Imperial Bracers are a piece of heavy armor and part of the Imperial Armor set found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. They are identical in appearance to Steel Imperial Gauntlets, but have a lower armor rating and require slightly less crafting materials.


Imperial Bracers typically cannot be found as random loot, however it can be found in certain locations.

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Imperial Bracers require a Smithing level of 20 and the Steel Smithing perk to forge. They can be crafted at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

They can be upgraded with a Steel Ingot at a workbench and also benefit from the Steel Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.