The Bodyguard is an optional quest in The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall

Quick walkthroughEdit

  1. Talk to a noble at a random tavern or shop 
  2. Accept the quest to protect the noble
  3. Wait until the specified time and enter the residence
  4. Go to the noble
  5. Kill the assassins
  6. Return to the noble and receive the reward

Detailed walkthroughEdit

After going into a random tavern or shop, the Hero must talk to a noble to start the quest. While talking to them, they will ask the Hero to protect them from assassins at a random residence in the town/city between a period of 3 hours.

When the 3 hour time limit begins, the noble will leave the building and go to the specified residence. Upon going to the residence during the specified time, the Hero must go to the noble. When info mode is used on the noble, two assassins will appear.

The assassins will confront the player on sight, asking them to leave and not become further involved. If the player accepts the assassin's offer, the noble will die. The player will be spared, but fail the quest as a result. If the offer is declined, the assassins will proceed to attack.

After killing the assassins, the player can them speak to the noble and receive their reward.


  • 2 assassins