- Can be found at the entrance to Swindler's Den on the floor, even at level 1.
- Blacksmiths and general goods merchants.
- Found as random loot in chests or as a world item.
- Worn by bandit chiefs and hired thugs.
It can be upgraded with a steel ingot at a workbench and also benefits from the Steel Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.
- When equipped by an Argonian, the helmet has a much more elongated shape than when equipped by another race, in order for it to fit the Argonian's head.