The Nord Hero Battle Axe is an improved Ancient Nord Battle Axe found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
It is visually similar to the Ancient Nord Battle Axe, but is more polished in appearance. It also has higher base damage, lower weight, and is of greater value.
Like all other Nord Hero Weapons, the Nord Hero Battle Axe can only be crafted at the Skyforge after completing the Companions' questline. It requires the following components:
It can be upgraded with a Steel Ingot at a grindstone and also benefits from the Steel Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.