Not to be confused with Xanmeer.

Xander is an Imperial sailor and Red Wave crew member, which can be found next to the East Empire Company Warehouse, outside Solitude.


Xander has what most would call a refined taste in finery. He wears fine garments and talks elegantly. His attitude is proud and self-absorbing.


Hailing from Cyrodiil, he was forced to leave after an incident with the law and took on a life at sea. He was once a ship captain of the ship Argent Raptor who sank after hitting an iceberg just north of Windhelm. He joined the Red Wave crew after that and began his career leap from ship captain to crewman, but admitting that he might have earned his position because of his habit of wasting gold on women and gambling. His fellow crewmen scoff at his love of finery, but he hears only jealousy from their part.


Fishing JobEdit

He can be a target for a Fishing Job where the Dragonborn is required to steal Xander's Ruby.


  • Although Xander claims that his ship; the Argent Raptor, was destroyed after hitting an iceberg, and that it is north of Windhelm,[1][2] no such ship called the Argent Raptor can be found.[2]


  1. Dialogue with Xander
  2. 2.0 2.1 Creation Kit


This section contains bugs related to Xander. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:

  1. Please reload an old save to confirm if the bug is still happening.
  2. If the bug is still occurring, please post the bug report with the appropriate system template  360  / XB1  ,  PS3  / PS4  ,  PC  / MAC  ,  NX  , depending on which platform(s) the bug has been encountered on.
  3. Be descriptive when listing the bug and fixes, but avoid having conversations in the description and/or using first-person anecdotes: such discussions belong on the appropriate forum board.
  • In the radiant quest "Hired Muscle," Xander is in the ship but unable to communicate back.
    • Hit him once and then leave the ship. Come back, sheath fists and initiate contact with him. The brawl should be able to start now.
    • Another option is to hit him without sneaking and get caught by the guards outside when Xander is outside too. Bribe the guards; Xander and the other crew should stop attacking the Dragonborn. Afterwards, one can now brawl with him.


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