Ebonyflesh is an expert-level Alteration spell in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


Ebonyflesh improves the caster's armor rating by 100 points for 60 seconds when it is cast. Ebonyflesh is the second strongest Mage Armor spell, ranking above Ironflesh and below Dragonhide.


  • "Mage Armor" doubles the effects of Ebonyflesh if the caster only wears clothing or robes (+0.5x per additional rank).
  • "Stability" increases the duration from 60 seconds to 90 seconds.
  • "Dual Casting" extends the duration to three minutes.

Spell tomeEdit



  • Weight: 1 WeightIcon
  • Value: 650 GoldIcon
  • See Spell Tome for a complete table of spell tomes, their descriptions, and their values.



  • The Dragonborn may only train the Alteration skill by using this spell in the presence of an enemy (not necessarily in combat).


Start a Discussion Discussions about Ebonyflesh

  • Can these spells stack?

    2 messages
    • Pretty much this.
    • Dunno what you're asking. If you mean can flesh spells stack, then no.
  • "Mage Armor" loopholes

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    • I've read from different sources that General Tulius' Armor (this Wiki) and Fine Armguards (UESPWiki) are lacking specific pieces...
    • I can answer one of your questions; you can test that Mage Armor works by going into your inventory and clicking on the armor tab; your ar...
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