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Skyrim:Paralyze (spell)

Skyrim: Magic: Spells
SR-icon-spell-Paralyze.png Paralyze
School Alteration Difficulty Expert
Type Offensive Casting Fire and Forget
Delivery Aimed Equip Either Hand
Spell ID 0005ad5f Editor ID Paralyze
Base Cost 450 Charge Time 0.5
Duration 10 sec. Range 469 ft.
Speed 121 ft/s Max Life ~4 sec.
Tome ID 000a26e8 Tome Value 685
Appears in random loot at level 35+
Purchase from (Alteration lvl 65+)
Targets that fail to resist are paralyzed for 10 seconds.

Paralyze is an expert level Alteration spell which causes Paralysis on its target for 10 seconds.




  • Stability and Alteration Dual Casting perk effects stack rendering its duration to 33 secs, if cast with both hands.
  • Magic resistance reduces the spell's duration by given percent.
  • Targets that are immune to paralysis may still be staggered.
  • If you Soul Trap a paralyzed target, they may get up and play their walking animation upon death.