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Breton Style is a craftable armor and weapon style in Elder Scrolls Online.

Crafting Motifs 18: The Bretons

Gem Needed cassiterite.pngMolybdenum
Location Desks, Dressers, Backpacks, Trunks, Nightstands & Wardrobes (In all zones)
Level required to learn Metalworking, Tailoring or Woodworking level ??
Sets in this Style Vestments of the Warlock, Silks of the Sun, Light of Cyrodiil, Arch-Mage, Noble Duelist's Silks, Oblivion's Edge, Crusader, Storm Knight's Plate, and Beckoning Steel

 

Heavy Armor

Iron

Breton Helm Iron.png Breton Pauldrons Iron.png Breton Cuirass Iron.png Breton Girdle Iron.png Breton Gauntlets Iron.png Breton Greaves Iron.png Breton Sabatons Iron.png

Steel

Breton Helm Steel.png Breton Pauldrons Steel.png Breton Cuirass Steel.png Breton Girdle Steel.png Breton Gauntlets Steel.png Breton Greaves Steel.png Breton Sabatons Steel.png

Orichalcum

Breton Helm Orichalcum.png Breton Pauldrons Orichalcum.png Breton Cuirass Orichalcum.png Breton Girdle Orichalcum.png Breton Gauntlets Orichalcum.png Breton Greaves Orichalcum.png Breton Sabatons Orichalcum.png

Dwarven

Breton Helm Dwarven.png Breton Pauldrons Dwarven.png Breton Cuirass Dwarven.png Breton Girdle Dwarven.png Breton Gauntlets Dwarven.png Breton Greaves Dwarven.png Breton Sabatons Dwarven.png

 

Medium Armor

Rawhide

Breton Helmet Rawhide.png Breton Arm Cops Rawhide.png Breton Jack Rawhide.png Breton Belt Rawhide.png Breton Bracers Rawhide.png Breton Guards Rawhide.png Breton Boots Rawhide.png

Hide

Breton Helmet Hide.png Breton Arm Cops Hide.png Breton Jack Hide.png Breton Belt Hide.png Breton Bracers Hide.png Breton Guards Hide.png Breton Boots Hide.png

Leather

Breton Helmet Leather.png Breton Arm Cops Leather.png Breton Jack Leather.png Breton Belt Leather.png Breton Bracers Leather.png Breton Guards Leather.png Breton Boots Leather.png

Thick Leather

Breton Helmet Thick Leather.png Breton Arm Cops Thick Leather.png Breton Jack Thick Leather.png Breton Belt Thick Leather.png Breton Bracers Thick Leather.png Breton Guards Thick Leather.png Breton Boots Thick Leather.png

 

Light Armor

Jute

Breton Hat Jute.png Breton Epaulets Jute.png Breton Robe Jute.png Breton Jerkin Jute.png Breton Sash Jute.png Breton Gloves Jute.png Breton Breeches Jute.png Breton Shoes Jute.png

Flax

Breton Hat Flax.png Breton Epaulets Flax.png Breton Robe Flax.png Breton Jerkin Flax.png Breton Sash Flax.png Breton Gloves Flax.png Breton Breeches Flax.png Breton Shoes Flax.png

Cotton

Breton Hat Cotton.png Breton Epaulets Cotton.png Breton Robe Cotton.png Breton Jerkin Cotton.png Breton Sash Cotton.png Breton Gloves Cotton.png Breton Breeches Cotton.png Breton Shoes Cotton.png

Spidersilk

Breton Hat Spidersilk.png Breton Epaulets Spidersilk.png Breton Robe Spidersilk.png Breton Jerkin Spidersilk.png Breton Sash Spidersilk.png Breton Gloves Spidersilk.png Breton Breeches Spidersilk.png Breton Shoes Spidersilk.png

 

Weapons and Shield

Iron

Breton Sword Iron.png Breton Axe Iron.png Breton Mace Iron.png Breton Dagger Iron.png Breton Greatsword Iron.png Breton Battle Axe Iron.png Breton Maul Iron.png Breton Shield Maple.png Breton Bow Maple.png Breton Staff Maple.png

Steel

Breton Sword Steel.png Breton Axe Steel.png Breton Mace Steel.png Breton Dagger Steel.png Breton Greatsword Steel.png Breton Battle Axe Steel.png Breton Maul Steel.png Breton Shield Oak.png Breton Bow Oak.png Breton Staff Oak.png

Orichalcum

Breton Sword Orichalcum.png Breton Axe Orichalcum.png Breton Mace Orichalcum.png Breton Dagger Orichalcum.png Breton Greatsword Orichalcum.png Breton Battle Axe Orichalcum.png Breton Maul Orichalcum.png Breton Shield Beech.png Breton Bow Beech.png Breton Staff Beech.png

Dwarven

Breton Sword Dwarven.png Breton Axe Dwarven.png Breton Mace Dwarven.png Breton Dagger Dwarven.png Breton Greatsword Dwarven.png Breton Battle Axe Dwarven.png Breton Maul Dwarven.png Breton Shield Hickory.png Breton Bow Hickory.png Breton Staff Hickory.png

 

Breton Style Gallery

 

 

 

The Bretons Motif Books

 

(Dr. Lupus was Imperial Ethnographer for Potentate Savirien-Chorak from 2E 418 to 431)

The Arch-Magister at the University, Lady Opel Dantaine, is a Breton, so I consulted with her on Breton motifs. She was friendly, and very helpful.

The Bretons were the last major group of humans on Tamriel to free themselves from their Elven overlords, and in many ways their long vassalage to the Direnni defines their culture. They are fiercely autonomous, each kingdom in High Rock jealous of its individual sovereignty, but Breton society retains a feudal structure that hearkens back to the rank-obsessed Direnni Hegemony. The Bretons are nearly as fractious as their cousins the Nords, but their long tutelage under the Elves makes them open to the magical arts, rather than suspicious of them.

How is this reflected in their arts and crafts? Let's look at Breton armor, for example. The gleaming heavy armor of a Breton knight is as tough and practical as that of a Nord housecarl, but its pleasing form exhibits a subtle sophistication that is reminiscent of Elven elegance. One sees the same influence in Breton weaponry, which is beautiful yet undeniably deadly.

It made me think of the differences between Divayth's Elven urbanity and Morian's breadth of knowledge and all-too-human inconsistencies, even peevishness. Apparently the transliminal experiments have not been going well. When I stopped by the townhouse last night, neither Morian nor Divayth were in—Seif-ij, Morian's apprentice, told me they'd quarreled over the appropriate price to pay a transporting entity to ensure safe return from a jaunt to Oblivion, the remarks became personal, and then my name was apparently brought up. There was shouting, and they both huffed their way out of the laboratory and marched off down Divines Street in opposite directions.

This is terrible. Fighting? Over me? I must confess I was so disturbed I blurted out the whole thing to Lady Opel, who was incredibly kind and solicitous. She asked me if I had feelings for either of the two wizards, and I admitted I did, but they were conflicting and confusing. Opel opened a bottle of two of Bangkorai spiced wine, and we got quite confidential with each other as the evening waned. I'm not sure how I got home, and today my head hurts, but it was worth it, as my heart is no longer so heavy.

 




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