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Light Armor (skill)

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Light Armor
Newheader left.png Disambig.png This article is about the skill Light Armor. For light armor items, see Light Armor (item). Newheader right.png


One of the eighteen skills that are available in Skyrim. The Light Armor skill is advanced by taking damage while wearing Light Armor. The more armor that is worn, the faster the skill will increase and vice versa. The more damage taken, the more experience is gained.

Light Armor Perks[edit | edit source]

Perks Requirements Description (Ranks)
Agile Defender None Increase armor rating for Light armor by 20%.
Light Armor 20 Increase armor rating for Light armor by 40%.
Light Armor 40 Increase armor rating for Light armor by 60%.
Light Armor 60 Increase armor rating for Light armor by 80%.
Light Armor 80 Increase armor rating for Light armor by 100%.
Custom Fit Light Armor 30, Agile Defender 25% Armor bonus if wearing all Light Armor: head, chest, hands, feet.
Unhindered Light Armor 50, Custom Fit Light Armor weighs nothing and doesn't slow you down when worn.
Wind Walker Light Armor 60, Unhindered Stamina regenerates 50% faster in all Light Armor: head, chest, hands, feet.
Matching Set Light Armor 70, Custom Fit Additional 25% Armor bonus if wearing a matched set of Light Armor.
Deft Movement Light Armor 100, Wind Walker or Matching Set 10% chance of avoiding all damage from a melee attack while wearing all Light Armor: head, chest, hands, feet.

Trainers[edit | edit source]

Skill books[edit | edit source]

Potions[edit | edit source]

Apparel[edit | edit source]

Minor Squire Squire Major Squire Eminent Squire Exteme Squire Peerless Squire

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. This armor is likely improperly named "Dragonscale Armor of the Eminent Knight" because it actually fortifies the Light Armor skill.
  2. This armor is likely improperly named "Elven Gilded Armor of the Eminent Knight" because it actually fortifies the Light Armor skill.
  3. This armor is likely improperly named "Glass Armor of the Eminent Knight" because it actually fortifies the Light Armor skill.
  4. The light armor version of this armor is likely improperly named "Stalhrim Armor of the Eminent Knight" because it actually fortifies the Light Armor skill.
  5. This armor is likely improperly named "Dragonscale Armor of the Noble Knight" because it actually fortifies the Light Armor skill.
  6. This armor is likely improperly named "Elven Gilded Armor of the Noble Knight" because it actually fortifies the Light Armor skill.
  7. This armor is likely improperly named "Glass Armor of the Noble Knight" because it actually fortifies the Light Armor skill.
  8. The light armor version of this armor is likely improperly named "Stalhrim Armor of the Noble Knight" because it actually fortifies the Light Armor skill.
  9. This armor is likely improperly named "Dragonscale Armor of the Peerless Knight" because it actually fortifies the Light Armor skill.