The Moth in a Jar is a unique miscellaneous item in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim that contains a live luna moth. There are other types of jars like this that can be found, each type containing a different type of insect that can be found throughout Skyrim.


In Duskglow Crevice, on the end table near a clothes iron at the end of the map, specifically in the final room on the West.



  • The Moth in a Jar, the Torchbug in a Jar and the Butterfly in a Jar are the only insect-containing jars that respawn.
  • This is the only one of the five bugs in a jar that has no sale value.
  • The markings on the lid read "M" and then "+."

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  • What are the bugs in jars for?

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    • ^expanding on that idea. the insects in a jar are people who annoyed the Mad God and got Wabbajacked into insect form, stuck in a jar, ...
    • Garry Damrau wrote: As I remember, you need to punch an airhole in the lid of a jar so the bugs can breath. Don't you? How?! :P