Fortify Block is an alchemical and enchanting effect found on certain ingredients, potions and enchanted armor.


Main article: Enchanting (Skyrim)

Armor may be enchanted with the Fortify Block enchantment at an Arcane Enchanter after the enchantment has been learned. Armor enchanted with Fortify Block increases the wearer's Block skill while equipped.


Main article: Alchemy (Skyrim)

Potions with Fortify Block temporarily increase the target's Block skill.


Potions with Fortify Block may be crafted at an Alchemy Lab by combining any 2 or more of the following ingredients:

Ingredient Primary Effect Secondary Effect Tertiary Effect Quaternary Effect
Bleeding Crown Weakness to Fire Fortify Block Weakness to Poison Resist Magic
Boar Tusk DR Fortify Stamina Fortify Health Fortify Block Frenzy
Briar Heart Restore Magicka Fortify Block Paralysis Fortify Magicka
Honeycomb Restore Stamina Fortify Block Fortify Light Armor Ravage Stamina
Pearl Restore Stamina Fortify Block Restore Magicka Resist Shock
Slaughterfish Scales Resist Frost Lingering Damage Health Fortify Heavy Armor Fortify Block
Tundra Cotton Resist Magic Fortify Magicka Fortify Block Fortify Barter


Start a Discussion Discussions about Fortify Block

  • Fortify Block with Two-Handed

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    • Does Fortify Block work when blocking with a Two-Handed weapon? The enchantment says "with a shield" but sometimes in game text is wrong.
    • Yes, the block skills covers shields, one-handed and two-handed weapons. So a fortify block enchantment will improve block for all those types.
  • Fortify Block

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    • Random loot and items in shop i'm afraid but they should appear try checking all the shops that sell armor.
    • Probably way too late but what I'd do is go to Riften and save in front of Baldor. Talk to him and see if he has what you want. If...
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