Skyrim:Fireball

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SR-icon-spell-Fire.png Fireball
SR-icon-book-SpellTomeDestruction.png
School Destruction Difficulty Adept
Type Offensive Casting Fire and Forget
Delivery Aimed Equip Either Hand
Spell ID 0001c789 Editor ID Fireball
Base Cost 133 Charge Time 0.5
Duration 2 Range 469 feet
Speed 117 ft/s Max Life ~4 sec.
Magnitude 40 Area 15
Tome ID 000a2706 Tome Value 345
Appears in random loot at level 23+
Purchase from (Destruction lvl 40+)
A fiery explosion for 40 points of damage in a 15 foot radius. Targets on fire take extra damage.

Fireball is an adept level Destruction spell that deals fire damage over an area upon projectile impact and sets targets on fire, dealing 20% of the immediate spell damage over 2s.

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Notes[edit]

  • Fireball will damage friends as well as foes in its area of effect (though it will not damage the caster). With this in mind, use this spell carefully if you have followers who fight melee. Even Protected NPCs (though not Essential ones) can be killed in this manner.
  • Like most Fire spells, it can be used to set off Fire Runes or Oil Slicks from a safe distance. Also, casting it or merely having it ready to cast in an area with Flammable Gas will result in a massive explosion.
  • It is suggested that you aim for the target(s)'s feet rather than their body. This decreases their chances of avoiding damage if you miss.