Main article: Ascadian Isles (Morrowind)

Mudan Grotto is a cave and a sucken Dwemer Ruin found in The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind.


Mudan Grotto Main Entrance

Entrance to the ruin

It is located southwest of Ebonheart, in the Ascadian Isles region of Morrowind. The entrance is underwater, next to one the southernmost little island. Inside the Nerevarine must swim to pockets of air, while diving deeper, the first area is mostly usubmerged, Slaughterfish and a dreugh are lurking in the depths. A Dwemer ruin and it's door can be found in the completely submerged last section.


Mudan, Right Tower - Corpse of Peke Utchoo - Morrowind

The corpse of Peke Utchoo

Lost Dwemer CheckpointEdit

This area is not completely flooded, several slaughterfish can be found, and a Steam Centurion is guarding the central section. Around which several corridors lead to the two other sections.

Right TowerEdit

An uninhabited domed room, where many kegs, a chest, the corpse of Peke Utchoo and his dying note can be found, along with various valuable loot and two empty glass bottles.

Central VaultEdit

It is in this room that the unique Dragonbone Cuirass can be found, inside a trapped, level 100 locked, cupboard.


The MuseumTREdit

The Nerevarine may collect many unique ancient artifacts for the Museum of Artifacts in Mournhold. One of these artifacts, the Dragonbone Cuirass, is found here.


Notable itemsEdit

The following is found as loot from Peke Utchoo, around him, in the chest and the kegs inside the Right tower:



  • Peke Utchoo, a corpse in the grotto, is a reference to Pikachu from the Pokémon franchise.
  • The Mudan Grotto is mentioned in Naryu's Journal, in the "Vvardenfell, Before" section as the Mudan Ruins, and is where the cinematic trailer takes place. The book was released alongside The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind collector's edition.[UL 1]



  1. Naryu's Journal – Vvardenfell, Before
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