- Blacksmiths and general goods merchants.
- Often wielded by Bandit mages, standard mages, and Forsworn mages and archers.
- Found as random loot throughout Skyrim.
- Marcurio in Riften has one if the Dragonborn is level 10 or below when entering The Bee and Barb for the first time.
- An Orcish Dagger is stabbed into a headless skeleton holding the Wooden Mask in the Bromjunaar Sanctuary in Labyrinthian. Note that there are four Frost Trolls that inhabit the area.
It can be upgraded with an orichalcum ingot at a grindstone, and also benefits from the Orcish Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.