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Ectoplasm (Skyrim)

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For other uses, see Ectoplasm.

Ectoplasm is an ingredient in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. It can be used to make potions at an alchemy lab as part of alchemy.



Main article: Potions (Skyrim)
Restore Magicka Fortify Destruction Fortify Magicka Damage Health

† multiple effects

Other usesEdit

Three samples of ectoplasm are required to temper the Ghostblade at a grindstone. Ectoplasm is also used to upgrade the Drainspell Bow, Drainheart Sword and Drainblood Battleaxe at a grindstone.


  • It is one of only three alchemical ingredients to also have a use in Smithing, the others being Void Salts and Daedra Hearts.
  • Ectoplasm has a similar appearance to Spriggan Sap, though Spriggan Sap is greenish while Ectoplasm is pearly white.


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