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Morrowind:Molag Bal's Quest

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Help deal with a lazy minion.
Quest Giver: Molag Bal at Yansirramus
Location(s): Kora-Dur
Reward: Mace of Molag Bal
ID: DA_MolagBal
Molag Bal's shrine in Yansirramus

Quick WalkthroughEdit

  1. Talk to the statue of Molag Bal in Yansirramus.
  2. Travel to Kora-Dur.
  3. Slay the Daedroth Menta Na.
  4. Return to Yansirramus for your reward.

Detailed WalkthroughEdit

Finding the shrineEdit

Molag Bal's shrine can be found in the ruins of Yansirramus, two islands west of Tel Aruhn. Note that you may be able to access the shrine safely, but exploring any of the side chambers will likely get you attacked.

Menta Na needs to be banished from Tamriel.

The God is displeasedEdit

Molag Bal complains about one of his servants, a lazy Daedroth named Menta Na who has retreated into the caves of Kora-Dur instead of creating the usual havoc and terror. Molag Bal gives you a key and asks you to kill Menta Na to obtain his favor and a reward.

Travel to Kora-DurEdit

Kora-Dur can be found east of the stronghold of Kogoruhn, far north of the Red Mountain Crater. It is located high up on a hillside, and is rather easy to miss. The door is heavily locked (95) but fortunately you have a key.

Slay Menta NaEdit

You'll find Menta Na in the innermost chamber. Among the loot you'll find here is a Daedric Staff. Return to the shrine to receive your reward, the Mace of Molag Bal.


  • Menta Na appears only when the quest is active.


  • You may find that after you slay Menta Na and return to the statue of Molag Bal in Yansirramus, the statue will not activate to complete the quest, because you did not receive a journal entry for Menta Na's death. This can be fixed by setting quest stage 20, then re-activating the statue. ?
  • Menta Na is the only creature in the game from which you can acquire Daedra Skin. The only other places to find it are in random loot or from vendors.
  This bug is fixed by the Morrowind Patch Project. As of patch level 1.6.4, Daedra Skin can be dropped by clannfears, daedroths, hungers, ogrims, and ogrim titans.

Quest StagesEdit

The following Quest_ID and Index codes can be used with the Journal Console command to manually update the quest to a certain point.

Molag Bal's Quest (DA_MolagBal)
Index Finishes Quest Journal Entry
10 While in a Shrine to Molag Bal, the Daedric Prince spoke to me at the altar. He was angered, and I was afraid. His anger, however, was not directed at me, but rather toward one of his minions. Menta Na, a Daedroth Monarch, has grown lazy, and no longer does Molag Bal's bidding. If I kill Menta Na in his dungeon Kora-Dur, returning his soul to the Outer Realms where Molag Bal can punish him, then Molag Bal will reward me well.
20 I've killed the Daedroth Menta Na.
30 Finishes quest  I've returned to the Shrine of Molag Bal, having killed the Daedroth Monarch. Molag Bal was true to his word, and has rewarded me with his mace, the Mace of Molag Bal.