How to kill Orchendor

#1happyheathen77Posted 5/18/2012 7:19:36 PM
I, like many of you it seems, was having a lot of trouble killing Orchendor, but I found a way, and a fairly easy one at that. When you get to the dwarven centurion a little ways before him don't kill him!! Do whatever you can to get past him and run away until he loses interest. You might stumble into a batch of spiders, but keep running until you're not being chased anymore. If you want, at this point you can go back and deal with the spiders, but still keep the big guy alive. Now, once you get to Orchendor, just go up enough to get his attention, and as soon as he sees you, run away, he's fairly persistent as far as chasing goes. Sprint past the Centurion with Orchy in tow, and keep going. It's best if you can drop down into the water, but as long as you can get the centurion off you you're fine, because then the centurion will turn around and start beating on Orchendor. Just chill out and nibble on a sweetroll until you see the quest update pop up, then go loot Orchendor, and kill or avoid the centurion as you see fit.
#2CarefreeDudePosted 5/18/2012 8:27:05 PM
Or you could just use a ward.
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#3NaberuPosted 5/19/2012 12:40:49 AM
Eh?

I sneaked from pillar to pillar at his location and managed to slit his throat when he turns his back to me.
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#4DocWilyPosted 5/19/2012 12:56:35 AM
Hit him with your sword until he dies. Arrows are schwarbage and magic is for little girls.
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#5Blitz4532Posted 5/19/2012 3:11:32 AM
Who is Orchendor again? I've killed lot's of people in this game and can't remember every single one.
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#6DocWilyPosted 5/19/2012 3:25:45 AM
Blitz4532 posted...
Who is Orchendor again? I've killed lot's of people in this game and can't remember every single one.

He's Google.
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#7Blitz4532Posted 5/19/2012 4:11:50 AM
Fine, no need to be snarky about it.
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#8CarefreeDudePosted 5/19/2012 6:49:26 AM
I admit, I had to google to know who he was. I almost said, "Just do the peryite quest and get spellbreaker"
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#9SlakrPosted 5/19/2012 9:48:39 AM

From: CarefreeDude | #008
I admit, I had to google to know who he was. I almost said, "Just do the peryite quest and get spellbreaker"


Well, that is the only way to kill him.

It's been a while since I did that quest (on my first play through, in fact, so a long while). I was using a dual-wielding Altmer tank (LH dagger and RH sword, heavy armor), and probably just hack-n-slashed until he died.
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#10HighpitchsoloPosted 5/19/2012 5:33:51 PM
I think I shot him with one or two arrows and he died.