Absorb Health
For other uses, see Absorb Health.

Absorb Health is a magic effect and a spell that temporarily transfers health from an adversary to the caster, injuring the victim and vitalizing the caster. The caster may exceed his maximum health for the duration. When the effect ends, the caster loses the borrowed health, and the victim regains lost health. If absorb health is reflected, the caster simply steals the health from himself. This effect is a member of the Mysticism school of magic, governed by Willpower. Its base Magicka cost is 8 points.


The following spells consist of an Absorb Health effect. See articles for further details.

Absorb Health Spells
Name Type Cost
Range GoldIcon Base ID
Absorb Health (touch) Spell11552Instant0Touchabsorb health
Absorb Health (target) Spell8520Instant0Target absorb health [ranged]
Almalexia's Wrath Spell1504040Instant40Target almalexia's wrath
Life Force Spell315530300Touch drain health_fatigue
Righteousness Spell41010Instant0Touchrighteousness
Vampire Touch Spell81030Instant0Touch vampire touch
GoldIcon = Available for purchase from a spell merchant.


The following spell merchants are purveyors of one or more spells consisting of an Absorb Health effect:

Absorb Health Merchants in Morrowind and Expansions
Aunius Autrus Imperial Cult16Sadrith Mora: Wolverine Hall, Imperial ShrineAbsorb Health
Felara Andrethi Telvanni10Tel Aruhn: Tower Living QuartersAbsorb Health
Folvys Andalor Tribunal10Ald'ruhn: TempleRighteousness
Mehra Helas TR Tribunal10Mournhold: Temple CourtyardRighteousness
Milar Maryon Telvanni10Tel Vos: Services TowerRighteousness
Relms Gilvilo Redoran10Vivec, Redoran Canton: Temple ShrineRighteousness
Saras Orelu None15Molag Mar: TempleRighteousness
Sedris Omalen Redoran10Maar Gan: OutpostRighteousness
Threvul Serethi Telvanni10Sadrith Mora: Thervul Serethi: HealerRighteousness
Tunila Omavel * Telvanni10Tel Uvirith: Omavel's HouseRighteousness
Ygfa Imperial Cult10Pelagiad: Fort PelagiadRighteousness
* This person's services are available to faction members of a sufficient rank only.


The following items are enchanted with an Absorb Health effect. See articles for further details.

Enchanted Items
Item Type Magnitude
Range Item ID
Black Hands Dagger Weapon:
Short Blade 1H
1025300Touchdaedric dagger_mtas
Blood Feat Shield Shield520100TouchBlood_Feast_Shield
Ring of Vampire's Kiss Ring11010Touchring of vampire's kiss
Scroll of Red Death Scroll52550Touchsc_reddeath
Vampiric Ring Ring2030100Touchring_vampiric_unique

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