Heavy Armor increases player's efficiency to move and fight in heavy armor. Each skill point increases armor rating from heavy armor, 0.4% for Players and 1.5% for NPCs. The Heavy Armor skill tree has a total of 8 perks and it requires a total of 12 perk points to complete.
Those trained to use Heavy Armor make more efficient use of Iron, Steel, Dwarven, Orcish, Ebony, and Daedric armors.
Heavy Armor Skill Perk
|Perk||Rank||Description||Skill Req.||Perk Req.|
|Juggernaut||1||Increases armor rating for Heavy Armor by 20%.||-||-|
|2||Increases armor rating for Heavy Armor by 40%.||20 Heavy Armor||-|
|3||Increases armor rating for Heavy Armor by 60%.||40 Heavy Armor||-|
|4||Increases armor rating for Heavy Armor by 80%.||60 Heavy Armor||-|
|5||Increases armor rating for Heavy Armor by 100%.||80 Heavy Armor||-|
|Fists of Steel||-||Unarmed attacks with Heavy Armor gauntlets do their armor rating in extra damage.||30 Heavy Armor||Juggernaut|
|Cushioned||-||Half damage from falling if wearing all Heavy Armor: head, chest, hands, feet.||50 Heavy Armor||Fists of Steel|
|Conditioning||-||Heavy Armor weighs nothing and doesn't slow you down when worn.||70 Heavy Armor||Cushioned|
|Well Fitted||-||25% Armor bonus if wearing all Heavy Armor: head, chest, hands, feet.||30 Heavy Armor||Juggernaut|
|Tower of Strength||-||50% less stagger when wearing only Heavy Armor.||50 Heavy Armor||Well Fitted|
|Matching Set||-||Additional 25% Armor bonus if wearing a matched set of Heavy Armor.||70 Heavy Armor||Tower of Strength|
|Reflect Blows||-||10% chance to reflect melee damage back to the enemy while wearing all Heavy Armor: head, chest, hands, feet.||100 Heavy Armor||Matching Set|