This armor piece can only be found on the island of Solstheim. Locations include:
- Sold by Glover Mallory in Raven Rock.
- Worn by Redoran guards.
- Worn by Reavers (mostly Reaver Thugs).
They can be upgraded with two samples of Bone Meal at a workbench and also benefit from the Steel Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.