The Elder Scrolls Online Update 2.24 Released This November 16

ESO Update 1.006.003

Bethesda has released The Elder Scrolls Online update 2.24 this November 16, and this is out for consoles as well as PC! Head on below for the list of fixes, and what’s new.

The Elder Scrolls Online Update 2.24 Patch Notes | The Elder Scrolls Online Update 1.002.000 Patch Notes:

Update: Full console patch notes are listed below.

Same as before, the console patch notes have not been released just yet, though we’ve included the PC patch notes for now, which usually crossover when it comes to gameplay-related changes.


New Zone: The Deadlands
The Deadlands is suitable for characters of all levels. Begin your adventure by traveling to the city of Fargrave by using a Wayshrine to travel directly to the outskirts of Fargrave or accepting the quest “The Celestial Palanquin” from the Stories section in the Collections UI.

  • The Deadlands includes an exciting zone story, 2 new Delves, 2 powerful World Bosses, and new wandering Executioner bosses to show the ferocity of Mehrunes Dagon’s domain.
    • Irncifel the Despoiler, Vorsholazh the Anvil, and Kothan the Razorsworn are the chosen executioners of Mehrunes Dagon, patrolling the Deadlands in search of challenges to prove themselves to the Prince of Destruction. These dangerous enemies, designed to be fought with a group of players, are relentless in their pursuit across Mehrunes Dagon’s domain.
  • In addition to the Deadlands, mingle with the many denizens of Oblivion in the city of Fargrave!
  • Complete the zone stories in both the Blackwood Chapter and The Deadlands DLC to unlock a bonus questline—the final confrontation with Mehrunes Dagon, Prince of Destruction!
  • Obtain new Item Sets found only in the Deadlands, as described below, and new Outfit and Housing rewards for completing select achievements and quest content throughout the zone.

New Item Sets

  • Crafted
    • Wretched Vitality
      • 2 – Adds 129 Magicka Recovery
      • 3 – Adds 129 Stamina Recovery
      • 4 – Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
      • 5 – While in combat, applying a Major Buff or Debuff to a target grants you 260 Magicka and Stamina Recovery for 15 seconds. While in combat, applying a Minor Buff or Debuff to a target grants you 130 Magicka and Stamina Recovery for 15 seconds.
    • Deadlands Demolisher
      • 2 – Adds 1096 Maximum Stamina
      • 3 – Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
      • 4 – Adds 1096 Maximum Stamina
      • 5 – Your Bash attacks deal 935 more damage. When you Bash, you also deal Physical Damage in a cone in front of you, interrupting any enemies hit. This effect can occur once every 2 seconds and counts as Bash damage.
    • Iron Flask
      • 2 – Adds 1206 Maximum Health
      • 3 – Adds 1206 Maximum Health
      • 4 – Adds 1487 Armor
      • 5 – When you drink a potion while in combat, increase your Armor by 7779 for 20 seconds.
  • Overland
    • Eye of the Grasp (Light)
      • 2 – Adds 1096 Maximum Magicka
      • 3 – Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
      • 4 – Adds 657 Critical Chance
      • 5 – When you deal Critical Damage, generate 7 Ultimate. This effect can occur once every 5 seconds.
    • Hexos’ Ward (Medium)
      • 2 – Adds 657 Critical Chance
      • 3 – Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
      • 4 – Adds 657 Critical Chance
      • 5 – Dealing Critical Damage with a direct damage ability grants you a damage shield that absorbs 14,309 damage for 6 seconds. This effect can occur once every 7 seconds.
    • Kynmarcher’s Cruelty (Heavy)
      • 2 – Adds 1206 Maximum Health
      • 3 – Adds 129 Stamina Recovery
      • 4 – Adds 1487 Armor
      • 5 – When you deal direct damage, you apply one of 5 random Major Debuffs to enemies within 8 meters of you for 18 seconds. This effect can occur once every 8 seconds and only if an enemy is in range. Eligible debuffs are Major Breach, Major Cowardice, Major Defile, Major Maim, and Major Vulnerability.

New Collectibles, Outfit Styles & Dyes

  • The Spaulder of Ruin outfit style can be found as an Antiquity in the Deadlands.
  • The Oblivion Explorer’s Headwrap is earned by obtaining the “Welcome to the Deadlands” achievement.
  • The Ironclad Sarcoshroud hat can be found as an Antiquity in the Deadlands.
  • The Incarnate Illusion Gem memento is obtained by earning the “Hopeful Rescuer” achievement.
  • The Oblivion Explorer’s Outfit is acquired as a reward for completing “The Durance Vile” quest.
  • Godgrave Soullatice Face and Body Markings are acquired as a reward for completing the quest “Against All Hope”.
  • The Dremnaken Runt pet is awarded for completing the “Hope Springs Eternal” quest.
  • The “Sunforge Patina” Dye is obtained by completing the “Hero of Fargrave” Achievement.

New Achievements & Titles

  • The “Hero of Fargrave” title is awarded for completing the “Hero of Fargrave” achievement.
  • The “Havocrel Hunter” title is awarded for completing the “Bane of the Havocrel” achievement.
  • The “Catalyst Rivener” title is award for completing the “Hopeful Rescuer” achievement.
  • The “Champion of the Deadlands” title is awarded for completing the “Eternal Optimist” achievement.
  • The “Ardent Hope” title is awarded for completing the “Friend to the Kalmur” achievement.
  • “The Wretched” title is awarded for completing the “Spire Sleuth” achievement.

New Motifs

  • Ancient Daedric motif chapters and the associated style item, Pristine Daedric Heart, can be excavated as Antiquities from the Deadlands.
  • House Hexos motif chapters and the associated style item, Etched Nickel, can be earned as rewards for completing daily quests in the Deadlands.

New Furnishings
A variety of new furnishings await in the Deadlands, including:

  • A selection of new Fargrave and Deadlands-styled furnishing plans, which can be obtained from monsters and containers across the Deadlands and Fargrave.
  • A modest selection of new Home Goods furnishings can be purchased from Nif of Felicitous Furnishings in Fargrave, including Deadlands flora, as well as a limited selection of Fargrave themed furnishings.
  • Various Deadlands-themed achievement furnishings can be purchased from Ulz of Felicitous Furnishings in Fargrave, provided you’ve proven yourself worthy by completing their associated achievements.
  • New Deadlands-themed Antiquity furnishings, including a visually striking enchanting table!
  • Seventeen new Deadlands structural furnishing plans, which can occasionally be found when completing Daedric Portals in the Deadlands.


The Armory System
Introducing The Armory – a new system that helps relieve the friction between switching or experimenting with your character’s builds! The Armory allows you to save any of your custom character builds, remembering your gear, Attributes, Abilities, Champion Points, and even if you are a Werewolf or Vampire. You can then effortlessly load any of those saved builds in an instant.

  • The Armory is free to all players. To get started, simply obtain the free Armory Station from the Crown Store and place it in any of your homes.
  • The Armory Assistant, Ghrasharog, is also available for a separate purchase to access all the functions of The Armory outside of your home.
  • Note that you cannot save or load builds without interacting with an Armory Station or talking to the Armory Assistant.

Curated Item Set Drops
Bosses and reward chests from arenas and incursions will now preferentially drop set items that have not yet been unlocked in your Item Set Collections!

  • Most bosses in the game, along with reward chests from arenas and incursions, will now preferentially drop set items that have not yet been unlocked in your Item Set Collections. These sources will only drop the set items that they can normally drop; the ways to acquire a particular item are unchanged, but it should be much easier to find items that you have not yet unlocked.
  • Set items looted from treasure chests, containers, or from non-boss monsters are generally not curated in this manner.

Item Set Collection Summary
To compliment the new Curated Item Set Drops, we’ve added a Summary Page to the Item Set Collections UI. This is a high-level summary of your progress towards collecting every dropped set item in the game. Every major category has a progress bar to help guide you into finding the set items you are still missing.

New Mythic Items
Update 32 adds three new Mythic Items to obtain through the Antiquities system (note that the Greymoor Chapter is required in order to unearth Antiquities).

  • Markyn Ring of Majesty
    • 1 – Gain 100 Weapon and Spell Damage and 1157 Armor for each 3-set bonus active on the wearer.
  • Belharza’s Band
    • 1 – Increase the damage of your Light Attacks by 900. When you deal damage with consecutive melee Light Attacks, gain a stack of Belharza’s Temper for 10 seconds, up to 5 stacks max. When you reach 5 stacks, consume Belharza’s Temper and deal Physical Damage per stack to enemies in a line after a 1 second delay, stunning them for 3 seconds if 5 stacks are consumed. This effect can occur once every 10 seconds and scales off the higher of your Weapon or Spell Damage.
  • Spaulder of Ruin
    • 1 – Activating Crouch toggles on and off a 12 meter Aura of Pride. Up to 6 allies in the aura gain 260 Weapon and Spell Damage. Reduce your Health, Magicka and Stamina Recovery by 70 for every group member benefiting from your Aura of Pride.

Map Updates
In Update 32, active Dark Anchors and Skyshards will now appear on your in-game map!

  • Active Dark Anchors will now display as active on the zone map when engaged, similar to Harrowstorms and Abyssal Geysers.
  • Skyshards will now appear on the map and compass when you approach them, similar to other Points of Interest like Wayshrines and Set Stations.
    • Additionally, the Zone Guide will now direct you to the closest unacquired Skyshard when you have completed the other objectives in the zone.

Combat Music Options
We’ve added a new Combat Music dropdown in the Settings menu under Audio. You will now be able to decide if you want to hear all combat music, only boss combat music, or no combat music at all.

New PvP Emote
The Siegestomper emote is acquired by combining Arena Gladiator Proofs with an Arena Gladiator’s Revenge, available from War Researcher merchants in Cyrodiil.



  • Fixed an issue that sometimes prevented a Companion’s costume from being dyed while in player housing.

Rockgrove Trial

  • General
    • Removed the animations for player hit reactions from several Damage Over Time effects throughout the trial.
    • Fixed an issue that could prevent getting a set item from Xalvakka in Veteran Rockgrove in some rare situations.
  • Flame-Herald Bahsei
    • Death’s Touch now deals less damage per tick.
    • Decreased the negative effects on healing and shielding from Death’s Touch.
    • Grave Thorn now deals less damage.
    • Wraiths now reappear less frequently.
    • Your channel will no longer be interrupted after activating a sigil if another player activates a sigil while blocking.


  • Moved the butterfly next to the Blackwood Crossroads Wayshrine, much to Mirri’s delight as you rip its wings off because you were trying to get to the auctioneer, you monster.
  • Blackwood merchants will now tell you when you’re missing the Blackwood Pathfinder Achievement, which is necessary to purchase the Antiquity Lead for the Blackwood map.


  • After protracted negotiation, we have convinced Lamzikha at the Kaladas Inn to sell the lead for the Antique Map of Blackwood antiquity to adventurers who have completed the Blackwood Pathfinder achievement.


  • A new furnishing plan for an unadorned “Leyawiin Wall, Castle” can now be found in Leyawiin Reward Coffers. This is similar to the “Leyawiin Wall, Windowed” furnishing from the same source, but without the window!


  • Things Lost, Things Found: Reward potions from this quest will now scale properly with your level.


Asylum Sanctorum Trial

  • Saint Olms the Just
    • Gusts of Steam will now have a visual combat cue indicating the affected area.
    • Saint Llothis will no longer continue to cast Oppressive Bolts and Defiled Blast should he be reduced to 0 health.


  • Lost in the Gloam: Fixed an issue where you could speak with the Duke of Crows prematurely during this quest, causing animation weirdness.



  • Scalecaller Peak
    • Matriarch Aldis
      • Glacial Geysers will no longer have a chance to activate after defeating Matriarch Aldis.



  • A Childhood in Flames:
    • Entering the warehouse with a Companion out will no longer cause a second Daini to stick around, following you forever.
    • Turo will no longer be able to follow you out of the courtyard in certain instances during the fight in Southguard.
  • Uneasy Alliances
    • Fixed an issue where two Tadalis appeared.
    • Fixed an issue where Tadali did not speak the proper lines during a step of this quest.


Kyne’s Aegis Trial

  • General
    • Fixed an issue which could cause some Kyne’s Aegis set pieces to have the wrong rarity.
  • Yandir the Butcher
    • Yandir will now always cast totems, regardless of range.
    • Yandir will no longer slide across the ground when casting Butcher’s Blade while moving.
    • Increased the range of Butcher’s Blade and Quick Strike.


  • Giant Cheese Connoisseur: Weapon swapping no longer removes effects that increase the scale of your character, such as when you eat mammoth cheese like the sneaky cheese thief you are.


  • Updated the description of the Ancestral Reach Hat outfit style to be consistent with other outfit styles obtained via Antiquities.
  • Increased the drop rate of the Order-Etched Gallery Rail Antiquity Lead.


  • Aicessar now only spawns outside of the Fighters Guild in Solitude, so you don’t see him and his evil twin from future-past Tamriel at the same time within 20 meters of each other.
  • Fighters and Mages Guild recruiters in Solitude will no longer be confused about where they are and talk about how cool the Dominion is while not in Dominion territory.


  • Dwemer Disassembly: Fixed an issue where using the Dissonance Apparatus wouldn’t share credit with your group.



  • Bloodroot Forge
    • Shalk’s Lava Ball ability no longer leaves a consumable corpse.



  • Fixed an issue where Imperial City Key Fragments could not be laundered if they come from a stolen source.
  • Fixed an issue where Gati the Storm Sister didn’t have a proper marker on the Zone map for Imperial City Sewers. This also corrects the Zone Guide omitting her from the Map Completion legend.
  • Fixed an issue where the Zone Guide wouldn’t show progress in the Imperial City questline if you changed your alliance partway through.
  • The Sigil of Imperial Retreat is now correctly labeled as a Recall Consumable as opposed to a Trophy on the item tooltip.
  • Heavy Sacks in the Imperial City Prison and White-Gold Tower dungeons (Normal and Veteran) now have a chance to drop Prismatic Runestones. Prismatic Runestones will not appear in Heavy Sacks that are not in Imperial City or its two Dungeons.
  • Slightly increased the chance for Prismatic Runestones to drop from Heavy Sacks in Imperial City.



  • Thieves rejoice, a safebox on a desk can now be looted without being seen… if you’re careful.


  • Corrected a number of issues with NPC postures and animations in this zone.


  • You may now use the cart to The Reach if you’ve completed the quest “Heart of Evil” in Bangkorai.


  • By Love Betrayed: Fixed an issue where Adusa-daro might not appear on a quest step if you had a Companion out.



  • Fixed an issue where steam traps in Vvardenfell’s Nchuleftingth would not trigger sound effects of your character getting harmed.

Halls of Fabrication Trial

  • Added the “Joining Encounter in Progress” functionality to all the boss encounters in this Trial.


  • Loot for the world boss Mehz the Cozener now comes from a chest appearing upon event completion, in place of a boss drop.


  • Renamed the Morrowind Skyshard Hunter achievement to Vvardenfell Skyshard Hunter for consistency with other similar achievements.


  • Fixed issue where Nchulaeon the Eternal would not enter his towers correctly in the public dungeon Nchuleftingth.


  • A Melodic Mistake: Fixed an issue where you could encounter invisible collision in Gnisis Mine.
  • Bound by Love: Fixed an issue where Nixxie appeared at incorrect times.
  • Divine Restoration: Fixed an issue where you would see redundant quest pins on the couplings.
  • Great Zexxin Hunt: The Large Nix-Ox Tracks are now easier to interact with.
  • Nothing to Sneeze At: Fixed an issue where you could not speak with Tilenra during a certain step.
  • The Scarlet Judge: Fixed an issue where you could enter the Scarlet Judge’s lair too early during his quest.


Blackrose Prison Arena

  • Hackwing’s Rake ability will now display its combat cue during the cast rather than after a short delay.



  • Added treasure chests to public dungeons Rkindalelft and Old Orsinium.
  • Heavy Sacks in Wrothgar will no longer have a chance to drop Prismatic Runestones.


  • Potent Poison: Fixed an issue where bestowers for this quest were not interactable.
  • The Ashes of Our Fathers: Fixed an issue where you could make Lozruth disappear by walking next to/behind the nearby sarcophagus.



  • Lair of Maarselok
    • Selene
      • Selene can no longer be targeted by pets.
    • Maarselok Perched
      • While perched, Maarselok’s Unrelenting Force ability will no longer knock back players who are affected by a damage shield and have the necessary amount of stamina to block the ability.
      • Azureblight Hoarvors and Skeletal Bears no longer leave a consumable corpse.



  • Ruins of Mazzatun
    • Tree-Minder Na-Kesh
      • Lashing Vines will now always play their attack animations.



  • The quest item Hulkynd’s Sullied Sabatons is now part of the Grace of Gloom set to match its armor type.


  • Fixed numerous regular monsters in Eton Nir Grotto that were playing boss music.

World Bosses

  • Fixed an issue where Caanerin’s Stampede ability would knockback but not stun your character.


  • Never Forgotten: The area pin for this quest is now larger to account for a spawner that was previously outside of its radius.
  • Pilgrimage’s End: Fixed the quest pins for this daily so that it will properly direct you through interiors to find all of the remains.
  • The Queen’s Decree: Fixed an issue where your character’s disguise would not reapply while in the Kinlady’s garden party.
  • The Tower Remains: The Mundus Tear at the Brothers of Strife is now able to be used regardless of whether you’ve completed all of the quests there or not.


Maw of Lorkhaj Trial

  • You will now “Join Encounter in Progress” when group members engage boss encounters within the Trial.



  • Red Petal Bastion
    • General
      • Updated the description of the “Terror Billy” achievement to more accurately reflect the criteria for completing it.
    • Rogerain the Sly
      • The Sugar Rush and Buck Wild effects will now always be correctly removed when Rogerain is defeated.
    • Eliam Merick
      • The Plunge ability will no longer knock back player characters that are blocking.
      • Eliam will now immediately begin the fight if his initial leap from the ledge hits a player character.
      • There is now one pair of boots under prior Thierric when he steals them after Eliam Merick is defeated.
  • The Dread Cellar
    • Magma Incarnate
      • Added more appropriate icons to several abilities.
      • Anyone not inside the Antecedent Cataclyst will now be teleported there when the Magma Incarnate is defeated.
      • Scorion Collectors will now be removed from the fight once the Incarnate is defeated.
      • You’ve been granted a bit more time to escape the lava and poison cloud after resurrecting.
      • Renamed Eternal Flames and Dancing Flames to Fire Storm.
      • Fire Storm can no longer be blocked but can be dodged.



  • Moon Hunter Keep
    • Hedge Maze Guardian
      • Hedge Maze Guardian will now animate correctly after casting Wake the Trees.
      • The Crushing Limbs ability will no longer erroneously play its full animation should it be blocked.
      • Increased the block telegraph effects for Crushing Limbs.
      • The Hedge Maze Guardian now has less severe animation reactions to being damaged.



  • Depths of Malatar
    • Symphony of Blades
      • The Symphony of Blades will now briefly indicate that it was empowered by an Auroran if it crosses Meridia’s light.
      • Falling into the abyss of the Colored Room will no longer display as being killed by “Color Kill,” whoever that was.
      • Agonizing Bolts will now correctly display a combat cue for each lightning strike.
  • Frostvault
    • Icestalker
      • Icestalker is now easier to target and interrupt.
    • Warlord Tzogvin
      • Raging Winds will no longer leave a consumable corpse.
      • Coldsnap Banners can no longer be affected by player abilities.



  • Critical Damage and Healing now has a hard cap of 125%. Note that this value can go beyond 125% but your Critical Strikes will not deal more than 125% damage or healing in total.
  • Made the following adjustments to Bash:
    • This core combat skill now has a cooldown of 333ms, down from 350ms, to ensure it can be cast up to 3 times per second at most.
    • Reduced the cost to 765, down from 1889, to ensure it is 1/3rd of a melee spammable.
    • The damage now scales with a mixture of your Physical and Spell Resistance + 1 extra damage (to ensure if you’re at 0 for these stats, it still hits the target!)
    • Reduced the cooldown phase after activating Bash that prevented you from casting other active abilities to 333ms, down from 700ms, for smoother gameplay when utilizing.
    • Fixed an issue where some proc based conditions could unintentionally succeed when removing negative ground effects.
    • The damage from this can now trigger enchantments and poisons.
  • Fixed an issue where the caster of an ability using the new Area of Effect technology would be dismounted upon entering the area of their ability. Let this be a reminder that technology often affects us in ways we can never expect.
  • Adjusted the following abilities to use the new Area of Effect system introduced in Update 30.
    • Ash Cloud and its morphs
    • Meteor and its morphs
      • Note: this change also fixes numerous issues with the Ultimate failing against dead targets.
    • Stampede
    • Volley and its morphs
  • Abilities and item sets that heal, deal damage, or restore resources on a set frequency while in an Area of Effect will no longer display visual effects on each impact for targets in their areas.
  • Fixed an issue where many enchantments, poisons, and item sets were not properly labeled as procs.
  • Fixed an issue where some abilities experienced erratic visual behavior when cast by female characters with a bow equipped.
  • Fixed an issue where abilities that bounced between targets would fail to generate visual effects when reflected.
  • Trying to mount up while teleporting to a Wayshrine will no longer prevent you from mounting up after the teleport finishes.
  • Fixed an issue where sources of Crowd Control Immunity could remove one another in some cases, mainly seen with Mist Form and its morphs.


  • Ardent Flame
    • Combustion:
      • Increased the resources granted from this passive to 500/1000 Stamina or Magicka, up from 250/500.
      • Added a cooldown of 500ms to each effect (which are separately tracked from one another) to make up for the above increase and the massive buff the Charged trait is getting.
    • Inferno: This ability and the Cauterize morph now grant both Major Prophecy and Savagery, rather than only Prophecy.
      • Flames of Oblivion (morph): This morph now launces 3 fire balls, up from 2, since it “lost” part of its unique morph function.
    • Lava Whip: This ability and its morphs now scale off your highest offensive stats, rather than exclusively Magicka based stats.
      • Flame Lash (morph):
        • Fixed an issue where this morph did not apply Off Balance to targets who were Immobilized but not already Off Balance.
        • The override ability, Power Lash, now heals immediately rather than over 2 seconds, but its total healing per cast has been reduced by approximately 43%. However, Power Lash no longer has a 3 second cooldown. Ballerinas are back.
      • Molten Whip (morph): Seething Fury now lasts 10 seconds per stack, up from 5 seconds, to help it feel way less stressful to use in a rotation and allow for activation of burst at the perfect moment.


  • World in Ruin: This passive now increases your damage done with Flame and Poison attacks by 2/5%, rather than increasing your damage done with Area of Effect Flame attacks by 3/6% and reducing the cost of your Poison abilities by 12/25%.
  • Earthen Heart
    • Ash Cloud:
      • This ability and its morphs now cost 378 Magicka every second while active, rather than having a MASSIVE upfront cost of 5670 – keeping their cost per second relatively the same, while removing the penalty of having to recast the ability aside from losing a global cooldown.
      • These abilities now tick 15 times over their duration, down from 16, while their total damage or healing per cast remains relatively the same.
      • These abilities now last 15 seconds at base, rather than 12.
      • These abilities now rank up in 1.1% healing or damage done per rank, rather than 1 second.
        • Eruption (morph): This morph’s initial hit damage now has a 10 second cooldown to prevent it from turning into an incredibly low costing AoE spammable.
    • Battle Roar: This passive now restores 25/50 Health, Magicka, and Stamina per Ultimate consumed, rather than 23/46 Health, Magicka, and Stamina per the Ultimate’s cost.


  • Grave Lord
    • Boneyard: Increased the damage of this ability and its morphs by approximately 10% per tick since they tick 10 times instead of 11 after the change in Update 30.
    • Frozen Colossus: Fixed an issue where this ability and its morphs could hit targets outside of its line of sight.


  • Assassination
    • Grim Focus: This ability and its morphs now grant 60 Weapon and Spell Damage per stack , rather than 2% Critical Damage and Healing per stack.
  • Shadow
    • Path of Darkness
      • Twisting Path (morph): This ability’s damage now scales dynamically with the highest of your offensive stats.
    • Shadow Cloak
      • Dark Cloak (morph):
        • Increased the healing from this ability by approximately 61% per tick, but reduced the base duration to 3 seconds down from 6.
        • Increased the duration of the Minor Protection to 10 seconds, up from 6 and fixed an issue where it was not being affected by the Dark Veil passive.


  • Summon Shade
    • Shadow Image (morph): This ability’s initial cast that summons the Shade can no longer be cast while in the air. The special activate to teleport to your Shade can still be cast while in the air and can now be cast while falling from a great height.
  • Siphoning
    • Malevolent Offering:
      • This ability and its morphs now have an upfront Magicka cost of 3510 and a residual Health cost of 1080 over 3 seconds, rather than a Health cost based on a mixture of your Spell Damage and Max Magicka over 8 seconds.
      • These abilities can now target yourself and allies, rather than only allies.
      • Reworded the tooltip for these skills, now with 100% more edge factor, to help you get the blood dripping when using the skill.
        • Shrewd Offering (morph): This ability now ranks up in cost reduction rather than 1.1% healing done, and its base cost has been reduced to 3240. The residual Health cost also lasts 1 second less causing it to drain less Health, to ensure its total cost is reduced to the expected level.



  • Storm Calling
    • Lightning Splash: Fixed an issue where the base ability was ending too soon and missing an extra tick of damage.


  • Aedric Spear
    • Spear Shards: Fixed an issue where this ability and its morphs were ending slightly too soon, causing them to miss an extra tick of damage.
  • Dawn’s Wrath
    • Backlash: This ability and its morphs’ visual effects are now visible to the caster and enemies, rather than anyone.
    • Solar Barrage: Fixed an issue where this ability could not Critically Strike.
  • Restoring Light
    • Cleansing Ritual: Increased the scaling coefficients on this ability and its morphs by approximately 17% since they tick 6 times instead of 7 after the change from Update 30.


  • Green Balance
    • Emerald Moss: Fixed an issue where the morphs of Healing Seeds were not properly contributing to this passive


  • Two Handed
    • Cleave
      • Carve (morph): Increased the duration of the damage over time effect to 12 seconds, up from 10, to help ease the difficulty of keeping the stacks up in a rotation.


  • Medium Armor
    • Evasion: Fixed an issue where casting this ability or its morphs could sometimes make your character appear invisible under very specific circumstances.


  • Vampire
    • Mistform: This ability and morphs’ damage reduction now only works against player attacks, rather than any attack, to prevent it from invalidating many threats in PvE encounters.


  • Pain’s Refuge: This star now reduces your damage taken by 2% for every 2 negative effects on you, rather than 1% per negative effect, while the cap remains at 20%.
  • Shield Master: Fixed an issue where this node did not apply to Sun Shield and its morphs, or Crystallized Shield and its morphs.


  • Cutting Defense:
    • The damage from this node can now proc weapon enchantments or poisons in efforts to help make it more enticing for tanks who want to trigger these effects more reliably without dropping block.
    • Fixed an issue where the damage from this proc had a higher chance to proc status effects.


  • Fixed an issue where some tooltips would display improper values when wearing a combination of Perfected and non-Perfected versions of a set.
  • Item sets that proc off Damage Shields will now work with Hardening enchantments for consistency, as many of these sets were inconsistent with this behavior.
  • Fixed an issue where many sets that required you to drink a potion only worked when you were actively looking at another target. Your enemies will no longer be the judge of you being in combat.
  • Fixed an issue where many sets that required Critical Strikes could proc off other procs.
  • The Eagle Eye and Wrath of the Imperium sets now drop in all ranged weapons to match their hybrid adjustments.
  • The following rules will now be followed with item sets when applicable, and has been applied to all existing sets:
    • Sets that grant Weapon or Spell Damage now grant both.
    • Sets that grant Physical or Spell Penetration now grant both.
    • Sets that grant Weapon or Spell Critical rating now grant both.


  • Item sets that scale off Weapon Damage, Spell Damage, Max Magicka, and Max Stamina can now again Critically Strike. Item sets that scale in order of magnitude, or based on additional modifiers such as Relequen or Zaan, will not critically strike. Many of these sets have received adjustments to their power as well. Below are the sets that can Critically Strike and have had their scaling values reduced by approximately 5%. If another number is listed next to a set name, that is the true value change:
    • Arena Weapon
  • Crafted
  • Dungeon & Arena
  • Monster Masks
  • Overland
  • PvP Sourced
  • Trials
  • Item sets that deal a “burst” of damage in 4 seconds or less now have a 1 second window after proccing that prevent similar item sets from activating.
    • Item sets that have innate counterplay such as delays, minimum travel times, warning telegraphs, have 1 second or no cooldowns are exempt from this adjustment.
    • If wearing multiples of these sets at once, any action that would activate multiple sets will instead trigger the first set you equipped and suppress others for 1 second. After that second passes you will be able to attempt to trigger them again.


  • Fixed an issue where some poisons would not be consumed or respect their cooldown on use in some cases.

Item Traits

  • Charged: Increased the potency of this trait to 480%, up from 220%, to ensure it is more competitive with other traits in terms of effectiveness.

Ability Altering Weapons

  • Chaotic Whirlwind: Reworked this set’s special activate:
    • It now grants a stack of Chaotic Whirlwind for 5 seconds after casting Whirlwind while in combat, granting 5% movement speed per stack and increases your Weapon and Spell Damage by 6 for every 1% bonus movement speed you have, up to a cap of 450.
    • This effect stacks up to 5 times, and upon reaching 5 stacks the duration doubles but cannot be refreshed.


  • Concentrated Force: This set now requires successive casting of Force Shock within 5 seconds of each other, up from 2, to allow for more breathing room in a real combat rotation.


  • Assassin’s Guile: Fixed an issue where Minor Heroism granted by poisons was not properly buffed by this set.
  • Mechanical Acuity: This item now grants a stack of Mechanical Acuity for 4 seconds whenever you deal non-Critical Damage, granting you 20% Critical Chance per stack, up to once every half second. After this effect ends or reaches 5 stacks, it cannot occur again for 25 seconds.
  • Way of the Arena: The 5 piece bonus from this set now also grants up to 165 Weapon and Spell Damage.

Dungeon & Arena

  • Elemental Succession: This set now grants its bonuses randomly per element when you deal any source of Flame, Frost, or Shock Damage, rather than firing each bonus independently per element.
  • Mighty Glacier: Fixed an issue where this set was not proccing from Potions or Poisons.
  • Moon Hunter: Fixed an issue where this set could stack itself in some situations.
  • Para Bellum:
    • This set now grants you a damage shield for 6 seconds when you deal damage with a 6 second cooldown, rather than a damage shield passively every 15 seconds.
    • Increased the shield size to 8412, up from 7010, to fix numerous bugs and edge cases with the set.
  • The Worm’s Raiment: This set’s 2-piece bonus is now Magicka Recovery rather than Spell Damage to match Hircine’s Vineer.
  • Thunder Caller: Fixed an issue where this set’s damage was considered melee rather than ranged.

Monster Masks

  • Updated some Monster Mask set masks to use the correct terminology for their weights. They now use “Guise” for light, “Mask” for medium, and “Visage” for heavy. This change affects:
    • Domihaus
    • Earthgore
    • Maw of the Infernal
    • Nerien’eth
    • Valkyn Skoria
  • Domihaus: This set now fires both its Flame and Physical Damage rings at the same time at half the original damage, and grants Weapon and Spell Damage while standing inside.
  • Glorgoloch the Destroyer: Fixed an issue where the visual effects and sounds of the player losing stacks of Flesh Fortress would play, even if the player had no stacks.
  • Markyn Ring of Majesty: This set now has a Current Bonus listing to show its effect on your character.

Mythic Items

  • Gaze of Sithis: Fixed an issue where this item’s no block mitigation could fail to apply.


  • Hatchling’s Shell: This set now grants you a damage shield for 6 seconds when you take damage with a 6 second cooldown, rather than a damage shield passively every 15 seconds, to fix numerous bugs and edge cases with the set.

PvP Sourced

  • Dark Convergence:
    • Reduced this set’s damage by approximately 59% but increased the scaling per target to 50%, up from 10%.
    • Reduced the radius of the effect to 10 meters, down from 12.
    • This set now pulls once after its delay, rather than twice over its duration.
    • The pull now pulls all nearby targets rather than 6 per pull so that it remains effective against large groups.
    • This set now has new visual effects to help better define its radius attack sources and timing of the detonation.
    • Fixed an issue where this set could hit targets outside of its line of sight or pull them from areas they should not have been.
    • Fixed an issue where the ramping damage bonus from this set could fail against some targets in certain situations.


  • Deadly Strikes: Reduced this sets damage done bonus to over time and channeled abilities to 15%, down from 18%.
  • Hrothgar:
    • Fixed an issue where this set could proc off other sets that applied Stuns or Immobilizes.
    • Fixed an issue where this set was not following its listed proc requirements and applying in situations it should not have been.
  • Morag Tong: Fixed an issue where this set did not proc off some attacks, such as Acid Spray.
  • Plaguebreak:
    • This set now has a 2 second delay before it starts dealing damage and ticks every 2 seconds rather than every second.
    • Increased the damage per tick by approximately 82%, resulting in an approximate 18% loss in damage over its total duration.
    • Reduced the damage of the explosion by approximately 52%, but increased the scaling per target to 50%, up from 10%.
    • This set now properly fires its explosion when the target dies while under the effect of the Damage over Time.


  • Thews of the Harbinger: Fixed an issue where this set could proc off other procs.
  • Wrath of the Imperium: This set now grants 129 Weapon and Spell Damage for its 2-piece and 325 Weapon and Spell Damage to ranged Direct Damage attacks for its 3-pieces, rather than 657 Spell Critical and 1829 Spell Critical for those attacks.


  • Chaotic Whirlwind: Updated the audio associated with this set.
  • Mantle of Siroria: This set now only procs off of Light and Heavy Attacks, rather than any source of single target Direct Damage.



  • Assistants can no longer be summoned inside Sheogorath’s testing ground for Volendrung.
  • Battleground kills will now count towards relevant achievement progress.


  • Added new queue options for Battlegrounds depending on if you are playing solo or with a group. These include:
    • Solo Deathmatch
    • Solo Random Battleground
    • Group Deathmatch
    • Group Random Battleground


  • Fixed an issue where facial hair adornments would be improperly removed when entering a crafting station.
  • Character models will no longer drop while rotating during character creation.


  • Updated the game audio to ambiance spatialization for a fuller stereo image and smoother biome transitions.
  • Fixed an issue with some waterfall sound effects that were cutting off on lower graphics settings.
  • Fixed an issue where backing out of certain Collections menus made no sound while on Gamepad Mode.
  • Added missing audio when interacting with various buttons on the Character Select screen
  • Jumping while crouched or in stealth will once again cause your footsteps to make sounds.
  • Fixed an issue where the Master Volume slider was not accurate and could sometimes mute the opening cinematic
  • Lightning strikes and cyclones in the wilderness now make the appropriate sound effects.


  • The Enchanting Certification quest now has hints telling you which runes do what to get you the Trifling Glyph of Health, if you don’t already have those glyphs discovered.

Guild Tabards

  • Fixed an issue where Guild Tabards were not equipping onto your characters.
  • Guild Tabards are now displayed in the character preview for the Heraldry tab whether they have a costume equipped or not.


  • Fixed an issue where an equipped outfit slot would not save properly.
  • Fixed an issue where the arrowhead and fletching would not change to the correct color when changing outfits.


  • You can now purchase multiples of repeat purchasable items at a time.
  • Moved Outfit Slots from the Crafting category into the Upgrades category.
  • Moved Outfit Tokens from the Crafting category into Upgrades -> Service Tokens category.
  • Moved Outfit Styles from the Crafting category into the Wardrobe category.
  • Split the Account subcategory, under Upgrades, into Character Slots and Collector’s Packs.
  • Added the Armory Slots under Upgrades -> Armory Slots.
  • Pacrooti no longer hitches into position if you open the Crown Crate window while moving.


  • You will now utilize “Joining Encounter in Progress” to travel to a dungeon boss when it is engaged by the group in the following dungeons:
    • Bloodroot Forge
    • City of Ash II
    • Cradle of Shadows
    • Crypt of Hearts II
    • Darkshade Caverns II
    • Elden Hollow II
    • Falkreath Hold
    • Fang Lair
    • Imperial City Prison
    • March of Sacrifices
    • Moon Hunter Keep
    • Ruins of Mazzatun
    • Scalecaller Peak
    • Spindleclutch II
    • Wayrest Sewers II
    • White-Gold Tower


  • Fixed an issue which could infrequently cause the wrong set items to drop in Dragonstar Arena.
  • Fixed an issue where Dragonstar Arena leaderboard rewards would sometimes contain both a one-handed and a two-handed weapon instead of two one-handed weapons.


  • Crypt of Hearts II
    • Mezeluth
      • Fulminating Void no longer affects player pets.


  • Sanctum Ophidia
    • Reduced the damage and radius of the Poison Blast ability, which is triggered when your character dies while affected by Spreading Poison.
    • Possessed Mantikora
      • Player characters dying to lava in The Serpent’s Image pocket realm will now be immediately teleported back to the fight space.


  • Help files related to events have been cleaned up, collated, and re-alphabetized. Old events that might be confused with new events that include those features have been pruned.

Anniversary Jubilee

  • Fixed an issue where using the Jubilee Cake Mementos would not hide personality props in your hands.

Jester’s Festival

  • Corrected erroneous references to “Jesters Festival” instead of the correct “Jester’s Festival”.

Whitestrake’s Mayhem

  • Changed the error message to something more human-readable when you attempt to use the Scroll of Pelinal’s Ferocity off-holiday.


  • Fixed a large number of clipping, floating, sunken, or oddly placed harvest nodes, corpses, treasure chests, books, and critters throughout Tamriel.
  • Some types of interactable objects are now easier to interact with when near a Wayshrine.
  • Updated several descriptions from Outfit Styles to fit our newer description standards. Affected styles include:
    • Anequina
    • Arthzand Armory
    • Black Fin Legion
    • Blackreach Vanguard
    • Outlaw
    • Trinimac
  • If your character dies while using the Relic of the Sentinel, your character will no longer maintain increased size.
  • Heavy Sacks now drop Potency Runes at all levels/passive ranks. The tier of Runes that drop is based upon either your current character level or crafting rank.
  • The Gloambound Bow weapon outfit will no longer incorrectly hide your quiver after jumping to a new zone.


  • Fixed an issue that caused certain continuously lit furnishings to lose their lighting when you exited and re-entered the area.
  • Fixed an issue with previewing certain furnishings where they would appear to float above or sink into the floor.
  • Fixed a minor issue where some feathers on the crow in the “Crow Totem, Gruesome” luxury furnishing were totally black instead of being properly textured.
  • Fixed an issue that caused certain furnishings to be difficult to interact with when placed near other things you can interact with, even when looking straight at them.
  • Adjusted the selection point of the “Hourglass Banner, Akatosh” furnishing to be consistent with other similar furnishings.
  • Fixed an issue where the Achievement Furnishing “Redguard Brazier, Stone Marker” was not displaying its lights properly depending on the time of day.


  • Sealed up a few teensy tiny gaps between bricks in the interior stairs up to the chapel portion of Pantherfang Chapel.
  • Fixed an issue where a segment of the perimeter wall in Pantherfang Chapel could fade from view earlier than expected on certain settings.
  • Updated the prompt when exiting the basement of Sweetwater Cascades towards the courtyard from “Climb” to “Open”.
  • Fixed an issue where you could briefly see flooring beneath the trapdoor when exiting the Sweetwater Cascades Upper Tower.


  • Guild vendor related system mails are now nearly instant.
  • Fixed a rare crash related to asset unloading that would most commonly occur when running through cities.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when traveling to houses or between other zones.
  • Fixed a rare crash that could occur most frequently in heavy combat, when a lot of on-screen effects used every frame.
  • Optimized the mail deletion settings to keep pacing with deletion demands.
  • Fixed a rare crash that could occur after swapping zones hundreds of times in a single play session.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when interacting with groups, such as when joining, handling invitations, and leader promotion.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using groups on PlayStation 5.
  • You will no longer stay in a PS5 session with other players after backing out to character selection.

Activity Finder

  • You will no longer be able to “Find a Replacement” for an LFG group until the kicked/leaving player has zoned out of the dungeon to lessen the likelihood that the new player is unable to zone in.
    • Known Issue: There are some edge cases where disconnected players that are removed from the group can take longer to be removed from instances than intended. These are still being investigated and worked on.


  • Made adjustments so some monsters will now move much less sporadically when starting new paths.
  • Fixed a large number of NPCs whose postures made them either float oddly, stand in empty space, clip into objects, or path over fixtures.
  • Fixed a bunch of issues where certain vendors and service NPCs were dealing with stage 4 vampires and transformed werewolves when they shouldn’t.
  • Fixed a large number of NPCs that didn’t have appropriate reactions or behavior when witnessing crimes.
  • Certain dead NPCs will no longer stand up after being interacted with.
  • Fixed a bunch of camera placement issues in conversations so you aren’t staring at so many knees, foreheads, or other awkward body parts.
  • Fixed a bunch of VO timing people stop talking over one another as much.


  • Fixed a bunch of typos, voice/text inconsistencies, and various other text issues.
  • Outlaws Refuge doors in Rimmen, Lilmoth, Senchal, Solitude, Markarth, and Leyawiin can now be properly quick to use while chased by the fuzz.

Alik’r Desert

  • The shortcut door in Aldunz is once again properly sealed from the exit-side.
  • Bernetta no longer sits on top of her tent in the Saltwalker Militia Camp.
  • The Oldest Orc: Fixed an issue where a wraith that would appear to deliver lines upon picking the wrong tile wasn’t properly sticking around visually for the duration.


  • Freedom’s Chains: Fixed a number of presentation, placement, and animation issues associated with this quest.

Bleakrock Isle

  • Moved the Skyshard in Hozzin’s Folly outside so you don’t have to do the quest going into the mine to acquire the Skyshard.
  • Fixed several issues with the Earth-Turner and Snow-Bourne house doors where you could enter while they were on fire, and the fires themselves were difficult to interact with.


  • Pets and Companions no longer despawn after running out of the Lightless Hollow.
  • The Harvest Heart: Fixed an issue where the Binding Totems were difficult to interact with.


  • Fixed an issue where some events would not reset properly when priests or enemies became stuck.
  • Fixed an issue where your Companion and pets would despawn by leaving the vicinity of the Bangkorai Gate.
  • Fixed an issue where some scenes in Belkarth were not playing half of their conversations.
  • The Shattered and the Lost/The Missing Guardian: Fixed an issue that resulted in two Haras being present while on both of these quests.


  • The Grocer in Mournhold now shows up in the listing of vendors at the Royal Bazaar.
  • Fixed an issue where mobs would respawn too quickly in the Tribunal Temple.


  • Angof the Gravesinger: Fixed an issue where Rottenroot could respawn too quickly during this quest.
  • Crosswych Reclaimed: Fixed an issue where you could use the Resistance Fighters’ Signal outside of Crosswych. Not that they’d come if you used it; they were miles away.
  • The Fall of Faolchu:
    • Fixed an issue where your Camlorn volunteer wouldn’t spawn if you had a Companion active.
    • If you abandon this quest at the above step, it will no longer despawn your Companion.


  • Fixed some issues with the city gates in Haven that were recently exacerbated by interact priorities.
  • Fixed an issue where your character could be detected committing crimes in Grahtwood when no NPCs were nearby.
  • The Unquiet Dead: Fixed an issue where you could get stuck in combat after using the Bone Scepter on the Possessed Soldier.


  • Audience with the Wilderking: This quest now properly displays zone story quest pins and will correctly appear in the Zone Guide.
  • The Witch of Silatar: The eavesdropping steps for this quest are now all radius pins, for consistency.

Malabal Tor

  • A Novel Idea: Fixed an issue where the shimmering barrier could not be found or used easily.

Reaper’s March

  • Fixed an issue where Aniel in Thormar could cause your Companion to join them in sweeping.


  • The Price of Longevity: Fixed an issue where the Elemental Dust and Merethrin’s Research Notes would disappear from your quest item inventory prematurely.


  • There are no longer two copies of Duryn Beleran within sight range of each other as bestowers for Kragenmoor’s quests.
  • A Gathering of Guar: Fixed an issue where you could keep zapping the poor guars after you already prodded them back to the pen. You monster.
  • Evening the Odds: Fixed an issue where the bar over the gates in Fort Virak were difficult to interact with.
  • Opening the Portal: Asking Levisii Gilvayn or Mavos Siloreth to take you back and forth from the caldera once again works properly.


  • Fixed an issue where Companions and pets could despawn when running down the stairs in Alcaire Castle.
  • Fixed an issue where distant terrain in Stormhaven could load as a black texture.
  • A Family Affair: Fixed an issue where you could get into the Nurin Farmhouse before you found the key.

Stros M’Kai

  • Like Moths to a Candle: Fixed an issue where you could jump back and forth to make Lerisa and Howler pop in and out of visibility at the end of this quest.

The Rift

  • Fixed an issue where some quest pins would sometimes try to bring you through a non-accessible portal within Riften.
  • Concealed Weapons:
    • Fixed an issue where Aera could spawn inside a door and/or wouldn’t be interactable because the door took interaction priority.
    • Fixed an issue where, as you approach Betar-Nes’s house, all of the compass pins showed up below the ground rather than on the door.


  • Hircine’s Gift: Fixed an issue where you could remain in Hircine’s hunting grounds after abandoning the quest.


  • Made several improvements to navigation of the Gamepad UI with a mouse and keyboard. The keybinds will now also update to appropriate mouse/keyboard iconography.
  • Updated the icons for Champion Point Achievements to match the new Champion Point trees.
  • Renamed the item type “Keep Recall Stone” to “Recall Consumable”.
  • Clarified the error message that displays when attempting to activate the default mount on a Companion when it’s already active.
  • Made several improvements to messaging when using a service token at character select that allows you to preview your character with collectibles active:
    • Added tooltip to appearance types to notify when the appearance type may be obstructed by a collectible.
    • Updated the collectible blocking tooltip visibility when the preview changes.
    • Added keyboard support for a warning icon with a tooltip when the view of slider type in a preview is potentially obstructed.
  • Added an error message for when a friend note doesn’t save due to too many save attempts.
  • Updated the alert message that displays when attempting to travel to a player and the instance is full.
  • Fixed an issue where keybinds could appear disabled/enabled incorrectly in some situations.
  • Fixed an issue where Crown Store purchase confirmation text would use the incorrect color for ESO Plus discounted items with Crown Gem currency icons.
  • Fixed an issue where invalid names chosen during character creation would remain red when they were no longer in violation.
  • Fixed an issue where splitting a stack while a search term was present in the Inventory wouldn’t display the newly split stack.
  • Reduced the likelihood of randomly encountering UI errors messages involving voice chat.
  • Fixed an issue where promoting a player to group leader would show the incorrect player promoted in the game UI.


  • Fixed an issue where the lowest value for Minimum Transparency on the chat window was sometimes displaying as -0.


  • Fixed an issue where the “Repair All” prompt would show the same text twice.
  • Added the repair cost to the Accept keybind.


  • Fixed an issue where returning to the Skill Advisor after purchasing a skill wouldn’t scroll to the new skill.
  • Fixed an issue where Skill Advisor build names could display grammar markup.
  • Fixed an issue where hovering over one of the +/- keybinds in the Champion UI could cause the tooltip to flicker in and out.
  • Fixed an issue where durations on ability tooltips wouldn’t account for duration altering buffs/debuffs.
  • The triggers can now be used to navigate Companion menus.

Help & Tutorials

  • Fixed various typos and grammatical errors in help entries and collectible acquire hints.
  • Updated several help sections with additional line spaces to aid in reading.
  • Updated Tutorial and Help text to be more accurate when using a keyboard with Gamepad UI.


  • Added tooltips to the Path Settings in the Housing Editor.


  • The unread mail indicator in the mail screen will now report the actual number of unread mails, not just the number that are visible. This is only relevant when you have too much mail for the mail screen to display.
  • Fixed an issue where reloading your UI while in the mail screen could cause your mail to not properly reload.


  • Fixed an issue where quest tracker text could get stuck in a greyed-out state after bringing up text chat.

That’s about it for the patch.

Source: The Elder Scrolls forums

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