For other uses, see Iron Battleaxe.
Main article: Iron Weapons (Skyrim)

The Iron Battleaxe is a two-handed weapon in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. It is one of the most common weapons available, being among the first to which the Dragonborn has access.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Both enchanted and unenchanted battleaxes are available throughout Skyrim from level 1. These locations include:

Smithing[edit | edit source]

An iron battleaxe can be crafted without any Smithing perks. It can be forged at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

It can be upgraded with an iron ingot at a grindstone; however, it does not benefit from any Smithing perks.

Unique variants[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The iron battleaxe's appearance closely resembles real-world French boarding axes.[citation needed]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

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