- Main article: Soul Gem (Oblivion)
Soul Gems are used for harvesting the souls of unsentient creatures and then binding them into the gem. This bound soul can then be used for enchanting weapons and armor, or other purposes of the arcane.
The Common Soul Gem is the medium size Soul Gem, and can only carry white souls equal or lesser than the "Common" category. When filled with the best applicable soul, their capacity utilized in enchanting is 800.
- Can be purchased from most alchemical and magical merchants.
- Can be looted from mages and necromancers.