Elder Scrolls
Elder Scrolls

For the item used to make potions in previous games, see Mortar and Pestle.

The Mortar and Pestle is an apothecary shop in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim that is located in Dawnstar. It is run by Frida, the widow of the alchemist who previously ran the shop.

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Talking to the owner about how she became a herbalist will activate a quest to retrieve the Ring of Pure Mixtures from Forsaken Cave. The reward for returning the ring is a raise to the alchemy skill by one level. The quest will fail if Frida dies for any reason.