- Arch-Mage Savos Aren rewards the Dragonborn with this staff, after being informed about the discovery of the Eye of Magnus at Saarthal, in the quest "Under Saarthal".
- In Drevis Neloren's room in the Hall of Countenance, on a shelf.
- The Blue Palace in Solitude, in a flower pot to the right of the Jarl's throne.
- Inside Shalidor's Maze.
The staff can be crafted with the addition of The Elder Scrolls V: Dragonborn. It requires the following components: