Main article: Ingot
For other uses, see Steel Ingot.

Steel Ingot is a smithing material in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. It is used to craft and improve various weapons and armor via the Smithing skill.

Smithing[edit | edit source]

Steel Armor[edit | edit source]

Steel Plate Armor[edit | edit source]

Steel Weapons[edit | edit source]

Scaled Armor[edit | edit source]

  • Scaled Armor: 2 Corundum Ingot, 2 Leather, 3 Leather Strips, 3 Steel Ingot
  • Scaled Boots: 1 Corumdum Ingot, 1 Leather, 2 Leather Strips, 2 Steel Ingot
  • Scaled Bracers: 1 Corundum Ingot, 1 Leather, 2 Leather Strips, 1 Steel Ingot
  • Scaled Helmet: 1 Corundum Ingot, 1 Leather, 1 Leather Strips, 2 Steel Ingot

Imperial Armor[edit | edit source]

Dwarven Armor[edit | edit source]

Dwarven Weapons[edit | edit source]

  • Dwarven Battleaxe: 2 Dwarven Metal Ingot, 2 Leather Strips, 1 Iron Ingot, 2 Steel Ingot
  • Dwarven Dagger: 1 Dwarven Metal Ingot, 1 Leather Strips, 1 Iron Ingot, 1 Steel Ingot
  • Dwarven Greatsword: 2 Dwarven Metal Ingot, 3 Leather Strips, 2 Iron Ingot, 2 Steel Ingot
  • Dwarven Mace: 2 Dwarven Metal Ingot, 1 Leather Strips, 1 Iron Ingot, 1 Steel Ingot
  • Dwarven Sword: 1 Dwarven Metal Ingot, 1 Leather Strips, 1 Iron Ingot, 1 Steel Ingot
  • Dwarven War Axe: 1 Dwarven Metal Ingot, 1 Leather Strips, 1 Iron Ingot, 1 Steel Ingot
  • Dwarven Warhammer: 2 Dwarven Metal Ingot, 2 Leather Strips, 1 Iron Ingot, 2 Steel Ingot

Nordic ArmorDR[edit | edit source]

Locations[edit | edit source]

  • If the Dragonborn chooses to side with Hadvar at the beginning of the game there are 5 steel ingots at Alvor's Workshop under the workbench, or the ingots can be stolen if the player sided with Ralof.
  • In Embershard Mine there is a chance of looting them from the bandits.
  • Merchants start selling them at level 5.
  • Sometimes can be found right next to the workbench in Whiterun.
  • Two ingots can be found at the Weynon stones on the shrine of Talos beside a broken steel battleaxe.
  • 3 Ingots can be found next to the workbench in Windhelm.
  • Sometimes can be found on enemies as loot.
  • 3 ingots can be found at Ghorza gra-Bagol's forge in Markarth. 
  • 4 ingots in Balimund's basement at The Scorched Hammer in Riften. These replenish once a month. 

Smelting[edit | edit source]

Steel ingots are unique in that they are the only ingots that require two different ore types to be created. The following materials are needed to smelt a single steel ingot:

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Steel Ingots appear almost identical to Silver ingots, though Steel Ingots differ in that they are a lighter color and there are tiny swirls of Corundum visible.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

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