Fans of The Elder Scrolls Online have been waiting for the arrival of the Dark Brotherhood since the beginning, and now we have our first peek at the deadly assassination faction’s arrival in the game.
In addition to the brief first trailer for the DLC, some information on it has also been revealed, including confirmation that players will get to visit the locations of Anvil and Kvatch for the first time since The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
First Look at Dark Brotherhood
Your talent for homicide has been noticed, and an invitation has arrived â€” to join the Dark Brotherhood in The Elder Scrolls Online! Youâ€™ll visit the Gold Coast, the westernmost region of the old Empire, where youâ€™ll find opportunity, intrigueâ€¦ and murder.
As with our previous updates, Dark Brotherhood will come in two parts: the DLC game pack, and the base game patch. Below is a brief summary of what you can expect in each. Weâ€™ll be going into more detail about the DLC game pack and base-game patch very soon including the release dates, pricing and much more.
Dark Brotherhood DLC Game Pack Features & Content
Join the Dark Brotherhood and become an assassin for hire
Visit the Gold Coast, available to characters of all levels, where you can explore Anvil and Kvatch for the first time since The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
Hours of exciting story content and quests that will have you revisiting your favorite areas of Tamriel
New, repeatable quest content involving Contracts and the Black Sacrament
Challenging new group bosses and delves to conquer
A new passive skill line exclusive to members of the Dark Brotherhood
Unique costumes, motifs and item sets inspired by the deadly Dark Brotherhood
Base Game Patch Features & Content
The removal of Veteran Ranks
Poison-Making, for those who want to be especially nasty to their enemies
Toggle-able nameplates for all characters
Character name display for Xbox One and PlayStation 4
Item locking to help prevent accidental deconstruction of your most valuable items
Further improvements and new features to the Grouping Tool including a group ready check, vote-to-kick system, and updated queue timer
Tons of updates to the Crown Store including additional character slots, motif previews, and hats
Crafting bags for ESO Plus members
Improvements and adjustments to Item Traits
Ongoing Cyrodiil performance improvements
Sanctum Ophidia Trial scaling, rebalancing and the addition of a Normal and Veteran mode
Balance improvements to combat and gameplay abilities including the Fighters Guild skill line, Vampires and stamina abilities
In addition, we have numerous changes and improvements for previous DLC game packs including a new District capture system for Imperial City, and rebalancing for the Imperial City dungeons.