Slay Dagoth Tanis is a House Redoran quest, potentially available to the Nerevarine during the events of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind.


  1. Speak to Faral Retheran
  2. Head to Falasmaryon
    1. Kill Dagoth Tanis
    2. Find the body of Irer Nervion and take the Ancestor Ring (optional)
  3. Return to Retheran


Having helped Rothis Nethan to duel with honor at the Vivec Arena, the Nerevarine is informed of an ascended sleeper by Faral Retheran. According to Retheran, the creature has taken over the Stronghold of Falasmaryon and has been named Dagoth Tanis. The Nerevairne is tasked with removing the Dagoth from the Stronghold.

Killing Dagoth TanisEdit

The stronghold of Falasmaryon can be found to the north of Foyada Bani-Dad (along a path off the Foyada to the north). Dagoth Tanis can be found in the deepest depths of the stronghold, guarding a Sixth House altar. Once Tanis has been killed, the Nerevarine may return to Retheran in the Redoran Treasury to complete the quest. However, there is a further part to the quest.

Find Irer Nervion's bodyEdit

Although this part of the quest is not highlighted in the Nerevarine's journal, this section of the quest can boost Retheran's disposition towards the Nerevarine by a significant margin. The body of Irer Nervion can be found in the first room to the right of the entrance of Falasmaryon. Nervion's body holds his Ancestor Ring, which should be returned to Retheran along with the news of the defeat of Dagoth Tanis. Retheran will be grateful for the Nerevarine's discovery and will give them another Ancestor Ring.


Slay Dagoth Tanis – HR_DagothTanis
IDJournal Entry
10Faral Retheran asked me to slay the creature known as Dagoth Tanis in the stronghold of Falasmaryon. To get there I should travel up the Foyada Bani-Dad from Maar Gan and take the first trail from the Foyada that leads north.
  • Quest accepted
 100 Faral Retheran thanked me for slaying Dagoth Tanis.
  • Quest Complete


  • If the Nerevarine doesn't find the Ring on Nervion's body then there will be no reward for completing the quest (apart from the reputation and disposition increases).
  • Irer Nervion was a Buoyant Armiger whom was tasked with defending Falasmaryon from the Dagoth and its creatures.

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