This armor piece can typically only be found on the island of Solstheim. Locations include:
- Sold by Glover Mallory in Raven Rock.
- Found as random loot in chests or as a world item.
- Worn by reavers.
They can be upgraded with a chitin plate at a workbench and also benefit from the Elven Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement. Note that the Iron Ingot is the only ingredient that can be found in on the mainland; the other two only exist on Solstheim.