When it comes time to take apart your enemies, you might find that you frankly just don't have enough power to pull through. You'll need more health, or more Magicka, or maybe you just need to take less damage from those more threatening foes.
Potions can solve all of your problems in a variety of ways, only they're limited, and you need to be smart about how you use them.
If you're struggling against certain enemies and need to find a new way through, then our tips on using potions might give you the edge you need to pull through, so read on for everything you need to know.For even more essential information on The Elder Scrolls: Blades, make sure to take a look at our Ultimate Guide.
Potions are going to be pretty essential to your progress through dungeons and quests in The Elder Scrolls: Blades. Getting a health boost is most important, but certain situations call for certain measures.
You will of course have multiple types of potions to use to regain health, Magicka or Stamina, and the icons to use these will pop up on the screen when you are low on any of those. But there are of course some rules to keep in mind.
First off, potions don't automatically regenerate. Don't use them too hastily, because you'll just quickly run out. In addition to that, Magicka and Stamina regen quickly once you're out of combat, so you don't really need to use them near the end of fights.
Health is harder though. Without enough food laying around dungeons, it can be tough to ensure you have enough health to keep going, which makes the health potions the most important.
But in addition to those, you can have Resistance potions, which can resist elemental attacks or give you status buffs, which can greatly help in select situations.
For example, if a quest warns of poison using enemies, well, maybe a poison resist potion is in order. Just be sure to only use them when they're really necessary.