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"The Dunmer of Morrowind construct chitin armor out of the shells of native insects layered with resinous glues."
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Chitin Armor is a set of light armor that appears in The Elder Scrolls V: Dragonborn. Its armor rating falls between Elven armor and scaled armor.


Armor pieces can typically only be found on the island of Solstheim. Locations include:


Chitin Armor requires a Smithing level of 30 and the Elven Smithing perk to create. Pieces can be forged at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

Pieces can be upgraded with a chitin plate at a workbench and also benefit from the Elven Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.

Attributes by pieceEdit

Piece ArmorIcon WeightIcon GoldIcon Netch Leather Chitin Plate Iron Ingot ID
Chitin Armor 30 4 240 2 5 1 xx01cd87
Chitin Boots 8.5 1 50 1 3 1 xx01cd86
Chitin Bracers 8.5 2 50 1 2 1 xx01cd88
Chitin Helmet 13.5 1 125 1 3 1 xx01cd89
Chitin Shield 24.5 8 215 1 4 1 xx026235
Total (with shield) 85 16 680 6 17 5
Total (without shield) 60.5 8 465 5 13 4




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  • Fixed locations for Chitin Bracers?

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    • yeah i'll just level up until i can get to "Served Cold".  thanks. ps. HilteriousBacon, unless you're an Altmer, dont c...
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  • The ID is wrong.

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    • I know you said this ages ago and I'm not on PC but it might be that the XX at the start needs to be replaced with 01, 02 or 03. Something...
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