For other uses, see Iron Ingot.

Iron Ingot is a crafting material found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. It is used to craft and improve various weapons and armor via Smithing. They are also a component required to build various features of homesteads.


Iron ingots can be used in conjunction with other ingots to craft a large variety of items:


Iron MinesEdit

Mines that have a large number of iron ore veins include:



It is unique in that it is created from a single chunk of iron ore at a smelter. The following materials are needed to smelt a single iron ingot:

  • Iron Ore (1)


  • The spell Transmute Mineral Ore can be used to change individual iron ore into silver ore and then gold ore if the spell is used twice. This is perfect for making gold to use for valuable jewelry fairly quickly.


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