Elder Scrolls Online Update 43 Overview

Recently the Elder Scrolls Online Developers did a livestream on Twitch announcing what was coming in Update 43. It is a free update to the base game featuring a new Housing Feature and updates to Infinite Archive.

Update 43 will be on the PTS on Monday July 8 and launch Monday August 19 on PC/Mac and September 4 for Xbox and PlayStation consoles. See the Update 43 PTS Patch Notes for additional details about the update.

Please note: some of the images in this article are screengrabs from the livestream. So image quality is not so great at times. My apologies.

Last Updated: 9th July 2024

Home Tours

Home Tours is a new feature in the Group and Activity Finder that allows you to list and tour player houses. There is no limit to how many homes you can list. There are four different tabs. 

  • Recommended – selection of homes determined by players
  • Browse Homes – shows all listed homes
  • Favourite Homes – your personal favourites list
  • My Listings – interface to mange your home listings
Elder Scrolls Online Update 43 Livestream Home Tours UI
Recommended Tab

Filters

House listings can be filtered by Tags and House. You can also search for homes using UserID. Hovering over a listing will show its tags. You can add up to three tags to each House listing. You can search for multiple tags at once.

Home Tours Tags List

  • Aquatic
  • Arenas
  • Artwork
  • Colourful
  • Conventional
  • Cozy
  • Creatures
  • Dining Elegant
  • Festive
  • From Scratch
  • Games
  • Garden
  • Hidden Secrets
  • Laboratories
  • Libraries
  • Lore-Friendly
  • Magic
  • Markets
  • Mechanisms
  • Other Worlds
  • Playful
  • Roleplay
  • Sacred
  • Sinister
  • Strongholds
  • Towns
  • Under Construction
Elder Scrolls Online Update 43 Livestream Home Tours Tags
Tags

Recommended Tab 

Is a selection of listed homes determined by players (the best houses). Players can recommend a home when they tour it. Recommending a home counts towards its ‘score’ (behind the scenes algorithm stuff). It is populated by both recommended houses and some newer houses. 

My Listings

This tab enables you to select one of your homes then apply settings. You can select the following settings for each of your houses.

  • Default Visitor Access
    • No Access (can’t list)
    • Limited Visitor (can’t interact with furnishings that have multiple states eg. lights, music boxes)
    • Visitor (can interact with furnishings)
    • Decorator (can’t list)
  • Tags
  • Current Nickname
Elder Scrolls Online Update 43 Livestream Home Tours My Listings UI
My Listings Tab

You can not submit a home to be listed that has visitor access set to ‘No Access’ or ‘Decorator’. 

To submit a home to be listed, click the Submit Home button.

New Homes

Two new homes were shown on the livestream. It is currently unknown when these homes will be released but we know how they will be obtainable.

Seabloom Villa

  • Location: Auridon – Near Seaside Scarp Camp World Boss (west of Tanzelwil POI and Wayshrine)
  • Type: Classic (400 traditional slots)
  • Special feature: Toggle flower/vine display on house
  • Release date: TBA
  • How to get: Purchase
Elder Scrolls Online Update 43 Livestream Seabloom Villa Home
Elder Scrolls Online Update 43 Livestream Seabloom Villa Location Auridon
Elder Scrolls Online Update 43 Livestream Seabloom Villa Map

This house is already visible on live servers. Here are some screenshots of the exterior.

Elder Scrolls Online Update 43 Seabloom Villa House
Elder Scrolls Online Update 43 Seabloom Villa House
Elder Scrolls Online Update 43 Seabloom Villa House

Haven of the Five Companions

  • Location: West Weald (east side near Lake Olo World Boss)
  • Type: Classic
  • Special Feature: Companion Table – 5 Companions Vision(s), table is a furnishing
  • Release date: TBA
  • How to get: Earned by collecting fragments from several events
Elder Scrolls Online Update 43 Livestream Haven of the Five Companions Home
Elder Scrolls Online Update 43 Livestream Haven of the Five Companions Home
Elder Scrolls Online Update 43 Livestream Haven of the Five Companions Location West Weald
Elder Scrolls Online Update 43 Livestream Haven of the Five Companions Home

The entrance to this House is located north-west of the Lake Olo World Boss (confirmed on PTS).

Elder Scrolls Online Haven of the Five Companions House Entrance
Entrance
Elder Scrolls Online Haven of the Five Companions House Entrance Map
Entrance Location

Infinite Archive 

  • Adding Fire and Ice based Arenas
    • Hazards to navigate while killing monsters
  • New Daily Quest Giver – Esalinwe
    • Target Marauders or Fabled Monsters
  • 10 new bosses and 2 new marauders
  • 8 additional Verses and 10 additional Visions
  • New consumable – once per run, turn into a random Avatar
  • New class sets – subject to change
    • Warden: Aerie’s Cry
    • Templar: Aetheric Lancer
    • Sorcerer: Beacon of Oblivion
    • Necromancer: Corpseburster
    • Dragonknight: Pyrebrand
    • Arcanist: Spattering Disjunction
    • Nightblade: Umbral Edge
Infinite Archive Class Set Update 43 Warden Aerie’s Cry
Infinite Archive Class Set Update 43 Templar Aetheric Lancer
Infinite Archive Class Set Update 43 Sorcerer Beacon of Oblivion
Infinite Archive Class Set Update 43 Necromancer Corpseburster
Infinite Archive Class Set Update 43 Dragonknight Pyrebrand
Infinite Archive Class Set Update 43 Arcanist Spattering Disjunction
Infinite Archive Class Set Update 43 Nightblade Umbral Edge

Additional Improvements

Here are some additional quality of life features and content coming in Update 43. More details will be in the PTS Patch Notes on Monday July 8.

  • Mount Preview Improvements 
  • New Furnishing Schematics & Furnishings
    • Rolis Hlaalu (Gold Road Schematics) & Faustina Curio (Scribing Altar Furnishing)
    • West Weald Daily Reward Boxes (28 new Schematics)
  • New Luminous Ink Sourcing
    • Treasure Chests and Heavy Sacks 
  • New Skill Styles
    • Six new styles earned in game
      • Fragment Chases
        • Silver Bolts – Vibrant Yellow
        • Roar – Green
        • Annulment –  Yellow
      • Undaunted Keys
        • Twin Slashes – Lilac Purple
        • Momentum – Yellow
        • Elemental Storm – Purple
  • Remember Last Guild Store/Bank in a Session
  • Curated Item Set Drops
    • PvP Bags
    • Weekly Trial Rewards
    • Monster Shoulder Bags (bought with Undaunted Keys)

This post will be updated with additional information from the Update 43 PTS Patch Notes and PTS when they’re available.

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