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(RefID: 0003550C)
Home Town Riverwood
House Sleeping Giant Inn
Race Nord Gender Male
Level 4 Class Lumberjack
RefID 0003550C BaseID 0003550B
Other Information
Health 75 Magicka 60
Stamina 60
Primary Skills Two-handed
Morality Any Crime Aggression Unaggressive
Faction(s) CrimeFactionWhiterun; FavorJobsDrunksFaction; TownRiverwoodFaction
Embry in Riverwood

Embry is a Nord lumberjack and the local drunk of Riverwood.

He can always be found in and around the Sleeping Giant Inn where he is allowed to drink all night long. He starts his day at 7am, taking a one-hour breakfast in the taproom, then heads outside on the porch where he spends the next nine hours loitering around, either sitting on the bench or leaning against the railing. At 5pm he heads back inside and spends the entire evening (and night, due to a bug) drinking and dancing.

Embry wears a set of lower-class clothes, a pair of hide boots, and a pair of hide bracers. He carries a selection of lower-class items and gold, and a key to the inn. He wields an iron dagger.

When approached, he will often respond with a drunken: "You're kinda fuzzy. What's wrong with ya?" Other times he will walk past you while remarking "Outta my way, stranger." In the evenings he will often shout "Gimme a mug of ale." after innkeepers Delphine or Orgnar but will otherwise focus on his drinking and the performances of local bard Sven.

When he spends time on the porch, he will often try to persuade one of the local guards to drink with him:

Embry: "My favorite drinking buddy! Let's get some mead."
Whiterun Guard: "Not now. If I don't pull night duty, I'll drink a round with you at the Sleeping Giant."
Embry: "But I'm thirsty now."
Whiterun Guard: "You're always thirsty. Just like you're always drunk. Now let me get back to my rounds."

Also, if he meets Sigrid he will make a poor attempt at an invitation:

Embry: "Care to have a drink with me, sweet Sigrid?"
Sigrid: "Drunk again, Embry? Don't let Alvor hear you talking to me that way. He'll stick your head in his forge."
Embry: "So that's a no I take it?"

Sometimes, he may ask for some ale from Orgnar:

Embry: "I need some more ale, Orgnar."
Orgnar: "You've had more than enough. Besides, you still haven't paid for the last one."
Embry: "I'll find some coin for you. I always do."
Orgnar: "Until then, I've no ale for you."

Sometimes, he may ask for a drink from Orgnar using one of the following lines:


  • "Gimme a mug of ale."
  • "A pint of your finest mead."
  • "Some wine, please?"
  • "I'll have some mead."
  • "Pour me some ale."

Orgnar will then reply using one of the two potential lines:

  • "Coming right up."
  • "Certainly."

He may also approach Hod to ask him for a drink:

Embry: "How's about a drink, Hod."
Hod: "You'll be wantin' me to pay for them?"
Embry: "It's only right seein' as your [sic] the important lumber man."
Hod: "You come do an honest day's work at my mill, and I'll pay you an honest day's wages. Then we'll drink."

Related Quests[edit]


  • Embry was supposed to sleep at the inn between midnight and 7am, but he just keeps drinking.
    Mod Notes: his radius is way too small to reach any of the available beds
  • If you pickpocket Embry and fail, he will run into his room and will alternately run around and cower while speaking as if you had defeated him. He will continue cowering even if you attack him. ?