Unenchanted Elven war axes will begin to appear throughout Skyrim at level 19 and enchanted war axes can be found at level 20. These locations include:
- Blacksmiths and general goods merchants.
- Wielded by various characters or enemies.
- Found as random loot in chests or as a world item throughout Skyrim.
- Thalmor Justiciars typically carry these war axes.
- One can be found on a weapon plaque in Mistveil Keep in Riften.
It can be upgraded with a refined moonstone ingot at a grindstone. The Elven Smithing perk doubles the improvement.