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Human Heart (Skyrim)

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




  • Can sometimes spawn in an apothecary satchel.
  • Narfi can give this to the Dragonborn along with other possible alchemy ingredients if informed of his sister's death.
  • Some Falmer capture and enslave humans. The remains of these humans may contain human hearts.
  • Can be found in Forsworn camps where Forsworn Briarhearts are located. They are found performing the ritual to create another briarheart where the dead forsworn has had their heart removed in order to be transformed.
  • Can sometimes be found among other loot in chests in the Soul Cairn.DG
  • May be found on Falmer.



Main article: Potions (Skyrim)
Damage Health Damage Magicka Damage Magicka Regen Frenzy

† multiple effects

Other usesEdit

A human heart can be used to create a Daedra Heart at the Atronach Forge. These ingredients are needed:

The Sigil Stone is not consumed with the creation of the Daedra Heart.


  • The Human Heart looks similar to the Daedra Heart, though the Daedra Heart is a much deeper red and there are more arteries at the top of the Daedra Heart.
  • Although there are Human Hearts for use in Alchemy, there are no Argonian, Khajiit, or Elven hearts used in alchemy.


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