Solo Magicka Warden Build PVE DPS

UPDATED FOR BLACKWOOD

Ice Guardian – A Magicka Warden Build

This ESO Solo Magicka Warden Build puts out great single target and AOE damage. Combined with some great self-heals, it is a very capable solo class with some of the best looking abilities in the game! In this Solo magicka warden guide we will cover the following:

  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, Dark Elf, Khajiit or Breton
    • High Elf, Dark Elf, Khajiit for damage, Breton for Sustain. Either is great! 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) or Witchmother’s Potent Brew if you need health
    • Potion: Essence of Spell Power
      • Essence of Magicka is fine for easy content to save gold


GEAR

In this section, we will go over both the end-game and beginner gear setups for the solo Magicka Warden DPS build.

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadSlimecrawLightDivinesMagicka
ShoulderMedusaHeavyDivinesMagicka
ChestFalse God’sLightDivinesMagicka
BeltFalse God’sLight Divines Magicka
ShoesFalse God’sLight Divines Magicka
HandsFalse God’sLight DivinesMagicka
PantsFalse God’sLight Divines Magicka
NecklaceMedusaJewelryBloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 1MedusaJewelry BloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 2Ring of the Pale orderJewelry Bloodthirsty Spell Damage
Weapon 1MedusaIce
Staff
PreciseFire Enchant
Weapon 2MaelstromIce StaffInfusedFrost Damage Enchant

  • 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
HeadSlimecrawLightDivinesMagicka
ShoulderMedusaHeavyDivinesMagicka
ChestJulianosLightDivinesMagicka
BeltJulianosLight Divines Magicka
ShoesJulianosLight Divines Magicka
HandsJulianosLight DivinesMagicka
PantsJulianosLightDivines Magicka
NecklaceMedusaJewelryBloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 1MedusaJewelry BloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 2Ring of the Pale OrderJewelry Bloodthirsty Spell Damage
Weapon 1MedusaIce
Staff
PreciseFire Enchant
Weapon 2MedusaIce 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 Deep Fissure Deep FissureESO Skills Scorch ScorchWarden > Animal Companions
ESO Screaming Cliff Racer Screaming Cliff RacerESO Skills Dive DiveWarden > Animal Companions
ESO Skills Fetcher Infection Fetcher InfectionESO Skills Swarm SwarmWarden > Animal Companions
ESO Skills Blue Betty Blue BettyESO Skills Betty Netch Betty NetchWarden > Animal Companion
ESO Skills Bird of Prey Bird of PreyESO Skills Falcon Swiftness Falcon SwiftnessWarden > Animal Companions
ESO Skills Shooting Star Shooting StarESO Skills Meteor MeteorGuild > Mages
ESO Skills Unstable wall of elements Unstable Wall of ElementsESO Skills Wall of Elements Wall of ElementsWeapon > Destruction Staff
ESO Skills Mystic Orb Mystic OrbESO Skills Necrotic Orb Necrotic OrbGuild > Undaunted
ESO Skills Harness Magicka Harness MagickaESO Skills Annulment AnnulmentArmor > Light Armor
ESO Skills Winter's Revenge Winter’s RevengeESO Skills Impaling Shards Impaling ShardsWarden > Winter’s Embrace
leeching vines Leeching Vinesliving vines Living VinesWarden > Animal Companion
eso skills northern storm Northern Stormsleet storm Sleet StormWarden> Winter’s Embrace

ROTATION

The rotation is dynamic, which basically means you will be using your spammable Screaming Cliff Racer any time the rest of your dots are ticking.
ESO Screaming Cliff Racer

  • Step 1: Start with buffs/ debuffs
    Blue Betty > Leeching Vines
    ESO Skills Blue Betty > eso skills leeching vines
  • Step 2: Begin Dynamic Rotation (Dots)
    Unstable Wall of Elements > Mystic Orb > Winters Respite > Fetcher Infection
    ESO Skills Unstable wall of elements > ESO Skills Mystic Orb > ESO Skills Deep Fissure> ESO Skills Winter's Revenge > ESO Skills Fetcher Infection
  • Step: 3 Begin Spammables
    Deep Fissure > Screaming Cliff Racer > Screaming Cliff Racer (repeat)
    ESO Skills Deep Fissure > ESO Screaming Cliff Racer > ESO Screaming Cliff Racer
    -Repeat-

PASSIVES

  • CLASS
    • All passives
  • WEAPON
    • Staff: All Passives
  • ARMOR
    • Light Armor: All
    • Medium Armor: Only if you wear medium
    • Heavy Armor: All
  • GUILDS
    • Mages Guild: All Passives
    • Undaunted Guild: All Passives
  • Racial: All Passives
  • Alchemy: Medicinal Use

CHAMPION POINTS

In this section we will go over the solo Magicka Warden 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
570-720Thaumaturge(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
585-735Ironclad (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

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