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Why do you collect motif pages?

Dr3sden
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What makes people collect them?
  • eso_nya
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    Long ago, in the good old times of motifbooks being complete and of blue rarity, it was to be able to craft any possible item.
    Than it became being able to craft any masterwrit.
    For a very short time "to complete the outfit collection"..... Much thanks to eso marketing for putting a fast stop to that by adding all the fugly af crown exclusives.
  • Dr3sden
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    Achievements and the outfit styles. I mean, why else!

    Wait why achievements? Is it for dye or like forum leaderboard?
  • myskyrim26
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    Outfits. Before Summerset there was another reason - increased master writs drop chance, but it is impossible to keep up. Too many new motifs appear too soon, too hard to obtain and too expensive to buy. So I don't do any writs now.
  • BrianLovesLisa
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    Gotta' Collect Them All Fashionmon.
  • Dr3sden
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    Gotta' Collect Them All Fashionmon.

    What happens when you do...?
  • jlmurra2
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    I like having as many options as possible for my character's appearance.
  • KingofAnnwn
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    Just because I want to. I don't want them enough that I'll pay through the nose for one. That imperial motif still eludes me on Xbox. Found it within a week of starting on PC :D
    Xbox One
    DC - Gwenhwyfar Gwraig - Redguard Vamp Stamplar
    DC - Kiarina Florcht - Redguard Stamden
    DC - Arianwen Adahl - Altmer Mag Sorc
    PC
    AD - Lilwen Haf - Altmer Mag Sorc
    EP - Tarmena Diloren - Dunmer Magblade
    DC - Eletti Ghellon - Redguard Stamblade
  • phairdon
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    Master writs. As Archmikem stated, play dress up. Also the grand master crafting achievement for knowing all motifs.
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  • Jeremy
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    Dr3sden wrote: »
    What makes people collect them?

    Collecting them are suppose to increase your odds to get Master Writs from doing crafting dailies.

    However: I'm not sure if you need the whole set from each style for it to count or not. Would be helpful if someone more knowledgeable than me could clear that up.

    But that's why I collect them. So I can obtain and make Master Writs. Unless of course it's a style I actually use for my outfit. Then I collect them for cosmetic reasons.
    Edited by Jeremy on December 15, 2018 11:35AM
  • Zacuel
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    Makes nice exp from doing repeatable quests while making gold off guild traders selling the motifs you have already collected.

    If I don't feel like running those quests I will skip a day or two. They will be there when I feel like coming back. So it's not that big of a deal.
  • doomette
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    Same reason I collect an absurd amount of embroidery floss colors and cloth: I’m a crafter and I like a wide variety of options, even if I may never actually use them. Plus master writs and the master crafter achievement.
  • bearbelly
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    I don't collect them all (I never considered the Master Writ angle, but it is nice to have a complete style, for completion's sake); just the ones I like the look of (e.g., Primal, Barbaric, Skinchanger, whatever other motifs might catch my eye over time...), so that I can craft gear for my characters in those styles.

    I don't get really deep into role-playing, but I've been table-top gaming since the first edition of AD&D, so RPG is in my blood. My characters do end-up with a backstory in my head, and looking the part is an integral aspect of RPG, so...
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  • Jamdarius
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    I do get them so I can do any crafting writ I get my hands on for the sake of having furnishing recipes and stuff from voucher vendor.
    Edited by Jamdarius on December 15, 2018 12:20PM
  • AcadianPaladin
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    Writs? Not me.
    Achievements? Don't pay attention.
    Crafting styled gear? Nope.
    Outfits? Yes! :)
    PC NA (PvE)
  • midgetfromtheshire
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    Jeremy wrote: »
    Dr3sden wrote: »
    What makes people collect them?

    Collecting them are suppose to increase your odds to get Master Writs from doing crafting dailies.

    However: I'm not sure if you need the whole set from each style for it to count or not. Would be helpful if someone more knowledgeable than me could clear that up.

    But that's why I collect them. So I can obtain and make Master Writs. Unless of course it's a style I actually use for my outfit. Then I collect them for cosmetic reasons.

    Yeah unfortunately it's only completed styles that are counted towards the improved chance of master writs.
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    Breton MagbladeRedguard StamsorcOrc StamsorcRedguard StamDKRedguard StamdenAltmer MagsorcDunmer MagDKArgonian MagdenOrc StambladeImperial StamplarOrc StamcroBreton MagcroBosmer StambladeRedguard StamDKArgonian Stamblade
  • Mr_Walker
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    I have lots of money, so I need to spend it somewhere. I have completed a number of styles from buying at 10K or below.

    I have assassin's guild, which is not fugly, apart from that I have never used a single one of them.
  • Cillion3117
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    You need them for the master crafter title.
  • EphemeraCrawford
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    Outfits! I like my characters to wear clothes that match the climate they're adventuring in. I just got Frost caster for my poor shivering Bosmer so she can venture into Wroth gar in comfort. Her bear is fine, he's got fur. Wish I could craft armour for her mount though.
  • General_Zeranth
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    Because at this points my OCD has kicked in and I must have them all.

    Started back when I joined the game at console launch and after getting my hands on my first few I was addicted fast. Now with the outfit system I'm hopelessly lost in the depths of forever collecting that newest motif.
    Xbox - NA

    Self confessed Master Angler title chaser.

    Titles Earned: 10/∞
  • Tigerseye
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    So I can do writs, mainly.

    I love a few of them and use them for outfits; but, most of them are just so I can do writs.
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  • SanguineMyBrother
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    Master writs and looking stylish. Duh ;)
    Xbox NA • Magwarden Main
  • GreenhaloX
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    To test the limit in how much I can sell to peeps during an event. $$$ :D
  • gimpdrb14_ESO
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    outfits are the true endgame.
  • MartiniDaniels
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    This is RPG, and in ESO there is quite small room for roleplay with your class/weapon skills, so motifs, looks and cosmetics rule the day.

    Also just for a collection and increased chance for drop of master writs.
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  • Arunei
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    Because I'm an obsessive crafter. I want them for the sake of completing all the chapters, and so I have a nice variety of motifs to choose from when making gear. I'm also a big RPer and so are a lot of my friends, so I end up making a metric heckton of RP gear for myself and my pals. Having a wide array of motifs means I can craft different stuff for a wide range of character types.
    Character List [RP and PvE]:
    Stands-Against-Death: Argonian Magplar Healer - Crafter
    Krisiel: Redguard Stamsorc DPS - Literally crazy Werewolf, no like legit insane. She nuts
    Kiju Veran: Khajiit Stamblade DPS - Ex-Fighters Guild Suthay who likes to punch things, nicknamed Tinykat
    Niralae Elsinal: Altmer Stamsorc DPS - Young Altmer with way too much Magicka
    Sarah Lacroix: Breton Magsorc DPS - Fledgling Vampire who drinks too much water
    Slondor: Nord Tankblade - TESified verson of Slenderman
    Marius Vastino: Imperial <insert role here> - Sarah's sire who likes to monologue
    Delthor Rellenar: Dunmer Magknight DPS - Sarah's ex who's a complete jerkface
    Lirawyn: Altmer Magplar Healer - Traveling performer who's 101% vanilla bean
    Gondryn Beldeau: Breton Tankplar - Sarah's Mages Guild mentor and certified badass old person
    Gwendolyn Jenelle: Breton Magplar Healer - Friendly healer with a coffee addiction
    Soliril Larethian- Altmer Magblade DPS - Blind guy who uses birds to see
    Tevril Rallenar: Dunmer Stamcro DPS - Delthor's "special" younger brother who raises small animals as friends

    PC - NA - EP - CP931
    Avid RPer. Hit me up in-game @Ras_Lei if you're interested in getting together for some arr-pee shenanigans!
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