For other uses, see Exterminator.

Exterminator is a House Hlaalu quest available to the Nerevarine if they joined House Hlaalu in The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind.



Edryno Arethi, having thanked the Nerevarine for solving the issue of the Telvanni at Odirnian, will inform the Nerevarine of an issue concerning another Hlaalu councilor. Yngling Half-Troll, a Hlaalu member residing in the St. Olms Canton in Vivec City, has a problem that is affecting his prized rats. The Nerevarine is therefore tasked with solving this issue.

Half-Troll's rat problemEdit

Half-Troll can be found in his manor (Yngling Manor) within the St. Olms Canton. He reveals that his prized game rats, kept in the basement of the manor, have been infested with several diseased rats. He therefore requests that the Nerevarine kill the diseased rats without killing his prized ones.

Inside the basement, the Nerevarine will find several rats. However, approaching the rats will cause the diseased rats to attack the Nerevarine (a behavior that helps to identify diseased rat vs. prized rat). Once all of the diseased rats have been killed, the Nerevarine may return to Arethi to receive the reward.


Exterminator – HH_TheExterminator
IDJournal Entry
10Edryno Arethi told me that Yngling Half-Troll raises game rats for the Arena. A competitor has placed diseased rats among Yngling's game rats. I must go to Yngling Manor in the St. Olms Plaza and kill the diseased rats, but spare the prized game rats.
  • Quest accepted
100Edryno Arethi thanked me for killing the diseased rats in Yngling Manor.
  • Quest completed
200I told Edryno Arethi that Yngling Half-Troll is dead.
  • Quest completed


  • The Nerevarine faces no punishment if they kill one of the prized rats.
    • Should the Nerevarine kill more than one prized rat, however, the reward will be reduced to 1 GoldIcon.
  • If the Nerevarine has killed Half-Troll (a potential part of the "Hlaalu Hortator" quest) then this quest will be skipped.

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