Varona is first encountered outside of Tel Mithryn where she can be observed talking with Master Neloth's apprentice Talvas Fathryon.
During the quest she travels to Raven Rock for supplies, but is attacked and killed by Ash Spawn. Her body is found on the outskirts away from Tel Mithryn towards trees.
- Varona Nelas is also the name of a Telvanni sorceress living in Assumanu in The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind.
- Varona may appear behind Tel Mithryn.
This section contains bugs related to Varona Nelas (Dragonborn). Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:
- Detect Dead to make sure her body is there. Use an item or potion of waterbreathing, unequip boots and swim down to her. Upon reaching her body the quest will update. Her body may spawn in the ocean at the bottom left corner of the map. The solution is to download mod "No borders Solstheim" to be able to reach her. Wear boots of waterwalking and walk towards the marker. Stand above the place to which the marker points and use
- Her body may be under Tel Mithryn and inaccessible.
- Solution: By activating the Ritual Stone, one may use this power on the rock where she is stuck, and she will then be reanimated. Kill her, and then inspect her corpse.
- She can also spawn inside Raven Rock Mine. If one follows her to the exit of the mine, as soon as she returns to Solstheim, she will die, and her body will disappear.confirmation needed
- When finding her corpse, she may not have her clothes equipped, but they can be looted off her.
- She can sometimes appear in Nchardak if Dragonborn has not spoken to her before the quest "The Path of Knowledge."
- Whiterun. She may randomly appear in other places, such as
- She may die in Tel Mithryn while standing next to Talvas Fathryon.
- Her body might disappear if the quest is not done right after it becomes available; the only way to find her body is to use a console command.
- Solution: use
prid xx0177ddto select her, then use
resurrectso that she will be alive again. Then, use the
moveto playercommand. After she is alive, kill her and loot her corpse to progress in the quest.
- Solution: use