Why is the Tribunal silent in the face of such atrocities?" Rescue and Revenge
"Magistrix Vox was finally defeated. What a shame, I heard she used to be one of Almalexia's hand maidens." The Judgement of Veloth
"From what I've heard, the Orcthane deserved a traitor's death." Songs of Sovngarde (Kill Fildgor)
"You're the one who stopped Thallik from opening the portal to Oblivion!" Shattered Hopes
"Did Thallik really try to open a portal to Oblivion?" Shattered Hopes
"Can you believe it? I saw Almalexia herself! I am forever blessed by the Healing Mother."
"Thank Vivec you stopped the Covenant from summoning Sadal!" The General's Demise
"Seems as if the Pact leaders are preparing to take on the Skald-King's traitorous brother." Eternal Slumber
"At last the troublemaker, Fildgor, is dead. The Pact can move forward and I can return home." (Kill Fildgor)
"I heard you were there when Molag Grunda was defeated. Well done." Crossing the Chasm
"You saved countless lives, uncovering Rhavil Urano's treachery." Restoring Order
"How could anyone, let alone a Dark Elf, desecrate the Shrine of Saint Veloth? It's scandalous!" A Saint Asunder
"There was some kind of cult, they say, right beneath the king's castle! Called 'em the Bad Man's Hallows." Season of Harvest
"All those prisoners in White Rose, driven mad. Sometimes you have to weigh the odds." (take the keystone from White Rose)
"Strangers in black helped House Hlaalu at the Gorge. Do you think ... No, that's impossible. They're all gone now." Plague Bringer
"You helped strengthen the Pact in Stormhold. Thank you."
Rumor Quest (choice)
"The hero of Davon's Watch. What I wouldn't have given to see Balreth destroy the Daggerfall army." City Under Siege
"Davon's Watch would have been overrun if you hadn't been there." City Under Siege
"Drathus told everyone who would listen how you discovered that spy." Restoring Order
"Praise Vivec, you were there to stop Alexandra Conele from capturing the coral heart!" The Coral Heart
"Thank Vivec you stopped the Covenant from summoning Sadal!" The General's Demise
"Anyone who has House Dres's respect has mine." Saving the Son
"That was a brave deed, rescuing Sen Dres." Saving the Son
"If you hadn't stopped the Covenant from summoning Sadal, we'd all be dead." The General's Demise
"Almost joined the Maulborn myself. They seemed like good people doing good work. Did they fool me!" Bad Medicine
"House Redoran spotted Orcs at Malak's Maw. They were harassing travelers. Everything's under control now, praise Almalexia!" Intruders in Deshaan
"My friend Sela's been talking about you! Thanks for helping her, and kicking out those corpse-eating lunatics." A Bitter Pil (Tell Sela to leave the camp during A Family Divided, and burn the cannibals' meat stores)
"The Muth Gnaar monks use an ancient Daedric artifact to heal. How dare the Vereansu interfere with their holy work." Honor Bound
"Even if you hadn't destroyed those shipments, I'm sure the Tribunal would have stopped the plague before it reached Mournhold." Payback
"Maybe the restrictions in Mournhold will ease now that the Temple is safe again." The Seal of Three
"Magistrix Vox nearly destroyed Selfora, just because the people refused to bow down to her." Rescue and Revenge
"Why would Vox attack her own people in Selfora? It's madness!" Rescue and Revenge
"Argonians in Silent Mire had a bit of pirate trouble recently, but I heard some stranger saved them." The Saving of Silent Mire
"You were at Eidolon's Hollow and survived? You must be stronger than a mammoth!" The Judgment of Veloth
"Rumor has it that Deepcrag Den was sabotaged. By one of its own workers!" Search and Rescue
"I don't care what you say, the killer in Stormhold was a Shadowscale!" Getting to the Truth
"I'm glad Stormhold is safe again. But why did the killer restrict himself to Dunmer?" Getting to the Truth
"Nasty business in Stormhold. You must enjoy having the ear of the vicecanons." Getting to the Truth
"You were at Faldar's Tooth, when Thallik tried to open a portal to Oblivion!" Beneath the Surface
"Did you hear that Thallik tried to open a portal to Oblivion?" Beneath the Surface
"Because of you, the Pact was able to defend Vivec's Antlers." The Coral Heart
"I can't believe Vox smashed Saint Veloth's reliquary. Thank you for helping to restore it." A Saint Asunder
"You couldn't free those Imperial soldiers from White Rose. They're the enemy." (Spare the prisoners of Whiterose)
"Some of the lizard folk were attacked in Silent Mire. It's just an old swamp, so at least nothing valuable was ruined." The Saving of Silent Mire

High Elves[edit]

Rumor Quest (choice)
"I heard you let that woman at Phaer have real justice. Auri-El would approve." The First Patient (Let Velatosse exact her revenge on Hendil)
"You saved the queen! Stars keep you safe, traveler." A Hostile Situation
"You aided Queen Ayrenn in her ratification, correct? You do look like someone to know." Rites of the Queen
"You stood among the standing stones of Tanzelwil. Auri-El be praised." Rites of the Queen
"Bet the dead at Tanzelwil had a lot to say about Ayrenn." Rites of the Queen
"The Summerset Isles are abuzz with the name Valaste. I'm proud a sister of Auridon would go so far in the Mages Guild!" The Mad God's Bargain (Keep Valaste on Tamriel)
"The savior of Skywatch! The Heritance training camp crushed!" The Veil Falls
"Those Keepers must keep you in their prayers each night." Banishing the Banished
"You saw Queen Ayrenn step out of the Orrery? What a wondrous thing." The Orrery of Elden Root
"Unbelievable. A spy in the Thalmor's midst. It's a good thing you were there to discover the culprit." Double Jeopardy
"I heard what you did at the Guard, traveler. Auri-el keep you safe." A Hostile Situation
"Divines protect you, just as you protected our honored Keepers." Banishing the Banished
"Estre was a traitor! And deserved to be put down." Sever All Ties
"I heard the Jade Dragoons were nearly destroyed by frost trolls. Frost trolls!" A Lasting Winter
"I'd heard tales of Nairume, but you freed her from Rajhin's prison! To become part of legend … I can't imagine!" A Lasting Winter
"The Maormer would've destroyed the Malabar [sic] Tor mainland with their storms if it weren't for you." Eye of the Storm
"The Silvenar is crucial to the Dominion's stability. His advisor's sacrifice won't be forgotten." The Prisoner of Jathsogur
"Apparently a group of Fighters Guild soldiers got ambushed and taken to a prison. Tower of torture, flies, lies...something like that." Truth, Lies, and Prisoners
"The Planemeld is finally over. Does this mean we can go home now?" The Great Shackle
"The goodness you showed that Aldarch at Torinaan. Divines bless and keep you." Blessings of the Eight
"You're the one who discovered Vicereeve Pelidil's involvement with the Veiled Heritance." Pelidil's End
"Not one in a million can claim they've slain a Maormer Stormreeve. Damned impressive!" Eye of the Storm
"Apparently a group of Fighters Guild soldiers got ambushed and taken to a prison. Tower of torture, flies, lies...something like that." Truth, Lies, and Prisoners
Rumor Quest (choice)
"How could you let that Alchemist at Phaer live? He was a monster!" The First Patient (Spare Hendil)
"The savior of Skywatch! The Heritance training camp crushed!" The Veil Falls
"By the Empyrean Light, it's the savior of the Keepers!" Banishing the Banished
"Rilis XII is an embarrassment and an abomination. You did well to destroy him." The Plan quest completed.
"You saved our high-and-mighty queen, eh? Pah! Naemon should have had the crown!" A Hostile Situation
"So, you're saved the Queen, eh? You don't look that special." A Hostile Situation
"I've heard tell of your devout work at the holy site of Torinaan. Divines bless you." Blessings of the Eight
"Lady Estre was our true Queen! Damn you for killing her!" Sever All Ties
"The moors outside of Longhaven were home to vampires. Can you imagine!" Mist and Shadow
"Thank you for standing beside the Queen at Tanzelwil, traveler. Stars watch over you." Rites of the Queen
"Amazing to stand at the heart of Tanzelwil, isn't it? You can hear the ancestors whisper." Rites of the Queen
"Ayrenn should have been the one put to death at Skywatch. Bah!" The Veil Falls
"I understand we've you to thank for uncovering the spy in Woodhearth." Double Jeopardy
"Can you believe there was a spy in the Thalmor at Woodhearth?" Double Jeopardy
"You helped Arithiel stop Mauloch? If only I could walk in her shadow!" Arithiel (Arithiel lives)
"I presume it was quick for the Silvenar's advisor, in the end. You have my sympathies." The Prisoner of Jathsogur
"What was the Silvenar's advisor, the one who died? Terrible shame." The Prisoner of Jathsogur
"You're the one who stopped the Maormer offensive! Divines bless you!" A Storm Upon the Shore
"They say the storms from Tempest Island would've drowned and blasted us all, were it not for your heroics." Eye of the Storm
"Have you heard? A High Elven woman named Valaste returned Eyevea to the Summerset Isles!" The Mad God's Bargain (Keep Valaste on Tamriel)
"You aided Queen Ayrenn in her ratification, correct? You do look like someone to know." Rites of the Queen
"A terrible shame about General Endare. I suppose you had to do what was best." A Lasting Winter


Rumor Quest (choice)
"You fought beside Lord Gharesh-ri in Haven? This one should be so lucky!" Unsafe Haven
"This one lost friends in Haven. But you avenged them, I hear. Many owe you their thanks." Unsafe Haven
"You made certain the Khajiit will have a voice in Elden Root. Thank you, walker." The Honor of the Queen
"This one never trusted Ambassador Tarinwe. At least we'll have an embassy in Elden Root." The Honor of the Queen
"You! Kargand died because of you! Who's going to care for our cub now?" Consuming Darkness (Kill Kargand)
"You saved the Mane at Driladan pass. This one's friend was among the soldiers there." Retaking the Pass
"This one has heard how you saved the Mane at Driladan Pass." Retaking the Pass
"This one was very pleased to hear of Vicereeve Pelidil's defeat." Pelidil's End
"You exposed Captain Cularalda's true colors. Velyn Harbor owes you for that." One Fell Swoop
"This one wonders if Captain Khammo enjoys Anvil. You must visit him sometime." Blind Man's Bluff
"The Hound heard no tales, if he thought kidnapping a maiden would result in victory." The Hound's Men
"This one has heard of your bravery. You drove the Colovians from Arenthia!" The Colovian Occupation
" were the one that drove the darkness from Akkhuz-ri! Moons be praised!" Stonefire Machinations
"The Hallowed! You stood with the Champions at Rawl'kha!" The First Step
"You are the Hallowed! Bright moons be praised!" The First Step
"You stood against the Daedra in Dune. Bright moons be praised!" The Fires of Dune
"Without you, so many more would have died at Dune. Bright moons." The Fires of Dune
"The Moon Hallowed! Bright moons guide you on your path, Hallowed." After being named Moon Hallowed
"You saw the first Mane, and walked the Path! Hallowed be praised!" The Den of Lorkhaj
"You are the Hallowed. The one that walked the Path with the Mane! Bright moons!" The Den of Lorkhaj
"You did what had to be done, Hallowed. Bright moons watched you at Moonmont." Motes in the Moonlight
"This one thinks that Sees-All-Colors got what was coming to her. Traitorous Argonian scum." Will of the Council (Execute Sees-All-Colors)
"Is it true that you faced Molag Bal himself? This one shivers just thinking about it. God of Schemes
Rumor Quest (choice)
"They say Lord Gharesh-ri saved Haven from pirates. But this one knows it was you." Unsafe Haven
"The Jackdaws should never attacked [sic] Haven. They got what they deserved." Unsafe Haven
"The Jackdaws should never attacked Haven. They got what they deserved." Unsafe Haven
"This one heard you captured the High Elf ambassador for her crimes in Elden Root. Well done, walker." The Honor of the Queen
"Will the High Elves build our embassy even uglier than theirs? But no, this one shouldn't complain." The Honor of the Queen
"You saved those poor mages trapped within Elden Hollow. An honorable deed." Consuming Darkness
"Thank you for saving the Mane at Driladan Pass." Retaking the Pass
"You helped the Clanmother retake Arenthia! Bright moons and well done!" The Colovian Occupation
"You were with the Resistance at Arenthia. Bright moons!" The Colovian Occupation
"The Moon Hallowed! Bright moons guide you on your path, Hallowed." The First Step
"I heard what happened at Moonmont, Hallowed. Moons be praised for your bravery." Motes in the Moonlight
"I can't imagine ... all those people killed at Dune. Thank you, traveler." The Fires of Dune
"You saved my life, traveler. I was in Dune the day of the attack. Thank you." The Fires of Dune
"The Hallowed that walked the Path. This one is not worthy to stand before you." The Den of Lorkhaj
"Moons guide you on path, Hallowed. Guide you in all things." The Den of Lorkhaj
" are the Hallowed. You walked the Path with the Mane!" The Den of Lorkhaj
"This one was glad he was not in a hole in the ground called the Tower of Lies. Only in Coldharbour is a hole called a tower." Truth, Lies, and Prisoners
"This one is not sure what to think about a Redguard leading the Fighters Guild. Strange times we live in. Will of the Council
"This one thinks the Fighters Guild is confused...why let a Daedra-worshipper live? Yes? Will of the Council (If Sees-All-Colors is spared)


Rumor Quest (choice)
"I heard you uncovered a lost shrine in Fungal Grotto. How eerie." Kings of the Grotto
"Did you hear some cultists found an old Daedric shrine in Fungal Grotto? Killed all the dreugh just to get at it." Kings of the Grotto
"I would have enjoyed tangling with the Orcs at Malak's Maw. They're strong fighters. Almost as strong as Nords." Intruders in Deshaan
"The moment the plague disappeared from the Gorge, traders were selling their wares again. Amazing." Plague Bringer
"Some of my Dark Elf friends are still upset that Saint Veloth's shrine was attacked. And by one of their own, no less." A Saint Asunder
"Deepcrag kwama mine had some trouble recently. I always wondered why they call it a mine? They just harvest eggs." Search and Rescue
"They say Argonians can smell skin-stealers. Must be why they went after the lizards first." Getting to the Truth
"Heard you touched a glowing egg and then talked to a tree. Must've been strange." The Dream of the Hist
"Heard you found some witch raising Draugr in the Hall of the Dead. We live in dangerous times." Lost Crown
"Old Hjurring's been spreading tales of how you defeated Malana. Very impressive!" Lost Crown
"I heard that the ghost of Queen Nurnhilde was seen in Fort Morvunskar." Sleep for the Dead
"Now Cradlecrush is crawling with giants? Is that better? Really?" The Siege of Cradlecrush
"So Fildgor poisoned his own brother? And he expects the Nords to follow him? He's more foolish than I imagined." The War Council
"High-King Jorunn rules unopposed and Fildgor yet lives. The divines truely [sic] smile on the sons of Skyrim." Songs of Sovngarde (Spare Fildgor)
"Word from Nimalten is that Aera Earth-Turner was a traitor? You were there. Is that true?" Concealed Weapons (Kill Aera Earth-Turner)
"Geirmund's Guardian. You have my respect." Geirmund's Guardian
"You're the favored one, the one Ysgramor appeared to." Stomping Sinmur
"Did you really meet Ysgramor himself?" Stomping Sinmur
"Exile is better than a spy like Aera Earth-Turner deserved. You're more merciful than I would have been." Concealed Weapons (Exile Aera Earth-Turner)
"I heard someone gave Fildgor a warrior's death. Was that you?" Songs of Sovngarde (Kill Fildgor)
"You saved the King. You are a friend to all Nord people this day." Gods Save the King
"I was relieved to hear that Voljar's Meadery has reopened. Good mead warms the soul!" A Brother's Revenge
"I heard that you were there when the Reachmen released Sinmur's ghost." Unearthed
"Did you hear? They finally freed Fort Morvunskar from Fildgor Orcthane's troops."
"Is it true, Lodorr came back from the dead? And you killed him again? Fantastic!" Lost Crown
"The spirit of Shalidor returned and advising the Mages Guild! The times we live in." The Mad God's Bargain
"My brother was with you when you retook Fallowstone Hall."
"Plague in Narsis? Hah! Those Dark Elves wouldn't know a real plague if it crawled out and bit them." Hiding in Plain Sight
Rumor Quest (choice)
"You defended Fort Virak against General Serien. A friend of mine fought there!" The General's Demise
"Good thing you stopped General Serien. Too bad about Tanval's son, though." The General's Demise
"Heard you wiped out that Goblin tribe in Fungal Grotto. Maybe I can go visit the place now." Kings of the Grotto
"Plague in Narsis? Hah! Those Dark Elves wouldn't know a real plague if it crawled out and bit them." Hiding in Plain Sight
"The Ordinators seem on edge. What are the Dark Elves so nervous about?" The Seal of Three
"If you hadn't defeated that nasty little Elf, Vox, I'm sure our great King Jorunn would have taken care of her." The Judgment of Veloth
"I heard Ten-Maur-Wolk was full of Daedra. You're no milk-drinker, that's for sure." The Skin-Stealer's Lair
"When did the skin-stealers take Hrondar? Weeks ago? Months? Years?" The Skin-Stealer's Lair
"The Dominion never should've gone to Loriasel. The lamias ate them for breakfast!" The Dominion's Alchemist
"Aren't you the Champion of Windhelm? The one that stopped Fildgor Orcthane?" Songs of Sovngarde
"Did you hear? Someone stole Queen Nurnhilde's body from the Royal Tombs." Sleep for the Dead
"Caught the King's old mage red-handed in Lodorr's tomb, did you? You've got my thanks." Lost Crown
"Heard you found some witch raising Draugr in the Hall of the Dead. We live in dangerous times." Lost Crown
"Now that the giant threat is over, I'm going to start trading in Lower Yorgrim again." Giant Problems
"I love mead. I love Voljar mead. Well, really, I love any mead. I'm not that particular." A Brother's Revenge
"Heard the Orcthane sent thugs to harass the owners of Voljar's Meadery. But you can't keep a good Nord down." A Brother's Revenge
"The Stormfist Brigade made a critical mistake at Cradlecrush. They should have left the mammoths alone." The Siege of Cradlecrush
"The King and his councilors are camped at Jorunn's Stand, getting ready to move against Fildgor Orcthane. It's about time, I say." Gods Save the King
"We Nords will root out that bastard Fildgor. He won't be able to hide in the hills for very long." The War Council
"Maybe Jorunn deserved this fate. Maybe Fildgor was right all along. The Nord people must stand together." Gods Save the King
"I'm starting to think the Skald-King is invincible. Not even poison can kill the smug bastard!" Gods Save the King
"Let me get this straight. The King was poisoned and an Argonian saved him by entering his dreams? That's a little far-fetched." Eternal Slumber
"Can you believe the Reachmen raised Sinmur's ghost? It's a good thing you were there." Unearthed
"I'm trying to compose a song about your heroics at Fallowstone Hall." Storming the Hall
"They say Aera Earth-Turner was working with the Worm Cult." Concealed Weapons (Exile Aera Earth-Turner)
"Hail, Geirmund's Guardian!" Geirmund's Guardian
"You're the favored one, the one Ysgramor appeared to." Stomping Sinmur
"Aren't you the one who defeated the ghost of Sinmur?" Stomping Sinmur
"The return of Arch-Mage Shalidor! Truly a reason for all sons of Skyrim to smile." The Mad God's Bargain


Rumor Quest (choice)
"I can handle my own against a Dremora, but a Daedroth? I sure hope I'm not alone when I'm fighting one of those." From a Fighters Guild orc in the Hollow City
"The Hollow City is a strange place … I wonder how long it's been here." From an Orc member of the Fighters Guild in the Hollow City
"I'd like to have a word with the mages who said that the portals to Coldharbour were a good idea. We ended up scattered everywhere!" From a Fighters Guild orc in the Hollow City
"I worked the Crosswych mines a while back. Glad to know the town is safe again." Crosswych Reclaimed
"General Godrun says he owes his life to you...and his honor." Godrun's Dream
"My friend Mordroc said you helped him...wouldn't share specifics though..." Monkey Magic
"You cut the forest and the forest cuts back. Bet those witches had something to do with all these nature problems." Wyrd and Coven
"If an Orc was in charge, Camlorn would have never fallen to a bunch of mangy werewolves." The Fall of Faolchu
"I know you. You exposed the mad constable in Koeglin Village. Ruptga guide you!" False Accusations (apprehend Constable Pascal)
"Is it really you? The one who saved Master Muzgu from the Supernal Dreamers?" The Gate to Quagmire (Save Master Muzgu)
"The garrison's safe now, but there'll soon be another fight. Another way to raise our weapons in battle. Mark my words." Storming the Garrison
"I heard some Redguard woman turned her husband into a dog! Imagine that!" Monkey Magic
"You bear the Brimstone Crown! So the Lava Queen's reign ends at last." Fires of Battle
"I heard that poor Lord Diel met a tragic end in the Shrieking Scar. About time someone took care of that bastard." The Dagger's Edge (Lord Diel is killed by a harpy)
"Lady Lleraya was a vampire? I'm glad you defeated her and saved Northpoint." The Liberation of Northpoint
"Those Montclair traitors ambushed the guard at Hinault Farm! I heard a stranger happened along and saved them all." Under Siege
"I heard cultists took over Eagle's Brook. We should double our security here." Cutting Off the Source
"I lost a lot of money betting against you in that Crucible fight. You're a lucky one." Fires of Battle
"That traitorous bastard Montclair is hiding atop the Doomcrag! Reports from the front say the guard are now in control of the Shrouded Pass." Puzzle of the Pass
"Bad enough to come to Coldharbour, but to end up in the Tower of Lies, toiling away? Glad some of those people were saved." Truth, Lies, and Prisoners
Rumor Quest (choice)
"They say the Wyresses drove an old witch out of the Hag Fen. Even so, the Wyrd Sisters make me nervous." Wyrd and Coven
"Bet the Lion Guard could use another strong Orc. Maybe I'll head to the Redoubt and offer my services."
"Say, didn't you save Master Muzgu? We're clan-brothers! Can't thank you enough." The Gate to Quagmire (Save Master Muzgu)
"If you have the respect of Clan Murtag, you have mine too." Godrun's Dream
"You're the one who killed Skull Crusher, aren't you? Brave Meeting!" Ending the Ogre Threat
"You fought at Shinji's Scarp, huh? Heard that was quite a battle." Ending the Ogre Threat
"I can't believe our troops are climbing the Shrouded Pass. I guess it's the only way to reach the Doomcrag, but I wouldn't want to be up there!" Puzzle of the Pass
"The queen killed the Duke. Strong, decisive. I like that. And she's a widow. Hm..." Imperial Infiltration Let Queen Arzhela kill Duke Renchant
"Hail, Champion of the Crucible!" Fires of Battle
"You! You were the one who helped Lieutenant Fairfax and the guard at Hinault Farm. You have my thanks." Under Siege
"Other kings step back, but High King Emeric charges ahead! He's lucky someone keeps saving him from disaster." To Walk on Far Shores
"One night I met a monkey who claimed to be an Orc! Imagine that!" Monkey Magic


Rumor Quest (choice)
"Someone has finally defeated that old crone, Mother Murk. Maybe the Hag Fen will be safer now." Wyrd and Coven
"I heard you helped the soldiers camped at the Redoubt. Thank you for that." The Lion Guard's Stand
"You saved Glenumbra? Really? I guess I'm impressed." Angof the Gravesinger
"You brought Constable Pascal to justice, didn't you? That poor man." False Accusations (apprehend Constable Pascal)
"Poor Princess Lakana! Thank you for trying to save her." Life of the Duchess
"The Crestshade refugees are safe and Captain Janeve survived the battle. You had something to do with that, didn't you?" The Blood-Splattered Shield (Spare Captain Janeve)
"Count Hosni's so thrilled with what you did for him, he's throwing another party!" Saving Hosni
"If I am not mistaken, you are a friend to Prince Azah. Safe roads to you then." The Impervious Vault
"They say you are the one who fights the Withered Hand. Tu'whacca watch over you." The Initiation
"You are the one they say joined the Ash'abah. I cannot imagine why." The Initiation
"Did you hear what happened to that treasure hunter who looted Badwater mine? Dead. Strange, eh?" Badwater Mine (Let the treasure hunter keep the cursed gems)
"I know people despise the Ash'abah, but I appreciate the sacrifice you make, the sacrifice Sameer made." The Initiation
"My son studies at Leki's Blade. He told me you saved the school from great danger. Thank you!"' Master of Leki's Blade
"Everyone's talking about what you did for Nahrina, driving off that debt collector. That was so brave!" An Ill-Fated Venture (Give Tavo's treasure to Nahrina)
"The Throne Keeper says you cleansed Tu'whacca's throne. Truly one favored by the gods." A Reckoning with Uwafa
"Throne Keeper Farvad says you are Tu'whacca's champion. I hope it is true." A Reckoning with Uwafa
"You exposed the Magistrate in Bergama. Thank you for seeing justice was served." Gone Missing
"Bergama's Magistrate should be taken into the desert and stoned to death. That is all." Gone Missing
"My brother worked the shipyards at Tava's Blessing. Thanks to you, he can soon return." Alasan's Plot
"What you accomplished at Tava's Blessing was a miracle! The gods are surely with you!" Alasan's Plot
"The liberator of Satakalaam! I salute you!" Imperial Incursion
"Imperial dogs! I thank Ruptga we have people like you to protect us." Imperial Incursion
"When the Withered Hand came, I feared all was lost. Thank you for saving us." Restoring the Ansei Wards
"They say the queen herself killed Duke Renchant. Good for her!" Imperial Infiltration Let Queen Arzhela decide Duke Renchant's fate
"The grandeya's safe, and the Imperials are gone. Our lives can begin again!" The Shifting Sands of Fate
"About time there was a strong Redguard leading the Fighters Guild. He'll keep the outlanders in line!" Will of the Council
"The Doomcrag! It collapsed! I just hope that terrible Montclair was under it when it fell." The Lightless Remnant
"Psst! I hear you helped get the latest batch of skooma into Sentinel. Thank you." Seize the Moment (Help the Baandari smuggler)
"The death of Princess Lakana was so tragic, but we appreciate your efforts to save her." Life of the Duchess
Rumor Quest (choice)
"There's the person that uncovered the plot against the King. Hail, hero!" Bloodthorn Assassins
"Trusting a bandit? The Lion Guard should be ashamed of itself." The White Mask of Merien
"Captain Curran told me of how you helped him in Koeglin Village. Well done." False Accusations
"I hear that troublemaker Captain Rama wound up dead. What a shame, eh? Ha ha!" Revenge Against Rama
"Heard what you did at the at-Tura Estate. Tava bless you." Saving Hosni
"You were the one who saved Camp Tamrith and killed Reezal-Jul? I hope you made him suffer." The Blood-Splattered Shield
"There's an Ayleid ruin under the Lorkrata Hills? I never suspected such a thing!" The Concealing Veil
"Is it true the Impervious Vault was robbed? I did not deem that possible!" The Impervious Vault
"So you are the one King Fahara'jad has placed his faith in? I hope it is well-founded." The Impervious Vault
"There is no greater shame than being an Ash'abah … and you joined willingly? So sad." The Initiation
"If it is true that you have joined the Ash'abah … you are not welcome in my home." The Initiation
"Heard they found some dead treasure hunter out by Badwater Mine. Cursed gemstones." Badwater Mine (Let the treasure hunter keep the cursed gems)
"Truly the gods sent you here to save us from the Withered Hand...thank you!" Amputating the Hand
"The dead had risen at Tu'whacca's throne, but you returned them to their rest. Thank you." A Reckoning with Uwafa
"Bergama's Magistrate should be taken into the desert and stoned to death. That is all." Gone Missing
"The old master of Leki's Blade is a traveling teacher now. She has more students, thanks to you." Master of Leki's Blade (if Master Fadalia is exiled)
"Shagora doesn't remember her friend Seqbar, but she's very fond of you." Crawling Chaos (Let Naluroen have Seqbar and free Shagora)
"You're the one who sent that debt collector in Kozanset packing. Your chivalry has no equal!" Feathered Fiends
"Imperial dogs! I thank Ruptga we have people like you to protect us." Imperial Incursion
"You there! I saw you fighting at the Shrouded Pass. You were remarkable, if you don't mind me saying." Puzzle of the Pass
"Those bastard Imperials killed my dog, so I took as many of their lives as I could. Now they'll fear the name Hallin's Stand." The Shifting Sands of Fate
"Taking the Chasm was necessary, but by the soul of Tu'whacca I would prefer never to have to fight over ground like that again." Crossing the Chasm
"A strong Redguard man leading the Fighters Guild! Tall Papa be praised, it is as it should be!" Will of the Council
"The new Guildmaster was merciful to let that Argonian traitor stay in the Fighters Guild, don't you think?" Will of the Council (If Sees-All-Colors is spared)
"I hear the Duke's gone. Good riddance! I never did trust him." Imperial Infiltration (Let Queen Arzhela decide Duke Renchant's fate)
"So Count Hosni's back to normal -- thanks to you, eh, stranger?" Saving Hosni
"I hear you resolved the standoff at Alcaire Castle. I am glad no blood was shed." Life of the Duchess
"You are the one who destroyed the Withered Hand! You are a hero!" Amputating the Hand
"There is too much skooma coming into the Alik'r. Someone needs to stop these Bandaari!" Seize the Moment (Help the Baandari smuggler)
"Folks are saying that Count Ravenwatch discovered an Ayleid manuscript in the Lorkrata ruins. Good thing you were there to help him!" The Concealing Veil

Wood Elves[edit]

Rumor Quest (choice)
"My cousin was studying with Telenger at Ezduiin. Thank you for all you did there!" The Mallari-Mora
"My brother was stationed at Firsthold. Thank you, traveler." Sever All Ties
"You fought the agents of Mehrunes Dagon, and won! The savior of Firsthold!" Sever All Ties
"The storyteller at Sarandel's Carnival ... how could he get Bosmer history so wrong?" Carnival Conundrum
"I'm glad you made the mayor of Southpoint pay for his crimes." The Grip of Madness (Kill Mayor Aulus)
"You met Sheogorath in Southpoint? What next, Boethiah in Marbruk?" The Grip of Madness
"King Camoran Aeradan put his cousin Gelthior on trial. Don't worry, justice will be served." The Blacksap's Hold
"The Blacksap Rebellion is all but gone. I heard the Vinedusk Rangers used a mercenary to shut them down." The Blacksap's Hold
"The Blacksap Rebellion out of Cormount, and its leaders on trial. I never thought I'd see the day." The Blacksap's Hold
"They found another village, completely slaughtered. Mathragor's blood is on your hands." Payment In Kind (Kill Mathragor)
"Did you hear about the town of Longhaven? Vampires were luring the villagers into the mist." Mist and Shadow
"A friend of mine was killed by vampires in the moors near Longhaven. Thank you for clearing those monsters out." Mist and Shadow
"I heard that you defeated the vampires that were feeding on Long Haven." Mist and Shadow
"Can't imagine what the Worm Cult wanted with that museum in Rulanyil's Fall. Glad you took care of them." The Dead King
"They say you're the one who closed the Daedric portal at Moonhenge." Moonhenge's Tear
"I heard that someone closed the portal at Moonhenge, and escaped while the Daedric realm was collapsing." Moonhenge's Tear
"The official word is that Vicereeve Pelidil used Prince Naemon for his own evil ends." Pelidil's End
"You were there. Did Indaenir really rise from the dead?" Striking at the Heart
"Amazing to think you've been in the field with Telenger himself. Simply amazing." The Arbordawn Cult
"You've been beneath the Grimwatch. You've seen the Khajiiti ruins. Fascinating!" Grimmer Still
"This one was impressed by your fights at Thizzrini!" The Champion Division
"You kept the Silvenar and the Green Lady from harm. You're alright." Restore the Silvenar
"I hope you twisted the knife in the Hound's guts, on behalf of the Green Lady." Restore the Silvenar
"To be with the Silvenar on his wedding day. Must have been a real honor for you." A Wedding to Attend
"Hah! The Hero of Coldharbour walks among us." The Final Assault
Rumor Quest (choice)
"I heard you let that woman at Phaer have real justice. Auri-El would approve." The First Patient (Let Velatosse exact her revenge on Hendil)
"I've heard of your deeds in Phaer, traveler. That was justice well done." The First Patient
"The slayer of high kinlady Estre. Here, among us!" Sever All Ties
"My brother was stationed at Firsthold. Thank you." Sever All Ties
" much death. I hear the place still smells of fire and death." Sever All Ties
"Sud-Hareem's a friend of mine - I want to thank you for saving him and his son." Blood Relations (Spare At'avar)
"I wonder how long Southpoint's mayor will survive in the Shivering Isles. Hopefully, not very." The Grip of Madness (Let Mayor Aulus live)
"Is it true you saved those priceless relics from the Worm Cultists in Rulanyil's Fall? What a brave gesture!" The Dead King
"Did you really destroy the Daedric portal at Moonhenge all by yourself?" Moonhenge's Tear
"Say, you're the one who exposed that swindler Endarwe, aren't you? Ha! Ayleid warlord my arse." The Dead King
"The moors outside of Longhaven were home to vampires. Can you imagine!" Mist and Shadow
"The Veiled Heritance is broken, there is a new Silvenar, and we have you to thank!" Striking at the Heart
"Valenwood still exists because you defeated the Veiled Heritance. I honor you." Striking at the Heart
"You saw a spectral wolf that spoke like a man? Takes all kinds, I guess." Reap What Is Sown
"I heard about Mathragor. You know what it means to settle a score." Payment In Kind (Let Mathragor exact his revenge upon the Drublog)
"I'm glad you put an end to this Hound business. All Bosmer are in your debt." A Wedding to Attend
"You were at the Green Lady's wedding, weren't you? She must have been resplendent." A Wedding to Attend
"I heard you fought beside the Champions at Grimwatch! By the Green!" Grimmer Still
"Hah, my brother was at your final match at Thizzrini! Well done!" The Champion Division
"I heard that people were beaten and starving down in that Tower of Lies prison. I wonder if they were hungry enough to... never mind." Truth, Lies, and Prisoners
"They say Molag Grunda guarded the gatehouse on the Chasm. I didn't see her. Nor did I want to." Crossing the Chasm
"You stood in the ruins of Ezduiin. The halls of the Ancients." The Mallari-Mora
"The Daedra opened a portal at Moonhenge, and some hero collapsed it single-handedly." Moonhenge's Tear
"You should've killed every last one of those Toothmaul Goblins. Why let their chief walk free?" The Toothmaul Ploy (Let the goblins go free)


Overheard Dialogue[edit]

Overheard dialogue is quite the opposite of commentary, and is overheard when you are within hearing range of an NPC (usually groups of NPCs), but the NPC in question has not seen you. Usually it is said by generic soldiers of factions who are hostile. Some might be said by beast races, such as goblins or giants, and is often listed incoherent gibberish.

→ For a full list of overheard dialogue, see the Overheard Dialogue hub page.

NPCs with Unique Ambient Dialogue[edit]

Several NPCs have their own unique ambient dialogue.

Base Game[edit]


Several NPCs in Blackwood have ambient dialogue that they say regardless of how near you are.

The Deadlands[edit]

A few NPCs in the Deadlands also have a bit of chatter:


High Isle[edit]

There are also NPCs that do this in High Isle:



Telvanni Peninsula[edit]