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Skyrim:Dwarven Oil

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Dwarven Oil
Dwarven Oil
Value 15 Weight 0.25
Alchemy Effects
1st Weakness to Magic Weakness to Magic
2nd Fortify Illusion Fortify Illusion
3rd Regenerate Magicka Regenerate Magicka
4th Restore Magicka Restore Magicka
# Samples 24
Creature Dwarven Automatons
Merchant Avail. Uncommon
A sample of Dwarven oil

Dwarven Oil is dropped by Dwarven automatons. Dwarven oil has all the same effects as taproot, allowing you to make a potion with all four effects.


In terms of combinations of two ingredients, Dwarven Oil can be combined with 46 other ingredients.

4 EffectsEdit

Desired Effect Combine with:
  Fortify Illusion   Regenerate Magicka   Restore Magicka   Weakness to Magic Taproot

2 EffectsEdit

Desired Effect Combine with:
  Fortify Illusion   Restore Magicka Mora Tapinella
  Fortify Illusion   Weakness to Magic Scaly Pholiota
  Regenerate Magicka   Restore Magicka Fire Salts, LichorCC (1.2× ,1.22× ) (1.2× ,1.22× ), Moon Sugar
  Regenerate Magicka   Weakness to Magic Jazbay Grapes, Salt Pile
  Restore Magicka   Weakness to Magic Creep Cluster

1 EffectEdit

Desired Effect Combine with:
  Weakness to Magic Dreugh WaxCC (1.5× ,1.56× ), Kresh FiberCC (1.5× ,1.56× ), MarshmerrowCC (1.5× ,1.56× ), Rock Warbler Egg, RoobrushCC (1.5× ,1.56× ), Torchbug Thorax
  Fortify Illusion Bliss Bug ThoraxCC (0.25× ,0.21× ), Dragon's Tongue, Watcher's EyeCC (5× ,5.87× )
  Regenerate Magicka Garlic, Minotaur HornCC (1.2× ,1.22× ), Purple Butterfly WingCC, Salmon RoeHF, Screaming MawCC (4× ,0.2× ,0.78× ), Scrib JellyCC (1.2× ,1.22× ), Thorn HookCC (0.6× ,0.6× ,0.32× )
  Restore Magicka Blister Pod CapCC (1.2× ,1.22× ), Bog BeaconCC (1.2× ,1.22× ), Briar Heart, ComberryCC (1.2× ,1.22× ), Congealed PutrescenceCC (1.2× ,1.22× ), Ectoplasm, Elves Ear, Elytra IchorCC (1.2× ,1.22× ), Frost Salts, Fungus StalkCC (1.2× ,1.22× ), Giant Lichen, Grass Pod, Green Butterfly WingCC, Human Flesh, Pearl, Red Mountain Flower, Steel-Blue EntolomaCC, Vampire Dust, White Cap, Wild Grass PodCC, Withering MoonCC (1.2× ,1.22× )


11 guaranteed samples can be found in 3 different locations:

With the Dawnguard add-on 1 more guaranteed sample can be found in 1 different location:

With the Dragonborn add-on 12 more guaranteed samples can be found in 1 different location:

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.


Dwarven centurions (including Dwarven centurion guardians and Dwarven centurion masters) are guaranteed to drop at least one sample of Dwarven oil. All other automatons, in particular all varieties of Dwarven spheres, Dwarven spiders, and Dwarven ballistaeDB, have a 50% chance of dropping one sample.