Soul Gems are used for resurrecting yourself and your allies, as well as keeping weapons and armor enchanted. In order to fill a soul gem, the Soul Trap ability must be used. Empty and filled soul gems can be bought from Mystics and other players.
The following table shows the original Soul Gem information. It has since been updated. As of Update 12, all Soul Gems were replaced with Grand Soul Gems, as One Tamriel removed the need for level-based content. If was further updated in Update 14, renaming them all to Soul Gems.
|Petty||Capture lvl 1–9 souls when empty||1|
|Minor||10||Capture lvl 10–19 souls when empty; used to refill lvl 10–19 weapons, and revive lvl 10–19 players when filled||15|
|Lesser||20||Capture lvl 20–29 souls when empty; used to refill lvl 20–29 weapons, and revive lvl 20–29 players when filled||20|
|Common||30||Capture lvl 30–39 souls when empty; used to refill lvl 30–39 weapons, and revive lvl 30–39 players when filled||22|
|Greater||40||Capture lvl 40–49 souls when empty; used to refill lvl 40–49 weapons, and revive lvl 40–49 players when filled||26|
|Grand||50||Capture lvl 50 souls when empty; used to refill lvl 50 or better weapons, and revive lvl 50 or better players when filled||30|
|Crown||These soul gems can be used to revive players of any level, and to fully charge weapons of any level.||0|
- Soul Trap
- Soul Lock – has a 5% chance to automatically absorb the soul of a defeated creature.
- Soul Summons – allows one to revive every 2 (or 1) hours without having to use a soul gem
- Oblivion's Edge set – fills an empty soul gem with 5 pieces worn