- Torchbug Thorax can be gathered by catching Torchbugs. They are easy to spot flying around the edges of lakes at dusk—they spawn between 8pm and 11pm. In most locations, a group of three insects spawns, randomly divided between Torchbugs and Luna Moths.
- Outside Whiterun, in particular near Honningbrew Meadery and Chillfurrow Farm
- Riften, especially just to the south of the town walls
- The Midden
- East of Talking Stone Camp
- Bloated Man's Grotto
- Near The Apprentice Stone
|Restore Stamina||Lingering Damage Magicka||Weakness to Magic||Fortify Stamina|
† multiple effects
- The name "Torchbug Thorax" is incorrect. The ingredient's model is that of the torchbug's abdomen, which is the bio-luminescent (glowing) part of its body.