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Frost Shield (Oblivion)

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For other uses, see Frost Shield.

Frost Shield is a spell and spell effect available in The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion that protects the user from frost spells such as Frost and Ice Storm. The Frost shield effect combines the effects Resist Frost and Shield.


The Frost Shield effect is available purely as a spell, as potions, as enchantments. and as scrolls. Spells, potions, and scrolls may be found at most Mages Guild halls or alchemy shops and scattered around Oblivion's wilderness as random loot.


As a spell, the user has one Frost Shield spell that may be cast upon himself (or herself) to protect against cold damage cast upon him (or her) by the enemy. The spell provides 15 points of protection for 20 seconds.


The Frost Shield potions have three strengths, all weigh 0.5 WeightIcon, and are shown in the table below. Also note that the spell's magnitude is considered as armor against both physical damage and frost damage.

Potion Cost MagickaIcon Magnitude Area Dur'n Range ID
Weak Potion of Frost Shield 36 10 0 20 Self 0009847B
Potion of Frost Shield 91 15 0 30 Self 000092FE
Strong Potion of Frost Shield 197 20 0 45 Self 0009847C


Frost Shield may be applied to the player's apparel items as enchantments. These enchantments are available in five strengths, as shown in the following table:

Enchantment Cost MagickaIcon Charge Magnitude Area Dur'n Range ID
EnAppFrostShieldPetty 0 0 6 0 0 Self 0004784B
EnAppFrostShieldLesser 1 1 7 0 0 Self 0009DEBF
EnAppFrostShieldCommon 1 1 8 0 0 Self 0004784C
EnAppFrostShieldGreater 1 1 9 0 0 Self 0009DEC0
EnAppFrostShieldGrand 1 1 10 0 0 Self 0004784D


Finally, Frost Shield is also available in single-use scrolls that may be purchased or found as random loot. These scrolls and their descriptions are listed below:

Scroll Cost GoldIcon Cost MagickaIcon Magnitude Area Dur'n Range ID
Frost Shell 54 10 0 30 Self 000888EF
Ice Shield 131 20 0 30 Self 000888F0
Glacial Wall 221 30 0 30 Self 000888F1

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