TheoryCRAFTING: Multi-Crafting

TheoryCRAFTING is a series of articles where I examine an Elder Scrolls Online theory, crafting, and or both.
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Introduction

In this article, we investigate multi-crafting and how it changes refining, creation, and deconstruction of crafting items.

This information will be useful for non-crafters, crafters, and console players.

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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 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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