Master the Hunt: Unveiling the Ultimate Guide to Catching Pygmy Sunfish in Skyrim's Vast Wilderness!

Pygmy Sunfish serves not only as a valuable alchemy ingredient in Skyrim but also as a crucial quest item for Swims-In-Deep-Water's "Caught in the Rain" quest. While it may be relatively uncommon and a bit challenging to catch, especially if you're unfamiliar with its habitats, this guide is here to help. Discover the prime fishing spots and environmental spawns where Pygmy Sunfish can be found, ensuring you're well-equipped for your alchemical endeavors or quest completion.

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Before delving into the specific locations, it's essential to note that your chances of catching a Pygmy Sunfish are significantly improved during rainy weather in Skyrim.

Prime Fishing Spots:

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Here are seven named locations and three unnamed ones where you can utilize a fishing rod to catch Pygmy Sunfish. Keep in mind that your success may depend on luck, but the spots listed below offer opportunities for a catch:

  1. Fisherman’s Island on Lake Ilinalta
  2. Fisherman’s Camp on Lake Ilinalta
  3. Half-Moon Mill
  4. Mistveil Keep
  5. Heartwood Mill
  6. Faldar’s Tooth
  7. Stony Creek Cave
  8. Unnamed body of water at (22, -16) closest to Geirmund’s Hall.
  9. Unnamed body of water at (41, -23) closest to Riften city north gate.
  10. Unnamed body of water at (-5, -14) near South Brittleshin Pass.

Guaranteed Environmental Spawns:

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For those seeking a more assured way to collect Pygmy Sunfish, here are five named and nine unnamed locations where you can find them as environmental spawns. Simply aim at them and press the interact button to gather them without the need for a fishing rod:

  1. Hot spring at Ancestor Glade
  2. Witchmist Sulphur Pool
  3. Darkwater Crossing
  4. Unnamed body of water at (30, -8) near Darkwater Crossing.
  5. The Mournful Giant
  6. Unnamed body of water at (34, - 7) closest to The Mournful Giant.
  7. Bonestrewn Crest
  8. Unnamed bodies of water at (34, -5) and (30, -5) near Bonestrewn Crest.
  9. Unnamed body of water at (32, -7) closest to Mistwatch Folly.
  10. Unnamed bodies of water at (35, -4) and (34, -4) near Steamcrag Camp.
  11. Unnamed body of water at (26, -4) near Broken Limb Camp.
  12. Unnamed body of water at (27, -6) closest to Hunter’s Camp: Sulphur Soaking Pools.

Armed with this knowledge, you can now confidently brew potions or complete the "Caught in the Rain" quest with ease.