Earn special rewards during ESO’s Dark Heart of Skyrim Celebration

Earn tickets and get bonus rewards from November 17 to November 29 as you explore Skyrim during ESO's The Dark Heart of Skyrim Celebration!
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Get bonus rewards from November 17 at 10 AM EST until November 29 at 10 AM EST as you explore Western Skyrim during The Dark Heart of Skyrim Celebration in Elder Scrolls Online. During this event, you can earn event-specific tickets and rewards.

Below we’ve included everything you need to know about this event in terms of how to get started, treasures, and the items stocked at the Impresario from an official Steam post. Be sure to check out our Latest News section for more great content! 

The Dark Heart of Skyrim Celebration

How to get started

To get started, you’ll need to complete the free intro quest, “Bloody Reunion,” found within the in-game Crown Store. 

You can also begin this quest at the Impresario’s tent or by receiving it from Mel Adrys– a Dark Elf found near Karthwatch.

Secure Doomed Treasures

During this event, you can pick up a Glorious Box of the Grey Host Pillage once per day after completing a daily quest in Western Skyrim or The Reach. You can also get them after completing the weekly quest for the Kyne’s Aegis trial.

The Glorious Boxes of the Grey Host Pillage can contain the following items:

  • Green, Blue, or Purple Quality Skyrim Treasures
  • Blue or Purple Quality Skyrim Overland Set Items
  • A chance for one of the following:
    • Skyrim Crafting Style Item (from among Blackreach Vanguard, Greymoor, Nighthollow, Arkthzand Armory, or Wayward Guardian)
    • Skyrim Crafting Motif Style Page (from among Blackreach Vanguard, Greymoor, Nighthollow, Arkthzand Armory, or Wayward Guardian)
  • A chance for one of the following:
    • Chaurus Egg, Vile Coagulant, or Crimson Nirnroot
    • Western Skyrim or the Reach Treasure Map
    • Skyrim Furnishing Recipes
    • NEW: Saarthal Scholar Armor Style Page or a Sovngarde Stalwart Armor Style Page (returning from Lost Treasures of Skyrim)

Event-Specific Rewards

You can also obtain Regular Boxes of the Grey Host Pillage containing similar rewards of lesser rarity through the completion of additional daily quests within the zones above or via the following activities:

  • Defeating Delve and World bosses
  • Conquering Harrowstorms
  • Slaying bosses from the Harrowstorm and Stonethorn DLC dungeons, Kyne’s Aegis trial, and Vateshran Hollows arena.
  • Defeating monsters
  • Opening Treasure Chests
  • Opening Safeboxes
  • Opening Clickables
  • Looting Psijic Portals
  • Cracking open Thieves Troves
  • Harvesting Crafting Resource nodes

Boxes of the Grey Host Pillage may contain some of the following items:

  • Green or Blue Quality Skyrim Treasures
  • Green or Blue Quality Skyrim Overland Set Items
  • A chance for one of the following:
    • Skyrim Crafting Style Item (from among Blackreach Vanguard, Greymoor, Nighthollow, Arkthzand Armory, or Wayward Guardian)
    • Western Skyrim or the Reach Treasure Map or Survey Report
    • Skyrim Crafting Motif Style Page (from among Blackreach Vanguard, Greymoor, Nighthollow, Arkthzand Armory, or Wayward Guardian)
  • A chance for one of the following:
    • Chaurus Egg, Vile Coagulant, or Crimson Nirnroot
    • Skyrim Furnishing Recipes
    • NEW: Saarthal Scholar Armor Style Page or a Sovngarde Stalwart Armor Style Page (returning from Lost Treasures of Skyrim)

Earn bonus rewards when slaying Skyrim’s monsters

You can also get bonus loot dropped during the following activities:

  • Western Skyrim and the Reach daily quest rewards
  • Kyne’s Aegis weekly quest
  • Harrowstorm world events
  • Harrowstorm and Stonethorn DLC dungeons: Icereach, Unhallowed Grave, Castle Thorn, and Stone Garden
  • World and delve bosses in Western Skyrim and the Reach
  • Kyne’s Aegis trial 
  • Vateshran Hollows arena
  • Crafting resource nodes

Impresario and Event Tickets

During the event, you can earn one Event Ticket for completing a daily quest in Western Skyrim or the Kyne’s Aegis weekly quest and one additional Event Ticket for completing a daily quest in the Reach. 

If you need more Event Tickets, you can collect two Event Tickets each day of the event for a total of 26 tickets! 

Similar to previous events, you can’t hold more than 12 tickets at a time. If you earn more than that, the tickets will be lost. So be sure to spend them! 

The Impresario will be stocked with the following items:

  • All three Soulfire Dragon Illusion pet fragments
    • Hallowed Hourglass Basin
    • Illuminated Dragon Scroll
    • Kvatchian Incense
  • The first two Sacred Hourglass of Alkosh fragments
    • Engraved Glassblowing Tools
    • Hallowed White-Gold Ingot
  • Bound Saarthal Scholar Outfit Style Pages
  • Impresario Group Repair Kits
  • Companion Guild Commendations

This event unlocks the next fragment you’ll need to craft this year’s final event Morphing Collectible, the Sacred Hourglass of Alkosh. 

The Impresario’s colleague, Nenulaure, the Indrik Vendor, has the following items available for purchase with Event Tickets as well:

  • Nascent Indrik Feathers
  • Pure Snow Indrik Berries
  • Crimson Indrik Berries
  • Frost-Light Indrik Pet
  • Rosethorn Indrik Pet
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