Main article: Armor Sets (Oblivion)
For other uses, see Mithril Armor.

Mithril Armor is a type of Light Armor in The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.


Mithril Armor will begin to appear in shops and as loot at level 10. This is the highest class of light armor that shops will normally sell.

Attributes by pieceEdit

Name Base ValueGoldIcon Armor RatingArmorIcon HealthHealth-icon WeightWeightIcon ID
Mithril Helmet 65 3.5 240 2.2 0002C104
Mithril Cuirass 225 8.75 480 11.0 0002C0FE
Mithril Gauntlets 65 3.5 240 2.2 0002C100
Mithril Greaves 115 5.25 360 6.6 0002C102
Mithril Boots 65 3.5 240 3.3 0002C0FC
Mithril Shield 115 10.5 360 4.4 000352BF
  • Base Value refers to the value without factoring the effects of Mercantile skill or NPC disposition.
  • Base Armor refers to the armor rating of the piece without factoring the effects of the appropriate armor skill.


  • Mithril is a fantasy element common to many fantasy works. The first use of mithril is in The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, who also invented the term.
  • The shoulders of the armor have what appears to be an eagle facing inward decorating them.