This is a basic guide on how to communicate and function in The Elder Scrolls Online. Because TESO is account based, account names are useful for communicating, and once you're in the guild, all your characters are automatically in guild for all factions. A menu for interactions can be accessed by right clicking on someone's name.Chatting and Guild/tell
to whisper someone.G
opens the Guild interface; mouseover for character names./g1
to talk in guild chat./zone
for general/zone chat.General . [period]
brings up the mouse pointer. ' [apostrophe]
opens the mail interface and can be used anywhere.E
allows for interaction with many items.Alt
closes pretty much anything.K
opens the Character Sheet.Alt
opens the last interface that was open.
See the emote list
compiled by Ambrosia.
Another great list: I wish I knew that before!Questing and CombatJ
opens the Journal interface.F
shares the selected quest.T
rotates through quests when not in the Journal interface.Ctrl
allows you to crouch and become hidden; useful for PvE and PvP.F12
focuses heals on self, though as of March 3 it is understood this will likely be removed in the next build.Grouping/group
to talk in group chat.P
opens the Group interface.E
allows you to invite players.X
allows you to leave group.
Groupfinder is located along the top of the interface, at the right.Campaigns in Cyrodiil
TG will always represent the Daggerfall Covenant
opens the Campaign interface.
The Campaign listing
is located along the top of the interface, at the right.
Select the home campaign for TG; home is where XP is earned and where most TG group PvP will occur.
to enter the selected campaign and then accept in Notifications.
The Transitus Shrines are not connected to the Wayshrines. Wayshrines are used to exit Cyrodiil; Transitus Shrines are used to quick travel between Keeps.Crafting
This is almost a world unto its own. Crafting locations can be found throughout the world.
Multiple tabs are available along the top menu of the interface for various aspects of crafting.
Please see the Crafting Discussion
for more specific information.User Interface
See the video Arthearius posted below for how to minimize the UI, making it appear more like a traditional ES game.
This list will be updated as needed, and suggestions are welcome. Hopefully these will help you explore the vast world of Tamriel.