Skyrim:Cyrodilic Spadetail

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Cyrodilic Spadetail
Cyrodilic Spadetail
Value 15 Weight 0.25
Alchemy Effects
1st Damage Stamina Damage Stamina
2nd Fortify Restoration Fortify Restoration
3rd Fear Fear
4th Ravage Health Ravage Health
# Samples 1
Creature Cyrodilic Spadetail
Merchant Avail. Common
A Cyrodilic Spadetail

Cyrodilic Spadetails are fish that can be caught in ponds, lakes, and other bodies of water. Despite its name, it can be caught in the waters of Skyrim.


1 guaranteed sample can be found in the following location:

It is categorized as a common ingredient, meaning that all apothecary merchants have a 36% chance of carrying 1-5 samples. In addition, it may be randomly found in some barrels and in apothecary's satchels. Other possible locations for already-harvested samples include:

  • Fish barrels have a 25% chance of containing Cyrodilic spadetails.


Fish appear at fish spawning sites. Each spawning site generates up to three fish, which are randomly selected from various types of fish; dragonflies are typically seen hovering over the spawning sites. In ponds, spadetails have a 20% chance of appearing; in deeper water, spadetails have a 14% chance of appearing. There are 691 spawning sites in 128 different locations. Locations with the greatest numbers are: