- Blacksmiths and General Goods Merchants.
- Found as random loot in chests or as a world item.
- Dropped as random loot by Bandits.
They can be upgraded with Leather at a workbench, however they do not benefit from any smithing perks. This means the boots cannot be improved past flawless quality without boosting the Smithing skill over 100. This can be achieved by using enchanted items and/or blacksmithing potions to Fortify Smithing.