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|Quest||Battlehorn Castle (quest)|
|Location||Battlehorn Castle (place)|
|Items||Battlehorn Castle Items|
|Released||October 15, 2007|
|Patch||1.1.511 or higher|
|CS||Version 1.2 (or hex edit the esm file)|
|For problems related to installation, see Installation Issues|
- Defeat the attacking marauders and become lord of Battlehorn Castle, located in the Colovian Highlands west of Chorrol. The castle has private quarters, a grand dining hall, wine cellar, barracks, training room, and – most importantly – a few hidden passages and dark secrets. —Official Summary
- A fully detailed castle for you to explore, located west of Chorrol in the Colovian Highlands.
- Men-At-Arms patrol the castle and do your bidding.
- A blacksmith lives on the grounds with his wolf-dog.
- Secret treasure vault.
- Upgrade the furnishings in every area of the castle.
- Hire a chef to give you food and drinks.
- Hire a maid to give you food and drinks and follow you around.
- Hire a vintner to create special wines to enhance your fighting abilities.
- Hire a combat trainer to spar with.
- Hire a taxidermist to craft lifelike trophies for your great hall.
- Purchase an ancient Dwemer Forge that buffs your Armorer skill.
- Nilphas Omellian, an Apprentice of Mercantile with 2,000 gold, is added to the Merchant's Inn in the Market District of the Imperial City.
 Main New Content
- Battlehorn Castle, a new home geared towards fighters.
- A quest to earn the new castle and a second quest for items.
- Several new items.
- New Wines to improve your fighting skills.
- Trophy Room to exhibit your hunting trophies.
- Three exclusive creatures.
- Although it was originally promoted by making it available as a free download, after two weeks it was changed to a standard, for-purchase plug-in.
- This plug-in was originally identified as "Dragonfire Castle" and rumors of its development appeared in some game magazines in summer 2006, more than a year before it was officially confirmed by Bethesda. The long period of time before the plug-in's release led to speculation that Dragonfire Castle had been canceled or even that it had been a hoax. Evidence of the original name can still be found in the construction set, where the editor names of several doors within the castle (particularly in the East Wing) contain the word "Dragonfire".
- Since it was not included in the Knights of the Nine retail disc, Fighter's Stronghold was not translated and is the only official add-on available solely in English.
- Pre-Release Content — Shots from the plug-in prior to its release.
- The Mystic Emporium page bugs section describes a fairly serious bug affecting that shop when this plug-in is installed.