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Call to Arms

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Call to Arms
School Illusion
Skill Level Master (100)
Magicka Cost 654
Effect Targets have improved combat skills, health, and stamina for 10 minutes.
Spell Tome Purchase
Tome ID 000A271B
Spell ID 0007E8DD

Call to Arms is a powerful Master level Illusion spell in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


When cast on self, this spell gives a 25 point boost to one-handed, two-handed, archery, health, and stamina for ten minutes. This spell is cast with both hands and requires time to charge, and affects a large area (100) around the caster. It will augment both friend and foe, use of the ability prior to combat is advised.


Call to Arms is improved by:

Spell tomeEdit


Illusion Spell Tome


  • Weight: 1 WeightIcon
  • Value: 1150 GoldIcon
  • See Spell Tome for a complete table of spell tomes, their descriptions, and their values.



  • This spell is useful for those focusing on the Conjuration school of magic.
    • The player can easily have 5 or more followers. A regular follower, a non-humanoid follower, Dead Thralls, Dremora Lords or Elemental Thralls (Twin Souls perk) and a quest related follower.
    • The above number can jump to 8 or more followers if the Dead Thralls are conjurers or necromancers who summon their own servants, the regular follower is a conjurer or necromancer and the quest related followers are conjurers or necromancers.
  • The spell can allow the allied soldiers during the Civil War to take or defend a location without very much help from the player, even on the Master difficulty.
  • With the proper equipment the player can craft potions fortifying the strength of this spell in a magnitude greater than the 100% available normally (Elixir of Illusion).


Start a Discussion Discussions about Call to Arms

  • Dead Thrall + Call to Arms Does it really work?

    3 messages
    • I have not seen any gains from "Call to Arms" for Thralls. Have you smithed your thralls armor? I usually locate a powerful thrall...
    • well maybe you dont have the perk "Master of the Mind" remember they are now undead

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