He is a member of the Forsworn , and serves as Madanach 's bodyguard. He is also the only Orc member in the Druadach branch of the Forsworn. After being framed by the Markarth guards, the Dragonborn ends up in Cidhna Mine, where those who have transgressed against the city serve their time by mining silver. As it was the investigation into Madanach and the Forsworn that landed the Dragonborn in prison, they try to gain an audience with the infamous "King in Rags. So soft. This section contains bugs related to Borkul the Beast.
Borkul the Beast is an Orc warrior who is found inside Cidhna Mine. He is considered to be the toughest prisoner in the mine and guards the door leading to Forsworn leader Madanach. During No One Escapes Cidhna Mine , you need to convince him to let you pass in order to gain your freedom. He is only armed with a pickaxe and wears ragged trousers and a pair of iron gauntlets. When first encountered, he will not leave his spot near the door, though he is quite talkative. When you approach him he will say "The new meat. So soft.
The quest, No One Escapes Cidhna Mine , is a quest which starts immediately upon being arrested in the city of Markarth , though you may first have to complete The Foresworn Conspiracy. It is quite self explanatory, and quite rewarding, well worth it. The first thing you'll need to do is talk to the prisoner named Uraccen by the campfire and ask about Madanach, the leader of the forsworn who's also in prison. You'll find out that he has a body guard named Borkul the Beast. There are several ways to get past Borkul, you can go get a shiv small, concealable weapon for him, or you can try to intimidate him or pursuade him, or you can challenge him to a brawl, all achieve the same result.