"Need something? Unlike the rest of my family, I've got work to do."
―Alfhild Battle-Born[src]


Alfhild Battle-Born is a Nord farmer in Whiterun of the Battle-Born clan.


Alfhild has a pacifistic nature. She dislikes war and thinks of it as pointless and stupid. She also has great concerns about her son because he gets beaten.



She is the daughter of Olfrid and Bergritte Battle-Born. Her brother is Jon Battle-Born of which she thinks highly. She is married to Idolaf Battle-Born, with whom he has a son, Lars Battle-Born. Alfhild's role in the family is to maintain the Battle-Born Farm.

Feud with Gray-ManeEdit

Alfhild has little against the Gray-Mane clan and thinks of the feud as stupid and unnecessary.

Civil WarEdit

As with the feud between her family and the Gray-Mane clan she thinks the Civil War is pointless and credits her brother, Jon, for staying out of it.


Hired ThugsEdit

If the Dragonborn is responsible for the death of any of her family she will send hired thugs after them.

Gather WheatEdit

Alfhild will pay the Dragonborn for every piece of wheat they bring to her.

Hired MuscleEdit

Farkas asks the Dragonborn to intimidate Alfhild by making her yield in a fist fight.

The Fishing JobEdit

Delvin Mallory asks the Dragonborn to steal Alfhild's Ruby from her.



Reading materialEdit

Alfhild: "So, what book should I read to you tonight?"
Bergritte: "How about The Lusty Argonian Maid?"
Alfhild: "Mother!"
Bergritte: "You've got no sense of humor, you know that? Why don't you pick up where you left off with The Real Barenziah."


  • "This war's as stupid as our feud with Clan Gray-Mane."
  • "My boy Lars has been getting beat senseless, and by a girl, no less!"
  • "My brother Jon's got the right of it, join the Bards College and avoid this pointless war."
  • "Need something? Unlike the rest of my family, I have work to do."
  • "My brother Jon had the right of it - join the Bards College and avoid this pointless war. Too bad he died before he had the chance." ―If Jon is deceased.
  • "It's back to work, then." ―Exit dialogue.


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