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< Morrowind: Skills
Skill: Destruction
Governing Attribute:
Successful Cast: +1.0

"Destruction harms living and unliving things."

The Destruction skill is the mastery of the spell effects of the College of Destruction. Their spells harm living and unliving things, and include elemental damage, draining, damaging, vulnerability, and disintegration magical effects.

See destruction spells to find vendors for this school.

Character CreationEdit

The following races receive bonuses to their Destruction skill:

The following classes have Destruction as a Major skill:

The following classes have Destruction as a Minor skill:

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

Other Destruction spells are listed here.


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


The Master Trainer of Destruction is Leles Birian, who can be found outside Piernette's Farmhouse in the Ascadian Isles Region. Other trainers of note are:

See Destruction 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.

Magical EffectsEdit