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Mounts are used as a method of transportation and storage in the Elder Scrolls Online. Icon Mounts.png The Elder Scrolls Online features a variety of horses with different pricing and upgrade options accessible from Stables.

Limited edition mounts can also be purchased from the crown store.

Buying and activating a Mount

You must visit a Stable and talk to the NPC in charge. In the dialogue, you will see an option to purchase a mount of varying amounts of gold. You can purchase as many mounts as you want, but you can only have one active mount at a time and must return to the Stablemaster to change your active mount. Summon your mount using the H Key.png key or pressing the touchpad on your PS4 controller. You can also rename your mounts via the Stable.

Mount Attributes

Every 20 hours, you may increase one "Riding Skill" for a cost of 250 gold.

  • Speed: This is the rate at which the mount moves, increasing your character's unmounted movement buff. This attribute is particularly useful in pvp, but can also be convenient for pve travel.
  • Stamina: This is your mount's sprint and resistance stat. Similar to your character's sprinting and blocking limitations, horse stamina will determine how far you can sprint before exhausting, and how much damage the mount can take before you get dismounted.
  • Carrying Capacity: This is your mount's bag space. Increasing this stats add slots to your character's inventory, providing you with more mobile bag space.

 

List of Crown Store Mounts

 Exotic

Hist Guar Mount

 In Black Marsh this mount is called Scales-Seem-Daubed-with-Hist-Sap.  It is the only subspecies of guar known to enjoy music.

1,500 eso-crowns-mount

Cave Bear Mount

Found throughout Tamriel's northern mountains, the Cave Bear makes a hardy and imposing mount.

1,800 eso-crowns-mount

Hammerfell Camel

This is the stoic, hard-working beast that riders in the wastes of Hammerfell count on to survive. And if things come to a fight, it's just plain mean.

1,800 eso-crowns-mount

Highland Wolf Mount

The brown Highland Wolf is common in the Colovian hills and in Cyrodiil's Great Forest, where wild packs are feared by farmers and shepherds. But foresters have domesticated the beasts and, bred for size, use them as mounts.

1,800 eso-crowns-mount

Pride-King Lion

The Pride-King Lions are the top predators on the savannahs of northern Elsweyr. No one but the Khajiiti, with their feline intuitions, could have persuaded these proud beasts to serve as mounts.

1,800 eso-crowns-mount

Tessellated Guar

A sturdy, multi-purpose guar, at home anywhere from swamps to the ashlands

1,300 eso-crowns-mount

Horses

Piebald Destrier

Staunch and vigorous, this patterned war-horse is known for its courage and tenacity.

900 eso-crowns-mount

White Mane Horse

A rare, highly sought cross between a midnight steed and a Skyrim ice-horse.

900 eso-crowns-mount

Mounts

Alliance War Horse

Alliance War Horse

Mounted knights are both powerful and prestigious, so it's no surprise the Three Alliances compete to breed the strongest and most majestic chargers for their armored cavalries.

2,500 ESO Crowns Mount

Special

Nightmare Courser

The origin of this horrific mount is obscure, but some see the hand of Mehrunes Dagon in it.

2,500 eso-crowns-mount

Other Mounts

Mount Name &
Default Appearance
Speed Stamina Carrying Capacity Cost

Common Horse.pngCommon Horse

Brown Color
15% 10 0 17,200 Gold.png

Draft Horse.pngDraft Horse

Brown & White (Pinto)
15% 10 10 42,700Gold.png

Gaited Horse.pngGaited Horse

Black
15% 20 0 42,700Gold.png

Light horse.pngLight Horse

Light Brown / Bay
25% 10 0 42,700 Gold.png
Special Mounts  

Imperial Horse.pngImperial Horse

White
15% 10 0 1 Gold.png (Only From Collector's Edition)

Palomino Horse.pngPalomino Horse

15% 10 0 $14.99 / €11.99 (Real money only!)

 

Upgrades & Riding Skills

With Patch 6, feeds are now "Riding Skills"
Mounts can be upgraded by visiting a Stable and selecting the Feed option, for a total of 50 times. Feeding will upgrade your mount's speed, stamina and carrying capacity, as well as change its appearance. The rules of feeding are:

  • Each feed costs 250 Gold
  • Feeds can only happen every 20 hours - but you can feed several horses at once.
  • The effects of the feeding are immediate
  • After 20 points invested into a mount stat, the mount's appearance will change


Discontinued: This information is left here for curiosity purposes.

Feed Type Effect Appearance Effect
Apples Increases Speed by 1% Horse's musculature changes - leaner and more defined
Hay Increases Stamina by 1 Horse armor appears
Oats Increases Capacity by 1. Saddlebags are added to the outfit



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