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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, and 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)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!


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
0-60Precision20
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

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