1 Answer. A black soul gem can only be filled by the soul of a living human, or a creature with a Grand soul, such as a Mammoth (thanks to tjd for pointing this out!).
What soul gem do giants fill?
Larger or higher-leveled creatures possess greater or grand souls, such as mammoths (grand) or giants (greater). Humanoid races possess grand souls, but can only be trapped in a black soul gem or the Daedric artifact the Black Star, which is obtained through the quest of the same name.
What enemies fill what soul gems?
- Any weak hostile animal or passive animal will go into a petty gem (rabbit, fox, goat, wolf, dog, chicken, mudcrab, slaughterfish, cow, elk, skeever).
- Any moderately powerful animal or rare passive animal will go into a lesser gem (sabre cat, horse, snow fox, pit wolf, ice wolf, charus).
Can I buy a filled black soul gem?
10 Answers. In the College of Winterhold’s living quarters, you can find a black market merchant named Enthir – he’ll sell you Black Soul Gems for something like 1200 or 1300 septims. You can also find them in Geode Clusters in Blackreach. It isn’t a merchant, but it is mineable.
Are black soul gems better than grand?
The main benefit of a black soul gem is that it can capture grand leveled souls from humanoids, whereas those souls cannot normally be captured. These sources tend to be plentiful and easier to kill, compared with common grand level white soul sources, such as mammoths.
What is the fastest way to fill soul gems?
If you take a stack of soul gems (more than 8 is a stack) and give them to a companion with a soul trap weapon (it’s is best to give them a bow and melee weapon so they don’t mess it up), when they kill something, it will fill the entire stack of soul gems.
Why can’t I fill a black soul gem?
Also a black soul gem requires a human soul which means you have to kill a human (normal or vampire, doesn’t matter I think) and the gem will fill up.
How do you cure a black soul gem with vampirism?
See: Vampirism. Simply talk to Falion at the mound at dawn (around 5:00 am works), say “Let’s get this over with” and he will perform a ritual to cure you of your vampirism. It’s over with.
Who can I kill to fill a black soul gem?
You have to kill a human. Any human, including but not limited to bandits, civillians, and guards meet the criteria. DCShannon is right, but at the same time it wouldn’t be a black soul, which is what you actually need.
What can fill a grand soul?
Souls from the Creatures below will fit into a Grand Soul Gem.
- Ancient Dragon.
- Elder Dragon.
- Dragon Priest.
- Dremora Valkynaz.
- Falmer Shadowmaster.
- Falmer Spellsword Shadowmaster.
- Falmer Warrior Shadowmaster.
- Falmer Boss Warrior Shadowmaster.
What souls do Draugr have?
Draugr Scourges yield Common Souls. Draugr Deathlords yield Greater Souls (Level 30) or Grand Souls (Level 40). Draugr Death Overlords yield Greater Souls (Level 34) or Grand Souls (Level 45).
Can followers fill soul gems?
Now, followers can make it way easier to fill soul gems (unless this has been patched) by filling an entire stack when they capture a soul, but they won’t recharge depleted weapons. In other words, Soul Trap-enchanted weapons will let followers trap souls, but the followers won’t use those soul gems to recharge.
Are black soul gems reusable?
The Black Star is a reusable Black Soul Gem that can be obtained during the quest of the same name. … Additionally, Black Soul Gems are used in a number of Atronach Forge Recipes.
What is a black soul?
It’s a very common phrase for people who lack empathy, compassion or heartless. A person in an accident is dying and a passerby instead of helping robs him by taking victim’s money and other belongings then it can be said the passerby who robbed accident victim has a black soul.
Do black soul gems break?
A Black Soul Gem is the only type of soul gem that can trap Black Souls, which are human souls (the most powerful type of soul). You use souls by charging enchanted weapons with them, but most soul gems are destroyed once you use them.