For other uses, see Orcish War Axe.

The Orcish War Axe is a one-handed weapon found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


Unenchanted Orcish war axes will begin to appear throughout Skyrim at level 6, and enchanted war axes can be found at level 7. They will rarely appear as low as level 4. Locations where Orcish war axes can be found include:


An Orcish war axe 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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  • As of version, the Orcish War Axe of Diminishing (000AA1DC) uses the world model and base stats of the iron war axe.


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