There are 66 NPCs that you can marry in Skyrim, and each of these romance options has their own requirements to fulfill.

Skyrim Marriage Options List: Who Can You Marry?

There are 66 NPCs that you can marry in Skyrim, and each of these romance options has their own requirements to fulfill.

Getting married in Skyrim is a pretty straightforward process, but even in this RPG where you can do just about anything, you can’t just marry whoever you please. So who can you marry? Who are your romance options?

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There are a total of 30 female NPCs and 36 male NPCs that you are able to marry in Skyrim. Most of these romance options require you to complete a task or two to win over their affection before marriage. 

To marry someone in Skyrim, you will need the Amulet of Mara. Once you have it unlocked and equipped, you can set out to find the love of your life.

In this guide, we’ll cover the locations and requirements to win over each and every one of the romance options and marriable NPCs in Skyrim.

Skyrim Marriage List

Female Romance & Marriage Options

A blonde haired female warrior with her arms crossed.

Name Race Location Requirements
Aela the Huntress Nord Jorrvaskr Complete the Companions’ questline
Aeri Nord Anga’s Mill  Sell her firewood or bring her some ale
Anwen Redguard Temple of Dibella  Complete “The Heart of Dibella” 
Avrusa Sarethi Dunmer Sarethi Farm Bring her 20 Jazbay grapes
Borgakh the Steel Heart Orc Mor Khazgur  Convince her to leave her home or pay her dowry
Breylna Maryon Dunmer College of Winterhold Let her try out her spells on you
Camila Valerius Imperial Riverwood Trader Bring her family’s golden claw
Dravynea the Stoneweaver Dunmer Kynesgrove  Bring her some frost salts
Ghorza gra-Bagol Orc Markarth Blacksmith Shed Bring her the Last Scabbard of Akrash book 
Gilfre Imperial Mixwater Mill  Chop some firewood for her
Hilund Nord Thirsk Mead Hall or Bujold’s Retreat  Bring her 50 Riekling spears
Iona Nord Honeyside Become Thane of the Rift 
Jenassa Dunmer Drunken Huntsman  Hire her
Jordis the Sword Maiden Nord  Proudspire Manor  Become Thane of Haafingar
Lydia Nord Breezehome  Become Thane of Whiterun
Mjoll the Lioness Nord Bee and Barb Inn Bring her her sword, Grimsever
Morwen Nord  Skall Village  Free the Skaal, then deliver her mother’s amulet to Runil 
Muiri Breton Hag’s Cure  Complete “Mourning Never Comes” 
Njada Stonearm Nord Jorrvaskr  Complete the Companions’ questline 
Orla Nord  Temple of Dibella  Complete “The Heart of Dibella”
Rayya Redguard Lakeview Manor  Become Thane of Falkreath 
Ria Imperial Jorrvaskr Complete the Companions’ questline
Senna Breton Temple of Dibella Complete “Heart of Dibella”
Shahvee Argonian Argonian Assemblage  Bring her the Amulet of Zenithar 
Sylgja Nord Shor’s Stone  Bring her satchel to her father, then return it 
Taarie Altmer Radiant Raiment Complete “Fit for a Jarl”, unlock the Investor perk in the Speech skill tree, then invest in her shop
Temba Wide-Arm Nord Ivarstead Mill Bring her ten bear pelts 
Uthgerd the Unbroken Nord The Bannered Mare  Beat her in a fight
Viola Giordano Imperial Candlehearth Hall  Rat out Revyn Sadri during his quest 
Ysolda Nord Open Market  Bring her a mammoth tusk 

Male Romance & Marriage Options

A male Argonian holding wood on a dock.

Name Race Location Requirements
Ainethach Breton Karthwasten  Convince the thugs to get out of his mine 
Angrenor Once-Honored Nord Candlehearth Hall  Bring him a gold piece 
Argos the Bulwark Nord Vlindrel Hall Become Thane of the Reach 
Athis Dunmer Jorrvaskr  Complete the Companions’ questline 
Balimund Nord Riften Blacksmith  Bring him ten fire salts 
Belrand Nord Winking Skeever  Hire him 
Benor Nord  Morthal  Beat him in a fight
Calder Nord Hjerim  Become Thane of Eastmarch 
Cosnach Breton Silver-Blood Inn  Beat him in a fight 
Derkeethus Argonian Darkwater Crossing Falmer  Rescue him 
Farkas Nord Jorrvaskr  Complete the Companions’ questline 
Filnjar Nord Shor’s Stone Complete “Mine or Yours” 
Gat gro-Shargakh Orc Left Hand Mine or Kolskeggr Mine  Help Pavo Attius’ workers 
Ghorbash the Iron Hand Orc Burguk’s Longhouse  Convince him to leave or pay his dowry 
Gregor Nord  White Hall  Become Thane of the Pale
Halbarn Iron-Fur Nord Thirsk Mead Mall and Bujold’s Retreat Complete “Retaking Thirsk”, then bring him some supplies
Marcurio Imperial Bee and Barb Inn Hire him 
Moth gro-Bagol Orc Understone Keep Smith Bring him a Daedra heart 
Octieve San Breton Winking Skeever  Help him settle his debts 
Odfel Nord Shor’s Stone  None 
Omluag Breton Markarth Smelter  Convince his boss to treat the workers better 
Onmund Nord College of Winterhold  Bring him his amulet 
Pavo Attius Imperial Left Hand Mine  Liberate Kolskeggr Mine 
Perth Breton  Soljund’s Sinkhole Rid his mine of Draugr 
Quintus Navale Imperial White Phial  Complete “Repairing the Phial” 
Revyn Sadri Dunmer Sadri’s Used Wares Bring him a ring 
Roggi Knot-Bear Nord Steamscorch Mine  Bring him his family shield 
Romlyn Dreth Dunmer House in Riften Carry out a mead delivery for him
Scouts-Many-Marshes Argonian Argonian Assembly  Help him settle a wage dispute 
Sondas Drenim Dunmer Goldenrock Mine  Carry out a note delivery for him
Sorex Vinius Imperial Winking Skeever  Carry out a keg delivery for him 
Stenvar Nord Candlehearth Hall  Hire him 
Torvar Nord Jorrvaskr  Complete the Companions’ questline 
Vilkas Nord Jorrvaskr  Complete the Companions’ questline 
Vorstag Nord Silver-Blood Inn  Hire him 
Wilhelm Nord Vilymer Inn  Investigate Shroud Hearth Barrow 


There are plenty of romance options and NPCs to marry in Skyrim, and so much more to explore in this all-time great RPG. Seek out whichever companion you’re interested in the most and win them over by completing their quests and tasks, then present them with the Amulet of Mara to take their hand in marriage. For more tips and tricks, consider heading over to our Skyrim guides page!

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