Morrowind:Kidnapped by Cultists

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Save a poor Redguard woman from uncertain fate and reunite her with her husband.
Quest Giver: Sason on the road south of Khuul, or Malexa at Ashalmawia
Location(s): Ashalmawia
Reward: 200 gold
Reputation Gain: +5 Redoran Faction Reputation
ID: MV_CultistVictim
Sason and Malexa reunited at last

Quick Walkthrough[edit]

  1. Encounter Sason on the road south of Khuul or Find Malexa in the Daedric Shrine of Ashalmawia.
  2. Escort Malexa back to meet with Sason.

Detailed Walkthrough[edit]

Kidnapped by Cultists[edit]

Southeast of Khuul you will find Sason along the road who will tell you that he has lost his wife, Malexa, who was abducted by cultists. He suspects that the cultists are nearby and indeed they are, hiding in the Ashalmawia Shrine to the west.

Malexa can be found in a locked/trapped door near the altar area. Kill the cultists to clear the way and speak to her to escort her back to her husband. The reward is 200 gold and a faction increase with House Redoran.


  • You can also start this quest if you encounter Malexa without having first met Sason.
  • It is possible to complete the quest by ordering Malexa to follow you, then order her to wait, and then go to speak with Sason to get the reward. They don't have to be anywhere near each other.
  • If you turn down either Malexa's or Sason's requests for help, you lose five points of House Redoran reputation.
  • If Malexa dies during the quest, Sason is understandably distraught. You don't receive the gold, although you do still receive three points of House Redoran reputation.

Quest Stages[edit]

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

Kidnapped by Cultists (MV_CultistVictim)
Index Finishes Quest Journal Entry
10 I encountered a distraught traveler east of Ald Velothi. He was a Redguard named Sason, and he believes his wife was kidnapped by cultists.
15 While exploring a shrine near Ald Velothi, I happened upon a woman named Malexa who had been taken prisoner by the cultists. She worries that they have some ritual sacrifice planned for her.
20 Sason tells me that his wife, Malexa, has been taken by some evil cultists. They cast Sason into a sorcerous sleep, and when he awoke, Malexa was gone. He is certain they have taken her to perform some unholy ritual.
30 Sason would like me to rescue his wife, Malexa, from the hands of the cultists who have kidnapped her. He says he can reward me with only 200 septims, but I will gain some favor with House Redoran, of which he is a member.
35 Malexa has begged me to help her escape from the Molag Bal cultists and return her to her husband, Sason. Perhaps he will have some reward for me if I can do this.
40 I have agreed to try and rescue Malexa from the cultists who have taken her. I can only imagine they have taken her to a nearby shrine and are planning on performing some sort of sacrifice with her. Sason believes there's a shrine west of here.
45 I have agreed to try and help Malexa escape from her kidnappers. I don't want to think about what they have planned for this young woman. She believes her husband is east of the shrine.
46 ☑Finishes quest I have decided not to try and rescue Malexa from the cultists. I have no need to get involved in this issue.
50 I am leading Malexa back to her husband. The shrine in which she is being held is one to Molag Bal, and is extremely well guarded.
100 ☑Finishes quest I was able to rescue Malexa and reunite her with Sason. Luckily, the Molag Bal cultists had not had adequately prepared for the ritual sacrifice. The couple seemed overjoyed to be reunited, and Sason rewarded me well. He also swore to let my deeds be known to House Redoran.
110 ☑Finishes quest I returned to Sason after the unfortunate death of Malexa. He was devastated, but appreciated my attempt to help her.