The Elder Scrolls Online: Crafting – Enchanting

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Enchanting is a profession in Elder Scrolls Online. You can use it to create Glyphs to add magical effects to weapons, armor and jewelry.

Enchanting has an associated skill line that is revealed through use of the Enchanting profession. Known abilities are listed below.


Passive Abilities
Passive abilities are active all the time, and affect the outcome of Enchanting related activities.

Name Line Rank Skill Rank Description
Potency Improvement
Potency Improvement
1 I Allows the use of Jora, Porade, Jode and Notade Potency Runestones to make Glyphs of levels 1-15.
5 II Allows the use of Jera, Jejora, Ode and Tade Potency Runestones to make Glyphs of levels 10-25.
10 III Allows the use of Odra, Pojora, Jayde and Edode Potency Runestones to make Glyphs of levels 20-35.
15 IV Allows the use of Edora, Jaera, Pojode, and Rekude Potency Runestones to make Glyphs of levels 30-45.
20 V Allows the use of Pora, Denara, Hade and Idode Potency Runestones to make Glyphs from level 40 to Champion 30.
25 VI Allows the use of Rera and Pode Potency Runestones to make Glyphs of Champion 30-50.
30 VII Allows the use of Derado and Kedeko Potency Runestones to make Glyphs of Champion 50-70.
35 VIII Allows the use of Rekura and Rede Potency Runestones to make Glyphs of Champion 70-90.
40 IX Allows the use of Kura and Kude Potency Runestones to make Glyphs of Champion 100-140.
50 X Allows the use of Rejera, Repora, Jehade, and Itade Potency Runestones to make Glyphs of Champion 150 and 160.
Aspect Improvement
Aspect Improvement
1 I Allows the use of Common (white) and Standard (green) Aspect Runestones.
6 II Allows the use of Superior (blue) Aspect Runestones.
16 III Allows the use of Artifact (purple) Aspect Runestones.
31 IV Allows the use of Legendary (gold) Aspect Runestones.
Keen Eye: Runestones
Keen Eye: Runestones
2 I Runes in the world will be easier to see when you are 20 meters or closer.
7 II Runes in the world will be easier to see when you are 30 meters or closer.
14 III Runes in the world will be easier to see when you are 40 meters or closer.
Enchanting Hireling
Enchanting Hireling
3 I When you go offline, a hireling will find Runestones for you. Your hireling refreshes every 24 hours.
12 II When you go offline, a hireling will find Runestones for you. Your hireling refreshes every 24 hours. Your hireling has a good chance of finding rarer Runestones.
32 III An Enchanter hireling will search for resources for you. A new delivery from your hireling can be claimed the next time you log in or change zones, provided it has been no less than twelve hours since the last bundle.
Runestone Extraction
Runestone Extraction
4 I Increases the chance of extracting each type of Runestone by 3%.
19 II Increases the chance of extracting each type of Runestone by 6%.
29 III Increases the chance of extracting each type of Runestone by 10%.

Maximizing Enchantment Power

There are several traits which help to increase the power of enchantments on weapons or armor.

Armor traits are available on all articles of light, medium or heavy armor and shields. There are 9 traits related to weapon enchantments.

Trait / Gem Description Magnitude
Base
1H
2H
Fine
1H
2H
Superior
1H
2H
Epic
1H
2H
Legendary
1H
2H
Divines
Sapphire
Sapphire
  • Increases Mundus Stone effects by:
3.5% 4.5% 5.5% 6.5% 7.5%
Prosperous
Garnet
Garnet
  • Increases gold from looting enemies by:
2.5% 4% 5.5% 7% 8.5%
Impenetrable
Diamond
Diamond
  • Reduces item’s durability damage 50%.
  • Increases Critical Resistance
    (amount scales on gear’s level).
6~225 15~234 24~243 33~249 42~258
Infused
Bloodstone
Bloodstone
  • Increase Armor Enchantment effect by:
8% 11% 14% 17% 20%
Nirnhoned
Fortified Nirncrux
Fortified Nirncrux
  • Increases Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance by:
7~262 17~273 28~283 38~290 49~301
Reinforced
Sardonyx
Sardonyx
  • Increases Armor by:
12% 13% 14% 15% 16%
Sturdy
Quartz
Quartz
  • Reduces Block cost by:
2% 2.5% 3% 3.5% 4%
Training
Emerald
Emerald
  • Increases experience gained from kills by:
7% 8% 9% 10% 11%
Well-Fitted
Almandine
Almandine
  • Reduces the cost of Sprinting by:
  • Reduces the cost of Roll Dodging by:
1% 2% 3% 4% 5%

Weapon traits are available on all weapons – axes, swords, maces, daggers, greatswords, battle axes, mauls, bows, restoration staves and destruction staves. There are 9 traits related to weapon enchantments.

Trait / Gem Description Magnitude
Base
1H
2H
Fine
1H
2H
Superior
1H
2H
Epic
1H
2H
Legendary
1H
2H
Charged
Amethyst
Amethyst
  • Increases chance to apply status effects by:
70% 1H
140% 2H
80% 1H
160% 2H
90% 1H
180% 2H
100% 1H
200% 2H
110% 1H
220% 2H
Defending
Turquoise
Turquoise
  • Increases total Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance (scales with gear level) by:
60~2250 1H
120~4500 2H
150~2340 1H
300~4680 2H
240~2430 1H
480~4860 2H
330~2490 1H
660~4980 2H
420~2580 1H
840~5160 2H
Infused
Jade
Jade
  • Reduces enchantment’s cooldown by 40%.
  • Increase Weapon Enchantment effect by:
8% 11% 14% 17% 20%
Nirnhoned
Potent Nirncrux
Potent Nirncrux
  • Increases Weapon Damage by:
7% 1H
7% 2H
8% 1H
8% 2H
9% 1H
9% 2H
10% 1H
10% 2H
11% 1H
11% 2H
Powered
Chysolite
Chysolite
  • Increases healing done by:
1.5% 1H
3% 2H
2% 1H
4% 2H
2.5% 1H
5% 2H
3% 1H
6% 2H
3.5% 1H
7% 2H
Precise
Ruby
Ruby
  • Increase Weapon and Spell Critical values by:
1.5% 1H
3% 2H
2% 1H
4% 2H
2.5% 1H
5% 2H
3% 1H
6% 2H
3.5% 1H
7% 2H
Sharpened
Fire Opal
Fire Opal
  • Increase Armor and Spell Penetration (scales with gear level) by:
60~2250 1H
120~4500 2H
150~2340 1H
300~4680 2H
330~2430 1H
660~4860 2H
330~2490 1H
660~4980 2H
420~2580 1H
840~5160 2H
Training
Carnelian
Carnelian
  • Increases experience gained from kills by:
2.5% 1H
5% 2H
3% 1H
6% 2H
3.5% 1H
7% 2H
4% 1H
8% 2H
4.5% 1H
9% 2H
Decisive
Citrine
Citrine
  • Chance to gain 1 additional Ultimate anytime that Ultimate is gained:
9% 1H
18% 2H
11% 1H
22% 2H
13% 1H
26% 2H
15% 1H
30% 2H
17% 1H
34% 2H

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