Steel Imperial Gauntlets are a piece of heavy armor and part of the Steel Armor set. They are identical in appearance to Imperial Bracers, but have a slightly higher armor rating.


Steel Imperial Gauntlets will begin to appear throughout Skyrim at level 2. These locations include:


Steel Imperial Gauntlets require a Smithing level of 20 and the Steel Smithing perk to create. They can be forged at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

They can be upgraded with a Steel Ingot at a workbench and also benefit from the Steel Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.