Solar Sweep – A Magicka Templar Build

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Magicka Templars are very versatile builds that can dish out amazing damage while being very beneficial to the group.

  1. Overview
    • Race
    • Mundus
    • Attributes
    • Consumables
    • Vampire / Werewolf
  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: Shadow
  • 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

GEAR

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadMaw of the InfernalHeavyDivinesMagicka
ShoulderMal of the InfernalMediumDivinesMagicka
ChestSiroriaLightDivinesMagicka
BeltSiroriaLight Divines Magicka
ShoesSiroriaLight Divines Magicka
HandsSiroriaLight DivinesMagicka
PantsSiroriaLight Divines Magicka
NecklaceMother’s SorrowJewelryBloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 1Mother’s SorrowJewelry BloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 2Mother’s SorrowJewelry Bloodthirsty Spell Damage
Weapon 1Mother’s SorrowInferno
Staff
PreciseFire Enchant/ Damage Health Poison IX
Weapon 2MaelstromInferno StaffInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment

  • Maw of the Infernal drops in Veteran Banished Cells II
  • Siroria drops in Cloudrest (Trial)
  • Mother’s Sorrow drops in Deshaan (dolmen, chests, delves, public dungeons, and world bosses)
    • Mother’s Sorrow Chest Farm Guide here.

STARTER GEAR

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadIlambrisHeavyDivinesMagicka
ShoulderIlambrisMediumDivinesMagicka
ChestBurning SpellweaveLightDivinesMagicka
BeltBurning SpellweaveLight Divines Magicka
ShoesBurning SpellweaveLight Divines Magicka
HandsBurning SpellweaveLight DivinesMagicka
PantsBurning SpellweaveLight Divines Magicka
NecklaceMother’s SorrowJewelryBloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 1Mother’s SorrowJewelry BloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 2Mother’s SorrowJewelry Bloodthirsty Spell Damage
Weapon 1Mother’s SorrowInferno
Staff
PreciseFire Enchant/ Damage Health Poison IX
Weapon 2Mother’s SorrowInferno StaffInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment

  • Ilambris is dropped in Crypt of Hearts I
  • Burning Spell Weave is dropped in City of Ash I and II
  • Mother’s Sorrow is dropped in Deshan (dolmen, chests, delves, public dungeons, world bosses)
    • Mother’s Sorrow Chest Farm Guide here.

SKILLS

Blazing SpearPuncturing SweepRadiant OppressionMystic OrbPurifying LightShooting Star
ESO Skills Blazing SpearESO Skills Puncturing SweepESO Skills Radiant OppressionESO Skills Mystic OrbESO Skills Purifying LightESO Skills Shooting Star
Unstable Wall of ElementsSolar BarrageBarbed TrapVampire BaneRitual of RetributionCrescent Sweep
ESO Skills Unstable wall of elementsESO Skills Solar BarrageESO Skills Barbed TrapESO Skills Vampires BaneESO Skills Ritual of Retribution


Honorable Mentions:
Channeled Acceleration can be a great substitute for Barbed Trap
ESO Skills Channeled Acceleration
Channeled Focus can replace Vampire’s Bane when you need Major Resolve and more Sustain
ESO Skills Channeled Focus


SKILL LINEAGE

SKILL (MORPH)BASE ABILITYSKILL TREE
ESO Skills Blazing Spear Blazing SpearEso Skills Spear Shards Spear ShardsTemplar > Aedric Spear
ESO Skills Puncturing Sweep Puncturing SweepEso Skills Puncturing Strikes Puncturing StrikesTemplar > Aedric Spear
ESO Skills Radiant Oppression Radiant OppressionEso Skills Radiant Destruction Radiant DestructionTemplar > Dawn’s Wrath
ESO Skills Mystic Orb Mystic OrbESO Skills Necrotic Orb Necrotic OrbGuild > Undaunted
ESO Skills Purifying Light Purifying LightEso Skills Backlash BacklashTemplar > Dawn’s Wrath >
ESO Skills Shooting Star Shooting StarESO Skills Meteor MeteorGuild > Mages
ESO Skills Unstable wall of elements Unstable Wall of ElementsESO Skills Wall of Elements Wall of ElementsWeapon > Destruction Staff
ESO Skills Solar Barrage Solar Barrage Eso Skills Solar Flare Solar Flare Templar > Dawn’s Wrath
ESO Skills Barbed Trap Barbed Trap Trap BeastGuild > Fighters Guild
ESO Skills Vampires Bane Vampire’s BaneEso Skills Sun Fire Sun FireTemplar > Dawn’s Wrath
ESO Skills Ritual of Retribution Ritual of RetributionEso Skills Cleansing Ritual Cleansing RitualTemplar > Restoring light
ESO Skills Crescent Sweep Crescent SweepESO Skills Radical Sweep Radical SweepTemplar > Aedric Spear

ROTATION

  • Back Bar
    Barbed Trap > Unstable Wall of Elements > Solar Barrage > Vampire’s Bane > Ritual of Retribution
    ESO Skills Barbed Trap > ESO Skills Elemental Blockade > ESO Skills Solar Barrage > ESO Skills Vampires Bane > ESO Skills Ritual of Retribution

  • Front Bar
    Blazing Spear > Mystic Orb > Purifying Light > Puncturing Sweep x5 > Purifying Light
    ESO Skills Blazing Spear > ESO Skills Mystic Orb > ESO Skills Purifying Light > ESO Skills Puncturing Sweep X5 > ESO Skills Purifying Light
    -Start over-

  • EXECUTE: 25%
    Purifying Light > Blazing Spear
    ESO Skills Purifying Light > ESO Skills Blazing Spear
    -Bar Swap-
    Unstable Wall of Elements
    ESO Skills Unstable wall of elements
    -Bar Swap-
    Radiant Oppression x4
    ESO Skills Radiant Oppression x4
    -Start Over-

PASSIVES

  • CLASS
    • All passives
  • WEAPON
    • Staff: All Passives
  • ARMOR
    • Light Armor: All Passives
    • Medium Armor: First 3 Passives
    • Heavy Armor: First 3 Passives
  • GUILDS
    • Mages Guild: All Passives
    • Fighters Guild: First Four Passives
    • Undaunted Guild: All Passives
    • Psijic Guild: All Passives (if you use channeled acceleration)
  • Racial: All Passives
  • Alchemy: Medicinal Use

CHAMPION POINTS

  • THE RITUAL
    • Thaumaturge: 72
    • Precise: 3
  • THE ATRONACH
    • Master-at-Arms: 52
    • Staff Expert: 29
  • THE APPRENTICE
    • Elfborn: 56
    • Elemental Expert: 49
    • Spell Erosion: 9 (adjust as necessary)
  • THE SHADOW
    • Shadow Ward: 31
    • Tumbling: 56
  • THE LOVER
    • Arcanist: 64
    • Tenacity: 45
  • THE TOWER
    • Bashing Focus: 18
    • Warlord: 56
  • THE LORD
    • Quick Recovery: 32
  • THE STEED
    • Ironclad: 56
    • Spell Shield:62
  • THE LADY
    • Thick Skinned: 56
    • Elemental Defender: 64

PARSE TIME

  • Replace Puncturing Sweeps with Elemental Weapon
  • Replace Mystic orb with Degeneration

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