The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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Unique Weapons
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An overview of all unique weapons in Skyrim and its DLCs
 
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Introduction
Here you will find an overview of all unique weapons, including staffs, found in the vanilla game, and the DLCs Dawnguard (DG) and Dragonborn (DB). Descriptions for each weapon or staff lists:
  • Related quests with links to The Unofficial Elder Scrolls Pages[en.uesp.net]
  • Enchantment, if available
  • Uses, if enchanted (charge / cost = uses)
  • Tempering, if possible
  • Some additional information, if applicable

Related quests as described in the Unofficial Elder Scrolls Pages contain a detailed walkthrough with the stages of the quest, and may also contain various notes and bugs. If bugs are discovered, solutions to fix these problems may be provided. Many of the bugs have been fixed by the Unofficial Patches by Arthmoor.
Aegisbane - Auriel's Bow
Aegisbane
Related quest(s): Mourning Never Comes[en.uesp.net], a Dark Brotherhood quest for Muiri in Markarth
Enchantment: Frost Damage 5 points; Slow 50 points for 3 seconds
Uses: can be used 200/6=33 times
Tempering: iron ingot

Aegisbane is the ancestral weapon of Clan Shatter-Shield in Windhelm. It's an enchanted iron warhammer and has been stolen by Alain Dufont, a Breton bandit leader residing in the Dwemer ruins of Raldbthar.

Aetherial Staff (DG)
Related quest(s): Lost to the Ages[en.uesp.net], a Dawnguard side quest
Enchantment: summon a Dwarven Spider/Sphere for 60 seconds
Uses: can be used 1000/75=13 times
Tempering: N/A

The Aetherial Staff is a staff that can be created at the Aetherium Forge as one of three possible rewards for the quest Lost of the Ages. Needed to forge the staff are the Aetherium Crest, 2 Dwarven metal ingots, 2 ebony ingots and 1 gold ingot.

Alessandra's Dagger
Related quest(s): Pilgrimage[en.uesp.net], deliver the dagger to Andurs for Alessandra in Riften
Enchantment: None
Tempering: N/A

Amren's Family Sword
Related quest(s): Dungeon Delving[en.uesp.net], retrieve the sword for Amren in Whiterun
Enchantment: None
Tempering: iron ingot

Angi's Bow
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: None
Tempering: steel ingot

Angi's Bow is a hunting bow given to Angi by her family. She may give you the bow if you interact positively with her and complete her archery challenges. Once tempered the bow will be twice as effective.

Auriel's Bow (DG)
Related quest(s): Touching the Sky[en.uesp.net] (Vampires), Kindred Judgment[en.uesp.net] (Dawnguard)
Enchantment: varies depending on the used arrows
Uses: 1000/38=26 times
Tempering: refined moonstone

Auriel's Bow is a powerful bow supposed to have been used by the elven god Auri-El and is received from the Snow Elf Gelebor during Touching the Sky.
Balgruuf's Greatsword - Bow of the Hunt
Balgruuf's Greatsword
Related quest(s): Greatsword_for_a_Great_Man]Greatsword for a Great Man[/url], deliver the sword to Proventus Avenicci in Dragonsreach for Adrianne Avenicci in the Warmaiden's in Whiterun
Enchantment: None
Tempering: steel ingot

Blade of Sacrifice
Related quest(s): Boethiah's Calling[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: None
Tempering: ebony ingot

The Blade of Sacrifice is a ceremonial dagger given to you by a priestess of Boethiah with the intention that you use it to kill a follower on the Altar of Sacrifice.

Blade of Woe
Related quest(s): With Friends Like These...[en.uesp.net], Death Incarnate[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: absorb 10 points of health
Uses: 500/40=12 times
Tempering: N/A

The Blade of Woe is a unique dagger belonging to Astrid, the leader of the Dark Brotherhood.

Bloodcursed Elven Arrow (DG)
Related quest(s): Touching the Sky[en.uesp.net] (Vampires), Kindred Judgment[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: shrouds the sun in darkness if shot with Auriel's Bow
Uses: N/A
Tempering: N/A

A Bloodcursed Elven Arrow is an elven arrow that has been tainted with the blood of a Daughter of Coldharbour, a female vampire created by Molag Bal.

Bloodscythe (DB)
Related quest(s): Deathbrand[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: absorb 15 point of health, Bloodscythe armor reduction 50 points for 15 seconds
Tempering: ebony ingot

Bloodscythe is a scimitar, one of the two swords of the Nord pirate captain Haknir Death-Brand, the other being Soulrender.

Bloodskal Blade (DB)
Related quest(s): The Final Descent[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: releases an energy blast with power attacks dealing 30 points of damage
Uses: (unlimited?)
Tempering: silver ingot

The Bloodskal Blade is a greatsword found in Bloodskal Barrow on the corpse of Gratian Caerellius.

Bloodthorn
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: soul trap for 3 seconds, drain health 10 points
Uses: 259/17=15 times
Tempering: steel ingot

Bloodthorn is a steel enchanted dagger found near the sacrificial altar atop Hag's End in the grasp of a dead witch.

Bolar's Oathblade
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: stamina damage 25 points, fear 12 points for 30 seconds
Uses: 500/115=4 times
Tempering: quicksilver ingot

Bolar's Oathblade is an Akaviri katana of the former Blade Acilus Bolar and is found in Bloated Man's Grotto. The blade will not be available during the hunt in the quest Ill Met By Moonlight.

Borvir's Dagger
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: None
Tempering: refined moonstone

This elven dagger is found near its late owner Borvir inside Journeyman's Nook. Borvir is one of the missing apprentices from the College of Winterhold.

Bow of the Hunt
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: animal damage 20 points
Uses: 1000/32=31 times
Tempering: steel ingot

This hunting bow can be found on an altar inside Clearspring Cave.
Ceremonial Axe - Chillrend
Ceremonial Axe
Related quest(s): Silenced Tongues[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: None
Tempering: steel ingot

This axe, together with the Ceremonial Sword are needed to open a puzzle door inside Volunruud to enter the Elder's Cairn. Although the ceremonial axe and sword can be tempered, it seems impossible to retrieve the weapons when used to open the puzzle door.

Ceremonial Sword
Related quest(s): Silenced Tongues[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: None
Tempering: steel ingot

See Ceremonial Axe.

Champion's Cudgel (DB)
Related quest(s): March of the Dead[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: chaos damage 25 points (50% chance for each element of fire, frost and shock)
Uses: 2000/52=38 times
Tempering: N/A

The Champion's Cudgel is a warhammer wielded by General Falx Carius in Fort Frostmoth.

Chillrend
Related quest(s): The Pursuit[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: frost damage 30 points, paralyze for 2 seconds
Uses: 3000/72=41 times
Tempering: refined malachite

Chillrend is a unique glass sword found in Mercer Frey's house, Riftwaeld Manor, in Riften. The leveled statistics of the sword depend on the level of the player when retrieving the sword. Because of this leveling, the related quest is best started at level 46+.
Dawnbreaker - Dwarven Black Bow of Fate
Dawnbreaker
Related quest(s): The Break of Dawn[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: Meridia's retribution 1 point for 10 seconds, fire damage 10 points
Uses: 5000/16=312 times
Tempering: ebony ingot

Dawnbreaker is a Daedric artifact given as a reward by Meridia upon complettion of the quest The Break of Dawn.

Dawnguard Rune Axe (DG)
Related quest(s): Lost Relic[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: sun damage 10-100 points in 15 feet for 2 seconds
Uses: (unlimited?)
Tempering: steel ingot

The Rune Axe is a powerful war axe received as part of the quest Lost Relic. The more it is used, the more powerful it becomes.

Dawnguard Rune Hammer (DG)
Related quest(s): Lost Relic[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: places a rune on a nearby surface; when enemies come near, the rune explodes for 50 points of fire damage
Tempering: steel ingot

The Rune Hammer is a powerful warhammer received as part the quest Lost Relic. See also the Dawnguard Rune Axe.

Dragonbane
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: dragon damage 40 points, shock damage (extra) 10 points
Uses: 3000/84=35 times
Tempering: quicksilver ingot

Dragonbane is an Akaviri katana found in Sky Haven Temple, doing additional damage to dragons. If used against other enemies it will do shock damage. The level of this weapon depend on the player's level and is best retrieved at level 46+.

Dragon Priest Dagger
Related quest(s): Various
Enchantment: None
Tempering: N/A

This dagger is associated with the Dragon Cult and can be found in Forelhost, the Hall of Countenance, Volunruud Elder's Cairn, Volkihar Keep and Ysgramor's Tomb.

Dragon Priest Staff
Related quest(s): The World-Eater's Eyrie[en.uesp.net],
Enchantment: Wall of Storms 8 points for 1 second
Uses: 2000/145=13 times
Tempering: N/A

This dragon priest staff is wielded by the Dragon Priest Nahkriin atop Skuldafn.

Dragon Priest Staff
Related quest(s): Siege on the Dragon Cult[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: fire barrier 8 points for 3 seconds
Uses: 5000/118=42 seconds (=14 times)
Tempering: N/A

This staff is wielded by the Dragon Priest Rahgot in Forelhost.

Drainblood Battleaxe
Related quest(s): The Staff of Magnus[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: absorb health 15 points
Uses: 25/23=1 time (bug, fixed by the Unofficial Patches to 25/1=25 times)
Tempering: N/A

This battleaxe is a translucent Ancient Nord Battleaxe wielded by some of the ghostly draugr found in Labyrinthian.

Drainheart Sword
Related quest(s): The Staff of Magnus[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: absorb stamina 15 points for 1 second
Uses: 25/1=25 times
Tempering: N/A

This sword is a translucent Ancient Nord Sword wielded by some of the ghostly draugr found in Labyrinthian.

Drainspell Bow
Related quest(s): The Staff of Magnus[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: absorb magicka 15 points
Uses: 25/23=1 time (bug, fixed by the Unofficial Patches to 25/1=25 times)
Tempering: N/A

This bow is a translucent Ancient Nord Bow wielded by some the the ghostly draugr found in Labyrinthian.

Dravin's Bow
Related quest(s): Bow to the Master[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: None
Tempering: leather strips

This bow is a hunter bow owned by Dravin Llanith, a farmer who works and lives in Merryfair Farm near Riften. The bow has been stolen and is supposed to be taken to the Ratway.

Dwarven Black Bow of Fate (DB)
Related quest(s): The Kagrumez Gauntlet[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: 50% chance for each attribute to absorb 25 points of health, stamina and/or magicka
Tempering: ebony ingot

This bow is found in the Dwarven ruin of Kagrumez after completing all three puzzles.
Ebony Blade - Eye of Melka
Ebony Blade
Related quest(s): The Whispering Door[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: absorb health 10-30 points for 1 second
Uses: unlimited
Tempering: N/A

The Ebony Blade is a Daedric artifact of the Daedric Prince Mephala. It's a long, two-handed katana with designs similar to normal ebony weapons. The blade's enchantment will increase by murdering close friends, typically those you have done favors for. After each murder Maphala will speak to you and the effect of the blade will be increased by 4 points.

Eduj
Related quest(s): Silenced Tongues[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: frost damage 10 points, slow 50 points for 3 seconds
Uses: 500/13=38 times
Tempering: steel ingot

Eye of Melka
Related quest(s): The Affairs of Hagravens[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: fireball 40 points in 15 feet
Uses: 1000/133=7 times
Tempering: N/A
Firiniel's End - Froki's Bow
Firiniel's End
Related quest(s): Bound Until Death[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: frost damage 20 points, slow 50 points for 3 seconds
Uses: 400/29=13 times
Tempering: refined moonstone

Firiniel's End is an elven bow that can be used to assassinate Vittoria Vici during her wedding. It is left in a convenient location by Gabriella as part of the related Dark Brotherhood quest.

Froki's Bow
Related quest(s): Kyne's Sacred Trials[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: stamina damage 10 points
Uses: 55/18=3 times
Tempering: iron ingot

This is a long bow was made by and the weapon of choice of Froki Whetted-Blade. Froki lost the bow in Graywinter Watch.
Gadnor's Staff of Charming - Grimsever
Gadnor's Staff of Charming
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: fury 4 points for 60 seconds
Uses: 500/92=5 times
Tempering: N/A

This enchanted staff can be found in Crystaldrift Cave next to the body of its former owner, Gadnor.

Gauldur Blackblade
Related quest(s): Forbidden Legend[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: absorb health 25 points for 1 second
Uses: 3000/109=27 times
Tempering: steel ingot

This blade is a special ancient Nord sword in the possession of Mikrul Gauldurson in Folgunthur. It is a leveled sword and the level of enchantment depends on the player's level when finding the blade. Highest level blade is retrieved at player level 36+.

Gauldur Blackbow
Related quest(s): Forbidden Legend[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: drain magicha 30 points for 1 second
Uses: 3000/70=42 times
Tempering: steel ingot

This bow is a special ancient Nord bow in the possession of Sigdis Gauldurson in Geirmund's Hall. It is a leveled bow and the highest level of enchantment is reached when the player retrieves the bow at level 36+.

Ghostblade
Related quest(s): Ansilvund[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: insubstantial 3 points (ignoring armor)
Uses: unlimited
Tempering: 3 samples of ectoplasm

The Ghostblade is a translucent ancient Nord sword given to the player by the ghosts of Fjori and Holgeir as a reward for freeing them from the control of Lu'ah Al-Skaven in Ansilvund.

Glass Bow of the Stag Prince (DB)
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: blessing of the Stag Prince while the bow is equipped; enchantment increases by 5 points for every 20 animals killed, maximum 25 points increase in health and stamina
Tempering: malachite ingot

This bow is wielded by Falas Selvayn at the Ramshackle Trading Post (between 12am and 6am), and is difficult to obtain. Falas doesn't sell the bow and killing him is not possible as he is marked essential.

Grimsever
Related quest(s): Grimsever's Return[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: frost damage 15 points, slow 50 points for 3 seconds
Uses: 1700/19=89 times
Tempering: refined malachite

Grimsever is an enchanted glass sword owned by Mjoll the Lioness, but that she lost in the Dwemer ruins of Mzinchaleft.
Halldir's Staff - Horksbane
Halldir's Staff
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: soul trap 60 seconds in 15 feet, pacify 12 points for 60 seconds in 15 feet
Uses: 1000/218=4 times
Tempering: N/A

This staff can be found in Halldir's Cairn.

Harkon's Sword (DG)
Related quest(s): completing the Dawnguard main quest line
Enchantment: absorb health 15 points for 1 second, drain magicka 15 points for 1 second, absorb stamina 15 points for 1 second (if the blade is wielded by a vampire)
Uses: 3000/128=23 times
Tempering: steel ingot

This is a one-handed sword carried by Lord Harkon. The enchantment will only take effect if wielded by a vampire.

Hevnoraak's Staff
Related quest(s): Evil in Waiting[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: wall of storms 8 points for 1 second
Uses: 5000/145=34 seconds
Tempering: N/A

This staff is a unique staff carried by the Dragon Priest Hevnoraak in the Nordic ruins of Valthume.

Hjalti's Sword
Related quest(s): The Ghost of Old Hroldan[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: None
Tempering: N/A

Retrieve a sword for the Ghost of Old Hroldan, according to Eydis possibly one of Tiber Septims former soldiers. As a reward you will receive a 1 point increase in one-handed and block.

Hoarfrost (DB)
Related quest(s):Unearthed[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: frost damage 15 points, slow 50 points for 3 seconds, (small chance of) Hoarfrost for 5 seconds
Uses: 1500/32=46 times
Tempering: N/A

Hoarfrost is an ancient Nordic pickaxe carried by Ralis Sedarys at the excavation of Kolbjorn Barrow and can be used to mine Stalhrim. Stalhrim can only be mined with ancient Nordic pickaxes.

Horksbane (DB)
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: horker damage 20 points
Uses: unlimited?
Tempering: steel ingot

Horksbane is a steel mace found next to the body of Saden, on of the members of the Blood Horkers pirates.
Kahvozein's Fang - Keening
Kahvozein's Fang
Related quest(s): Alteration Ritual Spell[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: None
Tempering: N/A

Kahvozein's Fang is a dagger similar to the dragon priest daggers. Despite the related quest, the dagger can be found randomly, before starting the related quest.

Karliah's Bow
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: None
Tempering: N/A

This bow is a particular version of the Nightingale Bow, used by Karliah and Nightingale Sentinels and can't be obtaind during normal gameplay. Only the player version of this bow is enchanted, although does less damage, weighs more and is slower, even at its highest level.

Keening
Related quest(s): Arniel's Endeavor[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: absorb health 10 points for 1 second, drain magicka 10 points for 1 second, absorb stamina 10 points for 1 second
Tempering: N/A

Keening is a unique dagger crafted by the Dwemer Lord Kagrenac. It is one of three legendary tools to control the Heart of Lorkan, the other being Sunder and Wraithguard. Before completing the related quest, the dagger has the "mortal wound" effect, lowering maximum health by 5 points as long as the dagger is equipped.
Lunar Weapons
Lunar Iron Mace
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: light damage 20 points for 1 second
Uses: 400/10=40 times
Tempering: iron ingot

See Lunar Steel War Axe.

Lunar Iron Sword
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: light damage 20 points for 1 second
Uses: 400/10=40 times
Tempering: iron ingot

See Lunar Steel War Axe.

Lunar Iron War Axe
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: light damage 20 points for 1 second
Uses: 400/10=40 times
Tempering: iron ingot

See Lunar Steel War Axe.

Lunar Steel Mace
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: light damage 20 points for 1 second
Uses: 400/10=40 times
Tempering: steel ingot

See Lunar Steel War Axe.

Lunar Steel Sword
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: light damage 20 points for 1 second
Uses: 400/10=40 times
Tempering: steel ingot

See Lunar Steel War Axe.

Lunar Steel War Axe
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: light damage 20 points for 1 second
Uses: 400/10=40 times
Tempering: steel ingot

The Lunar weapons are leveled weapons that come in two versions, an iron and a steel version. They can be occasionally found in Silent Moons Camp. Enchantment is similar for all weapons, but depend on the player's level, 10-15-20 points for 1 second, maximized for iron at level 6+ and level 8+ for steel.
Mace of Molag Bal - Mehrunes' Razor
Mace of Molag Bal
Related quest(s): The House of Horrors[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: damage stamina 25 point, damage magicka 25 points, soul trap for 3 seconds
Uses: 3000/84=35 times
Tempering: ebony ingot

This mace, also known as the Vampire's Mace, is given as a reward at the end of the related quest, after helping the Daedric Prince Molag Bal take revenge upon a servant of Boethiah.

Miraak's Sword (DB)
Related quest(s): At the Summit of Apocrypha[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: absorb stamina 15 points for 1 second
Uses: 25/1=25 times
Tempering: ebony ingot, Daedra heart

This is a one-handed sword carried by Miraak with a unique effect, shooting a tentacle out during each swing. It is a leveled weapon that deals the most damage when retrieved at level 60+.

Miraak's Staff (DB)
Related quest(s): At the Summit of Apocrypha[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: Mora's agony 20 points
Uses: 3000/67=44 times
Tempering: N/A

This staff can be found on Miraak's corpse at the end of the related quest. It sprays writhing tentacles on the ground that stagger and poison foes entering them.

Mehrunes' Razor
Related quest(s): Pieces of the Past[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: chance of almost 2% to instantly kill
Uses: unlimited
Tempering: ebony ingot

Mehrunes' Razor is a dagger and Daedric artifact crafted by Mehrunes Dagon that has a small chance to instantly kill any opponent. The dagger has to be reforged at the altar near Mehrunes Dagon's shrine, after retrieveing the pommel stone, hilt, shards and scabbard. Miraak and Karstaag are immune to the effect of the dagger.
Nettlebane - Notched Pickaxe
Nettlebane
Related quest(s): The Blessings of Nature[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: None
Tempering: ebony ingot

Nettlebane is a unique ebony dagger made by hagravens to sacrifice spriggans. The dagger is used to obtain a sample of the samp of Gildergreen's parent tree Eldergleam, in order to heal Gildergreen.

Nightingale Blade
Related quest(s): Hard Answers[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: absorb health 25 point for 1 second, absorb stamina 25 points for 1 second
Uses: 3000/55=54 times
Tempering: ebony ingot

This sword, originally owned by Gallus, is given to you by Karliah. It is a leveled sword with best performance at player level 46+ upon retrieval.

Nightingale Bow
Related quest(s): Blindsighted[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: frost damage 30 points, shock damage 15 points for 1 second, slow 50 points for 3 seconds
Uses: 3000/67=44 times
Tempering: ebony ingot

This bow is given to you by Karliah as a reward for completing the related quest. It is a leveled bow with best performance at player level 46+ upon retrieval.

Notched Pickaxe
Related quest(s): The Throat of the World[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: increases smithing abilities when equipped, shock damage 5 points on hit
Uses: 500/11=46 times
Tempering: iron ingot

This is a unique pickaxe found stuck into the peak of the Throat of the World. The pickaxe can be found after reaching the Throat of the World during the related quest.
Okin
Okin
Related quest(s): Silenced Tongues[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: frost damage 10 points, slow 50 points for 3 seconds
Uses: 500/13=38 times
Tempering: steel ingot

Okin is a Nord Hero axe carried by the Nord warrior Kvenel the Tongue, alongside the sword Eduj, in the Nordic ruins of Volunruud.
Phantom Sword - Poacher's Axe
Phantom Sword
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: None
Tempering: N/A

This sword is not playable and will be invisible in inventory when added via the console.

Poacher's Axe
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: Huntsman's Prowess (extra damage to animals) 3 points
Uses: unlimited (?)
Tempering: steel ingot

The Poacher's Axe is a special woodcutter's axe found in Halted Stream Camp.
Queen Freydis's Sword
Queen Freydis's Sword
Related quest(s): Dungeon Delving[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: None
Tempering: steel ingot

You are asked by Oengul War-Anvil to retrieve this sword as he is having trouble forging a sword for Ulfric Stormcloak.
Red Eagle's Fury - Rusty Mace
Red Eagle's Fury
Related quest(s): Rebel's Cairn[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: fire damage 5 points
Uses: 250/4=62 times
Tempering: steel ingot

Red Eagle's Fury is an enchanted sword carried by a Forsworn Briarheart at Sundered Towers. The sword can be used to open Red Eagle's tomb inside Rebel's Cairn by placing the sword in the weapon slot in the altar.

Rundi's Dagger
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: None
Tempering: steel ingot

This dagger is owned by Rundi, one of the missing apprentices from the College of Winterhold. Rundi's corpse can be found east-southeast of Winterhold and the dagger nearby on an altar.

Rusty Mace
Related quest(s): The House of Horrors[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: None
Tempering: N/A

This mace has to be used to kill Logrolf the Willful at the shrine of Molag Bal. As a reward you will receive the Mace of Molag Bal from the Daedric Prince Molag Bal.
Sanguine Rose - Sunhallowed Elven Arrow
Sanguine Rose
Related quest(s): A Night to Remember[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: summons a Dremora for 60 seconds
Uses: 3000/215=13 times
Tempering: N/A

The Sanguine Rose is an enchanted staff received after the drinking contest with Sam Guevenne, who is actually the Daedric Prince Sanguine.

Shagrol's Warhammer
Related quest(s): The Cursed Tribe[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: None
Tempering: orichalcum ingot

This warhammer is used to claim the fearsome Volendrung, the Hammer of Might, a reward from the Daedric Prince Malacath after completing the related quest.

Shiv
Related quest(s): No One Escapes Cidhna Mine[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: None
Tempering: N/A

A shiv is an improvised dagger-like weapon, commonly made and used by the prisoners of Cidhna Mine.

Skull of Corruption
Related quest(s): Waking Nightmare[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: dreamsteal 10 points for 43200 seconds (12 hours) in 5 feet, waking nightmare 40 points in 15 feet, psychic agony 15 points
Uses: 3000/40=75
Tempering: N/A

The Skull of Corruption is a dream powered staff given by the Daedric Prince Vaermina as a reward for completing the related quest. It is powered by casting the staff on a sleeping person, thus collecting dreams and stores five dreams per valid person. One dream is spend while casting on a non-sleeping person.

Soulrender (DB)
Related quest(s): Deathbrand[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: absorb magicka 15 points, Soulrender dispel 1 point for 1 second
Uses: 3000/66=45 times
Tempering: ebony ingot

Soulrender is an enchanted scimitar, the twin-sword of Bloodscythe, that can be found on the remains of Haknir Death-Brand in Gyldenhul Barrow.

Spider Control Rod
Related quest(s): Hard Answers[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: control Aicantar's Spider
Tempering: N/A

This staff can be found in Calcelmo's Laboratory in Markarth and can be used to control Aicantar's Spider, a Dwarven spider that Aicantar reassembled and can control by using the staff. The spider cannot leave Calcelmo's Laboratory.

Staff of Arcane Authority
Related quest(s): Some Light Theft[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: fear 8 points for 60 seconds
Uses: 1000/289=3 times
Tempering: N/A

This staff belongs to Nelacar in The Frozen Hearth in Winterhold. Malur Seloth, a Dunmer witchblade and the steward of Winterhold wants to have this staff. He will ask you to steal the staff from Nelacar during the related quest.

Staff of Hag's Wrath
Related quest(s): Repentance[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: fire barrier 8 points for 3 seconds
Uses: 3000/118=25 times
Tempering: N/A

This staff is given as a reward for helping Illia reach the top of Darklight Tower and defeating Silvia in the related quest.

Staff of Jyrik Gauldurson
Related quest(s): Forbidden Legend[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: lightning bolt call storm 25 points
Uses: 5000/106=47 seconds
Tempering: N/A

This staff is wielded by Jyrik Gauldurson in the Nordic ruins of Saarthal. In order to retrieve the staff and part of the Gauldur Amulet.

Staff of Magnus
Related quest(s): The Staff of Magnus[en.uesp.net], The Eye of Magnus[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: absorb magicka 20 points per second, if out of magicka absorb health instead
Uses: 5000/106=47 seconds
Tempering: N/A

The staff is carried by the dragon priest Morokei in Labyrinthian. The staff is used to contain the Eye of Magnus and reclaim the College of Winterhold from Ancano.

Staff of Ruunvald (DG)
Related quest(s): Bolstering the Ranks[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: calm 8 points for 30 seconds
Uses: 3000/128=23
Tempering: N/A

This staff is wielded by Minorne, an Altmer conjurer found in Ruunvald Temple.

Staff of Tandil
Related quest(s): Arniel's Endeavor[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: pacify 12 points for 60 seconds in 15 feet
Uses: 10000/165=60 times
Tempering: N/A

This staff is sold by Arniel Gane to an unscrupulous character. In part 2 of the related quest you will to get this staff back for him.

Steel Battleaxe of Fiery Souls
Related quest(s): None
Uses: 1000/11=90 times
Enchantment:soul trap 5 seconds, fire damage 10 points for 1 second
Tempering: steel ingot

This unique enchanted battleaxe can be found behind Warlord Gathrik's throne in Ironbind Barrow.

Stormfang (DB)
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: shock damage 30 points
Uses: 2500/46=54 times
Tempering: steel ingot

Stormfang is an enchanted steel greatsword wielded by a reaver lord in Brodir Grove.

Sunhallowed Elven Arrow (DG)
Related quest(s): Touching the Sky[en.uesp.net] (Vampires), Kindred Judgment[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: sunburst attacks if shot at the sun with Auriel's Bow
Uses: N/A (one time for each arrow)
Tempering: N/A

This arrow is an elven arrow, blessed by Knight-Paladin Gelebor. Shooting the arrow at the sun with Auriel's Bow will cause a sunburst, doing damage to any target caught in the blast. Undead take triple damage from the blast.
The Longhammer - Tsun's Battle Axe
The Longhammer
Related quest(s): Liar's Retreat[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: reduced weight allows it to be swung more quickly
Uses: unlimited
Tempering: orichalcum ingot

The Longhammer is a unique Orchish warhammer that belonged to the bandit Rahd, a Breton who will be found dead in Liar's Retreat during the related quest.

The Pale Blade
Related quest(s): The Pale Lady[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: fear 16 points for 30 seconds, frost damage 25 points
Uses: 3000/65=46
Tempering: steel ingot

The Pale Blade is an enchanted sword rewarded to you for completing the related quest and is found on the body of the Khajiit Ra'jirr, friend of Eisa Blackthorn, inside Frostmere Crypt. The sword's enchantment can be recharged by placing the sword on the pedestal in Frostmere Crypt.

The Rueful Axe
Related quest(s): A Daedra's Best Friend[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: stamina damage 20 points
Uses: 3000/40=75 times
Tempering: ebony ingot

The Rueful Axe is a unique, enchanted battleaxe found in the possession of Sebastian Lort during the related quest . The battleaxe may be given to you as a reward from the Daedric Prince Clavicus Vile for killing Barbas and reuniting the dog with his master. The axe does not count as a Daedric Artifact. If you want to get the achievement you will have to accept the Masque of Clavicus Vile as a reward.

The Woodman's Friend
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: None
Tempering: N/A

This is a unique iron battleaxe found alongside a dead wood cutter north of Pinewatch and southwest of a stone circle. East of this place you may build Lakeview Manor.

Trollsbane
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: fire damage 15 points
Uses: 250/3=83
Tempering: steel ingot

Trollsbane is a steel warhammer that was owned by Frofnir Trollsbane before he was killed by trolls inside a troll's lair between Cradle Stone Tower and Valthume.

Tsun's Battle Axe
Related quest(s): None
Enchantment: None
Tempering: N/A

This battleaxe is Tsun's weapon in Sovngarde and can not be obtained by any means other than the use of the console.
Valdr's Lucky Dagger - Volendrung
Valdr's Lucky Dagger
Related quest(s): Moss Mother Cavern[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: 25% chance of a critical hit
Uses: unlimited
Tempering: steel ingot

Valdr's Lucky Dagger is a unique steel dagger given by Valdr as a reward for helping him clear out Moss Mother Cavern in te related quest.

Vilkas's Sword
Related quest(s): Take Up Arms[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: None
Tempering: steel ingot

This sword is an unenchanted sword in the possession of Vilkas, member of the Companions. He will ask you to tak the sword to Eorlund Gray-Mane at the Skyforge to have it sharpened.

Volendrung
Related quest(s): The Cursed Tribe[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: absorb stamina 50 points
Uses: 3000/129=23 times
Tempering: ebony ingot

Volendrung, also known as the Hammer of Might, is an enchanted warhammer, given to you as a reward by the Daedric Prince Malacath after completing the related quest.
Wabbajack - Wuuthrad
Wabbajack
Related quest(s): The Mind of Madness[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: a blast with an unpredictable effect
Uses: 3000/150=20 times
Tempering: N/A

Wabbajack is an enchanted staff and Daedric artifact given to you by the Daedric Prince Sheogorath in the related quest, and a reward after completing the quest. When used against a target it applies random, unpredictable effects: fire damage, frost damage, shock damage, absorb health, make the target invisible, heal the target, sometimes instantly kill the target, or transform the target (into a chicken, rabbit, mudcrab, Dremora, a sweetrol, a bottle of wine, a shower of gold coins). When a target is transformed into an animal, using Wabbajack again on the same target will return them to their true form. Targets transformed into an animal usually transform back after a short time, with full health.

Windshear
Related quest(s): Hail Sithis![en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: stagger attack 100 points, paralyze 0.1 second on block-bash
Uses: unlimited
Tempering: steel ingot

Windshear is a unique scimitar which can be found lodged inside of the bowsprit of The Katariah. The scimitar is unavailable if you decide to destroy the Dark Brotherhood.

Wuuthrad
Related quest(s): Proving Honor[en.uesp.net], Purity of Revenge[en.uesp.net], Glory of the Dead[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: 1.2 times damage to Altmer, Bosmer, Dunmer and Falmer
Uses: unlimited
Tempering: N/A

Wuuthrad is an ancient battleaxe once wielded by the founder of the Companions, Ysgramor. During the related quests you will have to retrieve all 12 fragments of the axe, and have it reforged by Eorlund Gray-Mane at Skyforge after Kodlak Whitemane has been killed by the Silver Hand. It is used the gain entry into Ysgramor's Tomb.
Zephyr
Zephyr (DG)
Related quest(s): Lost to the Ages[en.uesp.net]
Enchantment: fires 30% faster than a standard bow
Uses: unlimited
Tempering: dwarven metal ingot

Zephyr is a unique Dwarven bow that belonged to Katria before she fell down a cliff inside Arkngthamz. The bow rests on the side of a fallen tree at the top of a ravine inside the Dwarven ruins of Arkngthamz.
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5 Comments
Altbert  [author] Dec 19, 2017 @ 2:29am 
@FO-2189: Correct! Uses is the number of times a weapon can be used before it has to be recharged. Uses is charge divided by costs per time used.
Raggeird Dec 18, 2017 @ 7:33pm 
What does uses mean? Times I can use until it runs outta soul-gem-charge?
Jo_Blow Dec 7, 2017 @ 2:30am 
Still enjoy your well written words and truths:) "Ya still a great horker blower, tis good to see you still online too Altbert!!":)
Altbert  [author] Dec 3, 2017 @ 9:54am 
Thanks!
A Piece Of Cheese Dec 3, 2017 @ 8:01am 
didn't fully read the guide, just clicked favorite and thumbs up. well done and thanks.