For other uses, see Resist Frost.

Resist Frost is an effect in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim gained from a spell, potion, or piece of enchanted armor.


Resist Frost decreases the amount of damage taken from frost damage. All Nords have a 50% frost resistance. Vampires also start with a 25% frost resist at stage one, and it increases by 25% each stage; maxing out at 100% frost resist at stage four. With Dawnguard installed, it instead begins at 20% and increases in 10% increments; maxing out at 50% frost resist. If Dragonborn is installed, frost enchantments placed on Stalhrim Armor will be 25% stronger.


Main article: Alchemy (Skyrim)

Potions and poisons with this effect may be created at alchemy labs or purchased from alchemist merchants. The strength of the effect is determined by the alchemy skill of the alchemist that brewed the potion.


Ingredient Primary Effect Secondary Effect Tertiary Effect Quaternary Effect
Frost Mirriam Resist Frost Fortify Sneak Ravage Magicka Damage Stamina Regen
Frost Salts Weakness to Fire Resist Frost Restore Magicka Fortify Conjuration
Hawk Beak Restore Stamina Resist Frost Fortify Carry Weight Resist Shock
Moon Sugar Weakness to Fire Resist Frost Restore Magicka Regenerate Magicka
Purple Mountain Flower Restore Stamina Fortify Sneak Lingering Damage Magicka Resist Frost
Silverside Perch Restore Stamina Damage Stamina Regen Ravage Health Resist Frost
Slaughterfish Scales Resist Frost Lingering Damage Health Fortify Heavy Armor Fortify Block
Small Pearl Restore Stamina Fortify One-Handed Fortify Restoration Resist Frost
Snowberries Resist Fire Fortify Enchanting Resist Frost Resist Shock
Thistle Branch Resist Frost Ravage Stamina Resist Poison Fortify Heavy Armor


Frost Resist can be enchanted on the following items:

Unique items with resist frostEdit

These items provide resistance to frost but cannot be disenchanted:


  • Frost resistance caps at 85%
  • Frost enchantments are 25% stronger when applied to weapons and armor made from Stalhrim


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