Elder Scrolls Online - Skins

What are Skins in the Elder Scrolls Online?

Skins are collectible items which are replacing your skin texture. They are purely cosmetic and don`t have any impact on your Characters strength. Some skins are looking a bit different on older characters and others allow that you still can see other body markings of your character.
If you use a Polymorph your Skin will be overwritten and not visible.

How can you use Skins in the the Elder Scrolls Online?

To equip a skin you have to open your Inventory Collections Skins activate a Skin of your choice.

How can you obtain Skins in the Elder Scrolls Online?

There are several ways how you can obtain Skins. You can earn several skins via in-game activites during events, completing certain dungeon achievements, Trials or Arenas. But there are also skins purchasable in the Crown Store, with Crown Gems and often also part of Crown Crates.

Which Skins can I earn during in-game Events or with Event Tickets in the Elder Scrolls Online?

Crystalfrost Skin

The Crystalfrost Skin can be obtained during the New Life Festival in December by unlocking the Newly Charitable achievement. You need to complete 12 Imperial Charity Writs or Deep Winter Charity Writs to unlock the Newly Charitable achievement. If you complete New Life Festival Quests from Breda you can find these Writs inside New Life Festival Gift Boxes.
You can buy the related Event Writs also from guild traders. Like that you can also complete the achievement during the year and unlock the Crystalfrost Skin.

Deadlands Scorcher Skin

The Deadlands Scorcher Skin was obtainable during the first quarter of 2021 from the Impresario Event Merchant with Event Tickets. Here you can learn more about the Deadlands Scorcher Skin

Slag Town Diver Skin

You had a chance to find the Slag Town Diver Skin inside Glorious Tribunal Coffers during the Tribunal Celebreation Event. Here you can learn more about the Slag Town Diver Skin
If you missed the event you can search the Guild Traders and buy the Runebox: Slag Town Diver with Gold.

Soul-Shriven Skin:

This Skin can be earned in the center of the Imperial City Sewers, the Barathrum Centrata, by defeating the Simulacrum of Molag Bal.

In the center of the Barathrum Centrata room are three portals which spawn random Xivkyn generals during their final wave. After you closed all three portals the boss a simulacrum of Molag Bal will be summoned. There is a very rare chance to get the Soul Shriven skin by defeating the Simulacrum of Molag Bal. Don't forget that you can unlock for free the Imperial City DLC via the Crown Store.

Another way to unlock the Soul-Shriven Skin is to buy Runebox: Soul-Shriven Skin with Gold from Guild Traders

Which Skins can I earn from Dungeons in the Elder Scrolls Online?

Amber Plasm Skin:

The Amber Plasm Skin in unlocked by completing the Ruins of Mazzatun Challenger achievement. You have to complete following tasks while completing the Veteran Ruins of Mazzatun Dungeon:
  • Unbowed: no death run - You have to complete the dungeon without any death of your group
  • Ruination: Dungeon Speedrun - You have to defeat all bosses within 30 minutes
  • Ruins of Mazzatun Conqueror: Complete the Ruins of Mazzatun Dungeon on veteran difficulty
  • Tree-Minder's Mania: Defeat the final boss with Hardmode activated

You need The Shadows of the Hist DLC or an active ESO plus subscription to access the Ruins of Mazzatun dungeon.

Blackmarrow Necromancer Skin:

The Blackmarrow Necromancer Skin in unlocked by completing the Scalecaller Peak Challenger achievement. You have to complete following tasks while completing the Veteran Scalecaller Peak Dungeon:
  • On Top: no death run - You have to complete the dungeon without any death of your group
  • Peak Performance: Dungeon Speedrun - You have to defeat all bosses within 30 minutes
  • Scalecaller Peak Conqueror: Complete the Scalecaller Peak Dungeon on veteran difficulty
  • Breaker of Spells: Defeat the final boss with Hardmode activated

You need the Dragon Bones DLC or an active ESO plus subscription to access the Scalecaller Peak dungeon.

Dagon's Viscerent Skin:

The Dagon's Viscerent Skin in unlocked by completing the The Cauldron Conqueror Achievement. You have to defeat the Oxblood the Depraved, Taskmaster Viccia, Molten Guardian and Baron Zaudrus Boss and also free Lyranth from her prison of Veteran Cauldron Dungeon. You need the Flames of Ambition DLC or an active ESO plus subscription to access the Cauldron dungeon.

Dreadhorn Shaman Skin:

The Dreadhorn Shaman Skin in unlocked by completing the Falkreath Hold Challenger achievement. You have to complete following tasks while completing the Veteran Falkreath Hold Dungeon:
  • The Unbroken Line: no death run - You have to complete the dungeon without any death of your group
  • Bull Rush: Dungeon Speedrun - You have to defeat all bosses within 20 minutes
  • Falkreath Hold Conqueror : Complete the Falkreath Hold Dungeon on veteran difficulty
  • Taking the Bull by the Horns: Defeat the final boss with Hardmode activated

You need the Horns of the Reach DLC or an active ESO plus subscription to access the Falkreath Hold dungeon.

Meridian Purified Skin:

The Meridian Purified Skin in unlocked by completing the Depths of Malatar Conqueror Achievement. You have to defeat the the Scavenging Maw, the Weeping Woman, the Dark Orb, King Narilmor, and the Symphony of Blades of the Depths of Malatar Dungeon on veteran difficulty. You need the Wrathstone DLC or an active ESO plus subscription to access the Depths of Malatar dungeon.

Reanimated Vampiric Thrall Skin:

The Reanimated Vampiric Thrall Skin in unlocked by completing the Castle Thorn Conqueror Achievement. You have to defeat the the Dread Tindulra, the Blood Twilight, Vaduroth, Talfyg, and Lady Thorn of Castle Thorn Dungeon on veteran difficulty. You need the Stonethorn DLC or an active ESO plus subscription to access the Castle Thorn dungeon.

Sable Man-Beast Skin:

The Sable Man-Beast Skin in unlocked by completing the Moon Hunter Keep Challenger achievement. You have to complete following tasks while completing the Veteran Moon Hunter Keep Dungeon:
  • Head of the Pack: no death run - You have to complete the dungeon without any death of your group
  • Running with the Pack: Dungeon Speedrun - You have to defeat all bosses within 30 minutes
  • Moon Hunter Keep Conqueror: Complete the Moon Hunter Keep Dungeon on veteran difficulty
  • The Alpha Predator: Defeat the final boss with Hardmode activated

You need the Wolfhunter DLC or an active ESO plus subscription to access the Moon Hunter Keep dungeon.

Spiderkith Skin:

The Spiderkith Skin in unlocked by completing the Cradle of Shadows Challenger achievement. You have to complete following tasks while completing the Veteran Cradle of Shadows Dungeon:
  • Beacon in the Night: no death run - You have to complete the dungeon without any death of your group
  • Exterminator: Dungeon Speedrun - You have to defeat all bosses within 30 minutes
  • Cradle of Shadows Conqueror : Complete the Scalecaller Peak Dungeon on veteran difficulty
  • Velidreth's Vengeance: Defeat the final boss with Hardmode activated

You need the Shadows of the Hist DLC or an active ESO plus subscription to access the Cradle of Shadows dungeon.

Which Skins can I earn from Trials in the Elder Scrolls Online?

Dro-m'Athra Skin:

The Dro-m'Athra Skin in unlocked by completing the Veteran Maw of Lorkhaj Trial. You need the Thieves Guild DLC or an active ESO plus subscription to access the Maw of Lorkhaj Trial.

Fabrication Sheath Skin:

The Fabrication Sheath Skin in unlocked by completing the Veteran Halls of Fabrication Trial. You need the Morrowind DLC or an active ESO plus subscription to access the Halls of Fabrication Trial.

Sanctified Silver Skin

The Sanctified Silver Skin in unlocked by defeating the Saint Olms, Saint Llothis, and Saint Felms Bosses in the same fight in the Veteran Asylum Sanctorium Trial. You need the Clockwork City DLC or an active ESO plus subscription to access the Asylum Sanctorium Trial.

Seaborn Silver Skin:

The Seaborn Silver Skin in unlocked by earning the Kyne's Aegis Conqueror Achievement. You have to defeat the Yandir the Butcher, Captain Vrol, and Lord Falgravn bosses in the veteran Kyne's Aegis Trial. You need the Greymoor DLC or an active ESO plus subscription to access the Kyne's Aegis Trial.

Sunspire Ice-Fire Skin

The Sunspire Ice-Fire Skin in unlocked by earning the Sunspire Conqueror Achievement. You have to defeat the Yolnahkriin, Lokkestiiz and Nahviintaas bosses in the Veteran Sunspire Trial. You need the Elsweyr DLC or an active ESO plus subscription to access the Sunspire Trial.

Z'Maja's Shadow Skin:

The Z'Maja's Shadow Skin in unlocked by defeating the Z'Maja, Siroria, Relequen, and Galenwe Bosses in the same fight in the Veteran Cloudrest Trial. You need the Summerset DLC or an active ESO plus subscription to access the Cloudrest Trial.

Which Skins can I earn from Arenas in the Elder Scrolls Online?

Marshmist Palescale Skin:

The Marshmist Palescale Skin in unlocked by completing the Blackrose Prison Conqueror Achievement. You have to defeat the Oxblood the Battlemage Ennodius, Tames-the-Beast, Lady Minara, and Drakeeh the Unchained Bosses in the Blackrose Prison Arena on veteran difficulty. You need the Murkmire DLC or an active ESO plus subscription to access the Blackrose Prison Arena.

Void Pathosis Skin:

The Void Pathosis Skin in unlocked by completing the Vateshran Hollows Conqueror Achievement. You have to defeat the Magma Queen, The Pyrelord, Zakuryn the Sculptor, Iozuzzunth, Shade of the Grove, Rahdgarak and Maebroogha the Void Lich boss in the Vateshran Arena on veteran difficulty. You need the Markath DLC or an active ESO plus subscription to access the Vateshran Arena..

Which Skins can I purchase from the Crown Store in the Elder Scrolls Online?

Blood-Forged:

You can purchase the Blood-Forged Skin for 1200 Crowns in the Crown Store.

Cold-Flame Epidermis Skin:

You could purchase the Cold-Flame Epidermis Skin for 400 Crown Gems for a limited time in the Crown Store.

Decayed Zombie Skin:

You could purchase the Decayed Zombie Skin for 1200 Crowns for a limited time in the Crown Store. Additionally the Decayed Zombie Skin was also part of the Hollowjack Crown Crates and Scalecaller Crown Crates.

Kyne's Fury Skin:

You could purchase the Kyne's Fury Skin for 400 Crown Gems for a limited time in the Crown Store.

Mind-Shriven Skin:

You could purchase the Mind-Shriven Skin for 1200 Crowns for a limited time in the Crown Store or as part of Imperial City Collector's Bundle. Additionally the Mind-Shriven Skin was also part of the Storm Atronach Crown Crates.

Which Skins can I get from Crown Crates in the Elder Scrolls Online?

Arctic Rime Skin:

The Arctic Rime Skin was part of the Dragonscale Crown Crates.

Blood-Drained Thrall Skin:

The Blood-Drained Thrall Skin was part of the Xanmeer Crown Crates.

Bloodfiend Skin:

The Bloodfiend Skin was part of the Gloomspore Crown Crates.

Bright-Throat Scale Skin:

The Bright-Throat Scale Skin was part of the Gloomspore Crown Crates.

Deadlands Brand Skin:

The Deadlands Brand was part of the Frost Atronach Crown Crates.

Deadlands Excoriated Skin:

The Deadlands Excoriated Skin was part of the Iron Atronach Crown Crates.

Dead-Water Scale Skin:

The Dead-Water Scale Skin was part of the Xanmeer Crown Crates.

Dusky Guarhide Skin:

The Dusky Guarhide Skin was part of the Akaviri Potentate Crown Crates.

Ebony Epidermis Skin:

The Ebony Epidermis Skin was part of the New Moon Crown Crates.

Frosthaunt Glister Skin:

The Frosthaunt Glister Skin was part of the Nightfall Crown Crates.

Hist-Tsoko Skin:

The Hist-Tsoko Skin was part of the Iron Atronach Crown Crates.

Hollow Void Husk Skin:

The Hollow Void Husk Skin was part of the Ayleid Crown Crates.

Infernal Epidermis Skin:

The Infernal Epidermis Skin was part of the Flame Atronach Crown Crates.

Maormer Fish Skin:

The Maormer Fish Skin was part of the Frost Atronach Crown Crates.

Mireheart Scale Skin:

The Mireheart Scale Skin was part of the Gloomspore Crown Crates.

Namira's Bile Skin:

The Namira's Bile Skin was part of the Gloomspore Crown Crates.

Opalescent Epidermis Skin:

The Opalescent Epidermis Skin was part of the Frost Atronach Crown Crates.

Peryite's Afflicted Skin:

The Peryite's Afflicted Skin was part of the Baandari Pedlar Crown Crates.

Red Diamond Guardian Skin:

The Red Diamond Guardian Skin was part of the Potentate Crown Crates.

Runic Seabrume Skin:

The Runic Seabrume Skin was part of the Nightfall Crown Crates.

Varla-Born Skin:

The Varla-Born Skin was part of the Ayleid Crown Crates.

Xoleel Scale Skin:

The Xoleel Scale Skin was part of the Sovngarde Crown Crates.

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