Ore DOES Respawn

#1Admir91Posted 11/15/2011 11:52:09 AM
I revisited the Malachite mine in Kynesgrove and the quicksilver mine in in Dawnstar and the ore does respawn, but I don't know how long it took. It may first appear that there is ore in the rocks, but it won't let you mine it. So I fast traveled to another city and back and then I could mine it again.

Also, if you want ore or ignits quicker, "wait" infront of a smith until they reopen their shop the next morning.
#2Fisto_Posted 11/15/2011 11:52:41 AM
Ebony ore doesn't respawn. :(
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#3udomaPosted 11/15/2011 11:53:21 AM
Ebony Ore does respawn, I've mined the crap out of the ebony mine on the East part of the map
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#4hbjames316Posted 11/16/2011 3:33:42 AM
I think what is causeing all of this confusion is that the ore deposits out in Skyrim do not respawn. There is a deposit just to the left of the front door to Witerun, and I haven't seen that respawn EVER! But apparently the deposits in caves and dungens do respawn. Please correct me if I'm wrong.
#5HunterTorenPosted 11/16/2011 3:35:05 AM
I have the guide and it says in there that it respawns after about a month.
#6ScorpeXPosted 11/16/2011 3:35:42 AM
Read many times, they respawn in 1 month (game time).
#7D3AKUsPosted 11/16/2011 3:36:13 AM
Yes , the ones in the mines DO respawn after on Month of ingame time.
#8Back_StabbathPosted 11/16/2011 3:37:14 AM

From: udoma | #003
Ebony Ore does respawn, I've mined the crap out of the ebony mine on the East part of the map


elaborate please? I need some ebony.
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#9hbjames316Posted 11/16/2011 3:40:13 AM
Like I said...the one's in caves respawn...apparently in a about a month. But the one's out in the world dont. Beleave me, I'm have about 5 month's in game time pass and and one just to the right left of the whiterun door will not respawn. I check it all the time!
#10Dreadmaster2001Posted 11/18/2011 12:45:26 AM
I do not think its a month. I think its more like 2 weeks. I mined ebony at the mine near the orc camp in the east, and did at the most 4 quests. That was on the 1st of Heartfire. It is the 14th, and the deposits are back. Maybe a glitch, maybe actual time. All I know is that it took 2 weeks, not a whole month.