Nirnroot is a plant known for its audible vibrating noise when neared and is usually found very near to a source of water. The plant has appeared in The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and The Elder Scrolls Online. In Skyrim, a variation, the Crimson Nirnroot, was first discovered.[1]

Nirnroot is known to appear in the following provinces:


According to The Book of the Great Tree, the closer a Nirnroot is to the Great Tree the taller and lusher the plant will grow.[2]

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  • In Fallout 4, another game by Bethesda, a nirnroot-like plant known as the "Experimental plant" (nicknamed Glowleaf) that makes strange noises and only grows near water. Note: It can only be found in the Prydwen. 

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  • Whats up with Nirnroot?

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    • nirnroot are so rare in oblivion they have a value of about 5. or nothing. i cant remember
    • Keep in mind that alchemist's in Oblivion don't recognize the plant.