Fortify One-Handed is an effect in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim that increases the damage caused by most one-handed weapons.


Main article: Enchanting (Skyrim)

Fortify One-Handed can be enchanted into apparel that goes on your neck, hand, finger and feet if the enchantment has been learned. The effect increases your One-Handed damage output by the percentage listed on an item. Multiple items stack(4 items that increase One Handed damage by 40% each will increase the damage output of your One Handed weapons by 160% total).


Main article: Alchemy (Skyrim)

Potions with Fortify One-Handed can be brewed by combining certain ingredients at an Alchemy Lab. For 60 seconds, they will increase your damage output with One-Handed weapons by the percentage displayed in your inventory.


The following alchemical ingredients have the Fortify One-Handed effect:


This section contains bugs related to Fortify One-Handed. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:

  1. Please reload an old save to confirm if the bug is still happening.
  2. If the bug is still occurring, please post the bug report with the appropriate system template  360  / XB1  ,  PS3  / PS4  ,  PC  / MAC  ,  NX  , depending on which platform(s) the bug has been encountered on.
  3. Be descriptive when listing the bug and fixes, but avoid having conversations in the description and/or using first-person anecdotes: such discussions belong on the appropriate forum board.
  • Fortify One-Handed enchantments and potions do not affect daggers.

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