Unenchanted variants can be found throughout Skyrim from level 46, and enchanted variants can be found from level 47. Mostly used by Guards, Stormcloaks, Dawnguard and Bandits.
Crafting the item requires a smithing level of 90 and the Daedric Smithing perk. It can be made at a forge with the following materials:
- Requires Heavy Armory.
- Must be placed in the 'Armory Storage' cabinet by the armory entrance for it to display.