Gloombound Ebony ore won't respawn.

#1svr2006gawdPosted 11/18/2011 4:24:13 AM
I've waited almost 2 months in-game now and it won't come back. And for some reason I can't mine the Ebony in Redbelly mine, even after the spider quest. What's going on? I have left the mine, and even went to Whiterun and waited then came back, still no luck.
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#2HighpitchsoloPosted 11/18/2011 4:26:15 AM
Perhaps it takes a certain amount of real life time?
#3svr2006gawd(Topic Creator)Posted 11/18/2011 4:27:04 AM
Well I mined it once, then I waited about 3 weeks in-game time and mined it again. Now it's just not coming back. I'm thinking maybe it only respawns once.
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#4ullr123Posted 11/18/2011 4:29:54 AM
Maybe it's a mixture of in-game and real world time so it stops people power levelling smithing and means they have to work to get their levels up. I think that with the ore though you can see it in the rock before you can mine it. Well that happened to me and I just went back a few days later.
#5svr2006gawd(Topic Creator)Posted 11/18/2011 4:31:17 AM
Power leveling smithing is much easier than mining Ebony. You buy iron ingots and leather straps from the 2 blacksmiths in Whiterun, make Iron Dagger and then sell them. Then you wait two days and they'll restock it and do it all over again. With about 15k, you can get 100 smithing from 20 in about 15-20 minutes.
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#6svr2006gawd(Topic Creator)Posted 11/18/2011 4:37:29 AM
Anyone know why?
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#7tiamat8917Posted 11/18/2011 5:33:10 AM
I'm pretty sure it's just a glitch. Though you might just not have waited long enough. In the guide it says mines respawn months, not days, later.
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#8svr2006gawd(Topic Creator)Posted 11/18/2011 5:34:03 AM
Yeah, I've waited over 2 in-game months now. I just need 6 more pieces to make 3 ingots, then I can complete my Legendary Daedric set.
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