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Skyrim:Rusty Mace

Rusty Mace
Rusty Mace
Base Damage 7
Speed 0.8
Weight 13
Value 5
Level 1+
Category Mace
Class Daedric Artifact
Variants Mace of Molag Bal
Skill One-Handed
Unique Yes
Item ID 0022F0F
Game/DLC Skyrim

Rusty Mace turns into the Mace of Molag Bal after the player successfully completes the quest The House of Horrors. While the mace is unique Weapon it only exists as a quest item until the quest is finished. It is the worst mace in Skyrim

Weapon Enchantment

The Rusty Mace has no enchantment until its related quest is completed successfully.

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

Cannot be enchanted

How to Get Rusty Mace Guide

Where to find Rusty Mace Location

To find the Rusty Mace, travel to the city of Markarth. In the centre of town you will find an NPC named Tyranus who is dressed as a Vigilant of Stendarr and found standing outside an abandoned house. He will give you the quest The House of Horrors, during the quest you will receive the Rusty Mace which is used throughout the quest. Once the quest is completed successfully you will be rewarded with Molag Bals Mace (see video guide above). Note that it is possible to miss getting the Mace of Molag Bal by failing the quest, this can be done by defying Molag Bal.

Smithing.png Smithing Guide

You cannot improve the Rusty Mace since it is a quest item.

Crafting Materials Upgrade Materials Smithing Level Smithing Perk
Cannot be crafted Cannot be upgraded - None

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.

Rusty Mace is not a levelled weapon.

Level Damage Weight Value Enchantment Level ID
1+ 7 13 5 Cannot be enchanted 0022F0F

One-Handed Weapon Categories

All Unique Maces

Name Image Damage Speed Weight Value Enchantment Item ID Level Upgrade Material Crafting Perk Skill DLC
Horksbane Skyrim Horksbane.webp 10 0.8 14 250 Especially effective against horkers XX026490 1+ Steel Ingot Steel Smithing One-Handed Dragonborn
Mace of Molag Bal Skyrim Mace of Molag Bal.webp 16 0.8 18 1257 Deals 25 damage to Stamina and Magicka. If target dies within 3 seconds, fills a soul gem 000233E3 1+ Ebony Ingot None One-Handed Skyrim
Prelate's Mace Skyrim Prelate's Mace.webp 13 0.8 7 330 Cannot be enchanted 00013990 1+ Refined Moonstone Elven Smithing One-Handed Dawnguard
Rusty Mace Skyrim Rusty Mace.webp 7 0.8 13 5 Cannot be enchanted 0022F0F 1+ Cannot be Upgraded None One-Handed Skyrim
Ancient Nord Mace Skyrim Ancient Nord Mace.webp 10 0.9 16 17 Enchantable XX000E46 1+ Steel Ingot Steel Smithing One-Handed Creation Club
Honed Ancient Nord Mace Skyrim Honed Ancient Nord Mace.webp 13 0.9 18 31 Enchantable XX08A1EE 1+ Steel Ingot Steel Smithing One-Handed Creation Club
Light of Day Skyrim Light of Day.webp 16 0.9 20 1614 30 points of sun damage, undead targets take triple damage XX13101E 1+ Iron Ingot None One-Handed Creation Club
Sunder Skyrim Sunder.webp 15 0.9 18 1720 Does 5 points of frost, fire, and shock damage each. Does 15 points of damage to stamina and magicka FEXXX801 1+ Dwarven Metal Ingot Dwarven Smithing One-Handed Creation Club
Scourge Skyrim Scourge.webp 18 0.8 22 6569 Summoned Daedra up to level 36 are sent back to Oblivion XX000B5E 1+ Ebony Ingot Daedric Smithing One-Handed Creation Club
Mace of the Crusader Skyrim Mace of the Crusader.webp 16 0.8 18 2501 Burns the target for 15 points. Targets on fire take extra damage FEXXX80d 1+ Steel Ingot Steel Smithing One-Handed Creation Club

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