Stamina Dragonknight

ESO Stamina Dragonknight DPS PVE

The ESO Stamina Dragonknight deals poison and fire damage and can provide stagger to the group through the use of Stone Giant when needed. In this stamdk guide we will cover the following:


ESO BUILDS UPDATED FOR ASCENDING TIDE


STAMINA DRAGONKNIGHT BUILD / STAM DK – META

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

OVERVIEW

  • Race: Dark Elf, Khajiit, Orc or Redguard
    • Other acceptable alternatives will perform nearly as well and you can find them on our race guide page here.
  • Mundus: Thief
  • Attributes:
    • Magicka: 0
    • Health: 0
    • Stamina: 64
  • Consumables
    • Food: Lava Foot Soup and Saltrice

GEAR – STAMINA DRAGONKNIGHT

In this section, we will go over starter and end game gear for the Stamina Dragonknight DPS build.

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadStormfistLightDivinesStamina
Shoulder
StormfistLightDivinesStamina
ChestRelequenMediumDivinesStamina
BeltRelequenMedium Divines Stamina
ShoesRelequenMedium Divines Stamina
HandsRelequenMedium Divines Stamina
PantsRelequenMedium Divines Stamina
NecklacePillar of Nirn or KinraJewelryBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
Ring 1Pillar of Nirn or KinraJewelry BloodthirstyWeapon Damage
Ring 2Pillar of Nirn or KinraJewelry Bloodthirsty Weapon Damage
Weapon 1Pillar of Nirn or KinraMaulPreciseStamina Absorb / Poison
Weapon 2MaelstromBowInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment

  • Stormfist drops in Veteran Tempest Island (Dungeon)
  • Relequen is a Cloudrest set (Trial)
  • Pillar of Nirn drops in Falkreath Hold (dungeon)
  • Kinra drops in Black Drake Villa (dungeon)
  • NOTE: kinra will parse higher, but pillar will perform much better on many players as it does not require perfect weaving. If you are dropping your kinra stacks, its not doing anything for you.

STARTER GEAR – STAMINA DRAGONKNIGHT

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadStormfistLightDivinesStamina
ShoulderStormfistLightDivinesStamina
ChestBriarMediumDivinesStamina
BeltBriarMedium Divines Stamina
ShoesBriarMedium Divines Stamina
HandsBriarMedium Divines Stamina
PantsBriarMedium Divines Stamina
NecklaceHundingsJewelryBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
Ring 1HundingsJewelry BloodthirstyWeapon Damage
Ring 2HundingsJewelry Bloodthirsty Weapon Damage
Weapon 1HundingsMaulPreciseStamina Absorb
Weapon 2HundingsBowInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment

  • Stormfist drops in Veteran Tempest Island
  • Hunding’s is crafted
  • Briar is an overland set found in Wrothgar (delves, world bosses, public dungeons)


SKILL LINEAGE – STAMINA DRAGONKNIGHT

Here we will go over the skill locations for each of the abilities you use on the Stamina Dragonknight DPS. You may also find some optional abilities that I found to be useful sometimes shown here.

SKILL (MORPH)BASE ABILITYSKILL TREE
ESO Skills Venomous Claw Venomous Claw Searing StrikeDragonknight > Ardent Flame
Brawler BrawlerESO Skills Cleave CleaveWeapon > Two Handed
ESO Skills Executioner ExecutionerESO Skills Reverse Slash Reverse SlashWeapon > Two Handed
ESO Skills Barbed Trap Barbed Trap Trap BeastGuild > Fighters Guild
eso skills consuming trap Consuming Trapeso skills soul trap Soul TrapWorld > Soul Magic
ESO Skills Flawless Dawnbreaker Flawless Dawnbreaker DawnbreakerGuild > Figthers Guild
ESO Skills endless hail Endless Hail VolleyWeapon > Bow
ESO Skills Noxious Breath Noxious Breath Fiery BreathDragonknight > Ardent Flame
ESO Skills Resolving Vigor Resolving Vigor VigorAlliance War > Assault
ESO skills flames of oblivion Flames of Oblivion InfernoDragonknight > Ardent Flame
ESO Skills Molten Whip Molten Whipeso skills lava whip Lava WhipDragonknight > Ardent Flame
ESO Skills Standard of Might Standard of Might Dragonknight StandardDragonknight > Ardent Flame

ROTATION – STAMINA DRAGONKNIGHT

Here we will go over the rotation for the stamina dragonknight dps

  • Apply Dots
    • Endless Hail, Noxious Breath, Flames of Oblivion, Venemous Claw, Barbed Trap
      ESO Skills endless hail > ESO skills flames of oblivion

  • Any time all dots are ticking use Carve as your spammable. Reapply dots as necessary.
    ESO Skills Carve

  • Execute: Use Executioner instead of Brawler when mob is below 33% HP or if you need additional AOE damage against trash mobs.
    ESO Skills Executioner

    • Use Resolving Vigor when necessary.


    • *You can use Stone Giant in place of Brawler if your group needs you to provide stagger.


Confused by light attack weaving or animation cancelling? Click here.


PASSIVES – STAMINA DRAGONKNIGHT

  • CLASS
    • All Passives
  • WEAPON
    • Two Hand: All Passives
    • Bow: All Passives
  • ARMOR
    • Medium Armor: All Passives
  • WORLD
    • None
  • GUILDS
    • Fighters Guild: First Four Passives
    • Undaunted Guild: All Passives
  • Racial: All Passives
  • Alchemy: Medicinal Use

CHAMPION POINTS – STAMINA DRAGONKNIGHT

In this section, we will go over how to set up the Stamina Dragonknight DPS champion points in the new CP 2.0 system.

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
720-780Tireless Disciple20
780-810Quick Recovery10
810-870Preparation20
870-930Battle Mastery20
930-1020Mighty30
1020-1080Battle Mastery20
1080-1140Elemental Aegis20
1140-1200Hardy20
1200-1230Quick Recovery10
1230-1290Blessed20
1290-1350Eldritch Insight20
1350-1410Flawless Ritual20
1410-1500War Mage30
1500-1560Flawless Ritual20

Fitness Tree

CP LevelPerkPoints
0-150Boundless Vitality (slot)50
150-300Rejuvenation (slot)50
300-345Tumbling15
345-375Mystic Tenacity10
375-435Heros Vigor20
435-585Bloody Renewal (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

A couple of minor changes that will maximize your parse:

  1. Replace Carve with Stone Fist or Wrecking Blow

Rotation stays the same! Everything stays the same!