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I play a breton so have some magical resistance. I gather that this resists all magic. So if I have 25% magic resistance and 25% frost resistance, do I actually have 50% frost resistance?

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If I'm reading the questionc correctly, the proposed duplicate asks if resistances of the same kind, but from different sources stack. This question asks if magic resistance stacks with elemental resistances. – DJ Pirtu Feb 25 at 6:41
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The two effects stack multiplicatavely, not additively, up to a maximum of 80%.

To use your example, you'd end up with 32% resistance.

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Cheers, what is the formula? – DeanMc Nov 19 '11 at 20:52
@DeanMc multiplicative means Damage Input * (1-Resist Element%) = 1st aggregate. 1st aggregate * (1-Resist Magic%) = final result. Because they're being multiplied, the order is irrelevant, and they'll both return the same diminished result. – Raven Dreamer Nov 19 '11 at 21:01
You mean 44.25% resistance? (.75)^2=56.25 – DCShannon Feb 25 at 5:10

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