ESOTU Poison-Making For The Savvy Assassin

A common expression heard in taverns is “Pick your poison…”. With this guide, a savvy assassin will be able to pick the right poison for the job or to satiate the saltier clients with a need for increased suffering of the victim.

Summary

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This tome reveals the mysteries of alchemy in the context of poison-making.  Here’s a summary of the highlights:

  • Poisons can be made in batches of up to 16
  • When slotted, poisons suppress weapon enchantments.
  • Poisons have a 10 second cooldown
  • The rank or level of the poison determines the duration if there is an overtime effect, otherwise, the effect is increased.
  • Some potions offer benefits to the user in addition to negative effects to the victim.
  • Stun effects have shorter durations. Some poison provide benefits to the user.

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ESO Uncommon and Rare Fish Guide for Master Angler Wannabes

There’s an old fishing expression, “it’s not the length of the worm that matters but how you wiggle it that matters”.  The list of fish needed for each region is well known (see journal, achievements, trophies, fishing) but not the water type of each. Fortunately, that’s where this tome fills the gap.

Summary

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There are over 30 different fishing achievements up for grab in Tamriel.  One for every region. One for every faction. One for getting them all. Aside from a sense of great accomplishment, the fisher is bestowed the title of Master Angler and unlocks several new colours for dyeing equipment.  The uncommon fish (green) have a vendor price of 36g and the rare fish (blue) a price of 110g.

This document lists all of the rare fish in each region and which body of water they can be found. In some regions without a certain water type, the rare fish are divided by the remaining water types.

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ESO Crafted Sets

Crafters work in the tradehall
Crafted sets are a good way to provide a boost to your combat prowess while waiting to find or buy best-in-class gear.

A true mastercrafter is not content with just making common equipment. To bestow special bonuses to their crafted items, they must locate special crafting stations to unlock their special gifts.

This reference guide identifies the location of all the known special crafting stations at the time of publishing. It is intended to help crafters and players locate sets by using the browser search function to find sets with a particular attribute (for example, max health) , the traits needed, and the location of the crafting set location(s).

There is a companion tome with maps to the locations of the crafted set stations.

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ESO Alchemy Trait Research Curriculum

Introduction

Alchemy plant
Unlock the power of plants and mushrooms.

A knowledge of all the reagent traits will enable the crafter to quickly craft potions and poisons using the base UI and increase the chance of obtaining sealed alchemy writs.

Tradeskill mastery (which determines your odds of receiving a master writ from a top tier writ reward box) is meant to imply a long-term dedication to the craft. This varies from tradeskill to tradeskill…And with Alchemy, we look at how many reagents from which you’ve completely learned all effects. — ZOS

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ESO Motifs

Crafters work in the tradehall

As more motifs are being discovered in Tamriel, it becomes harder to remember where to find all this motif lore. This guide attempts to make it easier for the new or frugal crafter to locate motif chapters without being at the mercy of motif availability on guild traders.

Motif lore can be often found home and business containers (Nightstand, Desk, Wardrobe, Dresser, Cabinet, Cupboard, Trunk / Chests, Backpacks, and Urn / Vases).   Furthermore, the location of these containers often determines the types of motifs that can be found.  Unfortunately, many of these containers in towns will require some caution as they are considered property of the locals and if your theft is witnessed, you will negatively affect your status with the guards.

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