The Elder Scrolls Online: Crafting – Enchanting

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

In addition to glyphs, the Enchanting skill allows you to craft furnishings for your home.

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 Points30.
25 VI Allows the use of Rera and Pode Potency Runestones to make Glyphs of Champion Points30-50.
30 VII Allows the use of Derado and Kedeko Potency Runestones to make Glyphs of Champion Points50-70.
35 VIII Allows the use of Rekura and Rede Potency Runestones to make Glyphs of Champion Points70-90.
40 IX Allows the use of Kura and Kude Potency Runestones to make Glyphs of Champion Points100-140.
50 X Allows the use of Rejera, Repora, Jehade, and Itade Potency Runestones to make Glyphs of Champion Points150 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.

Weapon traits are available on all weapons – axes, swords, maces, daggers, greatswords, battle axes, mauls, bows, restoration staves and destruction staves.

All traits except Infused and Nirnhoned are twice as powerful on two-handed weapons as they are on one-handed weapons.

Trait / Material Description Magnitude
Normal Fine Superior Epic Legendary
Powered
Chysolite
Chysolite
Increase Healing Done by … 1H 2.5% 3% 3.5% 4% 4.5%
2H 5% 6% 7% 8% 9%
Charged
Amethyst
Amethyst
Increase your chance to apply status effects by … 1H 70% 80% 90% 100% 110%
2H 140% 160% 180% 200% 220%
Precise
Ruby
Ruby
Increases Weapon Critical and Spell Critical values by … 1H 1.5% 2% 2.5% 3% 3.5%
2H 3% 4% 5% 6% 7%
Infused
Jade
Jade
Increase Weapon Enchantment effect by … and reduces enchantment cooldown by 50%. 10% 15% 20% 25% 30%
Defending
Turquoise
Turquoise
Increases Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance by … 1H 1200 1248 1296 1328 1376
2H 2400 2496 2592 2656 2752
Training
Carnelian
Carnelian
Increase Experience Gained from kills by … 1H 2.5% 3% 3.5% 4% 4.5%
2H 5% 6% 7% 8% 9%
Sharpened
Fire Opal
Fire Opal
Increase Physical Penetration and Spell Penetration by … 1H 1200 1248 1296 1328 1376
2H 2400 2496 2592 2656 2752
Decisive
Citrine
Citrine
When you gain Ultimate you have a … chance to gain 1 additional Ultimate. 1H 12% 14% 16% 18% 20%
2H 24% 28% 32% 36% 40%
Nirnhoned
Potent Nirncrux
Potent Nirncrux
Increases Damage of this Weapon by … 11% 12% 13% 14% 15%

Armor Traits are available on all articles of light, medium and heavy armor, as well as shields.

Trait / Material Description Magnitude
Normal Fine Superior Epic Legendary
Sturdy
Quartz
Quartz
Reduce Block cost by … 2% 2.5% 3% 3.5% 4%
Impenetrable
Diamond
Diamond
Increase your Critical Resistance by … and this item takes 50% less Durability Damage. 225 234 243 249 258
Reinforced
Sardonyx
Sardonyx
Increases this item’s Armor Value by … 12% 13% 14% 15% 16%
Well-Fitted
Almandine
Almandine
Reduces the cost of Sprinting and Roll Dodging by … 1% 2% 3% 4% 5%
Training
Emerald
Emerald
Increase Experience Gained from kills by … 7% 8% 9% 10% 11%
Infused
Bloodstone
Bloodstone
Increase Armor Enchantment effect by … 8% 11% 14% 17% 20%
Invigorating
Garnet
Garnet
Increase Health Recovery, Magicka Recovery, and Stamina Recovery by … 3 5 7 9 11
Divines
Sapphire
Sapphire
Increases Mundus Stone effects by … 3.5% 4.5% 5.5% 6.5% 7.5%
Nirnhoned
Fortified Nirncrux
Fortified Nirncrux
Increases Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance by … 262 273 283 290 301
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