ESO Race Spotlight: Orc

ESO Orc Character
July 12, 2022

Orcs As An ESO Race Option

Orcs are part of the Daggerfall Covenant faction in The Elder Scrolls Online.  This faction was created by a pack between the people of northwestern Tamriel which includes Bretons, Redguards, and Orcs.  The symbol of the Daggerfall Covenant is a lion.  The colors of the Covenant are blue and silver.  

Lore says that the areas of High Rock, the Kingdom of Orsinium, and the Kingdom of Sentinel developed this alliance to use its military for securing lucrative trade routes.  Players selecting this faction will begin in Stros M’Kai after their escape from Coldharbour.

Orc Race Guide Now Available

This information and MORE can be found on the Orc race guide.  In fact, you can learn about ALL races found in The Elder Scrolls Online with this guide.

In-Game Race Description And Passives

Within the game, Orcs are described as: The racial skills of the Orcs reflect their native harsh mountain environment, giving them bonuses to heavy armor use, sprinting, weapon damage, inspiration gain, weapon proficiency, as well as base health and stamina.

Orc Craftsman Passive Icon

Craftsman

This passive is unlocked at the player level of 1.  It increases the experience gain with the Heavy Armor skill line by 15% and increases crafting inspiration gained by 10%.

Ord Brawny Passive Icon

Brawny

Activated and upgraded with skills points, this passive provides the following benefits:

  • Level 5 – increases Max Stamina by 333
  • Level 15 – increases Max Stamina by 666
  • Level 30 – increases Max Stamina by 1000
Orc Unflinching Rage Passive Icon

Unflinching Rage

Activated and upgrade with skills points, this passive provides the following benefits:

  • Level 10 – increases Max Health by 300.  When you deal damage you heal for 700 Health.  This can occur once every 4 seconds.
  • Level 20 – increases Max Health by 600.  When you deal damage you heal for 1400 Health.  This can occur once every 4 seconds.
  • Level 40 – increases Max Health by 1000.  When you deal damage, you heal for 2125 Health.  This can occur once every 4 seconds.
Orc Swift Warrior Passive Icon

Swift Warrior

Activated and upgrade with skills points, this passive provides the following benefits:

  • Level 25 – increases Weapon and Spell Damage by 86.  Reduces the cost of Spring by 4% and increases movement speed bonus of Sprint by 3%
  • Level 35 – increases Weapon and Spell Damage by 127.  Reduces the cost of Spring by 8% and increases movement speed bonus of Sprint by 6%
  • Level 50 – increases Weapon and Spell Damage by 258.  Reduces the cost of Spring by 12% and increases movement speed bonus of Sprint by 10%

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