Red Mountain Region is an ashy and blighted mountainous region in The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind.

Description[edit | edit source]

It is the region at the center of Vvardenfell that is enclosed within the Ghostfence, and is composed of the arid and desolate slopes of the legendary Red Mountain, also known as Dagoth Ur.[1] The mountain is continuously spewing "cursed" ash storms, making the whole region very inhospitable. All creatures are infected by the blight disease and are hostile. There are Dwemer Ruins, and many ancestral tombs.

History[edit | edit source]

Ancient texts relate the mythological origins of the mountain thus, the god Lorkhan was destroyed by the Aedra who, then cast his torn heart down to Tamriel, hoping it would never be found. After crashing to the ground, the heart created a large mountain, known as the Red Mountain.[2]

In 3E 389, the mountain was visited by the Eternal Champion.[3]

In 3E 427, the Nerevarine journeyed through the region to defeat Dagoth Ur. There, they also found the Heart of Lorkhan, and in the outcome of the battle, the heart was destroyed along with Dagoth Ur.[4]

The Red Mountain[edit | edit source]

Main article: Red Mountain

Locations[edit | edit source]

Strongholds[edit | edit source]

Ancestral Tombs[edit | edit source]

Daedric Ruins[edit | edit source]

Dwemer Ruins[edit | edit source]

Foyadas[edit | edit source]

Mines[edit | edit source]

Shrine[edit | edit source]

Quests[edit | edit source]

Main Quest[edit | edit source]

The Path of the Incarnate[edit | edit source]

The Nerevarine must join the Urshilaku tribe to complete the Third Trial of the prophecy.

The Citadels of the Sixth House[edit | edit source]

The Hero must defeat Dagoth Ur after acquiring the necessary tools.

Tribunal Temple[edit | edit source]

Pilgrimages of the Seven Graces[edit | edit source]

The Nerevarine will undergo a journey to receive the blessing of seven shrines located throughout Vvardenfell.

Cleaver of St. Felms[edit | edit source]

Recover this lost relic from Tureynulal.

Crosier of St. Llothis the Pious[edit | edit source]

Recover yet another artifact in the crater of Red Mountain.

Vampire Clan[edit | edit source]

The Imprisonment of Mastrius[edit | edit source]

Aid this vampire imprisoned in the Salvel Ancestral Tomb by Azura.

Characters[edit | edit source]

Creatures[edit | edit source]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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