Last updated on July 22nd, 2018
It’s that time of year again when The Elder Scrolls Online offers PvP players extra XP and AP (alliance points) for taking part in Midyear Mayhem, it will start on July 26th and end on August 6th 2018. Read on below for further for all the rewards and details about the event.
ESO Midyear Mayhem PvP Event Kicks Off July 26th
Midyear Mayhem celebrates warrior Pelinal Whitestrake, players who take part in PvP mode during the event will not only receive double XP and Alliances Points but bonus rewards as well. The event will take place on Thursday July 26th at 10:00 AM EDT and will end on Monday August 6th at 10:00 AM EDT. Players can take part in either Cyrodiil, Imperial City and Battlegrounds activities. In order to receive the bonuses you will need to do the following:
- Open the in-game Crown Store to obtain and activate the “Details on the Midyear Mayhem” ticket.
- Travel to your Alliance War faction’s main gate in Cyrodiil using the Alliance War menu
- Find the NPC called “Predicant Maera” and pick up the quest “Midyear Mayhem”
- Note if you already completed the quest last year, you won’t need to do it again
- Complete the quest to receive your Scroll of Pelinal’s Ferocity and a Pelinal’s Midyear Boon Box
- Use the scroll to enjoy a two-hour, 100% buff in the Alliance War, Imperial City, and Battlegrounds to:
- Alliance Points gained
- XP gains for PvP player kills
Once you attain Scroll of Pelinal’s Ferocity, it’s yours to keep and can be re-used for the duration of the event. Those who have already received the scroll in the previous year’s event, you can use it for this year’s event too. Did you misplace your scroll? Not a problem, simply purchase another from Predicant Maera for 100 gold or 100 Alliance Points.
In order to ensure that everyone who wishes to take part in the event has a chance to participate, Zenimax are opening up two additional 7-day CP Alliance War campaigns during this year’s Midyear Mayhem.
Only during this event will you be able to receive a special collectible, the Midyear Victor’s Laurel Wreath. If you want this illustrious headdress you must unlock the achievement “Star-Made Knight”. There seven requirements needed to be completed in the Midyear Mayhem event:
- Mayhem Connoisseur: Receive the blessing of the Whitestrake at one of the Alliance Gates during the Midyear Mayhem.
- Echo of Pelinal’s Fury: Read a Scroll of Pelinal’s Ferocity during the Midyear Mayhem.
- Hand of the Whitestrake: Acquire your 25th “Pelinal’s Midyear Boon Box”.
- Wrath of the Whitestrake: Defeat 50 opponents during the Midyear Mayhem.
- Pelinavant the Scourge: Win a Battleground match during the Midyear Mayhem.
- Pelinaline the Bloody: Capture a Keep in Cyrodiil during the Midyear Mayhem.
- Pelinerrif Insurgent: Capture an Imperial District during the Midyear Mayhem.
Only through Midyear Mayhem will you receive Pelina’s Midyear Boon Boxes which will be in addition to Rewards for the Worth containers. During this year’s event you will be able to earn Boon Boxes from repeatable Town, Battle, Conquest, Scouting and Warfront quests that take place in Cyrodiil in addition to Battlegrounds repeatable quests.
These event boxes will contain Tel Var Stones and one of the following items:
- Transmute Crystals
- Alchemy reagents
- PvP consumables such as repair kits, forward camps, and siege weapons
- Motif pages for the Alliance and Akaviri styles
- Style items for your Alliance
- Akaviri style items
- Coldharbour siege weapons
- Prismatic Runestones
- Books of Pelinal housing items
Note that during the event, all nodes in Cyrodiil and the Imperial City will drop double the normal resources, and the Cyrodiil PvP merchant Adhazabi Aba-daro (The Golden) will have Alliance War Legendary-quality jewelry available. First week you will be able to purchase necklaces and the second week you can obtain rings.
Adhazabi can be found in the following places:
Aldmeri Dominion : Western Elsweyr Gate, north west of the bank on the minimap
Daggerfall Covenant: Northern High Rock Gate, next to Stablemaster Lureau Delatte on the minimap
Ebonheart Pact: Morrowind Gate
Star-Made Wolfshead Costume
A unique Star-Made Wolfshead Costume will be available in the Crown Store only during the Midyear Mayhem event only from July 26th until July 30th. So you want to pick one up, don’t forget to visit the store during these dates.
Are you planning to take part in Midyear Mayhem? Let us know in the comments below.
Be sure to check out the Fextralife Twitch channel during Midyear Mayhem as we’ll be taking on PvP in a quest for honour and loot. If you’re thinking of joining ESO be sure to check out our Elder Scrolls Online – Beginner’s Guide To Leveling. Also read about the upcoming DLC Elder Scrolls Online Wolfhunter Changes: The Age Of The Werewolf.