A Steel Plate Helmet is a piece of heavy armor and part of the Steel Plate Armor set found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


Unenchanted helmets will begin to appear throughout Skyrim at level 18 and enchanted variants can be found at level 19. These locations include:


A Steel Plate Helmet requires a Smithing level of 50 and the Advanced Armors perk to create. It can be forged at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

It can be upgraded with a Corundum Ingot at a workbench and also benefits from the Advanced Armors perk, which doubles the improvement.


  • On the brow, above the eyes, of the helmet there are Daedric letters engraved into it. The Daedric letters can be translated to "Nord Plate Nord Plate."
  • The decorations over the ears appear to be spread wings, with another set going down the side of the cheek.


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