The Elder Scrolls Online: Armor Skills – Light Armor

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Light Armor Abilities
Active AbilitiesPassive Abilities

Light Armor is a skill in Elder Scrolls Online. It consists largely of robes and cloth armor. As with the other armor skills, there are only passive skills and a single active ability. These skills mainly aid magic using characters.


Active Abilities
These abilities must be activated manually, whilst wearing at least one piece of Light Armor, for a cost.

Skill Skill Type Unlock Cost Cast Time
(Duration)
Range/Radius
(Target)
Annulment Active Light Armor
Rank 22
4590 Magicka Instant
(6s)

(Self)
Annulment

  • Surround yourself with a net of magic negation to absorb up to [x] Spell Damage over 6 seconds.
Skill Morph Dampen Magic (Light Armor Rank IV) 4590 Magicka Instant
(6s)

(Self)
Dampen Magic (Morph)

  • Surround yourself with a net of magic negation to absorb up to [x] Spell Damage over 6 seconds.
  • Amount of damage absorbed is increased by 6% for each piece of Light Armor equipped.
  • Increases shield strength based on number of Light Armor items equipped.
Skill Morph Harness Magicka (Light Armor Rank IV) 4590 Magicka Instant
(6s)

(Self)
Harness Magicka (Morph)

  • Surround yourself with a net of magic negation to absorb up to [x] Spell Damage over 6 seconds.
  • While active, up to three times when Spell Damage is absorbed, you restore [y] Magicka. This bonus increases by 6% for each piece of Light Armor equipped.
  • Absorb Magicka based on number of Light Armor items equipped.


Passive Abilities
Passive abilities are active all the time, so long one or more piece(s) of Light Armor are equipped.

Skill Skill Type Rank Description Unlock
Evocation
Evocation
Passive Rank
I
With one or more pieces of Light Armor equipped:

  • Reduces the Magicka cost of spells by 1% per piece of light armor equipped.
Light Armor
Rank 2
Rank
II
With one or more pieces of Light Armor equipped:

  • Reduces the Magicka cost of spells by 2% per piece of light armor equipped.
Light Armor
Rank 10
Rank
III
With one or more pieces of Light Armor equipped:

  • Reduces the Magicka cost of spells by 3% per piece of light armor equipped.
Light Armor
Rank 30
Recovery
Recovery
Passive Rank
I
With one or more pieces of Light Armor equipped:

  • Increases Magicka Recovery by 2% per piece of light armor equipped.
Light Armor
Rank 6
Rank
II
With one or more pieces of Light Armor equipped:

  • Increases Magicka Recovery by 4% per piece of light armor equipped.
Light Armor
Rank 18
Spell Warding
Spell Warding
Passive Rank
I
With one or more pieces of Light Armor equipped:

  • Increases your Spell Resistance for each piece of Light Armor equipped.
Light Armor
Rank 14
Rank
II
With one or more pieces of Light Armor equipped:

  • Increases your Spell Resistance for each piece of Light Armor equipped.
Light Armor
Rank 34
Prodigy
Prodigy
Passive Rank
I
When a Light Armor set of 5 or more pieces is equipped:

  • Increases your Spell Critical rating by 1095.
Light Armor
Rank 38
Rank
II
When a Light Armor set of 5 or more pieces is equipped:

  • Increases your Spell Critical rating by 2191.
Light Armor
Rank 46
Concentration
Concentration
Passive Rank
I
When a Light Armor set of 5 or more pieces is equipped:

  • Increases you Spell Penetration by 2442.
Light Armor
Rank 42
Rank
II
When a Light Armor set of 5 or more pieces is equipped:

  • Increases you Spell Penetration by 4884.
Light Armor
Rank 50
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