Elder Scrolls
Elder Scrolls

Main article: Ingots (Skyrim)
For other uses, see Quicksilver Ingot.

Quicksilver Ingot is a smithing material in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim used to craft and improve various weapons and armor.


Elven Weapons[]

Elven Gilded Armor[]

  • Elven Gilded Armor: 3 Leather Strips, 1 Iron Ingot, 4 Refined Moonstone, 1 Quicksilver Ingot

Nordic Weapons[]

Nordic Carved Armor[]

Stalhrim Armor[]



The following materials are needed to smelt a single Quicksilver Ingot:

Along with smelting, they can be bought at general goods merchants and blacksmiths. Furthermore, they can be found on enemies as loot.


  • "Quicksilver" is an old name for the element Mercury, which in real life is a liquid at room temperature and is highly toxic.
  • In reality, a Quicksilver (Mercury) ingot could not be made, unless its temperature reaches -38°C, since it would be liquid at higher temperatures. That said, compounds such as cinnabar that contain mercury do exist naturally in the solid state.