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Daedric Warhammer (Skyrim)

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Daedric Warhammer
Base Damage:
27 DamageIcon
31 WeightIcon
Base Value:
4000 GoldIcon
Class: Two-Handed, Warhammer
Upgrade Material: Ebony Ingot
Perk: Daedric Smithing
FormID: 000139BA
For this weapon in other games, see Daedric Warhammer.
Main article: Daedric Weapons (Skyrim)

The Daedric Warhammer is a Two-Handed warhammer found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Appearing in the Daedric weapon set, this weapon has appeared in Elder Scrolls games since Morrowind. The Daedric Warhammer has the highest base damage out of all unenchanted weapons in the base game. However, The Elder Scrolls V: Dawnguard introduces the Dragonbone Warhammer, which has a base damage of 28, raising the bar.

The warhammer is improved at grindstones by using Ebony Ingots. At levels 46 and 47, unenchanted and enchanted variations of this weapon start surfacing as random loot, respectively. Armor vendors also start selling it as this level. In addition to random drops, this weapon can be smithed if the Dragonborn has the necessary perks.


Unenchanted Daedric Warhammers begin to appear throughout Skyrim at level 44 and enchanted warhammers can be found at level 47, albeit very rarely.

Possible locationsEdit


The Daedric Warhammer 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 grindstone and also benefits from the Daedric Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.

Atronach ForgeEdit

A Daedric Warhammer can also be crafted at the Atronach Forge; however, to do so 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 forge a Daedric Warhammer:


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