Block is a combat specialization skill in The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. Use of this skill affects the effectiveness of using a shield during combat. Block is governed by the Agility attribute. The higher the Block skill, the greater the chance that a successful attack is negated.
The Block skill is only active when a shield is equipped.
The skill level is increased while using a shield during combat. When a strike is successfully blocked, progress towards the skill increase a percentage. When the progression of the current skill level reaches 100%, the skill level increases by 1.
Certain races gain a one-time skill bonus during character creation:
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