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For other uses, see Burden.
Main article: Magic Effects (Morrowind)
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"This effect temporarily increases the weight carried by the victim, causing faster fatigue loss. The magnitude of the effect is the weight added. When the effect ends, the added weight disappears."
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind Construction Set[src]

Burden is a magic effect and a spell in The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind that is a member of the Alteration school of magic, governed by Willpower. Its base Magicka cost is 1.00 point.

Characters[edit | edit source]

The following people use this spell:

Spells[edit | edit source]

The following spells consist of a Burden effect. They may include additional effects. See articles for details.

Burden Spells
Name Type Cost
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Magnitude
Min.
Magnitude
Max.
Duration
(sec.)
Range Area
(ft.)
Gold Base ID
Aryon's Rest Spell 38 10 10 10 Target 0 Aryon_rest
Burden Spell 15 20 20 10 Target 0 burden
Burden of Sin Spell 50 40 60 20 Touch 0 burden of sin
Burden Touch Spell 10 20 20 10 Touch 0 burden touch
Cruel Weary Spell 45 50 70 10 Target 0 cruel weary
Crushing Burden Spell 45 60 60 10 Target 0 crushing burden
Crushing Burden of Sin Spell 158 60 80 30 Target 0 crushing burden of sin
Crushing Burden Touch Spell 30 60 60 10 Touch 0 crushing burden touch
Dire Weary Spell 56 60 90 10 Target 0 dire weary
Great Burden of Sin Spell 30 40 40 10 Target 0 great burden of sin
Hand of Odros Spell 342 30 40 60 Touch 0 hand of odros
Harthoon's Heavy Eyes TR Spell 50 100 100 10 Target 0 heavy_eyes_unique
Heavy Burden Spell 30 40 40 10 Target 0 heavy burden
Heavy Burden Touch Spell 20 40 40 10 Touch 0 heavy burden touch
Hunter's Venom BM Spell 46 50 50 10 Touch 1 BM_paralyze_hirc
Trespasser's Bane BM Spell 0 100 200 300 Touch 0 colony_rug
Weary Spell 34 30 60 10 Target 0 weary
Wrath of Odros Spell 332 20 30 50 Target 0 wrath of odros
Gold = Available for purchase from a spell merchant.

Merchants[edit | edit source]

The following spell merchants are purveyors of one or more spells consisting of a Burden effect:

Burden Merchants
Name Faction MS Location Spell(s)
Aldaril Imperial Legion 10 Buckmoth Legion Fort: Interior Dire Weary
Arielle Phiencel Mages Guild 10 Sadrith Mora: Wolverine Hall, Mages Guild Burden of Sin
Crushing Burden
Bronrod the Roarer BM Skaal 8 Skaal Village: Bronrod the Roarer's House Weary
Crito Olcinius TR Imperial Cult 18 Mournhold: Royal Palace, Imperial Cult Services Dire Weary
Diren Vendu Telvanni 10 Tel Mora: Tower Services Dire Weary
Dulian Imperial Legion 10 Buckmoth Legion Fort: Interior Heavy Burden Touch
Elynu Saren Tribunal Temple 10 Suran: Temple Burden of Sin
Eraamion Mages Guild 10 Caldera: Mages Guild Burden of Sin
Erer Darothril None 40 Sadrith Mora: Dirty Muriel's Cornerclub Crushing Burden of Sin
Ervona Barys * Imperial Legion 10 Ebonheart: Hawkmoth Legion Garrison Burden of Sin
Dire Weary
Estirdalin Mages Guild 10 Balmora: Mages Guild Burden
Ethasi Rilvayn * Morag Tong 10 Balmora: Morag Tong Guild Crushing Burden of Sin
Fanildil Imperial Legion 10 Ebonheart: Hawkmoth Legion Garrison Crushing Burden Touch
Great Burden of Sin
Weary
Gildan Blades 10 Ald'ruhn: Gildan's House Crushing Burden Touch
Great Burden of Sin
Heavy Burden
Weary
Heem-La Mages Guild 10 Ald'ruhn: Mages Guild Weary
Idonea Munia None 15 Vivec, Foreign Quarter: Upper Waistworks Heavy Burden Touch
Imare Hlaalu 10 Balmora: Hlaalu Council Manor Crushing Burden of Sin
Laurina Maria TR None 18 Mournhold: Royal Palace, Imperial Cult Services Burden of Sin
Leles Birian None 40 Suran: Road east of Piernette's Farmhouse Burden of Sin
Cruel Weary
Crushing Burden
Crushing Burden of Sin
Dire Weary
Llaalam Madalas * Telvanni 10 Sadrith Mora: Llaalam Madalas: Mage Burden of Sin
Malven Romori Mages Guild 10 Vivec, Foreign Quarter: Mages Guild Burden
Mehra Drora Tribunal Temple 10 Gnisis: Temple Burden of Sin
Mehra Helas TR Tribunal Temple 10 Mournhold: Temple Courtyard Burden of Sin
Milar Maryon Telvanni 10 Tel Vos: Services Tower Crushing Burden
Namanian Facian Morag Tong 10 Sadrith Mora: Morag Tong Guild Burden of Sin
Nebia Amphia Imperial Legion 10 Ebonheart: Hawkmoth Legion Garrison Crushing Burden Touch
Weary
Nelso Salenim Telvanni 10 Sadrith Mora: Telvanni Council House Entry Crushing Burden
Nerile Andaren TR Tribunal Temple 8 Mournhold: Temple: Hall of Ministry Burden of Sin
Cruel Weary
Crushing Burden
Only-He-Stands-There None 10 Balmora: South Wall Cornerclub Dire Weary
Ranis Athrys Mages Guild 10 Balmora: Mages Guild Crushing Burden Touch
Great Burden of Sin
Heavy Burden
Rilvase Avani Tribunal Temple 10 Ghostgate: Tower of Dawn Burden of Sin
Salen Ravel Tribunal Temple 10 Maar Gan: Shrine Burden of Sin
Scelian Plebo Imperial Cult 10 Sadrith Mora: Wolverine Hall: Imperial Shrine Burden of Sin
Solea Nuccusius Imperial Legion 10 Moonmoth Legion Fort: Prison Towers Dire Weary
Somutis Vunnis Imperial Cult 16 Moonmoth Legion Fort: Interior Crushing Burden of Sin
Tinaso Alan Telvanni 10 Tel Mora: Tower Services Burden of Sin
Tyermaillin Blades 10 Balmora: Tyermaillin's House Crushing Burden Touch
Great Burden of Sin
Heavy Burden
Uvele Berendas * Redoran 10 Indarys Manor: Berendas' House Crushing Burden Touch
Great Burden of Sin
Weary
Vaval Selas None 15 Vivec, St. Olms Canton: Temple Heavy Burden Touch

* This person's services are available to faction members of a sufficient rank only.

Items[edit | edit source]

The following items consist of a Burden effect. They may include additional effects. See articles for details.

Apparel and jewelry[edit | edit source]

Enchanted Apparel and Jewelry
Item Type Magnitude
Min.
Magnitude
Max.
Duration
(sec.)
Area
(ft.)
Item ID
Black Jinx Ring 25 100 120 1 ring_blackjinx_uniq

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

First effect ingredients can be consumed raw for the effect. Otherwise they must be combined using Alchemy.

Alchemy Ingredients
Ingredient WeightIcon.png Gold First Effect Second Effect Third Effect Fourth Effect Item ID
Adamantium Ore TR 50.00 300 ingred_adamantium_ore_01
Gold Kanet 0.10 5 ingred_gold_kanet_01
Resin 0.10 10 ingred_resin_01
Roland's Tear 0.10 5 ingred_gold_kanet_unique
Scrib Jerky 0.20 5 ingred_scrib_jerky_01

Potions and scrolls[edit | edit source]

Potions and Scrolls
Item Type WeightIcon.png Gold Magnitude
(Min.)
Magnitude
(Max.)
Duration
(sec.)
Area
(ft.)
Item ID
Bargain Potion of Burden Potion 1.50 5 5 5 8 0 p_burden_b
Cheap Potion of Burden Potion 1.00 15 8 8 15 0 p_burden_c
Exclusive Potion of Burden Potion 0.25 175 20 20 60 0 p_burden_e
Quality Potion of Burden Potion 0.50 80 15 15 45 0 p_burden_q
Scroll of Baleful Suffering Scroll 0.20 223 0 25 30 10 sc_balefulsuffering
Scroll of Fader's Leaden Flesh Scroll 0.20 129 0 50 30 0 sc_fadersleadenflesh
Standard Potion of Burden Potion 0.75 35 10 10 30 0 p_burden_s

Weapons[edit | edit source]

Weapon damage varies by attack type (chop, slash, or thrust). Refer to individual articles for detailed information.

Enchanted Weapons
Weapon Type Magnitude
(Min.)
Magnitude
(Max.)
Duration
(sec.)
Item ID
Clutterbane * Blunt 1H 10 10 Instant clutterbane
Spear of the Hunter BM Spear 50 50 10 BM_hunterspear_unique

* This weapon was not given a magical charge, preventing the enchant from functioning.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The inverse of this effect is Feather.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

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