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Quicksilver ingot
Quicksilver in its various forms

Quicksilver is a metal with a low melting point that is melded with Moonstone when forging elven weapons and elven gilded armor, and with Ebony and Steel when forging Nordic carved armor and weapons.


Name ID    
  Quicksilver Ore 0005ace2 1 25
  Quicksilver Ingot 0005ada0 1 60
  • 3 quicksilver ores are obtained by mining quicksilver ore veins.
  • 1 quicksilver ingot is obtained by smelting 2 quicksilver ores.

Mineral Sources

In addition to the following guaranteed sources, the best random locations are:

  • Quicksilver ingots may be sold by blacksmiths starting at level 18 and general goods merchants starting at level 10.
  • Quicksilver ore may be randomly found in Falmer loot starting at level 5.

There are a total of 57 veins, 10 ores, and 13 ingots available in the game. The following list only includes notable locations, in particular locations where multiple veins are located near each other and interior areas containing veins or ingots. The Quicksilver Veins category contains a more complete list of places containing single veins, and all exterior ore veins are shown on (map).

Region Location Veins Ores Ingots Details (see place pages for full information)
The Pale Quicksilver Mine 5 2
The Reach Blind Cliff Cave 3 2
Winterhold Blackreach 3
The Pale Wreck Of The Brinehammer 3 Located 650 ft WNW of the wreck (map)
SolstheimDB Altar of Thrond 2
The Rift Arcwind Point 2
Falkreath Hold Bloodlet Throne 2 (map)
The Reach Druadach Redoubt 2
Whiterun Hold Shimmermist Cave 2 (map)
The Pale Silverdrift Lair 2 (map)
The Rift Tolvald's Cave 2
Winterhold The Tower Stone 2 (map)
Whiterun Hold Fellglow Keep 3
Haafingar Bards College 2
Haafingar Castle Dour 2
The Reach Endon's House 1 1
Winterhold Saarthal 3
The Rift Autumnwatch Tower 1 (map)
Whiterun Hold Battle-Born Farm 1 (map)
The Reach Bthardamz 1
Whiterun Hold Cold Rock Pass 1
The Rift Forelhost 1
Winterhold Frostflow Lighthouse 1
The Reach The Karthspire 1
The Rift Last VigilDB 1
Haafingar Lost Echo Cave 1
The Reach Purewater Run 1
Haafingar Wolfskull Cave 1 (map)
The Reach Hag Rock Redoubt 2
Winterhold Alftand 1
Falkreath Hold Pinewatch 1