Solo Magicka Sorcerer Build

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CritStorm – A Solo Magicka Sorcerer Build / MagSorc

ESO Magicka Sorcerers are the archetypical magic-based toon. They bring excellent damage at range. With access to boundless storm and critical surge they also have unrivaled self healing in combat. This ESO solo magicka sorcerer build will cover the following:

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


OVERVIEW

  • Race: High Elf or Breton
    • Khajiit, Dark Elf, High Elf are great for burst damage. Breton is a fantastic alternative for solo content however as it brings some nice spell resistance and improved sustain. For other great alternatives visit our race guide here!
  • Mundus: Thief
  • Attributes:
    • Magicka: 64
    • Health: 0
    • Stamina: 0
  • Consumables
    • Food:
      • Ghastly Eye Bowl (preferred if you have enough health)
      • Witchmother’s Potent Brew (or Clockwork Citrus Filet if you are struggling with something)
    • Potion: Essence of Magicka
      • we dont need to splurge on the expensive potions because we get those buffs from our skills instead
  • Vampire
    • Not this patch

GEAR

In this section, we will go over all the gear for the Solo Magicka Sorcerer DPS build.

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadSlimecrawHeavyDivinesMagicka
ShoulderBurning SpellweaveLightDivinesMagicka
ChestMother’s SorrowLightDivinesMagicka
BeltMother’s SorrowLight Divines Magicka
ShoesMother’s SorrowLight Divines Magicka
HandsMother’s SorrowLight DivinesMagicka
PantsMother’s SorrowLight Divines Magicka
NecklaceBurning SpellweaveJewelryBloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 1Burning SpellweaveJewelry BloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 2Ring of the Pale orderJewelry Bloodthirsty Spell Damage
Weapon 1Burning SpellweaveInferno
Staff
PreciseFire Enchant
Weapon 2MaelstromInferno StaffInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment

  • Slimecraw drops in Wayrest I (dungeon)
  • Burning Spellweave drops in City of Ash (dungeon)
  • Mother’s Sorrow drops in Deshaan (public dungeon, delves, world bosses)
  • False God’s Drops in Sunspire (trial)
  • Maelstrom drops in the Maelstrom Arena (wrothgar arena)
  • Ring of the Pale Order

STARTER GEAR

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadSlimecrawHeavyDivinesMagicka
ShoulderJulianosLightDivinesMagicka
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 2Ring of the Pale OrderJewelry 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!

SKILL LINEAGE

SKILL (MORPH)BASE ABILITYSKILL TREE
eso skills empowered ward Empowered Wardeso skills conjured ward Conjured WardSorcerer > Daedric Summoning
eso skills force pulse Forse Pulseeso skills force shock Force ShockWeapon > Destruction Staff
Crystal Fragments Crystal Shard Sorcerer > Dark Magic
ESO Skils Inner Light Inner LightESO Skill Mageelight MagelightGuild > Mage’s Guild
eso skills summon twilight matriarch Summon Twilight Matriarch Summon Winged TwilightSorcerer > Daedric Summoning
Ice CometESO Skills Meteor MeteorGuild > Mages Guild
ESO Skills Elemental Blockade Unstable Wall of ElementsESO Skills Wall of Elements Wall of ElementsWeapon > Destruction staff
Boundless Storm Lightning FormSorcerer > Storm Calling
eso skills critical surge Critical Surgeeso skills critical surge Surge Sorcerer > Storm Calling
ESO Skills Mystic Orb Mystic OrbESO Skills Necrotic Orb Necrotic OrbGuild > Undaunted
eso skills elemental rage Elemental Rageelemental storm Elemental StormWeapon > Destruction Staff

ROTATION

Rotation is dynamic. Keep all dots up but prioritize Boundless Storm and Critical Surge. Cast Forse Pulse when your dots are up, and only use crystal shards after it procs.


PASSIVES

  • CLASS
    • All passives
  • WEAPON
    • Staff: All Passives
  • ARMOR
    • Light Armor: All Passives
    • Medium Armor: If wearing medium armor
    • Heavy Armor: All
  • WORLD
    • None
  • GUILDS
    • Mages Guild: 4th Passive
    • Undaunted Guild: All Passives
    • Racial: All Passives
  • Alchemy: Medicinal Use

CHAMPION POINTS

In this section, we will go over the Solo Magicka Sorcerer champion point setup.

Warfare Tree

CP LevelPerkPoints
0-120Precision40
120-270Fighting Finesse (slot)50
270-390Piercing40
390-540Deadly Aim (slot)50
540-690Thaumaturge (slot)50
690-840Biting Aura (slot)50
840-960Eldritch Insight40
960-1020Flawless Ritual20
1020-1110War Mage30
1110-1170Flawless Ritual20
1170-1200Quick Recovery10
1200-1320Preperation40
1320-1440Elemental Aegis40
1440-1560Hardy40
1560-1650Quick Recovery30
1650-1770Blessed40
1770-1890Tireless Discipline40
1890-2010Battle Mastery40
2010-2100Mighty30

Fitness Tree

CP LevelPerkPoints
0-150Boundless Vitality (slot)50
150-300Rejuvenation (slot)50
300-345Tumbling15
345-375Mystic Tenacity10
375-495Heros Vigor40
495-645Siphoning Spells (slot)50
645-795Ironclad (slot) 50
795-885Tumbling30
885-1005Defiance40
1005-1029Hasty8
1029-1149Tireless Guardian40
1149-1284Fortification45
1284-1356Hasty24
1356-1476Sprinter40
1476-1521Nimble Protector15
1521-1656Savage Defense45
1656-1776Bashing Brutality40
1776-1806Survival Instincts10
1806-2181Tempered Soul125

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

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