This is an interesting feature that this game will have. Gamers Will Find Much to Love in The Elder Scrolls Online Bryan Wheeler, a lead in the PvP development has commented: Now the only information I could find on the distractionary quests was this: That's the best way someone has described it in detail. I've seen shorter descriptions, but this was probably the best. Taken from *** Official Elder Scrolls MMO Thread *** - Overclockers UK Forums This is probably one of the coolest features to be put into a MMO. I am glad ESO is going to use it. I could easily see myself running with some of you guys and we go on our way to turn in a quest and on the way spot a cave. Let's pop in, clear it out and get some loot. Oh that took too long, we'll turn in the quest tomorrow.