The Iron Orcs are an isolated Orcish civilization native to the Dragontail Mountains of Craglorn. They are known for their stone worship and their savage brutality, and are based in the Nordic ruins of the Valley of Scars. They tame welwas and trolls as war beasts, and primarily use iron arms and armor. They are culturally separate from other Orcs, and possess their own language.
- Chiselshriek Mine — A mine in northeastern Craglorn.
- Exarch's Stronghold — A Nordic ruin in Upper Craglorn containing Iron Orcs.
- Ilthag's Undertower — A fort in Upper Craglorn containing Iron Orcs.
- Inazzur's Hold — An Iron Orc stronghold in eastern Craglorn.
- Iron Orc Nirncrux Mine — Five mines in Upper Craglorn.
- Skyreach Hold — A ruined Nedic city located in Upper Craglorn, south of Sanctum Ophidia.
- Thunder Falls Camp — An Iron Orc campsite located on the northern border of Lower Craglorn.
- Valley of Scars — A sprawling camp on the eastern side of Upper Craglorn.
- Iron and Scales: Avenge the Iron Orcs by striking back at the Scaled Court's minion.
- The Serpent's Fang: Help Little Leaf stop the Iron Orcs from building an army.
- Taken Alive: Find Scattered-Leaves' missing guards in the Valley of Scars.
- The Time-Lost Warrior: Return Titus Valerius to his own time.
- Agganor's Journal by Shaman Agganor
- An Amazing Opportunity by Dobinskal One-Finger
- Covenant Intelligence Report 2,502 — A Daggerfall Covenant agent's report regarding the Iron Orcs of Craglorn
- The Flourishing of Elinhir by Garold Farfly — The history of Elinhir and the establishment of the Blackcaster Mages Guild
- Lanista's Journal by Lanista — A wagon driver's journal recording her encounter with Iron Orcs
- Letter to Ariana by Regol Hodd, Bounty Hunter
- Letter to Armorer Uthik by Braadoth, Ophidian Exarch of Undulating Destruction
- Letter to Isrudde by Elanwen
- Letter to Runescriber Kulth by Braadoth, Ophidian Exarch of Undulating Destruction
- Life In the Scaled Court by Valinka Stoneheaver — A Report Prepared for the Star-Gazers
- Nirncrux: A Study by Mendan Flot, Regent of Roiling Concoctions — A treatise on a primordial element discovered in Craglorn
- Orcs of Tamriel, Volume 3 by Grassius Vilco — A treatise on the Iron Orcs of Craglorn
- To Zelguma the Strong by The Exalted Viper — Orders to continue fighting in western Craglorn
- Tracking the Butcher by Regol Hodd
- Vosh and Rakh: A History by Ilthag Ironblood — On the raising of welwas
There are multiple achievements relating to locations Iron Orcs can be found in.
|Chiselshriek Mine Explorer||10||Explore and clear the Chiselshriek Mine.|
|Exarch's Stronghold Explorer||10||Explore and clear Exarch's Stronghold.|
|Ilthag's Undertower Explorer||10||Explore and clear Ilthag's Undertower.|
|Lower Craglorn Pathfinder||5||Discover all of the striking locales in Lower Craglorn.|
|Nirncrux Inspector||15||Discover and complete all five Iron Orc Nirncrux Mines in Craglorn.|