SOLO BOW-BOW NIGHTBLADE DPS

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BowBlade – A Solo Stamina Bow Nightblade Build

This ESO Solo Bow/Bow Stamina Nightblade build excels in its ability to lay down single target and aoe burst damage at range. The Stamblade is well suited to solo content due to having access to so many abilities that bring life back. In this solo double bow wielding stamblade build guide we will cover the following:

  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
    • These are the strongest options, though other acceptable alternatives that will perform nearly as well and you can find them on our race guide page here.
  • Mundus: Lover while solo. Thief in group
  • Attributes:
    • Magicka: 0
    • Health: 0
    • Stamina: 64
  • Consumables

GEAR

In this section, we will cover both the starter gear and veteran gear for the solo Stamina Bow Nightblade DPS build.

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadSlimecrawMediumDivinesStamina
ShoulderTzogvinMediumDivinesStamina
ChestRelequen or BriarMediumDivinesStamina
BeltRelequen or BriarMedium Divines Stamina
ShoesRelequen or BriarMedium Divines Stamina
HandsRelequen or BriarMedium Divines Stamina
PantsRelequen or BriarMedium Divines Stamina
NecklaceTzogvinJewelryBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
Ring 1Ring of The Pale OrderJewelry BloodthirstyWeapon Damage
Ring 2TzogvinJewelry Bloodthirsty Weapon Damage
Weapon 1TzogvinBowPreciseStamina Absorb
Weapon 2MaelstromBowInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment

  • Slimecraw drops in Wayrest 1
  • Relequen is a Cloudrest set (Summerset Trial)
  • Briar drops in Wrothgar (Delve bosses, world bosses, chests, daily quest coffers)
  • Tzogvin drops in Frostvault (Dungeon)
  • Ring of the Pale Order is a Mythic Item and can be found Here
  • Maelstrom comes from Maelstrom Arena (Wrothgar)

STARTER GEAR

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadSlimecrawHeavyDivinesStamina
ShoulderSlimecraw (Briar if wearing ring of pale order)MediumDivinesStamina
ChestBriarMediumDivinesStamina
BeltBriarMedium Divines Stamina
ShoesBriarMedium Divines Stamina
HandsBriarMedium Divines Stamina
PantsBriarMedium Divines Stamina
NecklaceHundingJewelryBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
Ring 1Hunding Jewelry BloodthirstyWeapon Damage
Ring 2HundingJewelry Bloodthirsty Weapon Damage
Weapon 1HundingBowPreciseStamina Absorb
Weapon 2HundingBowInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment

  • Slimecraw drops in Wayrest I (dungeon)
  • Hunding’s is crafted
  • Briar is an overland set found in Wrothgar (delves, world bosses, public dungeons)
  • Ring of the Pale Order is a Mythic Item and can be found here

SKILL LINEAGE

SKILL (MORPH)BASE ABILITYSKILL TREE
eso skills acid spray Acid Spray Arrow SprayWeapon > Bow
eso skills lethal arrow Lethal Arroweso skills lethal arrow SnipeWeapon > Bow
ESO Skills Killer's Blade Killer’s BladeESO Skills Assassin's Blade Assassin’s BladeNightblade > Assassination
eso skills consuming trap Consuming Trapeso skills soul trap Soul TrapWorld > Soul Magic
ESO Skills Relentless Focus Relentless FocusESO Skills Grim Focus Grim FocusNightblade > Assassination
ESO Skills Incapacitating Strikes Incapacitating StrikeESO Skills Death Stroke Death StrokeNightblade > Assassination
ESO Skills endless hail Endless Hail VolleyWeapon > Bow
eso skills razor caltrops Razor Caltropseso caltrops CaltropsAlliance War > Assault
ESO Skills Resolving Vigor Resolving Vigor VigorAlliance War > Assault
ESO Skills Poison Injecttion Poison Injectionpoison arrow Poison ArrowWeapon > Bow
ESO Skills Dark Shade Dark ShadeESO Skills Summon Shade Summon ShadeNightblade > Shadow

ROTATION

  • Relentless Focus > Dark Shade (OUR PRE – BUFFS)
    ESO Skills Relentless Focus > ESO Skills Dark Shade
  • Apply Dots
    ESO Skills endless hail > eso skills razor caltrops > ESO Skills Poison Injecttion > eso skills acid spray
  • Use Spammable Lethal Arrow until a dot falls off or merciless resolve is ready to proc
    eso skills lethal arrow

    Use
  • After Every 5th light attack, proc your Relentless Focus
    ESO Skills Relentless Focus
  • IN OTHER WORDS
  • Any time all dots are ticking, use spammable
    • Spammable is Lethal Arrow until boss HP is at 25%
      eso skills lethal arrow
    • Spammable changes Killer’s Blade at 25% and below
      ESO Skills Killer's Blade
    • Also during execute, we stop casting Relentless Focus

PASSIVES

  • CLASS
    • All Passives
  • WEAPON
    • Bow: All Passives
  • ARMOR
    • Medium Armor: All Passives
  • WORLD
    • None
  • GUILDS
    • Undaunted Guild: All Passives
  • ALLIANCE
    • Assault : First Passive
  • Racial: All Passives
  • Alchemy: Medicinal Use

CHAMPION POINTS

In this section, we will go over the solo Stamina Nightblade champion point setup for cp 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
720-780Tireless 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. Use Relequen and Tzogvin (same traits/enchants)
  2. Replace Resolving Vigor with any Fighters Guild ability for the 3% damage passive

Rotation stays the same! Everything stays the same!