Blacksmithing

This category is for crafting heavy armor and weapons.

ESOTU Harvest Node Map Compendium – SpAEkus

SpAEkus posted a link to a PDF on the official forums that contained node locations for the various crafting materials across Tamriel. In addition to the pdf, SpAEkus provided the harvest map lua import file if you wanted to load the data into your own harvest map database (PC players only). This map compendium will be handy …

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ESOTU Orsinium Introduces Crafting Node Scaling

The upcoming DLC to be released next month will be including a new harvesting implementation called “Crafting Node Scaling”. Here is how it is intended to work Crafting Node Scaling Raw materials in Wrothgar will look like (and drop) materials based on the peak of your aptitude in the craft they are associated with. This …

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RL Blacksmithing: Forged in Fire TV Series

If you enjoy crafting in game and want to learn more about blacksmithing, the History Channel has an interesting competition series that tests modern day blacksmiths. I’ve seen a few episodes and I have them to be pretty interesting despite following the common reality tv competition formula. http://www.history.ca/forged-in-fire/

Crafters work in the tradehall

ESO Glass Armor

So the rumors are true. Two new styles have been rediscovered: One of them is a way to make armor out of glass! Over a few pints at the tavern and an undisclosed amount of coins in small denominations in an unmarked pouch, a master crafter shared his knowledge of the new glass motif.

ESO Crafting Styles (Racial Motifs)

Article has been replaced with another with a complete list of motifs, not just the racial ones: ESO Motifs There are many exotic crafting styles that represent the culture and prowess of the various races of Tamriel.  Each style provides a distinct appearance to an item and within a style  there are several appearance substyles …

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ESO Craft Sets Map Compendium

This tome is a follow up to my popular tome ESO Crafting Sets.  This compendium provides novice crafters the locations of the crafting retreats in the Aldmeri Dominion, Daggerfall Covenant, Ebonheart Pact, Coldharbour, and Craglorn. Summary The following maps were created using locations provided by Crafting Stations 1.3.