It is identical in appearance to Elven Armor, but possesses a higher armor rating. As of patch 1.9, wearing this armor will count towards the "Matching Set" perk achieved at level 70 in the Light Armor skill tree.
- Blacksmiths and General Goods Merchants.
- Found as random loot in chests or as a world item.
- Worn by randomly encountered Thalmor patrol guards.
- Sometimes worn by random encountered thieves after level 27.
It can be upgraded with a Quicksilver Ingot at a workbench and also benefits from the Elven Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.