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Materials are items used in various processes.

General Articles on Materials[edit]

All Materials[edit]

Name Rarity Buying Price Selling Price Description
Amethyst Amethyst Uncommon 0001185011,850Gold 00000783783Gold Amethyst's beauty and color make it a common adornment in tombs and temples, as well as a much sought-after tempering material.
Arentine Arentine Epic (?)(?)Gold 0002008820,088Gold The gem called Arentine is denser and heavier than one would expect, and has the unique property of absorbing all light around it. It is used in high-end weapons and armor tempering.
Atronite Atronite Rare (?)(?)Gold 000059505,950Gold A mysterious stone literally from another universe - the plane of Oblivion - Atronite is often left behind when an Atronach is defeated or dispelled. It is used in the tempering of high-end weapons and armor.
Blue Dartwing Blue Dartwing Uncommon 00000300300Gold 000000033Gold The Blue Dartwing darts no more, when the wings of this vibrant butterfly are used in potions and poisons.
Brass Ingot Brass Ingot Uncommon 00000231231Gold 00000165165Gold A metallic alloy typically used to temper lower-tier weapons and armor, Brass looks similar to gold... but it is, most assuredly, not.
Bronze Bronze Common 00000350350Gold 0000007676Gold Long ago, smiths forged weapons and armor of bronze, but today, it is used only to craft statues and other decorations.
Chaurus Chitin Chaurus Chitin Common 000019251,925Gold 0000007777Gold Sourced from the exoskeletons of giant - and terrifying - subterranean insects, Chaurus Chitin is strong, light, and perfectly suited for pieces of armor.
Common Soul Gem Common Soul Gem Uncommon 000048754,875Gold 0000009898Gold Filling Soul Gems is dangerous work, as ever more powerful creatures must be hunted to trap their souls in ever larger gems.
Copper Copper Uncommon 00000400400Gold 0000001515Gold With its unique color and malleability, Copper is generally used for the construction and upgrade of various buildings.
Crystal Crystal Uncommon 00000370370Gold 0000007676Gold Unlike more valuable gemstones, Crystal is commonly used for artistic and decorative purposes.
Daedra Heart Daedra Heart Common 000047504,750Gold 00000190190Gold The evil and otherworldly Daedra Heart is the core component of any powerful Daedric weapon or armor.
Daedroth Tooth Daedroth Tooth Uncommon (?)(?)Gold 0000002121Gold Pulled from the bipedal, crocodile-like creatures from Oblivion, a Daedroth Tooth is highly potent and thus prized by alchemists.
Deathbell Deathbell Common 00000250250Gold 0000001010Gold As the name would imply, the flower called Deathbell is lethally toxic, and as such has a variety of poison-related uses.
Diamond Diamond Rare (?)(?)Gold 000039673,967Gold Unlike many gems prized for their color, a Diamond is often judged primarily on its clarity and brilliance, and the difficulty involved in cutting one raises its value even more.
Dragon Bones Dragon Bones Common 000074757,475Gold 00000299299Gold Dragons are largely presumed to be extinct, and so an ancient Dragon Bone is highly prized for its incredible durability, which a talented craftsman can mold into power weapons and armor.
Dragon Claw Dragon Claw Uncommon (?)(?)Gold 0000003232Gold Alchemists and blacksmiths alike both consider a Dragon's Claw to be nearly as valuable as did the dragon it came from.
Dragon Scales Dragon Scales Common 000074757,475Gold 00000299299Gold A Dragon Scale is nearly as tough as its bones, and in the hands of a highly skilled blacksmith, can be used to create some of the finest weapons and armor in all Tamriel.
Dwarven Metal Ingot Dwarven Metal Ingot Common 00000775775Gold 0000003131Gold The secret to creating a Dwarven Ingot was lost with the sudden disappearance of the Dwemer millennia ago, but blacksmiths can still melt down and reuse the scraps that remain…
Dye Dye Common 00000390390Gold 0000008080Gold With its innate ability to modify color almost instantly, Dye is one of the simplest yet most effective decorative items available.
Ebony Ingot Ebony Ingot Common 000030253,025Gold 00000121121Gold The Ebony Ingot is the condensed, smith-ready version of a volcanic glass so rare and durable, some believe it to be the crystallized blood of the god Lorkhan himself.
Ectoplasm Ectoplasm Uncommon 00000480480Gold 000000044Gold Ectoplasm is a strange, gooey substance left behind by ghosts, and its unique metaphysical properties make it a significant alchemical ingredient.
Elevated Soul Gem Elevated Soul Gem Uncommon 0001565015,650Gold 00000313313Gold The largest Soul Gems are unsurprisingly the most valuable... and tend to be used as quickly as they are obtained.
Emerald Emerald Rare 0004005040,050Gold 000026442,644Gold An Emerald is extremely rare and valuable, and - because many believe the gem possesses innate magical properties - often used in jewelry.
Exceptional Soul Gem Exceptional Soul Gem Uncommon 000072007,200Gold 00000144144Gold Soul Gems are often found powering the ancient machines of the Dwemer, but the secrets of their construction were lost with them...
Fabric Fabric Common 00000380380Gold 0000007676Gold Just as some residents of Tamriel are more refined than others, so too is their clothing, as evidenced by its high-quality Fabric.
Faerite Faerite Rare (?)(?)Gold 000089278,927Gold The origins of Faerite are a mystery, but it has been noted to appear in locations where great feats of magic once occurred. It is used as an advanced tempering material.
Fire Salts Fire Salts Common 00000250250Gold 0000001010Gold Fire Salts are used to create Flame-related enchantments, potions and poisons, and great care must be taken when handling them...
Firebreath Opal Firebreath Opal Epic 00000425425Sigils 0003013330,133Gold The stone known as Firebreath Opal, used in advanced tempering of weapons and armor, looks to be burning white-hot but is actually cool to the touch.
Frost Salts Frost Salts Common 00000250250Gold 0000001010Gold Frost Salts are used to create Frost-related enchantments, potions and poisons, and are usually collected from the remains of slain Frost Atronachs.
Garlic Garlic Uncommon 0000006060Gold 000000011Gold Garlic is a common ingredient found in kitchens across Tamriel, and yet uncommonly useful when mixed with the proper alchemical ingredients.
Garnet Garnet Uncommon 000079007,900Gold 00000552552Gold Common amongst Tamrielic nobility, jewelry crafted using a Garnet stone is more reasonably priced than some alternatives.
Giant's Toe Giant's Toe Uncommon 000016801,680Gold 0000001414Gold Dangerous to acquire and odorous in the extreme (for obvious reasons), a Giant's Toe can be an invaluable alchemical reagent.
Glorious Soul Gem Glorious Soul Gem Uncommon (?)(?)Gold 00000679679Gold Only well-trained enchanters with the finest equipment can handle the power trapped within this gem.
Glow Dust Glow Dust Common 00000250250Gold 0000001010Gold Typically collected from Wisps, Glow Dust is a magical component used in enchantments, potions and poisons.
Gold Ingot Gold Ingot Rare 0001550015,500Gold 000010231,023Gold Most gold in the Empire is minted into coins, but in the hands of a skilled blacksmith, a Gold Ingot can instead be transformed into the finest jewelry.
Grand Soul Gem Grand Soul Gem Uncommon 0002305023,050Gold 00000461461Gold Trapping the souls of sentient creatures, such as a human or elf, is forbidden by numerous Mage Guilds.
Greater Soul Gem Greater Soul Gem Uncommon 0001062510,625Gold 00000213213Gold Because the temptation to experiment with Black Soul Gems is strong and dangerous, enchanters tend to learn their craft under heavy supervision.
Histcarp Histcarp Uncommon 00000180180Gold 000000022Gold Found in lakes and rivers across Tamriel, the Histcarp ends up in Alchemy shops as often as it does dinner plates.
Honeycomb Honeycomb Common 00000250250Gold 0000001010Gold Finding Honeycomb to use in stamina-related enchantments is easy... but safely collecting it is another matter entirely.
Imp Stool Imp Stool Common 00000250250Gold 0000001010Gold A small fungus found in forests and caves, the Imp Stool can be used in both Health potions and poisons.
Iron Ingot Iron Ingot Common 00000125125Gold 000000055Gold A common metal used for creating basic weapons and armor, Iron is also used in the crafting and tempering of Steel and Silver items.
Lavender Lavender Uncommon 00000120120Gold 000000011Gold Often found in soaps and perfumes, Lavender is also used to create weak potions and poisons.
Leather Leather Common 00000200200Gold 000000088Gold Blacksmiths willing to add tanning capabilities to their smithies can utilize the resulting Leather to produce impressive light armor.
Lesser Soul Gem Lesser Soul Gem Uncommon 000022252,225Gold 0000004545Gold With upgraded equipment, and enchanter could use this gem and the weak soul trapped within to enhance weapons, armor, and jewelry.
Limestone Limestone Common 00000120120Gold 000000044Gold A common material used in the construction and upgrade of Stone-style buildings, Limestone forms the base of most Imperial architecture.
Lumber Lumber Common 0000004040Gold 000000055Gold The thriving forests of Tamriel provide nearly unlimited Lumber, which is used for the construction and upgrade of town buildings.
Malachite Ingot Malachite Ingot Common 000019251,925Gold 0000007777Gold When a skilled blacksmith blends Malachite with orichalcum and moonstone, the resulting Glass weapons and armor are far stronger than the name might suggest...
Marble Marble Uncommon 00000360360Gold 00000144144Gold Marble possesses a strength and beauty that has been utilized in decorations and monuments for centuries.
Middling Soul Gem Middling Soul Gem Uncommon 000033003,300Gold 0000006666Gold The more powerful the soul, the larger the Soul Gem must be to contain it... and this one isn't very big.
Moon Sugar Moon Sugar Uncommon 00000720720Gold 000000066Gold Moon Sugar is an alchemical ingredient used primarily in the production of skooma, an illegal substance traded across Tamriel.
Moonstone Ingot Moonstone Ingot Common 000012251,225Gold 0000004949Gold Moonstone is the primary component used for crafting Elven weapons and armor.
Nightshade Nightshade Uncommon 000010801,080Gold 000000099Gold While often used to produce vicious poisons, a well-trained alchemist can use Nightshade in beneficial potions as well.
Orichalcum Ingot Orichalcum Ingot Common 00000500500Gold 0000002020Gold Orichalcum is a cornerstone of Orcish metalwork, but the unique ore can be forged by blacksmiths of all races.
Pearl Pearl Uncommon (?)(?)Gold 00000231231Gold Pearls are often used to make common jewelry, such as necklaces and rings.
Pelt Pelt Common 00000125125Gold 000000055Gold Pelts (i.e. untanned animal hides) are typically used to create armor that offers less damage resistance than leather, but better protection against the elements.
Petty Soul Gem Petty Soul Gem Uncommon 000015001,500Gold 0000003030Gold Soul Gems are used to enchant weapons, armor, and jewelry.
Pyrine Pyrine Epic (?)(?)Gold 0001339213,392Gold Few know the true origin of Pyrine, a gold-colored gem of great power, but all can appreciate its remarkable tempering properties.
Quicksilver Ingot Quicksilver Ingot Common 000012251,225Gold 0000004949Gold Quicksilver is prized among Blacksmiths for its use in crafting powerful arms and armor, including Elven and Daedric.
Ruby Ruby Uncommon 0001780017,800Gold 000011751,175Gold Rubies can be found in mines and shops across Tamriel, but the foolish sometimes leave them as offerings on Daedric altars. The gemstone is often used in the tempering of weapons and armor.
Sapphire Sapphire Rare 0002670026,700Gold 000017631,763Gold Elegant, impressive, and valuable perfectly describes this magnificent Sapphire, which is also used for advanced tempering.
Scrib Chitin Scrib Chitin Common 000019251,925Gold 0000001313Gold Scrib Chitin comes from the shell of a scrib, the larval young of large insectoids called Kwama, which are farmed in Morrowind.
Seeds Seeds Common 00000370370Gold 0000007676Gold Every healing herb or beautiful flower begins with the simple Seed.
Silver Ingot Silver Ingot Common 00000325325Gold 0000001313Gold A beautiful metal of surprising versatility, Silver is used for jewelry as well as etched or alloyed into weapons and armor.
Stalhrim Stalhrim Common 000030253,025Gold 00000121121Gold The enchanted ice known as "Stalhrim" comes from the island of Solstheim, in the Sea of Ghosts.
Steel Ingot Steel Ingot Common 00000200200Gold 000000088Gold Steel is used in the crafting of heavy weapons and armor, but doing so requires at least one upgrade to your Smithy.
Topaz Topaz Uncommon (?)(?)Gold 00000347347Gold While it has no uses in enchanting or alchemy, Topaz is a beautiful stone that is often used to decorate jewelry.
Transcendent Soul Gem Transcendent Soul Gem Uncommon 0000001111Sigils 000010001,000Gold The power emanating from this gem sends a shiver down your spine, for what kind of creature has such a powerful soul?
Void Salts Void Salts Common 00000250250Gold 0000001010Gold A key ingredient in creating Shock-infused enchantments, potions and poisons, Void Salts are best kept in the laboratory... and off the dinner table.
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