They are identical in appearance to Steel Shin Boots, but have a lower armor rating and require slightly fewer crafting materials.
Imperial Boots typically cannot be found as random loot, however they can be found in certain locations.
- Worn by Haafingar Guards.
- A full set is awarded by Legate Rikke upon joining the Imperial Legion.
- Helgen Keep – the female Imperial Captain wears a full set that can be obtained if Ralof is followed during Unbound.
- Alftand – Sulla Trebatius wear a full set, minus the helmet, which can be obtained after he is killed.
They can be upgraded with a Steel Ingot at a workbench and also benefits from the Steel Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.