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ESO Alchemy Traits Discovery Tool

Alchemy is a great choice for any crafter in Elder Scrolls Online. For those that just began their journey through alchemy you might notice that each plant ingredient has four traits that define what kind of potion you can create by combining different ingredients. It can be a very big endeavor to try and find all the traits on your own. What all you should know is that you can right click a new plant in your inventory and click on Use to learn the first trait of that ingredient. This will also give you a small amount of alchemy experience. For the other three traits you can try combining plants until you discover them all.
To spare you the time and material expense we have done the work for you and you can find bellow the list of all alchemy reagents with all traits discovered. There is also a small tool (drop down menu above the list of ingredients) to help you determine which plants you can combine to get a certain effect in your potion. Just select a trait from a drop down bellow and the list of plants will show only those with that trait.
Click here to use the Alchemy traits discovery tool

ESO Enchanting guide

ESO Enchanter has an important role to discover Runes and use them to create Glyphs which add enchantments to weapons, armor, and jewelry. Once applied, Glyphs increase items efficacy in combination with the traits added by blacksmiths, clothiers and woodworkers.

How to create a Glyph?

Before you can create a Glyph, you have to collect Runestones. There are 3 different types of runestones and you need one of each type to create a glyph. Once you collect Runestones from rune-nodes, go to Enchanting Table and select Creation tab, then select the runestone of each type by double clicking it, and it will appear in the appropriate “rune phrase” slot. When all 3 slots at the bottom of the screen are filled you can create a Glyph. When a glyph is created, a translation will be revealed for each of the runes used in process.

If you have some glyphs that you can’t use or sell, just extract them, and you’ll get back some of the runes you used to create them. Both Creating and Extracting glyphs processes will contribute in leveling up Enchanting profession.
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ESO Tips & Tricks

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Tips & Tricks guide contains comprehensive list of things that you should know before you start playing the Elder Scrolls online.

General Tips

  • Search for chests in the tutorial area. There are a lot of unlocked chests where you can get lockpicks, money and gear. Barrels, crates, and urns are all instanced individually and you can find recepies, and crafting ingridients.
  • If you get stuck at an NPC screen, typing /reloadui or pressing ‘ (apostrophe), or pressing the mailbox symbol on chat will clear the screen and get you out of the stuck animation.
  • Keep as many lockpicks as you can on you. You can collect them from chests, drawers, boxes, or wardrobes scattered all over the world, or buy them from some NPCs. Our Lockpicking guide gives detailed instructions on how to open locked treasure chests.
  • You can travel from anywhere on the map (M) to a Wayshrine you’ve visited before by clicking the Wayshrine icon on your map and paying a small fee in gold. You can travel between Wayshrines with no fee if you approach a Wayshrine and interact with it.
  • Your character starts the game with 60 Inventory slots. You can upgrade your inventory up to 110 slots. How to increase inventory space guide
  • All characters on the same account share the same bank storage.
  • From level 15 you can swap your weapons at any time. Use ‘ Keyboard Command.
  • Holding “Q” opens 8 quickslots inventory. In order to use the item from quickslot, select it and press Q. List of all Controls and Keyboard Commands
  • Kills and loot stealing are not possible in ESO. Loot is phased per player. Feel free to help anyone take down a mob. and you’ll get loot as well.
  • Don’t forget to collect all Skyshards on the map, since every 3 Skyshards grant you a skill point. Skyshard location Maps with detailed instructions and screenshots.
  • There is no Auction House in Elder Scrolls Online! You can sell your items to vendors, offering your goods in the open chat, or join the guild and use Guild Shops.
  • Mundus Stones will give you permanent buffs that are only removed by selecting another Mundus Stone.
  • You can respec your skill points for a high gold cost. You don’t have to re-level your skills after you reset them. Respecing doesn’t cause you to lose any skill progress.
  • You can reassign your health, magicka and stamina points at a relatively significant cost of gold.

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Crafting Guide

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Crafting nowadays is a common feature of an MMO game, but beauty of the crafting system implemented in TESO comes from the fact that it’s exactly what would you expect from an Elder Scrolls game which perfected this part of the gameplay. You’ll find materials to use in crafting professions throughout the world. In cities and other settlements, you’ll find crafting materials in barrels, crates, and other containers. Plants, minerals, mushrooms, and many other materials can be gathered in the wild. If you approach a harvestable resource, you can press “E” to gather it.
You can choose between six professions in TESO:

  • Alchemy – Collect plants, experiment with Reagents to create Potions
  • Blacksmithing – Collect ore, create Items using Metal Materials (Metal Weapons and Heavy Armor)
  • Clothing – Collect plants and hides, create Items using Cloth and Leather Materials (Light and Medium Armor)
  • Enchanting – Discover Runes and use them to create Glyphs which add enchantments to weapons, armor, and jewelry
  • Provisioning – Collect Recipes and use Ingredients to create Food and Drinks
  • Woodworking – Create Items using Wood Materials (bows, staffs, and shields)

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Ask Us Anything: Progression

The developers of The Elder Scrolls Online give us another peek into the world of TESO in yet another edition of ‘Ask Us Anything”. This week is all about progression, how you can spend your skill points, how often skills can morph, crafting advancement, all that good stuff. There are also some questions exclusively from a a French and German website, which helped makes this one of the longest “Ask Us Anything” articles to date.

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Best Bits From QuakeCon 2013

QuakeCon has come and gone this year, and with it came even more information about The Elder Scrolls Online. There is the usual assortment of reviews and impressions floating around, but those are easy enough to find on your own. What we want to bring you here are some of the main highlights from the event, including videos and interviews with the development team.

The folks over at CVG managed to snag an interview with Paul Sage, creative director for ESO. You can watch the interview here.

MMORPG.com has a nice long interview with Lead Game Designer Nick Konkle. They cover a wide rang of topics from mounts, to crafting, and the guild system. You can read the whole interview here.

Finally, YouTuber Todd Kenreck has posted 15 short videos that feature Paul Sage talking about all sorts of different game elements; such as PvP, endgame, and grouping. This link will take you to a playlist that will allow you to select the videos individually, or just watch them all back to back.

That’s it for this year’s QuakeCon. What did you think of all the new information presented to the public this year? Let us know in the comments below!

Ask Us Anything: Gathering and Exploration

Recently the developers of The Elder Scrolls Online released a video talking about some of the different activities players will be able to engage in while exploring the land of Tamriel. The video raised a whole slew of questions, and some of those have been answered in this week’s “Ask Us Anything”.

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