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Orange Dartwing is an ingredient in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. It can be used to make potions at an alchemy lab as part of alchemy. It is one of many insects found living in Skyrim.



Like most flying insects, the process of harvesting can be slow-going. It is therefore advisable to use the Destruction spell Ice Storm which can speed the process up significantly. It is because insects caught in this spell's 'field of effect' are not flung away, but rather remain frozen in place then fall directly to the ground where they may be easily picked up. (Butterfly wings actually make a thump when they hit the ground.) Telekinesis is great for retrieval or to simply locate items in grassy areas.

The fish hatchery included in the Hearthfire add-on is the best known location for harvesting. Just cast Ice Storm so that it skims over the water and the frozen dartwings will fall to the bottom. The unique color of the lake floor makes this location ideal for easily locating the frozen dartwings.

This technique can also be used inside the garden wing (if built) and if aimed carefully will cause little to no chaos with the placed items. Sometimes casting straight up will cause insects previously unseen to fall.


Main article: Potions (Skyrim)
Restore Stamina Ravage Magicka Fortify Pickpocket Lingering Damage Health

† multiple effects


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