ESO November 2020 Crown Store Showcase Details Announced

Gear up to explore the Reach and host all-new houseguests with an incredible selection of collectibles coming to the Crown Store in November!

This month features some items from Undaunted Celebration and New Life Festivals, Glowing-themed Sovngarde Mount and Pets, Snowglobe House returns, three new house guests, new items with the launch of the Markarth DLC, and the removal of several crafting motifs.

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ESO PTS October Patch Notes Not-So Secret Secrets Revealed

In this article, I look at the October 2020 PC|Mac| PTS (Public Test Servers) patch notes and highlight some of the changes and events coming to the Elder Scrolls Online soon™.

These notes indicate the Elder Scrolls Online™ is going to have a busy event schedule between late December and late February, and confirm that the Indrik pets will be retired with the end of the New Life Festival.

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TheoryCRAFTING: New Life Festival Boxes

TheoryCRAFTING is a series of short articles and YouTube videos where I examine Elder Scrolls Online theories, crafting, and or both.


In this article, we investigate the drop rate of the items found in ESO New Life Festival Boxes.

This information will be useful for players interested in knowing what the probability of certain drops are for items found in these boxes.

While collecting data for this article, I opened over 210 New Life reward boxes (2019-2020).

Find written guides TL;DR? Check out the 4 minute video version of this guide on YouTube

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ESO New Life Festival (2020-21)

During this time we bring forth dark tales and unsettling songs. The Unknown Passenger tells of a cloaked figure on a ship who none of the other travelers recall boarding. The Lost Fawn that takes refuge in the den of the wolf that killed its mother. The Midnight Lodger rents a room in the dead of night but vanishes before morning — along with the innkeeper’s child…

A Tale of Two Festivals, Botjolf Meadwarmer.
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ESOTU [Datamined] “New Life Festival” Recipes 2.6.0

Updatecode65536 has posted some interesting recipe information on the forums that was recently datamined. They appear to relate to the “New Life Festival”, which I believe is the New Year’s Event that has been mentioned in several ZOS communications.

There are nine recipes in all and include a legendary gold recipe that doesn’t require any legendary ingredients.


ESO Master Provisioner Cookbook

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Provisioning: Some people  just can not cut it.

This list is to help wannabe master crafters without access to add-ons track down their missing recipes. In order to obtain the Master Crafter title, you will need to obtain the Recipe Compendium achievement: Learn 100 provisioning recipes.

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