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 Quick Walkthrough
- Return to Caius in Balmora to receive your orders.
- Travel up to the Urshilaku Camp, east of Khuul.
- Meet with Zabamund and then Sul-Matuul.
- Retrieve the Bonebiter Bow for Sul-Matuul from the Urshilaku Burial Caverns.
- Return to Sul-Matuul and receive permission to speak with Nibani Maesa.
- Meet with Nibani Maesa for her opinions on the Nerevarine Prophecies.
 Detailed Walkthrough
 Orders from Caius
The proverbial plot has thickened significantly by this point as Caius gives you a decoded copy of the original package you delivered to him, revealing that the Emperor intends to use you to fulfill the Nerevarine Prophecies, ensuring that things go his way. Caius will give you 200 gold and instructions to see Somutis Vunnis and Crulius Pontanian at Moonmoth Legion Fort (they are in the chapel and the services hall, respectively) before heading up to see the leaders of the Nerevarine Cult at Urshilaku Camp, Sul-Matuul, and Nibani Maesa. You can skip the visit to Moonmoth Legion Fort (just east of Balmora) if you don't need any useful scrolls and potions, but they can be very handy at low levels (talk to Crulius and Somutis about essential supplies to receive the items).
 Visit the Urshilaku Camp
The camp is quite far, up on the northern coast of Vvardenfell (it should be marked on your in-game map at this point). You could just walk north through the foyadas, but the journey may be dangerous due to, among other things, large numbers of cliffracers. It is not too far depending on how many dungeons and towns you stop at along the way (of course, this is half the fun, or perhaps more). The quickest way is to take the silt strider or the guild guide from Balmora to Ald'ruhn, and, from there, take the silt strider to either Khuul or Maar Gan. The camp is a little way east from Khuul and north from Maar Gan. The journey from Khuul is shorter and safer, though there are almost no places of interest along the way.
The camp is small, so be careful not to miss it. The Ashlanders are not particularly friendly but if you remember what Hassour told you about giving thoughtful gifts (items, persuasion, bribes), you will make inroads into Urshilaku society easily. The hunters outside the yurts (huts) accept Trama Root, while Tussurradad accepts kwama eggs. Alternatively, a simple charm spell or a bribe of 100 gold will work on anybody (depending on your Speechcraft skill, 10 gold might work as well). After receiving their gift, the residents will direct you to speak with Zabamund in his yurt. Once you receive his permission you may then speak with Sul-Matuul.
 Meet with Zabamund
To speak with Zabamund you must raise your disposition with him to around 70 or higher first. When answering his question, a humble, honest answer will do the most in assuring him of your sincerity and seriousness. With this, Zabamund sends you to the Ashkhan's yurt to speak with Sul-Matuul. Alternatively, you can find out from Zabamund that his clan considers it honorable to give a gift of money, so you can offer a 200 gold tribute without bothering to raise his disposition.
 Meet with Sul-Matuul
Fortunately, once you reach Sul-Matuul you have no need to raise his disposition as he will talk with you straight away. As an outlander, Matuul is unsure of your intentions, and requires you to pass an initiation rite in order to be adopted into the Urshilaku Tribe as a Clanfriend. You are asked to travel to the Urshilaku Burial Caverns and retrieve the Bonebiter Bow of Sul-Senipul, the weapon of his father. Upon returning with the bow, you will have proven your worth to the tribe. Directions to the caverns are given, but can be rather confusing. Head south-southeast from the camp for a short distance (the caverns are at -21650, 136400, 890 using the
TDT command in the console; if you reach Abinabi cave, go east). Note that the actual name of the caverns is Urshilaku, Astral Burial (the chamber where you enter the caverns).
 Urshilaku Burial Chamber
The caverns are larger than most of the tombs scattered throughout the island, and filled with skeletons and cave rats. Go through the Astral Burial chamber (the entrance area) into the Karma Burial, and then enter the Laterus Burial. You may visit the various chambers at each stage, but your goal lies within the Juno Burial, found at the top of the spiral. At the far end of this chamber you encounter the Wraith of Sul-Senipul who carries (but, of course, doesn't use) the Bonebiter Bow of Sul-Senipul you must retrieve.
 Return to Sul-Matuul
Returning to Sul-Matuul at the Urshilaku Camp, he congratulates you on completing the initiation rite and names you Clanfriend of the Ashlanders, thereby permitting you to talk to Nibani Maesa. As a bonus, you get to keep the bow and rest in any bed in the camp, although he prohibits you from stealing from any other member of your new faction.
 Meet with Nibani
Nibani is in the Wise Woman's Yurt and has lots of very important answers regarding the prophecy. When she has finished, ask her if you pass the test. It seems that although you are not the Nerevarine, you are one who may become the Nerevarine. In order to know more, Nibani asks you to find the lost prophecies and bring them to her, so that she may guide you better. She also gives you a copy of The Stranger and The Seven Visions relating to the Nerevarine Prophecy. You can return to Caius for your next assignment.
- There is a large amount of loot in the caverns. See Urshilaku Burial Caverns for details.
- If you discovered the cave prior to the quest and killed the Wraith of Sul-Senipul without taking the bow (or lost the bow in some other way), you will be unable to complete this quest normally, as his corpse will disappear after the usual 3 days. PC users can give themselves the bow with the console command:
AddItem bonebiter_bow_unique 1.
- You can enter the Wise Woman's yurt immediately upon arriving in the camp, and get her to talk to you by raising her disposition. However, this may result in some dialogue options not being available since it is out of sequence with the quest.
- In the cavern, don't forget to take the Magebane on a mummy at the top of the spiral.
 Quest Stages
These Codes can be used along with the
Journal Console Command and Quest ID given within the chart to update the quest to a certain point.
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