The Elder Scrolls Online Update 1.17 Today on PS4 Fixes Game & DLC Issues

September 14, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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A 485MB incremental patch, The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited update 1.17 is now live on PlayStation 4. As you can see in the patch notes, it fixes issues in the base game and DLC, including Shadows of the Hist:

Dark Brotherhood Fixes & Improvements

Quests & Zones

Kvatch Arena

  • Fixed an issue where Knight Commander Panthius would not always join the fight during the conclusion of the Kvatch Arena event.

Orsinium Fixes & Improvements

Quests & Zones

Quests

  • The King’s Gambit: Vosh Rakh enemies found in the guard’s meeting area will no longer despawn in the middle of a fight once you’ve killed one of their comrades.

Shadows of the Hist Fixes & Improvements

Art & Animation

General

  • Fixed an issue where the rock pillars in Velidreth’s area were not displaying properly.

Dungeons & Group Content

Dungeons

Cradle of Shadows

  • The Atronach Light synergy now persists if your character dies.
  • The interrupt effects for Velidreth’s Gout of Bile is now easier to see.
  • Increased the cast time for Velidreth’s Gout of Bile from 1 second to 1.5 seconds.
  • Player characters targeted by Velidreth’s Feast and Famine ability are now immune to other crowd control effects and incoming damage as originally intended.

Ruins of Mazzatun

  • The Hist Hallucinations from Tree-Minder Na-Kesh can no longer be dodged.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing you to occasionally see more than one set of Elders at the end of this dungeon.
  • Tree-Minder Na-Kesh will now properly resume combat regardless of where a phantom is killed.

Exploration & Itemization

Achievements

  • Ruins of Mazzatun Challenger: Fixed an issue where this achievement listed incorrect names for two of its required achievements. The final two requirements are now “Unbowed” and “Ruination”, as intended.

Thieves Guild Fixes & Improvements

Art & Animation

Animation

  • Fixed an issue that was causing a number of NPCs in the Thieves Guild quest line to not display any facial animations.

Dungeons & Group Content

Maw of Lorkhaj

  • “Into the Maw” will now correctly award loot once per week, regardless of how many times the quest had been completed during the week.
  • Defeating Rakkhat in Veteran Hard Mode now grants the correct amount of bonus leaderboard points.

Quests & Zones

Quests

  • Fixed an issue where some Crime Spree quests would only direct you to Grahtwood or Greenshade at first.

Base Game Fixes & Improvements

Crafting & Economy

General

  • Fixed an issue where the quest tracker for crafting Writs would not update correctly after crafting all the required items.

Alchemy

  • Fixed an issue that caused crafted Ravage Health poisons to not actually count as poisons for certain abilities, such as the unique Widowmaker set bonus.

Dungeons & Group Content

General

  • The Minor Slayer and Minor Aegis item set buffs now apply to all monsters in Trials and Dungeons instead of just bosses.

Dungeons

Volenfell

  • Quintus Verres will be less verbose in combat when he begins summoning his Gargoyle ally.
  • Fixed an issue that would allow you to reset one of the bosses faster than intended.

Dragonstar Arena

  • Normal Dragonstar Arena can now be accessed by player characters below level 50 as long as one player in your group is above level 50, and gone into the arena. You can then travel directly to that player.
  • Note: You’ll be able to access Dragonstar Arena without this particular condition in a future patch.

Exploration & Itemization

Item Sets

  • Heem-Jas’ Retribution: Fixed an issue where this item set was granting Major Berserk to a friendly target around the enemy that died instead of the set wearer; Fixed an issue where Major Berserk, granted from this item set, was stacking with other sources of Major Berserk.
  • Robes of the Necromancer: Fixed an issue where this item set was healing and granting Magicka to a friendly target around the enemy that died instead of the set wearer.
  • Sergeant’s Mail: Fixed an issue where this item set’s 5-piece bonus could be purged from you.
  • Storm Knight’s Plate: Fixed an issue where this item set was triggering 100% of the time instead of 10% of the time.

Quests & Zones

Auridon

  • Depths of Madness: Minatelle’s Rage will now spawn faster for new player characters entering the area.

Coldharbour

  • Light From the Darkness: Using the Light of Meridia quest item is now more responsive.

Glenumbra

  • Angof the Gravesinger: Grouped players who are not present at the time their groupmates kill Vorthag or Rotroot will no longer be blocked and unable to acquire the associated items.

Grahtwood

  • The Grip of Madness: Fixed an issue with the bears associated with this quest that was preventing players from completing the quest.

UI

General

  • Fixed an issue where random characters would occasionally appear in some French error messages.
  • Fixed an issue where the Skill Respec announcement would occasionally display after logging in even though a respec had not occurred.

Additionally, ZeniMax announced that One Tamriel will be available on October 5 for PC/Mac and on October 18 for PS4 and Xbox One, alongside a new game update. Here’s what the PC PTS notes say about One Tamriel:

One Tamriel

Game content in ESO is no longer gated by your character’s level!

  • Right out of the tutorial you’ll have the freedom to go anywhere in Tamriel and play any content, in any order, just like other Elder Scrolls games. Your character will automatically scale and balance to the content.
  • The alliance restrictions have been lifted in all open-world zones, with the exception of PvP areas.
  • High-level players will be able to group with friends who are new to ESO; anyone below Champion 160 will scale so everyone can adventure together.
  • Every zone has been modified to add world bosses and ensure a mixture of content for solo and group play is available.

What do you think of the new The Elder Scrolls Online update today?

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