Essence Thief is a Set in Elder Scrolls Online. It was added with the Imperial City expansion.

Essence Thief Set

LEVEL 50      CHAMPION 160

(2 items) Adds 1096 Max Stamina

(3 items) Adds 1096 Max Stamina

(4 items) Adds 129 Weapon Damage

(5 items) When you deal damage with a Light Attack, you have a 15% chance to draw essence from an enemy. Collecting the essence heals you 4300 Health, restores Stamina and increases your damage by 12% for 10 seconds.


Essence Thief Information


Where to find

  • White-Gold Tower  (Normal and Vet)
  • Mini bosses will drop either a hand, waist, or feet set piece.
  • Bosses will drop either a chest, shoulder, head or leg set piece.
  • The final Boss of a dungeon will drop weapons or jewelry.
  • Normal mode dungeon bosses will drop blue-quality items.
  • Veteran mode dungeon bosses will drop purple-quality items.

Unique Set Pieces

Harvest Dirk



  • Values listed are at Legendary Champion 160
  • This set is bind-on-pickup
  • This set has Weapons of every type




    • Anonymous

      Worst RNG or something else?31 May 2016 06:33  

      I solely have a stamblade and I've ran WGT probably about 80 times. I have just about a full set of every other gear, with many multiples, except I don't have a single piece of Essence Thief. Am I missing something?

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