Heimverlund was an, and the eighteenth of 's Dragon children. Heimverlund was revered as the patron of , ores and weapons and armors.
Heimverlund was the eighteenth Dragon born of Akatosh. Having hailed from the second wave, he was of the Ancient Dragon variety.
Sometime during the, he forged the first , one of which survived and later became known as . Some believe that he was also responsible for the creation of the in , which he may have used for himself before mortals settled in the region. According to legend, he taught the arts of smithing to the ancient of , who put them to good use.
In the year, Heimverlund returned to after having created the mythical sword . As implied in the name, Goldenbrand was made of gold, and was enchanted with a magic capable of burning enemies on contact. Goldbrand was created in order to bribe a of the time into allying himself with the Dragons. An agreement was made, and for a while, did not have to fear the new Dragonborn's interference as he proceeded to recruit more Dragon followers.
After nearly two decades elapsed, however, Alduin decided to turn against the Dragonborn. Alduin pitted thirteen of his Dragon followers on the Dragonborn, including Heimverlund. The Dragonborn managed to kill Heimverlund in the battle that ensued, but ultimately, the Dragonborn was taken-down. Shortly after the battle, awas erected in honor of Heimverlund, located in the bowels of in Skyrim.