- During Unbound, if the Dragonborn follows Ralof, the Imperial Torturer will have one equipped.
- Blacksmiths and general goods merchants.
- Wielded by various characters or enemies, particularly on higher-level hostile mages.
- Found as random loot in chests or as a world item throughout Skyrim.
Crafting the dagger requires the Steel Smithing perk. It can be forged at a blacksmith's forge with the following components: