- For other uses, see Steel Battle Axe.
The Steel Battleaxe is a two-handed weapon found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. It is the only common battleaxe in the game (excluding the Stalhrim BattleaxeDR) with a two-headed design.
Unenchanted steel battleaxes will begin to appear throughout Skyrim at level 2 and enchanted battleaxes can be found at level 3. These locations include:
Crafting the battleaxe requires the Steel Smithing perk. It can be forged at a blacksmith's forge with 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.