This armor piece can only be found on the island of Solstheim. Locations include:
- Can be bought from Glover Mallory in Raven Rock.
- Found as random loot in chests or as a world item.
- Worn by reavers.
- Worn by Vendil Severin (except for the helmet) during the quest Served Cold.
It can be upgraded with a chitin plate at a workbench and also benefits from the Elven Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.