ESO Warden Build

ESO Solo Magicka Warden Build


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SOLO MAGICKA WARDEN BUILD – MAGDEN

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 – SOLO MAGICKA WARDEN BUILD

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

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadIceheartLightDivinesMagicka
ShoulderIceheart (or ring finger set if wearing Pale Order)LightDivinesMagicka
ChestFrostbiteLightDivinesMagicka
BeltFrostbiteLight Divines Magicka
ShoesFrostbiteLight Divines Magicka
HandsFrostbiteLight DivinesMagicka
PantsFrostbiteLight Divines Magicka
NecklaceIcy Conjurerer (or Whorl)JewelryBloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 1Icy Conjurerer (or Whorl)Jewelry BloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 2Ring of the Pale order (or Icy Conj with Iceheart Set)Jewelry Bloodthirsty Spell Damage
Weapon 1Icy Conjurerer (or Whorl)Ice
Staff
ChargedFrost Enchant
Weapon 2MaelstromIce StaffInfusedFire Enchant

  • Iceheart drops in veteran Direfrost Keep (dungeon)
  • Frostbite drops in Blackwood (purchased or delves, world bosses, public dungeons, chests)
  • Icy Conjurerer Drops in Frostvault (Dungeon)
  • For those without DLC
    • Pair Ysgramor and Frostbite
    • Ysgramor’s Birthright Drops in The Rift (purchased or delves, world bosses public dungeons)
  • Whorl of the Depths drops in Dread Sail Reef( Trial)
  • Maelstrom drops in the Maelstrom Arena (wrothgar arena)
  • Ring of the Pale Order

STARTER GEAR – SOLO MAGICKA WARDEN BUILD

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadIceheartLightDivinesMagicka
ShoulderIceheart (or Julianos if wearing ring of pale order)LightDivinesMagicka
ChestFrostbiteLightDivinesMagicka
BeltFrostbiteLight Divines Magicka
ShoesFrostbiteLight Divines Magicka
HandsFrostbiteLight DivinesMagicka
PantsFrostbiteLightDivines Magicka
NecklaceYsgramor’s BirthrightJewelryBloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 1Ysgramor’s BirthrightJewelry BloodthirstySpell Damage
Ring 2 Ysgramor’s Birthright (or Ring of the Pale Order)Jewelry Bloodthirsty Spell Damage
Weapon 1Ysgramor’s BirthrightIce
Staff
PreciseFire Enchant
Weapon 2Ysgramor’s BirthrightIce StaffInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment

  • Iceheart drops in Direfrost Keep(dungeon)
  • Frostbite drops in Blackwood (world bosses, delve bosses, chests)
  • Ysgramor drops in The Rift (world bosses, delve bosses, chests)
  • Other Options:
  • Julianos is Crafted
  • Magnus is Crafted
  • Ring of the Pale Order <—-Guide on how to find!

SKILL LINEAGE – SOLO MAGICKA WARDEN BUILD

SKILL (MORPH)BASE ABILITYSKILL TREE
ESO Skills Subterranean Subterranean AssaultESO Skills Scorch ScorchWarden > Animal Companions
eso skills destructive reach Destructive Reacheso skills destructive reach Destructive TouchWeapon> Staff
ESO Skills Fetcher Infection Fetcher InfectionESO Skills Swarm SwarmWarden > Animal Companions
ESO Skills Barbed Trap Barbed TrapESO Skills Trap Beast Trap BeastGuild > Fighters
eso skills arctic blast Arctic BlastEso Skills Arctic Wind Arctic WindWarden > Winter’s Embrace
eso skills ice comet Ice CometESO 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 Blue Betty Blue BettyESO Skills Betty Netch Betty NetchWarden> Animal Companions
ESO Skills Winter's Revenge Winter’s RevengeESO Skills Impaling Shards Impaling ShardsWarden > Winter’s Embrace
ESO Skills Ice Fortress Ice FortressESO Skills Frost Cloak Frost CloakWarden > Winter’s Embrace
eso skills northern storm Northern Stormsleet storm Sleet StormWarden> Winter’s Embrace

ROTATION – SOLO MAGICKA WARDEN BUILD

The rotation is dynamic, which basically means you will be using your spammable Destructive Touch any time the rest of your dots are ticking.
eso skills destructive reach

  • Step 1: Start with buffs/ debuffs
    Blue Betty > Ice Fortress
    ESO Skills Blue Betty > ESO Skills Ice Fortress
  • 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 > ESO Skills Barbed Trap
  • Step: 3 Begin Spammables
    Deep Fissure > Destructive Reach x5
    ESO Skills Deep Fissure > eso skills destructive reach x5 (or until a dot/buff falls off)
    -Repeat-

PASSIVES – SOLO MAGICKA WARDEN BUILD

  • CLASS
    • All passives
  • WEAPON
    • Staff: All Passives
  • ARMOR
    • Light Armor: All
    • Medium Armor: Only if you wear medium
    • Heavy Armor: Only if wearing heavy
  • GUILDS
    • Mages Guild: All Passives
    • Fighters Guild: First 4
    • Undaunted Guild: All Passives
  • Racial: All Passives
  • Alchemy: Medicinal Use

CHAMPION POINTS – SOLO MAGICKA WARDEN BUILD

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
585-735Fortified (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

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Credits

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