Elder Scrolls
Elder Scrolls

Not to be confused with Kill the Bandit Leader.
"The fame of your exploits across Skyrim has brought you to my attention. If you are interested in becoming Thane of Falkreath hold, I invite you to speak to me the next time you are in Falkreath."

Kill the Bandit Leader is a quest available in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Siddgeir, Jarl of Falkreath asks the Dragonborn to kill a bandit leader. This quest must be completed in order to receive the quest "Thane of Falkreath."


  1. Kill the leader of the bandits
  2. Return to Siddgeir


Go to the Jarl's Longhouse in Falkreath and talk to Siddgeir to start this quest. He will send the Dragonborn to a radiant dungeon to kill the leader there. It is only required that the bandit leader be killed, but it would make the task easier to kill his minions. When the bandit leader is killed, return to Siddgeir to complete the quest.

The possible locations of the bandit leader are:


Level Gold
1–9 500
10–19 750
20–29 1000
30–39 1250
40+ 1500


Kill the Bandit Leader – Favor154
ID Journal Entry
  • Objective: Kill the leader of <radiant location>
  • Objective: Return to Siddgeir
  • Quest complete