Rout is an Expert-level Illusion spell in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


Rout causes a creature or character to flee from the area for 30 seconds. This spell will work on creatures and characters up to level 20 (or more when dual-cast).


When the Illusion perks Aspect of Terror, Kindred Mage, and Animage have been activated, this spell causes characters and creatures up to level 30 to flee from the area for 30 seconds.

Spell tomeEdit


Illusion Spell Tome


  • Weight: 1 WeightIcon
  • Value: 653 GoldIcon
  • See Spell Tome for a complete table of spell tomes, their descriptions, and their values.


  • This spell may be purchased from Drevis Neloren once the Dragonborn reaches level 60 in Illusion.
  • Can sometimes be found in boss-level chests at player levels 34+, even with a low Illusion skill.


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