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Elder Scrolls Online 8.0.2 patch – Server downtime, fixes and adjustments

Elder Scrolls Online is undergoing maintenance for patch 8.0.3, which we've given the downtime plus fixes and adjustments arriving in the game.
Elder Scrolls Online 8.0.2 patch – Server downtime, fixes and adjustments
The Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) High Isles Chapter is available for players to experience through the Public Test Realm (PTS). During this period, you’ll experience all-new adventures and beautiful landscapes while uncovering a mysterious conspiracy told through a captivating new story.

Developer ZeniMax Online Studios has announced that the ESO servers will be offline for a maintenance period this week to roll out various bug fixes and adjustments. We have summarised some of the notable changes arriving to the PTS and when the servers are coming down.

Elder Scrolls Online server maintenance schedule – Dates and times

Developer ZeniMax Online Studios has brought down their servers for Elder Scrolls Online starting on 9th May 2022 at 4 am EDT / 8 am UTC for weekly patch maintenance for its North American and European servers for PC. This maintenance period will conclude on 9th May 2022 at 10 am EDT / 2 pm UTC before its next round of server maintenance.

Similarly, the North American and European servers for the Xbox and PlayStation platforms on 11th May 2022 at 6 am EDT / 10 am UTC will end at 10 am EDT / 2 pm UTC. To view the current status of your preferred server, visit the ESO Server Status website or check for the latest updates via the Bethesda Support Twitter account.

Elder Scrolls Online server maintenance schedule – Patch notes

According to the official patch notes, the current server maintenance period will be rolling out the 8.0.2 patch update for the High Isle Chapter available through the Public Realm (PTS). This patch will be addressing bug fixes and game adjustments for various items and class abilities.

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The latest patch update has several incoming fixes and adjustments for the Blackwood and High Isles Chapters. (Picture: ZeniMax Online Studios/ Bethesda Softworks)

Some fixes and adjustments for the Blackwood Chapter will be addressed during this maintenance period. Due to the length of the patch notes, we’ll be focusing on the crucial fixes and adjustments arriving in the 8.0.2 patch update.

Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood Chapter – Fixes and adjustments

  • Adjusted the drop rate for the Grand Hattu Oynx lead and will no longer drop once the codex has been completed.

Elder Scrolls Online: High Isles Chapter – Fixes and adjustments

Dreadsail Reef:

  • Fixed multiple issues with attunable crafting stations in High Isle
  • Harpy Windcallers will now correctly use their Bolt ability outside of Sail Ripper’s encounter area
  • Sail Ripper will now move more often
  • Increased the health of Sail Ripper, Harpy Stormweavers, Harpy Windcallers and Bow Breaker in Veteran difficulty
  • The coloured arm effects granted by the Prismatic Resonance effect will no longer persist once the aspects of the effect have changed. No more radical rainbow bracelets
  • Prismatic Resonance: Green now applies a unique passive effect to its holder
  • Updated ally effects for Prismatic Resonance: Blue and Prismatic Resonance: Green to be consistent with Prismatic Resonance: Red
  • The Prismatic Resonance effects now correctly display their source to other players
  • The Undaunted Challenge Banners are now available to use. While on the PTS and to aid in testing, there is no requirement to defeat a boss in Hard Mode to be eligible to face the next boss in Hard Mode. This requirement will be reinstated after PTS completes.
  • Adjusted several spawn rates of small creatures across High Isle
  • You must now complete all activities related to the Chivalry Achievement to receive full credit
  • Fixed several issues where specific Points of Interest icons were not adequately represented on the High Isle region map
  • A Chance for Peace: Lady Isobel and Ember will now appear if you have completed their respective quests
  • Of Knights and Knaves: Fixed an issue where Jakarn was not set up correctly on the Gonfalon West Docks during the bestowal of the main quest
  • Race for Honor: Fixed an issue where your progress could become blocked during the quest if you logged out while lighting the puzzle braziers

Tales of Tribute:

  • Fixed several crashes and issues that would cause the game to stall
  • Fixed some uncommon, weird card animations
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a Tales of Tribute game to stall during the first match after changing zones
  • Disabled keyboard interactions with cards while in Gamepad Mode
  • You can now queue for ranked season matches in the Activity Finder (for real this time)
  • You can now challenge Tales of Tribute Club NPCs of your rank or lower.
  • Using a card ability that allows you to look at the top cards of your deck and send some to your cooldown will now shuffle your cooldown into your draw pile if there are not enough cards present
  • Fixed an issue that prevented qualified players from starting matches against Tales of Tribute founders
  • Fixed an issue where Tales of Tribute daily quests were not directing you to the right location

Zeal of Zenithar:

  • Fixed an issue where Zanil Theran was listed as present on the map location for the Belkarth Festival Grounds when he would not otherwise be present in Coldharbour (he only shows up with the Luxury Vendor usually is, and yes, this is a second location he can spawn!)
  • Fixed an issue where Nenulaure let you buy berries for Indriks you already owned and allowed you to purchase feathers if you owned all Indriks plus a completed Nascent
  • In the uncommon scenario where a citizen can be pickpocketed more than three times, the reduction in the chance to succeed will only apply to the first two successful pickpockets
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If you're unsure if your server has been brought online, visit the ESO Server Status website. (Picture: ZeniMax Online Studios/ Bethesda Softworks)

The complete detailed notes for the 8.0.2 patch are available on the official patch notes page via The Elder Scrolls Online forum discussion website. The maintenance period will conclude on 11th May 2022 at 10 am EDT / 2 pm UTC.

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Featured image courtesy of ZeniMax Online Studios / Bethesda Softworks.