Resist Magicka MW
For other uses, see Resist Magicka.
"This effect increases the target's resistance to damage from magicka-based attacks (i.e., magical attacks not based on elemental forces). The magnitude is percentage reduction in damage caused by non-elemental magical damage effects."
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind Construction Set[src]

Resist Magicka 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 abilityEdit

  • Orsimer – 25% magicka resistance
  • Breton – 50% magicka resistance


The following people have this ability:


The following creatures have this ability:


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

Resist Magicka Spells
Name Type Cost
Range GoldIcon Base ID
Gaenor's Abilities TR Ability080100ConstantSelf gaenor_abilities
Gedna's Barrier TR Ability0600600ConstantSelf relvel_shield
Great Resist Magicka Spell30303010Selfgreat resist magicka
Hircine Resists1 BM Ability05050ConstantSelf bm_huntresist
Karstaag Resists1 BM Ability05050ConstantSelf bm_frstgnt
Magickguard Spell30204010Selfmagickguard
Resist Magicka Ability02550ConstantSelf resist magicka_25
resist magicka_50
Resist Magicka Spell510105Selfresist magicka
Strong Resist Magicka Spell20202010Selfstrong resist magicka
Variable Resist Magicka Spell1613010Selfvariable resist magicka
GoldIcon = Available for purchase from a spell merchant.


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

Resist Magicka Merchants
Arrille None20Seyda Neen: Arrille's TradehouseResist Magicka
Dulian Imperial Legion10Buckmoth Legion Fort: InteriorStrong Resist Magicka
Eldrilu Dalen Tribunal Temple10Vos: ChapelMagickguard
Fanildil Imperial Legion10Ebonheart: Hawkmoth Legion GarrisonGreat Resist Magicka
Galero Andaram * Tribunal Temple10Sadrith Mora: Telvanni Council House ChambersResist Magicka
Idonea Munia None15Vivec, Foreign Quarter: Upper WaistworksStrong Resist Magicka
Variable Resist Magicka
J'Rasha None15Vivec, Foreign Quarter: J'Rasha: HealerVariable Resist Magicka
Llathyno Hlaalu Tribunal Temple10Balmora: TempleMagickguard
Lloros Sarano Redoran10Ald'ruhn: TempleMagickguard
Niras Farys Tribunal Temple10Sadrith Mora: Telvanni Council House ChambersMagickguard
Rilvase Avani Tribunal Temple10Ghostgate: Tower of DawnMagickguard
Salen Ravel Tribunal Temple10Maar Gan: ShrineMagickguard
Scelian Plebo Imperial Cult10Sadrith Mora: Wolverine Hall: Imperial ShrineResist Magicka
Sharn gra-Muzgob Mages Guild10Balmora: Mages GuildStrong Resist Magicka
Somutis Vunnis Imperial Cult16Moonmoth Legion Fort: InteriorMagickguard
Vaval Selas None15Vivec, St. Olms Canton: TempleStrong Resist Magicka

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


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

Apparel and jewelryEdit

Enchanted Apparel and Jewelry
Item Type Magnitude
Item ID
Blood Ring Ring102030artifact_blood_ring
blood ring
Hair Shirt of Saint Aralor Shirt101030expensive_shirt_hair
Heart Ring Ring3050Constantheart ring
Ring of Phynaster Ring2020Constantring_phynaster_unique
Royal Signet Ring TR Ring100100ConstantHelseth's Ring


Enchanted Armor
Item Type Magnitude
Duration Item ID
Cuirass of the Savior's Hide Light Cuirass6060Constantcuirass_savior_unique
Ebony Mail Medium Cuirass2020Constantebon_plate_cuirass_unique
Heart Wall Medium Cuirass303010heart wall
Lord's Mail Heavy Cuirass203030lords_cuirass_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
Ash Salts 0.1025 ingred_ash_salts_01
Ripened Belladonna Berries BM 0.105 ingred_belladonna_01
Unripened Belladonna Berries BM 0.105 ingred_belladonna_02

Potions and scrollsEdit

Potions and Scrolls
Item Type WeightIcon GoldIcon Magnitude
Item ID
Bargain Magicka Resistance Potion1.505558p_magicka_resistance_b
Cheap Magicka Resistance Potion1.00158815p_magicka_resistance_c
Exclusive Magicka Resistance Potion0.25175202060p_magicka_resistance_e
Quality Magicka Resistance Potion0.5080151545p_magicka_resistance_q
Standard Magicka Resistance Potion0.7535101030p_magicka_resistance_s


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

Enchanted Weapons
Weapon Type Magnitude
Item ID
Light of Day Blunt 1H30305lightofday_unique
Magebane Long Blade 2H204010glass claymore_magebane
Staff of Hasedoki Blunt 2H304030staff_hasedoki_unique


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