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Starting around level 50, Dragonplate Armor pieces can be found, very rarely, as random loot from chests and containers. Armor pieces can be found at lower levels if the Dragon Armor perk is acquired before reaching level 50.
Although it is quite rare, pieces of the set can be found as early as level 24, even without the aforementioned perk.
Dragonplate Armor forged from dragon bones, scales, leather strips, and iron ingots. The Dragon Armor perk, which requires a Smithing skill of 100, must be acquired before this armor type can be crafted.
Dragonplate Armor can be upgraded at a workbench, using Dragon bones.
Daedric armor has a higher armor rating than Dragonplate armor at its base value and retains its higher rating, even when both armors have been upgraded to Legendary status (but just by a small margin). However, with its lower weight, Dragonplate Armor is the more suitable choice when lacking proper Heavy Armor perks.
Attributes by pieceEdit
|Piece||Dragon Scales||Dragon Bone||Leather Strips||ID|
|Total (with shield)||136||79||6650||13||6||10||–|
|Total (without shield)||102||64||5500||10||5||9||–|
- The materials for crafting Dragonplate Armor are much more common than the materials needed for its Daedric competitor.
- The arm bands have Dragon letters carved into them.
- The back of the boots is quite similar in appearance to the back of the male version of Ancient Nord Boots.
- The back of the armor, near the bottom, is just leather, though hanging there is four bones strung on a chain, which hangs from the cuirass.
This section contains bugs related to Dragonplate Armor. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:
- Khajiit or Argonians, their cranial features and tails might disappear or function abnormally. When worn by bestial races, such as
- The Dragonplate Helmet will sometimes clip into the forehead, showing the hair on the top of the head. Even having no hair (i.e. shaved), and wearing the helmet still causes this bug to occur.