The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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Encyclopeadia Alchemica
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Encyclopeadia Alchemica

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The Encyclopeadia Alchemica is a six volume work that covers potions and poisons that can be made at an alchemy lab, descriptions of all ingredients (alchemy reagents) found in Skyrim (including new ingredients added by the Dawnguard, Hearthfire and Dragonborn DLC, and one volume with appendices.

Volume I: Potions
Volume II: Poisons
Volume III: Alchemy reagents (ingredients)
Volume IV: Locations - Part I - Abecean Longfin - Honeycomb
Volume V: Locations - Part II - Human Flesh - Yellow Mountain Flower
Volume VI: Appendices
- Appendix A: Perks
- Appendix B: Skill Books
- Appendix C: Most valuable potions/poisons

All six volumes can be found near alchemy labs in:

Player homes: Breezehome, Hjerim, Honeyside, Proudspire Manor and Vlindrel Hall

Castles and longhouses: Arch-Mage's Quarters in the College of Winterhold, Castle Dour, Dragonsreach, Mistveil Keep, Palace of the Kings and Understone Keep

Orc longhouses: Burguk's Longhouse

Merchants: Angeline's Aromatics, Arcadia's Cauldron, Elgrim's Elixirs, Grave Concoctions, The Hag's Cure, The Mortar and Pestle, The Thaumaturgist's Hut, The White Phial

Other places: Dark Brotherhood Sanctuary, Dawnstar Sanctuary, Ragged Flagon

Some of the ingredients are only available when you have Dawnguard or Hearthfire installed, but still you will be capable to create all potions and poisons. You just have to use other ingredients.

In Rev. 4 a two new volumes have been added, containing all the ingredients that can be found or harvested. Previous vol. 5 is now vol. 6. Volumes 4 and 5 are the new volumes. These volumes contain an image of the ingredients with following descriptions, as far as available or applicable:
* Source: environment to find the ingredient (normal habitat), including total number of spawning sites and total number of different locations
* Merchants: what chance do you have to buy the ingredient from apothecary merchants
* Containers: what chance do you have to find the ingredient in barrels, satchels, etc.
* Locations: locations where to find the most ingredients (in most cases about 200-300 ft around the location mentioned, otherwise inside buildings, caves, etc.)
* Guaranteed samples: places where you can find a number of guaranteed (already harvested) samples

Rev. 5: The EA is now available for purchase from Nurelion (The White Phial) in Windhelm, Bolar the Wise Woman from Narzulbur, Angeline Morrard in Solitude, Lami (Thaumatugist's Hut) in Morthal, Frida (The Mortar and Pestle) in Dawnstar, Zaria (Grave Conconctions) in Falkreath, Bothela and Muiri (The Hag's Cure) in Markarth, Murbul the Wise Woman from Dushnikh Yal, Sharamph the Wise Woman from Mor Khazgur, Elgrim and Hafjorg (Elgrim's Elixirs) in Riften and Arcadia (Arcadia's Cauldron) in Whiterun.


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Blake Oct 9 @ 1:32pm 
Thanks for the tips. You decrease the chance immensely of conflicts by just making them buyable books only, but other than that, a very nice helpful mod. Thanks.
Altbert  [author] Oct 9 @ 1:20pm 
As you can see in the above description the books are available from merchants. Buggy? Can't deny it, but I just can't check out over 50,000 mods for any one of these to interfere with my mod. If you are using mods, use a mod manager (Wrye Bash), LOOT for load order and maybe TES5Edit for finding mod conflicts. With all those mode around, you will definitely need those!
Blake Oct 9 @ 1:09pm 
Why would you do that? buggy, just make it so they are buyable from a vendor.
Altbert  [author] Oct 9 @ 12:56pm 
No, they will not probably displace current books. Worst case scenario: you will see the books mingled, two or more books at the same place. Pick up a book and you will see the next.
Blake Oct 9 @ 9:52am 
I already have books in my houses, and I dont want them disapearing if I get this mod, so will they conflict or displace my current books?
mcscookiejar Sep 27 @ 10:39pm 
appreciate the work!
NightShadeX62 Sep 23 @ 1:42pm 
I got the update and was able to get the other 2 books thank you for your help and doing what you could to remedy the issue so quickly. I love the books and thank you again so much. I gave you a "Thumb's up for your mod". Keep up the great work!! :)
Altbert  [author] Sep 17 @ 12:15pm 
@NightShadeX62: You may download a small update from my website:

All volumes are spread out on the floor, left of the alchemy table. Now it should be no problem to pick up the remaining volumes. Unzip the file and copy/move the ESP and BSA file to Skyrim's Data folder. Hope it works for you!
NightShadeX62 Sep 17 @ 8:50am 
they are on the floor under the desk. thanks for your prompt reply. :)
Altbert  [author] Sep 17 @ 8:43am 
@NightShadeX62: That's odd, because all six volumes should be on one pile to the left of the alchemy table (and to the right of the large sack). I will look into it and post an update.