Oblivion Potions and Poisons
Here you will find a selection of potions and poisons, taken from the Strategy guide. This is just a preliminary list. Soon you will find the "Dwemer Potion Machine" here, to generate potions by selected effects or ingredients.
Last update: 7th April 2006 - 08:19 GMT+1
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OneEyedZiggy's Alchemy Calculator!
Thank you to OneEyedZiggy, a member at the Official Elder Scrolls forums, who was so kind as to provide a little nifty tool, for all of us potion and poison users.
With this tool you can make some easy selections and brew potions and poisons instantly without having to be in the game. The tool is available for Windows users. The tool might get some changes due to bugs or userinput later. You can direct bugs to me at email@example.com and will be able to send them to oneyedziggy aswell.
Feel free to download Alchemy calculator version 1.7 this great tool which is now available as version 1.2 with an updated ingredient list.
Potions/Poisons to be made at Novice level
Just getting started can be confusing. So here are some recipes for useful potions you can make at Novice level.
Flax Seeds, Steel Blue Entoloma
Cairn Bolete Cap, Lady's Smock Mantle
any two of Wisp Stalk Cap, Stinkhorn Cap, Nightshade or Spiddal Stick
Potions/Poisons to be made at Apprentice level
When you reach Apprentice level you can really start making worthwhile potions and poisons, some even with multiple effects. Here are some of the more useful ones.
Flax Seeds, Venison OR Flax Seeds, Sacred Lotus Seeds (more common)
Mandrake Root, Elf Cup Cap
Ginseng, Redwort Flower (by Carmien)
Bergamot Seeds, Ectoplasm
Lady's Smock Leaves, Aloe Vera Leaves
Carrot, Viper's Bugloss Leaves
Rat Meat, Bread Loaf
Onion, White Seed Pot
Vampire Dust, Rice
Green Stain Cup Cap, Peony Seeds
Damage Health + Damage Magicka:
Harrada, Spiddal Stick
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Silence:
Harrada, Spiddal Stick, Vampire Dust, Rice
Potions/Poisons to be made at Journeyman level
Journeyman level reveals three ingredient effects. Multiple effect combinations are more numerous, and some new potion and poison effects are no possible.
Grapes, Tiger Lily Nectar, Stinkhorn Cap
Arrowroot, Elf Cup Cap
Tinder Polypore, Wormwood Leaves
Scamp Skin, Green Stain Cup
Fire Salts, Steeel Blue Entolima
Milk Thistle, Vampire Dust
Clannfear Claws, Daedra Venin
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Silence:
Harrada, Spiddal Stick, Rice
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Damage Speed:
Harrada, Spiddal Stick, Peony Seeds, Pear
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Fire Damage:
Harrada, Spiddal Stick, Steel Blue Entoloma
Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Fire Damage + Silence:
Harrada, Spiddal Stick, Blue Entoloma, Rice
Potions/Poisons to be made at Expert level
Expert level reveals all possible ingredient effects. Creating single effect potions/poisons should be easy by now, but here's one brand new potion and some combination poisons to try.
Fortify Speed (+ Damage Health):
Pear, Wisp Stalk Cap (yes, this is a potion and not a poison, since it contains positive effects)
Glow Dust, Cinnabar Polypore Cap Yellow
Fire Damage + Shock Damage + Damage Health (common):
Spiddal Stick, Imp Gall, Ectoplasm, Fly Aminata Cap
Fire Damage + Shock Damage + Damage Health (uncommon):
Imp Gall, Ectoplasm, Fire Salts, Ogre's Teeth
Paralyze + Frost Damage:
Dryad's Saddle Polypore, Milk Thistle Seeds, Tennel Seeds
Paralyze + Frost Damage + Silence:
Harrada, Milk Thistle Seeds, Vampire Dust
Paralyze + Frost Damage + Damage Magicka + Silence:
Fennel Seeds, Harrada, Milk Thistle Seeds, Vampire Dust
Paralyze + Fire Damage + Damage Magicka + Damage Health:
Steel Blue Entoloma, Imp Gall, Harrada, Fennel Seeds
Paralyze + Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Damage Intelligence:
Fennel Seeds, Harrada, Wisp Stalk Cap
"Heavy Firestorm" | Damage Health + Fire Damage + Shock Damage + Burden:
Ectoplasm, Fly Aminata Cap, Spiddal Stick, Steel Blue Entoloma Cap (by Tyler H.)
"Silent Reckoning" | Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Damage Fatigue + Fire Damage + Silence:
Spiddle Stick, Imp Gall, Rat Meat, Motherwort Sprig (by Tyler H.)
Spiddle Stick, Imp Gall, Rat Meat, Mort Flesh
"Icestorm Fury" | Damage Health + Damage Magicka + Ice Damage + Silence + Paralyze:
Frost Salts, Milk Thistle Seeds, Harrada, Wormwood Leaves (by Tyler H.)
Frost Salts, Milk Thistle Seeds, Harrada, Scamp Skin
Vampire Dust, Milk Thistle Seeds, Harrada, Scamp Skin
"The Warriors Prayer" | Invisibility + Restore Magicka + Restore Fatigue + Restore Health:
Aloe Vera Leaves, Stinkhorn Cap, Blackberry, Fly Aminata Cap (by Galeth)
"Magebane" | Damage Intelligence + Damage Magicka + Paralyze + Damage Health + Damage Willpower:
Wispstalk Cap + Fennel Seeds + Harrada + Morning Glory Root Pulp (by Galeth)