Bane of the Undead is a Master-level Restoration spell gained through the quest "Restoration Ritual Spell," which is given to the player by Colette Marence at the College of Winterhold.


The spell must be charged with two hands. Any undead foes under level 30 caught within its area of effect flee with fear. Enemies that are killed by the spell will turn into ashes.


  • Master Restoration – Master-level Restoration spells cost half as much magicka to cast.
  • Necromage – All spells are more effective against undead.
  • Restoration Dual Casting – Dual casting a Restoration spell overcharges the effects into an even more powerful version. (Actually not working like most of the Master level spells, except Dragonhide and Guardian Circle)
  • Augmented Flames – with 2 ranks of this perk in Destruction school, the effective level of this spell will increase to level 45 against undead.



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  • Bountys with Bane of the Undead?

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    • When I cast B.o.t.U. near the windhelm stables, I got a bounty of 40. Anyone explain why guards take B.o.t.U. as a offensive spell?
    • if you cast it on them, its because of the fire damage typing it as an offensive spell. yes, they are alive and take no damage from it, but ...
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