06 Mar

ESOTU [PC] Patch Notes 2.7.9 – 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. Disabling of double alliance points, minor bug fixes, minor changes to Cyrodiil changes.

The Elder Scrolls Online v2.7.9 is an incremental patch that fixes several issues surrounding the Grouping Tool, furnishings, and general gameplay. We’ve also re-enabled Champion Points in Cyrodiil and made a few changes to AP gains. In addition, we have adjusted the timeframe that the luxury furnisher Zanil Theran will be present, based on feedback received.

The size of this patch is approximately 730MB. Note the patch size for the English client is going to be slightly larger than German and French due to some minor audio fixes.


[Cyrodiil] Campaign Changes

  • Quest AP rewards will remain doubled.


Crafting & Economy

  • Fixed an issue that prevented Sealed Provisioning Writs from being awarded as often as intended.


  • Zanil Theran, the Luxury Furnisher, will now be present during roughly the same timeframe as Adhazabi Aba-daro the Golden. The Luxury Furnisher will now arrive at midnight UTC on Saturday (Friday at 7:00pm EST), and depart at noon UTC on Monday (Monday at 7:00am EST).


  • Fixed an issue that was occasionally causing furnishings to disappear after a crash.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the “Redguard Mat, Mirage” furnishing pattern from appearing at Clothing stations.
  • Renamed the “Orcish Grand Table with Furs” furnishing to “Orcish Table with Fur” to better match its appearance.
  • Fixed an issue where the names for the “Khajiit Desk, Faded” and “Khajiit Dresser, Faded” furnishings were switched.


  • Fixed an issue that could cause your frame rate to drop unexpectedly when placing objects in a home.
20 Feb

ESOTU [PC] Patch Notes 2.7.7 – 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.

The Elder Scrolls Online v2.7.7 is a small incremental patch that includes a fix for long load screens when trying to travel to a zone with a high density of player characters. We also have several quest-related fixes, have made several adjustments to how you obtain Decorative Wax (used in Furnishing Crafting), and more. The size of this patch is 128MB.


  • Fixed: Master Writ invitations and Master Writ quests that previously required you to craft an item in the Deadly Strike.
  • Fixed an issue where Ra Gada motif chapters and Ancient Sandstone (the Ra Gada style item) could be found in treasure map chests across Tamriel, instead of specifically in Craglorn.
  • Decorative Wax now comes from a wider variety of sources, including insects and other chitinous creatures, wasp nests, barrels, urns, alchemy bottles, cabinets, cupboards, and backpacks.
  • Plentiful Harvest no longer affects furniture materials

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14 Feb

ESOTU [PC] Patch Notes 2.7.6 – 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.

The Elder Scrolls Online v2.7.6 is an incremental patch that fixes a number of game crashes, and also fixes the issue where player characters would become invisible in Cyrodiil. We also fixed the issue where you were not receiving the Daily Bonus Rewards granted through the Grouping Tool, and addressed a number of Master Writ and housing-related bugs. The size of this patch is approximately 224MB.


  • Fixed an issue that caused Master Writ invitations involving certain item sets to change and require Deadly Strikes after being put on a Guild Store.
    • We are currently working on a fix to convert any uncraftable Master Writ invitations and quests into a craftable set.
    • All items sold from the Cyrodiil Achievement Furnishers are now Bind on Pickup, as intended. The items that were briefly removed from these.

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06 Feb

ESOTU Master Crafting Writs


Crafters work in the tradehallOnly the finest master crafters in Tamriel receive special master writ invitations from Rolis Hlaalu, the Mastercraft Mediator.

To become a recipient of these prestigious documents, crafters have to be certified, be recognized as a master in their profession (Level 50),  mastered all of the proficiencies in those professions (Solvent Proficiency 8, Metalworking 10, Tailoring 10, Potency Improvement 10, Recipe Improvement 6, and/or Woodworking 10).

Once you successfully complete a master crafting writ, you will be rewarded with writ vouchers that can be used to purchase special recipes such as the target skeleton, legendary furniture for each profession, components of the Aetherial Ambroisa recipe, and more.

Tips: See Making of a Master Crafter

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03 Feb

ESOTU Reddit: All 3-trait Alchemy Potions and Their Ingredients (Feb 2017)

Do MoreAlmsiviIntervention has posted a comprehensive list of 3 Trait Alchemy potions to help mastercrafters complete their Alchemy Masterwrits. Great work!


Trait 1 Trait 2 Trait 3 : Ingredient 1 Ingredient 2 Ingredient 3
restore health restore stamina restore magicka : mountain flower columbine bugloss

Check out the full list at:



17 Jan

[PTS] ESOTU [PC] Patch Notes 2.7.2 – 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. Most of this patch addresses abilities, item sets, and more bug fixes.

Note: This patch is currently on the Public Test Server

The Elder Scrolls Online v2.7.2 adds additional balance tweaks and adjustments to all four classes, item sets, and other skill lines. We’ve also fixed a number of issues surrounding housing, furnishings, the editor, and furnishing crafting. You’ll find that we’ve added Developer Comments to some patch notes that should help give you some insight as to why we’ve made the changes we did.

In this patch, we’ve copied all PC EU characters for use in testing. Please note we are still working on a fix for our players on Mac who are running into consistent game crashes.

Thank you to everyone for all your feedback so far! We’d love to hear what you think of this latest patch after you’re able to test out the changes which is approximately 185MB in size.


  •  You will now utilize stolen materials when crafting before consuming materials from the Craft Bag.
  • Reduced the duration of Major Vitality from potions. The base duration is now 12.5 seconds, down from 47.5 seconds.
  • Adjusted Master Writs so that purple items are more likely to be requested than gold items.
  • Provisioning Master Writs now require either a Food or a Drink, instead of both a Food and a Drink.
  • Increased the cost of Diminished Aetherial Dust to 50 Writ Vouchers from 25.
  • Added a number of additional high-quality furnishing recipes.
  • Adjusted the material price of several recipes. This improves consistency, and generally reduces the number of style items required.
  • Woodworking recipes and furnishings can now be found on Carpenters instead of Woodworkers, matching the distribution for other professions.

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10 Jan

[PTS] ESOTU [PC] Patch Notes 2.7.1 – Crafting Summary

New content coming to ESOTU!The following is an enhanced summary of the crafting related changes included in this #ESOTU patch for the PC and Mac. Blue and Purple Recipes destruction now has a confirmation, Master Writ drops improved for equipment writs, Paintings can be found.

Note: This patch is currently on the Public Test Servers

The Elder Scrolls Online v2.7.1 is the first incremental patch for the PTS that mainly focuses on fixing issues surrounding our player housing system including homes, furnishings, and the housing editor. Please note that we’re still evaluating our recent balance changes in regards to classes and combat, and plan to make adjustments based on data and your feedback in next week’s patch. You can expect the size of this patch to be approximately 145MB.


  • All purple and gold recipes now confirm your intent when you try to destroy them in your inventory.
  • Slightly increased the odds in receiving Blacksmithing, Clothier, and Woodworking Master Writs.
  • Added paintings to treasure chests found in the world.
  • You can now properly dye the Colovian Filigreed Hood and Colovian Fur Hood, obtained from the New Life Festival.
  • Mostly bug fixes.

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10 Jan

ESOTU [PC] Patch Notes 2.7.0 – Crafting Summary

New content coming to ESOTU!The following is an enhanced summary of the crafting related changes included in this #ESOTU patch for the PC and Mac along that includes some answers to some frequently asked questions. New changes: Housing, Furniture crafting, Master writs, 4 new motifs, and more.

Note: This patch is currently on the Public Test Servers

Welcome to The Elder Scrolls Online v2.7.0, featuring Homestead! This free update introduces our player housing system with 39 uniquely-themed homes you can acquire throughout Tamriel. With over 2,000 individual decorative and furniture options, plus Furnishing Crafting, you’ll have a lot of options available to make your home truly yours.

In addition to this massive new system, we’ve also added Master Crafting Writs, four new Motifs, and updated several sources of itemization in Cyrodiil and the Imperial City, all of which are detailed below. You’ll also find that we’ve put a focus on improving the balance across all classes and skills, and we look forward to reading your feedback after you’ve had a chance to try everything out.

As always, we’ve made several fixes and improvements to all previously DLC game packs and the base game patch. We can’t wait to hear what you think of our latest update, which is approximately 4.02 GB in size. Thanks, and enjoy!


  • Introduction of Player Housing
    • 39 homes, 3 free, and crown exclusive
    • imperial homes will require imperial version
    • bought with gold (unfurnished) or crowns (furnished, unfurnished)
    • homes unlocked with housing quest and region/faction achievement
    • can own more than one
    • bigger houses have more “slots” for items, ESO+ members get double the number
    • furniture includes regular and attunable crafting stations (eg. Twice Born Star, Clever Alchemist, etc.) and a target dummy (skeleton – 3 Million HP)
  • Furniture Crafting
    • To craft a furnishing, you will need to obtain a specific furnishing plan, similar to the way existing Provisioning recipes work.
    • All tradeskill disciplines now have a new tab at their respective stations for furnishing plans.
    • New furniture mats obtained from usual harvest nodes: heartwood, Regulus, Bast, Alchemical Resin, Mudane Runes, Decorative Wax.
    • Plans can be found in containers across the world, purchased from certain merchants, dropped from monsters, or even obtained from pickpocketing (or murdering) Tamrielic citizens.
    • Higher quality plans will require knowledge from multiple tradeskills.
    • Furnishings in a particular racial style require multiple style items associated with that race.
    • All plans, ingredients, and output items are tradeable.
  • Master Crafting Writs
    • Maximum-tier reward boxes for all tradeskills now have a chance to provide a special invitation to craft a very specific item or set of items.
    • The frequency of Master Writ invites from standard Writ boxes is based on the overall associated tradeskill mastery possessed by the character.
      • This includes research, Motif knowledge, and achievement completion.
    • Writ Vouchers are a new form of currency awarded exclusively through the completion of Master Writs.
      • Writ Vouchers may be redeemed through purchases from Rolis Hlaalu, the Mastercraft Mediator, who also accepts Master Writ deliveries at Writ turn in locations in each of the alliance capitals.
      • More difficult, rare, and expensive crafted items provide more Writ Vouchers on average than their more commonplace counterparts.
    • The recipe and unique component for Aetherial Ambrosia can be bought with writ vouchers
  • 4 New Motifs
    • The Silken Ring style can be found in the Cradle of Shadows dungeon, available in the Shadows of the Hist DLC game pack.
    • The Mazzatun style can be found in the Ruins of Mazzatun dungeon, available in the Shadows of the Hist DLC game pack.
    • The Ra Gada style can now be found in Craglorn.
    • The Ebony style can now be obtained from Rolis Hlaalu, the Mastercraft Mediator.
  • In addition to the satchels of Alchemical reagents introduced in a previous update, the Tel Var General Merchant now sells the Superb Imperial Reward box, which has been reduced in price. This vendor now also sells Alkahest, as well.
  • Alliance Style Motifs and Akaviri Motif have moved to a new vendor: War Researcher located in the base-camps of Cyrodiil
  • Cyrodiil Enchanter will sell runes in exchange for Alliance Points again
  • Updated all Motif Books, Motif Chapters, and Provisioning recipes to stack to 200!


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08 Jan

Review: ESO: Homestead – Crafting preview (1.8.17)

The Vaniverse Gaming has posted an interesting video on the mechanics of Furniture Crafting to be included in the next ESO updated called Homestead.  He visits each of the different types of crafting stations and introduces the new “recipes” and crafting currency. Duration: < 18 minutes.