Not to be confused with Dragonscale Tower Shield.

The Dragonscale Shield is a piece of light armor and part of the dragonscale armor set found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


Unenchanted shields will begin to appear throughout Skyrim at level 46 and enchanted variants can be found at level 47. These locations include:


A dragonscale shield requires a Smithing level of 100 and the Dragon Armor perk to forge. It can be crafted at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

It can be upgraded with dragon scales at a workbench and also benefits from the Dragon Armor perk, which doubles the improvement.


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    • I got mine level 30, in the Raven Rock's blacksmith's basement. It was enchanted with peerless blocking
    • One thing I like with this chests is that you have loot that costs lots of money. As far as the shield is concerned, I obtain it with the armor...