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Alchemy[edit | edit source]
Potions[edit | edit source]
- Potions increase the strength of Destruction spells when consumed. Damage is increased by the percentage listed on the potion.
- Since most weapon enchantments fall under the Destruction school of magic, drinking a Fortify Destruction Potion will increase the potency of those effects until the potion expires (tested on Patch 1.9 on PC).
Ingredients[edit | edit source]
Different from enchantment, potions of Fortify Destruction increase damage. Enchantments reduce magicka cost; potions increase damage output. Potions of Fortify Destruction last 60 seconds.
|Ingredient||Primary Effect||Secondary Effect||Tertiary Effect||Quaternary Effect|
|Ash Creep Cluster DR||Damage Stamina||Invisibility||Resist Fire||Fortify Destruction|
|Beehive Husk||Resist Poison||Fortify Light Armor||Fortify Sneak||Fortify Destruction|
|Ectoplasm||Restore Magicka||Fortify Destruction||Fortify Magicka||Damage Health|
|Glow Dust||Damage Magicka||Damage Magicka Regen||Fortify Destruction||Resist Shock|
|Glowing Mushroom||Resist Shock||Fortify Destruction||Fortify Smithing||Fortify Health|
|Nightshade||Damage Health||Damage Magicka Regen||Lingering Damage Stamina||Fortify Destruction|
|Wisp Wrappings||Restore Stamina||Fortify Destruction||Fortify Carry Weight||Resist Magic|
Enchanting[edit | edit source]
- Enchanted items reduce the magicka cost of Destruction spells, from 1% to as much as 29% per item (through the use of Necromage and being a Vampire this is actually 36% instead when enchanted appropriately). It is possible to completely remove the magicka cost of Destruction spells if the total of Fortify Destruction enchantments are equal or superior to 100, for example equipping 4 pieces with 25% cost reduction each.
- Note that the Fortify Destruction enchantment will also reduce the soul consumption of weapons enchanted with Destruction effects. At 100% reduced cost of Destruction spells, these weapons will no longer deplete with use, and need not be recharged. This also applies to destruction staves. The Dragonborn's allies and dead thralls cannot exploit the reduction of soul consumption in weapons which also includes: Brother Verulus, Enmon, and Maurice Jondrelle.
|Modifier||Base Enchantment||Enchantment Level||Magnitude||ID|
|of Minor Destruction||Fortify Destruction||1||12%||0007A10B|
|of Destruction||Fortify Destruction||2||15%||000AD458|
|of Major Destruction||Fortify Destruction||3||17%||000AD459|
|of Eminent Destruction||Fortify Destruction||4||20%||000AD45A|
|of Extreme Destruction||Fortify Destruction||5||22%||000AD45B|
|of Peerless Destruction||Fortify Destruction||6||25%||000AD45C|
Appearances[edit | edit source]
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