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For other uses, see Frost Salts.

Frost Salts are an ingredient in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. It can be used to make potions at an alchemy lab as part of alchemy.



Frost Salts can be crafted at the Atronach Forge with the following ingredients:

With the Dawnguard add-on, Frost Salts are also used in the crafting of Exploding steel or Exploding Dwarven bolts of ice. These can only be crafted at the forge in Fort Dawnguard after completing the relevant Dawnguard "Ancient Technology" quests.


Main article: Potions (Skyrim)
Weakness to Fire Resist Frost Restore Magicka Fortify Conjuration

† Multiple effects


Dravynea's Frost Salts[]

Dravynea the Stoneweaver in Kynesgrove will ask the Dragonborn to retrieve some frost salts.


  • A unique variation of Frost Salts, named "Farengar's Frost Salts," can be obtained from Farengar Secret-Fire to deliver to Arcadia. Aside from the name, they are identical to regular Frost Salts: they are the same weight and value. However, they cannot be eaten, like regular frost salts.