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Execute Durus Marius is a Morag Tongquest available in The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind.


Honor the Morag Tong, and kill a leading member of the Dark Brotherhood.



Upon returning the Ring of Sanguine Sublime Wisdom to Eno Hlaalu, he will tell you that a leader of the Dark Brotherhood named Durus Marius is hiding out in a daedric ruin called Assernerairan, which is located beneath St. Olms Canton. He will task you to kill Durus Marius.

Head to St. Olms canton. The entrance daedric ruins can be found in the underworks. There will be a guard posted outside who is hostile. The shrine itself is a two-room dungeon with a big statue of Mehrunes Dagon and three hostile NPCs, among whom is your target. There are four threads of the webspinner in this shrine: Relas Arothan will carry the Belt of Sanguine Balanced Armor and the Belt of Sanguine Deep Biting, and Durus Marius will carry the Belt of Sanguine Hewing and the Belt of Sanguine Sureflight.

After Durus Marius lies dead, return to Eno Hlaalu for your reward.


  • Reward: 2,000 GoldIcon
  • Disposition: +20 (Eno Hlaalu)
  • Reputation Gain: +10 (Morag Tong)


Execute Durus Marius – MT_DB_Assernerairan
IDJournal Entry
10One of the Dark Brotherhood's bases is in Assernerairan, which is beneath St. Olms Canton here in Vivec City. I must honorably execute the leader, Durus Marius, and report back to Grandmaster Eno Hlaalu.
  • Quest accepted
100Grandmaster Eno Hlaalu thanked me for honorably executing Durus Marius.
  • Quest completed

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