For other uses, see Ebony Helmet.

The Ebony Helmet is a piece of heavy armor and part of the Ebony Armor set found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


Unenchanted helmets will begin to appear throughout Skyrim at level 32 and enchanted variants can be found at level 33. These locations include:


An Ebony Helmet requires a Smithing level of 80 and the Ebony Smithing perk to create. It can be forged at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

It can be upgraded with an Ebony Ingot at a workbench and also benefits from the Ebony Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.


This section contains bugs related to Ebony Helmet (Skyrim). Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:

  1. Please reload an old save to confirm if the bug is still happening.
  2. If the bug is still occurring, please post the bug report with the appropriate system template  360  / XB1  ,  PS3  / PS4  ,  PC  / MAC  ,  NX  , depending on which platform(s) the bug has been encountered on.
  3. Be descriptive when listing the bug and fixes, but avoid having conversations in the description and/or using first-person anecdotes: such discussions belong on the appropriate forum board.
  •  360   Equipping the helmet removes the head from the player's shadow.
  • The Ebony Helmet will appear much lighter colored than the rest of the armor.
  • Can be duplicated with the mannequin.
  • The helmet may not appear and may instead render the Dragonborn bald until unequipped.


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  • The Ebony Helmet at Fort Amol

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    • I'm at level 36 I've checked every blacksmith every general goods store and every chest I find but no luck
    • Natjiit the kajiit wrote:once i went to the hidden chest outside of solitude and found a ebony helm and a glass helm at the same time i think t...
  • fixed ebony helmet locations

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    • does anyone know where to find an ebony helmet in skyrim
    • near the end of mzulft im pretty sure
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