ESOTU Motifs (G-M)

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Glass (Ch. 16)

Base (Writs) , Malachite, Picture

Glass motif fragments are obtained from equipment crafting writs (Blacksmithing, Clothing, Woodworking).  Once you have collected 10 fragments and purchased a special item (Merethic Restorative Resin) from any Mystic vendor, you can combine the fragment into a random glass motif.

Glass style items are obtained from treasure chests located in the factional regions (eg. Aldmeri Dominion, Daggerfall Covenant, and Ebonheart Pact).

Related Achievements: Glass Style Master (50)

Masterwrit: Yes (Complete Set)

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Grim Harlequin (Ch. 43)

Crown Store Exclusive , Mimic Stone, Picture

Crown Store Mimic Stones or style items obtained from deconstructing player-made motif items made from mimic stones.

Related Achievements: N/A

Masterwrit: No

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High Elf (Ch. 1)

Base (PvE) , Adamantite, Picture

By default, High Elf (Altmer) characters will know this skill automatically.  These motif books are often found home and business containers (Nightstand, Desk, Wardrobe, Dresser, Cabinet, Cupboard, Trunk / Chests, Backpacks, and Urn / Vases)

Style material obtained from deconstructing items made in this style, refinement of raw materials, from containers listed above.

Related Achievements: Any Racial Style Learned (5), Alliance Style Master (15)

Masterwrit: No

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Hollowjack (Ch. 42)

Base (Event) , Amber Marble, Picture

Plunder skulls obtained during the Witches’ Festival from dolmen chests, world bosses, and delve bosses.

Related Achievements: Happy Work For Hollowjack (50), An Unsparing Harvest (50)

Masterwrit: Yes (Complete Set)

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Imperial (Ch. 10)

Base (PvE) , Nickel, Picture

By default, Imperial characters will know this skill automatically.  These rare gold motif books are often found home and business containers (Nightstand, Desk, Wardrobe, Dresser, Cabinet, Cupboard, Trunk / Chests, Backpacks, and Urn / Vases)

Players who purchased the Imperial Edition can convert most items to imperial by right-clicking the item and choosing Convert to Imperial.

Style material obtained from deconstructing items made in this style, refinement of raw materials, from containers listed above.

Related Achievements: Any Racial Style Learned (5), Alliance Style Master (15)

Masterwrit: No

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Khajiit (Ch. 7)

Base (PvE) , Moonstone, Picture

By default, Breton characters will know this skill automatically.  These motif books are often found home and business containers (Nightstand, Desk, Wardrobe, Dresser, Cabinet, Cupboard, Trunk / Chests, Backpacks, and Urn / Vases)

Style material obtained from deconstructing items made in this style, refinement of raw materials, from containers listed above.

Related Achievements: Any Racial Style Learned (5), Alliance Style Master (15)

Masterwrit: No

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Malacath (Ch. 23)

DLC – Orsinium (Daily) , Potash, Picture

The Malacath motifs chapters are obtained as a random drop from the Wrothgar reward boxes earn with the successful completion of a world boss daily quest.

Related Achievements: Malacath Style Master (50)

Masterwrit: Yes (Complete Set)

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Mazzatun (Ch. 45)

DLC – Shadows of the Hist (Restricted Location) , Leviathan Scrimshaw, Picture

The chapters can be obtained from killing the final boss of the dungeon: rarely on Normal mode, more often on Veteran mode, and a guaranteed drop on Veteran Hard mode.

The Style Item, a Leviathan Scrimshaw, can be obtained from killing bosses in the Ruins of Mazzatun dungeon: rarely on Normal mode, somewhat more often on Veteran mode, and guaranteed from the final boss on Veteran Hard mode.

Related Achievements: Mazzatun Style Master (50)

Masterwrit: Yes (Complete Set)

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Mercenary (Ch. 19)

Base (Daily) , Laurel, Picture

Mercenary Motif Chapters are obtained from the Undaunted “Treasure Boxes” opened with keys earned with successful completion of a pledge.
Mercenary style item, laurel,

Style material obtained from deconstructing items made in this style and has a random chance of dropping off a named boss a pledge dungeon.  The more Mercenary chapters learned, the greater chance to loot a laurel.

Related Achievements: Mercenary Style Master (50)

Masterwrit: Yes (Complete Set)

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Minotaur (Ch. 39)

DLC – DB (Daily) , Oxblood Fungus, Picture

The Chapters (or rarely, the full Book) are occasionally found in the reward for the Daily Quest to kill Limenauruus, the giant Minotaur, in the Gold Coast.
Oxblood Fungus, the Style Item for the Minotaur style, is guaranteed to come from that same Daily Quest reward. It also occasionally drops from that boss. Oxblood Fungus Spores, the raw version of the style item, can be found by killing lesser Minotaurs all throughout the Gold Coast. Your chance of obtaining Oxblood Fungus Spores increases with your knowledge of the style

Related Achievements: Minotaur Style Master (50)

Masterwrit: Yes (Complete Set)

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Morag Tong (Ch. 30)

This motif is not currently in the live version. Information here comes from Patch Notes 3.0.0

Chapter – Morrowind (Daily) , Boiled Carapace, Picture

Can be learned from the Hall of Justice in Vivec City.

Motif chapters can occasionally be found in Bounty Dispensations or Explorer’s Dispensations awarded to those who complete tasks for the Hall of Justice.

The style item, Boiled Carapace, can also be earned from the same quests.

Related Achievements: Morag Tong Style Master (50)

Masterwrit: N/A

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Reference

  1. ALL MOTIFS UPDATED LIST, Official Forums
  2. A hints on obtaining Celestial, Yokudan, Dreugh motif pieces, Reddit