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Morcant is a brother from the Monkwearmouth monastery who can join the adventures when the thegn meets him in Northumbria during Parsley Sage Rosemary Thyme. In case you would like to recruit him, you have to side with the villagers and drive out the marooned merchants from Mercia. If the player characters doesn't have high Sense, he is the only character who can translate the inscription from the stone circle in the Ravine area needed for The Isle of Apples.

Siding with the Picts and Great Heathen Army[]

In case you side with the Picts during Fort of the Thicket, he will leave the party the first time after the quest is finished while the party stays at the campsite. If you betray the Northumbrians by letting the Northmen invade Eoforwic (York), he will leave the party immediately when the betrayal becomes clear.

In both cases, you will meet later while he desperates defends the cathedral of York from being looted by you and to enter the building, you must either knock him out while passing a medium strength check or kill him with a medium finesse check or simply kill him after he is unwilling to stand aside.


If you have good morale with Morcant and talk to him in Skjern, he is willing to reveal how he became a monk.

Morcant became a monk when his father, who was an influental ealdorman, supported the wrong king and got killed as a result. His mother was left with a simple choice, either let Morcant be killed so no male has a claim on their lands or be left alive by joining a monastic order and lose claims by joining an order.

Default statistics[]

Since Morcant is the only Northumbrian who will accompany your travels for a long time, he is the only party member who has access to the Benediction skill. When he joins the party, he has the following statistics:

Morcant - Default Stats and Equipment
Stat Points
Strength 2
Endurance 5
Finesse 6
Perception 7
Sense 9
Skill points ?
Morcant's Robe
Morcant's Rosary
Main hand set 1
Flax sling
Off-hand set 1
Main hand set 2
Narrow Seax
Off-hand set 2
Utility slot 1
Water Skin
Utility slot 2
Utility slot 3
Weapon skills
Skill Rank
Axe 0
Bow 0
Dane-axe 0
Knife 2
Shield 0
Sling 1
Spear 0
Sword 0
Unnarmed 0
Offensive skills
Skill Rank
Anticipate Opening 0
Charge 0
Cripple 0
Dual-wielding 0
Feint 0
Interrupt 1
Rebuke 0
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 1
Galder 0
Healing 2
Leadership 2
Protect 0
Snaring 0
Spot Traps 0
Tactical Move 1
Taunt 0
Witchcraft 0
Utility skills
Skill Rank
Armoursmithing 0
Artisan 0
Crafting 0
Constitution 0
Cooking 0
Diplomacy 0
Guarding 2
Heavy Sleeper 0
Hunting 0
Preserving 0
Repairing 0
Scouting 0
Tinkering 4

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