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Is the Heavy Armor enchantment any good when you've already smithed your armor to legendary?

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doubletroubleswtor

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So I've got a full set of heavy armor that I've improved with Smithing to be legendary in quality. 

 

At max enchanting (even with a potion) the Heavy Armor enchantment adds 33 to the Heavy Armor skill (meaning when you view the skill in your talent tree it will show 133, etc). 

 

I don't really know how this translates into physical damage reduction. Is this enchantment actually good or should I ditch it for some magic resistance?

 

Any info is appreciated, thanks.

 



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http://en.uesp.net/w...ng#Armor_Rating

 

I'm not sure if that'll help answer your question.



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My understanding was, once you've reached 567 armor rating, nothing else really does anything tangible for you.  I don't know if that's changed, but I have non-scientifically tested it (in oldrim) with very good pieces, and then trash armor, and noticed no difference in damage taken than when wearing a full set over 567.





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