Skyrim:Advanced Armors

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For the Smithing perk, see Advanced Armors (perk).

Advanced Armors is a Smithing perk that allows you to combine corundum and steel to craft two medium-quality armor types: scaled light armor and steel plate heavy armor (and with the Dragonborn add-on installed, an additional Nordic carved heavy armor and weapons). It is the second perk in the light armor branch of Smithing's perk tree. Unlocking it requires a Smithing skill of 50, and the Elven Smithing perk must have already been unlocked.

The Advanced Armors perk also causes tempering of scaled and steel plate armor to be twice as effective. This perk applies to both unenchanted armor and enchanted armor (generic armor or custom), as long as the Arcane Blacksmith perk has been unlocked. Tempering of the Helm of Yngol is also improved by Advanced Armors.

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[edit] Scaled Armor

Scaled armor is a medium-quality light armor that is better than standard elven, although its cuirass is not as strong as elven gilded armor, making the two sets equal as an overall set. It appears in leveled lists starting at level 19 (enchanted varieties at level 20). All items can be tempered using 1 corundum ingot, and having the Advanced Armors perk doubles the quality improvement.

  • A scaled horn armor cuirass also exists, with properties identical to the standard scaled armor cuirass. However, the horn variety cannot be crafted or even tempered. Images for this armor can be viewed for the male version and the female version.
    • PC Only This issue has been addressed by version 1.0 of the Unofficial Skyrim Patch; it can now be tempered appropriately.
A female Imperial wearing scaled armor
A male Nord wearing scaled armor
Name (ID) Weight Value Rating Raw Materials Delta Ratio
SR-icon-ingot-Corundum Ingot.png Corundum SR-icon-ingot-Steel Ingot.png Steel SR-icon-misc-Leather.png Leather SR-icon-misc-LeatherStrips.png Strips Weight Value Weight Value
SR-icon-armor-ScaledArmor.png Scaled Armor
(0001b3a3)
6 350 32 2 3 2 3 -3.3 181 0.65 2.07
SR-icon-armor-ScaledHornArmor.png Scaled Horn Armor
(0001b3a4)
6 350 32 N/A N/A
SR-icon-armor-ScaledBoots.png Scaled Boots
(0001b39f)
2 70 9 1 2 1 2 -3.2 -26 0.38 0.73
SR-icon-armor-ScaledBracers.png Scaled Bracers
(0001b3a0)
2 70 9 1 1 1 2 -2.2 -6 0.48 0.92
SR-icon-armor-ScaledHelmet.png Scaled Helmet
(0001b3a1)
2 175 14 1 2 1 1 -3.1 82 0.39 1.88
Totals (for craftable items, without shield): 12 665 64 5 8 5 8

[edit] Steel Plate Armor

Steel plate armor is a medium-quality heavy armor that is better than Dwarven but not as good as Orcish. It appears in leveled lists starting at level 18 (enchanted varieties at level 19). All items can be tempered using 1 corundum ingot, and having the Advanced Armors perk doubles the quality improvement.

A female Imperial wearing steel plate armor
A male Nord wearing steel plate armor
Name (ID) Weight Value Rating Raw Materials Delta Ratio
SR-icon-ingot-Corundum Ingot.png Corundum SR-icon-ingot-Steel Ingot.png Steel SR-icon-ingot-Iron Ingot.png Iron SR-icon-misc-LeatherStrips.png Strips Weight Value Weight Value
SR-icon-armor-SteelPlateArmor.png Steel Plate Armor
(0001395c)
38 625 40 1 3 1 3 32.7 509 7.17 5.39
SR-icon-armor-SteelPlateBoots.png Steel Plate Boots
(0001395b)
9 125 14 1 2 1 2 4.8 32 2.14 1.34
SR-icon-armor-SteelPlateGauntlets.png Steel Plate Gauntlets
(0001395d)
6 125 14 1 2 1 2 1.8 32 1.43 1.34
SR-icon-armor-SteelPlateHelmet.png Steel Plate Helmet
(0001395e)
6 300 19 1 2 1 2 1.8 207 1.43 3.23
Totals (without shield): 59 1175 87 4 9 4 9

[edit] Nordic Carved ArmorDB

Nordic carved armor is heavy armor added by the Dragonborn add-on. It can be found in random loot and on bandits starting at level 24, both in Skyrim and on Solstheim. It can be tempered with 1 quicksilver ingot, and the quality improvement is doubled with the Advanced Armors perk.

A female Imperial wearing Nordic carved armor
A male Nord wearing Nordic carved armor
Name (ID) Weight Value Rating Raw Materials Delta Ratio
SR-icon-ingot-Ebony Ingot.png Ebony SR-icon-ingot-Quicksilver Ingot.png Quicksilver SR-icon-misc-LeatherStrips.png Strips SR-icon-ingot-Steel Ingot.png Steel Weight Value Weight Value
DB-icon-armor-Nordic Carved Armor.png Nordic Carved Armor
(xx01cd97)
37 1600 43 1 1 3 6 28.7 1261 4.46 4.72
DB-icon-armor-Nordic Carved Boots.png Nordic Carved Boots
(xx01cd96)
6 220 15 1 1 2 4 -0.2 -76 0.97 0.74
DB-icon-armor-Nordic Carved Gauntlets.png Nordic Carved Gauntlets
(xx01cd98)
6 220 15 1 1 2 3 0.8 -56 1.15 0.80
DB-icon-armor-Nordic Carved Helmet.png Nordic Carved Helmet
(xx01cd99)
7 550 20 1 1 2 4 0.8 254 1.13 1.86
DB-icon-armor-Nordic Shield.png Nordic Shield
(xx026236)
10 335 26.5 - 1 1 4 24.7 192 5.66 2.34
Totals (with shield): 66 2925 119.5 4 5 10 21
Totals (without shield): 56 2590 93 4 4 9 17

[edit] Nordic WeaponsDB

Nordic weapons are new weapons added in the Dragonborn add-on. It will start appearing at level 18 both in Skyrim and on Solstheim. They can be improved with 1 quicksilver ingot, and the quality improvement is doubled with the Advanced Armors perk.

Name (ID) Weight Value Damage Crit.
Critical Damage
Speed Reach Raw Materials Delta Ratio
SR-icon-ingot-Quicksilver Ingot.png Quicksilver SR-icon-misc-LeatherStrips.png Strips SR-icon-ingot-Steel Ingot.png Steel Weight Value Weight Value
DB-icon-weapon-Nordic Dagger.png Nordic Dagger
(xx01cdae)
3.5 115 8 4 1.3 0.7 1 1 1 1.4 32 1.66 1.39
DB-icon-weapon-Nordic Sword.png Nordic Sword
(xx01cdb1)
12 290 11 5 1 1 1 1 2 8.9 187 3.87 2.82
DB-icon-weapon-Nordic War Axe.png Nordic War Axe
(xx01cdb2)
14 350 12 6 0.9 1 1 2 2 10.8 244 4.38 3.30
DB-icon-weapon-Nordic Mace.png Nordic Mace
(xx01cdb0)
16 410 13 6 0.8 1 1 1 1 13.9 327 7.62 4.94
DB-icon-weapon-Nordic Greatsword.png Nordic Greatsword
(xx01cdaf)
19 585 20 10 0.7 1.3 1 3 5 12.7 416 3.02 3.46
DB-icon-weapon-Nordic Battleaxe.png Nordic Battleaxe
(xx01cdad)
23 650 21 10 0.7 1.3 1 2 5 16.8 484 3.71 3.92
DB-icon-weapon-Nordic Warhammer.png Nordic Warhammer
(xx01cdb3)
27 700 23 11 0.6 1.3 1 3 5 20.7 531 4.29 4.14
DB-icon-weapon-Nordic Bow.png Nordic Bow
(xx026232)
11 580 13 6 0.6875 1 1 - 3 7 460 2.75 4.84
DB-icon-weapon-Nordic Arrow.png Nordic Arrow
(xx02623b)
0 4 14 N/A 1 Steel + 1 Quicksilver + 1 Firewood = 24 Nordic ArrowsDG -7 11 0.00 1.13

[edit] Notes

  • There's a recipe named RecipeArmorSteelPlateShield found in the Creation Kit, which may mean it was planned to be able to craft a steel plate shield at some point during development.

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