Imperial Shields typically cannot be found as random loot or sold by merchants, though it can be found in certain locations.
- Used by some Imperial guards for nobles in random encounters.
- A shield is awarded by Legate Rikke upon joining the Imperial Legion.
- Used by Legion troops that have taken over holds during the civil war.
It can be upgraded with a Steel Ingot at a workbench and also benefits from the Steel Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.
- The shield also appears to be composed of wood, though this is not an ingredient in its creation.