This item can be found in the following locations:
- Dark Brotherhood Assassins wield one at levels 20–29.
- Dremora (random excellent melee weapon)
- Endusal, Kagrenac's Study
- May be held by Menta Na.
- The Nerevarine can obtain a Wakizashi from the quest "Vassir-Didanat Ebony Mine."
- There is a free one available in the Prelude Shipwreck, during the House Hlaalu quest "The Shipwreck Prelude."