Summerset Isles

Summerset Isles is the second Chapter for Elder Scrolls Online and will be released on console on June 5th and PC will get the release on May 21st. I will be updating this page as soon as we get more information for the upcoming Chapter! Once we know more I will also create specific articles for the new features. If you want to see some of the new Loading screens I recommend checking out this article.

For the first time in history, the long-closed borders of Summerset are open to foreigners by decree of Queen Ayrenn. But darkness looms over the ancestral home of the High Elves, and whispers stir of Daedric followers organizing in the shadows. Rally your allies, brave champions. Summerset awaits.

Explore an all-new zone packed with adventure. Join the mysterious Psijic Order and gain powerful new abilities. Reunite with old friends, forge new alliances, and work together to unravel a conspiracy that threatens Tamriel’s very existence.

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Features Summerset Chapter

  • Summerset Isles Zone
  • Cloudrest Trial
  • Jewelry Crafting
  • Psijic Order Skill-line
  • Abyssal Geyser Events
  • New Base Game features
    • Daily Rewards (Base-Game)
    • Gifting Crown Store Items (Base-Game)
    • Daily Battleground Rewards (Base-Game)

Summerset Isles Gameplay Trailer & My Thoughts

Summerset Gameplay Trailer & Reaction - Summerset Isles Announcement

You can also find my video of the CGI Trailer on youtube.

New Trial in Summerset Isles – Cloudrest

More Info in this Cloudrest Trial Article.

The Divine Prosecution has evacuated and barricaded the city of Cloudrest in the Summerset Isles after an unforeseen catastrophe. Gather your strongest allies, take on this challenging new 12-player Trial, and face the Welkynar and their powerful gryphon companions. Keep both eyes on the skies!

It looks like we have to go free the city of Cloudrest from the Welkynar, more information soon!

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Jewelry crafting

A closer look into Jewelry Crafting can be found in the Jewelry Crafting article. There is also new unique sets that you can aquire with Summerset.

Forge potent new gear with Jewelry Crafting and bolster your power with handmade rings and necklaces. Make sure you’re always wearing your best—you’ll need every advantage you can get.

Jewelry crafting is one of the big new features that will mix up the game a lot, new combination are possible, with dropped and crafted gear. You will be able to craft jewelry, upgrade jewelry and transmute jewelry.

Traits that we know so far:

  • Robust – Increase Stamina
  • Healthy – Increase Health
  • Arcane – Increase Magicka
  • Bloodthirsty – Increase execute damage
  • Harmony – Increase effectiveness of Synergies that you activate
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Exclusive to Summerset Isles Chapter owners

Jewelry crafting is exclusive for Summerset Isles Chapter owners. What does that mean, to be able to craft jewelry you need to get the Summerset Isles Chapter. You will still be able to get crafted jewelry from the vendor, but you can for example not transmute dropped gear.

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Psijic Order – Isle of Artaeum

Few organizations in Tamriel are as secretive and mysterious as the Psijic Order. Now they’ve returned to Nirn after centuries of self-imposed exile to investigate a crisis that threatens to unravel the future of Tamriel. Join this ancient society of mages, learn their ways, and gain incredible new abilities that allow you to bend time itself!

350 years ago, this island headquarters of the Psijic Order vanished from Tamriel. For the first time in The Elder Scrolls series, you’ll be able to travel to the Isle of Artaeum, visit Ritemaster Iachesis and Ceporah Tower, and begin to unravel the secrets of both the Psijic Order and the history of the Mages Guild.

Psijic Order Skill-line

Should you join the order, you’ll have access to an all-new Skill Line that includes new Active Abilities, new Passive Abilities, and a powerful Ultimate. Below are just a few of the powers that you’ll weild as a member of the Psijic Order.

Psijic Order Skill Line Showcase - Summerset Chapter!

New Locations

Discover the ancient homeland of the High Elves. Encounter shining cities, vibrant forests, tropical lagoons, coral caves, mysterious ruins, and more.


Summerset’s Capital and seat of power for Proxy Queen Alwinarwe. Visitors and locals alike will be mesmerized by Alinor’s shining towers as they tour the city’s many landmarks, including the Golden Gryphon Inn, the Oleanderr Coast Winery, and the bustling Riverside Market.

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Boldly built atop the peak of Eton Nir, Cloudrest is the home of the Welkynar Gryphon Knights and their Aerie. But be warned: due to an unforeseen catastrophe, the Divine Prosecution has been forced to evacuate the city and barricade the main gate. If you wish to enter you may need to find an alternative path.

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When you arrive in Summerset, you’ll find yourself in the city of Shimmerene, also known as the City of Lights. But the town is in turmoil, and before you begin your adventures or make yourself at home, it would be wise to familiarize yourself with the Queen’s decree regarding visitors.

Shimmerene Summerset

Crystal Tower

lso known to the High Elves as Crystal-Like-Law, this sacred monument opens only to the Sapiarchs’ tower sentinels and is both a place of research and a mausoleum for the honored dead. At its apex, it holds a powerful crystal called Transparent Law, though its purpose is a mystery to all but the highest-ranking Sapiarchs.

Crystal Tower Summerset


Found on the northwestern coast of Summerset, the city of Lillandril houses both the College of Sapiarchs and the local chapter of the Mages Guild, two groups known for their growing rivalry. Razum-dar recommends you steer clear of them and instead put your feet up at the local watering-hole, the Shrewd Brew Tavern.

Lillandril Summerset



If you’re looking for entertainment and excitement, the township of Rellenthil can be found in the heart of Summerset. There, you can enjoy artistic performances by the renowned House of Reveries or relax at the local Bathhouse.

Rellenthil Summerset

Abyssal Geyser Events

We still do not have any official announcement what those Abyssal Geysir Events are. But most people suspect it will be similar to the Dolmen Events in Cyrodiil.

Abyssal Geysir Event

New Base Game Features for Summerset Isles Chapter

Daily Login Rewards

With Update 18, daily login rewards are being introduced. With this new feature, when you log into the game you’ll be able to claim a special gift. These gifts could include consumables, currencies, special collectibles, and even Crown Crates!

Gifting Crown Store Items

This update also brings a brand new Crown Store feature: gifting. With gifting, you can purchase and send Crown Store items to your friends and allies, and you’ll be able to easily track your sent and received gifts. Almost every item in the Crown Store can be gifted, but there are some conditions.

Battlegrounds Daily Rewards

With Update 18 also features daily Battlegrounds rewards. With this update, you’ll receive rewards the first time you complete a Battlegrounds match every day – similar to how daily dungeon rewards currently work.

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