The Elder Scrolls Online: Armor Skills – Medium Armor

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Medium Armor Abilities
Active AbilitiesPassive Abilities

Medium Armor is a skill in Elder Scrolls Online. It consists largely of leather, hide, and other low-weight armors. As with the other armor skills, there are only passive skills and a single active ability. These skills generally aid stealth-based characters.


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

Skill Skill Type Unlock Cost Cast Time
(Duration)
Range/Radius
(Target)
Evasion Active Medium Armor
Rank 22
4320 Stamina Instant
(Self)
Evasion

  • Shroud yourself in mist to gain Major Evasion, which increases your dodge chance by 20% for 20 seconds.
Skill Morph Shuffle (Evasion Rank IV) 4320 Stamina Instant
(Self)
Shuffle (Morph)

  • Shroud yourself in mist to gain Major Evasion, which increases your dodge chance by 20% for 23 seconds.
  • While wearing Medium Armor, removes and grants immunity to snaring effects. Increases snare immunity duration by .5 seconds for each piece of Medium Armor equipped, up to 3.5 seconds.
  • Removes snares.
Skill Morph Elude (Evasion Rank IV) 4320 Stamina Instant
(Self)
Elude (Morph)

  • Shroud yourself in mist to gain Major Evasion, which increases your dodge chance by 20% for 23 seconds.
  • Duration is increased 5% for each piece of Medium Armor equipped.
  • Gain additional duration for each piece of Medium Armor equipped.


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

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

  • Increases your Weapon Critical rating for each piece of Medium Armor equipped. (109)
Medium Armor Rank 2
Rank
II
With one or more pieces of Medium Armor equipped:

  • Increases your Weapon Critical rating for each piece of Medium Armor equipped. (219)
Medium Armor Rank 10
Rank
III
With one or more pieces of Medium Armor equipped:

  • Increases your Weapon Critical rating for each piece of Medium Armor equipped. (328)
Medium Armor Rank 30
Wind Walker
Wind Walker
Passive Rank
I
With one or more pieces of Medium Armor equipped:

  • Increases Stamina Recovery by 2% per piece of Medium Armor equipped.
  • Also reduces the Stamina cost of abilities by 2% per piece of Medium Armor equipped.
Medium Armor Rank 6
Rank
II
With one or more pieces of Medium Armor equipped:

  • Increases Stamina Recovery by 4% per piece of Medium Armor equipped.
  • Also reduces the Stamina cost of abilities by 3% per piece of Medium Armor equipped.
Medium Armor Rank 18
Improved Sneak
Passive Rank
I
With one or more pieces of Medium Armor equipped:

  • Reduces the cost of sneaking by 4% per piece of Medium Armor equipped.
  • Also reduces the size of your detection area by 3% per piece of Medium Armor equipped.
Medium Armor Rank 14
Rank
II
With one or more pieces of Medium Armor equipped:

  • Reduces the cost of sneaking by 7% per piece of Medium Armor equipped.
  • Also reduces the size of your detection area by 5% per piece of Medium Armor equippe
Medium Armor Rank 34
Agility
Agility
Passive Rank
I
When a Medium Armor set of 5 or more pieces is equipped:

  • Increases your Weapon Damage by 6%.
Medium Armor Rank 38
Rank
II
When a Medium Armor set of 5 or more pieces is equipped:

  • Increases your Weapon Damage by 12%.
Medium Armor Rank 46
Athletics
Athletics
Passive Rank
I
When a Medium Armor set of 5 or more pieces is equipped:

  • Increases your Movement Speed while using Sprint by 2% and reduces the cost of Roll Dodge by 2% per piece of Medium Armor equipped.
Medium Armor Rank 42
Rank
II
When a Medium Armor set of 5 or more pieces is equipped:

  • Increases your Movement Speed while using Sprint by 3% and reduces the cost of Roll Dodge by 4% per piece of Medium Armor equipped.
Medium Armor Rank 50
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