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Llewellyn the Nightingale

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Llewellyn the Nightingale is a bard who can be hired to stay in Lakeview Manor.


He can be asked to sing one of three songs:

He can also play the lute, drum, and flute and will offer to perform instrumental music of the Dragonborn's choosing.

If he is left alone, he will often wander around the residence interacting with furnishings such as alchemy labs and arcane enchanters.


  • Despite his name, he has no relation to the Nightingale faction whatsoever.
  • Llewellyn is a traditionally Celtic/Welsh name, and one usually attributed to Bretons. However, Llewellyn the Nightingale is a Nord, and the Nords use primarily Nordic names (such as Ralof or Balgruuf). As such, Llewellyn is an oddity among Nords.
  • Llewellyn's name is pronounced as HUE-ELLEN.


This section contains bugs related to Llewellyn the Nightingale. 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.
  • He may sing the wrong song for the side chosen in the Civil War (Age of Aggression rather than Age of Oppression and vice-versa).


Start a Discussion Discussions about Llewellyn the Nightingale

  • Llewellyn the Nightingale

    3 messages
    • Wrong board, should've been posted on Skyrim. And this could happen when he is outside and the staff is within range, NPC's can pick up weapons...
    • If a weapon is dropped on the ground, an NPC may ask to have it. As Jauffre mentioned, during battle, if a better weapon is available, they mi...
  • LLewellyn the Nightengale

    8 messages
    • i saved before EVER doing something that will affect me and my WHOLE life,family,and friends so yea he killed himself..or...he could have fell...
    • also i re-hired him before he left my house so... IF he tries anything to my kids,husband or lidia and rayya i will stab him in the back with ...

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