Warding Touch is a unique Alteration spell in The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind that creates a magical shield around the caster's entire body, increasing their armor rating.



This spell is known exclusively by Tralas Rendas at the Maar Gan Shrine.


This spell is not available for purchase in Morrowind or expansion packs. Although not intended for use by the Nerevarine, it can be acquired on the PC by using the console command:
Player -> AddSpell "sp_touchprotect"


  • A script can be found in the game's Construction Set which indicates that this spell was originally intended to cast upon request, and contains a note that the script is no longer used. The use of this spell was replaced by Maar Gan Blessings, which Tralas will grant free of charge.