Skyrim:Nordic Barnacle

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Nordic Barnacle
Nordic Barnacle
Value 5 Weight 0.2
Alchemy Effects
1st Damage Magicka Damage Magicka
2nd Waterbreathing Waterbreathing
3rd Regenerate Health Regenerate Health
4th Fortify Pickpocket Fortify Pickpocket
# Samples 33
Plant Nordic Barnacle Cluster
# Plants 734
Merchant Avail. Uncommon
A Nordic barnacle cluster

Nordic Barnacles can be acquired by harvesting Nordic barnacle clusters, found underwater.

They are one of only three ingredients in the base game with a Waterbreathing effect; however, the Hearthfire add-on adds two more: Hawk's EggHF and Salmon RoeHF.


In terms of combinations of two ingredients, Nordic Barnacles can be combined with 44 other ingredients.

2 Effects[edit]

Desired Effect Combine with:
Damage Magicka Damage Magicka Regenerate Health Regenerate Health Luna Moth Wing, Namira's Rot

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, Glow Dust, Hagraven Feathers, Hanging Moss, Human Heart, Jarrin Root, Mort FleshCC, Trama RootDB
Waterbreathing Waterbreathing Chicken's Egg, Fungus StalkCC (1.6×Duration,1.67×Value), Hackle-Lo LeafCC (1.6×Duration,1.67×Value), Hawk's EggHF, Histcarp, Luminous RussulaCC (1.6×Duration,1.67×Value), Red Kelp Gas BladderCC (1.6×Duration,1.67×Value), Salmon RoeHF (12×Duration,15.4×Value), Scalon FinCC (1.6×Duration,1.67×Value), Scrib JerkyCC (1.6×Duration,1.67×Value)
Regenerate Health Regenerate Health Alocasia FruitCC (1.2×Magnitude,1.22×Value), AmbrosiaCC (1.2×Magnitude,1.22×Value), Emperor Parasol MossDB, Garlic, GleamblossomDG, Gnarl BarkCC (1.2×Magnitude,1.22×Value), Hydnum Azure Giant SporeCC (1.2×Magnitude,1.22×Value), Juniper Berries, Minotaur HornCC (1.2×Magnitude,1.22×Value), Ogre's TeethCC (1.2×Magnitude,1.22×Value), Purple Butterfly WingCC, Screaming MawCC (4×Magnitude,0.03×Duration,0.11×Value), Thorn HookCC (0.6×Magnitude,0.6×Duration,0.32×Value), Vampire Dust, Void EssenceCC (1.2×Magnitude,1.22×Value)
Fortify Pickpocket Fortify Pickpocket Blue Dartwing, Kresh FiberCC (1.25×Magnitude,1.27×Value), Orange Dartwing, Slaughterfish Egg, SpadefishCC


33 guaranteed samples can be found in 16 different locations. Locations with the greatest numbers 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.


A map of all Nordic barnacle clusters in Skyrim's overworld.

734 Nordic barnacle clusters are found in 80 different locations. Locations with the greatest numbers are: