Blood Guardian – A Magicka Warden Build

Stonethorn

This Magicka Warden is one with nature and uses animal companions to aid them in their quest to destroy their enemies. They are also looking to have some amazing potential with Greymoor!

  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 DPS right now! Find out what other alternatives you can choose on 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
  • Vampire
    • Not this patch

GEAR

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadMaw of the InfernalHeavyDivinesMagicka
ShoulderMaw 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 StaffPreciseFire Enchant
Weapon 2MaelstromInferno StaffInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment

  • Maw of the Infernal drops in Banished Cells II
  • Siroria drops in Cloudrest (Trial)
  • Mother’s Sorrow is found in Deshaan (Dolmen, chests, delves, public dungeons)
    • Mother’s Sorrow Chest Farm Guide here.

STARTER GEAR

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadMaw of the InfernalHeavyDivinesMagicka
ShoulderMaw of the InfernalMediumDivinesMagicka
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

  • Maw of the Infernal is dropped in Banished Cells II
  • 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.


Honorable mentions:
ESO Skills Barbed Trap Barbed Trap can be a great substitute for Channeled Acceleration


SKILL LINEAGE

SKILL (MORPH)BASE ABILITYSKILL TREE
ESO Skills Deep Fissure Deep FissureESO Skills Scorch ScorchWarden > Animal Companions
eso skills elemental weapon Elemental Weaponeso skills imbune Imbue WeaponGuild > Mages Guild
ESO Skills Degeneration Degenerationeso 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: Start with
    Scalding Rune > Channeled Acceleration
    ESO Skills Deep Fissure > ESO Skills Channeled Acceleration
  • Step 2: Begin Dynamic Rotation on back bar
    Elemental Blockade > Winter’s Revenge
    ESO Skills Elemental Blockade > ESO Skills Winter's Revenge
  • Step: 3 Swap to front bar
    Deep Fissure > Elemental Weapon > Elemental Weapon (repeat)
    ESO Skills Deep Fissure > eso skills elemental weapon > eso skills elemental weapon
    -Repeat-
  • *Replace Blood for Blood with dots as necessary

    -Return to Step 2-

PASSIVES

  • CLASS
    • All passives
  • WEAPON
    • Staff: All Passives
  • ARMOR
    • Light Armor: All Passives
    • Medium Armor: First 3 Passives (we are 5-1-1 when not wearing elf bane)
    • Heavy Armor: First 3 Passives
  • GUILDS
    • Mages Guild: All Passives
    • Fighters Guild: First Four Passives
    • Undaunted Guild: All Passives
  • Racial: All Passives
  • Alchemy: Medicinal Use

CHAMPION POINTS

  • THE RITUAL
    • Thaumaturge: 40
  • THE ATRONACH
    • Master-at-Arms: 66
    • Staff Expert: 19
  • THE APPRENTICE
    • Elf Born: 72
    • Elemental Expert: 64
    • 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

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