[Top 10] ESO Best Potions And How To Get Them (2023)

[Top 10] ESO Best Potions And How To Get Them

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Keep your potions ready!

The world of ESO is a great one. You can play it for hundreds of hours and not experience half of it. And when you arrive at some point of Elder scrolls online, you will find out that your gaming skills are just not enough for the adventures ahead.

So you try some random potions. They give you a little boost. Then you run head-on at the nearest mini-boss on the map, only to find yourself lying on the floor again, looking where the nearest Wayshrine is. And you ask yourself, is it worth it?

Fear not my fellow gamers, because here are the TOP 10 best potions and how to get them. A much-needed guide that will help you on your journey!

10. Speed potion

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“ Better to flee bravely than to die cowardly. ”

One of the most enjoyable potions if you are weak and/or scared.

It grants you Major Expedition which increases your Movement Speed. And also increases your Stamina so you can run longer!

So next time, don’t waste your precious soul gems for reviving when you can use speed potion… to escape and live to tell the tale!

Potion stats:

  • Grants Major Expedition (Movement Speed increased by 30% for 47.6 seconds)
  • Grants Major Brutality (Weapon Damage increased by 20% for 47.6 seconds)
  • Grants Major Endurance (Stamina increased by 20% for 47.6 seconds)
  • Restores 7582 Stamina immediately.

What makes Speed potion awesome:

  • It increases your speed!
  • You are stronger for a short time. That is a good way to defend yourself or to turn the tables.
  • Your stamina will increase and restore dramatically!

How to get Speed potion:

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  • Blessed Thistle
  • Dragonthorn
  • Namira’s Rot or Scrib Jelly

9. Invisibility potion

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“ If Nightblade can do it so can you! If you are a Warden or a Dragon Knight, Templar… “

Who wouldn’t like to be invisible? You could hide from danger, attack from shadows. Or simply spy on some lusty Argonian made, if you are into that.

A great way to lay low, get your thoughts together and plan your next move. But don’t touch anything, because then the good people of Tamriel could see you again.

Potion stats:

  • Vanish for 15.7 seconds (provided by all variations).
  • Restores 8369 Health immediately.
  • Grants Major Fortitude (20% more Health Recovery for 47.6 seconds).

What makes the Invisibility potion awesome:

  • You can vanish, a great way to distract enemies.
  • Not only do you get to restore your health, but it will even recover faster.
  • The potion can be combined with speed, so you can run from danger undetected!

How to get Invisibility potion:

  • Blue Entoloma
  • Namira's Rot
  • Columbine

8. Essence of Detection

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“ You can run but you can't hide! “

The essence of detection is a great potion for players who don’t like tactical ninjas or runaway opponents.

Sometimes you are not in the mood for the shadow world and only want a fair fight. Just one sip from the bottle, and you can spot all the Nightblades and invisible potion consumers in your environment.

Potion stats:

  • Increase Stealth Detection by 20 meters for 15.7 seconds
  • Grants Major Sorcery (Increased Spell Damage by 20% for 47.6 Seconds)
  • Grants Major Intellect (20% more Magicka Recovery for 47.6 seconds).
  • Restores 7582 Magicka restored immediately

What makes Essence of Detection awesome:

  • You can see it all in a 20 meters radius.
  • Your spell damage will increase and be more deadly for the enemy.
  • A big portion of your Magicka will be restored. Also, Major Intellect will help you recover more Magicka over time.

How to get Essence of Detection:

  • Corn Flower
  • Torchbug Thorax
  • Lady’s Smock

7. Essence of Armor

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“Sticks and stones may break my bo… um… I guess they can’t.”

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Introducing the Essence of armor! Now you can have much more fun and don’t think about protection. Just one drink and your armor stats will skyrocket! Great for PVP and PVE alike.

Not to mention that there are no physical drawbacks! Except for minor defile that will decrease your healing… but who needs healing when you have great armor stats!

So do not fear to enjoy the wast world of ESO. Craft or buy your Essence of Armor now!

Potion stats:

  • Grants Major Resolve (Physical Resistance increased by 5280 for 47.6 seconds)
  • Grants Minor Protection (Reduced Damage taken by 8% for 15.7 seconds)
  • Grants Minor Defile ( Reduces Healing by 15% for 45 seconds)

What makes Essence of Armor awesome:

  • Great physical resistance so you can let yourself loose.
  • Damage that you take is reduced.
  • A great potion to make you not worry about defense. You can attack freely.

How to get Essence of Armor:

  • Nightshade
  • Mudcrab Chitin
  • Mountain Flower or Imp Stool

6. Essence of Spell Critical

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“My powers had been critically acclaimed by this dead Khajiit over there.”

And now, for the 6th place, we have a potion that is best used in PVP. For our magic-based comrades, the beautiful way to increase your critical hits without giving anything in return… except cooldown time. Without further ado, the Essence of Spell Critical!

You can cast powerful spells with an almost certain critical hit, and if your opponent doesn’t have good protection against spells… I pity the guy.

Potion stats:

  • Grants Major Sorcery (Spell Critical increased for 2191 for 47.6 seconds)
  • Grants Major Fortitude (Health Recovery increased by 20% for 47.6 seconds)
  • Restores 7582 Stamina Immediately
  • Restores 8369 Health immediately
  • Grants Major Intellect (Major Recovery increased by 20% for 47.6 seconds)

What makes Essence of Spell Critical awesome:

  • Great for PVP.
  • Your critical and health recovery are increased.
  • Health and stamina are restored immediately.
  • And with Major Intellect, your recovery is increased.
  • All the good stuff is getting buffed.

How to get Essence of Spell Critical:

  • Bugloss
  • Lady’s Smock
  • Water Hyacinth

5. Essence of Weapon Critical

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“Size does not matter, as long as it has nice critical stats”

This is pretty much the same potion as the last one, but for people that are fans of closer combat. Use this in PVP if you like to dominate the battle. Even the strongest warriors out there use the Essence of Weapon Critical jus to test how heavenly strong they can be. So if your opponent has that critical aura around his weapon, beware.

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Potion stats:

  • Grants Major Savagery (Weapon Critical increased for 2191 for 47.6 seconds)
  • Grants Major Fortitude (Health Recovery increased by 20% for 47.6 seconds)
  • Restores 8369 Health immediately
  • Restores 7582 Stamina Immediately
  • Grants Major Endurance (Stamina Recovery increased by 20% for 47.6 seconds)

What makes Essence of Weapon Critical awesome:

  • You get to have three Major buffs. For Weapon Critical, and Stamina and Health recovery.
  • And for a bonus, your Stamina and Health will recover dramatically.
  • A great opportunity not only to buff your powers but your self-esteem as well.

How to get Essence of Weapon Critical:

  • Dragonthorn
  • Water Hyacinth
  • Mountain Flower

4. Essence of Immovability

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“Ha ha ha, that couldn’t move a fly!”

Ladies and gentlemen, for the top four places we have just the OP potions in the game. Introducing the powerhouse of all potions, Essence of Immovability!

It is used in PVP and PVE and its purpose is to make you unstoppable. Say bye-bye to stun and throws because now you are immune.

The great thing about this potion is that you can combine its buffs for a certain style of play. You can make a Magicka or Stamina restoration version.

Potion stats:

  • Become Immune to Knockback and disabling effects for 10.4 seconds
  • Restores 8369 Health immediately
  • Grants Major Fortitude (Health Recovery increased by 20% for 47.6 seconds)
  • Restores 7582 Stamina Immediately
  • Grants Major Endurance (Stamina Recovery increased by 20% for 47.6 seconds)

What makes Essence of Immovability awesome:

  • Knockback is not an option. You become immune for a short time.
  • It restores Health and Stamina, or Health and Magicka, whatever is your type of restoration.
  • You got recovery stats for Health and Stamina or Magicka. Bonus for being so awesome!

How to get Essence of Immovability:

  • Columbine
  • Mountain Flower
  • Wormwood

3. Essence of Spell Power

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“With great power comes great responsibility.”

The perfect little helper for Magicka damage dealers. Drink this potion and you don’t have to worry about your Magicka buffs. And the great thing is, now you don’t have to have buff skills on your skill bar!

It is a great deal for healers too. Magicka boost will give them enough juice to heal their party members.

Potion stats:

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  • Grants Major Sorcery (20% more Spell Damage for 47.6 seconds).
  • Grants Major Prophecy (2191 more Spell Critical Rating for 47.6 seconds).
  • Grants Major Intellect (20% more Magicka Recovery for 47.6 seconds).
  • Restores 7582 Magicka immediately.

What makes Essence of Spell Power awesome:

  • You can deal more damage with your spell powers.
  • You’ll get a boost in your Spell Critical rating.
  • It will restore a bunch of your Magicka, and as a bonus, your Magicka recovery will increase! Truly, a devastating potion.

How to get Essence of Spell Power:

  • Corn Flower
  • Namira’s Rot
  • Lady’s Smock

2. Essence of Weapon Power

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“Rampage, ON!”

Someone is making fun of your new armor? Constantly brags about his skills and achievements, and all you ever want is to just make him quiet? Then invite him to PVP and use Essence of Weapon Power.

With this gem of a potion, you can destroy everyone, as long as you get near enough to the target. So be the hero you deserve and let the blood bath begin!

Potion stats:

  • Grants Major Brutality (20% more Weapon Damage for 47.6 seconds).
  • Grants Major Savagery (2191 more Weapon Critical Rating for 47.6 Seconds).
  • Also grants Major Endurance (20% more Stamina Recovery for 47.6 seconds).
  • Restores 7582 Stamina immediately.

What makes Essence of Weapon Power awesome:

  • Major Brutality gives you more weapon damage.
  • The more critical rating means more efficacy in combat.
  • You get more Stamina recovery. Not to mention that a great portion of your Stamina will recover immediately!

How to get Essence of Weapon Power:

  • Blessed Thistle
  • Dragonthorn
  • Wormwood

1. Essence of Health TRI STAT

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“Call the ambulance, but not for me!”

Dear reader, you knew this was coming. Boost potions are great and all, but boy oh boy, what a glorious potion Essence of health TRI STAT is!

If you run out of Magicka, Stamina, or Health in one of your epic battles, this potion will help! It restores all three of your stats and grants you a Major for all. So you’ll be back on track in no time.

With this champion of a potion, little can go wrong. That is why Essence of Health TRI STAT is number one on our list of the best potions in the world of ESO.

Potion stats:

  • Restores 8369 Health immediately and also grants Major Fortitude for 52.8 seconds
  • Restores 7582 Magicka immediately and also grants Major Intellect for 47.6 seconds.
  • Restores 7582 Stamina immediately and also grants Major Endurance for 47.6 seconds.

What makes Essence of Health awesome:

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  • Your Health is restored and your Health recovery is better.
  • Your Stamina is restored and your Stamina recovery is better.
  • Your Magicka is restored and your Magicka recovery is better.
  • Great for PVP and Tanky players.

How to get Essence of Health:

  • Bugloss
  • Columbine
  • Mountain Flower

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FAQs

[Top 10] ESO Best Potions And How To Get Them? ›

[Top 10] ESO Best Potions And How To Get Them
  • Speed potion. “ Better to flee bravely than to die cowardly. ” ...
  • Invisibility potion. “ If Nightblade can do it so can you! ...
  • Essence of Detection. ...
  • Essence of Armor. ...
  • Essence of Spell Critical. ...
  • Essence of Weapon Critical. ...
  • Essence of Immovability. ...
  • Essence of Spell Power.
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Can you make Tri stat potions ESO? ›

Tri Stat Potion

You can make them with Bugloss, Columbine and Mountain Flower. This potion is extremely useful for tanks, who regularly need to make heavy use of both magicka and stamina skills to buff themselves and allies, mitigate damage and taunt enemies, and the extra healing can help you out if you're in a pinch.

What are the strongest potions in Skyrim? ›

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  1. 1 Dwarven Oil + Snowberries + Fire Salts/Moon Sugar.
  2. 2 Charred Skeever Hide + Mudcrab Chitin + Swamp Fungal Pod. ...
  3. 3 Luna Moth Wing + Vampire Dust + Skeever Tail. ...
  4. 4 Blue Mountain Flower + Wheat + Rock Warbler Egg. ...
  5. 5 Scaly Pholiota + Giant's Toe + Mora Tapinella. ...
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Where can I buy health potions in ESO? ›

if you go see Danso Indules who is standing at the end of the tunnel in the Temple canton, Vivec, she sells 5 each of basic and cheap restore health potions. They are instantly restocking so you can buy as many as you want.

How do you get a major sorcery in ESO? ›

If an enemy is hit you gain Major Brutality and Sorcery, and Minor Courage increasing your Weapon and Spell Damage by 20% and 215 for 30 seconds. Enemies hit have Minor Cowardice applied to them for 10 seconds, reducing their Weapon and Spell Damage by 215.

How do you get Rheum dragon? ›

Dragon Rheum is an alchemy reagent which is sometimes found by killing dragons in Northern and Southern Elsweyr. It can only be harvested after completing the quest The Good Bits, which is unlocked upon completion of 20 quests for the Dragonguard Sanctum.

How do I get essence of spell power ESO? ›

Essence of Spell Power is one of the most popular ESO potions for Magicka DPS (Damage per Second) builds and Healer Builds. Want more information on Alchemy Writs?
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How do you get Essence of Health? ›

ESO Alchemy Essentials: Essence of Health Potion (Tri-Pot)
  1. Columbine, Bugloss, Mountain Flower.
  2. Columbine, Bugloss, Dragon's Blood.
  3. Columbine, Bugloss, Dragonthorn.
  4. Columbine, Mountain Flower, Dragon Rheum.
  5. Columbine, Mountain Flower, Lady's Smock.

Where can I find bugloss in ESO? ›

Bugloss is a large plant with purple-blue flowers that, when harvested, produces the Alchemy reagent of the same name. It can be found growing in all zones, with the exception of Coldharbour (outside of the Hollow City). Like the other non-mushroom plants, it tends to grow out in the open.

What is the best potion to level up alchemy? ›

Potion of Regenerate Health

The higher the value of the potion, the more you gain a level in the game. Regenerate Health is the best potion for both profit and leveling purposes.

How do I level up alchemy fast? ›

Level up by crafting potions from Giant's Toes & Wheat

Giant's Toes and Wheat are the unlikely keys to Alchemy leveling. Combining these two easily-obtainable ingredients yields one of the highest value potions and is quite possibly the quickest and easiest way to level up your Alchemy skill.

How do you make a potion of ultimate healing? ›

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Where can I buy potions in Cyrodiil? ›

Some special potions can be found in Thieves Troves or as quest rewards, while others can only be purchased in Cyrodiil or from the Crown Store.

How long is potion cooldown ESO? ›

In ESO, every potion has a 30-second shared cooldown.

Where can I buy potions in Bravil? ›

You can Buy them at the 'gilded carafe' and at the 'Main Ingredient' shops, which are both in the Imperial city market district and you can also get some from the alchemist in the Arcane University.

How do I get a strong Glyph of Health? ›

Glyphs of Health are created by using an Oko rune and an Additive Potency rune. They can be applied to any armor of equal or greater level, and will increase your Maximum Health while worn.

How long is potion cooldown ESO? ›

In ESO, every potion has a 30-second shared cooldown.

Where can I buy alchemy formula ESO? ›

As with other plans, Formulae can be looted from containers or pickpocketed from NPCs. Rarer plans can be bought from Rolis Hlaalu or Faustina Curio either as specific plans or from a furnisher's document.

How do you make a magicka potion in ESO? ›

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  1. Bugloss, Corn Flower.
  2. Corn Flower, Columbine.
  3. Lady's Smock, Columbine.
  4. Lady's Smock, Bugloss.

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