02 Sep

ESOTU [PTS] Patch Notes 2.6.0 – Crafting Summary

New content coming to ESOTU!The following is a summary of the crafting related changes included in this #ESOTU patch for the PC and Mac.  No crafting related updates.

OVERVIEW
Welcome to The Elder Scrolls Online v2.6.0, featuring One Tamriel! This update opens up the world of Tamriel for you to explore any time, and play with your friends no matter what level you are. Due to the significant changes One Tamriel brings to ESO, we’ve adjusted much of the current content and systems.

In this update, you’ll find that we’ve made Craglorn more solo-friendly, added Normal and Veteran modes for all 4-player dungeons, re-designed the Undaunted Pledge system, added new world bosses, and made some fairly sizeable itemization changes and updates – you’ll definitely want to check out all the details below.

In addition to One Tamriel, we’ve also added dueling, Weapon Ultimates, and added new daily quests. We’ve also added 16 new Monster Masks, and raised the Champion Point cap by 30 points. As with previous updates, we’ve also implemented many fixes and improvements to previous DLC game packs and the base game patch. Please note that the recently-announced Crown Crates will be available to test in a future PTS incremental patch.

We can’t wait to hear what you think of this update, all of which will be free for all players and is approximately 3.81GB in size.

Summary

  • Provisioning loot changes
    • Cyrodiil, the Imperial City, and Dungeons now drop based on your rank in the Recipe Improvement passive.
    • Recipes drop based on your passive rank 75% of the time, and the rest of the time drop the same way they dropped prior to One Tamriel, by zone.
  • Motif and Style loot changes
    • previously only available in the Silver and Gold versions of alliance content are now available throughout the world
    • Daedra Hearts are now an uncommon drop from humanoid Daedra
    • Argentum, Copper, and Palladium style items can now be found in treasure chests
  • Survey Reports received from Crafting Writs may now send you to any zone
  • Crafting Writs from Writ Boards outside your home alliance but turn-in unchanged
  • All harvest nodes now scale to your combat level or applicable crafting passive rank.
  • Toggle setting allows you to decide if items are automatically sent to the Craft Bag
  • Doubled the drop rate of Nirncrux from standard harvest nodes in Craglorn.

ONE TAMRIEL

Existing Motifs and Recipes

  • Updated the way Provisioning recipes drop as follows:
    • Recipes in Cyrodiil, the Imperial City, and Dungeons now drop based on your rank in the Recipe Improvement passive.
    • In other zones, recipes drop based on your passive rank 75% of the time, and the rest of the time drop the same way they dropped prior to One Tamriel, by zone.
  • Crafting Motifs which were previously only available in the Silver and Gold versions of alliance content are now available throughout the world.
  • Daedra Hearts are now an uncommon drop from humanoid Daedra.
  • Argentum, Copper, and Palladium style items can now be found in treasure chests.

Motifs
We’ve added three new Motifs in this update:

  • Celestial: The signature look of the final bosses of the Trials of Craglorn.
    • The weekly quest for each Craglorn Trial will always award one chapter from a subset of chapters specific to that Trial.
      • Aetherian Archive awards the chapters for Axes, Boots, Helmets, Shoulders, and Staves.
      • Sanctum Ophidia awards the chapters for Bows, Daggers, Gloves, Legs, and Swords.
      • Hel Ra Citadel awards the chapters for Belts, Chests, Maces, and Shields.
      • All three quests have a very small chance for the complete motif book.
    • The style item, Star Sapphires, can be obtained by defeating the Bosses of these Trials, with a greatly increased drop chance on Veteran Mode and from Hard Mode encounters.
  • Yokudan: This style can be seen on many of the enemies in Craglorn.
    • The chapters of the style can be rarely obtained by completing repeatable quests in Craglorn.
    • The style item, Ferrous Salts, can also be obtained from these quests.
  • Draugr: This style has been re-discovered by the Mages Guild, Fighters Guild, and the Undaunted.
    • This ancient style of Nord armor can be learned from chapters rarely obtained by completing the new Fighters Guild, Mages Guild, and Undaunted Delve dailies.
    • Pristine Shrouds, used to create Draugr-styled gear, can also be obtained from these quests

Crafting & Harvesting

  • Survey Reports received from Crafting Writs may now send you to any zone throughout the world.
  • You may now pick up Crafting Writs from Writ Boards outside your home alliance.
    • Note: Deliveries sites are still determined by your original alliance.
  • When opening a Clothing, Woodworking, or Blacksmithing Writ reward box, you now have a chance to obtain a shipment of 25 refined materials from a previous tier of materials.
    • These shipments appear whenever you do not obtain a Survey Report.
  • You no longer need to be Champion 10 or above to obtain Crafting Writs for Craglorn and Orsinium.
    • Note: You still must have access to Orsinium in order to receive an Orsinium crafting writ.
  • All harvest nodes now scale to your combat level or applicable crafting passive rank.
  • All survey reports now spawn six rich nodes. To balance out the reduction in number of nodes at high-tier survey sites, the amount of materials high-tier rich nodes award has been increased

Craft Bags (ESO Plus)

  • Added a new toggle option under: Settings -> Gameplay -> Auto-Add to Craft Bag.
    • This allows you to decide if items are automatically sent to the Craft Bag.
    • This defaults to on, which is the current behavior.
  • Added a “Stow Materials” keybind to the Inventory menu.
    • This keybind appears when you have Craft Bag-eligible materials in your inventory, and stows all eligible materials from your inventory to your Craft Bag simultaneously.
    • This option only appears when you have Auto-Add turned off.

FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS, ORSINIUM DLC GAME PACK

Art & Animation
Figure

  • The wings found on the Trinimac set are now attached to the chest instead of the shoulders.

FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS, BASE GAME PATCH

Crafting & Economy
General

  • Increased the density of harvest nodes in Bleakrock Isle and Bal Foyen to better match other zones of the same size.
  • Fixed an issue that caused harvest nodes to very rarely respawn immediately after being harvested.

Alchemy

  • When an enchantment is suppressed by a poison, the visuals for that enchantment are now also suppressed, allowing the poison visuals to display correctly.
  • Potion tooltips now reflect the cooldown reduction from any Alchemical Acceleration enchantments you have active.

Survey Reports

  • Fixed an issue that caused Lush plants at Clothier survey sites to produce more cloth than intended. This brings them back in line with similar nodes for other professions.
    • Furrier’s Traps are unaffected, with the result that Clothier surveys still provide more combined materials than Blacksmith or Woodworker surveys.

Exploration & Itemization
General

  • Doubled the drop rate of Nirncrux from standard harvest nodes in Craglorn.

UI

Crafting

  • Enchanting a bind-on-pickup tradeable item will now warn you that modifying the item will bind it to you.

Crown Store

  • Fixed an issue that prevented Motifs in the Crown Store from correctly informing you when they were already in your library.

Gamepad Mode

  • You will now be able to buy items with a full inventory if it can stack with something else in the inventory, or can be placed directly in the craft bag.