Main article: Dwarven Weapons (Skyrim)
For other uses, see Dwarven Dagger.
"Compare and contrast a sharp, angular dwarven dagger to a curved elven blade, and it becomes a small logical leap to say that dwarven weaponsmiths relied almost exclusively on creating quality materials first, and merely allowed the form of those materials to flow from the method that weapon was intended to kill people."

The Dwarven Dagger is a one-handed weapon in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


Unenchanted Dwarven daggers will begin to appear throughout Skyrim at level 12 and enchanted daggers can be found at level 13. These locations include:

Fixed LocationsEdit

  • Alftand – One is on the table where Valie is lying, along with a leveled poison. Note that the room is guarded by high-level Falmer.


A Dwarven dagger requires a Smithing level of 30 and the Dwarven Smithing perk to create. It can be forged at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

It can be upgraded with a Dwarven metal ingot at a grindstone and also benefits from the Dwarven Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.