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the Greybeards

The Greybeards of High Hrothgar follow the teachings of Jurgen Windcaller, who believed the power of the Voice was a means of attaining enlightenment.

— Game description

The Greybeards live in the ancient monastery High Hrothgar. They reveal the ancient power of the Thu'um to the Dragonborn and show the way of controlling it. They can give you a miscellaneous quest in which they reveal the location of a word wall which can make it easier for the Dragonborn to learn all the words of the many shouts.