"The Dunmer of Morrowind construct chitin armor out of the shells of native insects layered with resinous glues."
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Chitin Heavy Armor is a set of heavy armor that appears in The Elder Scrolls V: Dragonborn. Unlike the light armor variant, it has no shield. It has the same armor rating as steel plate armor, but is lighter.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Armor pieces can typically only be found on the island of Solstheim. Locations include:

Fixed locations[edit | edit source]

  • Vendil Severin wears a set of Chitin Heavy Armor in Ashfallow Citadel during the quest "Served Cold."
  • There are two helmets, a pair of boots, and a chestpiece in one of the side rooms in Ashfallow Citadel.
  • There is a helmet and a chestpiece on the top floor of Morvayn Manor, in an expert-locked display case.

Smithing[edit | edit source]

Chitin Heavy Armor requires a Smithing level of 30 and the Elven Smithing perk to create. Pieces can be forged at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

Pieces can be upgraded with a chitin plate at a workbench and also benefit from the Elven Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.

Attributes by piece[edit | edit source]

Piece ArmorIcon.png WeightIcon.png Gold Netch Leather Chitin Plate Corundum Ingot ID
Chitin Heavy Armor 40 35 650 2 6 1 xx01cd8a
Chitin Heavy Boots 14 6 135 1 4 1 xx01cd82
Chitin Heavy Gauntlets 14 5 135 1 3 1 xx01cd8b
Chitin Heavy Helmet 19 5 135 1 4 1 xx01cd8c
Total 87 51 1,055 5 17 4

Appearances[edit | edit source]

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