Drain Health MW
For other uses, see Drain Health.
"This effect temporarily lowers the value of a victim's health. Any derived attributes are recalculated. Health returns to its original value when the spell ends. The magnitude is the units of health reduced each second of duration."
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind Construction Set[src]

Drain Health is an 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 4.00 points.


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

Drain Health Spells
Name Type Cost
Range Area GoldIcon Base ID
Ash Feast Spell183330Touch0 ash feast
Curse Health Spell3245Touch0 curse health
Drain Blood Spell605530Touch0drain blood
Force Bolt Spell12552030Target0 force bolt
Hand of Decay Spell201100InstantTouch0 hand of decay
Proximity Mine Life TR Spell150200InstantTouch10 prox_mine_life
Sphere of Negation Spell81526InstantTarget10 sphere of negation
Weeping Wound Spell51103Target0 weeping wound
Wild Weeping Wound Spell3120InstantTarget0 wild weeping wound
Wizard's Fire Spell81635InstantTarget0 wizard's fire
Wound Spell2110InstantTarget0 wound
Wounding Touch Spell31103Touch0 wounding touch
GoldIcon = Available for purchase from a spell merchant.


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

Drain Health Merchants
Aldaril Imperial Legion10Buckmoth Legion Fort: InteriorDrain Blood
Diren Vendu Telvanni10Tel Mora: Tower ServicesDrain Blood
Ferise Varo None15Vos: Varo TradehouseDrain Blood
Jeanne Andre TR None9Mournhold: Great Bazaar, Magic ShopDrain Blood
Llaalam Madalas * Telvanni10Sadrith Mora: Llaalam Madalas: MageDrain Blood
Solea Nuccusius Imperial Legion10Moonmoth Legion Fort: Prison TowersDrain Blood
Tinaso Alan Telvanni10Tel Mora: Tower ServicesDrain Blood
Uleni Heleran Mages Guild10Sadrith Mora: Wolverine Hall, Mages GuildDrain Blood
Urtiso Faryon Telvanni10Sadrith Mora: Urtiso Faryon: SorcererDrain Blood

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


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

Apparel and jewelryEdit

Enchanted Apparel and Jewelry
Item Type Magnitude
Area Item ID
Ring of Sphere of Negation Ring1526Instant20ring of sphere of negation
Robe of the Lich TR Robe600600Instant0robe_lich_unique
Whitewalker BM Robe510Constant0BM_Nordic01_Robe_whitewalk


Enchanted Armor
Item Type Magnitude
Duration Item ID
Helm of Wounding Heavy Helmet110Instanthelm of wounding
Shield of Wounds Heavy Shield110Instantshield of wounds


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

Alchemy Ingredients
IngredientWeightIconGoldIconFirst EffectSecond EffectThird EffectFourth EffectItem ID
Coda Flower 0.1023 ingred_bc_coda_flower
Ectoplasm 0.1010 ingred_ectoplasm_01
Fire Petal 0.102 ingred_fire_petal_01
Fire Salts 0.10100 ingred_fire_salts_01
Gold Kanet 0.105 ingred_gold_kanet_01
Gravetar BM 0.105 ingred_gravetar_01
Green Lichen 0.101 ingred_green_lichen_01
Horn Lily Bulb TR 1.001 Ingred_horn_lily_bulb_01
Large Corprusmeat Hunk 1.000 ingred_6th_corprusmeat_05
Large Wrapped Corprusmeat 1.000 ingred_6th_corprusmeat_01
Medium Corprusmeat Hunk 0.500 ingred_6th_corprusmeat_06
Medium Wrapped Corprusmeat 0.500 ingred_6th_corprusmeat_03
Roland's Tear 0.105 ingred_gold_kanet_unique
Roobrush 0.101 ingred_roobrush_01
Ruby 0.20200 ingred_ruby_01
Scathecraw 0.102 ingred_scathecraw_01
Scrap Metal 10.0020 ingred_scrap_metal_01
Small Corprusmeat Hunk 0.200 ingred_6th_corprusmeat_07
Small Wrapped Corprusmeat 0.200 ingred_6th_corprusmeat_02
Wrapped Corprusmeat Hunk 0.000 ingred_6th_corprusmeat_04

Potions and scrollsEdit

Potions and Scrolls
Item Type WeightIcon GoldIcon Magnitude
Item ID
Scroll of Grey Death Scroll0.2011210305sc_greydeath


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

Enchanted Weapons
Weapon Type Magnitude
Item ID
Battle Axe of Wounds Axe 2H11030battle axe of wounds
Elanande's War Axe TR Axe 1H55Instantebony war axe_elanande
Gavel of the Ordinator Blunt 1H11030gavel of the ordinator
Sword of White Woe Long Blade 1H11030sword of white woe
War Axe of Wounds Axe 1H110Instantwar axe of wounds
Warhammer of Wounds Blunt 2H11030warhammer of wounds
Wings of the Queen of Bats Axe 2H11030axe_queen_of_bats_unique

See alsoEdit


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