Skyrim:Magical Effects

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This page provides an overview of all the magical effects available in Skyrim. In most cases, these effects are used in a number of different ways - for example they may appear in spells, potions, or enchanted items. Certain magical effects may have limitations to their use; others may not be available to the player at all. More information concerning this and other details of magical effects can be found on the individual effect pages.

The following pages have information on specific ways of using magical effects:

Availability of Effects[edit]

This section lists all of the known magical effects, sorted by magical school.

Alteration[edit]

Effect Name Type Spell Built-In
Potion
Custom
Potion
Custom
Enchantment
Built-In
Enchantment
Armor Defensive Yes
Ash Shell DB Offensive Yes
Detect Life Other Yes
Detect Undead Other Yes
Light Other Yes Yes
Paralyze Offensive Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rune Offensive YesDB
Telekinesis Effect Other Yes
Transmute Mineral Ore Other Yes
Waterbreathing Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Waterwalking DB Defensive Yes Yes

Conjuration[edit]

Effect Name Type Spell Built-In
Potion
Custom
Potion
Custom
Enchantment
Built-In
Enchantment
Banish Defensive Yes Yes Yes
Bound Weapon Offensive Yes
Command Offensive Yes Yes
Conjure Defensive Yes Yes
Fiery Soul Trap Offensive Yes Yes
Reanimate Offensive Yes Yes
Soul Trap Offensive Yes Yes Yes

Destruction[edit]

Effect Name Type Spell Built-In
Potion
Custom
Potion
Custom
Enchantment
Built-In
Enchantment
Absorb Health Offensive Yes Yes
Absorb Magicka Offensive Yes Yes
Absorb Stamina Offensive Yes Yes
Briarheart Geis Offensive Yes Yes
Chaos Damage DB Offensive Yes Yes
Damage Health Offensive Yes Yes
Damage Health Regeneration Offensive Yes
Damage Magicka Offensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Damage Magicka Regeneration Offensive Yes Yes
Damage Stamina Offensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Damage Stamina Regeneration Offensive Yes Yes Yes
Fire Damage Offensive Yes Yes Yes
Fiery Soul Trap Offensive Yes Yes
Frost Damage Offensive Yes Yes Yes
Huntsman's Prowess Offensive Yes Yes
Light Damage Offensive Yes
Poison Damage Offensive Yes
Rune Offensive Yes
Shock Damage Offensive Yes Yes Yes
Slow Offensive Yes Yes
Smithing Expertise Offensive Yes Yes
Spell Absorption Defensive
Sun DamageDG Offensive Yes
Weakness to Fire Offensive Yes Yes
Weakness to Frost Offensive Yes Yes
Weakness to Magic Offensive Yes Yes
Weakness to Poison Offensive Yes
Weakness to Shock Offensive Yes Yes
Whirlwind Cloak DB Offensive Yes

Illusion[edit]

Effect Name Type Spell Built-In
Potion
Custom
Potion
Custom
Enchantment
Built-In
Enchantment
Chaos Damage DB Offensive Yes Yes
Clairvoyance Other Yes
Fear Other Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Frenzy Offensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Invisibility Defensive Yes Yes Yes
Muffle Defensive Yes Yes Yes
Pacify Offensive Yes Yes
Rally Offensive Yes Yes
Rune Offensive YesDB

Restoration[edit]

Effect Name Type Spell Built-In
Potion
Custom
Potion
Custom
Enchantment
Built-In
Enchantment
Cure Disease Restorative Yes Yes
Cure Poison Restorative Yes
Regenerate Health Restorative Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Regenerate Magicka Restorative Yes Yes Yes Yes
Regenerate Stamina Restorative Yes Yes Yes Yes
Resist Disease Defensive Yes Yes
Resist Fire Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Resist Frost Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Resist Magic Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Resist Poison Defensive Yes Yes Yes
Resist Shock Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Restore Health Restorative Yes Yes Yes
Restore Health to UndeadDG Restorative Yes
Restore Magicka Restorative Yes Yes
Restore Stamina Restorative Yes Yes Yes
Rune Offensive YesDB
Turn Undead Offensive Yes Yes Yes
Ward Defensive Yes Yes
Fortify Skill
Fortify Alchemy Defensive Yes Yes
Fortify Alteration Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Archery Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Barter Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Block Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Conjuration Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Destruction Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Enchanting Defensive Yes Yes
Fortify Heavy Armor Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Illusion Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Light Armor Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Lockpicking Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify One-handed Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Persuasion Defensive Yes Yes
Fortify Pickpocket Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Restoration Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Smithing Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Sneak Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Spells Defensive Yes
Fortify Two-handed Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Attributes
Fortify Carry Weight Other Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Health Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Magicka Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Stamina Defensive Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fortify Other
Fortify Shouts Defensive Yes
Fortify Unarmed Damage Defensive Yes Yes