Oblivion:Sun Damage

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OB-icon-Sundamage.png Sun Damage
School Destruction
Type Offensive
(No enchanting,
No spell making)
Effect ID SUDG
Base Cost 9
Barter Factor 0
Availability
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Spell Tomes

Sun Damage M points

Whenever this effect is active, the target will suffer damage continuously when outside during the day (starting at 6:00 am and ending at 8:00 pm). This effect is most familiar to Vampires, for whom it is one of the most significant drawbacks of vampirism. Also, some new spells added by the Spell Tomes plugin use Sun Damage as a negative side-effect that reduces the cost of the spells.

A few pre-enchanted items, such as the Hands of Midnight, use sun-damage as an effect. These work in the same way as the spell, in that characters can wear them without issue at night but receive damage if outside during the day.

The damage done by sun damage depends on two factors. One is the level of sun damage that you have. The second is how bright the sun is, which depends on the time of day and the prevailing weather. During the brightest conditions (around midday with little cloud cover) the victim of sun damage takes twice the value given per second.