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Ketill Kolbjarnarson was raised as an orphan in Skjern he will join the hird as a hunter after Something To Prove is finished. Unlike all other party members who join the party, he and Nefja can't be sent away when you open the party management screen upon talking to Skallagrim or when you start the second act.

In-game description[]

Buried Past[]

At the end of of his personal quest Buried Past, he learns his origins. As a result, he wants to change his surname. By picking the first option, his surname will be Lachlansson. By picking the second, it will change to mac Lachlian. Or you can choose a byname instead:

  • West-man
  • Bow-swayer
  • the Keen
  • the Wolf
  • Good-cheer
  • the Handsome

Default stats[]

When Ketill joins the party, he has the following statistics. As such, he can become a great archer who could be decently skilled with knives or spears as well if enemies engage him in melee combat.

Ketill Kolbjarnarson - Default Stats and Equipment
Stat Points
Strength 3
Endurance 4
Finesse 6
Perception 10
Sense 6
Skill points 51
Ketill's Clothes
Main hand set 1
Willow bow
Off-hand set 1
Main hand set 2
Off-hand set 2
Utility slot 1
Utility slot 2
Utility slot 3
Weapon skills
Skill Rank
Axe 0
Bow 2
Dane-axe 0
Knife 1
Shield 0
Sling 0
Spear 0
Sword 0
Unnarmed 0
Offensive skills
Skill Rank
Anticipate Opening 0
Charge 0
Cripple 1
Dual-wielding 0
Feint 0
Interrupt 1
Rebuke 1
Stun 0
Throw 0
Passive skills
Skill Rank
Adrenaline Junkie 0
Avenger 0
Backstabber 0
Blood Thirsty 0
Dodge 0
Evade 0
Fencer 0
Fortune Favoured 0
Good Patient 0
Hardened 0
Keen Eye 0
Lone Wolf 0
Low Profile 0
Night Owl 0
Nimble 0
Opportunist 0
Point Blank 0
Powerful Kick 0
Quick Feet 0
Relentless 0
Sexist 0
Sharpshooter 0
Sneak Attack 0
Steady Hands 0
Stone Fist 0
Strider 0
Thick Skin 0
Walk Your Shots 0
Support skills
Skill Rank
Benediction 0
Galder 0
Healing 0
Leadership 0
Protect 0
Snaring 0
Spot Traps 1
Tactical Move 1
Taunt 0
Witchcraft 0
Utility skills
Skill Rank
Armoursmithing 0
Artisan 0
Crafting 0
Constitution 0
Cooking 0
Diplomacy 0
Guarding 0
Heavy Sleeper 0
Hunting 2
Preserving 0
Repairing 0
Scouting 0
Tinkering 0


When Ketill receives a critical hit, he will sometimes say: it's just a "flesh wound". This a common reference to the Black Knight in Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

Recruitable characters
Aife Asleifr Grimvardarson Eydis Asulfsdottir Gunnarr the Peaceful Ketill Kolbjarnarson Morcant Nefja Holmunardottir Roskva the Black