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Skyrim:Daedric Battleaxe



Daedric Battleaxe
Daedric Battleaxe
Base Damage 25
Speed 0.7
Weight 27
Value 2750
Level 47+
Category Battleaxe
Class Daedric
Variants None
Skill Two-Handed
Unique -
Item ID 000139B4
Game/DLC Skyrim

The Daedric Battleaxe is one of the best two-handed weapons in Skyrim. The Daedric Axe has the second highest damage of all of the obtainable battleaxes in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Its damage is only rivalled by the Dragonbone Battleaxe. The weapon has two heads, the forward facing one is larger than the other, both have a serrated edge, which a common design feature unique to Daedric weapons.

Weapon Enchantment

This weapon can be enchanted with any effect for this weapon category.

You can find full breakdown and information of all Weapon Enchantment Effects.


How to Get the Daedric Battleaxe Location


Where to find the Daedric Battleaxe Location?

There are multiple methods to get Daedric Weapons early in Skyrim.

  • To get a Daedric Battleaxe early without the smithing skill you can purchase it from the Dremora Merchant with the Black Market power.
  • You can power level your smithing skill to level 90 and get the Daedric Smithing perk to craft a Daedric Battleaxe. It can be crafted at a blacksmith’s forge using the following materials: Ebony Ingot, Daedra Heart, Leather Strips.
  • Unenchanted Daedric Battleaxe's can be found as random loot in chests after you reach level 46+ and enchanted Daedric Battleaxe can be found at level 47+. However the chance of them appearing are very low. Blacksmiths and general goods merchants have a chance to sell Daedric Battle axe. You can reset their inventory by saving the game, attacking them and then reloading.


Gameplay Tips and Tricks

The Daedric Battleaxe used to be the best Battleaxe in the original version of Skyrim. The Dawnguard add-on introduces superior Dragonbone Battleaxe which do an additional 1 damage and can even be obtained relatively early during the Dawnguard Questline.

Smithing.png Smithing Guide

Enchanted weapons require the Arcane Blacksmith Perk to upgrade.

Crafting Materials Upgrade Materials Smithing Level Smithing Perk
- 2x Leather Strips
- 5x Ebony Ingot
- 1x Daedra Heart
Ebony Ingot 90 Smithing Daedric Smithing

Item tier.png Weapon Levels

Some weapons in Skyrim are Levelled. The power of a levelled weapon is based on your charcters level when you get them. Some get stronger in both physical and magical aspects, while others only improve their enchantments. These items don't get better as your character levels up.

The Daedric Battleaxe is not a leveled weapon.

Level Damage Weight Value Enchantment Level ID
47+ 25 27 2750 Enchantable 000139B4



Two-Handed Weapon Categories






All Battleaxes



Name Image Damage Speed Weight Value Enchantment Item ID Level Upgrade Material Crafting Perk Skill Unique DLC
Ancient Nord Battleaxe Skyrim Ancient Nord Battleaxe.webp 18 0.7 22 28 Enchantable 0001CB64 1+ Steel Ingot Steel Smithing Two-Handed - Skyrim
Daedric Battleaxe Skyrim Daedric Battleaxe.webp 25 0.7 27 2750 Enchantable 000139B4 47+ Ebony Ingot Daedric Smithing Two-Handed - Skyrim
Dragonbone Battleaxe Skyrim Dragonbone Battleaxe.webp 26 0.7 30 3000 Enchantable XX014FC3 47+ Dragon Bone Dragon Smithing Two-Handed - Dawnguard
Drainblood Battleaxe Skyrim Drainblood Battleaxe.webp 21 0.7 5 266 Absorb 15 points of health 000F82FA 1+ Cannot be Upgraded None Two-Handed Yes Skyrim
Dwarven Battleaxe Skyrim Dwarven Battleaxe.webp 20 0.7 23 300 Enchantable 00013994 12+ Dwarven Metal Ingot Dwarven Smithing Two-Handed - Skyrim
Ebony Battleaxe Skyrim Ebony Battleaxe.webp 23 0.7 26 1585 Enchantable 000139AC 36+ Ebony Ingot Ebony Smithing Two-Handed - Skyrim
Elven Battleaxe Skyrim Elven Battleaxe.webp 21 0.7 24 520 Enchantable 0001399C 19+ Refined Moonstone Elven Smithing Two-Handed - Skyrim
Glass Battleaxe Skyrim Glass Battleaxe.webp 22 0.7 25 900 Enchantable 000139A4 27+ Refined Malachite Glass Smithing Two-Handed - Skyrim
Headsman's Axe Skyrim Headsman's Axe.webp 17 0.7 11 15 Enchantable 000BE25E 1+ Cannot be Upgraded None Two-Handed Yes Skyrim
Honed Ancient Nord Battleaxe Skyrim Honed Ancient Nord Battleaxe.webp 21 0.7 25 50 Enchantable 0005BF12 1+ Steel Ingot Dwarven Smithing Two-Handed - Skyrim
Iron Battleaxe Skyrim Iron Battleaxe.webp 16 0.7 20 55 Enchantable 00013980 1+ Iron Ingot None Two-Handed - Skyrim
Nord Hero Battleaxe Skyrim Nord Hero Battleaxe.webp 21 0.7 20 300 Enchantable 00068C79 1+ Steel Ingot Steel Smithing Two-Handed - Skyrim
Nordic Battleaxe Skyrim Nordic Battleaxe.webp 21 0.7 23 650 Enchantable XX01CDAD 26+ Quicksilver Ingot Advanced Armors Two-Handed - Dragonborn
Orcish Battleaxe Skyrim Orcish Battleaxe.webp 19 0.7 25 165 Enchantable 0001398C 7+ Orichalcum Ingot Orcish Smithing Two-Handed - Skyrim
Skyforge Steel Battleaxe Skyrim Skyforge Steel Battleaxe.webp 21 0.7 21 150 Enchantable 0009F25F 2+ Steel Ingot Steel Smithing Two-Handed - Skyrim
Stalhrim Battleaxe Skyrim Stalhrim Battleaxe.webp 24 0.7 25 2150 Frost Enchants are 25% stronger XX01CDB8 35+ Stalhrim Ebony Smithing Two-Handed - Dragonborn
Steel Battleaxe of Fiery Souls Skyrim Steel Battleaxe of Fiery Souls.webp 18 0.7 21 320 If target dies within 5 seconds, fills a soul gem. Burns the target for 10 points. Targets on fire take extra damage 00040002 2+ Steel Ingot Steel Smithing Two-Handed Yes Skyrim
Steel Battleaxe Skyrim Steel Battleaxe.webp 18 0.7 21 100 Enchantable 00013984 2+ Steel Ingot Steel Smithing Two-Handed - Skyrim
Rueful Axe Skyrim Rueful Axe.webp 22 0.7 10 1183 Does 20 points of Stamina damage 0001C4E6 1+ Ebony Ingot None Two-Handed Yes Skyrim
The Woodsman's Friend Skyrim The Woodsman's Friend.webp 17 0.7 20 28 Cannot be enchanted 00022265 1+ Cannot be Upgraded None Two-Handed Yes Skyrim
Tsun's Battleaxe Skyrim Tsun's Battleaxe.webp 27 0.7 36 1000 Cannot be enchanted 0005BF18 1+ Cannot be Upgraded None Two-Handed Yes Skyrim
Wuuthrad Skyrim Wuuthrad.webp 25 0.7 25 2000 Does 1.2x Damage to Elves 000956B5 1+ Cannot be Upgraded None Two-Handed Yes Skyrim
Shadowrend (Battleaxe) Skyrim Shadowrend Battleaxe.webp 26 0.6 27 2750 Target is 15% weaker to magic for 30 seconds FEXXXD62 1+ Ebony Ingot Daedric Smithing Two-Handed Yes Creation Club
Headman's Cleaver Skyrim Headman's Cleaver.webp 25 0.6 24 2900 Enchantable FEXXX803 1+ Orichalcum Ingot Orcish Smithing Two-Handed Yes Creation Club
Madness Battleaxe File:Skyrim Madness Battleaxe.webp 27 0.7 31 3300 Enchantable XX000BE4 1+ Madness Ingot Quest Two-Handed - Creation Club
Amber Battleaxe File:Skyrim Amber Battleaxe.webp 26 0.7 24 1600 Enchantable XX000BDB 1+ Amber Ingot Quest Two-Handed - Creation Club
Dark Battleaxe Skyrim Dark Battleaxe.webp 21 0.7 22 575 Enchantable XX000839 1+ Quicksilver Ingot Daedric Smithing Two-Handed - Creation Club
Golden Battleaxe Skyrim Golden Battleaxe.webp 22 1 22 575 Enchantable XX000810 1+ Gold Ingot Daedric Smithing Two-Handed - Creation Club

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