Steel Shin Boots are a piece of heavy armor and part of the Steel Armor set found in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
They are identical in appearance to Imperial Boots, but have a higher armor rating and require slightly more crafting materials.
Steel Shin Boots will begin to appear throughout Skyrim at level 2. These locations include:
Steel Shin Boots 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.