Solo Magicka Warden Build PVE DPS

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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 money


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
0-120Precision40
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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