The armor will begin to appear throughout Solstheim at level 35. These locations include:
- Sold by Baldor Iron-Shaper in the Skaal Village.
- Found as random loot in chests or as a world item.
- Worn by certain enemy boss variants.
They can be upgraded with a chunk of stalhrim at a workbench and also benefit from the Ebony Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.
Due to stalhrim's innate properties, the Resist Frost enchantment is 25% stronger when placed on this armor piece. This effect is identical to the Enchanting perk "Frost Enchanter", which also has this effect.