Force Shock is an active skill in the Destruction Staff skill line in The Elder Scrolls Online.


Deals 1 Flame Damage, 1 Frost Damage, and 1 Shock Damage. Applies the Chilled Status effect, snaring enemy 40% for 5 seconds, the Burning Status effect, dealing 9 Flame Damage over 3 seconds, and the Concussion Status effect, reducing enemy damage done by 1% for 4 seconds.


Unlocked at Destruction Staff Rank 14.


Crushing ShockEdit

  • Interrupts spells, putting the caster off-balance.

Force PulseEdit

  • Deals increased damage, and damages nearby enemies that are burning, chilled, or concussed.
  • Update 2: This ability's Rank III tooltip now lists the correct damage value.[1]
  • Update 5: This ability's area damage can now critically hit.[2]
  • Update 5: Force Pulse Rank I: Fixed an issue where this ability didn't have a chance of proc'ing elemental status effects.[2]
  • Update 6: Increased the area of effect damage dealt by this ability by 30%.[3]


  • Update 1: Increased the damage for this ability and its morphs.[4]
  • Update 3: Fixed an issue with this ability where the beam effect wasn't playing.[5]
  • Update 8: Fixed an issue where this ability's shock and frost damage was delayed slightly after the fire damage.[6]


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