A player character using an enchanting station.

For other uses, see Enchanting.

Enchanting is a crafting profession in The Elder Scrolls Online. The Vestige must find runestones around Tamriel and examine them to get a rune. Then the Vestige must combine an aspect rune, an essence rune and a potency rune in order to create a glyph, that can be used later to enchant weapons, armor or jewelry.


Passive Abilities

  • Aspect Improvement: Allows the use of Aspect Runestones.
    • Rank 1: Common (white) and Standard (green) (Unlocked at Enchanting Level 1)
    • Rank 2: Superior (blue) (Unlocked at Enchanting Level 6)
    • Rank 3: Artifact (purple) (Unlocked at Enchanting Level 16)
    • Rank 4: Legendary (gold) (Unlocked at Enchanting Level 31)
  • Potency Improvement: Allows the use of Potency Runestones to make level __ Glyphs
    • Rank 1: Allows use of Jora, Porade, Jode, and Notade to make level 1–15 Glyphs (Unlocked at Enchanting Level 1)
    • Rank 2: Allows use of Jera, Jejora, Ode, and Tade to make level 11–25 Glyphs (Unlocked at Enchanting Level 5)
    • Rank 3: Allows use of Oda, Pojora, Jade, and Edode to make level 21–35 Glyphs (Unlocked at Enchanting Level 10)
    • Rank 4: Allows use of Edora, Jaera, Pojode, and Rekude to make level 30–45 Glyphs (Unlocked at Rank 3)
    • Rank 5: Allows use of Pora, Denara, Hade, and Idode to make level 40–50 Glyphs (Unlocked at Rank 4)
    • Rank 6: Allows use of Rera and Pode to make level Vetern Rank 1 Glyphs. (Unlocked at Enchanting Level 25)
    • Rank 7: Allows use of Derado and Kedeko to make level Vetern Rank 3 Glyphs (Unlocked at Rank 6)
    • Rank 8: Allows use of Recura and Rede to make level Vetern Rank 6 Glyphs (Unlocked at Rank 7)
    • Rank 9: Allows use of Cura and Kude to make level Vetern Rank 8 Glyphs (Unlocked at Rank 8)
  • Keen Eye: Rune Stones: Runes in the world will be easier to see when you are ___ meters or closer.
    • Rank 1: 20 meters or closer (Unlocked at Enchanting Level 2)
    • Rank 2: 30 meters or closer (Unlocked at Enchanting Level 7)
    • Rank 3: 40 meters or closer (Unlocked at Rank 2)
  • Hireling: When you go offline, a hireling will find runestones for you. Your hireling refreshes every 24 hours.
    • Rank 1: Hireling will find Runestones and send them once a day (Unlocked at Enchanting Level 3)
    • Rank 2: Hireling has a better chance of finding more rare Runestones to send you once a day. (Unlocked at Enchanting Level 12)
    • Rank 3: Hireling has a good chance of finding rare Runestones to send you twice a day (Unlocked at Enchanting Level 32)
  • Aspect Extraction: increases the chance of extracting Aspect Runestones by ___%.
    • Rank 1: 5% (Unlocked at Enchanting Level 4)
    • Rank 2: 10% (Unlocked at Rank 19)
    • Rank 3: 15% (Unlocked at Enchanting Level 29)


Potency Runestones

Additive Runes Translation Subtractive Runes Translation Requires Glyph Prefix Gear Level
Jora p.png Jora Develop Jode p.png Jode Reduce Potency Improvement 1 Trifling Level 1–10
Porade p.png Porade Add Notade p.png Notade Subtract Potency Improvement 1 Inferior Level 5–15
Jera p.png Jera Increase Ode p.png Ode Shrink Potency Improvement 2 Petty Level 10–20
Jejora p.png Jejora Raise Tade p.png Tade Decrease Potency Improvement 2 Slight Level 15–25
Odra p.png Odra Gain Jayde p.png Jayde Deduct Potency Improvement 3 Minor Level 20–30
Pojora p.png Pojora Supplement Edode p.png Edode Lower Potency Improvement 3 Lesser Level 25–35
Edora p.png Edora Boost Pojode p.png Pojode Diminish Potency Improvement 4 Moderate Level 30–40
Jaera p.png Jaera Advance Rekude p.png Rekude Weaken Potency Improvement 4 Average Level 35–45
Pora Augment Hade Lessen Potency Improvement 5 Strong Level 40–50
Denara p.png Denara Strengthen Idode Impair Potency Improvement 5 Major Champion System Icon.png10–30
Rera Exaggerate Pode Remove Potency Improvement 6 Greater Champion System Icon.png30–50
Derado Empower Kedeko Drain Potency Improvement 7 Grand Champion System Icon.png50–70
Recura Magnify Rede Deprive Potency Improvement 8 Splended Champion System Icon.png70–100
Kura Intensify Kude Negate Potency Improvement 9 Monumental Champion System Icon.png100–150
Rejera Amplify Jihade Divest Potency Improvement 10 Superb Champion System Icon.png150–159
Repora Reinforce Itade Plunder Potency Improvement 10 Truly Superb Champion System Icon.png160

Essence Runestones

Name Translation Requires Additive (-ra) Effect Subtractive (-de) Effect
Dekeipa e.png Dekeipa Frost Essence Improvement 1 Weapon: Deals Frost Damage. Jewelry: Adds Cold Resistance.
Deni e.png Deni Stamina Essence Improvement 1 Armor: Adds Maximum Stamina. Weapon: Deals Magic Damage and Restores Stamina.
Denima e.png Denima Stamina Regen Essence Improvement 1 Jewelry: Adds Stamina Recovery. Jewelry: Reduces Stamina ability cost.
Deteri e.png Deteri Armor Essence Improvement 1 Weapon: Grants Temporary Damage Shield. Weapon: Temporarily reduces target's Spell and Physical Resistance.
Haoko e.png Haoko Disease Essence Improvement 1 Weapon: Deals Disease Damage. Jewelry: Adds Disease Resistance.
Kaderi e.png Kaderi Shield Essence Improvement 1 Jewelry: Increase Bash Damage. Jewelry: Reduces Stamina Cost of Bashing and Blocking
Kuoko e.png Kuoko Poison Essence Improvement 1 Weapon: Deals Poison Damage. Jewelry: Adds Poison Resistance.
Makderi e.png Makderi Spell Harm Essence Improvement 1 Jewelry: Adds Spell Damage. Jewelry: Adds Spell Resistance.
Makko e.png Makko Magicka Essence Improvement 1 Armor: Adds Maximum Magicka. Weapon: Deals Magic Damage and Restores Magicka.
Makkoma e.png Makkoma Magicka Regen Essence Improvement 1 Jewelry: Adds Magicka Recovery. Jewelry: Reduces Magicka spell cost.
Meip e.png Meip Shock Essence Improvement 1 Weapon: Deals Shock Damage. Jewelry: Adds Shock Resistance.
Oko e.png Oko Health Essence Improvement 1 Armor: Adds Maximum Health. Weapon: Deals Magic Damage and Restores Health
Okoma e.png Okoma Health Regen Essence Improvement 1 Jewelry: Adds Health Recovery. Weapon: Deals Unresistible Damage.
Okori e.png Okori Power Essence Improvement 1
Oru e.png Oru Alchemist Essence Improvement 1 Jewelry: Increases potion duration. Jewelry: Reduces potion cooldown.
Rakeipa e.png Rakeipa Fire Essence Improvement 1 Weapon: Deals Flame Damage. Jewelry: Adds Flame Resistance.
Taderi e.png Taderi Physical Harm Essence Improvement 1 Jewelry: Adds Weapon Damage. Jewelry: Adds Physical Resistance.

Aspect Runestones

Name Translation Requires
Ta a.png Ta Base Aspect Improvement 1
Jejota a.png Jejota Fine Aspect Improvement 1
Denata a.png Denata Superior Aspect Improvement 2
Rekuta a.png Rekuta Epic Aspect Improvement 3
Kuta Legendary Aspect Improvement 4

Leveling tips

  • Investing 30 Champion Points into The Tower constellation will increase the crafting inspiration by 20%. Therefore, leveling crafting skills will require less materials and time.
  • An active ESO Plus membership also grants additional inspiration.
  • Deconstructing looted Glyphs is cheap way to level up Enchanting. They are a common drop, and they can be acquired while questing or doing other activities. In addition, deconstructing items will grant the player crafting materials which can be used to further increase the skill.
  • Keen Eye: Rune Stones, Hireling and Runestone Extraction pasive skills are useful to obtain crafting materials.
  • A Skill Point should be spent on Potency Improvement and Aspect Improvement whenever possible. Potency Improvement will allow crafting higher level Potency Runestones, while Aspect Improvement skill allows using better quality Aspect Runestones. Using higher crafting materials grants notably higher experience.
  • Legendary (gold) Aspect Runestones are extremely rare and expensive, only Artifact (purple) Aspect Runestones should be used to level beyond rank 16.
  • Players receive less experience from deconstructing Glyphs crafted by themselves. Finding another player who is also leveling up Enchanting and trading the Glyphs crafted in order to deconstruct the other player's Glyphs is an efficient way of recovering materials.



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