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A 2014 MMORPG, developed by ZeniMax Online Studios, for Windows and Mac OS X. It is based on The Elder Scrolls series of single player games.

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Where is the Benefactor?

I'm in the Aldmeri Dominion and am in Vulkhel Guard. The hooded figure told me to go see the benefactor, but the map tells me to get on a boat to Davon's Watch. I looked online and it says he should ...
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What addon or setting provides this cooldown bar

I've been watching some videos of folk doing trials and saw this cooldown / casting bar. Does anyone know what addon provides it please?
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What is a good healing build for a templar in Elders Scrolls Online (xbox)?

It has been a while since I've played Elder Scrolls Online (ESO). I recently logged in to find that my skills and champion points have been reset. I'm looking for some recommendations for what other'...
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Can I sync Steam ESO files with the Bethesda client so I don't have to download them again?

I downloaded ESO from a friend's account on Steam to test whether or not it is playable on my computer. However, I intend to buy and download from the official website for various reasons. Is there ...
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Crafting writ not registering as completed

Yesterday I picked up a writ for jewelcrafting. The requirement was 2 pewter necklaces. I crafted 1 of the most simple type (the least number of resources). The text appeared in the middle of the ...
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Are lockpicks in ESO one-use only?

I just recently picked up ESO a few weeks ago during the free-to-play time. I'm enjoying it but I am/was having problems with picking locks. So I started looking at the tutorials for advice, and they ...
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What exact time of the day does the Golden vendor in Cyrodiil appear?

What exact time on Friday does the Golden vendor appear in Cyrodiil? This is another surprisingly difficult answer to find on the Internet. I have only found rough estimates with no indication of the ...
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Ayleid well shareable with group/allies in Cyrodiil?

In ESO, in Cyrodiil, I had thought that the buff gotten from Ayleid wells in Cyrodiil were shared by allies or group members gathered round the well during activation. But it’s been a while since this ...
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Wailing Prison escape!

Why cant I get out of Wailing Prison? It should not be this hard. PS4 Console Skyrim seems broke. Can anyone tell me how to get out of here. I have the quest to find the hooded figure, but I cant ...
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Is there a “special edition” version of The Elder Scrolls Online?

I’ve just about finished Skyrim Special Edition (as much as one can) and I’m looking to move into The Elder Scrolls Online but I’m confused what I should actually buy. I went for Skyrim Special ...
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Morag Tong set boost poison applied to weapon?

The 5th item text for the Morag Tong set reads that enemies “...take 10% more damage from all Poison Damage abilities...” Notice the word “abilities”. I’m worried that this set will not boost damage ...
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In Campaigns, how many players = 1 bar?

In ESO, in the Campaigns menu, you can see how populated a campaign is by how colored in 1 of 3 circular bars is. I will provide a screenshot. It shows yellow at 3 bars, and blue and red at 1 bar ...
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ESO basic game: what are the regions I can't access?

Got a bunch of treasure maps and it's annoying how it's not immediately clear which I have access to from the base game. I don't buy any additional dlc as a rule of thumb. I think Murkmire, ...
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Do different fishing holes have different odds?

I am wondering if different fishing holes have different odds distributions? For example, do some have increased odds of yielding gunny sacks compared to the average? Or do some yield rare fish more ...
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How many mundus stones per zone?

What is the quantitative distribution of mundus stones in each zone? That is, in the first zone of each alliance, how many mundus stones are there? And for the second zone in each alliance, and so on....
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Who is the elf from ESO trailers

In ESO most trailers is featured an elf (Bosmer I guess? Despite the clothing that is Altmer). In the earlier trailers (2014) I thought "heroes" were not characters from the game, but here (Summerset ...
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Returning to ESO & I haven't played since Jan 2014 looking for advice on upgrading account

I tried making a post on the official forums, but it requires an invitation, or something I don't understand. I originally pre-purchased ESO back in 2014 and played it a tiny bit, didn't like it and ...
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What is the maximum group size for Dragonstar Arena in Elder Scrolls Online

Our ESO group is looking at tackling Dragonstar Arena in Craglorn. But the wiki says it's "aimed at groups of four players rather than twelve". Does that mean it's limited to 4 players like a ...
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What are these objects in Barilzar’s Tower & Menaldinion’s Clinic?

This object is found in Barilzar’s Tower in the Morrowind expansion to Elder Scrolls Online. Barilzar is a highly intelligent Dunmer wizard. From the looks of it, it appears to be a fantasy ...
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Will steam try to 'claim' a game I didnt originally purchase via Steam? [closed]

I am specifically interested in Elder Scrolls Online (ESO). I bought it via ESO, not Steam. I have a friend that said he purchased another game via Steam and already had ESO on that computer and that ...
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The Elder Scrolls Online Morrowind (PS4)

I bought the $59 version of this game for a friend and have a few questions. Are the expansions from the original Xbox game (Bloodmoon and Tribunal) included in this version? Or are there further ...
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How is the additional damage computed?

So there are a number of skills that have a description like "Skill A does x dmg, some other effects. Skill A does y% additional dmg". For example: Warden bear Rouse a loyal grizzly to fight at ...
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Error 500 while trying to login to Elder Scrolls Online

I recently bought the game and when I try to login it shows Error 500. It's been days, can anyone please tell me what to do?
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Does melee weapon type affect combat?

For example, does a dagger do less damage than a sword if all other aspects (quality, level) of the weapons are equal? I'm beginning to think it doesn't matter. The online help under Evaluating ...
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How can I access the DLC I bought?

My brother and I share the same PlayStation, and buy all the games on our active PSN PLUS account (which is his account) and all the games DLCs etc we bought have been on both accounts but just ...
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ESO - Morrowind - Is Seyda Neen quest chain incomplete?

I have a question about the slavers quest chain (Morrowind, first city - minor spoilers ahead)... I started the quest (can't remember the quest name... is exactly at entrance - if you started with ...
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Elder scrolls online does not start from Steam

Problem and Operating System: I bought The Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) on Steam. Everything worked fine, until a couple of days ago (maybe after the Windows 10 creators update) launching the game from ...
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How to turn off quest hints?

This is not about navigation markers. This is about the gray text below some quest objectives in upper right corner of screen in default interface configuration. The text starts with "Hint:" For ...
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How long to walk across the continent in Elder Scrolls Online?

The world of The Elder Scrolls Online is huge. About how long in real life does it take to walk across the continent, east-to-west?
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eso - survive Warrior starfall as stam

I usually play mag sorc in vet trials but I got bored and want to switch to stam nb. Before going "whaaat???" yes I do know is easier to sustain as mag, you have better aoe etc. But I like my nb more, ...
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How do I know if I already have disenchanted a trait?

In ESO, you can disenchant traits on armor and weapons for creating that same trait on new armor and weapons. Is there a way to know if I've already disenchanted the trait on an item? I'd like to ...
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Why did we get so much XP in this dungeon?

I'm of course not asking for anyone to go dig into the game logs to figure out exactly why we got so much XP but here is the situation. My friend and I decided to do a dungeon, we're both level 50 at ...
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Weapon scaling in "One Tamriel" update 14 (and onwards) regarding leveling?

Ì noticed that if I had a level 48 sword, and was level 48, it did X amount of damage. Once I leveled up to level 49, it did Y amount of damage, where Y was less than X. My guess is that the actual ...
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Dungeon Finder "Activity Complete", how to correctly leave a group dungeon on console?

A friend and I joined a random normal dungeon through the Dungeon Finder in Elder Scrolls Online on Xbox One. After playing through the dungeon and killing the final boss we saw the other 2 players ...
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What drops to keep - endgame

I'm playing Level 50 (CP300) Magicka Templar Healer, wearing mostly Light armor. I am struggling with figuring out what to do with all the drops I have each day from running through daily dungeons or ...
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With crafting writs, what determines the required materials?

At first, I thought they were set to the type of area you were in, but I noticed in Auridon that the crafting writs switched from maple to oak as required material for woodworking. Is the material ...
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Does resetting skills get more and more expensive?

Can you reset skills as many times as you want, or will the price per point increase based on how many times I used the reset option?
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What is the difference between ESO: Tamriel Unlimited and ESO: Gold Edition?

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited and The Elder Scrolls Online: Gold Edition are listed separately on Steam. What are the differences between them?
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Siege engines range

In ESO we have ballistas, catapults, trebuchets, rams and oil pots. Leaving the last 2 out (for obvious reasons) I'm having troubles to determine the average range for each of them. Also, is that ...
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eso - How much dmg does burning do

In ESO any fire dmg has a chance to apply burning. I found tens of post on how it is applied, how it stacks, how it refreshes. Also most skills explain pretty clear the things listed before. What I ...
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Stuck in stealth mode, won't toggle off

The stealth mechanic in my game is broken. I am stuck in sneak mode....kind of? My character is crouching, I have the sneak icon on my screen but other characters don't recognize that I'm in stealth ...
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How do quest phases work with other players in an open world enviroment?

Something i have been wondering since i started the game is how exactly do the different phases work in game and how do they affect my contact with other players? Example: a village that is under ...
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Is it possible to solo group dungeons?

First of all, i understand that the name "group dungeon" means i should not do it solo. But i have tried to group up for the banished cells 3x now and every time something went wrong with a "jump ...
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How to make gold at low level?

Altho i don't have a lot of need for gold at level 15, i find that respecing my skill and attribute points takes a huge chunk out of my budget. I know its not something i should do every day, but ...
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How to get the thieves guild skill line?

I keep finding small blue boxes around the world, but i cannot open them because i do not have the thieves guild skill line. Where or how can you obtain this skill line?
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How does agro work in The Elder Scrolls Online?

From a tank perspective, how does the agro system work in ESO? I only see a very limited amount of abilities that will force a target to attack you for x seconds (and this is only inside the one hand ...
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How are skills and abilities leveled up?

How exactly are skills and abilities leveled up in The Elder Scrolls Online? Sometimes i seem to get experience and all of a sudden 3 different skills are leveled up without doing anything. Do skills ...
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Is there a way to wear this special armor as a costume?

During the last quest of the base game's main story (God of Schemes) you use… I recently did the quest again on a new char and I realized it looked pretty good. What I'm looking for is if there ...
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Elder Scrolls Online: Do we keep wayshrines when we switch alliances?

So I realized in Elder Scrolls Online when you reach level 50 you can go to other campaigns and everything will be revamped to your level, but one thing DOES bother me. Will we be able to keep and use ...
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How exactly does the champion point system cap work in elder scrolls online?

Confused about how exactly the champion point system works on the account level and character level in terms of maximum and contributions. I use the term champion point and level interchangeably. So ...
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