The Assassin's Gambit is a quest in The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.


The Hero needs to accept another contract from Ocheeva.

  1. Receive the contract and the arrow for the assassination, and start the "Permanent Retirement" quest.
  2. Eliminate Adamus Phillida.
  3. (Bonus) Take his finger and place it in his substitute officer's desk in the Imperial Prison.
  4. Return to Ocheeva to receive the reward.


Journal Entry
  • Update: Upon receiving the quest:

I must accept a contract from Ocheeva.

  • Update: After speaking with Ocheeva:

I have accepted a contract from Ocheeva.

  • Quest complete

Dark Brotherhood
Dark Brotherhood Quests A Knife in the DarkThe Renegade Shadowscale (optional)Darkness Eternal (optional)
Vicente Valtieri Quests A Watery GraveAccidents HappenScheduled for ExecutionThe Assassinated Man
Ocheeva Quests The Lonely WandererBad MedicineWhodunit?Permanent Retirement
Lucien Lachance Quest The Purification
Dead Drop Orders Quests Affairs of a WizardNext of KinBroken VowsFinal JusticeA Matter of HonorThe Coldest SleepA Kiss Before DyingFollowing a LeadHonor Thy Mother
Epilogue Quest Whispers of Death
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