"I share my good fortune with the poor and needy. And you ain't neither. Life isn't easy on the waterfront. But we lookout for each other."
―Ilseif the Open-Handed[src]

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Isleif the Open Handed is a Redguard who lives in Jair's Shack in the Waterfront District of the Imperial City.

Isleif is a member of the Thieves Guild. He is rarely seen anywhere but wandering the Waterfront and occasionally in other districts of the Imperial City.


  • "What's your story?"
  • "They call me Isleif the Open-Handed. Because I'm so generous... Well, don't expect a handout from ME. You certainly don't need it."
  • "Good news from Kvatch for a change. The last of the daedra have been driven out."