It is probable that she died to the trolls found in one of the side caves beforehand, with her mauled bones and blood covering most of one of the cave walls. This would explain how she was forcibly grabbed and pulled away from the rest of the group.
To judge by her contributions to the discussions, Elvali was not aggressive; she was also not particularly helpful, although her demeanor was mild and even-mannered. Her colleagues might have described her as foolhardy.
This section contains bugs related to Elvali Veren. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:
- Veren may appear a short distance northeast of Fort Greymoor after "The Staff of Magnus" has been completed. She will not interact with the Dragonborn and does not appear to do anything except stand on a slightly raised ridge next to the road.