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Skill: Alteration
Governing Attribute:
Successful Cast: +1.0

Students of the College of Alteration manipulate the physical world and its natural properties. Alteration effects include water breathing and walking, jumping, levitating, burdening, opening and locking, and creating shield barriers against physical and elemental damage.

See alteration spells to find vendors for this school.

Character CreationEdit

The following races receive bonuses to their Alteration skill:

The following classes have Alteration as a Major skill:

The following classes have Alteration as a Minor skill:

If a new character's Alteration skill × 2 + Willpower / 5 + Luck / 10 is at least the listed value, they can receive the following two starting spells:

Other Alteration spells are listed here.


The following factions include Alteration as one of their favored skills:


The Master Trainer of Alteration is Seryne Relas, who has a house in Tel Branora. Other trainers of note are:

See Alteration Trainers for the complete list.
* Qorwynn is hostile.

To train yourself, create a custom spell with a casting cost of 1. You will be able to cast it many times until your magicka runs dry.


The following books will increase your Alteration skill:

Magical EffectsEdit