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ESO The Cauldron Dungeon Guide

Welcome to our ESO The Cauldron Dungeon Guide.

This guide will focus on the Tank role and the mechanics and strategies but will also include the general mechanics for everyone.

The Cauldron is part of the Flames of Ambition DLC and is a dungeon located in

This dungeon has 3 bosses. In between the bosses are a lot of different add fights and different adds.

For more Tank advice please ask in the Tanking-Help channel on The Tank Club Discord and for Builds for dungeons, check out the Dungeon Tank Build page.

This guide was written by TC Lee13. Map images created by Odican. Thank you to Turtle, Gilly and Odican for teaming up to run this dungeon on the PTS and helping to figure out all the mechanics!

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The Cauldron Maps

The Cauldron Adds

The Cauldron Bosses

Boss 1 –

Boss Information

Boss Mechanics


Boss 2 -

Boss Information

Boss Mechanics

Tanking Strategy

Boss 3 -

Boss Information

Boss Mechanics

Tanking Strategy

The Cauldron Gear Sets

Unleashed Ritualist

Light Armor

Set bonus
2 items: Adds 1096 Maximum Magicka
3 items: Adds 1096 Maximum Magicka
4 items: Adds 1096 Maximum Magicka
5 items: Dealing damage to an enemy applies Ritualist's Mark to them for 10 seconds. Enemies with your Ritualist's Mark take an additional 16% damage from your summoned pets.

Dagon's Dominion

Medium Armor

Set bonus
2 items: Adds 129 Weapon Damage
3 items: Adds 1096 Maximum Stamina
4 items: Adds 129 Weapon Damage
5 items: Adds 492 Weapon Damage to your area of effect abilities.

Foolkiller's Ward

Heavy Armor

Set bonus
2 items: Adds 1487 Armor
3 items: Adds 1487 Armor
4 items: Adds 1206 Maximum Health
5 items: Activating Block while in combat places a damage shield on you and up to 3 group members within 18 meters for 2 seconds that absorbs up to 4000 direct damage. If a damage shield breaks, the wearer of the shield restores 5680 Magicka and Stamina. This effect can occur once every 30 seconds if a damage shield broke. This effect can occur once every 10 seconds if no damage shields broke.

Baron Zaudrus

Set bonus
1 item: Adds 1096 Maximum Stamina
2 items: Applying a status effect to an enemy grants you a stack of Zaudrus's Ambition for 10 seconds, up to 3 stacks max. When you gain 3 stacks, the stacks are removed and you gain 3 Ultimate. On gaining Ultimate, you cannot gain additional stacks Zaudrus's Ambition for 2 seconds

The Cauldron Achievements and Rewards

Flames of Ambition Explorer

Achievement Points: 5

Enter either Black Drake Villa or the Cauldron for the first time.

Rewards: Outfit Style - Fire-Forged Maul

Flames of Ambition Scout

Achievement Points: 10

Complete both Black Drake Villa and the Cauldron in Normal.

Flames of Ambition Delver

Achievement Points: 50

Complete both Black Drake Villa and The Cauldron in Veteran.

Rewards: Dye - Scintillating Scarlet