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Wrathstorm – A Magicka Sorcerer Build / MagSorc

ESO Magicka Sorcerers are the archetypical magic-based toon. They bring excellent damage at range. In this Magicka sorcerer build we will cover the following:

  1. Overview
    • Race
    • Mundus
    • Attributes
    • Consumables
    • Vampire
  2. Gear
  3. Skills
  4. Rotation
  5. Passives
  6. Champion Points
  7. Parse Time

OVERVIEW

  • Race: High Elf
    • I choose High Elf for its high damage, Magicka sustain was just improved so there really isn’t a need to go Breton. For other great alternatives visit our race guide here!
  • Mundus: Thief
  • Attributes:
    • Magicka: 64
    • Health: 0
    • Stamina: 0
  • Consumables
    • Food: Artaeum Pickled Fish Bowl
      • Less Expensive alternative: Solitude Salmon-Millet Soup
    • Potion: Essence of Spell Power
  • Vampire
    • Not this patch

GEAR

In this section, we will go over all the gear for Magicka Sorcerer DPS build.

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadZaans (or Domihaus or Ilambris)MediumDivinesMagicka
ShoulderZaans (or Domihaus or Ilambris)MediumDivinesMagicka
ChestMother’s SorrowLightDivinesMagicka
BeltMother’s SorrowLight Divines Magicka
ShoesMother’s SorrowLight Divines Magicka
HandsMother’s SorrowLight DivinesMagicka
PantsMother’s SorrowLight Divines Magicka
NecklaceSiroriaJewelryBloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 1SiroriaJewelry BloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 2SiroriaJewelry Bloodthirsty Spell Damage
Weapon 1SiroriaInferno
Staff
PreciseFire Enchant
Weapon 2MaelstromInferno StaffInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment

  • Zaan’s drops in veteran Scalecaller Peak
  • Domihaus drops in Falkreath Hold (dungeon)
  • Siroria drops in Cloudrest (trial)
  • Mothers Sorrow drops in Deshaan (Public dungeon, tickets, bosses)
  • Ilambris drops in Crypt of Hearts I (dungeon)

STARTER GEAR

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadSlimecrawMediumDivinesMagicka
ShoulderSlimecrawLightDivinesMagicka
ChestMother’s SorrowLightDivinesMagicka
BeltMother’s SorrowLight Divines Magicka
ShoesMother’s SorrowLight Divines Magicka
HandsMother’s SorrowLight DivinesMagicka
PantsMother’s SorrowLightDivines Magicka
NecklaceJulianosJewelryBloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 1JulianosJewelry BloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 2JulianosJewelry Bloodthirsty Spell Damage
Weapon 1JulianosInferno
Staff
PreciseFire Enchant
Weapon 2JulianosInferno StaffInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment

  • Slimecraw drops in Wayrest I(dungeon)
  • Julianos is Crafted
  • Mother’s Sorrow drops in Deshaan (public dungeon, chests, bosses)
  • Ring of the Pale Order <—-Guide on how to find!

SKILL LINEAGE

SKILL (MORPH)BASE ABILITYSKILL TREE
Daedric Prey Daedric CurseSorcerer > Daedric Summoning
Elemental Weapon Imbue WeaponGuild > Psijic Order
Crystal Fragments Crystal Shard Sorcerer > Dark Magic
Mages’ Wrath Mages’ FurySorcerer > Storm Calling
Summon Twilight Tormentor Summon Winged TwilightSorcerer > Daedric Summoning
Ice CometESO Skills Meteor MeteorGuild > Mages Guild
ESO Skills Elemental Blockade Elemental BlockadeESO Skills Wall of Elements Wall of ElementsWeapon > Destruction staff
Boundless Storm Lightning FormSorcerer > Storm Calling
ESO Skills Channeled Acceleration Channeled Acceleration Accelerate Guild > Psijic Order
ESO Skills Mystic Orb Mystic OrbESO Skills Necrotic Orb Necrotic OrbGuild > Undaunted
ESO Skills Greater Storm Atronach Greater Storm Atronach Summon Storm AtronachSorcerer > Daedric Summoning

ROTATION

Rotation is dynamic. Keep all dots up but prioritize Blockade of Elements, Daedric Prey, Channeled Acceleration and Boundless

Execute: At 20%
Spammable is now Mages Wrath instead of Elemental Weapon


Stop casting Daedric Prey


PASSIVES

  • CLASS
    • All passives
  • WEAPON
    • Staff: All Passives
  • ARMOR
    • Light Armor: All Passives
    • Heavy Armor: All Passives
  • WORLD
    • None
  • GUILDS
    • Mages Guild: All Passives
    • Fighters Guild: First Four Passives (if you use barbed trap)
    • Undaunted Guild: All Passives
    • Psijic Guild: All
  • Racial: All Passives
  • Alchemy: Medicinal Use


CHAMPION POINTS

In this section of the Magicka Sorcerer build, we will take a look at the Champion Point setup version 2.0.

Warfare Tree

CP LevelPerkPoints
0-60Precision20
60-210Fighting Finesse (slot)50
210-270Piercing20
270-420Deadly Aim (slot)50
420-570Master at Arms(slot)50
570-720Thaumaturge(slot)50
720-780Eldritch Insight20
780-810Quick Recovery10
810-870Preparation20
870-930Flawless Ritual20
930-1020War Mage30
1020-1080Flawless Ritual20
1080-1140Elemental Aegis20
1140-1200Hardy20
1200-1230Quick Recovery10
1230-1290Blessed20
1290-1350Tireless Discipline20
1350-1410Battle Mastery20
1410-1500Mighty30
1500-1560Battle Mastery20

Fitness Tree

CP LevelPerkPoints
0-150Boundless Vitality (slot)50
150-300Rejuvenation (slot)50
300-345Tumbling15
345-375Mystic Tenacity10
375-435Heros Vigor20
435-585Siphoning Spells (slot)50
585-735Fortified (slot) 50
735-780Tumbling15
780-840Defiance20
840-864Hasty8
864-924Tireless Guardian20
924-1014Fortification30
1014-1038Hasty8
1038-1098Sprinter20
1098-1188Savage Defense30-
1188-1206Nimble Protector6
1206-1266Bashing Brutality20
1266-1386Mystic Tenacity40
1386-1406Piercing Gaze10
1406-1556Tempered Soul50
1556-1616Piercing Gaze20

Craft Tree

CP LevelPerkPoints
0-150Steed’s Blessing (slot)50
150-300Breakfall50
300-345Wanderer15
345-375Steadfast Enchantment10
375-465Rationer (slot)30
465-690Liquid Efficiency (slot)75
690-870Wanderer60
870-990Steadfast Enchantment40
990-1140Fortune’s Favor50
1140-1290Gilded Fingers50
1290-1380Out of Sight30
1380-1500Fleet phantom40
1500-1599Soul Reservoir33
1599-1749Treasure Hunter (slot)50
1749-1884Inspiration Boost45
1884-2034Meticulous Disassembly50
2034-2259Master Gatherer75

PARSE TIME

  • Replace Mystic Orb with Dark Conversion

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