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Imperial City - ESO

Imperial City - ESO

At the center of Cyrodiil stands the Imperial City. There, the Three Alliances vie with Daedric overlors and each other for control of the White-Gold Tower.

How do I enter the Imperial City in ESO?


You must first acquire the Imperial City DLC from the Crown Store for free or own it already. You can enter the Imperial City with a character at or above level 10. To get into Imperial City, you simply use the Campaign selection menu and you will end up in the Sewers of Imperial City in your Alliance's Home Base. The below image shows how to enter the Imperial City from the menu.
To access this zone you must own the Imperial City DLC.
Zones within Imperial City:

Armor sets in Imperial City

Agility icon
Agility
PvP
Agility
PvP
(2 items) Adds 1752 Maximum Stamina
(3 items) Adds 206 Weapon and Spell Damage
Armor Master icon
Armor Master
Craftable
Armor Master
Craftable
(2 items) Adds 1206 Maximum Health
(3 items) Adds 1487 Armor
(4 items) Adds 1487 Armor
(5 items) While you have an Armor ability slotted, your Max Health is increased by 5%. When you use an Armor ability while in combat, your Physical and Spell Resistance is increased by 5940 for 10 seconds.
Baron Thirsk icon
Baron Thirsk
Monster Set
Baron Thirsk
Monster Set
(1 item) Adds 129 Stamina Recovery, Adds 129 Magicka Recovery
(2 items) On dealing area direct damage, mark a target for 6 seconds. Every 2 seconds after, an Explosive Scamp is spawned nearby and detonates after 1 second, dealing 362 Magic damage to up to 6 enemies within 4 meters and applying Minor Timidity for 10 seconds, draining 1 Ultimate every 1.5 seconds. Each Explosive Scamp spawned deals 100% increased damage. This effect can occur once every 25 seconds and scales off the higher of your Weapon or Spell Damage.
Endurance icon
Endurance
PvP
Endurance
PvP
(2 items) Adds 1928 Maximum Health
(3 items) Adds 618 Health Recovery
Glorgoloch the Destroyer icon
Glorgoloch the Destroyer
Monster Set
Glorgoloch the Destroyer
Monster Set
(1 item) Adds 1206 Maximum Health
(2 items) While in combat, each second you stand still grants you a stack of Flesh Fortress, up to 10 stacks. Each stack increases your Armor by 380 and your Critical Resistance by 38. Each second you move removes a stack of Flesh Fortress. Exiting combat removes all stacks of Flesh Fortress. Using charge and teleport abilities do not remove stacks of Flesh Fortress.
Immolator Charr icon
Immolator Charr
Monster Set
Immolator Charr
Monster Set
(1 item) Adds 1487 Armor
(2 items) Adds 1206 Maximum Health, When you take damage while below 50% Health, gain immunity to immobilization, snares, and crowd control effects for 10 seconds. This effect can occur once every 40 seconds.
Lady Malygda icon
Lady Malygda
Monster Set
Lady Malygda
Monster Set
(1 item) Adds 1487 Offensive Penetration
(2 items) When you deal direct damage to a target within 12 meters, create a 5 meter area that after 1 second, quickly moves forward and then returns, dealing 811 Shock damage to enemies and applying Minor Enervation for 5 seconds, causing the target to deal 10% less Critical Damage. This effect can occur once every 15 seconds and scales off the higher of your Weapon or Spell Damage.
Noble's Conquest icon
Noble's Conquest
Craftable
Noble's Conquest
Craftable
(2 items) Adds 1206 Maximum Health
(3 items) Adds 1096 Maximum Stamina
(4 items) Adds 4% Healing Taken
(5 items) When you Bash a target, you heal for 3408 Health over 10 seconds and apply Minor Vulnerability to the enemy for 10 seconds, increasing their damage taken by 5%. The heal can only activate once every 10 seconds and scales off your Max Health.
Nunatak icon
Nunatak
Monster Set
Nunatak
Monster Set
(1 item) Adds 1487 Armor
(2 items) On dealing Frost Damage, create a 6 meter area under the target for 6 seconds, dealing 191 Frost damage to enemies every 1 second and applying a stacking 25% snare for 4 seconds. On gaining 4 stacks, the enemy is immobilized and gains Major Brittle for 4 seconds, causing the target to take 20% increased Critical Damage. This effect can occur once every 15 seconds and scales off the higher of your Weapon or Spell Damage.
Redistributor icon
Redistributor
Craftable
Redistributor
Craftable
(2 items) Adds 1206 Maximum Health
(3 items) Adds 1096 Maximum Stamina
(4 items) Adds 1096 Maximum Magicka
(5 items) When you overheal yourself, you heal a group member within 15 meters of you for 663 Health. This effect can occur once every 1 second and scales off the higher of your Max Magicka or Stamina.
Vicecanon of Venom icon
Vicecanon of Venom
PvP
Vicecanon of Venom
PvP
(2 items) Adds 1096 Maximum Stamina
(3 items) Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
(4 items) Adds 129 Stamina Recovery
(5 items) When you deal direct Critical Damage to an enemy while behind them, you inject a leeching poison that deals 1300 Poison Damage over 10 seconds to them and heals you for 100% of the damage done. This effect can occur once every 10 seconds per enemy and scales off the higher of your Weapon or Spell Damage.
Willpower icon
Willpower
PvP
Willpower
PvP
(2 items) Adds 1752 Maximum Magicka
(3 items) Adds 206 Weapon and Spell Damage
Zoal the Ever-Wakeful icon
Zoal the Ever-Wakeful
Monster Set
Zoal the Ever-Wakeful
Monster Set
(1 item) Adds 1096 Maximum Stamina
(2 items) When you Break Free, you release a wave of Watcher energy, causing enemies within 8 meters of you to become Feared for 3 seconds. You also gain 34 Weapon and Spell Damage for each enemy hit, up to 6 enemies, for 7 seconds.

Leads in Imperial City

Lead Dig zone Item Location
Carved Signet Base icon Carved Signet Base Carved Signet Base Carved Signet Base icon Blackwood Death Dealer's Fete Imperial City Upstair Bosses
map icon Click here to view on map
Malacath's Brutal Rune Core icon Malacath's Brutal Rune Core Malacath's Brutal Rune Core Malacath's Brutal Rune Core icon Bal Foyen Malacath's Band of Brutality Upper District Bosses (Dig Site in Bal Foyen)
map icon Click here to view on map
Moth Priest's Cleansing Bowl icon Moth Priest's Cleansing Bowl Moth Priest's Cleansing Bowl Moth Priest's Cleansing Bowl icon Northern Elsweyr Moth Priest's Cleansing Bowl Imperial City Bosses, Imperial Sewer Bosses & Monsters, Imperial Sewer General Malvicus (Story quest of Imperial City), Backpacks

Imperial City map

Imperial City map

Crafting locations in Imperial City

Arboretum Armory
Redistributor
Arboretum Armory
Memorial Armory
Armor Master
Memorial Armory
Nobles Armory
Noble's Conquest
Nobles Armory

Guides

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Alliance War Skill Boosters - War Torte Consumable
Learn everything about the Alliance War Skill Boosters that increase your Alliance Skill-line gains! Colovian War Torte, Molten War Torte, White-Gold War Torte.
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ESO Chronological Timeline Guide - Best Way to Play the Story
Welcome to the Chronological Timeline Guide for ESO! If you ever wanted to know how to play ESO in chronological order, you can find the information here!
ESO Cyrodiil Beginner Guide header
ESO Cyrodiil Beginner Guide
This is the Cyrodiil Beginner Guide for ESO. Here you will find all the information you need in order to get started in Cyrodiil and participate in the combat or quests there!
ESO Imperial City Beginner Guide header
ESO Imperial City Beginner Guide
Welcome to the Imperial City Beginner Guide for ESO. Here you will find all the information you need or want about the Imperial City, what you can do in there and why you may want to seek out that place!
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Sets that work in the No-CP Campaigns in ESO - No Procs No-CP
Full list of all sets that still work in No-Champion Points Campaigns for Cyrodiil and Imperial City in ESO (Elder Scrolls Online).

Outfit styles and motifs in Imperial City

Icon icon Aldmeri You can obtain the Aldmeri Dominion style by purchasing it from the Aldmeri camp in the Imperial City, for Tel Var Stones..

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