Oblivion:Useful Potions

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This article provides examples of useful potions you can make at various Alchemy skill levels. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of potion possibilities. The Alchemy Calculator provides a better way to explore all possible potion combinations; links to the calculator are included for each effect and each recipe where more details can be examined.

In general, two-effect potions and poisons are not listed in this article: any two available effects can always be combined, so the possible two-effect combinations are nearly unlimited. For example, to create a Restore Health + Restore Magicka potion, combine the two ingredients for a Restore Health potion with the two ingredients for a Restore Magicka potion. (Note that you may need to select the "Show All Ingredients" options when creating the potion in order to see the ingredients for the second effect).

[edit] Multiple-Effect Potions

The most powerful custom potions are those that combine multiple effects. These potions are particularly important given Oblivion's limit that only four potions can be consumed at a time: if a single potion combines four effects, you can drink it and still be free to drink three more potions. Multi-effect potions can also decrease the combined weight of all the potions you want to carry around.

The number of possible potion combinations is nearly endless, so it is implausible to provide a comprehensive list of useful potion recipes, especially given that different players have different preferences and different available ingredients. Therefore, this article instead focuses on highlighting effects that complement each other. The recipes provided in each section are just examples not exhaustive lists. You are free to combine effects from different groups together in whatever way suits your playing style. The recipes in this section assume that you have at least expert-level alchemy skill, although many of the combinations are possible at journeyman level.

Some tips when creating multiple-effect potions:

  • Try to combine effects that you are likely to need at the same time.
  • Be cautious about using long-duration effects. Feather in particular has a very long duration, meaning that drinking a Feather potion will tie up one of your four potion slots for a long time. (See the last point about the benefit of a short-lived negative effect).
  • A significant limitation of custom potions is that Restore effects are not instantaneous (unlike the built-in potions, such as Potion of Healing). One way to mimic the instantaneous healing effect is to add a Fortify effect, for example, Fortify Health + Restore Health. However, the Fortify effect will last significantly longer than the Restore effect (see previous note).
  • If you do not see the ingredient you need in the potion-making menu, select "See All Ingredients".
  • Some powerful combinations are only possible with a negative side-effect. If you have a high-quality alembic, the negative side-effect's magnitude can be reduced to 1 pt and generally ignored. However; normally, you can only consume 4 potions at a time, but when the shortest effect on a potion runs out, you can consume another potion. In this way, having a 1 second negative effect is in fact helpful.

[edit] Combat Potions

These potions combine effects that are specifically useful for melee fighters:

Examples
Effects Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Fortify Health + Fortify Endurance
+ Restore Fatigue
Blackberry + Lady's Smock Leaves + Monkshood Root Pulp + Wheat Grain
Fortify Health + Fortify Strength
+ Resist Disease
Arrowroot + Garlic + Lady's Smock Leaves + Sweetroll

[edit] Defense Potions

This section focuses on potions that will reduce the amount of damage that you take in combat; these effects can also be useful when combined with Combat and Healing effects.

Examples
Effects Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Reflect Damage + Shield
+ Restore Fatigue
Beef + Flour + Green Stain Cup Cap + Tomato
Reflect Damage + Shield
+ Dispel + Fortify Agility + Restore Fatigue
Beef + Flour + Green Stain Cup Cap + Shepherd's Pie
Reflect Damage + Reflect Spell
+ Damage Health
Cinnabar Polypore Yellow Cap + Glow Dust + Green Stain Cup Cap + Strawberry
Without Shivering Isles ingredients, it is impossible to combine Reflect Damage and Reflect Spell without a Damage Health negative side effect (and possibly an additional Damage Personality effect). However, if you wish to maximize reflection effects, the combined potion allows you to reach higher magnitudes than drinking Reflect Damage potions separately from Reflect Spell.
Fire Shield + Resist Fire + Shield
+ Restore Fatigue
Cheese Wedge + Dragon's Tongue + Summer Bolete Cap + Tomato
Resist Disease + Resist Paralysis + Resist Poison Alkanet Flower + Bergamot Seeds + Foxglove Nectar + Viper's Bugloss Leaves

[edit] Feather Potions

Feather potions can have very large magnitudes and durations (maximum, 272 pts for 880 seconds), making potions more powerful than Feather spells in duration if only marginally better than high level in magnitude. However, the long duration is also a liability, because any other effects will expire long before the Feather effect.

  • Fortify Strength further increases your encumbrance limit. However, if you need this extra boost, you will end up immobilized when the Fortify Strength effect expires, and will need to drink a second potion. Therefore, it frequently ends up being an ineffective addition.
  • Fortify Speed (although this is a rare effect that introduces a Damage Health effect)
Examples
Effects Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Feather + Fortify Speed
+ Restore Health + Damage Health
Lady's Mantle Leaves + Pear + Venison + Wisp Stalk Caps
Feather + Fortify Strength
+ Restore Health
Arrowroot + Garlic + Lady's Mantle Leaves + Venison

[edit] Healing Potions

Healing potions are generally the most widely used type of potion, and most characters will want to carry an ample supply of such potions to survive combat. The most obvious effects for healing potions are:

These three effects are the most common alchemy effects, so many combinations containing these effects are possible. Other effects to consider combining with these are:

It is also useful to carry a few healing potions to repair some of the less common types of damage. You may not need these potions in the middle of combat, but if you notice after combat that some of your statistics are damaged, potions combining some of the following effects may be useful:

Examples
Effects Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Cure Poison + Restore Fatigue + Restore Health Aloe Vera Leaves + Cairn Bolete Cap + Ginseng + Strawberry
Fortify Magicka + Restore Fatigue + Restore Health + Restore Magicka Aloe Vera Leaves + Sweetcake + Void Salts + Water Hyacinth Nectar
Restore Fatigue + Restore Health + Restore Magicka
+ Invisibility
Aloe Vera Leaves + Blackberry + Fly Amanita Cap + Stinkhorn Cap
Restore Fatigue + Restore Health + Restore Magicka
+ Shield + Feather
Bog Beacon Asco Cap + Flax Seeds + Ham + Sweetcake

[edit] Mage Potions

Mages will want a lot of Restore Magicka potions. Several useful effects can be included to further enhance spellcasting capabilities:

Examples
Effects Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Fortify Intelligence + Fortify Magicka + Restore Magicka
+ Damage Endurance
Carrot + Clouded Funnel Cap + Void Salts + Water Hyacinth Nectar
Fortify Luck + Fortify Willpower
+ Restore Health + Restore Personality
Green Stain Shelf Cap + Lavender Sprig + Mandrake Root + Primrose Leaves
Fortify Magicka + Fortify Willpower + Restore Magicka
+ Damage Luck
Lavender Sprig + Mandrake Root + Void Salts + Water Hyacinth
Using Shivering Isles ingredients, it is possible to make this potion without any negative side effects.

[edit] Stealth Potions

Effects useful to thieves or characters who prefer to avoid combat are:

Examples
Effects Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Chameleon + Fortify Agility
+ Dispel + Restore Fatigue + Shield
Beef + Columbine Root Pulp + Radish + Shepherd's Pie
Chameleon + Detect Life + Night-Eye Bread Loaf + Carrot + Daedra Silk + Screaming MawSI
Invisibility + Detect Life
+ Restore Fatigue
Bread Loaf + Motherwort Sprig + Tinder Polypore Cap + Tomato
Invisibility + Night-Eye
+ Restore Health
Aloe Vera Leaves + Lady's Mantle Leaves + Motherwort Sprig + Viper's Bugloss Leaves
Invisibility + Fortify Agility
+ Dispel + Shield
Beef + Motherwort Sprig + Shepherd's Pie + Tinder Polypore Cap

[edit] Rare Effects

The following effects are only available from a very small number of ingredients, even at expert level. The possible combinations using these effects are rare, and as a result they generally have not been included in the previous sections.

Examples
Effects Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Fortify Intelligence + Damage Endurance + Restore Endurance Carrot + Clouded Funnel Cap + Crab Meat + Tiger Lily Nectar

[edit] Multiple-Effect Poisons

Effects Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Paralyze + Frost Damage Dryad Saddle Polypore Cap + Milk Thistle Seeds + Fennel Seeds Alchemy Calculator
Paralyze + Frost Damage + Silence Harrada + Milk Thistle Seeds + Vampire Dust Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Strength + Paralyze

Clannfear Claws + Harrada + any two from (Primrose Leaves, Bread Loaf, and Leek)
Clannfear Claws + Daedra Venin + Primrose Leaves + Tiger Lily Nectar

Alchemy Calculator

[edit] Triple Damage Poisons

The Triple Damage poisons are some of the most lethal objects. For example, one of these poisons made with a Master alchemy skill level and Apprentice level alchemy equipment and then used in conjunction with a normal arrow and sneak mode can do around 700 points of damage over 30 seconds from various elements. Using weapons with higher damage or damage enchantments can increase this as well.

In order to create a triple effect poison, you must include at least one ingredient that has two damage effects. Therefore, one of the following ingredients is essential:

No ingredients exist with two elemental damage effects. The possible combinations are also limited by the requirement that the four ingredients must not have any shared positive effects (any single positive effect will turn the concoction into a potion, not a poison). Nevertheless, numerous options are possible, some of which even add a fourth or fifth negative effect.

Effects Max Magnitude† Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Damage Health + Fire + Frost 8x30 + 9x37 + 9x38 (915) non-SI: Dryad Saddle Polypore Cap + Imp Gall + Spiddal Stick + Vampire Dust

SI: Milk Thistle Seeds + Congealed PutrescenceSI + Spiddal Stick + Vampire Dust

Damage Health + Fire + Shock 8x30 + 9x37 + 9x37 (906) non-SI: Cairn Bolete Cap + Ectoplasm + Imp Gall + Steel-Blue Entoloma Cap

SI: Black TarSI + Cairn Bolete Cap + Congealed PutrescenceSI + Imp Gall

Damage Health + Frost + Shock
(SI only)
8x30 + 9x38 + 9x37 (915) Black TarSI + Milk Thistle Seeds + Ectoplasm + Vampire Dust

† Magnitudes calculated for alchemy=100, Luck=50, and a complete set of Master-level alchemy equipment

[edit] Four Effect Poisons

The most powerful four effect poisons combine Damage Health, two elemental damage effects and a fourth negative effect; these four effect poisons are all covered in the previous section. Some additional combinations are also possible, however.

Effects Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Fire Damage + Silence Bergamot Seeds + Imp Gall + Rat Meat + Spiddal Stick
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Fire Damage + Paralyze Fennel Seeds + Harrada + Imp Gall + Steel-Blue Entoloma Cap
Damage Health + Frost Damage + Paralyze + Silence Flax Seeds + Harrada + Milk Thistle Seeds + Vampire Dust
Paralyze + Damage Magicka + Damage Health + Damage Intelligence Fennel Seeds + Harrada + Wisp Stalk Caps Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Damage Willpower + Damage Intelligence Fennel Seeds + Tiger Lily Nectar + Wisp Stalk Caps + Wormwood Leaves Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Agility + Damage Strength + Damage Willpower Bread Loaf + Flax Seeds + Tiger Lily Nectar + Troll Fat Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Paralyze + Silence Bergamot Seeds + Flax Seeds + Harrada + Milk Thistle Seeds Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Damage Fatigue + Fire Damage non-SI: Alkanet Flower + Imp Gall + Rat Meat + Spiddal Stick

SI: Black TarSI + Rat Meat + Spiddal Stick + Steel-Blue Entoloma Cap

Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Damage Fatigue + Silence
(SI only)
Bergamot Seeds + Black TarSI + Flax Seeds + Rat Meat Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Damage Luck + Silence Mort Flesh + Harrada Root + Tobacco + Nightshade Alchemy Calculator

[edit] Five Effect Poisons

Effects Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Fire Damage + Frost Damage + Paralyze (SI Only) Spiddal Stick + Bone MarrowSI + Congealed PutrescenceSI + Milk Thistle Seeds Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Silence + Damage Willpower + Damage Intelligence Human Heart\Daedra Heart + Harrada + Wisp Stalk Caps + Elf Cup Cap\Fennel Seeds Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Silence + Frost Damage + Paralyze Harrada + Spiddal Stick + Frost Salts + Milk Thistle Seeds Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Silence + Frost Damage + Paralyze (SI Only) Bone MarrowSI + Rot ScaleSI + Frost Salts/Milk Thistle Seeds + Bergamot Seeds Alchemy Calculator
Silence + Damage Health + Damage Fatigue + Damage Magicka + Damage Luck Mort Flesh + Apple + Wormwood Leaves/Scamp Skin + Rat Meat Alchemy Calculator
Paralyze + Frost Damage + Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Silence

Harrada + Spiddal Stick + Frost Salts/ Vampire Dust + Milk Thistle Seeds

Alchemy Calculator
Damage Fatigue + Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Paralyze + Silence

Harrada + Rat Meat + Clannfear Claws + Bonemeal
Harrada + Rat Meat + Daedra Venin + one from (Bonemeal or Crab Meat)
Harrada + Mutton + Clannfear Claws + Motherwort Sprig
Harrada + Mutton + Daedra Venin + one from (Motherwort or Rat Meat)

Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Intelligence + Damage Magicka + Damage Willpower + Paralyze Harrada + Wisp Stalk Caps + Fennel Seeds + one from (Elf Cup Cap, Morning Glory Root Pulp, Root Pulp, Scales, Tiger Lily Nectar or Troll Fat) Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Frost Damage + Paralyze + Silence Harrada + Milk Thistle Seeds + one from (Frost Salts, Vampire Dust) + one from (Scamp Skin, Spiddal Stick or Wormwood Leaves) Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Frost Damage + Paralyze + Silence (SI Only) Harrada + Vampire Dust + Bone MarrowSI Alchemy Calculator
Damage Fatigue + Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Fire Damage + Silence Spiddal Stick + Mort Flesh + Imp Gall + Rat Meat Alchemy Calculator
Damage Magicka + Damage Health + Damage Intelligence + Paralyze + Silence Bergamot Seeds + Harrada + Fennel Seeds + Wisp Stalk Caps Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Silence + Paralyze + Damage Magicka + Fire Damage (SI Only) Rot ScaleSI + Harrada + Spiddal Stick + Fire Salts Alchemy Calculator

[edit] Six Effect Poisons

These poisons all require the Shivering Isles ingredient Rot Scale

Effects Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Burden + Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Fire Damage + Paralyze + Silence Harrada + Rot ScaleSI + Spiddal Stick + Steel-Blue Entoloma Cap Alchemy Calculator
Burden + Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Frost Damage + Paralyze + Silence Bone MarrowSI + Morning Glory Root Pulp + Rot ScaleSI + Vampire Dust Alchemy Calculator

[edit] Availability by Level

[edit] Novice (0-24)

At Novice level, only a very limited number of alchemy effects are available. Without Shivering Isles ingredients, only 15 potion effects and 8 poison effects are available; no Fortify effects are available, mainly just various Restore effects. With Shivering Isles, Fortify Fatigue and Fortify Health become available. By far the easiest potion to create is Restore Fatigue. Many players may wish to quickly make a batch of Restore Fatigue potions just to advance to Apprentice level, at which point twice as many options become available.

Two-effect potions and poisons can be created at novice level. However, no three-effect potions or poisons are possible.

The novice level effects are also available via wortcraft, i.e., by simply eating one of the ingredients instead of creating a potion. A potion is generally much stronger than wortcraft (and also provides more Alchemy experience). However, cure effects (Cure Disease and Cure Poison) have no magnitude or duration and therefore are equally effective using wortcraft or potions.

[edit] Novice Effects

With Standard Ingredients
Potion Effects Poison Effects
With Shivering Isles Ingredients
Potion Effects Poison Effects
With Rare Ingredients
Potion Effects Poison Effects

[edit] Novice Recipes

Potions
Effect Magnitude† Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Fortify Fatigue (SI only) 22 pts for 84 secs Ashen RemainsSI + Wormwood Leaves Alchemy Calculator
Fortify Health (SI only) 13 pts for 49 secs Dog FoodSI + Mutton Alchemy Calculator
Restore Fatigue 4 pts for 15 secs (60 pts total) Apple + Corn (nearly any two food) Alchemy Calculator
Restore Health 2 pts for 7 secs (14 pts total) Cairn Bolete Cap + Venison Alchemy Calculator
Restore Magicka 4 pts for 14 secs (56 pts total) Flax Seeds + Steel-Blue Entoloma Cap Alchemy Calculator
Poisons
Effect Magnitude† Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Damage Fatigue 3 pts for 10 secs (30 pts total) Bonemeal + Rat Meat Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health 2 pts for 7 secs (14 pts total) Nightshade + Wisp Stalk Caps Alchemy Calculator
Damage Magicka 3 pts for 13 secs (39 pts total) Grummite EggsSI + Scamp Skin Alchemy Calculator

† Magnitudes calculated for alchemy=10, Luck=50, and a complete set of Novice-level alchemy equipment

[edit] Apprentice (25-49)

[edit] Apprentice Effects

The following effects are those that first become available at apprentice level; in addition, the novice level effects are all available.

With Standard Ingredients
Potion Effects Poison Effects
With Shivering Isles Ingredients
Potion Effects Poison Effects
With Rare Ingredients
Potion Effects Poison Effects

[edit] Apprentice Recipes

Potions
Effect(s) Magnitude† Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Detect Life 34 pts for 124 secs Bread Loaf + Rat Meat Alchemy Calculator
Feather 85 pts for 308 secs Flax Seeds + Venison Alchemy Calculator
Night-Eye 22 secs Carrot + Viper's Bugloss Leaves Alchemy Calculator
Water Breathing 33 secs Onion + White Seed Pod Alchemy Calculator
Frost Shield + Restore Magicka + Shield Bog Beacon Asco Cap + Bone ShardSI + Daedroth Teeth + Withering MoonSI Alchemy Calculator
Restore Health + Restore Magicka + Shield Bog Beacon Asco Cap + Cairn Bolete Cap + Venison + Withering MoonSI Alchemy Calculator
Poisons
Effect(s) Magnitude† Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Silence 8 secs Rice + Vampire Dust Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Fire Damage Flame StalkSI + Harrada + Spiddal Stick + Steel-Blue Entoloma Cap Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Frost Damage Bone MarrowSI + Grummite EggsSI + Harrada + Milk Thistle Seeds Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Silence Rice + Harrada + Spiddal Stick + Vampire Dust Alchemy Calculator

† Magnitudes calculated for alchemy=35, Luck=50, and a complete set of Apprentice-level alchemy equipment

[edit] Journeyman (50-74)

[edit] Journeyman Effects

The following effects are those that first become available at journeyman level; in addition, the novice and apprentice level effects are all available.

With Standard Ingredients
Potion Effects Poison Effects

[edit] Journeyman Recipes

Potions
Effect(s) Magnitude† Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Chameleon 23% pts for 80 secs Bloodgrass + Radish Alchemy Calculator
Fortify Health 45 pts for 155 secs Mutton + Somnalius Frond Alchemy Calculator
Fortify Intelligence 24 pts for 82 secs Carrot + Clouded Funnel Cap Alchemy Calculator
Fortify Magicka 44 pts for 151 secs Columbine Root Pulp + Ectoplasm Alchemy Calculator
Invisibility 24 secs Tinder Polypore Cap + Wormwood Leaves Alchemy Calculator
Reflect Damage 13% for 44 secs Green Stain Cup Cap + Scamp Skin Alchemy Calculator
Water Walking 73 secs Grapes + Tiger Lily Nectar Alchemy Calculator
Chameleon + Detect Life + Night-Eye Bread Loaf + Carrot + Daedra Silk + Screaming MawSI Alchemy Calculator
Fortify Intelligence + Fortify Magicka + Restore Magicka Blister Pod CapSI + Carrot + Clouded Funnel Cap + Void Salts Alchemy Calculator
Fortify Health + Fortify Magicka + Restore Speed Columbine Root Pulp + Ginkgo Leaf + Somnalius Frond + Wheat Grain Alchemy Calculator
Restore Health + Restore Magicka + Shield Bog Beacon Asco Cap + Flax Seeds + Fly Amanita Cap + Lavender Sprig Alchemy Calculator
Fortify Health + Restore Health + Restore Magicka + Shield Boar Meat + Flax Seeds + Void EssenceSI + Withering MoonSI Alchemy Calculator
Poisons
Effect(s) Magnitude† Most Common Ingredients All Possibilities
Fire Damage 6 pts for 22 secs (132 total) Spiddal Stick + Steel-Blue Entoloma Cap Alchemy Calculator
Frost Damage 6 pts for 22 secs (132 total) Milk Thistle Seeds + Vampire Dust Alchemy Calculator
Paralyze 2 secs Clannfear Claws + Daedra Venin Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Intelligence + Damage Magicka + Silence Fennel Seeds + Harrada + Motherwort Sprig + Wisp Stalk Caps Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Fire Damage + Frost Damage Bone MarrowSI + Milk Thistle Seeds + Spiddal Stick + Steel-Blue Entoloma Cap Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Fire Damage + Silence Harrada + Motherwort Sprig + Spiddal Stick + Steel-Blue Entoloma Cap Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Frost Damage + Silence Bone MarrowSI + Harrada + Milk Thistle Seeds + Motherwort Sprig Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Fire Damage + Paralyze Clannfear Claws + Daedra Venin + Spiddal Stick + Steel-Blue Entoloma Cap Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Frost Damage + Shock Damage Bone MarrowSI + Ectoplasm + Milk Thistle Seeds + Scalon FinSI Alchemy Calculator
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Paralyze + Silence Daedra Heart + Harrada + Fennel Seeds + Sacred Lotus Seeds Alchemy Calculator
  • Tip: If you want to make a lot of Fortify Intelligence potions, you should do it before you get 75 Alchemy skill, because after that, they will also Damage Endurance. Since this is the only way to make these potions, it may be a good idea to stock up while you can.
  • If you already have 75 skill level you can make a Fortify Intelligence that corrects the damage such as the one listed under Rare Effects.
  • Fortify Health and Fortify Endurance provide an instantaneous boost to your health, much like the restore health potions you can buy. Unfortunately, the boost expires when the fortify effect expires, but it is usually long enough to get you through a battle. If your current health is less than the boost amount when the effect expires, you won't die, but you will be left with only one health, or negative health in the case of fortify endurance. So if you use these, you should probably always use a regular restore health potion in conjunction.

[edit] Expert Level (75-99)

[edit] Expert Effects

The following effects are those that first become available at expert level.

With Standard Ingredients
Potion Effects Poison Effects

[edit] Master Level (100)

[edit] Master Effects

The following effects are those that first become available at master level.

With Standard Ingredients
Potion Effects Poison Effects

[edit] Special Effects

There are up to seven script effect ingredients available in Oblivion, which can be used to create unusual (although not necessarily useful) potions and poisons. Without any mods, only two ingredients are available: Poisoned Apple and Rat Poison. The Vile Lair adds Chokeberries; Unearthing Mehrunes Razor adds the champion's Beating Heart; and Shivering Isles adds Felldew, Greenmote, and Hearts of Order.

  • Beating Heart (script effect: Cannibal Consumption) produces a potion.
  • Chokeberry (script effect: Poison Fruit) produces a potion.
  • Felldew (script effect: Felldew Effect) produces a potion.
  • Greenmote (script effect: Greenmote Rapture) produces a poison.
  • Heart of Order (script effect: Favor of Jyggalag) produces a potion.
  • Poisoned Apple (script effect: Deadly Poison) produces a potion.
  • Rat Poison (script effect: Rat Poison) produces a potion.

A Master of Alchemy can easily create the corresponding potion/poison using any single ingredient. At lower levels, any two of these six script effect ingredients can be combined to create a script effect potion/poison. The potion's effect is determined by the first ingredient's effect. In other words, if you want a Greenmote Rapture potion, place Greenmote in the first ingredient slot and any of the other five ingredients in the second ingredient slot.

If you want to create a potion (rather than a poison) with the Greenmote Rapture effect, you must combine it with a second, positive effect (so that Greenmote Rapture is technically the negative side-effect of the potion). You can use any two ordinary ingredients (e.g., two ingredients with Restore Fatigue), then add Greenmote in the third ingredient slot, and another special ingredient in the fourth slot.

It is not possible to create an actual poison using the Poison Fruit or Deadly Poison effects. Any concoction containing either of these effects will always be a potion, meaning the only way to use it is to drink it. It cannot be applied to weapons like standard poisons.

Potions with Poison Fruit or Deadly Poison effects can be left in NPCs' houses. If all the food is removed from their house and their inventory then the NPCs will drink the "potion" and die. This will not work on NPCs with a replenishing food supply. The same effect can be accomplished more easily just using the raw ingredients. Poisoned Apples in particular are zero-weight and can therefore be reverse pickpocketed. There is no cure, or any way to reverse the effect of the Poisoned Apple/Deadly Poison: no potion, spell, scroll, greater power or altars of any kind.


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