|Faction||College of Winterhold|
In general, she seems to be ambitious and overly confident in her own leadership abilities, often and openly criticizing Savos Aren as Arch-Mage. Her tone changes for the flattering and the self-promoting when the Dragonborn becomes Arch-Mage, saying "I'm sure you've made note of who's been the most helpful during your time here, arch-mage." despite doing next to nothing to assist the Dragonborn throughout the storyline. When asked about Ancano, Nirya says, "Although I do not trust him, he is handsome."
She is also shown to be paranoid towards Faralda, accusing her of jealousy and spreading rumors about her. Faralda herself shows no sign of animosity towards her or even acknowledges Nirya's aggressivity. However, if Nirya is killed, a letter from Faralda is received, saying that she knows the Dragonborn killed her, but that she won't tell anyone.
Her name may be a reference to Narya; one of the elven rings from The Lord of the Rings.
This section contains bugs related to Nirya. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:
- Arch-Mage. Activating the quest-follower targets Nirya as Quest-goal with no way to end this miscellaneous quest; the conversational options stay the same.
Being prompted to join the College even after achieving the rank of
- Solution for PC: use console command and type: 'setstage MG01Pointer 200'