Skyrim Dragonborn: Armor Blacksmithing Guide (New Recipes)

If you’ve been busy building up your crafting skills, you’ll be happy to learn that new materials appear in Skyrim’s Dragonborn expansion. With these new materials, you’ll be able to construct four new types of armor. Whether light or heavy, you’ll need certain perks unlocked to build — and in the case of Stalhrim, you’ll need to complete several quests. Look below to find a full listing of basic armor recipes, all for Dragonborn.

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Armor Blacksmithing Guide

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Stalhrim Armor

Requirements: To craft with Stahlrim, you’ll need the Ebony Smithing Perk unlocked. You’ll also need to complete two special quests in Solstheim. Get in-depth details for completing these quests on the Stalhrim Crafter Achievement Guide.

  • Stalhrim Heavy Armor
    • Required Materials: Stalhrim (6), Quicksilver (1), Strips (3)
  • Stalhrim Heavy Boots
    • Required Materials: Stalhrim (4), Quicksilver (1), Strips (2)
  • Stalhrim Heavy Gauntlets
    • Required Materials: Stalhrim (63, Quicksilver (1), Strips (2)
  • Stalhrim Heavy Helmet
    • Required Materials: Stalhrim (4), Quicksilver (1), Strips (2)
  • Stalhrim Light Armor
    • Required Materials: Stalhrim (5), Steel (1), Strips (3)
  • Stalhrim Light Boots
    • Required Materials: Stalhrim (3), Steel (1), Strips (2)
  • Stalhrim Light Bracers
    • Required Materials: Stalhrim (2), Steel (1), Strips (2)
  • Stalhrim Light Helmet
    • Required Materials: Stalhrim (3), Steel (1), Strips (2)
  • Stalhrim Shield
    • Required Materials: Stalhrim (4), Steel (1), Strips (1)

Bonemold Armor

Requirements: To craft with Bonemold, you’ll need the Steel Smithing Perk unlocked. All Bonemold Armor is heavy.

  • Bonemold Armor
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (2), Iron (1), Bonemeal (10)
  • Bonemold Guard Armor
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (2), Iron (1), Bonemeal (10)
  • Bonemold Pauldron Armor
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (2), Iron (1), Bonemeal (10)
  • Bonemold Boots
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Iron (1), Bonemeal (6)
  • Bonemold Gauntlets
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Iron (1), Bonemeal (4)
  • Bonemold Helmet
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Iron (1), Bonemeal (6)
  • Bonemold Shield
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Iron (1), Bonemeal (8)
  • Improved Bonemold Armor
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (2), Iron (1), Bonemeal (10), Netch Jelly (1), Stalhrim (1), Void Salts (1)
  • Improved Bonemold Boots
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Iron (1), Bonemeal (6), Netch Jelly (1), Stalhrim (1), Void Salts (1)
  • Improved Bonemold Gauntlets
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Iron (1), Bonemeal (4), Netch Jelly (1), Stalhrim (1), Void Salts (1)
  • Improved Bonemold Helmet
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Iron (1), Bonemeal (6), Netch Jelly (1), Stalhrim (1), Void Salts (1)
  • Improved Bonemold Shield
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Iron (1), Bonemeal (8), Netch Jelly (1), Stalhrim (1), Void Salts (1)

Chitin Armor

Requirements: To craft with Chitin, you’ll need the Elven Smithing Perk unlocked.

  • Chitin Light Armor
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Iron (2), Chitin (5)
  • Chitin Light Boots
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Iron (1), Chitin (3)
  • Chitin Light Bracers
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Iron (1), Chitin (2)
  • Chitin Light Helmet
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Iron (1), Chitin (3)
  • Chitin Light Shield
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Iron (1), Chitin (4)
  • Chitin Heavy Armor
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Corundum (2), Chitin (6)
  • Chitin Heavy Boots
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Corundum (1), Chitin (4)
  • Chitin Heavy Gauntlets
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Corundum (1), Chitin (3)
  • Chitin Heavy Helmet
    • Required Materials: Netch Leather (1), Corundum (1), Chitin (4)

Nordic Carved Armor

Requirements: To craft with Nordic, you’ll need the Advanced Armors Perk unlocked. All Nordic Carved Armor is heavy.

  • Nordic Carved Armor
    • Required Materials: Ebony (1), Quicksilver (1), Strips (3), Steel (6)
  • Nordic Carved Boots
    • Required Materials: Ebony (1), Quicksilver (1), Strips (2), Steel (4)
  • Nordic Carved Gauntlets
    • Required Materials: Ebony (1), Quicksilver (1), Strips (2), Steel (3)
  • Nordic Carved Helmet
    • Required Materials: Ebony (1), Quicksilver (1), Strips (2), Steel (4)
  • Nordic Carved Shield
    • Required Materials: Ebony (1), Quicksilver (1), Strips (1), Steel (4)

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