For other uses, see Elven Gauntlets.

Elven Gauntlets are a piece of light armor and part of the Elven Armor set found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


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

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Elven Gauntlets require a Smithing level of 30 and the Elven Smithing perk to create. It can be forged at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

It can be upgraded with a Refined Moonstone at a workbench and also benefits from the Elven Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.


A rare variant of this item exists, called Elven Bracers. They are indistinguishable from the standard Elven Gauntlets, as they look exactly the same and have the same armor rating and weight.