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

Resist Frost 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. In Bloodmoon, Stalhrim causes this effect.


The following people have this ability:


The following creatures have this ability:


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

Resist Frost Spells
Name Type Cost
Range GoldIcon Base ID
Frostguard Spell90204030Selffrostguard
Great Resist Frost Spell30303010Selfgreat resist frost
Her Mirror TR Ability05050ConstantSelf Her_Mirror
Hircine Resists1 BM Ability0100100ConstantSelf bm_huntresist
Immune to Frost Ability0100100ConstantSelf immune to frost
Karstaag Resists1 BM Ability0100100ConstantSelf bm_frstgnt
Resist Cold Spell510105Self resist cold
Resist Frost Ability05075ConstantSelf resist frost_50
resist frost_75
Resist Frost Spell510105Selfresist frost
Royal Resistance TR Ability05050ConstantSelf Royal_Resistance
Snow Shield BM Ability02020ConstantSelf snowshield
Strong Resist Frost Spell20202010Selfstrong resist frost
Variable Resist Frost Spell1613010Selfvariable resist frost
GoldIcon = Available for purchase from a spell merchant.


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

Resist Frost Merchants
Amarie Charien Imperial Legion10Moonmoth Legion Fort: InteriorFrostguard
Dileno Lloran * Tribunal Temple10Vivec, Temple Canton: High FaneFrostguard
Dulian Imperial Legion10Buckmoth Legion Fort: InteriorStrong Resist Frost
Elynu Saren Tribunal Temple10Suran: TempleFrostguard
Fanildil Imperial Legion10Ebonheart: Hawkmoth Legion GarrisonGreat Resist Frost
Galero Andaram * Tribunal Temple10Sadrith Mora: Telvanni Council House ChambersResist Frost
Idonea Munia None15Vivec, Foreign Quarter: Upper WaistworksStrong Resist Frost
Variable Resist Frost
J'Rasha None15Vivec, Foreign Quarter: J'Rasha: HealerVariable Resist Frost
Llarara Omayn Tribunal Temple10Balmora: TempleFrostguard
Lloros Sarano Redoran10Ald'ruhn: TempleFrostguard
Scelian Plebo Imperial Cult10Sadrith Mora: Wolverine Hall: Imperial ShrineResist Frost
Sharn gra-Muzgob Mages Guild10Balmora: Mages GuildStrong Resist Frost
Somutis Vunnis Imperial Cult16Moonmoth Legion Fort: InteriorFrostguard
Tunila Omavel * Telvanni10Tel Uvirith: Omavel's HouseFrostguard
Vaval Selas None15Vivec, St. Olms Canton: TempleStrong Resist Frost
Ygfa Imperial Cult10Pelagiad: Fort PelagiadFrostguard

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


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

Apparel and jewelryEdit

Enchanted Apparel and Jewelry
Item Type Magnitude
Item ID
Denstagmer's Ring Ring3030Constantring_denstagmer_unique
Frosteater Robe Robe204010frosteater robe
Frostmirror Robe Robe204010frostmirror robe
Heart Ring Ring3050Instant
heart ring


Enchanted Armor
Item Type Magnitude
Duration Item ID
Snow Bear Boots BM Medium Boots55ConstantBM_bear_boots_snow
Snow Bear Cuirass BM Medium Cuirass55ConstantBM_bear_cuirass_snow
Snow Bear Greaves BM Medium Greaves55ConstantBM_bear_greaves_snow
Snow Bear Helmet BM Medium Helmet55ConstantBM_bear_helmet_snow
Snow Bear Left Gauntlet BM Medium Left Gauntlet55ConstantBM_bear_left_gauntlet_snow
Snow Bear Left Pauldron BM Medium Left Pauldron55ConstantBM_Bear_left_Pauldron_snow
Snow Bear Right Gauntlet BM Medium Right Gauntlet55ConstantBM_bear_right_gauntlet_snow
Snow Bear Right Pauldron BM Medium Right Pauldron55ConstantBM_bear_right_pauldron_snow
Snow Wolf Boots BM Light Boots55ConstantBM_wolf_boots_snow
Snow Wolf Cuirass BM Light Cuirass55ConstantBM_wolf_cuirass_snow
Snow Wolf Greaves BM Light Greaves55ConstantBM_wolf_greaves_snow
Snow Wolf Helmet BM Light Helmet55ConstantBM_wolf_helmet_snow
Snow Wolf Left Gauntlet BM Light Left Gauntlet55ConstantBM_wolf_left_gauntlet_snow
Snow Wolf Left Pauldron BM Light Left Pauldron55ConstantBM_wolf_left_pauldron_snow
Snow Wolf Right Gauntlet BM Light Right Gauntlet55ConstantBM_wolf_right_gauntlet_snow
Snow Wolf Right Pauldron BM Light Right Pauldron55ConstantBM_wolf_right_pauldron_snow
The Icecap Light Helmet3030Constanticecap_unique
Wraithguard Heavy Right Gauntlet
Heavy Left Gauntlet


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

Alchemy Ingredients
IngredientWeightIconGoldIconFirst EffectSecond EffectThird EffectFourth EffectItem ID
Black Lichen 0.102 ingred_black_lichen_01
Bristleback Leather BM 1.002 ingred_boar_leather
Fire Salts 0.10100 ingred_fire_salts_01
Flaming Eye of the Lightkeeper BM 1.0015 ingred_eyeball_unique
Grahl Eyeball BM 1.0015 ingred_eyeball
Gravetar BM 0.105 ingred_gravetar_01
Holly Berries BM 0.105 ingred_holly_01
Raw Stalhrim BM 5.00300 ingred_raw_Stalhrim_01

Potions and scrollsEdit

Potions and Scrolls
Item Type WeightIcon GoldIcon Magnitude
Item ID
Bargain Frost Resistance Potion1.505558p_frost_resistance_b
Cheap Frost Resistance Potion1.00158815p_frost_resistance_c
Exclusive Frost Resistance Potion0.25175202060p_frost_resistance_e
Quality Frost Resistance Potion0.5080151545p_frost_resistance_q
Standard Resist Frost Potion Potion0.7535101030p_frost_resistance_s
Scroll of Frostguard Scroll0.20134152530sc_frostguard
Scroll of the Ninth Barrier Scroll0.20662353520sc_ninthbarrier


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