Unenchanted variants can be found throughout Skyrim from level 12, and enchanted variants can be found from level 13.
Locations include:

  • Blacksmiths and general goods merchants.
  • Worn by various characters and enemies.
  • Found as random loot in chests, or as a world item throughout Skyrim.

Smithing recipe

Crafting the item requires a smithing level of 30 and the Dwarven Smithing perk. It can be made at a forge with the following materials: