Community Guides

Community Guides – Greymoor & Update 26 Special

Get the most out of the Greymoor Chapter and Update 26 with these community-made guides and builds.

ESO Community Guides—New Player Special

If you’re looking for help getting started in your adventures in Tamriel, check out these excellent community-made guides!

ESO Community Guides—Dragonhold Special

Dragonhold and Update 24 are now live on PC/Mac, and that means we have a host of updated builds (one for every class!) and guides from the…

Community Guides—Scalebreaker Special

Update your builds and jump into Scalebreaker’s new dungeons with these brand-new guides from the ESO community!

Getting Started

10 New Player Tips for The Elder Scrolls Online

Are you a new Elder Scrolls Online player? Here are 10 helpful tips for new players from the ESO development team.

New Player Guide: Getting Started Part 1

Welcome to The Elder Scrolls Online, an online RPG set in the the Elder Scrolls universe. Limitless adventure awaits you in Tamriel – and we…

New Player Guide: Getting Started Part 2

Read this short guide for basic information on exploration, leveling, and combat in The Elder Scrolls Online!

New Player Guide: Getting Started Part 3

Check out this guide for basic information on ESO’s story, crafting, PvE activities, and more!

The Basics

Check out Jewelry Crafting With this Preview & Guide

With The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset, you can craft and improve your own rings and necklaces! Learn everything you need to know about th…

Outfit System: Basics Guide

The Outfit System allows you to completely tailor the appearance of your gear, regardless of what your character is currently wearing. In th…

Dungeons Guide: The Basics

The Elder Scrolls Online features a host of dangerous dungeons for you and your comrades to explore. Check out this guide to how dungeons wo…

Homestead: Basics Guide

Homestead, The Elder Scrolls Online's player housing system, allows you to own and personalize homes across Tamriel. In this Basics Guide, y…

Character Management

New Player Guide: Skills & Leveling Up

As you gain experience in The Elder Scrolls Online, you'll earn levels and gain additional Attribute and Skill Points. You can find informat…

New Player Guide: Inventory & Items

When exploring Tamriel, it's inevitable that you'll receive items and rewards for your many (brave) deeds. Here you can find information on…

New Player Guide: Chat & Grouping

The Elder Scrolls Online can be enjoyed solo, but it is also filled with your fellow adventurers. You can find information on how to interac…

Update 11 Guide: Costume Dyes

ESO's long-anticipated costume dye system is here! Enjoy the huge amount of variations this new system will bring to your costumes and hats!


New Player Guide: Gathering & Crafting

In The Elder Scrolls Online, you can craft with the following Skill Lines: Clothing, Woodworking, Blacksmithing, Alchemy, Enchanting, and Pr…

New Player Guide: Group PvE Challenges

When travelling in a group in The Elder Scrolls Online, there are countless opportunities for adventure. If you enjoy playing as part of a g…

New Player Guide: Player vs Player Challenges

Ready to take on other players in The Elder Scrolls Online? There are three ways you can enjoy Player vs Player combat in Tamriel: Dueling,…

Update 12 Guide: Return to Craglorn

With Update 12 and One Tamriel, important changes are coming to Craglorn! Many of the quests, dungeons, and overland content in the zone hav…

Advanced Guides

Guide to Event Tickets & Rewards

Learn about ESO's Event Tickets and the rewards you can acquire with them!

Orsinium Guide: Maelstrom Arena

In our final Orsinium guide, you'll learn all about the solo-challenge called Maelstrom Arena. We'll give you the ins and outs of how to ent…

Introducing Undaunted Pledges

Every dungeon-delver will want to check out this detailed guide to pledges.

Homestead Guide: Master Writs

You're a crafter that's created everything that can be made. What's there to do now beyond making items for your guildmates and friends? Mas…


New Player Guide: Minimum Spec

You can check The Elder Scrolls Online's system requirements here.

New Player Guide: Getting Help

If you encounter a problem that prevents you from accessing your account or that keeps you from playing the game, we're here to help.

Guide to ESO Plus Membership

Check out this guide for information on all the benefits you can enjoy with ESO Plus membership!