Dagoth Ur

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Dagoth Ur is a major character and villian from the computer RPG, Elder Scrolls 3 - Morrowind. The following is the dialogue from his end speech, including the questions he asks of the main character and the questions the main character asks him.

Spoilers follow.

Dagoth Ur's Question And Responses

*My first question is: Are you really Nerevar reborn?

    • a.) By the grace of gods and fate, I am Nerevar reborn.
    • b.) I'm a loyal servant of the Emperor.
    • c.) I am a self-willed hero, and I make my own fate.
    • d.) I know no more than you do.
  • If "a" is selected:

That is bitter. The gods and fates are cruel. I served you faithfully once, Lord Nerevar, and you repaid me with death. I hope this time it will be you who pays for your faithlessness.

  • If "b" is selected:

Then I salute you for your faithful service to your lord. And I curse you and your Emperors as my enemies, for your stealing and spoiling Morrowind and degrading the Dunmer race. Your death and humiliation will give me special pleasure.

  • If "c" is selected:

You are bold. I honor your independence. You are one to teach the gods their limits. I hope the bards will praise the glory of your death in song.

  • If "d" is selected:

What a world.... Perhaps we shall never know. But as I have sympathy for you, and the melancholy fate of all mortals, I shall weep for your death.

  • My second question is: if you win, what do you plan to do with the power from the Heart? Will you make yourself a god, and establish a thearchy? Or will you complete Akulakhan, and dispute control of Tamriel with the Septims? Or will you share the Heart with your followers, as I have, and breed a new race of divine immortals?
    • a.) Make myself a god.
    • b.) Complete Akulakhan.
    • c.) Share the Heart.
    • d.) I have my own, secret plan for the Heart.
  • If "a" is selected:

You will follow the model of the Tribunal? That is a dull and unenterprising ambition. See what the Tribunal have done. They've sacrificed the honor and dignity of the Dunmer race, and handed over our ancient land to the mongrel dogs of the Empire. You may mean well, but you lack vision. You are not worthy of the Heart.

  • If "b" is selected:

A noble ambition. And anyone who would make war upon the Septims should be my friend. A pity we cannot trust one another as allies.

  • If "c" is selected:

You have a noble spirit. I share the power I have from the Heart to help free mortals from their ancient fears of the gods. Who knows what we may be capable of once we not longer fear death? Your goal is worthy, and I honor you for it.

  • "If "d" is selected:

Well. Perhaps there may be surprises in store for me yet. Or perhaps you obscure your plans on principle. Or perhaps you are an instinctive bluffer. No matter.

  • My final question is: if I had offered to let you join me, would you have surrendered Wraithguard, Sunder, and Keening to me to seal your oath?
    • a.) No, I would never join you.
    • b.) No, I would never surrender the tools.
    • c.) Yes, perhaps, with the right guarantees.
    • d.) Yes, if I had a cunning plan.
  • If "a" is selected:

Thank you for your forthright response. And now, if you have any questions, ask them. Otherwise, you are the challenger. I await your first blow.

  • If "b" is selected:

An interesting response. You might have been willing to join me, but never to surrender the tools. Very interesting. I'm glad I didn't try to bargain with you. And now, if you have any questions, ask them. Otherwise, you are the challenger. I await your first blow.

  • If "c" is selected:

Since it hardly matters, let me assure you... there are no guarantees that would help you once I had my hands on those tools. Pity I didn't try to bargain with you. It might have made things so much easier. But now, if you have any questions, ask them. Otherwise, you are the challenger. I await your first blow.

  • If "d" is selected:

Yes, of course. I doubt that any cunning plan would have been of much use once I had the tools in hand. But now we'll never know. Pity. But now, if you have any questions, ask them. Otherwise, you are the challenger. I await your first blow.

Questions for Dagoth Ur

  • What are your questions?
    • a.) What is your plan for the Heart?
    • b.) What is your plan for the Sixth House?
    • c.) What is your plan for the Dunmer?
    • d.) How do you justify your crimes?
    • e.) What happened to the Dwemer?
    • f.) Why are you building Akulakhan?
    • g.) I'm finished talking, Defend yourself.
  • If "a" is selected:

I will continue to draw divine power from the Heart and distribute it to my kin and followers. I will continue to broadcast divine power upon the blight winds, so that it will touch each soul on Vvardenfell, and then more broadly, across the waters to the rest of Morrowind and Tamriel. In time, every mortal in Tamriel shall feel the liberating contact with the divine.

  • If "b" is selected:

The Sixth House will serve as the elite cadre of our movement. As cultists evolve through various stages of enlightenment, they will become, as suits their abilities, either holy warriors or priests. Their duty is to prepare themselves for service; their joy and liberation is to enter ever-more-deeply into the profound enlightenment of the divine dreamworld.

  • If "c" is selected:

I will free the Dunmer from the Imperial yoke, and cast down the false gods of the Temple. I will lead them out of their ancient superstitions, and gift them with intimate knowledge of the divine. Then, perhaps, when Morrowind is once again restored to its ancient glories, it will be time to consider whether the Dunmer should cultivate ambitions of empire.

  • If "d" is selected:

If, by my crimes, you mean the inevitable suffering and destruction caused by war, then I accept the burden of leadership. The Sixth House cannot be restored without war. Enlightenment cannot grow without the risk of upsetting the tradition-bound and complacent herd. And the mongrel armies of the Empire cannot be expelled from Morrowind without bloodshed. As I have charity and compassion, I grieve. But our mission is just and noble.

  • If "e" is selected:

I have no idea what happened to the Dwemer. I have been denied the opportunity to study Wraithguard, and I am not sure how much of Kagrenac's lore was invested in his tools, and how much in his own sorcery and mastery. I have long studied Kagrenac, and have come to admire his wisdom and craft. Someday, after the campaigns of the Sixth House are secure, I hope to have time to dedicate to this mystery.

  • If "f" is selected:

Akulakhan will serve three purposes. First, it will be the champion of my armies, liberating first Vvardenfell, then Morrowind, and then, perhaps the rest of Tamriel. Second, it will serve as a sower and cultivator of the divine substance derived from the Heart. Three, it will serve as the prominent banner and symbol of our cause -- to defy the Empire, to liberate mortals from ancient superstitions, and to glorify our crusade against the gods.

  • If "g" is selected:

Very well. If you are impatient to begin. Go ahead. You are the challenger. To you goes the first blow.