Skyrim:Dwarven Oil

Skyrim: Alchemy / Items: Ingredients
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 11
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.



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.