Dragonborn:Miraak's Robes

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Artifact: Miraak's Robes (xx039d1e)
Type Clothing
Editor ID DLC2MKMiraakRobes1
Weight Weight 1 Value Value 100
Absorb 15% of the magicka from dragon breath and spells. Chance on hit to spawn a tentacle explosion:
Miraak's Robes

Miraak's Robes are a set of robes worn by Miraak. They can be obtained after defeating Miraak during At the Summit of Apocrypha. Its enchantment gives you fifteen percent spell absorption and has a chance to deal poison damage to an attacker when the wearer is hit. Equipping Miraak's Boots and/or Miraak's Gloves will increase the spell absorption enchantment by 5% each, for a total of 25% spell absorption.

The Tentacle Explosion[edit]

Whenever the wearer of Miraak's Robes is hit by any physical hits, magical attacks (including shouts) or traps, there is a small chance that tentacles will spawn out of the ground and surround the wearer. There is a very high chance those tentacles will explode. When they do, they stagger and deal 100 poison damage to everything in their AoE radius which is about the same as a basic cloak spell.

Even though the Tentacle Explosion's damage is classified as poison damage, it is not affected by Weakness to Poison - Poisons. Instead its magnitude can be increased by Weakness to Magic - Poisons.


  • With this item and either Miraak's boots or gloves equipped, the Atronach Stone power and the Atronach alteration perk, it is possible to achieve 100% spell absorption. The Tentacle explosion will still trigger from spells and spelleffects, even if the player does have 100% spell absorption.
  • A separate version of the robes with a similar enchantment to the Arch-Mage's Robes exists in the game-data but is unobtainable.


  • When wearing these robes, there is a chance that the tentacle explosion will occur if you transform into a Vampire LordDG.
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