Molag Bal is the primary antagonist in The Elder Scrolls Online. He is the Daedric Prince of Domination and Enslavement, also known as the Father of Vampires and the God of Brutality. He rules over the realm of Coldharbour.
Molag Bal's main agent on Tamriel, the necromancer Lord Mannimarco, is working with the High Chancellor of the Elder Council, Abnur Tharn. Using Daedric machines called Dark Anchors, Molag Bal is attempting to weaken the barrier between the worlds of Oblivion and Nirn, threatening to merge Tamriel with his Oblivion plane of Coldharbour.
Molag Bal claims the soul of the Vestige before the quest. After the Coldharbour Sentinel is destroyed—blinding Molag Bal—the gateway to the Prophet will be sealed off by him, forcing the party to find another way around. After reaching the Anchor Mooring, a visage of Molag Bal appears before summoning a creature known as the Child of Bones.
A Dark Anchor opens, and Molag Bal's hand enters from it. He grabs Mannimarco and takes him to Coldharbour.
A vision of Molag Bal torturing Mannimarco can be seen.
Defeat Molag Bal in Heart's Grief.
- In The Elder Scrolls Online, Molag Bal is voiced by Malcolm McDowell.
- There is a bard song in TESO about Molag Bal.
- The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall
- The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
- The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
- The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
- The Elder Scrolls V: Dawnguard (mentioned only)
- The Elder Scrolls Online