ESO Midyear Mayhem PVP Event (2021)

Picture of Golden Vendor

The official announcement has been posted. Yes, Midyear Mayhem is back for a second time this year. Here is a summarized mobile-friendly version of what you need to know.


  • Thursday, January 28 at 10:00AM EST, and the fight will continue until Tuesday, February 9 at 10:00AM EST


  • Pelinal’s Midyear Boon Boxes
    • Transmute Crystals
    • Alchemy reagents
    • PvP consumables such as repair kits, forward camps, and siege weapons
    • Motif pages for the Alliance and Akaviri styles
    • Style items for your Alliance
    • Akaviri style items
    • Coldharbour siege weapons
    • Prismatic Runestones
    • Books of Pelinal housing items
    • NEW fragments for a runebox containing the Alliance Breton Terrier pet
  • Double Alliance Points and Experience Points (from Player Kills in PvP activities) – Scroll Required.
    • Navigate to the in-game Crown Store and acquire the FREE “Details on the Midyear Mayhem” quest from the Quest Starters category.
    • Travel to your faction’s main gate in Cyrodiil from the Alliance War menu.
    • Locate the NPC called “Predicant Maera” and acquire the quest titled “Midyear Mayhem.”
    • Complete the quest to receive your Scroll of Pelinal’s Ferocity and a Pelinal’s Midyear Boon Box.
      • If you completed the quest previously, you won’t need to do it again.
  • Harvesting nodes within both Cyrodiil and the Imperial City drop double their regular resources
  • Ebonsteel Armor Outfit Style Pages NEW
    • Become a true knight of Tamriel with these new tradeable Outfit Style pages, dropped by bosses in the Imperial City, including those found in the city itself and the sewers.
  • Second Legion Outfit Style Pages
    • Dropped by bosses within the Imperial City, including those found in the city itself and the sewers
  • Standard-Bearer Emotes
    • This new emote is earned by collecting 10 Standard-Bearer’s Emblems, found within the first Pelinal’s Midyear Boon Box you open each day per account.
    • Once you have 10, you can combine them with a Standard-Bearer’s License (on sale for 50,000 AP) from Predicant Maera to create a Runebox with the emote for that character’s Alliance.
  • Midyear Victor’s Laurel Wreath
    • Completing the following Mayhem achievements
      • Mayhem Connoisseur: Receive the blessing of the Whitestrake at one of the Alliance Gates during the Midyear Mayhem.
      • Echo of Pelinal’s Fury: Read a Scroll of Pelinal’s Ferocity during the Midyear Mayhem.
      • Hand of the Whitestrake: Acquire your 25th Pelinal’s Midyear Boon Box.
      • Wrath of the Whitestrake: Defeat 50 opponents during the Midyear Mayhem.
      • Pelinavant the Scourge: Win a Battleground match during the Midyear Mayhem.
      • Pelinaline the Bloody: Capture a Keep in Cyrodiil during the Midyear Mayhem.
      • Pelinerrif Insurgent: Capture an Imperial District during the Midyear Mayhem.
Earn tickets to obtain all three base fragments for Unstable Morpholith
This year’s collectible will morph into a skin (shown above), Personality, Mount, and a HOUSE…


To earn up to three Event Tickets per day by completing two different PvP activities:

  • Two tickets for completing any Cyrodiil or Battlegrounds daily quest
  • One ticket for completing any Imperial City district daily quests

You can acquire 36 Event Tickets during this event.

Tip: You can obtain a free Pelinal Box on each character by completing the short introduction quest in the safety of one of your Alliance Home Bases if you haven’t completed it in previous years. If you are not sure, just visit any of the Battleground Camps around Tamriel to see if a Mayhem quest is offered.

Impresario Offerings

  • Unstable Morpholith base fragments
    • Including the Deadlands Flint, Rune-Etched Striker, and Smoldering Bloodgrass Tinder
  • The first Unstable Morpholith upgrade fragment
    • The Rune-Scribed Daedra Hide
  • Ebonsteel Armor Outfit Style pages (can’t be traded)
  • Second Legion Outfit Style pages (can’t be traded)
  • Breton Terrier pet
  • Midyear Grab Bags
    • Containing a collectible you don’t currently have from previous Midyear Mayhem events
  • Group Repair Kits

Once you have all three base fragments, you’ll be able to summon your Unstable Morpholith pet from your Collections UI. During the event, you can also collect the first upgrade fragment to eventually upgrade your Morpholith into the Deadlands Scorcher skin!

Who is the Impresario?

Adhazabi Aba-daro (also known as “The Golden”)

  • Legendary Alliance War necklaces during the first weekend
  • Legendary Alliance War rings during the second weekend

More about “The Golden”


EN (US): 
EN (GB): 

July 2020 – Official announcement
January 2020 –Official announcement