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For other uses, see Damage Health.
"This effect lowers the value of a victim's health. Any derived attributes are recalculated. Health does not return to its original value at the end of the spell's duration; it restores normally, or may be restored with a restore health spell or potion. The magnitude is the units of health lost each second of duration."
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind Construction Set[src]

Damage Health is a magic effect in The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind that is a member of the Destruction school of magic, governed by Willpower. Its base Magicka cost is 8.00 points.

Spells[edit | edit source]

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

Damage Health Spells
Name Type Cost
Range Gold Base ID
Ash Curse: Health Spell 131 10 20 Instant Touch ash curse: health
Black Hand Spell 7 5 12 Instant Touch black hand
Blood Sacrifice Spell 10 10 40 Instant Touch blood sacrifice
Daedric Bite Spell 30 50 50 Instant Target daedric bite
Dratha's Spite Spell 63 5 10 10 Target Dratha_Spite
Dread Curse: Health Spell 3 5 12 Instant Touch dread curse: health
Firefist Spell 11 10 24 Instant Touch firefist
Five Fingers of Pain Spell 5 3 5 Instant Touch five fingers of pain
Frostfist Spell 11 10 24 Instant Touch frostfist
Ghost Curse Spell 40 1 10 Instant Touch Ghost Curse
Grave Curse: Health Spell 15 1 4 10 Target grave curse: health
Hand of Araynys Spell 70 20 30 Instant Touch hand of araynys
Hand of Dagoth Spell 39 25 75 Instant Touch hand of dagoth
Hand of Gilvoth Spell 70 20 30 Instant Touch hand of gilvoth
Hand of Vemyn Spell 154 10 30 Instant Touch hand of vemyn
Hand of Vivec Spell 188 50 50 3 Touch hand of vivec
Heartbite Spell 12 10 50 Instant Touch heartbite
Lifeforce Trap Spell 8 2 20 3 Touch trap_health00
Projectile Trap Spell TR Spell 5 20 20 Instant Touch proj_trap_spell
Spirit Knife Spell 4 1 20 Instant Touch spirit knife
Star-Curse Spell 5 1 1 30 Self star-curse
Stormhand Spell 6 5 12 Instant Touch stormhand
Suicide Spell 24 30 30 Instant Self suicide_test
Test Spell Spell 12 20 20 Instant Target test_spell
Vampire's Kiss Spell 4 1 10 Instant Touch vampire's kiss
Vivec's Wrath Spell 28 10 20 Instant Target vivec's_wrath
Weak From Bloodlust BM Disease 0 1 1 Instant Self werewolf hunger
Wrath of Araynys Spell 63 10 20 Instant Target wrath of araynys
Wrath of Dagoth Spell 73 5 50 3 Target wrath of dagoth
Wrath of Gilvoth Spell 63 10 20 Instant Target wrath of gilvoth
Wrath of Uthol Spell 50 10 20 Instant Target wrath of uthol
Wrath of Vemyn Spell 153 10 20 Instant Target wrath of vemyn
Wrath of Vivec Spell 94 50 50 Instant Target wrath of vivec
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 Damage Health effect:

Damage Health Merchants
Name Faction MS Location Spell
Aldaril Imperial Legion 10 Buckmoth Legion Fort: Interior Heartbite
Farena Arelas * Telvanni 10 Tel Uvirith: Arelas' House Spirit Knife
Malven Romori Mages Guild 10 Vivec, Foreign Quarter: Mages Guild Spirit Knife
Medila Indaren Mages Guild 10 Caldera: Mages Guild Spirit Knife
Mertisi Andavel Telvanni 10 Tel Branora: Upper Tower Black Hand
Nelso Salenim Telvanni 10 Sadrith Mora: Telvanni Council House Entry Stormhand
Orrent Geontene Mages Guild 10 Ald'ruhn: Mages Guild Black Hand
Salyni Nelvayn Morag Tong 10 Ald'ruhn: Morag Tong Guildhall Spirit Knife
Uvele Berendas * Redoran 10 Indarys Manor: Berendas' House Daedric Bite

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

Items[edit | edit source]

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

Apparel and jewelry[edit | edit source]

Enchanted Apparel and Jewelry
Item Type Magnitude
Item ID
Hair Shirt of Saint Aralor Shirt 2 6 Instant expensive_shirt_hair
Heartbite Ring Ring 10 50 Instant heartbite ring
Nuccius's Cursed Ring Ring 10 10 Instant Nuccius_ring
Ring of Firefist Ring 5 12 Instant ring of firefist
Ring of Icegrip Ring 5 12 Instant ring of icegrip
Ring of Stormhand Ring 5 12 Instant ring of stormhand
Ring of the Black Hand Ring 5 12 Instant ring of the black hand
Ring of the Five Fingers of Pain Ring 3 5 Instant ring of the five fingers of pai [sic] [Do not change this to ring of the five fingers of pain. This misspelled word is how it appears in-game.]
Sacrifice Ring Ring 10 40 Instant sacrifice ring
Spirit Charm Amulet 1 20 Instant spirit charm

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
Meadow Rye TR 1.00 1 Ingred_meadow_rye_01
Nirthfly Stalks TR 1.00 1 Ingred_nirthfly_stalks_01
Noble Sedge Flowers TR 1.00 1 Ingred_noble_sedge_01
Poison 0.10 0 poison_goop00
Scrib Cabbage TR 1.00 1 Ingred_scrib_cabbage_01

Potions and scrolls[edit | edit source]

Potions and Scrolls
Item Type WeightIcon.png Gold Magnitude
Item ID
Scroll of Black Death Scroll 0.20 134 5 15 10 sc_blackdeath
Spoiled Dwemer Oil TR Potion 2.00 200 5 5 10 p_dwemer_lubricant00

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
Item ID
Berserker Silver Axe BM Axe 1H 2 2 5 BM nordic silver axe_ber
Berserker Silver Battleaxe BM Axe 2H 2 2 5 BM nordic silver battleaxe_ber
Berserker Silver Claymore BM Long Blade 2H 2 2 5 BM nordic silver claymore_ber
Berserker Silver Longsword BM Long Blade 1H 2 2 5 BM nordic silver longsword_ber
Bleeder Dart TR Thrown 5 5 120 bleeder dart
Blood Axe BM Axe 2H 4 4 10 bm reaver battle axe
Crosier of St. Llothis Blumt 2H 10 20 Instant crosierstllothis
Daedric Dagger TR Short Blade 1H 50 50 Instant daedric dagger_bar
Ebony Arrow of Slaying BM Arrow 5000 5000 Instant bm_ebonyarrow_s
Ebony Spear (unique "Kill Gordol" quest reward) Spear 10 10 Instant ebony spear_hrce_unique
Glass Netch Dagger Short Blade 1H 3 6 5 glass netch dagger
Gravedigger TR Long Blade 2H 40 40 3 Gravedigger
Herder's Crook Blunt 2H 3 7 5 herder_crook
Imperial Netch Blade Short Blade 1H 3 6 5 imperial netch blade
Iron Spider Dagger Short Blade 1H 2 4 3 iron spider dagger
King's Oath TR Long Blade 2H 20 20 3 King's_Oath_pc
Staff of Carnal Channeling BM Blunt 2H 1 5 30 bm_ebony_staff_necro
Steel Spider Blade Short Blade 1H 2 4 3 steel spider blade
Stendarr's Hammer TR Blunt 2H 1 10 Instant stendar_hammer_unique

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This effect functions similarly to other damage effects such as Frost Damage or Shock Damage, without being related to any specific element.

See also[edit | edit source]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

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