All Weapons in Skyrim

 

A guide to all Weapons in Skyrim required for a complete set, minus duplicate Weapons that are only unique by name.

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U = Upgradable, E = Enchantable.

Daggers (Full Set) – All 19 daggers needed in Skyrim. Alessandra's Dagger, Bloodthorn, Borvir's Dagger and Rundi's Dagger are not required as they are only unique by name. The Skyforge Steel Dagger can't be improved so the standard Steel Dagger is the better option. Kahvozein's Fang isn't included as it becomes a standard Dragon Priest Dagger once the Alteration Ritual quest is complete.

Daggers U E Notes Collected
Blade of Woe - Pickpocket Astrid with Misdirection perk to obtain early or complete DB quest Death Incarnate Yes
Dragonbone Dagger (DG) Craftable with Dragon Armor perk (smithing 100) Yes
Daedric Dagger Craftable with Daedric Smithing perk (smithing 90) Yes
Stalhrim Dagger (DB) Craftable once a New Source of Stalhrim quest is complete with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Ebony Dagger Craftable with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Glass Dagger Craftable with Glass Smithing perk (smithing 70) Yes
Nordic Dagger (DB) Craftable with Advanced Armors perk (smithing 50) Yes
Elven Dagger Craftable with Elven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Dwarven Dagger Craftable with Dwarven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Orcish Dagger Craftable with Orcish Smithing perk (smithing 50) Yes
Mehrunes' Razor - Reward for completing Pieces of the Past quest (level 20+) Yes
Steel Dagger Craftable with Steel Smithing perk (smithing 20) Yes
Valdr's Lucky Dagger - Reward for helping Valdr in Hunter and Hunted quest Yes
Blade of Sacrifice - Obtained during Boethiah's Calling (level 30+) Yes
Nettlebane - Reward for completing the Blessings of Nature quest Yes
Iron Dagger Craftable without any smithing perks Yes
Keening - - Reward for completing College of Winterhold quest Arniel's Endeavor Yes
Dragon Priest Dagger - Found in Hall of Countenance at the College of Winterhold Yes
Shiv - Obtained during No One Escapes Cidhna Mine Yes

 

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Maces (Full Set) – All 13 maces needed in Skyrim. The standard Steel Mace isn't required as Horksbane is identical, does additional damage to Horkers and new enchantments can be added. The Lunar Steel Mace and Lunar Iron Mace are not required as improved versions can be crafted. Prelate's Mace (DG) is unobtainable on console.

Maces U E Notes Collected
Dragonbone Mace (DG) Craftable with Dragon Armor perk (smithing 100) Yes
Daedric Mace Craftable with Daedric Smithing perk (smithing 90) Yes
Stalhrim Mace (DB) Craftable once a New Source of Stalhrim quest is complete with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Ebony Mace Craftable with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Glass Mace Craftable with Glass Smithing perk (smithing 70) Yes
Nordic Mace (DB) Craftable with Advanced Armors perk (smithing 50) Yes
Elven Mace Craftable with Elven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Dwarven Mace Craftable with Dwarven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Orcish Mace Craftable with Orcish Smithing perk (smithing 50) Yes
Mace of Molag Bal - Reward for completing House of Horrors quest Yes
Horksbane (DB) Next to a corpse on Horker Island (Respawns after some time) Yes
Iron Mace Craftable without any smithing perks Yes
Rusty Mace - - Store in a weapon rack before completing House of Horrors quest to get along with the Mace of Molag Bal Yes

 

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Swords (Full Set) – All 31 swords needed in Skyrim. The Ancient Nord Sword isn't required as the Honed version is better. The Honed Falmer Sword is broken and can't be upgraded so the standard Falmer Sword is the better option. The Lunar Steel Sword and Lunar Iron Sword are not required as improved versions can be crafted. Grimsever, Eduj, Vilkas' Sword, Red Eagle's BaneRed Eagle's Fury, Akaviri Sword (DG), Bolar's Oathblade, Queen Freydis's Sword, Ceremonial Sword, Hjalti's Sword and Amren's Family Sword are all unique by name only so aren't required. Although the Pale Blade and Gauldur Blackblade are unique in that they are leveled, better version can be created through enchanting than the highest level so they are not required. The standard Steel Sword isn't required as the Skyforge Steel version is better. Herebane's Courage and the Phantom Sword are unobtainable on console.

Swords U E Notes Collected
Miraak's Sword (DB) - Complete the main DB questline and loot Miraak. Don't get until level 60+ for best leveled version Yes
Dragonbone Sword (DG) Craftable with Dragon Armor perk (smithing 100) Yes
Chillrend - Get during TG quest The Pursuit. Don't enter Riftweald Manor until level 46+ for best leveled version Yes
Dragonbane - Get during Alduin's Wall main quest. Don't enter Sky Haven Temple until level 46+ for best leveled version Yes
Daedric Sword Craftable with Daedric Smithing perk (smithing 90) Yes
Soulrender (DB) - Complete Deathbrand quest and loot Haknir Death-Brand's remains Yes
Bloodscythe (DB) - Complete Deathbrand quest and loot Haknir Death-Brand's remains Yes
Stalhrim Sword (DB) Craftable once a New Source of Stalhrim quest is complete with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Ebony Sword Craftable with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Glass Sword Craftable with Glass Smithing perk (smithing 70) Yes
Blades Sword Found in Sky Haven Temple. Don't enter until the temple until level 46+ to get highest leveled Dragonbane sword Yes
Nordic Sword (DB) Craftable with Advanced Armors perk (smithing 50) Yes
Elven Sword Craftable with Elven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Nord Hero Sword Create at Skyforge after Companions questline is complete Yes
Skyforge Steel Sword Buy from Eorlund after Proving Honor Yes
Honed Ancient Nord Sword Found commonly in most Nordic Tombs Yes
Windshear - Get during Dark Brotherhood quest Hail Sithis! Found on the end of a beam at the bow of the Katariah Yes
Scimitar Carried by Alik'r mecenaries Yes
Dwarven Sword Craftable with Dwarven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Forsworn Sword Found in abundance in Forsworn camps Yes
Orcish Sword Craftable with Orcish Smithing perk (smithing 50) Yes
Harkon's Sword (DG) - Get by defeating Harkon in Kindred Judgment. Yes
Imperial Sword Found pretty much anywhere in Skyrim Yes
Nightingale Blade - Reward for TG guild Hard Answers. Get between level 36-45 as the highest level version is broken and can't be upgraded Yes
Dawnbreaker - Reward for completing the Break of Dawn quest (level 12+) Yes
Falmer Sword Found commonly in Dwemer Ruins around Skyrim Yes
Ghostblade - Get during A Love Beyond Death quest. Beware, this weapon can disappear if dropped on the ground or placed in a rack/display case Yes
Iron Sword Craftable without any smithing perks Yes
Drainheart Sword - - Get during A Love Beyond Death quest. Yes
Wooden Sword (HF) Can be bought from merchants around Skyrim Yes
Silver Sword - Get from Silver Hand during Proving Honor quest Yes

 

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War Axes (Full Set) – All 23 war axes needed in Skyrim. The Lunar Steel War Axe and Lunar Iron War Axe aren't required as improved versions can be crafted. The standard Steel War Axe isn't required as the Skyforge Steel version is better. OkinCeremonial Axe and Ulfric's War Axe aren't required as they are unique by name only. The Honed Falmer War Axe cannot be ungraded so the standard Falmer War Axe is the better option. The Honed Draugr War Axe is better than the Ancient Nord War Axe so is the best option. Ghorbash’s Ancestral Axe, Illusory War Axe and the Rocksplinter are unobtainable on console.

War Axes U E Notes Collected
Dragonbone War Axe (DG) Craftable with Dragon Armor perk (smithing 100) Yes
Daedric War Axe Craftable with Daedric Smithing perk (smithing 90) Yes
Stalhrim War Axe (DB) Craftable once a New Source of Stalhrim quest is complete with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Ebony War Axe Craftable with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Glass War Axe Craftable with Glass Smithing perk (smithing 70) Yes
Nordic War Axe (DB) Craftable with Advanced Armors perk (smithing 50) Yes
Elven War Axe Craftable with Elven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Nord Hero War Axe Create at Skyforge after Companions questline is complete Yes
Skyforge Steel War Axe Buy from Eorlund after Proving Honor Yes
Honed Draugr War Axe Found commonly in most Nordic Tombs Yes
Dwarven War Axe Craftable with Dwarven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Dawnguard Rune Axe (DG) - Reward for completing Lost Relic quest Yes
Forsworn Axe Found in abundance in Forsworn camps Yes
Dawnguard War Axe (DG) Found inside Fort Dawnguard Yes
Orcish War Axe Craftable with Orcish Smithing perk (smithing 50) Yes
Falmer War Axe Found commonly in Dwemer Ruins around Skyrim Yes
Iron War Axe Craftable without any smithing perks Yes
Notched Pickaxe - Found at the top of the Throat of the World Yes
Poacher’s Axe - Found on a bandit in Halted Stream Camp Yes
Hoarfrost (DB) - - Pickpocket Ralis Sedarys Yes
Ancient Nordic Pickaxe (DB) - Complete retrieve Ancient Nordic Pickaxe misc quest Yes
Pickaxe - Found commonly around Skyrim Yes
Woodcutter's Axe - Found commonly around Skyrim Yes

 

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Other 1-H weapons (Full Set) – One-handed weapons that don't fit into any category above.

Weapon U E Notes Collected
Knife - Found in various locations around Skyrim including Honeyside home in Riften Yes
Fork - Found in various locations around Skyrim including Honeyside home in Riften Yes

 

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Battleaxes (Full Set) – All 17 battleaxes needed in Skyrim. The Ancient Nord Battleaxe is not required as the Honed version is better. The standard Steel Battleaxe isn't required as the Skyforge Steel version is better. The Woodsman's Friend isn't required as it is only unique by name. The Steel Battleaxe of Fiery Souls isn't required as it can be disenchanted and applied to another Steel Battleaxe to make a better version. Tsun's Battle Axe is unobtainable on console.

Battleaxes U E Notes Collected
Dragonbone Battleaxe (DG) Craftable with Dragon Armor perk (smithing 100) Yes
Daedric Battleaxe Craftable with Daedric Smithing perk (smithing 90) Yes
Stalhrim Battleaxe (DB) Craftable once a New Source of Stalhrim quest is complete with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Ebony Battleaxe Craftable with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Glass Battleaxe Craftable with Glass Smithing perk (smithing 70) Yes
Nordic Battleaxe (DB) Craftable with Advanced Armors perk (smithing 50) Yes
Elven Battleaxe Craftable with Elven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Nord Hero Battle Axe Create at Skyforge after Companions questline is complete Yes
Skyforge Steel Battleaxe Buy from Eorlund after Proving Honor Yes
Honed Ancient Nord Battle Axe Found commonly in most Nordic Tombs Yes
Dwarven Battleaxe Craftable with Dwarven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Orcish Battleaxe Craftable with Orcish Smithing perk (smithing 50) Yes
The Rueful Axe - Get during the Daedric quest A Daedra's Best Friend. Use slow time glitch to keep along with the Masque of Clavicus Vile Yes
Wuuthrad - Get during Purity of Revenge Companions quest Yes
Iron Battleaxe Craftable without any smithing perks Yes
Drainblood Battleaxe - - Found in Labyrinthian during The Staff of Magnus quest Yes
Headsman's Axe - Pickpocket Ahtar with Misdirection perk or gain him as a follower and take it from his inventory Yes

 

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Greatswords (Full Set) – All 16 Greatswords needed in Skyrim. The standard Steel Greatsword is not required as the Skyforge Steel version is better. The Ancient Nord Greatsword is not required as the Honed version is better. The Stormfang and Balgruuf's Greatsword aren't required as they are only unique by name.

Greatswords U E Notes Collected
Dragonbone Greatsword (DG) Craftable with Dragon Armor perk (smithing 100) Yes
Daedric Greatsword Craftable with Daedric Smithing perk (smithing 90) Yes
Stalhrim Greatsword (DB) Craftable once a New Source of Stalhrim quest is complete with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Ebony Greatsword Craftable with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Glass Greatsword Craftable with Glass Smithing perk (smithing 70) Yes
Nordic Greatsword (DB) Craftable with Advanced Armors perk (smithing 50) Yes
Elven Greatsword Craftable with Elven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Nord Hero Greatsword Create at Skyforge after Companions questline is complete Yes
Skyforge Steel Greatsword Buy from Eorlund after Proving Honor Yes
Honed Ancient Nord Greatsword Found commonly in most Nordic Tombs Yes
Dwarven Greatsword Craftable with Dwarven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Orcish Greatsword Craftable with Orcish Smithing perk (smithing 50) Yes
Bloodskal Blade (DB) - Get during The Final Descent quest. Next to the remains of Gratian Caerellius. Yes
Iron Greatsword Craftable without any smithing perks Yes
Silver Greatsword - Get from Silver Hand during Proving Honor Yes
Ebony Blade - - Complete the Whispering Door quest (level 20+) Yes

 

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Warhammers (Full Set) – All 17 warhammers needed in Skyrim. Aegisbane isn't required as it is unique by name only. The Orcish Warhammer isn't required as the Longhammer is identical but swings quicker, weighs less and can be re-enchanted. Shagrol's Warhammer becomes Volendrung in the Cursed Tribe quest.

Warhammers U E Notes Collected
Dragonbone Warhammer (DG) Craftable with Dragon Armor perk (smithing 100) Yes
Daedric Warhammer Craftable with Daedric Smithing perk (smithing 90) Yes
Stalhrim Warhammer (DB) Craftable once a New Source of Stalhrim quest is complete with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Ebony Warhammer Craftable with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Glass Warhammer Craftable with Glass Smithing perk (smithing 70) Yes
Nordic Warhammer (DB) Craftable with Advanced Armors perk (smithing 50) Yes
Elven Warhammer Craftable with Elven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Dawnguard Rune Hammer (DG) - Reward for completing Lost Relic quest Yes
Dwarven Warhammer Craftable with Dwarven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Dawnguard Warhammer (DG) Found in Fort Dawnguard Yes
The Longhammer Found in Liar's Retreat next to the corpse of Rahd Yes
Steel Warhammer Craftable with Steel Smithing perk (smithing 20) Yes
Trollsbane - Found in an unmarked troll's den west of of Cradle Stone Tower. Get early in the game as it can disappear Yes
Volendrung - Reward for completing Cursed Tribe quest Yes
Iron Warhammer Craftable without any smithing perks Yes
Champion's Cudgel (DB) - - Get by completing March of the Dead quest (respawns after some time) Yes

 

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Bows (Full Set) – All 22 bows needed in Skyrim. Although Gauldur Blackbow is unique in that it is leveled, it isn't required as an improved version can be crafted. Firiniel's EndBow of the Hunt, Angi's BowDravin's Bow and Froki’s Bow aren't required as they are unique by name only. Karliah's Bow is unobtainable on console. The Falmer Supple Bow may be unobtainable on console but since it can't be upgraded the standard Falmer Bow is the better option anyway. The Supple Ancient Nord Bow can't be improved so the standard Ancient Nord Bow is the best option.

Bows U E Notes Collected
Dragonbone Bow (DG) Craftable with Dragon Armor perk (smithing 100) Yes
Daedric Bow Craftable with Daedric Smithing perk (smithing 90) Yes
Stalhrim Bow (DB) Craftable once a New Source of Stalhrim quest is complete with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Ebony Bow Craftable with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Glass Bow of the Stag Prince (DB) - Buy from Falas Selvayn at the Ramshackle Trading Post or pickpocket him using the Misdirection perk Yes
Glass Bow Craftable with Glass Smithing perk (smithing 70) Yes
Nightingale Bow - Reward for completing TG quest Blindsighted. Get after level 46+ for highest leveled version. Yes
Auriel's Bow (DG) - Get during Touching the Sky quest inside Forgotten Vale Yes
Dwarven Black Bow of Fate (DB) - Collect the Kagrumez Resonance Gems and get from Kagrumez Yes
Nordic Bow (DB) Craftable with Advanced Armors perk (smithing 50) Yes
Elven Bow Craftable with Elven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Zephyr (DG) - Get during Lost to the Ages quest. Found on the end of a fallen tree Yes
Dwarven Bow Craftable with Dwarven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Forsworn Bow Found in abundance in Forsworn camps Yes
Nord Hero Bow Create at Skyforge after Companions questline is complete Yes
Orcish Bow Craftable with Orcish Smithing perk (smithing 50) Yes
Ancient Nord Bow Found commonly in most Nordic Tombs Yes
Hunting Bow Buy from Blacksmiths around Skyrim Yes
Falmer Bow Found commonly in Dwemer Ruins around Skyrim Yes
Imperial Bow Found on Imperial Soldiers Yes
Long Bow Buy from merchants or commonly found in loot around Skyrim Yes
Drainspell Bow - - Found in Labyrinthian during The Staff of Magnus quest Yes

 

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Arrows (Full Set) – All 19 arrow types in Skyrim.

Arrows Notes Collected
Dragonbone Arrow (DG) Craftable with Dragon Armor perk (smithing 100) Yes
Daedric Arrow Craftable with Daedric Smithing perk (smithing 90) Yes
Ebony Arrow Craftable with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Stalhrim Arrow (DB) Craftable once a New Source of Stalhrim quest is complete with Ebony Smithing perk (smithing 80) Yes
Glass Arrow Craftable with Glass Smithing perk (smithing 70) Yes
Sunhallowed Elven Arrow (DG) Get from Knight-Paladin Gelebor after obtaining Auriel's Bow Yes
Bloodcursed Elven Arrow (DG) Complete Touching the Sky quest and get Serana to make them from Elven arrows Yes
Elven Arrow Craftable with Elven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Dwarven Arrow Craftable with Dwarven Smithing perk (smithing 30) Yes
Nordic Arrow (DB) Craftable with Advanced Armors perk (smithing 50) Yes
Orcish Arrow Craftable with Orcish Smithing perk (smithing 50) Yes
Riekling Spear (DB) Found on the bodies of Rieklings Yes
Steel Arrow Craftable with Steel Smithing perk (smithing 20) Yes
Ancient Nord Arrow Found commonly in most Nordic Tombs Yes
Iron Arrow Craftable without any smithing perks Yes
Falmer Arrow Found commonly in Dwemer Ruins around Skyrim Yes
Forsworn Arrow Found in abundance in Forsworn camps Yes
Rusty Arrow Found in Geirmund's Hall when fighting Sigdis Gauldurson Yes
Practice Arrow Get during archery training at Angi's Camp Yes

 

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Crossbows (Full Set) – All 4 crossbows needed in Skyrim. Despite already having enchantments added, both the Enchanced Crossbows can have other enchantments applied so the standard Crossbow and Drarven Crossbow aren't required.

Crossbows U E Notes Collected
Enhanced Dwarven Crossbow (DG) Complete all six Ancient Technology quests and purchase from Sorine Jurard Yes
Enhanced Crossbow (DG) Complete the first Ancient Technology quest and purchase from Sorine Jurard Yes

 

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Bolts (Full Set) – All 8 bolt types needed in Skyrim.

Bolts Notes Collected
Exploding Dwarven Bolt of Fire (DG) Craftable after completing the final part of the Ancient Technology quest Yes
Exploding Dwarven Bolt of Ice (DG) Craftable after completing the final part of the Ancient Technology quest Yes
Exploding Dwarven Bolt of Shock (DG) Craftable after completing the final part of the Ancient Technology quest Yes
Dwarven Bolt (DG) Craftable after completing the fifth part of the Ancient Technology quest Yes
Exploding Steel Bolt of Fire (DG) Craftable after completing the second part of the Ancient Technology quest Yes
Exploding Steel Bolt of Ice (DG) Craftable after completing the third part of the Ancient Technology quest Yes
Exploding Steel Bolt of Shock (DG) Craftable after completing the forth part of the Ancient Technology quest Yes
Steel Bolt (DG) Craftable after completing A New Order quest Yes

 

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