Skull Plunderer achievement in The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited

Skull Plunderer

Acquire 100 plunder skulls during the Witches Festival.

13 Oct 2016 until 01 Nov 2016

Skull Plunderer
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How to unlock the Skull Plunderer challenge

  • Leo AscendentLeo Ascendent547,343
    26 Oct 2016 26 Oct 2016 18 Nov 2016
    3 0 4

    The easiest way, IMO, is to simply do dungeons. As of now, all enemies are scaled to your level, so it doesn't matter which dungeon you do. The I version of dungeons are much easier than II versions and beyond, and usually shorter.

    Make sure you drink the witches brew before you start, so you can get the Skulls.

    If you're a tank or healer, this will be much easier as queue times are minimal. DPS, I suggest learning to tank, or take on World Bosses (in pretty much every cave you find, though the tip below DOES apply to them, and takes much longer).

    Another tip, people seem to think EVERY boss will drop a Skull, this isn't true. Seems to be a few minute cooldown, so you can expect to get about 3 per dungeon, maybe 4.

    I played a few hours about 3 days a week and got this on Oct 26th, you can still get it, but it'll require a lot of grinding.

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    Leo AscendentThat's your opinion. I've been able to clear a dungeon in 20 minutes or less, getting 3 or 4 skulls each run, plus loot and exp.

    Plus while "doing other stuff", you risk someone else killing the boss and forcing you to wait longer. Tried doing it their way, and found it more profitable to do runs.
    Posted by Leo Ascendent on 27 Oct 16 at 15:12
    mcnichojFair enough, upvote for you.
    Posted by mcnichoj on 27 Oct 16 at 22:08
    Leo AscendentThank you sir. :)
    Posted by Leo Ascendent on 29 Oct 16 at 01:29
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  • HizokaH8KHizokaH8K288,727
    24 Oct 2016
    1 1 3
    For this temporal achievement, a way to obtain the 100 plunder skulls is to go to a claim (in my case Del's claim) and wait for the mini boss to respawn. The respawn time is 6 mins aprox, it will be a long grinding to get it.

    Hope it helps this solution.

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    GremlinLord615You get a Skull after killing the boss everytime?! I personally do not.
    Posted by GremlinLord615 on 26 Oct 16 at 16:27
    HizokaH8KSometimes the boss will respawn two times in a short time. But if you obtained one, then you need to wait almost 5 minutes to get another.
    Posted by HizokaH8K on 26 Oct 16 at 17:21
    mcnichojInfo for getting the quest:

    Getting pumpkins:
    Grahtwood > Elden Root > Undaunted Enclave
    Wayrest has a pumpkin patch somewhere.'s+Claim
    The boss is in the upper-right water area.

    Should take roughly ten hours with your method. Other notes is that you can be in a party with someone that has finished the quest and use their cauldron to become undead.
    Once the quest is completed you find your whistle under collection, mementos.
    Posted by mcnichoj on 26 Oct 16 at 17:27
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