For other uses, see Orcish Battleaxe.

The Orcish Battleaxe is a two-handed weapon found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


Unenchanted Orcish battleaxes will begin to appear throughout Skyrim at level 6, and enchanted battleaxes can be found at level 7. They can very rarely be found as random loot as early as level 2. These locations include:


An Orcish battleaxe requires a Smithing level of 50, and the Orcish Smithing perk to create. It can be forged at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

It can be upgraded with an orichalcum ingot at a grindstone, and also benefits from the Orcish Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.

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