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SteelMace SK
Base Damage:
10 DamageIcon
14 WeightIcon
Base Value:
250 GoldIcon
Additional Effects:
Especially effective against horkers
Class: One-Handed, Mace
Upgrade Material: Steel Ingot
Perk: Steel Smithing
FormID: xx026490

Horksbane is a unique steel mace found in The Elder Scrolls V: Dragonborn.



Horksbane is especially effective against horkers, dealing an extra 20 points of damage to them. This weapon may not be disenchanted, but new enchantments can be added to the weapon.


Horksbane can be upgraded with a Steel Ingot, and benefits from the steel smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.


  • Horksbane respawns next to Saden's body after some time.
  • Horksbane is a reference to Trollsbane.
  • Horksbane's unique enchantment was caused by Saden's extreme hatred of the horkers flowing into his weapon when he witnessed them killing his friends.[1]



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  • Trollsbane Usefulness

    26 messages
    • It is useful I used it to kill the Uderfrykte and the Troll Guardian from Kyne's trials.
    • first it adds variety, second if common folk walked aroud with daedric and dragonbone weapons rather than iorn or steel, the game would be pre...
  • Horksbane Mace

    4 messages
    • No others I can think of. I like them because I hunt a lot and they speed it up.
    • Aegisbane is nice too, expecially with the backstory of Muiri and Alain and the Shatter-Shields. I wish there where more such Items, more uni...

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