Main article: Elven Weapons (Skyrim)

The Elven Sword is a one-handed weapon found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


The Elven sword has a broad double-edged blade that has a very light and shiny look. The crossguard is small, in the shape of wings, and has metal stripes on every side.


Unenchanted Elven swords will begin to appear throughout Skyrim at level 19 and enchanted swords can be found at level 20. These locations include:

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An Elven sword requires a Smithing level of 30 and the Elven Smithing perk to create. It can be forged at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

It can be upgraded with a refined moonstone ingot at a grindstone. The Elven Smithing perk doubles the improvement.



  • When speaking to a Hold Guard while having an Elven sword equipped, they may comment "Why the Elven blade, hmm? Nord steel not good enough for you?"


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