"Now you can say you've met the most talented bard in all of Skyrim."
―Pantea Ateia[src]

Pantea Ateia

Pantea Ateia is the Imperial Master Vocalist at the Bards College, in Solitude.


She has performed many times for the late High King Torygg at the Blue Palace. She also has been touring the courts around Skyrim, performing to the Jarls, but the rebellion has caused her to cancel her tour.

She cannot stand most of her students, as she believes they are wasting her time. She also says that only Aia Arria shows true potential.

If not at the college, Pantea can also be found performing at the Winking Skeever.


Pantea's FluteEdit

The Dragonborn is asked to recover Pantea's Flute from a random location. The flute can also be found without activating the quest.

Bound Until DeathEdit

Pantea will be at Vittoria Vici's wedding, singing during the reception.


After completing her quest, the Dragonborn will receive a letter of inheritance from a courier if Pantea dies.


Aia ArriaEdit

Panteia: "You there, have you performed your voice exercises today?"
Aia: "Always! Perfection takes dedication, after all!"
Panteia: "Yes, well, see that you keep at it. That is all."


Viarmo: "How are your students coming along?"
Pantea: "Passably. Aia is my star pupil; none of the others can hold a candle to her, especially not that wretched Illdi."
Viarmo: "Try not to play favorites, Lady Ateia. It does a disservice to the whole class."
Pantea: "Yes, Headmaster."


  • "Don't forget my name. Someday, everyone will be saying it."
  • "If you ask me, this damned rebellion can't end soon enough. I had to end my tour of Skyrim's courts. Too dangerous to travel."
  • "It's been my honour to perform at the Blue Palace on many occasions. His late lordship was quite the admirer."
  • "Now you can say you've met the most talented bard in all of Skyrim."
  • "To be honest, I can't stand some of my students. Only Aia shows potential for greatness. The rest are just wasting my time."


  • She teaches a class with Inge Six Fingers in one of the classrooms from from 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., though Pantea actually leaves at 10:00 P.M. The class dialogue (which involves lectures from the teachers and an example by Ataf) will only be activated by the Dragonborn walking through the doorway and will continue to activate even if the room is empty.
  • She may send hired thugs after the Dragonborn if something is stolen from the Bard's College.


This section contains bugs related to Pantea Ateia. 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  ,  NX  , 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.
  •  PC   360   PS3   Pantea may be found dead with no clothes in the same area where Vittoria Vici is killed.


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  • Pantea ateia

    2 messages
    • She put a contract on me those thugs had really good armour considering my level
    • yeah, that bug? idky i picked up this flute, but now i am stuck with it cus she was indeed dead near the area of victoria vicci's wedding