For other uses, see Daedric Gauntlets.

Daedric Gauntlets are a piece of heavy armor and part of the Daedric Armor set.


Unenchanted gauntlets will begin to appear throughout Skyrim at level 48 and enchanted variants can be found at level 49. These locations include:

  • Found as random loot in "boss" chests.
  • May be found lying around, though this is rare.
  • Higher level (49+) random encounter enemy NPCs have a chance to wear Daedric Armor pieces, including the Gauntlets.


Daedric Gauntlets requires a Smithing level of 90 and the Daedric Smithing perk to create. It can be forged at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

It can be upgraded with an Ebony Ingot at a workbench and also benefits from the Daedric Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.

Atronach ForgeEdit

Daedric Gauntlets can also be crafted at the Atronach Forge. It requires a Sigil Stone that can only be obtained via Conjuration Ritual Spell, which in itself requires a Conjuration skill of 90.

The Atronach Forge requires the following components to create Daedric Gauntlets:


  • Wearing the full set increases the chances of intimidation by 10%.