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Skyrim:Grass Pod

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Grass Pod
Grass Pod
Value 1 Weight 0.1
Alchemy Effects
1st Resist Poison Resist Poison
2nd Ravage Magicka Ravage Magicka
3rd Fortify Alteration Fortify Alteration
4th Restore Magicka Restore Magicka
# Samples 8
Plant Spiky Grass
# Plants 509
Garden HF 3
Merchant Avail. Uncommon
Spiky grass plants

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 (four with the Dragonborn add-on, eight with Creation Club content) ingredients with a Fortify Alteration effect.


In terms of combinations of two ingredients, Grass Pods can be combined with 51 other ingredients.

4 EffectsEdit

Desired Effect Combine with:
  Resist Poison   Ravage Magicka   Fortify Alteration   Restore Magicka Wild Grass PodCC

2 EffectsEdit

Desired Effect Combine with:
  Ravage Magicka   Restore Magicka Red Mountain Flower, White Cap

1 EffectEdit

Desired Effect Combine with:
  Resist Poison Beehive Husk (0.5× ,0.46× ), Charred Skeever Hide, Falmer Ear, Garlic, Minotaur HornCC (1.25× ,1.27× ), Mudcrab Chitin, Ogre's TeethCC (1.25× ,1.27× ), Slaughterfish Egg, Thistle Branch (0.75× ,0× ,0.1× ), Troll Fat, Yellow Mountain FlowerDG
  Ravage Magicka Alocasia FruitCC (1.5× ,1.56× ), Coda FlowerCC (1.5× ,1.56× ), Frost Mirriam, Lavender, Orange Dartwing, ScathecrawDB, Spawn AshDB
  Fortify Alteration Blind Watcher's EyeCC (1.25× ,1.27× ), Burnt Spriggan WoodDB, River Betty, Screaming MawCC (1.25× ,1.27× ), Sload SoapCC (1.25× ,1.27× ), Spriggan Sap
  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× ), Creep Cluster, Dwarven Oil, Ectoplasm, Elves Ear, Elytra IchorCC (1.2× ,1.22× ), Fire Salts, Frost Salts, Fungus StalkCC (1.2× ,1.22× ), Giant Lichen, Green Butterfly WingCC, Human Flesh, LichorCC (1.2× ,1.22× ), Moon Sugar, Mora Tapinella, Pearl, Steel-Blue EntolomaCC, Taproot, Vampire Dust, Withering MoonCC (1.2× ,1.22× )


7-8(DG) guaranteed samples can be found in 5-6(DG) different locations:

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.


A map of all spiky grass in Skyrim's overworld.

509 spiky grass plants are found in 44 different locations. Locations with the greatest numbers are:


Despite the ingredient name, it looks nothing like a pod. Instead, it appears much like real-world Cat Tail ferns, which grow in or around water, much like the Spiky Grass plants do in the game.