Main article: Glass Weapons (Skyrim)
For other uses, see Glass Greatsword.

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


Unenchanted glass greatswords will begin to appear throughout Skyrim at level 27, and enchanted greatswords can be found at level 28. These locations include:

Fixed locationsEdit


A glass greatsword requires a Smithing level of 70 and the Glass Smithing perk to create. It can be forged at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

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


  • In the center of the greatsword is a design that is quite similar to the eye of a peacock feather.


This section contains bugs related to Glass Greatsword (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.
  •  PC   Placing a glass greatsword on a shield rack or weapon plaque will cause it to appear off-center. There is nothing functionally wrong, but it can be annoying aesthetically.
  •  PC   360   The glass greatsword does not have the same swing sound as the other greatswords.


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