"'Windhelm's an easy posting!' they said. Guess they didn't count on Ulfric's little uprising."
―Orthus Endario[src]

Orthus Endario

Orthus Endario is an Imperial entrepreneur found in Windhelm, in the East Empire Company office on the Windhelm Docks.

Daily ScheduleEdit

He starts his day at 7 am and eats breakfast for an hour. He then goes to the office and wanders around or sweeps the floor. At 1 pm, Orthus goes outside to the docks and works until 6 pm. At 6 pm, he goes back into the office to have dinner.


Rise in the EastEdit

Orthus asks the Dragonborn for help concerning his business going south due to the pillaging Blood Horkers.

Diplomatic ImmunityEdit

If Rise in the East has been completed prior to this quest, the Dragonborn may request his aid in distracting the Thalmor guards.

Hunting the MonsterEdit

Orthus may be a contact for discovering a vampire's lair while doing the Hunting the Monster quest for the Dawnguard in the Dawnguard add-on.


  • "Pardon the mess. We're really trying to do better around here."
  • "Can you believe the company won't even dock ships here anymore?"
  • "Please excuse the mess." ―Before completion of Rise in the East.
  • "Good to see you. Finally someone useful is around." ―After completion of Rise in the East



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  • He is supposed to sleep from 8 pm to 7 am, but he stays awake because there are no beds in the East Empire Company Office.