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An Artifact is a rare item with unique and powerful abilities. These special treasures can be identified by the Artifact label in the item's description. These potent pieces of equipment cannot be tempered, enchanted, or salvaged. Many of the artifacts in Blades have appeared in previous Elder Scrolls games and are listed here in detail.

For other special items that are not classified as Artifacts, look at the page here.

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Bloodthirst

Bloodthirst (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Versatile Slashing Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 6
Statistics
Damage 84 Damage Per Second (?)
Block Rating 73.5 Maximum Condition 355
Selling Price 000063756,375Gold
Description
All foes fear Bloodthirst, the vampiric blade with an unquenchable appetite for blood, whose cuts fortify the one who wields it.
Effects

Absorb Health Or Self Repair Restores Health by damage done, up to 2 points. If Health is full, repairs itself by 1 instead.
Haste Increases attack speed by 7%.
Ravage Health Reduces target's maximum Health by 17.

Bloodthirst

Bloodthirst (?)


For more information, see the Bloodthirst article.

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Chillrend

Chillrend (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Versatile Slashing Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 50
Statistics
Damage 144 Damage Per Second (?)
Block Rating 126 Maximum Condition 434
Selling Price 0006119561,195Gold
Description
Cold as a Skyrim winter and just as deadly, Chillrend cleaves enemies with its enchanted icy blade, and is repaired when you take frost damage.
Effects

Frost Damage Does 57 frost damage to Health and Stamina.
Fortify Frozen Frost damage is 15 points more effective at Freezing.
Extend Elemental Statuses Prolongs target's elemental conditions by 16%.
Self Repair On Taking Frost Damage Repairs itself by 5% of any frost damage suffered.

Chillrend (?)

For more information, see the Chillrend article.

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Chrysamere

Chrysamere (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Heavy Slashing Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 23
Statistics
Damage 112.5 Damage Per Second (?)
Block Rating 101.25 Maximum Condition 410
Selling Price 0001623416,234Gold
Description
Behold Chrysamere, Sword of Heroes, the legendary blade wielded only by those it finds worthy...
Effects

Resist Fire +48 Fire resistance.
Magicka Damage Does 147 damage to Magicka.
Absorb Magicka Restores Magicka by damage done, up to 10 points.
Regenerate Health +2 Health regeneration per second.

Chrysamere (?)

For more information, see the Chrysamere article.

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Dawnbreaker

Dawnbreaker (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Versatile Slashing Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 38
Statistics
Damage 115.2 Damage Per Second (?)
Block Rating 100.8 Maximum Condition 346
Selling Price 0003580935,809Gold
Description
Born of the Daedric Prince Meridia and bathed in undying flames, the mighty sword Dawnbreaker inflicts fiery pain on all opponents... especially the undead.
Effects

Fire Damage Does 58 fire damage.
Fortify Burning Fire damage is 15 points more effective at setting On Fire.
Elemental Resistance Piercing Elemental damage ignores 5 points of target's resistance.
Extra Damage On Undead Does 20% more damage to Undead.

Dawnbreaker

Dawnbreaker (?)

For more information, see the Dawnbreaker article.

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Dragon's Blight

Dragon's Blight (Needs ID)
Type Heavy Cleaving Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 33
Statistics
Damage 150 Damage Per Second 278
Block Rating 129 Maximum Condition 496
Selling Price 0002725827,258Gold
Description
Legend has it that the Aedra themselves forged this devastating weapon at the end of the Merethic Era. The exact reason why has been lost to time...
Effects

Physical Armor Piercing Physical damage ignores 108 points of target's Armor Rating.
Extra Damage On Dragons Does 20% more damage to Dragons.

Dragon's Blight

Dragon's Blight (?)


For more information, see the Dragon's Blight article.

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Ebony Blade

Ebony Blade (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Heavy Slashing Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 33
Statistics
Damage 135 Damage Per Second (?)
Block Rating 121.5 Maximum Condition 454
Selling Price 0002725827,258Gold
Description
A powerful artifact, the Ebony Blade is said to have been presented by the Daedric Prince Mephala to her most loyal followers, with one directive - kill as many people as possible.
Effects

Absorb Health Restores Health by damage done, up to 5 points.
Spell Cooldown Penalty Prolongs target's spell cooldowns by 1 second.

Ebony Blade (?)

For more information, see the Ebony Blade article.

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Ebony Mail

Ebony Mail (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Cuirass Armor
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 28
Statistics
Armor Rating 214.2 Maximum Condition 453
Selling Price 0001600216,002Gold
Description
Said to be created by the Daedric Prince Boethia himself, the Ebony Mail continuously emits poisonous smoke during combat, affecting the wearer's opponents.
Effects

Fortify Poison Damage Increases poison damage by 9.
Physical Opportunist Increases physical damage by 18 against targets suffering a condition.
Continuous Poison Damage Does 10 poison damage per second.
Black Green Smoke Emits cloaking smoke during combat.

Ebony Mail (?)

For more information, see the Ebony Mail article.

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Fork of Horripilation

Fork of Horripilation (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Light Slashing Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 13
Statistics
Damage 63 Damage Per Second (?)
Block Rating 31.5 Maximum Condition 220
Selling Price 000092409,240Gold
Description
A cursed artifact created by the Daedric Prince Sheogorath, the Fork of Horripilation will inflict significant damage on enemies, but will prevent its wielder from regenerating magicka.
Effects

Fortify Combo Damage Increases combo damage by 19.
Self Stop Magicka Regeneration Prevents the wielder's Magicka regeneration.

Fork of Horripilation

Fork of Horripilation (?)

For more information, see the Fork of Horripilation article.

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Guardian's Claymore

Guardian's Claymore (Needs ID)
Type Heavy Slashing Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 13
Statistics
Damage 105 Damage Per Second (?)
Block Rating 210 Maximum Condition 585
Selling Price 000092409,240Gold
Description
The silver-and-gold sword known as the Guardian's Claymore was bestowed on the first leader of the Dawnguard back in the Second Era, and is renowned for its ability to block attacks.
Effects

Powerful Block Target stunned by a blocked attack takes 18 extra damage while stunned.
Physical Adrenaline Increases physical damage by 9 while Health is critical.
Physical Mercy +9 Resistance to physical damage while Health is critical.

Guardian's Claymore

Guardian's Claymore (?)


For more information, see the Guardian's Claymore article.

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Lord's Mail

Lord's Mail (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Cuirass Armor
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 50
Statistics
Armor Rating 279.72 Maximum Condition 497
Selling Price 0004778747,787Gold
Description
A unique suit of armor resistant to both spells and poison, the Lord's Mail was originally gifted to mortals by the goddess Kynareth herself.
Effects

Resist Poison +68 Poison resistance.
Resist Spells +17 Spell resistance.
Additional Regeneration +7 Health per second during combat.
Continuous Untyped Damage Target loses 7 Health per second.

Lord's Mail (?)

For more information, see the Lord's Mail article.

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Mace of Molag Bal

Mace of Molag Bal (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Versatile Bashing Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 18
Statistics
Damage 90 Damage Per Second (?)
Block Rating 78.75 Maximum Condition 446
Selling Price 0001270312,703Gold
Description
Also known as the Vampire's Mace, this formidable Daedric artifact drains its victims of their endurance and Magicka.
Effects

Stamina Damage Does 101 damage to Stamina.
Magicka Damage Does 101 damage to Magicka.

Mace of Molag Bal (?)

For more information, see the Mace of Molag Bal article.

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Mehrunes' Razor

Mehrunes' Razor (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Light Slashing Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 33
Statistics
Damage 85.5 Damage Per Second (?)
Block Rating 42.75 Maximum Condition 248
Selling Price 0002725827,258Gold
Description
Also known as "Kingslayer," the Ebony dagger called Mehrunes' Razor has a small chance of instantly killing its victim after a successful attack.
Effects

Instant Kill Has a small chance to instantly kill. Powerful targets and other players are immune.

Mehrunes' Razor is an artifact that can only be found in chests. It is light slashing weapon and thus is similar to a dagger. The Instant Kill effect has a 1% chance to trigger, but only affects certain creature groups[verification needed — which groups?].

For more information, see the Mehrunes' Razor article.

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Onyx Cleaver

Onyx Cleaver (Needs ID)
Type Heavy Cleaving Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 50
Statistics
Damage 187.5 Damage Per Second (?)
Block Rating 168.75 Maximum Condition 626
Selling Price 0006119561,195Gold
Description
Said to be made from petrified shadows, the Onyx Cleaver both inflicts damage and causes fatigue on any opponent unfortunate enough to get hit by it.
Effects

Fortify Blocked Damage Increases damage against blocking targets by 168.
Fortify Primary Effect Improves main enchantment by 15% (applied).
Ravage Stamina Reduces target's maximum Stamina by 51.
Reduce Stamina Regeneration Reduces target's Stamina regeneration by 1 per second for 5 seconds.

Onyx Cleaver (?)

For more information, see the Onyx Cleaver article.

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Onyx Saber

Onyx Saber (Needs ID)
Type Heavy Slashing Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 50
Statistics
Damage 187.5 Damage Per Second (?)
Block Rating 168.75 Maximum Condition 626
Selling Price 0006119561,195Gold
Description
The wickedly designed Onyx Saber deals considerable damage, and also weakens an opponent's ability to replenish their magicka.
Effects

Fortify Blocked Damage Increases damage against blocking targets by 168.
Fortify Primary Effect Improves main enchantment by 15% (applied).
Ravage Stamina Reduces target's maximum Stamina by 51.
Reduce Stamina Regeneration Reduces target's Stamina regeneration by 1 per second for 5 seconds.

Onyx Saber (?)


For more information, see the Onyx Saber article.

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Pandemonium

Pandemonium (Needs ID)
Type Shield
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 18
Statistics
Block Rating 210 Bash Damage 105
Maximum Condition 405
Selling Price 0001629916,299Gold
Description
The powerful shield called Pandemonium is said to have been forged in a chaotic elemental plane where fire, ice, and lightning continually clash.
Effects

Fire Damage Does 40 fire damage on a blocked attack or Shield Bash.
Frost Damage Does 34 frost damage to Health and Stamina on a blocked attack or Shield Bash.
Shock Damage Does 34 shock damage to Health and Magicka on a blocked attack or Shield Bash.

Pandemonium (?)


For more information, see the Pandemonium article.

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Rimelink

Rimelink (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Versatile Slashing Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 28
Statistics
Damage 102 Damage Per Second (?)
Block Rating 89.25 Maximum Condition 340
Selling Price 0001781017,810Gold
Description
Those who wield Rimelink know they hold the power of frost itself in their hands, and laugh at attacks of ice or cold.
Effects

Fortify Frost Damage Increases frost damage by 7.
Elemental Adrenaline Increases elemental damage by 7 while Health is critical.
Continuous Frost Damage Does 8 frost damage per second to Health and Stamina.

Rimelink

Rimelink (?)


For more information, see the Rimelink article.

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Ring of Namira

Ring of Namira (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Ring Jewelry
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 13
Statistics
Selling Price 000099699,969Gold
Description
The dark hunger of Namira lives within her ring, feeding off of its wearer's victims and granting some of their health as a boon.
Effects

Fortify Stamina +75 Maximum Stamina.
Timed Enchantments On Humanoid Killed Increases maximum Health and Health regeneration for 5 minutes after a human, mer, beastfolk, or Dremora is killed.

Ring of Namira

Ring of Namira (?)

For more information, see the Ring of Namira article.

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Rueful Axe

Rueful Axe (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Heavy Cleaving Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 18
Statistics
Damage 112.5 Damage Per Second (?)
Block Rating 101.25 Maximum Condition 446
Selling Price 0001270312,703Gold
Description
Who knows what terrible pact was sealed when Clavicus Vile, the Prince of Bargains, created the Rueful Axe, a weapon that steals strength as it cuts and tears.
Effects

Stamina Damage Does 128 damage to Stamina.
Ravage Health Reduces target's maximum Health by 22.
Extra Damage On Animals & Were-Creatures Does 20% more damage to Skeevers, Wolves, and Bears.

Rueful Axe (?)

For more information, see the Rueful Axe article.

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Savior's Hide

Savior's Hide (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Cuirass Armor
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 6
Statistics
Armor Rating 132.3 Maximum Condition 473
Selling Price 000062876,287Gold
Description
Hircine himself is said to have sewn the armor known as the Savior's Hide from the body of a werewolf.
Effects

Resist Poison +24 Poison resistance.
Resist Spells +6 Spell resistance.
Shorten Elemental Statuses Shortens elemental conditions by 15%.
Fortify Health Regeneration At Critical Health +5 Health regeneration per second while Health is critical.[verification needed — still true?]
Regenerate Stamina Regenerate Stamina (Magnitude: 7)

Savior's Hide (?)

For more information, see the Savior's Hide article.

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Spellbane

Spellbane (Needs ID)
Type Versatile Cleaving Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 23
Statistics
Damage 96 Damage Per Second (?)
Block Rating 84 Maximum Condition 338
Selling Price 0001623416,234Gold
Description
And so, they named it "Spellbane," for its wielder was protected from magic and lightning sparked from its edge.
Effects

Shock Damage Does 33 shock damage to Health and Magicka.
Fortify Enervated Shock damage is 10 points more effective at Draining.
Physical Opportunist Increases physical damage by 15 against targets suffering a condition.
Resist Spells +9 Spell resistance.

Spellbane (?)


For more information, see the Spellbane article.

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Spellbreaker

Spellbreaker (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Shield
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 38
Statistics
Block Rating 288 Bash Damage 144
Maximum Condition 462
Selling Price 0002590125,901Gold
Description
Beware, petty mages, for the Daedric Prince Peryite has sent Spellbreaker into Tamriel once more, and Magicka shall shrivel in its wake.
Effects

Ward Spell On Block Creates a Rank 5 Ward while blocking, but the wielder is stunned when the Ward breaks.

Spellbreaker (?)

For more information, see the Spellbreaker article.

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Stendarr's Hammer

Stendarr's Hammer (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Heavy Bashing Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 44
Statistics
Damage 165 Damage Per Second (?)
Block Rating 148.5 Maximum Condition 537
Selling Price 0005020750,207Gold
Description
Stendarr's Hammer, a massive weapon of ebony and sapphire, is said by some to have belonged to the Aedric God of Justice himself.
Effects

Stamina Damage Does 295 damage to Stamina.
Fortify Primary Effect Improves main enchantment by 15% (applied).
Extra Damage On Criminals Does 20% more damage to Bandits, Necromancers, and Goblins.

Stendarr's Hammer

Stendarr's Hammer (?)

For more information, see the Stendarr's Hammer article.

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Volendrung

Volendrung (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Heavy Bashing Weapon
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 28
Statistics
Damage 127.5 Damage Per Second (?)
Block Rating 114.75 Maximum Condition 453
Selling Price 0001781017,810Gold
Description
Long ago, the Chieftain of a Dwemer clan threw the mighty Volendrung across Tamriel, promising to settle wherever it landed - in a land now known, unsurprisingly, as Hammerfell.
Effects

Stamina Damage Does 165 damage to Stamina.
Absorb Stamina Restores Stamina by damage done, up to 12 points.

Volendrung (?)

For more information, see the Volendrung article.

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Warlock's Ring

Warlock's Ring (Needs ID)
(lore page)
Type Ring Jewelry
Quality

Legendary Artifact

Requires Level Player Level 44
Statistics
Selling Price 0003942039,420Gold
Description
Carrying a powerful enchantment, the Warlock's Ring increases the wearer's movement speed and reflects harmful spells back at the original caster.
Effects

Haste Increases attack speed by 19%.
Fire Revenge Vs Spell Retaliates with up to 29 points of any one-hit fire damage suffered from spells.
Frost Revenge Vs Spell Retaliates with up to 24 points of any one-hit frost damage suffered from spells.
Shock Revenge Vs Spell Retaliates with up to 24 points of any one-hit shock damage suffered from spells.
Poison Revenge Vs Spell Retaliates with up to 29 points of any one-hit poison damage suffered from spells.

Warlock's Ring

Warlock's Ring (?)

For more information, see the Warlock's Ring article.

Notes

  • Umbra has been datamined but is not available.
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