- Main article: Staves (Skyrim)
- One is in Snapleg Cave. This is a fixed location.
- Snapleg Cave is located east of Ivarstead. Upon entering the cave there is a room with three skeevers and a dead deer, with a tunnel at the far end. Beyond the tunnel are two witches and an animal (a skeever, troll, or frostbite spider). The staff is here, resting on a wooden box atop a mound to the left of the first tent.
- Advanced mages (Faralda, Tolfdir, Phinis Gestor, Drevis Neloren and Colette Marence) in the College of Winterhold sometimes sell this staff.
- Found as random loot in chests.
- Although this staff does not have much usage, the recharge of the staff is larger than a grand soul gem.
This section contains bugs related to Staff of Paralysis. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:
- Riverwood will cause the guards to turn hostile on the target animal. Using this staff on animals in