Solo Magicka Warden Build PVE DPS
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Blood 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!

  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 or Breton
    • High for damage, Breton for Sustain. Either is great! Find out what other alternatives you can choose on our race guide here.
  • Mundus: Shadow (or Lover)
  • Attributes:
    • Magicka: 64
    • Health: 0
    • Stamina: 0
  • Consumables
    • Food: Witchmother’s Potent Brew
    • Potion: Essence of Spell Power
      • Essence of magicka is fine for easy content to save money


GEAR

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
Head1 Piece Domihaus or 2pc IceheartHeavyDivinesHealth
ShoulderMother’s Sorrow (if wearing ring of pale order)
Iceheart if no ring
MediumDivinesMagicka
ChestFalse GodsLightDivinesHealth
BeltFalse GodsLight Divines Magicka
ShoesFalse GodsLight Divines Magicka
HandsFalse GodsLight DivinesMagicka
PantsFalse GodsLight Divines Magicka
NecklaceMother’s SorrowJewelryBloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 1Mother’s SorrowJewelry BloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 2Ring of Pale Order (or Mother’s Sorrow)Jewelry Bloodthirsty Spell Damage
Weapon 1Mother’s SorrowInferno StaffPreciseFire Enchant
Weapon 2MaelstromInferno StaffInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment

  • Iceheart drops in veteran Direfrost Keep
  • Domihaus drops in veteran Falkreath Hold
  • False Gods drops in Sunspire (Trial)
  • Mother’s Sorrow is found in Deshaan (Dolmen, chests, delves, public dungeons)
    • Mother’s Sorrow Chest Farm Guide here.

STARTER GEAR

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadIceheartHeavyDivinesMagicka
ShoulderIceaheartMediumDivinesMagicka
ChestJulianosLightDivinesMagicka
BeltJulianosLight Divines Magicka
ShoesJulianosLight Divines Magicka
HandsJulianosLight DivinesMagicka
PantsJulianosLight Divines Magicka
NecklaceMother’s SorrowJewelryBloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 1Mother’s SorrowJewelry BloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 2Ring of the Pale orer (or Mother’s Sorrow)Jewelry Bloodthirsty Spell Damage
Weapon 1Mother’s SorrowInferno
Staff
PreciseFire Enchant
Weapon 2Mother’s SorrowInferno StaffInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment

  • Iceheart is dropped in Veteran Direfrost Keep
  • Julianos is crafted
  • Mother’s Sorrow is dropped in Deshan (dolmen, chests, delves, public dungeons, world bosses)
    • Mother’s Sorrow Chest Farm Guide here.



SKILL LINEAGE

SKILL (MORPH)BASE ABILITYSKILL TREE
ESO Skills Deep Fissure Deep FissureESO Skills Scorch ScorchWarden > Animal Companions
eso skills force pulse Force Pulseeso skills force shock Force ShockWeapon > Destruction Staff
eso skills leeching vines Leeching Vineseso skills leeching vines Living VineWarden > Green Balance
ESO Skills Bird of Prey Bird of PreyESO Skills Falcon Swiftness Falcon SwiftnessWarden > Animal Companions
ESO Skills Harness Magicka Harness MagickaESO Skills Annulment AnnulmentArmor > Light Armor
eso skills elemental rage Elemental Rage Elemental Storm Weapon > Desctruction
ESO Skills Unstable wall of elements Unstable Wall of ElementsESO Skills Wall of Elements Wall of ElementsWeapon > Destruction Staff
ESO Skills Winter's Revenge Winter’s RevengeESO Skills Impaling Shards Impailing ShardsWarden > Winter’s Embrace
ESO Skills Blue Betty Blue BettyESO Skills Betty Netch Betty NetchWarden > Animal Companion
ESO Skills Mystic Orb Mystic OrbESO Skills Necrotic Orb Necrotic OrbGuild > Undaunted

ROTATION

The rotation is dynamic, which basically means you will be using your spammable Force Pulse any time the rest of your dots are ticking.
eso skills force pulse

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

PASSIVES

  • CLASS
    • All passives
  • WEAPON
    • Staff: All Passives
  • ARMOR
    • Light Armor: All Passives
    • Medium Armor: 2nd, 3rdand 5th
    • Heavy Armor: First 3 Passives
  • GUILDS
    • Undaunted Guild: All Passives
  • Racial: All Passives
  • Alchemy: Medicinal Use

CHAMPION POINTS

  • THE RITUAL
    • Thaumaturge: 40
  • THE ATRONACH
    • Master-at-Arms: 66
    • Staff Expert: 19
  • THE APPRENTICE
    • Elf Born: 72
    • Elemental Expert: 64
    • Spell Erosion: 9 (adjust as necessary)
  • THE SHADOW
    • Shadow Ward: 40
    • Tumbling: 44
  • THE LOVER
    • Arcanist: 75
    • Tenacity: 56
  • THE TOWER
    • Bashing Focus: 5
    • Warlord: 31
    • Sprinter: 19
  • THE LORD
    • Quick Recovery: 11
  • THE STEED
    • Ironclad: 81
    • Spell Shield:32
  • THE LADY
    • Thick Skinned: 48
    • Elemental Defender: 49
    • Hardy: 49

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