- Thistle can be found in abundance along paths throughout Skyrim.
- A lot of thistles can be found in towns such as Riverwood.
- They can be grown if Hearthfire is installed.
- May be found in apothecary's satchels.
- Can be found on hostile mages.
- Sometimes on display on shelves or end tables once decorations are purchased for the Dragonborn's home.
- Can be bought from Alchemy shops.
- Main article: Potions (Skyrim)
|Resist Frost||Ravage Stamina||Resist Poison||Fortify Heavy Armor|
† multiple effects
- This plant is based off the real life Cotton Thistle/Scotch Thistle, a plant that is associated with defense and protection in Scotland, thus its mostly defensive alchemical attributes.
- The base magnitude of the Resist Poison effect for this ingredient is 3 instead of 4 and its duration is 0 instead of 60. This is only relevant if beehive husk and thistle branch are combined, in which case the resulting potion will have a 50% smaller magnitude than a typical custom Resist Poison potion—the magnitude is controlled by the properties of the beehive husk effect.