Ironflesh is an adept-level Alteration spell available in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

Effects[edit | edit source]

When cast, Ironflesh improves the caster's armor rating by 80 points for 60 seconds. It is the third-strongest Mage Armor spell, ranking above Stoneflesh and below Ebonyflesh.

Perks[edit | edit source]

  • With the perk Mage Armor, the effects of Ironflesh are doubled, raising the caster's armor rating to 160 points for 60 seconds.

Usefulness[edit | edit source]

  • When used in conjunction with Lightning Cloak or another cloak spell, Ironflesh allows the caster to deal out large amounts of damage at melee range without taking much damage.

Spell tome[edit | edit source]

Alteration Spell Book

Attributes[edit | edit source]

  • Weight: 1 WeightIcon.png
  • Value: 341 Gold
  • See Spell Tome for a complete table of spell tomes, their descriptions, and their values.

Acquisition[edit | edit source]

  • The book may be on a table in the first room of Labyrinthian, which may be accessed as part of The Staff of Magnus; however, the specific spell book is random, so another book may be in its place.
  • Tolfdir sells this spell once the Dragonborn's Alteration skill reaches level 50.

Skill leveling[edit | edit source]

  • Ironflesh may be used to increase the Alteration skill by casting it in the presence of an enemy (combat not required).

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Wielding this spell gives off a small amount of light that can affect detection.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

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