The Soul Essence Gem is an item that is used to hold part of the Dragonborn's soul if the option to become partially soul-trapped is chosen at the end of the quest "Chasing Echoes."

When found during the quest "Beyond Death," it will remove the Weakened Soul ability that is gained upon becoming soul trapped.


After retrieving the Elder Scroll, Valerica will give the Dragonborn the objective to find the Soul Essence Gem.

It can be found in the Soul Cairn


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  • Soul Cairn: Can't find my soul essence gem

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    • I remember I actually once left the Soul Cairn without taking back the Soul Gem and my stats were still automatically restored when leaving.
    • If your human (dawngaurd) then the soul cairn will mess with your states until you leave were as if you're a vampire then your good.
  • Location of gem?

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    • you get the misc quest after asking serenas mother about it
    • There is no marker for me, but I'm using the remake.
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