The Gauldur Blackbow is a leveled unique Ancient Nord bow found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


Because the bow is leveled, the magnitude of the enchantments, the base strength and value of the bow are contingent upon character Level. It can be disenchanted at an Arcane Enchanter.


Dropped by Sigdis Gauldurson in Geirmund's Hall during the quest "Forbidden Legend."


The Gauldur Blackbow can be upgraded with a steel ingot and the Arcane Blacksmith perk, and benefits from the Dwarven Smithing perk.


The enchantment for all versions of the bow is:


The damage, weight, value, and the magnitude of the enchantment are based on the character Level upon receiving the bow. The best possible version is available at level 36.

Level DamageIcon WeightIcon GoldIcon Effect ItemID
1–11 8 12 253 Absorb 10 points of magicka 000A5DEF
12–18 8 12 407 Absorb 15 points of magicka 000F5D1F
19–26 14 18 530 Absorb 20 points of magicka 000F5D20
27–35 14 18 750 Absorb 25 points of magicka 000F5D21
36+ 14 18 972 Absorb 30 points of magicka 000F5D22

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  • Help with obtaining The Gauldar Blackbow

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    • It's easy, actually you can even clear it at level 10 alone although it may take time if you're not going to fight head on. Since t...
    • if you dont want to fight head-on, then sneak with archer is the way to go. It aint the warrior's way but it will get the job done :c
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