Dragonborn:Thirsk Mead Hall
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|# of Zones||1|
|Respawn Time||10 days|
|Console Location Code(s)|
|South of Skaal Village|
|# of Forges/Anvils||1|
|# of Cooking Pots/Spits||2|
Thirsk Mead Hall is a mead hall located south of Skaal Village.
 Related Quests
- Retaking Thirsk: Help Bujold the Unworthy retake Thirsk Mead Hall.
- The Chief of Thirsk Hall: Help out a Riekling Chief at Thirsk Mead Hall.
These people only reside here if you help the Nords retake the hall.
* Appears a few days after completing the quest Retaking Thirsk.
 When the rieklings are in residence
 When the Nords Retake the Hall
The exterior of the hall stays the same excluding all the riekling structures, fencing etc. are removed. The forge is available for use. Even Bilgemuck's open pen area is removed, although he still stays within the pen area.
 Thisk Mead Hall When rieklings are in residence
The first time you enter Thirsk Mead Hall the rieklings are still occupying it. You will enter into a large room that is full of barrels, crates, boxes, sacks and plenty of large bones. The center of the room is slightly sunken with a few steps down from the rest of the room. The furniture has all been moved around and is being used for anything but their intended purpose. There are barrels to both the left and right of you as you enter. Immediately in front of you on the left is a stack of barrels with a chair stuck half way up. You descend the steps past more barrels and a riekling hut on your right. In front of you the fire pit is lit with riekling spears forming fencing at either end. Behind the fire pit at the other end of the room is a throne, where the chief sits. On your left there are tables jumbled and stack together with chairs thrown in for good measure. Following the left side of the fire pit you will have a few stairs on your left after the tables leading up to another riekling hut to the right of this are more tables, chairs and barrels stacked together. It the northwest corner of the room is a bench that has been knocked over.
Starting again from the entrance but following the right hand side of the fire pit, after you pass the hut and some more barrels and a bench that are stacked. Up the stairs on the right are two more riekling huts with barrels and other furniture stack around them.
At the far end of the hall from the entrance there is more stack furniture, barrels, etc. On the left side are five bottles of ashfire mead on the floor in front of yet another hut with the mead brewing vat behind it knocked over on an angle and to the right of this in the center is the throne previously seen. The chief can speak limited language, but far better than the other rieklings. He wants you to perform several "quests" for them-see The Chief of Thirsk Hall for details. The throne is in front of steps up to the slightly higher level and is in front of a doorway to another smaller room.
In this second room there are two riekling huts, one in the southwest corner and the other in the northeast corner of the room. In the southeast corner are all the beds stack in a big pile. More barrels, tables, chairs and bones are scattered everywhere.
 Thisk Mead Hall When the Nords Retake the Hall
Upon entering after completing the quest, the hall has been cleaned and cleared of the riekling trash and structures. You will find numerous barrels, tables and chairs around the room. There are a total of twenty-six bottles of Black Briar reserve. Through the center of the room is a long fire pit and at the far end are two mead brewing vats. There are four tables filled with food in addition to the bottles of Black Briar reserve, one against the west wall on a raised area to the left. On this table is two jugs, four goblets, two plates, two loaves of bread, a venison chop, horse haunch, four rabbit haunches, a joint of venison. On the table against the east wall is two loaves of bread, a rabbit haunch and a goblet. On the table at the end of the fire pit, closest to the entrance is two jugs, four goblets, two plates, a venison chop, a horse haunch, two loaves of bread, a joint of venison, four rabbit haunches and a mammoth cheese bowl. Finally on the table at the other end of the fire pit is a jug, pot of honey, a bowl, four goblets, two plates, a venison joint, a venison chop, two loaves of bread, a horse haunch and four rabbit haunches. There are two cooking spits, one on either side of the fire pit.
At the far end of the hall to the south, is a bedroom containing a table with two barrels of mead on top, along with two loaves of bread, a rabbit haunch and a goblet. There are five single beds in this room and a couple of small wooden tables near them.
|Quest Giver||Giver Location||Quest||Objective(s)||Requirement|
|Elmus||Thirsk Mead Hall||Elmus Favor Quest (berries): Retrieve some juniper berries for Elmus.||
|Bujold's Retreat||Elmus Favor Quest (mead): Retrieve one bottle of Ashfire Mead for Elmus.||
||Thirsk not reclaimed, Elmus is alive|
|Halbarn Iron-Fur||Thirsk Mead Hall||Halbarn Favor Quest: Find some crafting materials for Halbarn Iron-Fur.||
|Hilund||Thirsk Mead Hall||Hilund Favor Quest: Find fifty Riekling spears for Hilund.||
- After the Nords have taken Thirsk Mead Hall, Rieklings will try to retake it. They will appear in groups both outside and inside the hall.
- This location also appeared in the Bloodmoon expansion for Morrowind.
- Rieklings may continue to spawn repeatedly, even after Retaking Thirsk is completed.
- This bug is fixed by version 1.0.1 of the Unofficial Dragonborn Patch.