Grass Pods are harvested from Spiky Grass plants that grow along Skyrim's northern coasts and along the rivers around Morthal.
It is one of only three ingredients with a Fortify Alteration effect.
8 guaranteed samples can be found in 6 different locations:
- 2 in Japhet's Folly Towers (Winterhold)
- 2 in the White Phial (Windhelm)
- 1 in Alftand Animonculory (Winterhold)
- 1 in Fellglow Keep (Whiterun Hold)
- 1 in Thaumaturgist's Hut (Morthal)
- 1 in Valerica's StudyDG (Castle Volkihar)
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.
509 spiky grass plants are found in 44 different locations. Locations with the greatest numbers are:
- 32 around Ravenscar Hollow (Haafingar)
- 25 around Steepfall Burrow (Haafingar)
- 24 around Northwatch Keep (Haafingar)
- 24 around Widow's Watch Ruins (Haafingar)
- 24 around the Wreck Of The Brinehammer (The Pale)
- 22 around Orphan's Tear (Haafingar)
- 22 around the Tower Stone (Winterhold)
- 20 around Pilgrim's Trench (Winterhold)