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Blood Guardian – A Magicka Warden Build

This ESO Magicka Warden DSP Build is one with nature and uses animal companions to aid them in their quest to destroy their enemies! The warden is fantastic for its unique ability to provide minor brittle to the group, which causes the team to do more crit damage!

  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
    • Khajiit, Dark Elf, an High Elf are all great choices, Magicka sustain was just improved so there really isn’t a need to go Breton for DPS right now! Find out what other alternatives you can choose on our race guide here.
  • Mundus: Thief
  • Attributes:
    • Magicka: 64
    • Health: 0
    • Stamina: 0
  • Consumables
    • Food:
      • Ghastly Eye Bowl (preferred)
      • 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 cover all gear setups for the Magicka Warden DPS build.

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadZaans (or Domihaus or Ilambris)HeavyDivinesMagicka
ShoulderZaans (or Domihaus or Ilambris)LightDivinesMagicka
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
HeadSlimecrawHeavyDivinesMagicka
ShoulderJulianosLightDivinesMagicka
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 2Ring of the Pale OrderJewelry 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!


Honorable mentions:
If you want to go for max parse you can slot channeled acceleration instead of Inner Light on the backbar and wear Mother’s Sorrow instead of Medusa


SKILL LINEAGE

SKILL (MORPH)BASE ABILITYSKILL TREE
ESO Skills Deep Fissure Deep FissureESO Skills Scorch ScorchWarden > Animal Companions
ESO Skills Scalding Rune Scalding Rune Fire RuneGuild > Mages
eso skills structured entropy Structured Entropyeso skills entropy EntropyGuild > Mages Guild
ESO Skills Fetcher Infection Fetcher InfectionESO Skills Swarm SwarmWarden > Animal Companions
ESO Skils Inner Light Inner LightESO Skill Mageelight MagelightGuild > Mages Guild
ESO Skills Eternal Guardian Eternal GuardianESO Skills Feral Guardian Feral GuardianWarden > Animal Companions
ESO Skills Elemental Blockade Elemental BlockadeESO Skills Wall of Elements Wall of ElementsWeapon > Destruction Staff
ESO Skills Winter's Revenge Winter’s RevengeESO Skills Impaling Shards Impailing ShardsWarden > Winter’s Embrace
ESO Skills Channeled Acceleration Channeled Acceleration AccelerateGuild > Psijic Order
ESO Skills Mystic Orb Mystic OrbESO Skills Necrotic Orb Necrotic OrbGuild > Undaunted

ROTATION

The rotation is dynamic, which basically means you will be using your spammable Elemental Weapon any time the rest of your dots are ticking.
eso skills elemental weapon

  • Step 1: Prebuff
    ESO Skills Blue Betty
  • Step 2: Keep ALL dots up and cast Deep fissure Every 3rd ability.
    ESO Skills Deep Fissure > DOT > DOT > ESO Skills Deep Fissure > DOT > DOT>

PASSIVES

  • CLASS
    • All passives
  • WEAPON
    • Staff: All Passives
  • ARMOR
    • Light Armor: All Passives
    • Medium Armor: If wearing medium
    • Heavy Armor: All
  • GUILDS
    • Mages Guild: All Passives
    • Fighters Guild: First Four Passives (if using barbed trap)
    • Undaunted Guild: All Passives
  • Racial: All Passives
  • Alchemy: Medicinal Use

CHAMPION POINTS

In this section, we will go over the Magicka Warden DPS champion point setup version 2.0.

Warfare Tree

CP LevelPerkPoints
0-120Precision40
120-270Fighting Finesse (slot)50
270-390Piercing40
390-540Deadly Aim (slot)50
540-690Thaumaturge (slot)50
690-840Biting Aura (slot)50
840-960Eldritch Insight40
960-1020Flawless Ritual20
1020-1110War Mage30
1110-1170Flawless Ritual20
1170-1200Quick Recovery10
1200-1320Preperation40
1320-1440Elemental Aegis40
1440-1560Hardy40
1560-1650Quick Recovery30
1650-1770Blessed40
1770-1890Tireless Discipline40
1890-2010Battle Mastery40
2010-2100Mighty30

Fitness Tree

CP LevelPerkPoints
0-150Boundless Vitality (slot)50
150-300Rejuvenation (slot)50
300-345Tumbling15
345-375Mystic Tenacity10
375-495Heros Vigor40
495-645Siphoning Spells (slot)50
645-795Ironclad (slot) 50
795-885Tumbling30
885-1005Defiance40
1005-1029Hasty8
1029-1149Tireless Guardian40
1149-1284Fortification45
1284-1356Hasty24
1356-1476Sprinter40
1476-1521Nimble Protector15
1521-1656Savage Defense45
1656-1776Bashing Brutality40
1776-1806Survival Instincts10
1806-2181Tempered Soul125

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

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