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For other uses, see Resist Fire.
"This effect increases the target's resistance to damage from elemental fire. The magnitude is percentage reduction in damage caused by elemental fire damage effects."
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind Construction Set[src]

Resist Fire is a magic effect, ability and a spell in The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind that is a member of the Restoration school of magic, governed by Willpower. Its base Magicka cost is 2.00 points.

Racial ability[]

  • Dunmer – 75% fire resistance


The following creatures have this ability:


The following spells consist of a Resist Fire effect. They may include additional effects. See articles for details.

Resist Fire Spells
Name Type Cost
Range Gold Base ID
Flameguard Spell 90 20 40 30 Self flameguard
Great Resist Fire Spell 30 30 30 10 Self great resist fire
Her Mirror TR Ability 0 75 75 Constant Self Her_Mirror
Hircine Resists1 BM Ability 0 75 75 Constant Self bm_huntresist
Immune to Fire Ability 0 100 100 Constant Self immune to fire
Resist Fire Ability 0 50 100 Constant Self resist fire_50
resist fire_75
resist fire_100
Resist Fire Spell 5 10 10 5 Self resist fire
Royal Resistance TR Ability 0 100 100 Constant Self Royal_Resistance
Strong Resist Fire Spell 20 20 20 10 Self strong resist fire
Variable Resist Fire Spell 16 1 30 10 Self variable resist fire
Gold = Available for purchase from a spell merchant.


The following spell merchants are purveyors of one or more spells consisting of a Resist Fire effect:

Resist Fire Merchants
Name Faction MS Location Spell
Amarie Charien Imperial Legion 10 Moonmoth Legion Fort: Interior Flameguard
Dileno Lloran * Tribunal Temple 10 Vivec, Temple Canton: High Fane Flameguard
Dulian Imperial Legion 10 Buckmoth Legion Fort: Interior Strong Resist Fire
Elynu Saren Tribunal Temple 10 Suran: Temple Flameguard
Fanildil Imperial Legion 10 Ebonheart: Hawkmoth Legion Garrison Great Resist Fire
Galero Andaram * Tribunal Temple 10 Sadrith Mora: Telvanni Council House Chambers Resist Fire
Idonea Munia None 15 Vivec, Foreign Quarter: Upper Waistworks Strong Resist Fire
Variable Resist Fire
J'Rasha None 15 Vivec, Foreign Quarter: J'Rasha: Healer Variable Resist Fire
Llarara Omayn Tribunal Temple 10 Balmora: Temple Flameguard
Lloros Sarano Redoran 10 Ald'ruhn: Temple Flameguard
Masalinie Merian Mages Guild 41 Balmora: Mages Guild Flameguard
Great Resist Fire
Scelian Plebo Imperial Cult 10 Sadrith Mora: Wolverine Hall: Imperial Shrine Resist Fire
Sharn gra-Muzgob Mages Guild 10 Balmora: Mages Guild Strong Resist Fire
Tunila Omavel * Telvanni 10 Tel Uvirith: Omavel's House Flameguard
Uvele Berendas * Redoran 10 Indarys Manor: Berendas' House Great Resist Fire
Vaval Selas None 15 Vivec, St. Olms Canton: Temple Strong Resist Fire
Ygfa Imperial Cult 10 Pelagiad: Fort Pelagiad Flameguard

* This person's services are available to faction members of a sufficient rank only.


The following items consist of a Resist Fire effect. They may include additional effects. See articles for details.

Apparel and jewelry[]

Enchanted Apparel and Jewelry
Item Type Magnitude
Item ID
Blood Ring Ring 10 20 30 artifact_blood_ring
blood ring
Denstagmer's Ring Ring 30 30 Constant ring_denstagmer_unique
Flameeater Robe Robe 20 40 10 flameeater robe
Flamemirror Robe Robe 20 40 60 flamemirror robe
Heart Ring Ring 30 50 Instant
heart ring
Robe of the Drake's Pride Robe 25 25 Constant exquisite_robe_drake's pride


Enchanted Armor
Item Type Magnitude
Duration Item ID
Dragonbone Cuirass Heavy Cuirass 100 100 Constant dragonbone_cuirass_unique
Ebony Mail Medium Cuirass 75 75 Constant ebon_plate_cuirass_unique
Wraithguard Heavy Right Gauntlet
Heavy Left Gauntlet
10 10 Constant wraithguard


First effect ingredients can be consumed raw for the effect. Otherwise they must be combined using Alchemy.

Alchemy Ingredients
Ingredient WeightIcon.png Gold First Effect Second Effect Third Effect Fourth Effect Item ID
Black Anther 0.10 2 ingred_black_anther_01
Fire Petal 0.10 2 ingred_fire_petal_01
Frost Salts 0.10 75 ingred_frost_salts_01

Potions and scrolls[]

Potions and Scrolls
Item Type WeightIcon.png Gold Magnitude
Item ID
Bargain Fire Resistance Potion 1.50 5 5 5 8 p_fire_resistance_b
Cheap Fire Resistance Potion 1.00 15 8 8 15 p_fire_resistance_c
Exclusive Fire Resistance Potion 0.25 175 20 20 60 p_fire_resistance_e
Quality Fire Resistance Potion 0.50 80 15 15 45 p_fire_resistance_q
Standard Fire Resistance Potion 0.75 35 10 10 30 p_fire_resistance_s
Scroll of Flameguard Scroll 0.20 134 15 25 30 sc_flameguard
Scroll of the Ninth Barrier Scroll 0.20 662 35 35 20 sc_ninthbarrier


Weapon damage varies by attack type (chop, slash, or thrust). Refer to individual articles for detailed information.

Enchanted Weapons
Weapon Type Magnitude
Item ID
Chrysamere Long Blade 2H 5 20 30 claymore_chrysamere_unique