29 Jul

ESO Provisioning Writs

During my journeys throughout Tamriel, I have often heard young apprentice provisioners grumble to their masters about needing more information relating to their daily writs. This brief compendium identifies the list of provisioning writs and the approximately level they are offered.

Summary

Cooks prepare food.

Writs do not only provide inspiration to level provisioning but also the chance to earn recipes and ingredients.

One of the many things an inhabitant of Tamriel can do is to become a certified Provisioner located in their starting area.

Certification in their crafting profession is not required to reach maximum level. However, writs offer a chance to earn new recipes (including purple recipes) and rare provisioning materials.  After level 10, crafters can be certified without have to do the introductory quest.

The recipes given to a player doing the daily writs depend on a number of factors. These include Crafting Level, Skill Points assigned in the Provisioning Skill Line, and if certain regions of the game have been unlocked.

Most crafting masters and scholars agree, the consumable writs offered the best rewards.  Fortunately, Masters only require the finished crafted products and do not care where they come from.  An efficient adventure who wants to benefit from writ rewards can buy the crafted items or only need to learn the necessary recipes once.

Knowing which recipes are used for writs provides the crafter and adventurer alike a greater sense of their value and rarity.

Note: Currently, updating content for 2.6.x and applying more consistency with my other writ documents.

Contents

  1. Certification
  2. What are the Writ Recipes?
  3. Where do I find Writ Recipes?
  4. Aldmeri Dominion
  5. Daggerfall Covenant
  6. Ebonheart Pact
  7. All Factions
  8. Writ Recipes in Alphabetical Order
  9. Chefs and Brewers in Writ Turn-in Towns

Certification

Within your starting town (Davon’s Watch, Auridon, and Daggerfall), there will be a master consumables crafting master (Danel Telleno) in the Mages’ Guild that will offer you the quest to become certified in Alchemy.  Certification unlocks the daily writs posted on the nearby writ board.  For more information, see Crafting Dailies.

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What are the Writ Recipes?

Provisioners plying their trade

Doing the daily provisioning quests is not a half-baked idea.

The daily writ quests offered by the consumables notice boards in your faction regions and common regions (Coldharbour, Craglorn, etc.), will depend on your the regions you have unlocked and the number of skill points invested in the provisioning line passives. For each “writ level”, there are six writ recipes: 3 Food, 3 Drinks.  Each day the notice board will offer one of three groups of recipes for the crafters writ level. The pairing of the recipes do not appear to change.

The writs reset at the same time as the other daily quests (pledges, trials, and other repeatable quests) at 2300h PT/0200h ET.

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Where to find Writ Recipes?

For those starting the craft of provisioning, a few of the starter writ recipes will be given to you during crafting certification. The recipes can be purchased from any chef (food) or brewer (drinks) vendor.  However, they can often found around Tamriel in container’s that would most likely have recipes stored in them (Desks, Cabinets, Drawers, Backpacks, Urn, Trunk, Chest, etc.) and some humanoid mobs.

Tip: The vendors will sell recipes based on your current recipe improvement level and the one before it. Exception: The last writ group recipes can only be found in the world, rewarded as writ rewards, or from other players. Also, you will only be offered recipes for your allegiance if the recipe is level 35 and lower.

The starting recipes, for example, can be found in the following regions

  • Auridon, Khenarthi’s Roost
  • Bleakrock, Bay Foyen, Stonefalls
  • Betnikh, Stros M’Kai

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Writ Level 1

(Recipe Improvement Proficiency 1)

Pair Food Drink
Group A  Roast Pig: White Meat (formerly Chicken Breast: Poultry)   Mazte: Rice
Group B  Banana Surprise: Bananas  Four-Eye Grog: Wheat, Seaweed
Group C  Baked Potato: Potato  Red Rye Beer: Rye

Rewards:

  • Provisioner’s Pack I (2 Provisioning Ingredients x 5, 2 Provisioning Ingredients x 10 , 1 Green Recipe or rare chance of blue or purple recipe)
  • 1,000 Inspiration Points

Turn-in Locations

Writ Level 2

(Recipe Improvement Proficiency 2)

Pair Food Drink
 Group A  Whiterun Cheese-Baked Trout: Fish, Cheese  Mermaid Whiskey: Barley, Seaweed
 Group B  Garlic Pumpkin Seeds: Pumpkin, Garlic  Treacleberry Tea: Comberry, Metheglin
 Group C   Nibenese Garlic Carrots: Carrots, Garlic  Barley Nectar: Barley, Honey

Rewards:

  • Provisioner’s Pack II (2 Provisioning Ingredients x 5, 2 Provisioning Ingredients x 10 , 1 Green Recipe or rare chance of blue or purple recipe, rare chance Frost Mirriam x 4, and rare chance Bervez Juice x 2)
  • 1,000 Inspiration Points

Turn-in Locations

Writ Level 3

(Recipe Improvement Proficiency 3)

Pair Food Drink
 Group A  Elinhir Roast Antelope: Game, Millet  Sorry, Honey Lager: Wheat, Honey
 Group B  Cyrodilic Pumpkin Fritters: Pumpkin, Millet  Spiceberry Chai: Comberry, Ginger
 Group C  Chorrol Corn on the Cob: Corn, Seasoning  Spiced Mazte: Rice, Ginger

Rewards:

  • Provisioner’s Pack III (2 Provisioning Ingredients x 5, 1 Provisioning Ingredients x 10 , 1 Green Recipe or rare chance of blue or purple recipe)
  • 1,000 Inspiration Points

Turn-in Locations

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Daggerfall Covenant (<40)

Writ Level 1

(Recipe Improvement Proficiency 1)

Pair Food Drink
 Group A  Baked Apples: Apples  Lemon Flower Mazte: Rice, Lemon
 Group B  Carrot Soup: Carrot  Golden Lager: Wheat
 Group C  Fishy Sticks: Fish  Surilie Syrah Wine: Surilie Grapes

Rewards:

  • Provisioner’s Pack I (2 Provisioning Ingredients x 5, 2 Provisioning Ingredients x 10 , 1 Green Recipe or rare chance of blue or purple recipe)
  • xxxxxx Inspiration Points

Turn-in Locations

Writ Level 2

(Recipe Improvement Proficiency 2)

Pair Food Drink
 Group A  Pellitine Tomato Rice: Tomato, Saltrice  Seaflower Tea: Lotus, Seaweed
 Group B  Alik’r Beets with Goat Cheese: Beets, Cheese  Gossamer Mazte: Rice, Isinglass
 Group C  Breton Pork Sausage: White Meat, Seasoning  Ginger Wheat Beer: Wheat, Ginger

Rewards:

  • Provisioner’s Pack II (2 Provisioning Ingredients x 5, 2 Provisioning Ingredient x 10 , 1 Green Recipe or rare chance of blue or purple recipe)
  • xxxxxx Inspiration Points

Turn-in Locations

Writ Level 3

(Recipe Improvement Proficiency 3)

Pair Food Drink
Group A   Cinnamon Grape Jelly: Jazbay Grapes, Seasoning   Torval Mint Tea: Mint, Honey
Group B   Garlic Mashed Potatoes: Potato, Garlic  Mulled Wine: Surilie Grapes, Metheglin
Group C Senchal Curry Fish And Rice: Fish, Saltrice  Nereid Wine: Surilie Grapes, Seaweed

Rewards:

  • Provisioner’s Pack III (2 Provisioning Ingredients x 5, 2 Provisioning Ingredients x 10 , 1 Green Recipe or rare chance of blue or purple recipe, rare chance of Frost Mirriam x 4, rare chance of Bervez Juice x 3)
  • 1,000 Inspiration Points

Turn-in Locations

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Ebonheart Pact (<40)

Writ Level 1

(Recipe Improvement Proficiency 1)

Pair Food Drink
 Group A  Grape Preserves: Jazbay Grapes  Clarified Syrah Wine: Surilie Grapes, Isinglass
 Group B  Roast Corn: Corn  Nut Brown Ale: Barley
 Group C  Chicken Breast: Poultry  Bog Iron Ale: Yeast

Rewards:

  • Provisioner’s Pack I (2 Provisioning Ingredients x 5, 2 Provisioning Ingredients x 10 , 1 Green Recipe or rare chance of blue or purple recipe)
  • xxxxxx Inspiration Points

Turn-in Locations

Writ Level 2

(Recipe Improvement Proficiency 2)

Pair Food Drink
Group A  Redoran Peppered Melon: Melon, Seasoning  Bitterlemon Tea: Bittergreen, Lemon
Group B  Battaglir Chowder: Greens, Millet  Eltheric Hooch: Rye, Seaweed
Group C  Venison Pasty: Game, Flour  Honey Rye: Rye, Honey

Rewards:

  • Provisioner’s Pack II (2 Provisioning Ingredients x 5, 2 Provisioning Ingredients x 10 , 1 Green Recipe or rare chance of blue or purple recipe)
  • xxxxxx Inspiration Points

Turn-in Locations

Writ Level 3

(Recipe Improvement Proficiency 3)

Pair Food Drink
Group A  Stormhold Baked Bananas: Bananas, Cheese  Maormer Tea: Rose, Seaweed
Group B  Jerall View Inn Carrot Cake: Carrots, Flour  Sour Mash: Barley, Lemon
Group C  Hare In Garlic Sauce: Small Game, Garlic  Rye-in-Your-Eye: Rye, Metheglin

Turn-in Locations

Rewards:

  • Provisioner’s Pack III (2 Provisioning Ingredients x 5, 2 Provisioning Ingredients x 10 , 1 Green Recipe or rare chance of blue or purple recipe)
  • xxxxxx Inspiration Points

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All Factions (40+)

Writ Level 4

(Recipe Improvement Proficiency 4)

Pair Food Drink
Group A  Mammoth Snout Pie: Red Meat, Flour  Two-Zephyr Tea: Rose, Lemon
Group B  Skyrim Jazbay Crostata: Jazbay Grapes, Saltrice  Blue Road Marathon: Guarana, Isinglass
Group C  Cyrodilic Cornbread: Corn, Flour  Gods-Blind-Me: Yeast, Isinglass

Rewards:

  • Provisioner’s Pack IV (2 Provisioning Ingredients x 5, 2 Provisioning Ingredients x 10 , 1 Green Recipe or rare chance of blue or purple recipe)
  • 6,000 Inspiration Points

Turn-in Locations

Writ Level 5

(Recipe Improvement Proficiency 5)

Once the crafter has obtained the required proficiencies and unlocked the higher level regions (Coldharbour — Main Quest Line and Craglorn — Veteran Rank 1) will be challenged with more difficult recipes and deliveries.

Pair Food Drink
Group A  Orcrest Garlic Apple Jelly: Apples, Garlic  Grandpa’s Bedtime Tonic: Guarana, Ginger
Group B  West Weald Corn Chowder: Corn, Millet  Comely Wench Whisky: Rye, Ginger
Group C  Millet-Stuffed Pork Loin: White Meat, Millet  Aetherial Tea: Jasmine, Metheglin

Rewards:

  • Provisioner’s Pack V (2 Provisioning Ingredients x 5, 2 Provisioning Ingredients x 10 , 1 Green Recipe or rare chance of blue or purple recipe, rare chance of Frost Mirriam x 3, rare chance of Bervez Juice x 3)
  • 8,000 Inspiration Points

Turn-in Locations

Writ Level 6

(Recipe Improvement Proficiency 6)

Pair Food Drink
Group A Fresh Apples & Eidar Cheese: Apples, Cheese Khenarthi’s Wings Chai: Jasmine, Honey
Group B Pickled Carrot Slurry: Carrot, Saltrice Arenthian Brandy: Surilie Grapes, Lemon
Group C Argonian Saddle Cured Rabbit: Small Game, Saltrice Sipping Imga Tonic: Ginkgo, Lemon
Note: 
Max level crafters are noticing that every day the RNG randomly assigns either the CP 50 writ or the CP 150 writ, and once that is decided, you receive whichever writ for that level is due up in the rotation for that day. Also, it seems that the the rotations are linked to each other on a daily basis. I have not been able to discern a pattern outside of this and it does appear whether you get a CP 50 or CP 150 writ is completely random.
Day 1: CP 50 - Pickled Carrot Slurry\Arenthian Brandy or CP 150 - Hearty Garlic Corn Chowder\Markath Mead
Day 2: CP 50 - Argonian Saddle-Cured Rabbit\Sipping Imga Tonic or CP 150 - Lilmoth Garlic Hagfish\Hagraven’s Tonic
Day 3: CP 50 - Fresh Apples and Eidar Cheese\Khenarthi’s Wings Chai or CP 150 - Firsthold Fruit and Cheese Plate\Muthsera’s Remorse

Rewards:

  • Provisioner’s Pack VI (2 Provisioning Ingredients x 5, 2 Provisioning Ingredients x 10 , 1 Green Recipe or rare chance of blue or purple recipe)
  • xxxxxx Inspiration Points

Turn-in Locations

Writ Level 7

(Recipe Improvement Proficiency 6)

Pair Food Drink
Group A Lilmoth Garlic Hagfish:  Fish, Garlic Hagraven’s Tonic:  Ginkgo, Ginger
Group B Hearty Garlic Corn Chowder: Garlic, Corn Markarth Mead:  Barley, Metheglin
Group C Firsthold Fruit and Cheese Plate:  Jazbay Grapes, Cheese Muthsera’s Remorse: Bittergreen, Metheglin

Rewards:

  • Provisioner’s PackVII (2 Provisioning Ingredients x 5, 2 Provisioning Ingredients x 10 , 1 Green Recipe or rare chance of blue or purple recipe)
  • xxxxxx Inspiration Points

Turn-in Locations

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Writ Recipes in Alphabetical Order

  • Aetherial Tea (1350g)
  • Alik’r Beets with Goat Cheese (540g)
  • Arenthian Brandy (1350g)
  • Argonian Saddle-Cured Rabbit (1350g)
  • Baked Apples (270g)
  • Baked Potato
  • Banana Surprise
  • Barley Nectar
  • Battaglir Chowder  (540g)
  • Bitterlemon Tea
  • Blue Road Marathon (1080g)
  • Bog-Iron Ale
  • Breton Pork Sausage (540g)
  • Carrot Soup  (270g)
  • Chicken Breast
  • Chorrol Corn on the Cob
  • Cinnamon Grape Jelly (810g)
  • Clarified Syrah Wine
  • Comely Wench Whisky  (1350g)
  • Cyrodiilic Cornbread (1080g)
  • Cyrodilic Pumpkin Fritters
  • Elinhir Roast Antelope
  • Eltheric Hooch
  • Firsthold Fruit and Cheese Plate (1350g)
  • Fishy Stick (270g)
  • Four-Eye Grog
  • Fresh Apples and Eidar Cheese
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes (810g)
  • Garlic Pumpkin Seeds
  • Ginger Wheat Beer (540g)
  • Gods-Blind-Me (1080g)
  • Golden Lager (270g)
  • Gossamer Mazte (540g)
  • Grandpa’s Bedtime Tonic (1350g)
  • Grape Preserves
  • Hagraven’s Tonic
  • Hare in Garlic Sauce (810g)
  • Hearty Garlic Corn Chowder
  • Honey Rye
  • Jerall View Inn Carrot Cake  (810g)
  • Khenarthi’s Wings Chai  (1350g)
  • Lemon Flower Mazte (270g)
  • Lilmoth Garlic Hagfish
  • Mammoth Snout Pie (1080g)
  • Maormer Tea
  • Markarth Mead
  • Mazte
  • Mermaid Whiskey
  • Millet-Stuffed Pork Loin (1350g)
  • Mulled Wine (810g)
  • Muthsera’s Remorse
  • Nereid Wine (810g)
  • Nibenese Garlic Carrots
  • Nut Brown Ale
  • Orcrest Garlic Apple Jelly (1350g)
  • Pellitine Tomato Rice (540g)
  • Pickled Carrot Slurry (1350g)
  • Red Rye Beer
  • Redoran Peppered Melon (540g)
  • Roast Corn
  • Roast Pig
  • Rye-in-Your-Eye
  • Seaflower Tea (540g)
  • Senchal Curry Fish and Rice (810g)
  • Sipping Imga Tonic (1350g)
  • Skyrim Jazbay Crostata (1080g)
  • Sorry, Honey Lager
  • Sour Mash
  • Spiceberry Chai
  • Spiced Mazte
  • Stormhold Baked Bananas (810g)
  • Surilie Syrah Wine (270g)
  • Torval Mint Tea (810g)
  • Treacleberry Tea
  • Two-Zephyr Tea (1080g)
  • Venison Pasty (540g)
  • West Weald Corn Chowder (1350g)
  • Whiterun Cheese-Baked Trout

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Chefs and Brewers in Writ Turn-in Towns

Food recipes are available for purchase from any Chef Vendor. Drink recipes are available from Brewer vendor.

Tip: If you have not unlocked writ level 4 (Level 40+ recipes), the vendors will only sell recipes for your alliance writ recipes. For example, you will find Grape Preserves Recipe on sale as a member of Ebonheart Pact and will not see Baked Apples Recipe (DC).
 Town Location  Chef  Brewer
Stonefalls, Davons’ Watch  The Watch House  Mathis Uveran  Nela Sethri
Stonefalls, Davons’ Watch  The Fish Stink  Hectur the Fish
Deshaan, Mournhold The Flaming Nix  Surond Redoran  Guroanii Orethi
Deshaan, Mournhold  Royal Bazaar Chef Freki Dururo Hlan
Shadowfen, Stormhold  Coin Brothers’ Cornerclub Sureeus Six-Coins
Eastmarch, Windhelm The Sober Nord  Fertab Buram Fire-hearth
Eastmarch, Windhelm Oaken-Hull’s Emporium  Fintholor the Brewmaster
The Rift, Riften The Withered Tree  Wilrek Snow-Shod Leaks-When-Struck
The Rift, Riften Marketplace Alskar
Auridon, Vulkhel Guard Salted Wings Tavern  Hizala Parmanir
Grahtwood, Elden Root Outside Inn  Mararha Enthilin, Inthithil
Greenshade, Marbruk The Parchment and the Horn  Braghul Eldumoril
Malabal Tor, Velyn Harbor Trader’s Rest None (Vulkwasten, Baandari Trading Post) Benieth
Reaper’s March, Rawl’kha The Waxing Crescent  Duzal-ja None (Arenthia)
Glenumbra, Daggerfall The Rosy Lion  Xavier Grobert Dantaine, Phelain Bertault
Rivenspire, Shornhelm Dead Wolf Inn  Coquina Plouff Gerrald Chriane
Stormhaven, Wayrest Cloudy Dregs Inn  Leobois Viliane Annabelle Lemaitre
Bangkorai, Evermore Anchor’s Point Inn Thibauld Edilitte Mortine Langey
Bangkorai, Evermore  The Stalls Escabert Berri
Alik’r Desert, Sentinel  Sisters of the Sands Inn Zerdesht Shabaga gra-Uzguk
Coldharbor, The Hollow City The Shining Star  Afareen Thorvar Voljar
Craglorn, Belkarth Crossroads Tavern Egeria Ogondarr
Wrothgar, Orsinium The Greedy Gut Obgurob Batorabesh
Wrothgar, Orsinium King’s Cornerclub Yakhu Roxanne

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Related

References

  1. Provisioning Writ Recipes for All Factions“, The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, Official Forums
  2. One Tamriel Max Provisioning Writs Decoded“, The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, Official Forums

4 thoughts on “ESO Provisioning Writs

  1. Hello and thank you for your list of provisioning writs. I’m new(ish) to the game having started in December 2015 and provisioning was my 1st lvl 50 craft. I was recently going through all the recipes to see if I have at least all the writ recipes (I don’t) but there’s one I’m not sure on. In your list you have ‘Apples & Eider Cheese’ and you also have ‘Fresh Apples and Eider Cheese’. Are these the same thing or different? If they’re the same then I only need 2 more to complete the provisioning recipes. Thanks in advance! Cheers.

    • Thanks for the question! You are correct, fresh apples and cheese were listed twice in recipe list. I’ve updated the article. The chefs now sell the recipes but only up to group 5 and only your current recipe passive level and one before it. If you don’t see the missing recipe that would be why. The recipes are usually cheaper if you buy from other players if you can find them. Good Luck!

  2. You mention that “The writs reset at the same time as the other daily quests (pledges, trials, and other repeatable quests) at 1100PT/0200ET.” Just for clarity’s sake you might want to make that 2300 PT/0200 ET. Otherwise, another well-written post!

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