Both enchanted and unenchanted variants can be found throughout Skyrim from level 1.
Locations include:

  • Blacksmiths and general goods merchants.
  • Worn by bandits.
  • Found randomly in loot containers, or as a world item throughout Skyrim.

Smithing recipe

It requires no prerequisite smithing level or perks to forge. It can be made at a forge with the following materials:


Either the Iron Armor or the Banded Iron Armor can be used for the "light armor" Iron display in the Armory.

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