eso god mode solo magicka necromancer dps build pve

ESO Solo Magicka Necromancer

This ESO Solo Magicka Necromancers build is capable of amazing damage output, survive-ability, and pack one of the strongest ultimates in the game! This build will cover the following items for the solo magicka necromancer aka the solo magcro:


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SOLO MAGICKA NECROMANCER - MAGCRO

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


OVERVIEW

  • Race: Dark Elf, High Elf, Khajiit, Breton
    • Khajiit, Dark Elf or High Elf are great for burst damage, Breton can be great for solo and for sustain when low level. For other great alternatives visit our race guide here!
  • Mundus: Thief
  • Attributes:
    • Magicka: 64
    • Health: 0
    • Stamina: 0
  • Consumables
    • Food:
      • Ghastly Eye Bowl
  • Vampire
    • Not this patch

TRIAL GEAR - SOLO MAGICKA NECROMANCER

In this section, we will go over the gear setup for the solo Magicka Necromancer DPS build.

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadZaan'sLightDivinesMagicka
ShoulderZaan'sLightDivinesMagicka
ChestWhorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMagicka
BeltWhorl of the DepthsLight Divines Magicka
ShoesWhorl of the DepthsLight Divines Magicka
HandsWhorl of the DepthsLight DivinesMagicka
PantsPillar of NirnMediumDivines Magicka
NecklacePillar of NirnJewelryBloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 1Pillar of NirnJewelry BloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 2Ring of the Pale orderJewelry Bloodthirsty Spell Damage
Weapon 1Whorl of the Depths
Pillar of Nirn
Dagger
Dagger
Nirnhoned
Charged
Fire Enchant
Poison Enchant
Weapon 2Pillar of Nirn2H SwordInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment
  • Zaan's drops in Scalecaller Peak (dungeon)
  • Whorl of the Depths drops in Dreadsail Reef (Trial)
  • Pillar of Nirn Drops in Falkreath Hold (Dungeon)
  • Ring of the Pale Order
    **Feel Free to Mix and Match DLC / Non DLC loadouts

DUNGEON GEAR - SOLO MAGICKA NECROMANCER

Here is all the best gear you can wear if you don't have access to DLC gear, or don't want to farm DLC gear for the Solo magicka necromancer

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadIceheartLightDivinesMagicka
ShoulderIceheartLightDivinesMagicka
ChestIcy ConjurerLightDivinesMagicka
BeltIcy ConjurerLight Divines Magicka
ShoesIcy ConjurerLight Divines Magicka
HandsIcy ConjurerLight DivinesMagicka
PantsPillar of NirnLight Divines Magicka
NecklacePillar of NirnJewelryBloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 1Pillar of NirnJewelry BloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 2Pillar of Nirn (or ROPO)Jewelry Bloodthirsty Spell Damage
Weapon 1Icy Conjurerer
Pillar of Nirn
Dagger
Dagger
Nirnhoned
Charged
Fire Enchant
Poison Enchant
Weapon 2Pillar of Nirn2H SwordInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment
  • Iceheart drops in Direfrost Keep (dungeon)
  • Icy Conjurerer drops in Frostvault (dungeon)
  • Pillar of Nirn drops in Falkreath Hold (dungeon)
  • ------NON-DLC LOADOUT OPTIONS------------
  • Orders Wrath is Crafted (replaces Icy Conjurer)
  • Burning Spellweave Drops in City of Ash (Dungeon) (replaces Pillar of Nirn)
  • Ring of the Pale Order

STARTER GEAR - SOLO MAGICKA NECROMANCER

This is the best starter gear for the solo magicka necromancer. It does NOT require any DLC and is very easy to get!

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadIceheartLightDivinesMagicka
ShoulderIceheartLightDivinesMagicka
ChestOrders WrathLightDivinesMagicka
BeltOrders WrathLight Divines Magicka
ShoesOrders WrathLight Divines Magicka
HandsOrders WrathLight DivinesMagicka
PantsOrders WrathLightDivines Magicka
NecklaceJulianosJewelryBloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 1JulianosJewelry BloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 2JulianosJewelry Bloodthirsty Spell Damage
Weapon 1JulianosDagger
Dagger
Nirnhoned
Charged
Fire Enchant
Poison
Weapon 2JulianosGreatswordInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment
  • Iceheart drops in Direfrost Keep (dungeon)
  • Julianos is Crafted (can be purchased at guild traders)
  • Orders Wrath is Crafted (can be purchased at guild traders)
  • ***NOTE: NONE ALL OF THE GEAR IN THE STARTER GEAR SECTION CAN BE FOUND OR BOUGHT WITHOUT OWNING ANY DLC

SKILLS - SOLO MAGICKA NECROMANCER

Stalking BlastbonesRicochet SkullDetonating SiphonUnnerving BoneyardBarbed TrapFlawless Dawnbreaker
ESO Skills Stalking BlastbonesESO Skills Detonating SiphonESO Skills Unnerving BoneyardESO Skills Barbed TrapESO Skills Flawless Dawnbreaker
StampedeMystic OrbHarness MagickaSpirit GuardianSkeletal ArcherPestilent Colossus
eso skills stampedeESO Skills Mystic OrbESO Skills Harness MagickaEso Skills Spirit MenderESO Skills Skeletal ArcherESO Skills Pestilent Colossus

Honorable Mentions:

*We do NOT use Flawless Dawnbreaker. It is slotted for the fighters Guild Passives
ESO Skills Flawless Dawnbreaker


SKILL LINEAGE - SOLO MAGICKA NECROMANCER

SKILL (MORPH)BASE ABILITYSKILL TREE
ESO Skills Stalking Blastbones Stalking Blastbones BlastbonesNecromancer > Grave Lord
ESO Sills Ricochet Skull Ricochet Skull Flame SkullNecromancer > Grave Lord
ESO Skills Detonating Siphon Detonating Siphon Shocking SiphonNecromancer > Grave Lord
ESO Skills Unnerving Boneyard Unnerving BoneyardESO Skills Boneyard BoneyardNecromancer > Grave Lord
ESO Skills Barbed Trap Barbed TrapESO Skills Trap Beast Trap BeastGuild > Fighters Guild
ESO Skills Flawless Dawnbreaker Flawless DawnbreakerESO Skills Dawnbreaker DawnbreakerGuild > Fighters Guild
eso skills stampede Stampedeeso skills critical charge Critical ChargeWeapons > Two Handed
ESO Skills Mystic Orb Mystic OrbESO Skills Necrotic Orb Necrotic OrbGuild > Undaunted
ESO Skills Harness Magicka Harness MagickaESO Skills Annulment AnnulmentArmor > Light
ESO Skills Spirit Guardian Spirit GuardianEso Skills Spirit Mender Spirit MenderNecromancer > Living Death
ESO Skills Skeletal Archer Skeletal ArcherESO Skills Skeletal Mage Skeletal MageNecromancer > Grave Lord
ESO Skills Pestilent Colossus Pestilent Colossus Frozen ColossusNecromancer > Grave Lord

ROTATION - SOLO MAGICKA NECROMANCER

Explanation: The core of Necromancer rotations looks like this:

  • Stalking Blastbones > Spammable > Spammable > Stalking Blastbones > Spammable >Spammable
    ESO Skills Stalking Blastbones > S > S > ESO Skills Stalking Blastbones > S > S
    -repeat-

  • For this build, the spammable is Ricochet Skull
    ESO Sills Ricochet Skull

  • Stalking Blastbones is your highest DPS ability, therefore the idea here is that you are casting it every time its off cooldown, which means you are casting it every third ability.
    ESO Skills Stalking Blastbones

  • *You will replace the spammable (Ricochet Skull), with whichever dot is falling off at the time, but you will always cast Stalking Blastbones every third ability. If all dots are up, you cast Ricochet Skull between Stalking Blastbones. Enjoy!
  • To improve your chances of living, keep all of your dots ticking! Due to the ring of pale order the life leech will keep you alive!

PASSIVES - SOLO MAGICKA NECROMANCER

  • CLASS
    • All passives
  • WEAPON
    • All Passives for weapons used
  • ARMOR
    • Light Armor: All Passives
    • Medium Armor: If used
  • WORLD
    • None:
  • GUILDS
    • Mages Guild: All Passives (if using mages guild ability)
    • Fighters Guild: First Four Passives
    • Undaunted Guild: All Passives
    • Psijic Guild: If using psijic abilities
  • Racial: All Passives
  • Alchemy: Medicinal Use

CHAMPION POINTS - SOLO MAGICKA NECROMANCER

In this section, we will go over the solo Magicka Necromancer champion point setup.

Warfare Tree

CP LevelPerkPoints
0-60Precision20
60-210Fighting Finesse (slot)50
210-270Piercing20
270-420Deadly Aim (slot)50
420-570Master at Arms(slot)50
570-720Wrathful Strikes(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 - SOLO MAGICKA NECROMANCER

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Credits

Skill descriptions are based off of ESO Skillbook, an amazing resource for all things ESO!