For other uses, see Fortify Health.

Fortify Health is an enchantment and an alchemical effect in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


Fortify health temporarily increases the maximum health for a limited time. There are Fortify Health potions throughout the game, and they can also be created at an Alchemy Lab. A good combination for Alchemy is Blue Mountain Flowers and Wheat because of their abundance.

Alchemical ingredientsEdit

The following alchemical ingredients have the Fortify Health effect:

Ingredient Primary Effect Secondary Effect Tertiary Effect Quaternary Effect
Bear Claws Restore Stamina Fortify Health Fortify One-Handed Damage Magicka Regen
Blue Mountain Flower Restore Health Fortify Conjuration Fortify Health Damage Magicka Regen
Boar Tusk DR Fortify Stamina Fortify Health Fortify Block Frenzy
Giant's Toe Damage Stamina Fortify Health Fortify Carry Weight Damage Stamina Regen
Glowing Mushroom Resist Shock Fortify Destruction Fortify Smithing Fortify Health
Hanging Moss Damage Magicka Fortify Health Damage Magicka Regen Fortify One-Handed
Wheat Restore Health Fortify Health Damage Stamina Regen Lingering Damage Magicka
Yellow Mountain Flower DG Resist Poison Fortify Restoration Fortify Health Damage Stamina Regen


Armor enchanted with Fortify Health increases both maximum and available health by a set amount while equipped.

The following items bear this enchantment:


  • Blue Mountain Flower, Creep Cluster, Giant's Toe usually give off a basic alchemy sell value of 440 Septims + value.


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