|2nd||Lingering Damage Health|
|3rd||Fortify Heavy Armor|
71 guaranteed samples can be found in 32 different locations. Locations with the greatest numbers are:
- 6 in Glenmoril Coven (Falkreath Hold)
- 6 in Tolvald's Cave (The Rift)
- 5 in Proudspire Manor (Solitude)
- 4 in Japhet's Folly Towers (Winterhold)
- 4 in the Thalmor Embassy, Elenwen's Solar (Haafingar)
- 4 in Vittoria Vici's House (Solitude)
It is categorized as an uncommon ingredient, meaning that all apothecary merchants have a 15% chance of carrying 1-5 samples. In addition, it may be randomly found in uncommon- and rare-type apothecary's satchels.
Slaughterfish scales are always dropped by slaughterfish.