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Main article: Tribunal Temple Quests

False Incarnate is a Tribunal Temple quest available to the Nerevarine, during the events of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind.


  1. Convince Vidron that he is not the Incarnate through persuasion.
  2. Convince Vidron that he is not the Incarnate by showing him Moon-and-Star.
  3. Kill Vidron.
  • Return to Valen.


After curing Bulfim gra-Shugarz of Blight, the Nerevarine is given a new task by Tuls Valen. Valen asks that the Hero investigates the claim that Elvil Vidron is the Incarnate. Valen is of the belief that Vidron is not the Incarnate and must be stopped.

A False IncarnateEdit

Vidron can be found in the town of Suran, which is easily accessible by Silt Strider. Specifically, Vidron can be found lurking near to Desele's House of Earthly Delights and will proclaim that he is the Incarnate. The Nerevarine is now faced with several options.

1: Convince VidronEdit

If Vidron's disposition towards the Nerevarine is above 65, then the Nerevarine will be able to convince Vidron that the dreams he is claiming to have do not refer to him.

2: Moon and StarEdit

Note: The main quest "The Path of the Incarnate" must be completed to achieve the following:

The Nerevarine may show him the Moon-and-Star ring, which can only be worn by the real Nerevarine. Vidron will then back down from his claim.

3: Kill VidronEdit

Note: This option will cause the Nerevarine to receive a 2,000GoldIcon fine and forfeit the reward.

If the Nerevarine does not have the means to raise Vidron's disposition, or does not possess Moon-and-Star, then Vidron must be killed.


Once Vidron has been dealt with, the Nerevarine may return to Valen to complete the quest, and receive a reward of three Exclusive Restore Health potions.


False Incarnate
IDJournal Entry
10Tuls Valen asked me to speak with Elvil Vidron in Suran. Elvil Vidron has proclaimed himself to be the Incarnate. I must either persuade him to give up the notion that he is the Incarnate or kill him.
  • Quest accepted
 50 I convinced Elvil Vidron that he is not the Incarnate.
 55 I showed Elvil Vidron the Moon-and-Star ring. He recognized me as the true incarnate.
 60 I knew no other recourse but to prove to Elvil Vidron that he was not the Incarnate. He is dead.
 100 Tuls Valen thanked me for stopping the false incarnate.
  • Quest complete


  • Pickpocketing or looting Elvil Vidron will reveal that Vidron has an Ash Statue is his possession.
  • If False Incarnate becomes a conversation topic, the Nerevarine will not have to be a member of the Temple to complete this quest.


This section contains bugs related to False Incarnate. 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  , 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.
  • If the Nerevarine shows Vidron the Moon-and-Star the journal may not update correctly.

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