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I'm the right level now to start making my own Dwarven Armour in Skyrim. And I'm really excited!

But I don't know what it takes to make it, or where to even begin making it. Normal forges don't seem to offer an option for it, so if not there. Where?

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Please . . Ignore this question >.< Idiocy ensued. Bu I found the answer. – CamX3 Mar 19 '12 at 3:06
It is still a valid question with a valid answer. I invite you to mark one of the questions below as an answer for the next person who may come along and seek the answer. – James Mar 19 '12 at 3:08
That's OK! Others may also have the same question can can benefit from this. – user9983 Mar 19 '12 at 3:09

Normal forges can be used to make Dwarven armor (and weapons), but first you need the Dwarven Smithing Perk. This is also true of most other types of armor. Dwarven Smithing can be acquired at Smithing level 30.

Crafting Dwarven Equipment required Dwarven Metal Ingots which can be smelted from various pieces of Dwemer scrap metal. The breakdown for these pieces and how many ingots they produce is:

  • Bent Dwemer Scrap Metal - 3 ingots
  • Large Decorative Dwemer Strut - 2 ingots
  • Large Dwemer Plate Metal - 3 ingots
  • Large Dwemer Strut - 3 ingots
  • Small Dwemer Plate Metal - 3 ingots
  • Solid Dwemer Metal - 5 ingots

These items (along with ingots themselves) can be found lying around in the numerous Dwemer ruins and/or by looting Dwemer Constructs such as spiders and centurions.

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From here. "Dwarven Armor can be crafted with the Dwarven Smithing Perk available at Smithing level 30. Dwarven Metal Ingots are used to both craft and improve Dwarven Armor and Weapons. Crafting Dwarven Armor is a very effective way to grind this skill, due to the abundance of Dwarven Metal that can be found throughout the numerous Dwarven ruins in Skyrim. "

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find people that have it an kill them or make it your self by getting smithing level 90

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Dwarven smithing is available at Smithing Level 30. This is mentioned on the answer above yours with 3 upvotes, the one that was submitted almost 9 months ago. Unless you've been playing skyrim with an abundance of mods, I believe you are confused and incorrect. Could you elaborate on your answer? – tiddy Dec 18 '12 at 14:38

its easy to get it just find someone with it and kill them good or bad kick there shiny metal butt

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Do you have some sort of proof for this? The wiki doesn't say anything about picking up Dwarven Armor from people you kill. – Frank Dec 18 '12 at 14:21
@fbueckert it should be possible to loot it, but I cannot recall any enemy that wears dwarven armor. – kotekzot Dec 18 '12 at 14:38
I've got it as container loot, but have yet to see it on an enemy NPC. It's possible NPCs only have a chance to spawn with it when you are very high level. Looking at the levelled lists in the source should confirm either way. – SevenSidedDie Dec 18 '12 at 16:20

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