Unenchanted variants can be found throughout Skyrim from level 19, and enchanted variants can be found from level 20. Mostly used by Vampires and Falmer.
Crafting the item requires a smithing level of 30 and the Elven 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.