I am aware that there is a perk that reveals more effects when ingredients are eaten. Is it possible to learn different effects by eating the same ingredient multiple times?

  • Nope. uesp.net/wiki/Skyrim:Alchemy Dec 31, 2016 at 5:20
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    In case the reference no longer exists: the answer is that there is a perk that allows more ingredients to be discovered through eating. Dec 31, 2016 at 6:00
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    This seems like a question already asked (with an up-voted and accepted answer) here: gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/34982/… But also intentionally rhetorical without offering any new or useful information. Jan 1, 2017 at 21:38
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    @JimThio Because it's a relatively poor question with very little research or effort put into it. We appreciate questions that show at least a little initiative on this site. Jan 3, 2017 at 14:19
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    @JimThio - the claim of "little research" is made likely because the answer is readily available on numerous sites, one of which is...here, five years ago, when it was a relevant question during the initial release of the title and not at a re-release (where the answer to this question would be inferred as "no": gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/34982/…. Jan 9, 2017 at 7:14

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No, without perks you will only ever reveal the first of an ingredient's four effects by eating it.

  • references to confirm?
    – user4951
    Jan 5, 2017 at 6:55
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    @JimThio 410 hours in the game. Jan 5, 2017 at 12:33
  • How do you know you've been playing for 410 hours.
    – user4951
    Jan 5, 2017 at 13:28

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