Skyrim:Volsung (item)

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Artifact: Volsung (00061cab)
(lore page)
Type Light Helmet
Editor ID ArmorDragonPriestMaskCorondrumHelmet
Rating Rating 21
Rating Rating 21 {{{health}}}
Weight Weight 5 Value Value 4611
Tempering Corundum Ingot
Tempering Corundum Ingot Perk Daedric Smithing
Prices are 20% better, Carry 20 points more, and can breathe underwater:

Volsung is a corundum dragon priest mask obtained by killing the eponymous Volsung at the end of the Nordic ruin, Volskygge. The artifact's enchantment allows you to breathe underwater, carry an additional twenty units of weight, and increases your bartering abilities by twenty points. It can be tempered with corundum ingots.

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  • Placing Volsung on its pedestal at Bromjunaar Sanctuary will remove any bonuses it gained from tempering.
  • Although the mask is made out of corundum, the editor ID for this mask is ArmorDragonPriestMaskCorondrumHelmet.
  • All Dragon Priest Masks are considered to be circlets in terms of equipment slots, meaning they can be worn simultaneously with some bugged items, as detailed under circlets.
  • Vol means "Horror" in the dragon tongue.
  • Volsung is the most valuable of all the dragon priest masks, with a value of 4,611.
  • Shadowfoot SanctumCC, Tundra Homestead's cellarCC and Myrwatch's galleryCC contain a special holder for this item.