ESO Patch Notes v1.3.3

ESO patch notesOVERVIEW

Welcome to The Elder Scrolls Online v1.3.3, our third major content update.

In this update, we’ve added armor dye stations where you can change the color of your armor with dyes you unlock through achievements. We’ve also added and improved many guild features including the addition of guild heraldry, guild traders, and improved guild management.

Another exciting change is the updates to our campaigns in Cyrodiil. We’ve implemented new campaign options, each with their own rule set.

Alongside these new features, you’ll find many fixes to quests, combat, art, and audio. We’re also continuing to work on the overall class balance, but are doing so carefully so as not to impact your build too much.

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ESO Dye Guide – Complete List of Dyes

eso dye systemElder Scrolls Online is getting its own dye system with Update 3, and you guessed it, this guide is all about dyes.

In ESO, dyes are unlocked exclusively through achievements. There’s dyes to be earned from just about every type of achievement in game. If you want to unlock all the dyes, you’ll be spending time doing a bit of everything!

What is the dye system all about, where can you dye your armor, what kind of different dyes are there and how do you get the different dyes in ESO. All this is answered below.

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ESO EU Megaserver Migration July 30th

ESO EU MegaserverMany EU-based ESO players, myself included, have been waiting for this day. The European ESO Megaserver will finally be migrated to Frankfurt, Germany.

The European megaserver migration will begin at (1:00PM BST) on July 30th, and the process is anticipated to be complete by (10:00PM BST).

The EU megaserver will be unavailable during this time. Official ESO website, forums and account management along with the NA megaserver will be up and running.

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The Future of ESO Panel Round-Up

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The Future of ESO Panel at Quakecon gave us some new info on many subjects. We have rounded up the most interesting bits below.

Subjects discussed in the panel

  • Imperial City
  • Spellcrafting
  • Justice System
  • Veteran & Champion System
  • New Armour & Weapons
  • Future Content & Grouping
  • Facial Animation Improvements

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ESO On Steam: FAQ

eso wolfhoundThe PC version of Elder Scrolls Online is now available on Steam. There’s also a limited time only sale on ESO to celebrate the occasion.

The Standard and Imperial editions of the game will be on sale until Monday, July 21st. You can pick up the Standard Edition for -50%, and the Imperial Edition for -40%.

You can also upgrade to the Imperial Edition and purchase the Palomino Horse on Steam.

Anyone who purchases the Imperial Edition of the game during the sale will receive an in-game vanity pet: the Wolfhound.


Questions & Answers taken from ESO Support.

Q: Can I link my current ESO account with Steam?

A: The only way to play The Elder Scrolls Online through Steam on an existing account is by adding the title as a non-Steam game. Players who purchase ESO through Steam will not be able to apply a Steam key to an ESO account that already has an ESO game key redeemed to it.

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ESO Champion System – Account Wide Progression

Paul Sage has confirmed in an interview with ElderScrollsOTR that ESO is about to get its own account wide character progression system: the champion system. Based on Paul Sage’s description, the system seems very similar to Diablo 3’s Paragon system.

The champion system in ESO will be the last phase of the veteran rank overhaul.

The Champion System in a nutshell

  • Veteran Points will be gone and turned into regular experience.
  • Any experience gained after veteran ranks will be converted to champion points, which can then be used for various different passives, such as critical hit or spell defense.
  • Unlocking champion ranks will also unlock them for any other characters on your account.
  • After a champion rank has been unlocked, you’ll be able to spend the champion points on useful passives individually on your alts.
  • This gives an incentive to keep on developing your veteran rank characters, because not only will your veteran rank character become more powerful, your other characters will also be able to benefit from champion points.
  • You’ll only be able to gain champion points after level 50.
  • Champion System will also include “seasons” with season specific champion gear, which will be hard to acquire. Champion gear will have no level requirement, so it looks like it could be ESO’s take on heirlooms.

We’ll be able to learn more from The Future of ESO Panel in QuakeCon. Stay tuned!

ElderScrollsOTR’s interview shared some juicy info on other subjects as well, such as Dragonstar Arena, the future of Imperial City and 3v3v3 Arena. Read more about it below.

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Provisioning Revamp – Major Provisioning Changes

eso provisioning changesZenimax is considering a revamp for Provisioning. You can read the full explanation of the revamp below, but here’s some of the changes the revamp would cause:

  • The number of provisioning ingredients would be cut down to half, but the number of recipes would stay the same or increase.
  • Most, if not all, of the current provisioning recipes would be changed.
  • There would be less randomness involved in getting provisioning ingredients from containers. “What you see is what you get”. Clicking on a sack of beans would no longer give you meat, and so on.
  • You could also have both a food and a drink buff active at the same time.

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ESO The Road Ahead – July 8

ESO Update 3The latest update from ZOS includes info on the following subjects:

ESO will have a strong presence at QuakeCon, with lots of announcements and community interaction.

EU Megaserver is being moved to Frankfurt, Germany in late July / early August.

Veteran System changes

  • Veteran points are being removed, instead, VR points will become standard experience points.
  • PvP experience gain will be increased.
  • “Completely new Veteran System based on new character customization and growth mechanics.”

Update 3:  Guild Extravanganza

Update 3 will be deployed on the PTS soon, and it includes lots of new guild and player customization features:

  • Better guild management
  • Enhanced guild bank management
  • Guild Store updates & Trading Kiosks
  • Guild Heraldry design
  • Armor Dyes

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ESO Patch Notes v1.2.5

ESO patch notesPatch v1.2.5 fixes bugs & other issues, but also reduces the difficulty of Veteran content. The difficulty of the first and second VR zones are brought more in line with the 1-50 zones, making the VR zones more solo-friendly.


The Elder Scrolls Online v1.2.5 is an incremental patch and addresses many issues with quests, UI, and gameplay. We have also introduced some changes to the Veteran system to make it more solo-friendly. We have implemented some small performance improvements that may result in better FPS for some. Please note that is part of an ongoing effort to resolve client performance issues, and we are working on additional improvements and fixes as well. We understand how much frustration this causes, and it remains our number one priority.

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