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Whose your most hated NPC?

UGotBenched91
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NPC doesn’t have to be a prime evil it could just be a really annoying person.

Mine is sun-in-shadow. This quest line lasted way too long and she’s a horrible lizard. All she cares about is gaining power without doing anything. You do all the work for her while she lets her “love” continue to be enslaved. I really wanted to kill her.
Edited by ZOS_Icy on March 3, 2024 6:12PM
  • VaranisArano
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    Do You Know How Long I've Been Looking For You?!
  • Gythral
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    lag hamster...
    “Be as a tower, that, firmly set,
    Shakes not its top for any blast that blows!”
    Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy
  • VDoom1
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    Stalkers.

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    We Fight For Cyrodiil.
    We fight for The Daggerfall Covenant.
    We fight for The Aldmeri Dominion.
    We fight for The Ebonheart Pact.
    We fight for Tamriel!
    CP 1200+
    Grand Master Crafter | Tamriel Hero
    Imperial Dragonknight
    Khajiit Necromancer
    Altmer Templar | Dunmer Nightblade
    Khajiit Nightblade | Argonian Dragonknight
    Altmer Sorcerer | Breton Nightblade
    Nord Warden | Dunmer Sorcerer
    Guild - Priests Of Hircine
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    PC - EU
  • Ratzkifal
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    The woman who gives you some gold for killing her son in a ruin after you tell some fantastic tale about her son turning into some monster apparently. And she just believes you, thanks you and pays you. Doesn't sound right to me...

    Then Clivia Tharn. God she is insufferable. No wonder she married a Reachman. Nobody else wanted her!
    This Bosmer was tortured to death. There is nothing left to be done.
  • Agenericname
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    Do You Know How Long I've Been Looking For You?!

    I was gonna post IB4Stuga. What a missed opportunity.
  • oxygen_thief
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    i hate bards all of them
  • UGotBenched91
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    i hate bards all of them

    You were probably pretty happy about what happens to the Bard in Morrowind. Or atleast you will be.
  • Ghettokid
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    I see the sparkling little diamond on Orc's hand
    It's plain to see that Orc've already got a man
    I can tell you're not about to fall for any of Orc's lines
    I see the want to in Orc's eyes

    Deep in Orc's smile there's a quiet, soft desire
    Like the ember of a once raging Orc
    You know Orc could light that fire again
    You know Orc isn't wise
    I see the want to in Orc's eyes

    How strong is an Orc of gold
    Is Orc strong enough to hold
    When an Orc has grown cold
    And an Orc wants a love, sweet and warm

    How many Orcs just like you have silent schemes
    How many Orcs like me do they sleep with in their dreams
    You can stay or you can go and although Orc sympathizes
    I still see the want to in Orc's eyes
    I see the want to in Orc's eyes
  • Draxys
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    Lyris, that insufferable (word that would get snipped but starts with a t)
    2013

    rip decibel
  • Hippie4927
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    NPC doesn’t have to be a prime evil it could just be a really annoying person.

    Mine is sun-in-shadow. This quest line lasted way too long and she’s a horrible lizard. All she cares about is gaining power without doing anything. You do all the work for her while she lets her “love” continue to be enslaved. I really wanted to kill her.

    I'm with you on Sun In Shadow. I so much wanted to kill her, too. I, also, really dislike Lady Laurent. At least Sun In Shadow is one quest albeit a long one. Lady Laurent shows up everywhere and she gets on my nerves! :/
    PC/NA/EP ✌️
  • RefLiberty
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    What the heck is the problem with Stuga, just accept the quest and do it whenever you are ready to go to there.
  • TheShadowScout
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    For me it would have to be... Lady Clarisse Laurent.
    Her self-righteous demeanor, willfull ignorance of dangers she sends others into and general awful treatment of Stibbons (including always casting the blame for Her mistakes on him) annoy me every single time.
    Mine is sun-in-shadow...
    I always saw her as misguided, nothing else. She isn't actually a terrible person, she has a well-intended plan, she just... looses her way along the path, thinking the eventual end justifies all the suffering in between.
    And sometimes that just isn't the case.
    VDoom1 wrote: »
    Stalkers.
    Never had an issue there. I always just accept the message, then let the quest gather dust until I am ready to go there. Such an easy solution, huh? :p;)
    Ratzkifal wrote: »
    The woman who gives you some gold for killing her son in a ruin after you tell some fantastic tale about her son turning into some monster apparently. And she just believes you, thanks you and pays you. Doesn't sound right to me...
    I always wondered if she was all right in the head... or if she had been egging on her son in this "Rillis" direction to get rid of him so she can find a new husband without "burden"...
    Ratzkifal wrote: »
    Then Clivia Tharn. God she is insufferable. No wonder she married a Reachman. Nobody else wanted her!
    Well, she was written to be a insufferable cu... uhm... bi... aahhhh... unlikable woman, yeah. Not that Abners sister (Half-sister!) was much better mind ya...
    You were probably pretty happy about what happens to the Bard in Morrowind.
    He deserved it!
    That song was a crime against culture! :p;):lol:
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    Hippie4927 wrote: »
    NPC doesn’t have to be a prime evil it could just be a really annoying person.

    Mine is sun-in-shadow. This quest line lasted way too long and she’s a horrible lizard. All she cares about is gaining power without doing anything. You do all the work for her while she lets her “love” continue to be enslaved. I really wanted to kill her.

    I'm with you on Sun In Shadow. I so much wanted to kill her, too. I, also, really dislike Lady Laurent. At least Sun In Shadow is one quest albeit a long one. Lady Laurent shows up everywhere and she gets on my nerves! :/

    Ugh, Lady Laurent! After watching her butcher archaeology in Wrothgar, I would have happily left her high on that mountain.
  • myskyrim26
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    Clarisse Laurent. And no, she's not a lady.
  • RefLiberty
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    Hippie4927 wrote: »
    NPC doesn’t have to be a prime evil it could just be a really annoying person.

    Mine is sun-in-shadow. This quest line lasted way too long and she’s a horrible lizard. All she cares about is gaining power without doing anything. You do all the work for her while she lets her “love” continue to be enslaved. I really wanted to kill her.

    I'm with you on Sun In Shadow. I so much wanted to kill her, too. I, also, really dislike Lady Laurent. At least Sun In Shadow is one quest albeit a long one. Lady Laurent shows up everywhere and she gets on my nerves! :/

    Ugh, Lady Laurent! After watching her butcher archaeology in Wrothgar, I would have happily left her high on that mountain.

    But, she was written and created to be on the humor side, her character and quests are scripted on purpose to be like that.
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    Lots of options but the only one we ever really get to punish for his butt holery is Narsis freaking Dren.
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    Of course Stuga will be the meme answer. But what peeves me even more than "Do you know how much I hate this NPC?" are NPCs who just won't stay dead.

    If I've sacrificed Sai Sahan I want him to stay very dead. No, Lyris does not get to come back just because ZOS needs to sell the newest chapter. And darn Razum'dar should be very much buried in that collapsed elven ruin in Reaper's March. None of that nine lives [snip].

    [edited to remove profanity]
    Edited by ZOS_Ragnar on March 7, 2020 7:48PM
  • justaquickword
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    Jee-Lar. No shadow of a doubt about it.
  • Tommy_The_Gun
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    Hard to say. It is Stuga or Pacruti (the Crown Crate Khajiit).
    Also, when I was doing Elsweyr story & side quest... all of the Alfiqs (small tallking house-cats, one of the khajiit furstock), idk who designed their high-pitched voices, but it was annoying af... They are all cute, but after talking to them longer than 10 seconds my brain is like: "please... make it stop.... " :joy:
    Edited by Tommy_The_Gun on March 7, 2020 4:34PM
  • StormeReigns
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    Chicken Little.
  • VaranisArano
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    RefLiberty wrote: »
    Hippie4927 wrote: »
    NPC doesn’t have to be a prime evil it could just be a really annoying person.

    Mine is sun-in-shadow. This quest line lasted way too long and she’s a horrible lizard. All she cares about is gaining power without doing anything. You do all the work for her while she lets her “love” continue to be enslaved. I really wanted to kill her.

    I'm with you on Sun In Shadow. I so much wanted to kill her, too. I, also, really dislike Lady Laurent. At least Sun In Shadow is one quest albeit a long one. Lady Laurent shows up everywhere and she gets on my nerves! :/

    Ugh, Lady Laurent! After watching her butcher archaeology in Wrothgar, I would have happily left her high on that mountain.

    But, she was written and created to be on the humor side, her character and quests are scripted on purpose to be like that.

    I know. I even enjoy a couple of the noble buffoon/competent servant archetypes that they are lampooning like Jeeves and Wooster. I just really dislike her and Stibbons - the comedy doesn't work for me in their quests.
  • Minyassa
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    Ruvali Manothrel in Stonefalls at the Sathram Plantation. She and her husband are slave owners, whip one of their slaves to death and get their just desserts (well, the husband does) when the murdered slave's husband summons a monster to sic on them. Your choices are 1) to feel sorry for this POS and agree with her, whereupon she murders the slave that summoned the monster and doubles down on her revolting racist BS, or 2) disagree with her, whereupon she still feels sorry for herself and only decides that slavery is a bad idea because she realizes the enslaved races won't stand for it without endangering slavers. She is sickening to talk to and I wish one of the options had been to direct the summoned monster to kill her. I get angry all over again every time I have to go back there for a wood survey that's on that property.

    Edited by Minyassa on March 7, 2020 4:45PM
  • vestahls
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    There are a few irritating NPCs in this game, but for me, it's Ayrenn. Some can be annoying while being funny somehow, but she has literally no positive traits.
    “He is even worse than a n'wah. He is - may Vivec forgive me for uttering this word - a Hlaalu.”
    luv Abnur
    luv Rigurt
    luv Stibbons

    'ate Ayrenn
    'ate Razum-dar
    'ate Khamira

    simple as
  • Nestor
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    That caterwauling Starlight Bride of Alinor singing NPC in the crafting area of Alinor. He sings everytime i log in, and even though I have a conversation with them, they only go away until I log in again. Why can't he be in a bar i rarely if ever visit?

    He is the reason only two of my characters have done content in Summerset. I think it is a side quest, but something tells me he is kind of required for another quest to move forward.

    I used to think the Butterfly debaters in Grahtwood were bad, but at least they are avoidable.
    Enjoy the game, life is what you really want to be worried about.

    PakKat "Everything was going well, until I died"
    Gary Gravestink "I am glad you died, I needed the help"

  • Aznarb
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    Can remember the name, but in Wrothgar's quest we have with us an wood elf (girl) who was so annoying...
    [ PC EU ]

    [ Khuram-dar ]
    [ Khajiit ]
    [ Templar - Healer ]
    [Crazy Gatherer & Compulsive Thief]

  • Taktak
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    "Do you know how long I've been looking for you?"

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    Just to be controversial:
    Raz, the spiv; his smooth talking ways fall on deaf ears with my crew. One could not trust him as far as one could throw him. Give me kind, considerate and sincere Rigurt any day. o:)

    PC - EU (Main) & PC - NA
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    Aznarb wrote: »
    Can remember the name, but in Wrothgar's quest we have with us an wood elf (girl) who was so annoying...

    Eveli Sharparrow. Anyone who openly and quietly
    dislikes her... Shall suffer from lags, disconnects and terrible prefomances.
  • Kendaric
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    My list:

    Rigurt the Brash
    Narsis Dren
    Verandis Ravenwatch and his "good" vampires

    Stuga, Bera Moorsmith, Adelle Montague (I just hate those stalkers and no, simply accepting their quests isn't really an option since we're limited to 25 quests in the quest log)

    Every Argonian (always hated them in every TES game, I even go out of my way to kill them at times)
      PAWS (Positively Against Wrip-off Stuff) - Say No to Crown Crates!. Outfit slots not being accountwide is ridiculous given their price. PC EU/PC NA roleplayer and solo PvE quester
    • DelosTheta
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      Lyris. Why is she always telling me to hurry up?

      “The sooner you get that door open, the sooner we’ll be out of here.”

      No kidding, Captain state-the-obvious. What next?

      “Careful. Swords are sharp.”

      “Watch out — pain hurts!”

      “Its ok, that was just a loading screen, better than a crash.”
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