With the release of update 13 for elder scrolls online Tamriel unlimited comes the moment many of us have been waiting for player housing yes houses of all shape races and sizes have finally arrived along with the shiny new apartments and houses comes the addition the furnishings to flesh out that not so humble abode of yours some houses can possibly nearly four million gold but we’ll get to that in a bit first let’s dive into the details of how it will all work there are 39 homes that can be acquired by each player 3 apartment one for each faction 10 small home and medium home 10 large homes one for each playable race and three manors one for each faction each character, not player will receive one inn-room of their chosen Alliance for completing the quest given them by canthion the housing broker who is located at specific banks around Tamriel after that each home may be purchased for in-game gold or from the crown store homes will not have any maintenance fees and are yours permanently once purchased and are shared with other characters on the same account in order to purchase homes players will need to find their locations across Tamriel click on the front door and follow the purchasing instruction some homes require the player to have completed in Game accomplishment for example hero of daggerfall and imperial houses will require the player to own the Imperial Edition Imperial Edition upgrade in order to purchase however homes purchased from the crown store will bypass all requirements for any home homes have limits on the number of items collectibles and visitors that may be present with larger homes having higher caps these numbers will double the players who possess an active eso + membership providing yet another reason to subscribe to the game dueling is allowed inside homes except for apartments and inn-rooms and pets assistants and mounts cannot be something inside homes but can be placed as decorations players will be able to place objects and decorate their homes with the housing editor that is selectable once inside home items and collectibles placed will be removed from the inventory or bank that will count towards the cap limit of your home you can place any object at any angle with the only limitation being that you cannot go over the housing cap for a particular home and there is a small space at the entrance of each home that will not allow for objects to be placed in addition to furnishing items you can also place assistants, mounts, non-combat pet and a new category of furnishing collectibles called trophies that includes undaunted busts inside your home there are separate limits for furnishings and furnishing collectibles and other collectibles such as pets or mounts players may also place specialty furnishings in their homes that serve specific purposes beyond decoration these are as follows: assistants such as Nuzimeh the Merchant, light sources that can be lit or extinguished, seating that players can sit upon, target skeletons which can be used as training dummies for dps tests and try new build skills, guild reprints of Shalidor’s library which can be read by any player who enters your home, it won’t get credit unless they read the original however.
Standard crafting stations to be able to craft equipment a potion the tunable crafting station which can be activated at any item set crafting station in the world permanently attuning the station to the unique energy of that item set and binding the station to you. once attuned the station can be placed as furnishing in your home and used by you and your guests to craft items from the set it is attuned to and lastly unique objects such as dark anchor pinions that open and close and dummy elder scrolls like the ones you see in Cyrodiil. players can acquire items to place in their homes in several ways one of which is Furniture crafting which will be explained later.
Another is by purchasing them from an Zanil Theran the luxury furniture vendor found in the hollow city in cold harbour who will appear on weekends similarl to Adhazabi Aba-daro the Golden in Cyrodiil with a different selection of items each week players can also purchase housing items from home good furnishers located in each alliances main city and all capitals these vendors will provide a selection of basic furnishing as well as materials to craft from the local region undaunted busts are required by defeating the final boss in veteran dungeons trials and arenas with 34 and total rare furnishing items can also be caught while fishing or rewarded by the shadowy supplier lastly players can purchase items from the crown store with a few items being crown store exclusive. with the addition of housing so too comes the addition of furnishings that can be crafted. in order to craft furnishings players will need to first obtain the required plans and ingredients. plans can be found in containers, purchased from certain merchants, dropped from monsters or even acquired from pickpocketing or murdering citizens across Tamriel Yikes! higher-quality plans will require knowledge from multiple craft proficiencies the new materials and ingredients needed can be found in the same locations that players normally harvest crafting materials from: ore, wood, plants crates, rooms etc and each craft proficiency will also have its own set of plans that can be crafted so everyone will be able to make things for their home.
Home furnishings will also be craftable in racial styles but unlike equipment will not be required to know the corresponding racial motif to craft a particular style, however players will still need to have the correct amount of style gems needed in order to craft the furnishing. in addition like equipment, higher quality items will often require tannins, tempers, and resins to make, making the demand for these materials at an all time high. all plans, ingredients, and output items are tradable and can be sold or given to other players for their home.
Zenimax has brought a hefty housing feature to players of the elder scrolls online. having a place to call your own may seem like an afterthought or nice to have but in an MMO where socializing and collecting of loot and trophies is so paramount having a place to settle down gather and display the fruits of your effort is a gratifying experience that ties it all together. the dizzying amount of options that we have been given between types of homes, decorations and furnishings all combine to create limitless combinations. as a result no two homes will ever even be close to being alike and in MMOs being able to express your individuality is an important element.
the new year is just beginning and much more is to follow for the elder scrolls online. Here is to kicking it off with the satisfying unleashing of our inner real estate agents and interior decorators. so my place or yours? thanks for watching be sure to subscribe here and check the elder scrolls online wiki for much much more!.
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