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As far as remember, in Oblivion there is a spell for carrying more weight. Is there a similar spell in Skyrim?

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I for one am gutted there is not fortify weight spell. was my top oblivion spell..... –  user15599 Nov 30 '11 at 12:38
    
you must mean Fortify Strength. there was no such spell in Oblivion. –  warsong Nov 30 '11 at 12:41
    
@warsong Feather –  Raven Dreamer Nov 30 '11 at 14:38
    
Related: gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/34949/… –  Drake Nov 30 '11 at 14:41
    
I remember spell when I use that, I can carry more weight maybe spell name wasn't Fortify Strength –  Rev Dec 1 '11 at 5:14

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There's no such spell in Skyrim.

You can carry more weight by:

  • Wearing items with the Fortify Carry Weight enchantment
  • Drinking a potion of Fortify Carry Weight
  • Adding points to Stamina when you level up
  • Giving some stuff to your hireling
  • Climbing onto a horse
  • Using The Steed Stone, allows you to carry +100.
  • The Extra Pockets perk, which is part of the Pickpocket skill, also allows you to carry +100.
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Technically, getting onto a horse doesn't allow you to carry more, it simply negates some of the consequences of being overburdened. ;-) –  Ben Blank Nov 27 '11 at 10:53
    
A potion of Strength is another option, although it seems to do exactly the same thing as a potion of Fortify Carry Weight so I'm not sure why they both exist. –  jwaddell Nov 27 '11 at 22:03
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Don't forget the Steed Stone which can add 100 to your carry ability. –  Mike Weller Nov 30 '11 at 13:00
    
How does the horse thing work? You can always carry more than your maximum allowance, but then you can only walk slowly and cannot run. Do you mean that a horse won't care how loaded its passenger is? –  DrFish Nov 30 '11 at 14:10
    
@Bora: Yes, exactly. –  Dave Sherohman Nov 30 '11 at 14:36

In the vanilla game, no. With mods, yes:

Note: In older TES games like Morrowind and Oblivion, the 'fortify carry weight' spell was named 'Feather'.

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