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Official Discussion Thread for "Murkmire and Update 20 Preview"

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This is the official discussion thread for the blog article Murkmire and Update 20 Preview. Explore what’s coming with our new zone and learn about the Update 20 base game pack in this preview article!
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  • Aerithone
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    "The Elder Scrolls Online: Murkmire is coming soon for ESO Plus members and the in-game Crown Store, and it will be available as a Daily Reward for the month of November."

    @ZOS_GinaBruno What do you mean by that highlighted part?
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  • RebornV3x
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    Looks cool new arena sounds great I'm weary of the changes to Cyrodill and I wonder what sustain changes will happen and what will happen to damage shields has me a bit worried
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  • Ankael07
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    I sure hope providing a counterplay opportunity to Damage Shields will happen only against shield stackers. Otherwise, this change will do nothing but force Sorcerers to stack even more
    Edited by Ankael07 on September 13, 2018 2:33PM
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  • LukosCreyden
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    Aerithone wrote: »
    "The Elder Scrolls Online: Murkmire is coming soon for ESO Plus members and the in-game Crown Store, and it will be available as a Daily Reward for the month of November."

    @ZOS_GinaBruno What do you mean by that highlighted part?

    @Aerithone From what I read, it means exactly what it says. In november, you get the dlc as a daily login reward. Probably on the last day of the month.
  • code65536
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    Aerithone wrote: »
    "The Elder Scrolls Online: Murkmire is coming soon for ESO Plus members and the in-game Crown Store, and it will be available as a Daily Reward for the month of November."

    @ZOS_GinaBruno What do you mean by that highlighted part?

    @Aerithone From what I read, it means exactly what it says. In november, you get the dlc as a daily login reward. Probably on the last day of the month.

    And if they have it require something like 28/30 days, it would exclude a lot of people who travel for the holidays. Which I suppose is their intent.
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  • Gamergirl1973
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    This is the official discussion thread for the blog article Murkmire and Update 20 Preview. Explore what’s coming with our new zone and learn about the Update 20 base game pack in this preview article!

    Will there also be a new character slot available for purchase?
  • Thestephenmcraeub17_ESO
    code65536 wrote: »
    Aerithone wrote: »
    "The Elder Scrolls Online: Murkmire is coming soon for ESO Plus members and the in-game Crown Store, and it will be available as a Daily Reward for the month of November."

    @ZOS_GinaBruno What do you mean by that highlighted part?

    @Aerithone From what I read, it means exactly what it says. In november, you get the dlc as a daily login reward. Probably on the last day of the month.

    And if they have it require something like 28/30 days, it would exclude a lot of people who travel for the holidays. Which I suppose is their intent.

    I would guess more like 30/30 for a DLC. The 100k gold is 28/30 after all
  • Koolio
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    So minor stamina steal?
  • Evan8642
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    Still no housing furnishing cap increase /smh shouldn’t this have been addressed before adding some junky music boxes
    Edited by Evan8642 on September 13, 2018 4:08PM
  • Universe
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    Overall, some good changes to Cyrodiil :)

    Though I'm worried about this:
    "provide counterplay opportunities for Damage Shield Abilities".

    Damage shields are not OP and I can sense there is an incoming unnecessary nerf to the damage shields.
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    Top alts: Genius(stamina/sagicka Dragonknight) The Force(stamina Nightblade) and other chars.
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  • Cinbri
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    "If you survive, you will earn powerful new weapons, such as the Blackrose Greatsword that boosts your Uppercut ability, and new item sets. "
    So, beside blackrose weapons it also will drop new droppable item sets? Like 3 craftable+ 3 droppable arena + 3 overland + blackrose ?
    Edited by Cinbri on September 13, 2018 7:25PM
  • ZarkingFrued
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    Please just stop nerfing sorc, I already haven't loaded it up in over a month. You're gonna destroy the game further if you keep nerfing everything
  • mdylan2013
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    This is the official discussion thread for the blog article Murkmire and Update 20 Preview. Explore what’s coming with our new zone and learn about the Update 20 base game pack in this preview article!

    Will there also be a new character slot available for purchase?

    omg yes please @ZOS_GinaBruno make us happy :)
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  • JimmyJuJu
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    Looking forward the upcoming changes in Cyrodiil. I enjoy regular changes to the game to keep things interesting.

    Like...one sorc's CC loss is another templar's execute gain ;)
  • Jake1576
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    Wondering what kind of changes they are talking about when they are talking about medium armor passives
    Edited by Jake1576 on September 13, 2018 5:48PM
  • VaranisArano
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    Universe wrote: »
    Overall, some good changes to Cyrodiil :)

    Though I'm worried about this:
    "provide counterplay opportunities for Damage Shield Abilities".

    Damage shields are not OP and I can sense there is an incoming unnecessary nerf to the damage shields.

    I think we all sensed an unnecessary nerf to damage shields coming when damage shields got the blame for why healers aren't needed in dungeons at the class rep meeting.
  • WIZZARD2K
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    ...Blackguard, a monstrous band comprised of the ancestors of the prison’s former inmates.
    Are they ancestors or their descendants?
  • Aerius_Sygale
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    Universe wrote: »
    Overall, some good changes to Cyrodiil :)

    Though I'm worried about this:
    "provide counterplay opportunities for Damage Shield Abilities".

    Damage shields are not OP and I can sense there is an incoming unnecessary nerf to the damage shields.

    No, it is DEFINITELY necessary. Perpetual Damage Shielded status is NOT okay...
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  • Universe
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    Universe wrote: »
    Overall, some good changes to Cyrodiil :)

    Though I'm worried about this:
    "provide counterplay opportunities for Damage Shield Abilities".

    Damage shields are not OP and I can sense there is an incoming unnecessary nerf to the damage shields.

    I think we all sensed an unnecessary nerf to damage shields coming when damage shields got the blame for why healers aren't needed in dungeons at the class rep meeting.

    It seems the Class Rep program is making more balance issues than balance improvements.
    No offense Reps, it is just isn't working.


    Universe wrote: »
    Overall, some good changes to Cyrodiil :)

    Though I'm worried about this:
    "provide counterplay opportunities for Damage Shield Abilities".

    Damage shields are not OP and I can sense there is an incoming unnecessary nerf to the damage shields.

    No, it is DEFINITELY necessary. Perpetual Damage Shielded status is NOT okay...

    Any decent player can go through a sorcerer shields in PVP.
    Also, they provide an OK amount of defense in both PVP and PVE.
    In hard PVE and PVP gameplay the shields are essential and nerfing the shields won't accomplish anything.
    Edited by Universe on September 13, 2018 6:27PM
    Some videos I recorded for fun: Main character:
    PC EU main: Universe - AD magicka Sorcerer, Former Emperor, Grand Overlord, The Merciless, Trial Bosses Solo Champion
    Top alts: Genius(stamina/sagicka Dragonknight) The Force(stamina Nightblade) and other chars.
    PC NA main: The Magic - AD magicka Sorcerer
    Started playing ESO in beta & early access
    User_ID: Daedric_Prince
  • corvair62
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    Since it said it will be available with the daily rewards, does that mean the Launcher will still be broke and we'll miss it because we cant log in. I already missed out on the 100,000 gold and no word from ZOS on fixing that for us that had launcher issues. Guess we'll have to wait and see......
  • Glaiceana
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    Amazing! Thank you for the music in houses and being able to group + move and undo furniture changes!! And giving us the ability to reorder characters!! :D
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  • Universe
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    code65536 wrote: »
    Universe wrote: »
    It seems the Class Rep program is making more balance issues than balance improvements.

    Damage shields were brought up at the meeting by Wrobel, not by the reps.

    Well I can't say I'm surprised.
    Though I don't notice a real positive influence made by the Class Rep program on combat balance, but this is a topic for other discussion :)
    Edited by Universe on September 13, 2018 6:54PM
    Some videos I recorded for fun: Main character:
    PC EU main: Universe - AD magicka Sorcerer, Former Emperor, Grand Overlord, The Merciless, Trial Bosses Solo Champion
    Top alts: Genius(stamina/sagicka Dragonknight) The Force(stamina Nightblade) and other chars.
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  • ezio45
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    @ZOS_GinaBruno can we plz have more info on the shield changes.... their are ALOT of light armor players getting extremely mad rn, myself included
    Edited by ezio45 on September 13, 2018 7:04PM
  • pattyLtd
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    Some people expect way to much from the class reps.
    Their influence is obviously going to be marginal but at least we have some channel to zos now.

    On the murkmire news:
    Yet again an update im dreading more then hyping for it.

    Hope they dont nerf shields there already extremely limited, i hope the provide counterplay means they add things to other classes to help against shields instead of destroying the entire defense from it for all parts of the game.
    I have very little trust in zos by now. So im going to prepare by looking for alternative hobbies. Haha
    English is not my native language, no grammar police please, tyvm
  • Darkonflare15
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    ezio45 wrote: »
    @ZOS_GinaBruno can we plz have more info on the shield changes.... their are ALOT of light armor players getting extremely mad rn, myself included

    You will have to wait for tommorow. No point in getting angry when you do not have all the info. Plus light and medium armor are getting buff. So it best to wait then getting upset over something not set in stone.
  • ezio45
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    pattyLtd wrote: »
    Some people expect way to much from the class reps.
    Their influence is obviously going to be marginal but at least we have some channel to zos now.

    On the murkmire news:
    Yet again an update im dreading more then hyping for it.

    Hope they dont nerf shields there already extremely limited, i hope the provide counterplay means they add things to other classes to help against shields instead of destroying the entire defense from it for all parts of the game.
    I have very little trust in zos by now. So im going to prepare by looking for alternative hobbies. Haha

    there are already enough counter player for shields

    battle spirit halves them making them 8k ( there are abilities in pvp that 1 shot that), on top of that their are cc, shield breaker, sloads, shattering blows, drain poisons, light armors dmg mitigation from resist is already abysmal

    and ya i feel ya on the alternative hobbies... this hits pts and ill be finding something else to do for 8-10 hrs a day -_-
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