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Mulush gro-Shugurz
(RefID: 000198FF)
Home City Markarth
House Smelter Overseer's House
Race Orc Gender Male
Level 6 Class Warrior
RefID 000198FF BaseID 000133A9
Other Information
Health 50 Magicka 50
Stamina 50
Class Details CombatWarrior1H
Morality No Crime Aggression Unaggressive
Voice Type MaleOrc
Faction(s) CrimeFactionReach; MS02VictimsFaction; TownMarkarthFaction
Mulush gro-Shugurz

Mulush gro-Shugurz, an Orc warrior, is the smelter overseer in Markarth. He lives in the Smelter Overseer's House. He's unpopular with the workers for being too strict. Urzoga gra-Shugurz is his sister.

He gets up at 6am and has a one-hour breakfast. He then heads outside to the smelter to oversee and bark at the workers for the next 12 hours, taking one-hour breaks at noon and 5pm to return home and eat meals. At 7pm, he heads home for the day and relaxes until he goes to bed at midnight.

He wears miner's clothes and a pair of boots. He wields an iron mace and carries a key to his house and some common gold and loot.

Related QuestsEdit


When you converse with Mulush for the first time, he'll remark:

"You're not one of my workers. What are you doing here?"
Nothing. Looking around.
"Well then, look. Look all you want. And when you're done looking, maybe we can get some work done."
One of your workers?
"You hard of hearing? I run this smelter. And I'm late meeting our silver quota. What do you want?"
I'm looking into the market attack.
"Oh, yes. Weylin. Bastard could have at least gone crazy after we made our silver quota."

When greeted:

"I oversee Markarth Smelter. Worker gets out of line, I get him back in line."
"These workers. Always complaining. Always excuses."
"If a man has time to complain, he has time to work."
"Shipment of silver this month is behind. Nepos is to blame, not me."
"I tell Thonar I can only smelt what Nepos and his miners dig up."

When spoken to:

Do you own this smelter?
"What? No. Thonar Silver-Blood owns it. He owns everything in Markarth. But he hands all the paperwork over to Nepos the Nose to finish. That old man's back is heavy with burden."
What do you know about the Forsworn?
"Every other day, seems one of the laborers runs off in the hills saying he'll join the Forsworn. You don't like the Nords? Fine. But pledging your whole life to killing them? That's just dumb."


He can often be seen barking at his workers:

Mulush: "Careful. You spill one drop of silver, I'm taking it out of your hide."
Omluag: "I'm being as careful as I can."
Mulush: "Did you just talk back to me? I'm not paid to listen. I'm paid to keep you working. Now work."

Omluag: "Mulush, we need a break. The heat from the smelter is too much."
Mulush: "Are you complaining? Work. If you have strength to whine, you have strength to smelt."

Mulush: "I could smelt metal in half the time as you weak-willed pink-skins. Do I have to do everything?"
Hathrasil: "No Mulush. I'll work harder."

Mulush: "I don't want any of you thieving workers even thinking about stealing any silver. If I see you sneaking off with even one speck of silver, I'll break your leg and throw you into the river."
Hathrasil: "Yes, Mulush."

Quest-Related DialogueEdit

A Few Words with YouEdit

Omluag will complain about Mulush and will ask you to talk to him. When you approach Mulush:

I want you to leave Omluag alone.
"What? Are you telling me how to treat my workers? Do you have any idea how much metal the Silver-Blood family wants us to smelt?"
Option Dialogue Reaction
You're working him to death. Lay off.
Passed: "All right, all right. You sound like a damn Legion officer, but I get it. I'll give him a break. This better not hurt our quota."
Failed: "I'm in charge of the smelter. Not you. So why don't you lay off?"
Passed: Return to Omluag
Failed: Nothing
Maybe we can come to an understanding.
Passed: "I guess I can spare him a few beatings. Deal."
Failed: "The only thing I understand is you bothering you [sic]."
Passed: Return to Omluag
Failed: Nothing
Then we do this the hard way.
Passed: "Wait. You win. I'll ease off on the beatings, just leave me alone."
Brawl: "Think you can mess with an Orc of the Reach? Let's go." (Start a brawl)
  • Victory: "Damn outsider. Why couldn't you just mind your own business?"
    • Leave Omluag alone. This is my final warning.
    • "All right. I'll lay off him. Just leave."
  • Failure: (Nothing)
Passed: Return to Omluag
Failed: Brawl
Fine. Forget I asked. "Idiot." Nothing

The Forsworn ConspiracyEdit

When you're investigating Weylin for Eltrys, you can ask Mulush about him:

I had questions about Weylin.
"Whatever you want to know, I don't care. I run a smelter. That's it."
Option Dialogue Reaction
You must know something.
Passed: "Fine. I did notice something odd last time we handed out the pay. Little extra slip of paper for Weylin. Took it right to his room after he got it."
Failed: "No. I don't."
Passed: Continue investigation
Failed: Nothing
Do you care about money?
Passed: "For that amount, I can. Fine. I did notice something odd last time we handed out the pay. Little extra slip of paper for Weylin. Took it right to his room after he got it."
Failed: "No."
Passed: Continue investigation
Failed: Nothing
You better start caring.
Passed: "Hold, on there. I think I just remembered something. The last time we handed out pay. Little extra slip of paper for Weylin. Took it right to his room."
Failed: "Haven't up until now."
Passed: Continue investigation
Failed: Nothing
Fine, forget it. "Hmph." Nothing

You can now ask him if he has the key to Weylin's room:

Do you have the keys to Weylin's room?
"You want Garvey. He handles the keys for the Warrens. About the only thing that disease-riddled native is good for."

Unused DialogueEdit

Mulush has unused dialogue tied to a quest he was once meant to partake in. This dialogue can only be found in the game's DialogueViews files, and not the Creation Kit.


This quest, despite its name, is actually related to The Forsworn Conspiracy. Originally, Eltrys was meant to give you the names of three people he suspected of having Forsworn ties, and Omluag would be among them:

"Omluag, Uaile, and Ildene are all involved. They must be waiting for the Forsworn to come so they help somehow. Figure out what they're up to. I'll pay you for any information you can find."

All three of these people could then be investigated. If you went to investigate Omluag, you would come across a note in his room in the Warrens, which contained a plan to blow up the smelter at which he works. One of your options would've been to bring the note to Mulush:

You might be interested in this note I found in Omluag's room.
"What's this? Why that rotten, lazy Reachman. I'll have his legs for this."

It's unknown what the consequences of doing so would've been.