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"That iron sword's pretty undependable. You should try steel."
Hold Guard

The Iron Sword is a one-handed weapon that appears in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. It is among the most common and weakest of all weapons available, and is one of the first weapons to which the Dragonborn has access to.

LocationsEdit

Both enchanted and unenchanted swords are available throughout Skyrim at level 1. These locations include:

SmithingEdit

An iron sword can be crafted without any Smithing perks. It can be forged at a blacksmith's forge using the following components:

It can be upgraded with an iron ingot at a grindstone, though it does not benefit from any Smithing perks.

TriviaEdit

  • The Iron Sword is the first weapon the Dragonborn can pick up if Hadvar is followed. Some are found in the room where the Dragonborn's bindings are removed.
  • In Ysgramor's Tomb, a broken iron sword can be found near his statue.
  • The Hold Guards tend to say "Iron sword, eh? What are you fighting, butterflies?", " That iron sword's pretty undependable. You should try steel", or "Pigsticker like that's not going to get you far. Best visit the blacksmith." if the Dragonborn has an iron sword equipped.

See alsoEdit

AppearancesEdit

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  • "Pigsticker" playthrough

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    • I am currently playing the game with nothing but the Iron sword, only using my bow when I see the opportunity. It's not enchanted yet, but ...
    • I use an iron sword too in my current game..i use the restoration loop but i dont abuse of it...so i can use a long bow a hide armor an i...

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