The Warped Soul Gem is acquired from Enthir and Arniel Gane in the quest "Arniel's Endeavor." Arniel asks the Dragonborn to take the Soul Gem with them and locate three Dwemer Convectors, which are required for the process of making the soul gem usable.
The Warped Soul Gem must be placed in a Dwemer Convector three times and heated up using Arniel's Convection before it will become ready for use.
- It cannot be picked up again after the quest is completed.
- The Warped Soul Gem cannot be filled.
- It is identical in appearance to a Grand Soul Gem.