Enemy Weaknesses and Resistances

Posted on April 1st, 2019 by Jeremy Meisnitzer

Quick chart of whats strong and weak against all types of enemies that you will face in the The Elder Scrolls: Blades.

Swords deal slashing damage. Axes deal cleaving damage. Maces and hammers deal bashing damage. There are also 4 elemental types, Fire, Frost, Shock and Poison. Certain enemies take more or less damage depending on the type of weapon or element.

Enemy Weakness Resistance
Ancient Dragons
  • Slashing
  • Shock
  • Cleaving
  • Poison
  • Their breath's element.
Bandits
  • Poison
  • Frost
  • Shock
Bears
  • Slashing
  • Shock
  • Bashing
  • Frost
  • Poison
Dragons
  • Slashing
  • Frost
  • Cleaving
  • Fire
  • Poison
Dremora Raiders
  • Slashing
  • Frost
  • Cleaving
  • Fire
  • Poison
Dremora Warlocks
  • Slashing
  • Frost
  • Cleaving
  • Fire
  • Shock
Goblin Casters
  • Bashing
  • Frost
  • Fire
  • Shock
Goblin Warriors*
  • Bashing
  • Poison
Mercenaries
  • Poison
  • Cleaving
  • Fire
  • Frost
Necromancers
  • Poison
  • Fire
  • Frost
Nether Liches
  • Slashing
  • Fire
  • All other damage types
Outcasts
  • Cleaving
  • Shock
  • Bashing
  • Fire
  • Poison
Skeevers
  • Fire
  • Shock
  • Poison
Skeletons
  • Bashing
  • Shock
  • Immune - Poison
  • Slashing
  • Fire
Spiders
  • Cleaving
  • Frost
  • Slashing
  • Shock
  • Poison
Spriggans
  • Cleaving
  • Fire
  • Bashing
  • Frost
  • Shock
Thalmor Agents
  • Poison
  • Slashing
  • Fire
  • Shock
Trolls
  • Bashing
  • Fire
  • Slashing
  • Frost
  • Shock
Warmasters
  • Cleaving
  • Poison
  • Frost
  • Shock
Wights
  • Cleaving
  • Fire
  • Bashing
  • Shock
  • Poison
Wispmothers and Wisps
  • Fire
  • Immune - Frost
  • Poison
  • All Physical Damage
Wolves
  • Slashing
  • Shock
  • Bashing
  • Fire
  • Frost

Goblin Warriors* might have additional weaknesses and resistances depending on their level and type.

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