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Released on October 12 2015.

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited v2.2.1 is an incremental patch for the PTS that addresses a number of issues in Wrothgar, Malestrom Arena, and Old Orsinium. We've also made fixes to the base game patch for gameplay, crafting, itemization, UI, and more.

While this patch does not address the current issues with monsters having 50% more mitigation or ability cost being higher than intended, they will be fixed in patch 2.2.2.

The size of this patch is approximately 5.9GB for English, and 5GB for German and French. Thanks to everyone for your feedback and bug reports so far, and we look forward to seeing what you think of this latest patch!

Available Templates[edit]

We've updated the Veteran Rank 14 templates to be Veteran Rank 16. Note: The gear for these templates has not changed. New item sets and weapons from Orsinium will be added for testing in a future PTS patch.

DLC Fixes & Improvements[edit]

Dungeons & Group Content[edit]


  • White-Gold Tower (Normal & Veteran)
    • Fixed an issue where the Planar Inhibitor could be tanked by pets; she can now only be tanked by other player characters.
    • The Adjudicator will no longer repeat herself incessantly, proclaiming your demise.

Public Dungeons

  • Old Orsinium
    • You will no longer be able to lure Pyre Keeper Rugdrulz away from his chamber.
    • Corpses in Old Orsinium can no longer be targeted.
    • You will now be able to see Nashruth die when you talk to him in Old Orsinium
    • Mercedene the Cursed's clones are now named "Mercedene the Cursed," and will now scale to match the boss.
    • Renamed the Old Orsinium Group Event to Malacath's Chosen.
  • Rkindaleft
    • Renamed the Rkindaleft Group Event to Recharge the Batteries.
    • The Rkindaleft Group Event will no longer award a skill point every time you complete it.

Imperial City[edit]

  • General
  • Imperial City daily quests can now be completed concurrently instead of one at a time.
  • Made several adjustments to ensure you are guided to the proper locations when turning in quests.
  • Aminyon now displays proper lip synching with her words.


  • All Ogrim, Daedroth, and Grevious Twilight will now properly drop Monstrous Teeth in the Imperial City and Imperial Sewers.
  • Fixed an issue where you were unable to obtain VR15 loot in the Imperial City that was normally available in the Live client.
  • Increased the drop rate of set items from the White-Gold Tower and Imperial City Prison dungeons by approximately 2.5 times their previous rate.

Patrolling Horrors

  • King Khrogo's Daedric Tremor will now stagger anyone who is attempting to block it.



  • Fixed numerous floating assets throughout the zone.
  • Fixed multiple issues with clickable objects in Wrothgar.
  • Fixed various areas where you could get stuck in the Temple of Ire.
  • Corpses in Frostbreak Fortress can no longer be targeted.
  • Friendly soldiers will no longer respawn instantly in Frostbreak Fortress.
  • Fishing nodes are no longer located in deadly Slaughterfish waters.
  • You will no longer find Echalettes attempting to climb tents in Wrothgar. Silly Echalettes.
  • Fixed an issue that was preventing some Wrothgar crafting stations from being usable.
  • You will no longer be able to climb outside the intended play area in Frostbreak Fortress.
  • The catapult strikes in Frostbreak Fortress will now damage you.
  • Reduced the number of enemies found in clusters of three in the following areas and quests:
  • You will now be directed to the cart from Auridon to Wrothgar in the event you haven't completed the quest Invitation to Orsinium.
  • You can no longer pickpocket or kill a few NPCs in Orzorga's Waystation due to potential quest impact.
  • Moved some Craglorn-specific stolen items out of the pockets and safeboxes of Wrothgar, and replaced them with more appropriately themed items.
  • Updated the loot that drops from heavy sacks in Wrothgar so you will no longer receive leather and cloth simultaneously.
  • You will now receive an error message if you try to open a container that is above your Veteran Rank.
  • Repositioned some survey report harvestables in Wrothgar to sit more flush with the terrain.
  • Reduced the difficulty of the battle against Nikolvara in Nikolvara's Kennel.
  • Fixed various camera issues with using cooking fires in Wrothgar.

Art & Animation

  • Fixed several assets that could cause camera clipping throughout Wrothgar.
  • Improved Forge-Mother Alga's animations during conversations so she always looks in your direction.
  • Tassets for the Trinimac Medium Armor will now appear when worn by female player characters.
  • There will no longer be any visible gaps between your neck and waist when equipping the Trinimac Light Armor.
  • Improved the lip-syncing for various NPCs in Wrothgar.


  • Fixed an issue where audio would appear to get stuck after transitioning to and from interiors and exteriors.
  • Replaced many instances of placeholder "robo-VO" with real VO.
  • Fixed an issue where some bear mount sounds mistakenly had Senche mount sounds.


  • Fixed an issue where the Ancient Orc style motif Book and Chapters would state that they required Rank 9 in a crafting passive. This was never the case, and the Book and Chapters no longer list a tradeskill passive requirement (since one never actually existed).
  • The Regalia of the Orsimer King's Acquire Hint was a spoiler. Shh! We want everyone else to be surprised by what happens in Orsinium. The Acquire Hint has been altered to be less spoiler-y, while still being accurate and helpful in acquiring the Collectible costume.
  • Fixed an issue where some interactable objects were not displaying the correct tooltip text.
  • Fixed an issue where clickable items in the Ancient Orc style were displayed in your inventory as the more modern Orc style.
  • Fixed an issue where the icons for the Old Orsinium Sentry and Trinimac's Penitent Knight costumes were switched. They are now properly assigned to the correct costumes.

Item Sets

  • Hunt Leader: Fixed an issue where this item set's ability would not work properly if two player characters with the item set attacked the same target. We also fixed an issue where this item set's ability was not being correctly triggered by area of effect abilities.
  • Maelstrom's Destruction Staff: Fixed an issue where Lightning Staff heavy attacks did not fully benefit from this enchantment's bonus.
  • Trinimac's Valor: Clarified the tooltip for this item set ability to state it will not trigger from shields cast on yourself.

Maelstrom Arena

  • Made several adjustments to the following weapons from Maelstrom Arena:
    • Decreased the damage over time on the two handed Maelstrom weapon.
    • Increased the bonus damage on the One Hand, Destruction Staff, and Bow weapons.
    • Increased the bonus to Weapon Power and Spell Power on the Dual Wield weapons.
  • Adjusted the Xivilai dialogue to better match the VO.
  • Arena 1
    • The Miasma snare now has a proper icon in this arena.
  • Arena 7
    • The Argonian Behemoth's Lingering Spit will now hit you more reliably.
    • The Argonian Venomshot's Arrow Spray will no longer erroneously display that it is interruptible.
    • You can no longer jump over Volatile Plant's Volatile Explosion ability to avoid being affected by it.
    • Volatile Poison can no longer be purged.
  • Arena 8
    • Reflecting Fiery Chain will now pull you to Valkyn Tephra.
    • Valkyn Tephra's Withering Bolt will now display properly when it is reflected.
    • Valkyn Tephra's Heavy Smash will no longer affect player characters who are immovable.
    • Fixed an issue where Valkyn Tephra's name was misspelled when speaking to Fa-Nuit-Hen.

Monster Abilities

  • Echatere
    • Ram now displays a telegraph.
  • Ogre Elder
    • Ice Pillars will no longer spawn inside the Ogre.
  • Priest of Trinimac
    • It is no longer possible to hit or channel spells on a leaping Priest.
  • Reach Mage
    • Flames no longer hit targets behind the caster.
    • Grasping Vines damage is now evaluated against player defenses.
    • Grasping Vines no longer partially fails when it is recast shortly after a successful cast.
    • Grasping Vines now displays a telegraph.
    • Increased the range of Grasping Vines to 32 meters.
  • Vanquisher
    • This monster will now throw a javelin instead of a sword.


  • Fixed multiple issues with the map pins for the following quests:
  • A Cold Wind from the Mountain: The meat associated with this quest is now easier to pick up.
  • A Question of Succession:
    • Ulghesh can no longer be killed, previously blocking your quest progress.
    • Adjusted the overall conversation and theater scene for this quest.
    • The correct chief will now appear if you lie to Yazara and Laurig wins the duel.
  • Blood and the Sacred Words: You will no longer be blocked from using the Path of the Faithful when using a controller.
  • Blood on a King's Hands: Chains can now be reflected, and Reflecting Chains will now pull you to the final boss. We also fixed various issues with the final battle for this quest.
  • Blood Price: Glagosh will no longer return from the dead if she is killed during this quest.
  • Draugr Dilemma: Fixed an issue where the map pins were not displaying for the stones associated with this quest.
  • For King and Glory: Your quest progress will no longer be blocked if you log out when meeting King Kurog. We also fixed an issue where abandoning this quest would still prompt you to talk to King Kurog.
  • Hidden Harvest: Fixed an issue where Eveli would not appear after leaving Frostbreak Fortress.
  • Invitation to Orsinium: Stuga will no longer appear after you accept this quest.
  • In the Name of the King: Fixed an issue where your quest progress could become blocked at certain points of this quest.
  • Long Live the King: Fixed an issue where your quest progress could become blocked if you left the area unexpectedly.
  • The Hand of Morkul: Fixed an issue where the quest progress would not properly update for everyone in a group.
  • Thicker than Water: The quest pins for this quest now correctly point to ogre locations.
  • Tinker Trouble: The Dwarven sphere associated with this quest will no longer despawn unexpectedly.


  • Map pins will no longer send you through Wrothgar if you are outside the zone and tracking quests in other zones.

Base Game Fixes & Improvements[edit]

Alliance War[edit]


  • Attempting to travel to a wayshrine within Cyrodiil will now give the proper error message.

Art & Animation[edit]


  • NPCs will now return to their correct sitting position after you attack them.

Combat & Gameplay[edit]


  • Fixed an issue where several damage over time effects were not allowing multiple casters to apply their own stack. For example, previously if two player characters cast Scalding Rune at the same target, only one of those effects would apply damage over time to the target. This is now corrected for the following abilities:
  • You can no longer resurrect an ally while you are hidden or invisible.
  • Anyone with more than 501 Champion Points on their account will have their points reset when first logging in, to ensure they are under the new Champion Point cap.
  • Fixed an issue where the visual effects associated with rotating abilities were not displaying correctly.


  • Draconic Power
    • Spiked Armor: This ability now returns damage from melee area effect attacks (such as Puncturing Strikes or Blade Cloak).


  • Siphoning
    • Sap Essence: Fixed an issue where this ability's heal effect could be dodged.


  • Dawn's Wrath
    • Sun Shield: Fixed an issue which was preventing this ability's per hit increase percentage from showing in the tooltip.


  • Vampire
    • Undeath: Fixed an issue where this passive was granting significantly more damage reduction than intended.


  • Destruction Staff
    • Force Shock: Fixed an issue where this ability's shock and frost damage was delayed slightly after the fire damage.


  • Mages Guild
    • Inner Light: The Magelight from this ability will now disappear when the Magelight setting is set to off in the Settings menu.

Battle Leveling

  • Battle leveled player characters will now have more weapon and spell damage, and less health regeneration.
  • Fixed an issue where Item Set bonuses were not displayed on the Character UI properly for battle leveled player characters.

Monster & Boss Abilities

  • Omen of Blood (Stormhaven)
    • The Omen of Blood's clones are now named "Omen of Blood."
    • The Omen of Blood's clones now scale to match the size of the Omen of Blood.
    • The Omen of Blood no longer fails to summon clones after successfully casting the Clone ability.
  • Troll
    • Tremor no longer cancels early if you move out of its area of effect.
  • Wamasu
    • Ball Lightning now displays visual effects when it strikes a target.
  • Wispmother
    • Clones can now be dispelled.

Crafting & Economy[edit]


  • Fixed an issue where crafted or dropped consumables were failing to scale appropriately in Cyrodiil, Imperial City, or Wrothgar.


  • Heavy sacks found in group dungeons now have a chance to drop ore, wood, cloth, leather, and potency runes, in addition to their current drops.
    • Heavy sacks located in the Imperial City, Cyrodiil, group dungeons, and Wrothgar will now largely drop materials based on your passive crafting abilities.
      • For example, a blacksmith with rank 1 Metalworking might obtain iron ore in Cyrodiil. If that blacksmith upgrades their Metalworking passive to rank 2, they will no longer obtain the lower rank material, and start obtaining high iron ore in its place.
      • Note: At the highest passive ranks, you still have a chance to obtain materials from the previous tier.

Crown Store[edit]


  • Fixed an issue where the announcement for featured Crown Store items would appear each time you zoned, rather than once at login.

Dungeons & Group Content[edit]


Exploration & Itemization[edit]


  • Removed a placeholder achievement for Enchanting that incorrectly referred to VR17 and VR18.


  • Fixed an issue where bosses and mini-bosses in dungeons were dropping less loot than intended for battle-leveled groups formed through the Grouping Tool.
  • Removed the required level from the tooltips of Soul Gems and Repair Kits. They still function exactly as they did previously, but now you won't see a big glaring red number implying you cannot use it, even when you can.
  • Fixed an issue where the loot from Champions in various Dungeons would not scale to your level if you were below Veteran Rank 1.

Item Sets

  • Storm Knight: Fixed an issue where this item set's ability only dealt damage on the first tick.

Quests & Zones[edit]


  • The Veiled Choice: Rolancano now has the proper face effects and lip syncing for his dialogue during this quest.


  • Fixed multiple issues with interactable objects around Evermore and Nilata Ruins.


  • Fixed an issue where you could not interact with the Redguard armor around the Twice-Born Star crafting stations.
  • Fixed multiple locations where you could leave the intended playable space.


  • Bad Medicine: Aerona Berendas now has the proper face effects and lip syncing for her dialogue during this quest.


  • Fixed an issue where you could get stuck after sliding down a cliff side outside of Traitor's Tor.



  • Fixed an issue where the loot history would not display stack sizes with more than 4 digits.
  • Fixed an issue where going to the Crown Store from an announcement would display the wrong icon on the main menu.
  • Made some minor text updates in various help, tutorials, and achievements.
  • Fixed an issue where you could receive an error message when navigating the Options menu while the game was still loading.
  • Fixed an issue where your alliance icon in the Character UI would not update after leaving a cross-alliance group.
  • Fixed an issue where the Weekly Event leaderboard timer would transfer to the Campaign leaderboards.
  • Added a toggle for displaying the loot history, which can be found in the Gameplay Options of the Settings menu.
  • Improved the animations for the loot history UI.
  • Refined the animation for the loot history to improve readability of looted items.

Controller Support

  • Fixed an issue where item names would not appear in the attachment list when viewing the mail attachments in the gamepad UI.
  • Removed the option to report another player from a received piece of mail as this option is no longer supported.
  • Removed the option to view another player's gamercard from a received piece of mail as this option is not supported through the PC client.
  • Fixed an issue where PC keybinds would appear when attempting to send mail with an attachment or when accessing the Crown Store, rather than the gamepad keybinds.
  • Added a tooltip when you hover over "Gamepad Mode (Beta)" in the Settings menu.
  • Fixed an issue where resetting the gamepad settings would not update the image displaying the keybinds for the control template.
  • Fixed an issue where the guild store would display keyboard icons while using a controller while creating a new listing.
  • Fixed an issue where, under certain circumstances, the guild store would not automatically close when using a controller.

Grouping Tools

  • Fixed an issue where text with long descriptions would be cut off the bottom of the Grouping Tool activity window.
  • Updated the level range displayed in the Grouping Tools to match the updated functionality of the tool.
  • Fixed an issue where the activity names in the Grouping Tool were displaying internal grammatical tags in the French game client.
  • Updated the message you receive when entering a dungeon with a group formed through the Grouping Tool to reflect the actual scaled level.
  • Added text when the search time to form a group through the Grouping Tools is unknown.
  • Fixed an issue where the Grouping Tool would attempt to search for a tank instead of DPS when looking for more.
  • You will no longer receive a message to jump to the group leader if the group was formed through the Grouping Tools.
  • You will no longer receive a non-dismissible notification that your group is ready after the group is formed.
  • Fixed an issue where the UI would ask which LFM roles you would like to fill when grouping. Group roles are now automatically assigned when using the Grouping Tool.
  • Group leaders will now receive a notification when a player character leaves their group, asking whether they would like to search for new players to join the group.
  • Fixed an issue where the queue time in the Grouping Tool would display incorrectly for anyone that was not the group leader.
  • You will now see your group list instead of the Grouping Tool UI after a group is created.
  • Fixed an issue where the keybind for the "Find Replacement" option that appears when a group member disbands would be non-functional.
  • Fixed an issue that was preventing you from grouping with other player characters who were not within four levels of your character.