He is the youngest bard admitted to the Bard's College and he claims that he is the best you can find. Pantea Ateia will offer constructive criticism to his performance of Ragnar the Red, stating he needs to put more emphasis on "Ragnar" and "Red."
He may also return items the Dragonborn has dropped on the ground back into their inventory.
- There is a chance Ataf will respawn within several weeks to one month at the Bard's College, if he is killed.
- Ataf regularly rehearses poetic verses between the hours of 12 PM and 3 PM.
- The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (First appearance)