Block allows players to block damage from melee and ranged attack when using shields, a torch, one-handed weapons, a two-handed weapons.Block allows you to do additional damage, disarm your opponent with perks. The Block skill tree has a total of 9 perks and it requires a total of 13 perk points to complete.


The art of blocking an enemy's blows with a shield or weapon. Blocking reduces the damage and staggering from physical attacks.


Block Skill Perk

Perk Rank Description Skill Level Requirement Skill Level Requirement
Shield Wall 1 Blocking is 20% more effective. (Actually 10%)  -  -
2 Blocking is 25% more effective. (Actually 20%) 20 Block  -
3 Blocking is 30% more effective. 40 Block  -
4 Blocking is 35% more effective. (Actually 40%) 60 Block  -
5 Blocking is 40% more effective. (Actually 50%) 80 Block  -
Deflect Arrows  - Arrows that hit the shield do no damage. 30 Block Shield Wall
Elemental Protection  - Blocking with a shield reduces incoming fire, frost, and shock damage by 50%. 50 Block Deflect Arrows
Block Runner  - Able to move faster with a shield or weapon raised. 70 Block Elemental Protection
Power Bash  - Able to do a power bash. 30 Block Shield Wall
Deadly Bash  - Bashing does five times more damage. 50 Block Power Bash
Disarming Bash  - Chance to disarm when power bashing. 70 Block Deadly Bash
Shield Charge  - Sprinting with a shield raised knocks down most targets. 100 Block Disarming Bash or Block Runner
Quick Reflexes  - Time slows down if you are blocking during an enemy's power attack. 30 Block Shield Wall


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