Choosing this skill can grant the player a potentially very big magicka reservoir, but be careful if also playing as an Altmer. Their natural weakness to magicka combined with the weakening effect of the Apprentice can kill low-level players instantly when they are hit by a spell.
An Altmer with the Apprentice as birthsign wearing the Mantle of Woe and having 100 Intelligence would have up to 900 magicka, which would be extremely useful for mages.
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