ESO Enchanting Guide

 

Enchanting in The Elder Scrolls Online

In The Elder Scrolls Online, enchanting involves creating Glyphs, which you can use to add special attributes to your weapons, armor, and even jewelry!

In order to create glyphs, you must combine three different kinds of Runestones, and these runestones can be found all throughout Tamriel in rune-nodes. 

 

Leveling Enchanting

Enchanting, as with all trades in The Elder Scrolls Online, requires that you actually use the trade to level it up.

To start, you are going to need to go and gather enough rune stones to begin creating glyphs. Once you have done that, find an Enchanting Station in the nearest town and use it. 

When you use the station, you will see the enchanting screen open, and it will be on the glyph creation screen. Simply click and drag each rune into the appropriate slot (see the Rune Type section below for more info) and create your glyph. 

To speed up how fast you level up your enchanting, don't forget to open the extraction screen while you're at the enchanting station and extract the glyphs you've made. You will lose out on some materials, but extraction contributes to leveling up your enchanting skill.

Also extract glyphs that you find when you loot mobs, as this will cause you to discover rune stone traits, and that will grant you more enchanting experience.

 

Enchanting Skills and Maxing Out

To max out your ESO enchanting level, you will need to spend skill point in the following two Enchanting skill trees: Aspect Improvement and Potency Improvement

All of the other enchanting skills are not required to max your enchanting level, but they will help. Keen Eye: Runes Stones will make it easier for you to spot rune stones out in the world to you can get your mats together more quickly; Hireling will have a minion mail you rune stones every day; and Aspect Extraction increases your chances of extracting an aspect.

 

Profitibility

The profitibility of Enchanting should be good, as there are many people who are not interested in the trade skills but are more interested in questing and dungeons, and they will want to maximize their potency.

 

Runes

Below is detailed information on all of the different runes that can be found in Tamriel and used in the Enchanting profession.

 

Rune Types

The three different types of runes that must be combined to form a glyph are: an Essence Rune, a Potency Rune, and an Aspect Rune. You can tell the type of a rune by its shape, and the shape of the rune determines which slot it goes in when you are creating glyphs.

Essence Runes: Triangle

Potency Runes: Square

Aspect Runes: Circle

 

Rune Functions

Each of the three types of runes serve a different but important purpose when you are crafting your glyph. 

Essence Runes:  Determine the type of enchantment the glyph will have (frost, fire, etc.).

Potency Runes: Determine whether the glyph will increase or decrease effects (eg: more outgoing damage and less incoming damage).

Aspect Runes: Determine the glyph's quality.

 

Available Essence Runes

 Rune Name Rune Type 
 Dekeipa   Frost 
 Deni   Stamina 
 Denima   Stamina Regeneration
 Deteri   Armor 
 Haoko   Disease 
 Kaderi   Shield 
 Kuoko   Poison 
 Makderi   Spell Damage
 Makko   Magicka
 Makkoma   Magicka Regeneration
 Meip   Shock
 Oko   Health
 Okoma   Health Regeneration
 Okori   Power
 Oru   Alchemist
 Rakeipa  Fire
 Taderi   Physical Damage

 

Available Potency Runes

 Rune Effect  Descriptor  Rune Level  Gear Level 
Jora Develop Trifling Level 1 Level 1-10
Jode Reduce Trifling Level 1 Level 1-10
Porade Add Inferior Level 1 Level 5-15
Notade Subtract Inferior Level 1 Level 5-15
Jera Increase Petty Level 2 Level 10-20
Ode Shrink Petty Level 2 Level 10-20
Jejora Raise Slight Level 2 Level 15-25
Tade Decrease Slight Level 2 Level 15-25
Odra Gain Minor Level 3 Level 20-30
Jayde Deduct Minor Level 3 Level 20-30
Pojora Supplement Lesser Level 3 Level 25-35
Edode Lower Lesser Level 3 Level 25-35
Edora Boost Moderate Level 4 Level 30-40
Pojode Diminish Moderate Level 4 Level 30-40
Jaera Advance Average Level 4 Level 35-45
Rekude Weaken Average Level 4 Level 35-45
Pora Augment Strong Level 5 Level 40-50
Hade Lessen Strong Level 5 Level 40-50
Denara Strenghten Strong Level 5 Level 40-50
Idode Impair Strong Level 5 Level 40-50
Rera Exaggerate Greater Level 6 Level VR1-VR3
Pode Remove Greater Level 6 Level VR1-VR3
Derado Empower Greater Level 7 Level VR3-VR5
Kedeko Drain Greater Level 7 Level VR3-VR5
Recura Magnify Grand Level 8 Level VR5-VR8
Rede Deprive Grand Level 8 Level VR5-VR8
Cura Intensify ? Level 9 Level VR8-VR10
Kude Negate ? Level 9 Level VR8-VR10

 

 

Available Aspect Runes

 Rune Name Rune Level 
 Ta Base / Level 1 
 Jejota Fine / Level 2 
 Denata Superior / Level 3 
 Rekuta Artifact / Level 4 
 Kuta Lgendary / Level 5 

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