Is it possible to buy these armours or is smithing the only way to get them?

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    I'm at level 20 and i found a deadric war axe but i don't know if this will help. Its in Red Eagles tomb.
    – user17511
    Dec 31, 2011 at 15:59
  • I am on level 30 & I found ebony boots & gauntlets
    – user18666
    Jan 20, 2012 at 13:08

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No, outside of finding them as random loot, smithing is currently the only way to obtain these sets of armor. You cannot buy them from any shops.

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    Sweet, I am actually delighted at that as it makes the perks to obtain them all the more valuable.
    – DeanMc
    Nov 14, 2011 at 18:48
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    Smithing, and finding them as loot, which is unlikely, but possible. Nov 14, 2011 at 18:55
  • Do you have a source for this info?
    – DrFish
    Nov 18, 2011 at 16:53
  • I've just found a Dragon Skin helm in a chest yesterday, so it is possible... though I'm no source :)
    – Holger
    Nov 24, 2011 at 11:56
  • I found a Dragon Scale Helmet as well, but no armour, greaves or bracers anywhere.
    – Alex
    Jan 20, 2012 at 14:09

I'm at level 40 and have just found daedric boots as random loot so it's definitely possible to find them outside of smithing.


There are two ways to get them outside of smithing - You could perform the conjuration ritual spell (req. Conjuration 90) from Phinnis at the College of Winterhold which rewards you with a sigil stone.

That stone is used to upgrade the Atronach Forge in the Midden underneath the college. That forge allows you to make either unenchanted Deadric armor and weapons or enchanted ones

The other way is only applicable if you have the Dragonborn DLC; open the black book Untold Legends and at the end choose the black market power. You can then summon a Dremora merchant that, if you have the right level, will sell Daedric.

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