For other uses, see Ebony Greatsword.

The Ebony Greatsword is a two-handed weapon found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


Unenchanted ebony greatswords will begin to appear throughout Skyrim at level 36 and enchanted greatswords can be found at level 37. These locations include:


The ebony greatsword requires a Smithing level of 80 and the Ebony Smithing perk to create. It is made at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

It can be upgraded with an ebony ingot at a grindstone. The Ebony Smithing perk doubles the improvement.


  • The ebony greatsword is similar in shape to the Blades Sword, though the Blades Sword is a one-handed weapon and the ebony greatsword is classified as a two-handed weapon.


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  • Ebony Sword at LEVEL 15!?!?

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    • I found an ebony war axe during one of the earlier daedric quests i believe it was namira a draugr deathlordhad dropped it and i have two eb...
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  • Ebony Greatsword Locations?

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    • I've searched pretty much the whole of skyrim and still haven't found an ebony greatsword. Wtf?
    • They only appear after a certain level (36). Try killing some some deathlords in crypts. It's rare, but sometimes they have a two-han...
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