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Daedric Weapons are among the strongest weapons available in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

True to their predecessors, Daedric weaponry in Skyrim possesses craftsmanship similar to Daedric armor, in that they feature sharp, jagged edges, are crafted from ebony, and possess red, glowing filigree.


Daedric weaponry is very rare and can only be found or bought in a handful of places. Unenchanted Daedric weapons will begin to appear throughout the world at level 46 and enchanted weapons can be found at level 47. These locations include:


Daedric weapons require a Smithing level of 90 and the Daedric Smithing perk to create. They can be forged at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

They can be upgraded with an Ebony ingot at a grindstone and also benefits from the Daedric Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement. Daedric arrows are the only item that requires firewood to be crafted.

Attributes by weapon

Damage values are base values, independent of One-Handed, Two-Handed, and Archery skill levels and perks.

Damage DamageIcon Weight WeightIcon Value GoldIcon Leather Strips Ebony Ingot Daedra Heart Firewood ID
Daedric Dagger 11 6 500 1 1 1 0 000139B6
Daedric Sword 14 16 1250 1 2 1 0 000139B9
Daedric Battleaxe 25 27 2750 2 5 1 0 000139B4
Daedric Bow 19 18 2500 1 3 1 0 000139B5
Daedric Greatsword 24 23 2500 3 5 1 0 000139B7
Daedric Mace 16 20 1750 1 3 1 0 000139B8
Daedric War Axe 15 18 1500 2 2 1 0 000139B3
Daedric Warhammer 27 31 4000 3 5 1 0 000139BA

Daedric Arrow

24 0 8 0 1 1 1 000139C0

† Crafting Daedric Arrows requires The Elder Scrolls V: Dawnguard to be installed. Each recipe yields 24 arrows.

Atronach Forge

Daedric weaponry can also be crafted at the Atronach Forge, however to do so requires a Sigil Stone that can only be obtained via the Conjuration Ritual Spell, which requires a Conjuration skill of 90 to initiate.

The Atronach Forge requires the following components to forge a Daedric weapon:

A random Daedric weapon with a random enchantment can be obtained with the following components:


  • Bound weapons take on an ethereal quality, but use the same design as Daedric Weapons.
  • When wielding a Daedric weapon, guards may say, "Who did you have to kill to get that blade?"

See also


Start a Discussion Discussions about Daedric Weapons (Skyrim)

  • Daedric Weapon Ids

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    • Yo, when i type the command to "give" my self Daedric weaponry it gives me Steel weaponry, is the Wiki wrong or is it a me problem? :|
    • oh shidd nvm, i got the B mixed up with a 8, sorry guys
  • What level did you start finding Daedric equipment/weapons?

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    • Ionseeker wrote:What level did you start finding Daedric equipment/weapons? I found a daedric shield at level 28 the other day. Also ple...
    • depends difficulty of the game its not the game cheesy easy than legendary difficulty for instance in my case i played skyrim since 1.3 i d...
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