Skyrim:Bone Meal

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Bone Meal
Bone Meal
Value 5 Weight 0.5
Alchemy Effects
1st Damage Stamina Damage Stamina
2nd Resist Fire Resist Fire
3rd Fortify Conjuration Fortify Conjuration
4th Ravage Stamina Ravage Stamina
# Samples 132
Creature Dragon Priests, Draugr, Skeletons, WrathmenDG
Merchant Avail. Common
A bowl of bone meal

Bone Meal is dropped by most undead creatures. Specifically, it is always dropped by dragon priests, and can possibly be dropped by draugr, skeletons, and wrathmenDG.


2 Effects[edit]

Desired Effect Combine with:
Damage Stamina Damage Stamina Fortify Conjuration Fortify Conjuration Ancestor Moth WingDG, Blue Butterfly Wing, Chaurus Hunter AntennaeDG
Damage Stamina Damage Stamina Resist Fire Resist Fire Ash Creep ClusterDB
Ravage Stamina Ravage Stamina Resist Fire Resist Fire Spawn AshDB

1 Effect[edit]

Desired Effect Combine with:
Damage Stamina Damage Stamina Blisterwort, Canis Root, Crimson Nirnroot (3.0×Magnitude), Cyrodilic Spadetail, Giant's Toe, Nirnroot, Rock Warbler Egg, Spider Egg
Resist Fire Resist Fire Ashen Grass PodDB (1.34×Magnitude), Dragon's Tongue, Elves Ear, Fire Salts, Fly Amanita, Mudcrab Chitin, Snowberries
Fortify Conjuration Fortify Conjuration Blue Mountain Flower, Frost Salts, Hagraven Feathers, Lavender
Ravage Stamina Ravage Stamina Bee, Deathbell (2.1×Value), Honeycomb, ScathecrawDB, Thistle Branch


132 guaranteed samples can be found in 74 different locations. Locations with the greatest numbers are:

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:


Bone meal is always dropped by dragon priests, including all of the named dragon priests who carry masks. Nearly all other types of undead have a 25% chance of dropping bone meal, with the exception of ghosts (who drop ectoplasm). This includes all varieties of draugr, skeleton, corrupted shade and wrathmenDG, as well as numerous named undead creatures and already-dead versions of the creatures.