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Someone should have said it. The Daggerfall Paladin Costume is terrible.

  • Aliyavana
    Michae wrote: »
    Aliyavana wrote: »
    Michae wrote: »
    Why is it pink? I have ESO+, I can dye it, but many people don't have that luxury, and this is really the worst color you could've picked for metal plate armor. Couple that with the uninspired design that's worse than armor we get during the Whitestrake's Mayhem. They could've gone away without hip and crotch flaps. I at least somehow understand them using those on motifs, as you have to mask the seams on different styles, but costumes are seamless. You'd better get something really cool for Q4 ZOS. =D

    Its covered in rubedite according to the fragments

    That explanation still doesn't make it look good. And rubedite gear more often than not looks more crimson than pink, I'd dig it more if it was darker red, not pink.

    But in the end I guess it wouldn't make that mush of a difference for me, as I don't really like rubedite. I really don't get it why the top tier metal in ESO wasn't ebony, that was established as the best armor material for quite a few games before ESO. And it looks cooler on top of that, tha black-gold color scheme with a hint of violet screams badass knight way more than reddish pink. But I digress.

    Why on Earth they decided to go with rubedite, pink or not, in the first place? This season's rewards so far were themed in gold, as in gold skin and gold mount. Why is this armor red/pink and not gold?

    I agree, it makes me angry as ebony is supposed to be god’s blood. I asked about rubedite on the recent loremaster archive to at least get lore justification as to why. If its answered, i hope it has a great backstory.
  • EdmondDontes
    I think it will be OK once dyed. It's not the best IMO, but not the worst either. It is a bit "Power Ranger" ish though.
  • Mascen
    Yes, I am not a professional concept artist. And no, I am not a fan of everything shining and pretentious. But this costume is an event award of the whole season, and it looks like it was taken from somewhere from canceled models. Dragonguard berserk is better. Dufort's new armor looks better. Yes, anything looks better. And this suit is too flat, completely unsightly in terms of design. I don't know how to put it, sorry.

    The Dufort armor has some memeable qualities because it looks kinda like old school Runscape plate armor. Mark my words you're gonna see quite a few of them in robin's egg blue with green, red, purple, gold and dull white trims.
  • Dragonlord573
    Interesting thing I've seen is this and last year's fragments have included something that's been in the files for a long time.

    Deadlands personality was the Breton Hero personality in the files which included an edgy description saying "you know how messed up the world is and no one else does. So now you can act like it." Which is why the personality is edgy and has the more rogue style jump animation.

    The Daggerfall Paladin costume had been in the files for awhile and has also been on the PTS a couple times per ESO Model Viewer.
  • Parasaurolophus
    Interesting thing I've seen is this and last year's fragments have included something that's been in the files for a long time.

    Deadlands personality was the Breton Hero personality in the files which included an edgy description saying "you know how messed up the world is and no one else does. So now you can act like it." Which is why the personality is edgy and has the more rogue style jump animation.

    The Daggerfall Paladin costume had been in the files for awhile and has also been on the PTS a couple times per ESO Model Viewer.

    This is a terrible practice. For example, I still don't understand why the canceled versions of the scalecaller and fanged worm motifs were placed as rewards for completing bg`s. This costume also looks like a failed or canceled motif.
  • Aisleyne
    Michae wrote: »
    @Aisleyne Looks better, but still generic af. =)

    Agreed. I'm not much of a plate user personally, but it is disappointing. Especially when there are so many really beautiful heavy armor designs in ESO.
  • Hapexamendios
    This ugky costume makes it easy to keep my participation minimal. Once I fill my event tickets, I'm done.
  • Taggund
    I'm starting on the Onyx Indrik instead. Skins, costumes, and personalities are not anything i generally use anyway. I also find the event style pages better than the costume.
  • Holycannoli
    Aisleyne wrote: »
    It's available on the PTS this week, if anyone wants to see how it dyes. I don't have much unlocked on my EU characters so here's Obsidian Black in all 3 slots:



    The Breton heavy armor sets look so much better.
  • Shihp00
    Peeps hating this, makes me want it more :D
  • Elvenheart
    For our final reward this year I really hope it’s another house with a lot of empty land we can build something on, like Doomchar, but somewhere in the High Isles. Or, if it has to come with a pre-built house, a wizards tower like where we meet Ember or a canyon with a little cottage like we see in the Isobel companion quest would be wonderful.
  • Jordan.nick11b14_ESO
    Hmmm...I like it. Everyone is different though.
  • Aliyavana
    Aisleyne wrote: »
    It's available on the PTS this week, if anyone wants to see how it dyes. I don't have much unlocked on my EU characters so here's Obsidian Black in all 3 slots:



    still looks bad with the exception of the helmet
  • jlmurra2
    Yesterday I took a in game look at the costume at the Impresario's tent being modeled by two NPCs. I am not feeling a Breton theme from it, more of a 2014 Dark Elf/Dunmer style theme, yet lesser.

    I don't feel motivated to pursue it.

    Edited by jlmurra2 on August 1, 2022 4:35PM
  • Kalik_Gold
    My general impression is that PvP players enjoy wearing outfits that attract lots of attention and might otherwise not be very appealing.

    It works nicely for PvP events as it provides something PvP players may want and it allows other people to skip.

    This is not just a pvp event reward..the PvP event armor sets looks nice this year like a Knight with a poofy feather thing at top.

    This red suit, is worth 45 tickets and will be the award for the next 3 events and sacrificing a dragon pet.
    Main: (PvP & PvE)
    Ras Kalik a Redguard Templar, the Vestige

    Aurik Siet'ka a Redguard Necromancer
    Cacique the Sage of Ius a Redguard Warden
    Jux Blackheart a Redguard Nightblade
    Goliath of Hammerfell a Redguard Dragonknight
    Kaotik Von Dae'mon a Redguard* Sorcerer

    PvP: (Specialty)
    Tyrus Septim an Imperial Lycan Sorcerer
    Tsar af-Bomba a Redguard Vampiric Nightblade
    Movárth Piquine a Nord Vampiric Necromancer
    Uri Ice-Heart the Twin a Nord Vampiric Warden

    Cinan Tharn an Imperial Dragonknight
    Bates Vesuius of Dawnstar an Imperial Dragonknight
    Herzog Zwei the Genesis an Akavari* Templar
    Tav'i at-Shinji a Redguard** Warden
    Lucky Hunch the Gambler - a Redguard Nightblade

    Zenovia at-Tura a Redguard** Sorcerer
    Yesi af-Kalik a Redguard Templar
    Voa a Priest of Sep a Redguard* Necromancer
    Passives of another race used. (RP)


    Ras Kalik the Vestige, a renown Redguard warrior; He has been blessed to save Tamriel from Molag Bal’s destructive Planemeld while reuniting the Five Companions. His further accomplishments after defeating Molag Bal, has been to stop the destruction of Morrowind, the Clockwork City, return order to the isle of Summerset and create a new king in Wrothgar and a queen in Elsywer. These events have made him a living legend and continue to lead him into new adventures throughout Tamriel, as well as into the hearts of many ladies including the Elf Queen, Aryenn. Over many years of adventurous travels, Ras Kalik had become a loner, until he re-visited his homeland of Alik'r.

    Alik'r and it's cities were overrun by the undead Ra-Netu and therefore he made an allegiance with Alik'r's own Ash'abah tribe. These Ash'abah with his help, cleansed the city of Sentinel in Alik'r desert and it's surrounding areas of the undead brought to life by the Withered Hand. After rescuing Sentinel from the undead zombies, King Fahara’jad’s personal bodyguard the Goliath of Hammerfell, who was given this name by Imperials in the region; was asked to assist the tribe after learning of the defeat of the Withered Hand to the Ash'abah. Kalik promised Goliath he would task him with fighting living enemies on the battlefield if he so desired. Goliath being a Yokudan warrior wields a massive sword in respect to the Ansei, a gift given by the Imperial, Cinan Tharn. Not many soldiers are able to wield double two handed weapons, but Goliath loves to get up and personal in a fight, so he also carries a giant maul, both weapons laced with magical flames.

    Jux Blackheart is a master thief that masquerades as a Bard at the Sisters of the Sands inn, with his younger sidekick Lucky Hunch for pilfering and gambling during this time. Jux was known to infiltrate any towns bank vault he came across and even delved into Ayelid ruins without detection. Kalik can vividly recall the night he met the famed thief. Jux found himself rummaging thru a slightly inebriated Kalik’s pocket for too long, on a full-mooned night and because of his greed and the glimmer of his golden armor in the moonlight. He lost his left pinky fingertip as a lesson! But in return, he gained a new friend, as it was his first time since a child being caught red-handed...

    Upon arrival back in the Alik'r after many moons of adventuring, Ras Kalik ventures to Bergama. Visiting The Winking Jackal, he runs into Jux Blackheart, who introduces him to the coin game Crowns vs Forebearers (Heads vs Tails) and Golden Dwemer (RBG).... Jux constantly takes gold from the unfortunate thru theft or gambling, his biggest gambling victim is actually his partner in crime known as Lucky Hunch the Gambler. Lucky doesn't mind losing any gold coins to Jux... as Jux saved him from Altmer slavers in Summerset, by stealing a key and sending him on a boat to the mainland years prior. Lucky spent years in slavery with Khajiits in Summerset and picked up the art of subterfuge, using illusion magic disguises and stealing there.

    Kaotik Von’Daemon an outcast, and a half-caste between a Breton mother and a Redguard father. Kaotik become a pariah due to his conjuration of Daedra pets. He was taught healing magic during his childhood years by his Breton mother. His father due to Redguard customs exiled him from the desert, sending him by wagon caravan to be a soldier in the war in Cyrodiil. He happened to meet Kalik while traveling from Alik'r, during this long caravan ride the caravan he was in was ambushed in Bangkorai by a group of bandits. Kalik by chance was also traveling thru this area on his Auridon Warhorse (which was bestowed to him by his friend, Darien Gautier). During this ambush, Kalik was able to rescue five hostages from the bandits. Kaotik was the first rescued, and Ras Kalik also recruited him to be in the Ash'abah tribe. These core Ash'abah tribesmen may never be seen together in travel as they partake in their own adventures but they always know what each other is doing; as they frequent a hideout in northern Bankorai. Their hideout an old Orc castle ruin, is kept watch by Nuzhimeh and she passes messages written between them, and frequently they also enjoy her company and her bed.

    The other men rescued were a Dunmer banker, an Imperial mercenary and two other soldiers, an Imperial and a Breton Knight, stating proudly he was an Akavir descendent. One of the Imperials, Cinan, claimed to be related to Abnur Tharn the Battlemage of the Imperial Elder Council (One of Ras Kalik's mentors in the Five Companions). Cinan Tharn was really Abnur's drunkard treasure hunting illegitimate son. He was caught smuggling artifacts out of the Ayleid ruins in Cyrodiil and the elder of the two Imperials was Tyrus Septim a retired Imperial navy battle-mage (now a Lycan mercenary living in the city of Rimmen) and guard to the Tharn family. As much as Abnur Tharn hated his half-sister Euraxia, he dislikes his bas†ard son Cinan more. Tyrus now a ruffian and privateer had been paid by Abnur Tharn to watch over Cinan as much as possible. Cinan Tharn a drunkard, loves to drink at least a quarter barrel of Nord mead before he raids various delves and dungeons for relics to sell on the black market. Cinan also plans to one day, run an illegal gambling ring... which he thinks will net him more gold for his wares.

    The Dunmer captive shackled to the Imperials looked familiar to Kalik from his time in Morrowind.... and he recognized him as Tythis Andromo a House Telvanni slave-owner and banker from Vvardenfell. During a rough interrogation to Tythis, Ras Kalik learnt why the bandits accosted him. The racist Dunmer was providing slaves as soldiers for the Three Banner War. The bandits were trying to negotiate a lucrative ransom for Andromo and the Imperials.... Kalik did not need any of this gold and he could never set Tythis free as he did with the two Imperial soldiers. His past involvement with slavery and war crimes, made Kalik's blood boil. He chose not to execute Tythis, as he figured the worse punishment for this former rich and opulent slave owner, is to now be an imprisoned servant for Ras Kalik and the tribe.

    Herzog Zwei the Genesis a reknown Imperial/Akavirri battle-mage. His roots going back to Akavir through his mother’s bloodline. (His mother is descended from the Akaviri, through Versidue-Shae, and his Imperial father met her in Hakoshae, while traveling) Herzog earned the nickname "the Genesis" from his father as a child, as he was his mother's first born child, and last, as she tragically died in child-birth.

    Herzog was seeking to purchase an artifact from Cinan Tharn, before their capture and was meeting Tyrus while in Rimmen, who introduced him to Cinan. This artifact being the Ayelid artifact; the sword Sinweaver. After their rescue and the exchange of gold to Cinan for the sword he decided to slip away before Ras Kalik could question who he was, and why the Akavir descendant really wanted that sword. Herzog was headed to Nagastani — An Ayleid ruin in eastern Cyrodiil. He had read in scrolls that the Sword would give him magical powers to meet his mothers spirit, if he performed an Ayleid ritual at an old shrine hidden there. Equipped with the artifact sword, he was off to start his own adventure but Ras Kalik, did indeed notice the sword however and instead sent a letter to Jux Blackheart (whom also was interested in Ayleid treasures), to attempt to find Herzog and acquire the sword. (*Azani Blackheart in Elder Scroll's Oblivion is Jux's descendant some 747 years later)

    And so the Redguard, Imperial and Akaviri men parted ways ... While Ras Kalik went off to Elsweyr to encounter the latest threat to Tamriel, with Abnur Tharn and Sai Sahan - - DRAGONS!! Little did Ras Kalik know a few people were awaiting him in Senchal besides Sai. A necromancer survived his attack on the Withered Hand, while in Alik'r. The necromancer known as Auriek Siet'ka is also following him to the land of the Khajiits and Cacique the Sage of Ius a Shaman mystic who has become attuned spiritually with Tu'whacca (a Redguard God) and Ius (the Animal God), after being burned severely by the escaped dragons in Elsywer, is awaiting his arrival also. Aurik is a soldier of the Daggerfall Covenant that was introduced to necromancy while in the military, even though this magicka art is not spoken of openly by most of the Military leaders. He came to Alik'r and worked with the Withered Hand before Ras Kalik intervened on their plans. After the defeat of the Withered Hand, he aligned with the Worm Cult, and is constantly adapting and perfecting his necromantic arts.

    After his journey to Rimmen, Kalik heads south to Senchal, in the southern regions of Elyswer. This new adventure will also put him on a path to meet a strange Redguard man. The stranger which was infected with an untreated Peyrite disease and also was the exiled from the Order of the New Moon cult, due to his sickness. He originally joined the cult to worship Laatvulon, the green dragon, mistakenly thinking it was the Daedric prince Peyrite. This confused and suffering cultist is known as Tsar al-Bomba and he is on a path to spread the disease. He was originally infected in Orccrest while recruiting members there. Can Ras Kalik and the shaman Cacique cure this poor soul, only time will tell. Little does Tsar al-Bomba know, that his infection is tied to Vampirism, and eventually the desire for blood will take over his mind. Senchal also offers Kalik his latest love interest... Aeliah. Whom he fondly led thru battles with the Dragonguard.

    After the trek thru the heat, tropical and desert climate of Northern and Southern Elyswer, Ras Kalik heads north to the cold mountain range of Skyrim. His companion friend Lyris beckons for him with a letter sent by crow...

    Movárth Piquine - a former vampire hunter (now infected), within the Fighter's Guild (and a secretive necromancer) was in Skyrim working with the Morthaal Guard. On a patrol mission he was caught in Frewien's ice curse outside of Morthaal with the frozen undead. Movárth's vampiric infection kept him from becoming an undead minion to the curse. He was able to use necromantic ice-magic to encase himself safely until he was freed with Freiwen, when the Vestige Ras Kalik broke the curse.

    Uri Ice-Heart - brother of Urfon Ice-Heart. The twin sons of Atli and Oljourn Ice-Heart. The Ice-Heart family are originally from Markarth but now reside on the Jerall Mountain range near Cyrodiil, with their younger sister Araki. The twins had joined the Winterborn Reachmen while living in Markarth. Urfon pushed west to Orsinium with the Winterborn Clan, leaving his family behind. Uri stayed behind with his parents and sister to live in the family cabin for safety, avoiding the Vampire plague infiltrating the Reach. After news reaches him and he hears of Urfon's death... Uri leaves and heads home and is seeking vengeance. Meanwhile, his sister has also moved on to Windhelm to join the Fighter's guild. He will visit his sister, once before going to seek vengeance and she will craft him armor mixed with ice, called Stalhrim armor. Uri fearing death, after his brother's passing, falls victim to the convincing talk of Movárth at a Nordic tavern, and will also becomes a vampire.

    {time moves forward through the hour-glass}
    PS5/NA - Ras Kalik a Redguard Templar - Daggerfall Covenant • 1550+ Champion

  • Al_Ex_Andre
    the PvP event armor sets looks nice this year like a Knight with a poofy feather thing at top.
    Alas, more like a Knight with a triton helm. :/

    +1 for thread, I also don't get the look, a (late) redesign will do wonder. Why do we see pants in the back also, and not the costume?

    Maybie, with a recolor, it may work perhaps.

    In the process to get it anyway, I have the first part now. I am a knight in game (a templar), and my town where I am settle up, is Daggerfall, so gotta get it. :o

  • GrumpyOldOrc
    Soul Shriven
    Maybe the Q4 DLC will shed some light onto why the armor looks so different from what we've been seeing this year, like perhaps we'll work with a group that uses this for key members.
  • TheGreatBlackBear
    I just don’t know why they decided to tie it to getting the pet again. Seems like a waste of good tickets. And how even does a pet morph into a suit of armour?
  • Kadraeus
    It really doesn't look bad at all tbh. Definitely similar to the base game designs but it absolutely looks breton. It's plainer than most armor but variety is a good thing. The color's a very surprising choice for sure, though. I wonder what the background for it is.
  • TheGamerSeal
    The model itself looks fine, but the color scheme is just wrong. To me, it screams "pay for ESO+ so you can dye me the right color scheme", and that's just really scummy.
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