The following is a summary of the crafting and housing related changes included in this #ESOTU patch for the PC and Mac.
NOTE: Currently, on the Public Test Server (PTS). Information here is from the patch notes published on their forums.
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3 new crafted sets: Assassin’s Guile, Daedric Trickery, Shacklebreaker
4 new motifs: Ashlander, Buoyant Armiger, Morag Tong, Militant Ordinator
3 new homes: penthouse, harbour house, and lake house
2 new furnishing style plans: Daedric, Dwemer
New sources of plans: pickpocketing, safe boxes looting, quests, harvesting, and tombs
6 new dyes
Rolis Hlaalu, the Master Mediator, has expanded his inventory
Includes a Centurion target for testing trial damage
Each hireling skill now has roughly 100 more unique messages
ESO Plus members will now automatically receive twice the banking inventory slots.
Added two more character slots up for sale in the Crown Store
Sealed Writs now display their target item and Writ Voucher reward at all times, even when inside of a container.
Sealed Writs no longer automatically offer you their quest the moment you first acquire them. You can still use the Sealed Writ at any time to start the quest.
All cost poisons have been reduced in effectiveness.
Sherman’s Gaming has posted a good video on harvesting various crafting materials for all professions in ESO. The focus of the video is on the starter regions which make ideal harvest zones: easy to get to by new players, smaller zone area, and abundant variety of crafting items.
One thing I appreciated was that he provided a review of the items harvested to give an example of the types of harvest yields the view can expect to get. He mentions a few other areas but unfortunately often references zones and not specific named locations. Duration: < 20 minutes.
Patch 2.7.5 created a new NPC merchant called War Research and reinstate the Enchantment Rune purchases for Alliance Points. Previously, the Akaviri Motifs and style items were sold by the siege masters vendors.
War Researcher vendor in the base camps of Cyrodiil. War Researchers sell Akaviri Motif chapters, and the Style Items for Akaviri and Alliance styles.
Researcher Items and Prices
Ancient Scale 5,000AP
Crafting Motif 18: Akaviri Axes 250,000AP
Crafting Motif 18: Akaviri Belts 100,000AP
Crafting Motif 18: Akaviri Boots 100,000AP
Crafting Motif 18: Akaviri Bows 250,000AP
Crafting Motif 18: Akaviri Chests 500,000AP
Crafting Motif 18: Akaviri Daggers 100,000AP
Crafting Motif 18: Akaviri Gloves 250,000AP
Crafting Motif 18: Akaviri Helms 500,000AP
Crafting Motif 18: Akaviri Legs 250,000AP
Crafting Motif 18: Akaviri Maces 250,000AP
Crafting Motif 18: Akaviri Shields 500,000AP
Crafting Motif 18: Akaviri Shoulders 250,000AP
Crafting Motif 18: Akaviri Staves 500,000AP
Crafting Motif 18: Akaviri Swords 500,000AP
One of the following depending on your character’s faction