Imperial Headsman is a member of the Imperial Legion in Helgen.


The Headsman was to execute the Stormcloak prisoners in Helgen. After decapitating a defiant Stormcloak, the Headsman was about to execute the Dragonborn when Alduin attacked. When Alduin landed on a nearby tower, the headsman was knocked to the ground. When the headsman stumbled onto his feet, he was too slow to escape as Alduin bellowed Unrelenting Force at him, killing him instantly. The Headsman will only appear as a burned corpse near the execution block and will only carry Bone Meal or Gold.





This section contains bugs related to Imperial Headsman. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:

  1. Please reload an old save to confirm if the bug is still happening.
  2. If the bug is still occurring, please post the bug report with the appropriate system template  360  / XB1  ,  PS3  / PS4  ,  PC  / MAC  ,  NX  , depending on which platform(s) the bug has been encountered on.
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  • In rare circumstances, he may be found alive if you decide to return to Helgen after the dragon attack but before the bandits take over the town's remains.


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