Skyrim:Glow Dust

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Glow Dust
Glow Dust
Value 20 Weight 0.5
Alchemy Effects
1st Damage Magicka Damage Magicka
2nd Damage Magicka Regen Damage Magicka Regen
3rd Fortify Destruction Fortify Destruction
4th Resist Shock Resist Shock
# Samples 50
Creature Wisps, Wispmothers
Merchant Avail. Uncommon
Samples of glow dust

Glow Dust can be found on dead wisps and wispmothers, along with wisp wrappings.


In terms of combinations of two ingredients, Glow Dust can be combined with 48 other ingredients.

2 Effects[edit]

Desired Effect Combine with:
Damage Magicka Damage Magicka Damage Magicka Regen Damage Magicka Regen Hanging Moss, Human Heart, Jarrin Root, Mort FleshCC
Damage Magicka Regen Damage Magicka Regen Fortify Destruction Fortify Destruction Nightshade (0.8×Magnitude)
Fortify Destruction Fortify Destruction Resist Shock Resist Shock Glowing Mushroom

1 Effect[edit]

Desired Effect Combine with:
Damage Magicka Damage Magicka Bittergreen PetalsCC (1.5×Magnitude,1.56×Value), Butterfly Wing, Chaurus Eggs, ChokeweedCC (1.5×Magnitude,1.56×Value), Daedra Heart, Eye of Sabre Cat, Hagraven Feathers, Luna Moth Wing, Namira's Rot, Nordic Barnacle, Trama RootDB
Damage Magicka Regen Damage Magicka Regen Ancestor Moth WingDG, Bear Claws, Blue Butterfly Wing, Blue Mountain Flower, Burnt Spriggan WoodDB, Chaurus Hunter AntennaeDG, Chicken's Egg, Daedroth TeethCC (2×Duration,2.14×Value), Hawk's EggHF, Minotaur HornCC (2×Duration,2.14×Value), Nightshade, Scalon FinCC (2×Duration,2.14×Value), Spider Egg, Spriggan Sap
Fortify Destruction Fortify Destruction Ash Creep ClusterDB, Beehive Husk, ComberryCC (1.2×Magnitude,1.22×Value), Daedra VeninCC (1.2×Magnitude,1.22×Value), Ectoplasm (0.8×Magnitude), Nightshade, Steel-Blue EntolomaCC, Wisp Wrappings
Resist Shock Resist Shock Ash Hopper JellyDB, Blue Dartwing, Corkbulb RootCC (1.33×Magnitude,1.36×Value), Hawk Beak, Kagouti HideCC (1.33×Magnitude,1.36×Value), Pearl, Pine Thrush Egg, Snowberries, Swamp Fungal Pod


50 guaranteed samples found in 38 different locations. Locations with multiple samples are:

It is categorized as an uncommon ingredient, meaning that all apothecary merchants have a 15% chance of carrying 1-5 samples. In addition, it may be randomly found in uncommon- and rare-type apothecary's satchels.


Glow dust can be looted from the remaining ash piles of dead wispmothers, including the named wispmother the Pale Lady. The wisp cores left behind after killing the spawned wisps also contain one to three glow dust each.


  • Glow dust is frequently confused with ectoplasm, which comes from ghosts and has completely different alchemical properties.