Skyrim:Fortify Block

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SR-icon-spell-Magic Hat.png Fortify Block
School Restoration
Type Defensive
Alchemy
ID 0003eb1c
Base Cost 0.5
Base Mag 4
Base Dur 60
Enchanting
ID 0007a0f3
Base Cost 14
Items Neck, Arms, Finger, Shield
Availability
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Apparel
Built-In Potions
Blessing of Stendarr

Alchemy description: Blocking absorbs <mag>% more damage for <dur> seconds.
Enchanting description: Block <mag>% more damage with your shield.

Fortify Block grants damage reduction while blocking.

The block cap is 85%, so past a certain point extra fortify block effects will not help. What that point is depends on the shield, your block skill, and the Shield Wall perk; see here for details of the formula.

Alchemy[edit]

The following alchemy ingredients can be used to create a potion of Fortify Block:

Enchanting[edit]

The following items use this effect. You can learn how to enchant custom items with Fortify Block if you find one of the following items and disenchant it:

  • All varieties of <item> of Blocking
    • Includes the enchantments of Minor Fortify Block, of Major Fortify Block, of Extreme Fortify Block of Eminent Fortify Block, and of Peerless Fortify Block.
  • Shield of Solitude

Artifacts and unique items that use the effect but cannot be disenchanted include:

Blessings[edit]