The armor will begin to appear throughout Solstheim at level 35–40. These locations include:
- Found as random loot in chests or as a world item.
- Sold by Baldor Iron-Shaper in the Skaal Village.
- Worn by certain enemy boss variants.
It can be upgraded with a chunk of stalhrim at a workbench and also benefits from the Ebony Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.