For other uses, see Resist Poison.

Resist Poison increases the resistance to/reduces damage from poisons.

Bosmer and Redguards are 50% resistant to poison and vampires and Draugr have 100% resistance. Resistance for the Dragonborn is capped at 85%, possibly undermining the value of resistances greater than this.

Possible sources of poison attacks on the player include spitting ChaurusFrostbite Spiders, poisoned weapons, poison gasses (rare), and dart traps. Poison may also be a side effect of Alchemy testing. The Damage Stamina Regen effect caused by alcoholic beverages is also reduced by Resist poison.

Enchanted itemsEdit

The resist poison effect can be found on certain items as an enchantment.

Fixed itemEdit

These item are in fixed positions/quests and cannot be disenchanted:


These items are found in loot and can be disenchanted:

  • Necklace of Poison Resistance – 50% Resist Poison
  • Necklace of Poison Immunity – 100% Resist Poison


Main article: Alchemy (Skyrim)

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


The following alchemy ingredients bear a resist poison effect:


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