There are a large number of diverse magic items to be found in Skyrim.
 Types of Magic Items
There are a few different ways to find magic items.
- Some are given as quest rewards.
- Most magic items are found as random loot. The items that can appear in random loot are determined by your character's level.
- A few magic items can be purchased from merchants.
- Some merchants sell unique enchanted items.
- You can create your own custom magic items.
- If you have different items with the same effect, the effects will 'stack' i.e. if you have a ring and a circlet which both fortify Smithing by 25%, your smithing will be fortified by 50%.
 Weapon Leveled Lists
All generic magic weapons are most commonly found as random loot, either in chests or on boss-level NPCs. The weapons that can appear are determined by your character's level using various leveled lists. In general, the weapon's quality dictates the level at which it will first appear.
 Weapon Articles
- Weapons: Base (unenchanted) weapons except for arrows and staves
- Ammunition: All arrows (enchanted and unenchanted)
- Staves: All staves
- Generic Magic Weapons: All magic weapons found in random loot
- Leveled Items: Leveled magic weapons, generally received as quest rewards
- Unique Items: Unique weapons, available from merchants or received as quest rewards
- Artifacts: Unusually powerful one-of-a-kind weapons
- Skyrim-Weapons: Category listing all of the weapons in the game
 Apparel Leveled Lists
The magic items listed on Generic Magic Apparel are in general found as random loot, either in chests or on boss-level NPCs. The level at which it may start to appear can be determined from the armor quality.
 Apparel Articles
- Armor: Base (unenchanted) armor
- Clothing: Base (unenchanted) clothing and jewelry
- Generic Magic Apparel: All magic apparel that can be found in random loot
- Leveled Items: Leveled magic apparel, generally received as quest rewards
- Unique Items: Unique apparel, available from merchants or received as quest rewards
- Artifacts: Unusually powerful one-of-a-kind apparel