PTS Patch Notes v10.1.0 (2024)

PTS Patch Notes v10.1.0 (1)

Home Tours
Find and share incredible housing creations with Home Tours! View recommended homes, mark favorites for easy revisiting, list your homes for touring, and browse a continuously evolving list of homes decorated by some of the most fashionable minds in Tamriel. Start exploring the creativity of the Housing community by visiting the Home Tours section of the Activity Finder today!

  • List your homes on a server-wide repository of tourable homes, and welcome visitors to your home!
    • Set a custom nickname to help your home stand out!
    • Tag your listings with up to three descriptive tags, ranging from Cozy to Sinister.
    • No limit to the number of homes you can list – if you are a housing aficionado who decorates every home to the utmost, you can list them all!
  • Tour a rotating selection of the most recommended homes.
    • This includes a mix of fresh homes that haven’t been in the spotlight recently, as well as homes that continue to be highly recommended time after time.
    • You can personally recommend up to 10 homes a week, helping choose which homes will appear in the Recommended section!
  • Find inspiration, hidden gems, and an endless sea of variety by browsing the list of available homes at your leisure.
    • Filter by specific homeowners you’re a fan of, up to three descriptive tags like “Festive” and “Games”, specific houses, or overall house category.
  • Favorite up to 100 homes (listed or not!) and revisit them easily from the new Favorite Homes section.

New Homes
Two new homes are available to test during this PTS cycle:

  • Seabloom Villa
    • Blossom lovers will delight in this picturesque villa perched on the western coastline of Auridon! With its elegant design, this cozy home awaits any who seek to nurture its blooms to life while enjoying how the light dances on the nearby rippling waters.
    • This medium home will be available for purchase later, but is currently available to test on the PTS.
  • Haven of the Five Companions
    • Originally the sanctuary for the Five Companions, this stately structure features five rooms—one for each of the original Companions—plus a central meeting space. Gorgeous views of West Weald and Cyrodiil complement the majestic serenity of this area.
    • This large home will be earned by collecting fragments from several events, but for now, this home is available to test on the PTS.

New Furnishings
With this update, we are focusing on new structural furnishings, recipes and new Master Writs.

  • 28 new furnishing plans, which can be acquired via the Skingrad Reward Coffer, obtainable by completing the West Weald World Boss, Incursion, or Delve Daily Quests.
  • 7 new Master Writ Furnishings, which can be purchased from Rolis Hlaalu.
  • One new antiquity furnishing, the Apocrypha Jewelry Crafting Station, which can be earned by collecting antiquity fragment leads from the Infinite Archive.
  • The Scribing Altar, a new crafting station that allows you to scribe from the comfort of your own home. This can be purchased from Faustina Curio for Master Writs, any Cyrodiil War Researcher for Alliance Points, and Filer Tezurs for Archival Fortunes. You can also purchase the Scribing Altar for Crowns in the Housing Editor Purchase tab.

Infinite Archive Update
The ever-shifting halls and mazelike corridors of the Infinite Archive continue to confound those willing to brave its depths. New pathways open, books thought lost to time unleash new horrors, and a mysterious new visitor has a task to offer.
Infinite Archive has added new features:

  • 2 new arenas
    • A fiery pathway fraught with danger as molten lava rocks erupt into the arena
    • An icy room with deadly freezing water
  • 10 new bosses drawn from all over Tamriel
  • 8 new Verses and 10 new Visions, including a new Avatar
  • 2 new Marauders
    • Bittog, a hulking Werewolf Behemoth
    • Zulfimbul, a charging Minotaur
  • New Fabled monsters
  • Esalinwe, a ghostly Altmer who lost their life in the Archive is back for revenge offering two daily quests targeting either Fabled or Marauder maligraphies.

New Class Item Sets
We’ve added 7 new Item Sets you can earn from Infinite Archive, each one themed around a different skill line from the 7 ESO classes. These sets come in all weights (light, medium, and heavy).

  • Aetheric Lance – Templar, Aedric Spear
    • 2 – Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
    • 3 – Adds 657 Critical Chance
    • 4 – Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
    • 5 – Dealing damage with Burning Light twice within 30 seconds creates a 5 meter area for 5 seconds. This effect can occur once every 6 seconds.

      While in the area, dealing damage with an Aedric Spear ability launches

      a spear at your target, dealing Magic Damage and applying Sundered and increasing your Weapon and Spell Damage by 300 for 6 seconds. The damage scales off the higher of your Weapon or Spell Damage.
  • Beacon of Oblivion – Sorcerer, Daedric Summoning
    • 2 – Adds 1487 Armor
    • 3 – Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
    • 4 – Adds 1206 Maximum Health
    • 5 – While you have a pet active, gain 1840 Health and 1980 Armor.

      While you do not have a pet active, increase your damage done to monsters and Healing Done by 15%.

  • Pyrebrand – Dragonknight, Ardent Flame
    • 2 – Adds 1487 Offensive Penetration
    • 3 – Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
    • 4 – Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
    • 5 – Your Light Attacks deal Flame Damage every 2 seconds over 6 seconds.

      Your fully-charged Heavy Attacks consume up to 3 of your damage over time effects to deal Flame Damage in a 6 meter radius on the target, dealing up to 200% more damage to enemies below 33% Health. The damage scales off of the higher of your Weapon or Spell damage and is increased by 20% for each damage over time effect on the target, up to 60%.

  • Umbral Edge – Nightblade, Shadow
    • 2 – Adds 1206 Maximum Health
    • 3 – Adds 1487 Armor
    • 4 – Adds 1096 Maximum Stamina
    • 5 – When you cast a Shadow ability, you gain Umbral Riposte for 3 seconds, up to once every 6 seconds. Umrbal Riposte causes you to dodge the next attack made against you and automatically curses the attacking enemy, applying Major Vulnerability for 5 seconds, increasing their damage taken by 10%.
  • Aerie’s Cry – Warden, Animal Companions
    • 2 – Adds 1487 Offensive Penetration
    • 3 – Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
    • 4 – Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
    • 5 – Dealing damage with a Light Attack applies Eagle's Mark to your target for 12 seconds. Eagle's Mark causes an eagle to attack your target every 3 seconds after a 3 second delay, dealing Physical Damage per attack and increasing your damage done with Animal Companion abilities by 10% against them.

      This effect can occur every 3 seconds but cannot be applied to enemies who already have Eagle's Mark. You can have one Eagle's Mark active at a time.

  • Corpseburster – Necromancer, Grave Lord
    • 2 – Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
    • 3 – Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
    • 4 – Adds 657 Critical Chance
    • 5 – Consuming a corpse causes the corpse to explode, dealing Magic Damage to enemies within 5 meters, increasing by 10% for each Grave Lord ability slotted. This effect can occur once every 0.5 seconds and scales off the higher of your Weapon or Spell Damage.
  • Spattering Disjunction – Arcanist, Herald of the Tome
    • 2 – Adds 657 Critical Chance
    • 3 – Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
    • 4 – Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
    • 5 – Dealing damage with an Arcanist ability applies two random status effects to your target. This effect can occur once every 7 seconds. Dealing damage with a Herald of the Time ability reduces this cooldown by 0.5 seconds, up to once every 1 second.

Item Set Curation Additions
To assist with various item chases throughout Tamriel, the following coffers will now offer curation.As with all curation, the coffers will only award items you have not yet collected. Once you have collected all pieces, curation will end and the coffers will once again reward random pieces.

  • Undaunted Monster Set Shoulder Coffers
    • This affects only the specific dungeon coffers offered by Maj al-Ragath, Glirion the Redbeard, and Urgarlag Chief-Bane. The mystery coffers are not affected by curation.
    • These coffers will be for sale for 8 undaunted keys.
  • Imperial City Monster Set Shoulder Coffers
  • Weekly Trial Reward Coffers

Master Writ Vendor Offering Adjustments
We have introduced seven new Master Writ furnishing plans on Rolis Hlaalu, which can be individually purchased for 125 Writ Vouchers each:

  • Sketch: Colovian Mirror, Standing
  • Praxis: Colovian Glassblower's Furnace
  • Pattern: Colovian Tapestry, Red Diamond
  • Formula: Colovian Alembic Set, Colorful
  • Diagram: Colovian Chandelier, Grapes
  • Design: Dawnwood Platter, Feast
  • Blueprint: Colovian Keg, Gigantic Wine

The previous seven Master Writ furnishing plans on Rolis Hlaalu, which were introduced in the Scions of Ithelia DLC, have been moved to Faustina Curio (Rolis Hlaalu's assistant) for discounted individual purchase at 100 Writ Vouchers each if you have completed the "Unsurpassed Crafter" Achievement.

  • Blueprint: Pergola, Reclaimed Wood
  • Design: Apocrypha Tree, Spore
  • Formula: Apocrypha Light Diffuser, Stalk
  • Pattern: Apocrypha Book Press
  • Diagram: Apocrypha Bookcase Platform
  • Sketch: Apocrypha Mirror, Intricate
  • Praxis: Apocrypha Wall, Eye

The previous seven Master Writ furnishing plans that were on Faustina Curio, which were mostly Necrom in style, have been collected into a new item called the "Necrom Furnishing Folio". This can be purchased from Faustina if you have the Unsurpassed Crafter Achievement, for 700 Writ Vouchers. This new folio contains the following items:

  • Blueprint: Necrom Cart, Funerary
  • Design: Indoril Chandelier, Vine-Covered
  • Diagram: Dwarven Door, Bronze
  • Formula: Telvanni Lantern, Luminous Mushroom
  • Pattern: Dark Elf Tent, Multiroom
  • Praxis: Necrom Crematory, Furnace
  • Sketch: Mirror of the Weaver

Faustina Curio now offers two new items, the "Tomehold Journeyman Furnisher's Document" and “Tomehold Master Furnisher's Document” which contain Blue or Purple Quality recipes respectively from the Infinite Archive. These are available for 30 Writ Vouchers each, provided "Infinite Archive Vanquisher" Achievement has been completed.

New Skill Styles
We’ve added 6 new Skill Styles, which are all available via in-game sources!

  • Three are available for Undaunted Keys or Archival Fortunes:
    • Twin Slashes, Lilac Purple
    • Momentum, Vibrant Yellow
    • Elemental Storm, Violet Purple
  • Three more are available via Fragment Chases, with additional rotating sourcing via Filer Ool.*
    • Silver Bolts, Gold
    • Roar, Green
    • Annulment, Yellow

* These require certain DLC to acquire.

New Collectibles

  • Body and Face Markings
    • “Feral Favor" is earned by acquiring 50 Arena Gladiator proofs and combining them with an “Arena Gladiator's Favor”.
    • “Archival Access” body and face markings are acquired by completing the achievements “Prepared Foresight” and “Gifted and Accomplished” respectively.
  • Customized Actions
    • The customized action “Hroldan Hammer Mining” is purchased with 50 master writs from Rolis Hlaalu, or very rarely found when harvesting ore.
  • Outfit Styles
    • “Cumberland Cavalier” style pages are purchased from War Researchers with Alliance Points.
    • “Thane of Falkreath” style pages are purchased from War Researchers with Alliance Points.

Achievements and Titles
This update introduces 79 new achievements and 2 new titles.

  • The title “Lexiluminous” is acquired by completing the “Triumphant Curator” achievement.
  • The title “Antiquarian” is acquired by completing the “Member of the Antiquarian Circle” achievement.
  • Added more 10th anniversary achievements, as well as several new meta-achievements.

Mount Preview Improvements
You can now preview a wider variety of mount behaviors including the mount up and rear up visuals, as well as the walk, run, and idle animations. No more guesswork or feeling like you need to search for a video.

  • Previewed behaviors replay periodically and include any special visuals.
  • This applies everywhere you can preview mounts including the Collections menu, Crown Store, and in-game merchants like the Impresario.

Remember Last Selected Guild Store or Guild Bank
When talking to a banker and selecting Guild Bank or Guild Store, the menu will now default to the previously selected Guild Bank or Guild Store from your current session.

Event Testing: Undaunted Celebration
You got what it takes, scamp? Undaunted Celebration is back!

  • The first final dungeon boss you defeat in a day will drop two (2) Event Tickets and a special Glorious Undaunted Reward Box.
    • As with previous years, this box contains treasures, motif pages, and a guaranteed chance for Opal weapons, which feature Undaunted Celebration Opal gear from Ilambris, Troll King, Bloodspawn, Engine Guardian, and Chokethorn along with this year's new style: Earthgore.
    • Defeating the veteran hard mode of the dungeons in which those bosses appear has a chance to drop the Opal shoulder style page for those bosses as well!
    • Additional dungeons you complete award purple-quality Undaunted Reward Boxes, which still have a chance to drop those weapon style pages.
  • The Impresario offers style pages for this year’s Earthgore Opal equipment for 5 tickets each, as well as the first two fragments for the Anchorborn Welwa mount morph for 10 tickets each.
PTS Patch Notes v10.1.0 (2024)


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