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High Isle and Amenos is a zone in The Elder Scrolls Online: High Isle. It consists of two inhabited islands: High Isle, the largest island of the Systres Archipelago, and Amenos, a prison jungle colony in the northeast. The south coast city of Gonfalon Bay on High Isle acts as the major metropolitan center for the two islands.[1]

Background[]

"The largest island in the Systres Archipelago, High Isle serves as the center of politics and commerce for the island chain, predominantly from the port city of Gonfalon Bay and the Dufort Shiyards."
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High Isle and Amenos, as with the rest of the archipelago, was first settled by the Druids of Galen in 1E 330 escaping the hostile Direnni Hegemony that regarded them as a threat due to their advocacy of druidic governance over High Rock, as well as the Alessian Order who regarded them as "Meriphilic heretics."[2] Pieron Desant of the Gleaners of Aurbis travelled to High Isle for a heist during the Interregnum, and brought back a valuable haul to Fargrave.[3]

During the time of the All Flags Navy circa 1E 2200, High Isle was used as a staging area for the assault against Thras, with All Flags Islet in the island's center used as the Navy's centralized point of command and control. In 2E 582, the islands are occupied by both druidic and chivalric Bretons, with the druids, particularly of the Stonelore Circle, living in central wilderness, and the House Bretons occupying various coastal settlements under the governance of House Dufort. The island of Amenos, unlike High Isle, is a largely uninhabited jungle used by the House Bretons as a penal colony.[1]

Locations[]

Main article: Locations (Online)

The following are locations accessible in High Isle and Amenos and, with the exception of unmarked locations, are discoverable on the map. Points of Interest serve as locations with unique side quests, while cities serve as the centralised areas with multiple sublocations and act as a hub for services and merchants. Explanations of the types of locations are provided in the main locations page.

Wayshrines Dungeons Points of Interest

Wayshrine Icon All Flags Wayshrine
Wayshrine Icon Amenos Station Wayshrine
Wayshrine Icon Brokerock Wayshrine
Wayshrine Icon Castle Navire Wayshrine
Wayshrine Icon Coral Road Wayshrine
Wayshrine Icon Dufort Shipyards Wayshrine
Wayshrine Icon Flooded Coast Wyashrine
Wayshrine Icon Garick's Rest Wayshrine
Wayshrine Icon Gonfalon Square Wayshrine
Wayshrine Icon Serpents Hollow Wayshrine
Wayshrine Icon Steadfast Manor Wayshrine
Wayshrine Icon Stonelore Grove Wayshrine
Wayshrine Icon Tor Draioch Wayshrine
Wayshrine Icon Trappers Peak Wayshrine
Wayshrine Icon Westbay Wayshrine

Delve Icon Breakwater Cave
Delve Icon Coral Cliffs
Delve Icon Death's Valor Keep
Trial Icon Dreadsail Reef
Group Dungeon Icon Earthen Root Enclave LD
Public Dungeon Icon Ghost Haven Bay
Group Dungeon Icon Graven Deep LD
Public Dungeon Icon Spire of the Crimson Coin
Delve Icon The Firepot
Delve Icon Shipwreck Shoals
Delve Icon Whalefall

Fort Icon All Flags Islet
Fort Icon Amenos Station
Mine Icon Brokerock Mine
Fort Icon Castle Navire
Beacon Icon Colossus View Lighthouse
Fort Icon Garick's Rest
City Icon Gonfalon Bay
Dock Icon Skulltooth Coast
Fort Icon Steadfast Manor
Grove Icon Stonelore Grove
Fort Icon Tor Draioch
Crypt Icon Abhain Chapel
Ruin Icon Druid's Gate
Boat Icon Dufort Shipyards
Beacon Icon Gonfalon Head Lighthouse
Dock Icon Jheury's Cove
Estate Icon Port Navire

Set Stations Volcanic Vents Striking Locales World Bosses

Crafting Station Icon Hidden Foundry (Druid's Braid)
Crafting Station Icon Steadfast Hammer and Saw (Order's Wrath)
Crafting Station Icon Stonelore Forge and Craft (Serpent's Disdain)

World Event Icon Feywatch Isle Volcanic Vent
World Event Icon Flooded Coast Volcanic Vent
World Event Icon Garick's Rise Volcanic Vent
World Event Icon Haunted Coast Volcanic Vent
World Event Icon Navire Volcanic Vent
World Event Icon Sapphire Point Volcanic Vent
World Event Icon Serpents Hollow Volcanic Vent

Locale Icon Albatross Leap
Locale Icon Augury Monoliths
Locale Icon Banished Refuge
Locale Icon Green Serpent Gateway
Locale Icon Spriggan's Crown
Locale Icon Stonelore Falls

Boss Icon Amenos Basin
Boss Icon Dark Stone Hollow
Boss Icon Faun Falls
Boss Icon Mornard Falls
Boss Icon Serpent Bog
Boss Icon Y'ffre's Cauldron

Event Hubs Housing Unmarked locations

Event Icon Event Exchange

Housing Icon Ancient Anchor Berth
Housing Icon Fogbreak Lighthouse
Housing Icon Highhallow Hold

Pin Icon Amenos Extraction Point
Pin Icon Colossus of Gonfalon Bay
Pin Icon Druid Circle
Pin Icon Dufort Ruin
Pin Icon Elder's Cottage
Pin Icon Erlibru's Cottage
Pin Icon Finimi's Domicile
Pin Icon Mistmouth Cave
Pin Icon Navire Dungeons
Pin Icon Old Coin Fort
Pin Icon The Slithermist
Pin Icon Systres Sisters Vault
Pin Icon Tarnished Grotto
Pin Icon Wizard's Grotto

Quests[]

Main article: Quests (Online)

High Isle and Amenos features a series of zone story quests and unrelated side quests. The zone story quests tie into the Legacy of the Bretons overarching storyline and continues on to Galen and Y'ffelon, but it is not necessary to complete the story quests for zones prior to those in High Isle and Amenos. Side quests are non-sequential and can be completed in any order, except where one carries on from another, and repeatable quests can be completed multiple times: weekly for arenas and trials and daily for all others.

Zone Quest Icon Zone quests
Online Quest Icon Side quests
  • A Father's Pride
  • A New Venture
  • A Sheep in Need
  • Aiding the Archipelago
  • All Hands on Deck
  • An Experiment with Peace
  • Balki's Map Fragment
  • Blood, Books, and Steel
  • Buried at the Bay
  • Challenges of the Past
  • Coral Conundrum
  • Ferone's Map Fragment
  • In Secret and Shadow
  • Pursuit of Freedom
  • Race for Honor
  • Rhadh's Map Fragment
  • Scalding Scavengers
  • Spies in the Shallows
  • Tales of Tribute
  • The All Flags Curse
  • The Corrupted Grove
  • The Final Round
  • The Intoxicating Mix
  • The Large Delegate
  • The Long Game
  • The Long Way Home
  • The Missing Prowler
  • The Tournament Begins
  • Tournament of the Heart
  • Tower Full of Trouble
  • Wisdom of the Druids
  • Repeatable Journal Icon A Final Peace
  • Repeatable Journal Icon A Special Reagent
  • Repeatable Journal Icon Arcane Research
  • Repeatable Journal Icon Ascendant Shadows
  • Repeatable Journal Icon Avarice of the Eldertide
  • Repeatable Journal Icon Cards Across the Continent
  • Repeatable Journal Icon Druidic Research
  • Repeatable Journal Icon Dueling Tributes
  • Repeatable Journal Icon Pirate Problems
  • Repeatable Journal Icon Prison Problems
  • Repeatable Journal Icon Seek and Destroy
  • Repeatable Journal Icon The Sable Knight
  • Repeatable Journal Icon The Serpent Caller
  • Repeatable Journal Icon Venting the Threat
  • Repeatable Journal Icon Wildhorn's Wrath
Group Dungeon Icon Group dungeon quests
  • Haunted Depths LD
  • The Stonelore Defense LD
  • Repeatable Journal Icon Pledge: Earthen Root Enclave LD
  • Repeatable Journal Icon Pledge: Graven Deep LD
Trial Icon Trial quests
Companion Icon Companion quests
  • Tower Full of Trouble
  • Tournament of the Heart
  • The Lost Symbol
  • A Mother's Request
  • The Princess Detective
Online Quest Icon Event quests
  • Repeatable Journal Icon The Island Tour

Characters[]

Random encounters
Traveling merchants

Creatures[]

Named
  • Rocky
Generic
Critters

Item Sets[]

Main article: Item Sets

Item sets are related armor and weapons that, when worn together, provide unique benefits. Overland sets can be acquired from world bosses, world events, delves, public dungeons and containers and as quest rewards; dungeon sets can be acquired from within group dungeons; monster sets can be acquired from the final boss of veteran group dungeons and Undaunted Enclaves; and crafted sets can be created at specific locations across the zone.

Overland
  • Blessing of the High Isle (Light)
  • Steadfast's Mettle (Medium)
  • Systres' Scowl (Heavy)
Dungeon
  • Deeproot Zeal (Heavy; Earthen Root Enclave) LD
  • Grave Inevitability (Light; Graven Deep) LD
  • Pangrit Denmother (Heavy; Graven Deep) LD
  • Phylactery's Grasp (Medium; Graven Deep) LD
  • Rage of the Ursauk (Medium; Earthen Root Enclave) LD
  • Stone's Accord (Light; Earthen Root Enclave) LD
Monster
Trial
Craftable

Skyshards[]

Main article: Skyshards (Online)

Eighteen Skyshards can be found in High Isle and Amenos totaling in six skill points. The zone guide provides clues as to the location of each Skyshard, but many can be found simply by exploring and watching for the distinctive pillar of light they emit. Skyshards will appear on the map and compass when the Vestige is close to one and will remain discovered on the map even if it was not collected.

# Description Location
1 High above the river across from the Firepot. West of Steadfast Manor and southeast of the Firepot.
2 Under the middle bridge spanning Loch Abhain. At Loch Abhain north of Gonfalon Bay.
3 By a beach near the bridge on High Isle's southern coast. On the coast southwest of the Coral Road Wayshrine.
4 Hidden in the rocks above Jheury's Cove on High Isle. South of Jhury's Cove.
5 Just west of a pointed rock on High Isle's northernmost beach. On the coast north of the Augury Monoliths.
6 In the shadow of All Flags Castle's north wall. On the north end of All Flags Islet.
7 Overlooking the volcanic vent north of Tor Draioch. Northwest of Tor Draioch.
8 In the heart of the riven canyon east of Amenos Station. By the river east of Amenos Station.
9 On the shore of the Flooded Coast below Snake's Eye View. Southwest of Flooded Coast Wayshrine.
10 By a bay full of wrecked ships along Skulltooth Coast. North of Skulltooth Coast.
11 Follow a climbing path on the southern side of Ghost Haven Bay. At the end of the path south of the final chamber in Ghosthaven Bay.
12 In the hedge maze of the Spire of the Crimson Coin. In the east side of the Spire of the Crimson Coin, southeast of the entry into the Prison Warrens.
13 On a ledge above a pool in the back of Breakwater Cave. By the water in the northernmost section of Breakwater Cave.
14 Guarded by the dead in Death's Valor Keep. In the southernmost room on the first floor of Death's Valor Keep.
15 At one end of a natural bridge in the heart of the Firepot. East of the central area of the Firepot.
16 At the end of a winding path high above Shipwreck Shoals. Off the path near the southwest coast of Shipwreck Shoals.
17 By a blue tree within the caverns of Coral Cliffs. In the northwesternmost section of the Coral Cliffs.
18 Hidden high among the rocky ridges of Whalefall. Up the side path leading south before the west coast of Whalefall.

Achievements[]

Main article: Achievements (Online)

Achievements can be earned by completing specific tasks such as completing quests and discovering locations. Achievements are separated into categories and their progress is viewable from the journal. Earning achievement provides the Vestige a number of points, and some achievements unlock unique rewards such as furnishings that can be bought from Achievement Furnishers or collectibles.

High Isle Journal Icon High Isle
General
Tales of Tribute
Companions
Exploration
Quests
Volcanic Vents
Dreadsail Reef
Group Dungeons Journal Icon Lost Depths
  • A Bone to Pick
  • Aggressive Arborist
  • Back to Sleep
  • Breathless
  • Chiseling out Corruption
  • Contagion Contained
  • Demolition Delegation
  • Drowned Mariner Style Master
  • Drowned Sailor Slayer
  • Earthen Root Avenger
  • Earthen Root Enclave Challenger
  • Earthen Root Enclave Champion
  • Earthen Root Enclave Conqueror
  • Earthen Root Enclave Vanquisher
  • Earthen Root Explorer
  • Firesong Druid Slayer
  • Fist of Tava
  • Gaint Undead Slayer
  • Gatecrasher
  • Graven Deep Challenger
  • Graven Deep Champion
  • Graven Deep Conqueror
  • Graven Deep Vanquisher
  • Greedy for Ghosts
  • Hardy Hero
  • Invaders' Bane
  • Life Among the Undying
  • Light of the Lost Depths
  • Lost Depths Delver
  • Lost Depths Explorer
  • Lost Depths Scout
  • Lurcher and Graft-Root Slayer
  • Master Mason
  • Mechanical Archeology
  • Plucking out the Corruption
  • Pressure in the Deep
  • Respect for the Dead
  • Scourge of Archdruid Devyric
  • Share and Share Alike
  • Snap, Crack, and Crunch
  • Storming the Beach
  • Swift Retaliation
  • Vivified Warrior
  • Wildlife Preservation
  • Y'ffre's Will Style Master

Shalidor's Library[]

Main article: Shalidor's Library

Ten books that are a part of Shalidor's Library can be found in High Isle and Amenos and added to the collection. Books that have already been found in other zones will already be marked as completed in the zone tracker.

Fish[]

Main article: Fishing (Online)

Fish can be caught from fishing hotspots, ideally with the correct bait. Common fish will be caught most often while rare fish and alternative bait are rare catches. Each zone has unique rare fish than can be caught from hotspots. Slaughterfish and trodh can be caught from foul hotspots, dhufish and longfin can be caught from saltwater hotspots, silverside perch and spadetail can be caught from lake hotspots, and salmon and river betty can be caught from river hotspots. Chub, minnow, shad and fish roe can be caught and used as bait from foul, saltwater, lake and river hotspots, respectively.

Fish Source Quality
Bluespotted Cornetfish Saltwater Superior
Bronze-Banded Sunfish Lakes Fine
Daggerfish Saltwater Fine
Gonfalon Rockfish Saltwater Fine
Marbled Goby Rivers Fine
Mudfin Lakes Fine
Rainbow Gudgeon Lakes Superior
Rockscale Rivers Superior
Ropefish Foulwater Fine
Silver Bream Rivers Fine
Skulltooth Barbel Foulwater Superior
Systres Flouder Foulwater Fine

Gallery[]

Interactive map[]


Appearances[]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Events of The Elder Scrolls Online: High Isle
  2. Systres History
  3. The First Gleaner
  4. Dialogue with Aquilia Verres during "Where There's a Will" in The Elder Scrolls Online: Gold Road
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