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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.



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) and zombiesCC (who drop mort flesh) . 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.


  • There is a unique version of bone meal named Berit's Ashes that shares the same properties as regular bone meal. Combining these two ingredients will therefore result in all four effects being discovered at once.