ESO Solo Stamina Dragonkight

This ESO solo Stamina Dragonknight build deals poison and fire damage and utilizes the same abilities that make it the best tank class in the game to make in an unstoppable force while soloing! In this solo stamdk build guide we will cover the following:


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SOLO STAMINA DRAGONKNIGHT / STAM DK

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

OVERVIEW

  • Race: Dark Elf, Orc, Khajiit, Wood Elf, Redguard
    • Other acceptable alternatives will perform nearly as well and you can find them on our race guide page here.
  • Mundus: Lover mundus while solo, thief when in a group
  • Attributes:
    • Magicka: 0
    • Health: 0
    • Stamina: 64
  • Consumables
    • Food:
      • Lava Foot Soup and Saltrice
      • can use Dubious Cameron Throne if you want more health
    • Potion: Essence of Weapon Power
      • or Essence of Stamina for easy content

TRIAL GEAR - SOLO STAMINA DRAGONKNIGHT

This section will cover solo Stamina Dragonknight DPS gear setups for players willing to farm trial gear. Feel free to mix and match any of the following loadouts

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadStormfistLightDivinesStamina
ShoulderStormfistMediumDivinesStamina
ChestRelequenMediumDivinesStamina
BeltRelequenMedium Divines Stamina
ShoesRelequenMedium Divines Stamina
HandsRelequenMedium Divines Stamina
PantsPillar of NirnMedium Divines Stamina
NecklacePillar of NirnJewelryBloodthirsty (or infused)Weapon Damage
Ring 1Pillar of Nirn Jewelry Bloodthirsty (or infused)Weapon Damage
Ring 2Ring of the Pale OrderJewelry Bloodthirsty (or infused)Weapon Damage
Weapon 1Relequen
Pillar of Nirn
Dagger /
Dagger
Nirnhoned /
Charged
Poison Enchant /
Flame Enchant
Weapon 2Pillar of NirnTwo HandInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment
  • Stormfist drops in Veteran Tempest Island(dungeon)
  • Pillar of Nirn drops in Falkreath Hold (dungeon)
  • Relequen drops in Cloudrest (Trial)
  • Note If you don't have access to Trials or DLCs use the other loadouts below

DUNGEON GEAR - SOLO STAMINA DRAGONKNIGHT

This section shows you the best Stamina Dragonknight gear for players willing to do Dungeons

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadStormfistLightDivinesStamina
ShoulderStormfistMediumDivinesStamina
ChestAegis CallerMediumDivinesStamina
BeltAegis CallerMedium Divines Stamina
ShoesAegis CallerMedium Divines Stamina
HandsAegis CallerMedium Divines Stamina
PantsPillar of NirnMedium Divines Stamina
NecklacePillar of NirnJewelryBloodthirsty (or infused)Weapon Damage
Ring 1Pillar of Nirn Jewelry Bloodthirsty (or infused)Weapon Damage
Ring 2Ring of the Pale OrderJewelry Bloodthirsty (or infused)Weapon Damage
Weapon 1Aegis Caller
Pillar of Nirn
Dagger /
Dagger
Nirnhoned /
Charged
Poison Enchant /
Flame Enchant
Weapon 2Pillar of NirnTwo HandInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment
  • Stormfist drops in Veteran Tempest Island(dungeon)
  • Pillar of Nirn Drops in Falkreath Hold(dungeon)
  • Aegis Caller drops in Unhallowed Grave (dungeon)
  • Ring of the Pale order
  • -------IF YOU DON'T HAVE DLC UNLOCKED ---------
  • Orders Wraith can be purchased at guild traders without DLC
  • Briarheart can be purchased at guild traders without DLC

STARTER GEAR - SOLO STAMINA DRAGONKNIGHT

This is the best gear you can wear for the Solo StamDK if you don't have access to DLC gear or don't want to farm it. All of this gear can be found or purchased in the base game

SLOTSETWEIGHTTRAITENCHANTMENT
HeadStormfistMediumDivinesStamina
ShoulderStormfistMediumDivinesStamina
ChestOrders WrathMediumDivinesStamina
BeltOrders WrathMedium Divines Stamina
ShoesOrders WrathMedium Divines Stamina
HandsOrders WrathMedium Divines Stamina
PantsBriarheartMedium Divines Stamina
NecklaceBriarheartJewelryBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
Ring 1BriarheartJewelry BloodthirstyWeapon Damage
Ring 2Briar (Ring of the Pale order when you get it)Jewelry Bloodthirsty Weapon Damage
Weapon 1Orders Wrath
Briarheart
Dagger
Dagger
Nirhoned
Charged
Poison Enchant
Flame Enchant
Weapon 2BriarheartTwo HandInfusedWeapon Damage Enchantment
  • Stormfist drops in Veteran Tempest Island (dungeon)
  • Orders Wrath is crafted
  • Briar is an overland set found in Wrothgar (delves, world bosses, public dungeons)
  • Ring of the Pale Order is a Mythic Item and can be found here


SKILL LINEAGE - SOLO STAMINA DRAGONKNIGHT

This shows you where you can find each of the skills you will use on this Stamina Dragonknight build

SKILL (MORPH)BASE ABILITYSKILL TREE
ESO Skills Venomous Claw Venemous Claweso skills searing strike Searing StrikeDragonknight > Ardent Flame
ESO Skills Carve CarveESO Skills Cleave CleaveWeapon > Two Hand
eso skills deadly cloak Deadly Cloakeso blade cloak Blade CloakWeapon > Dual Wield
eso skills stampede Stampedeeso skills critical charge Critical ChargeWeapon > Two Hand
ESO skills flames of oblivion Flames of OblivionESO Skills Inferno InfernoDragonknight > Ardent Flame
ESO Skills Flawless Dawnbreaker Flawless Dawnbreaker DawnbreakerGuild > Figthers Guild
ESO Skills Barbed Trap Barbed TrapESO Skills Trap Beast Trap BeastGuild > Fighters
ESO Skills Noxious Breath Noxious BreathESO Skills Fiery Breath Fiery BreathDragonknight > Ardent Flame
ESO Skills Resolving Vigor Resolving Vigor VigorAlliance War > Assault
eso skills volatile armor Volatile Armoreso skills spiked armor Spiked ArmorDragonknight > Draconic Power
ESO Skills Standard of Might Standard of Might Dragonknight StandardDragonknight > Ardent Flame

ROTATION - SOLO STAMINA DRAGONKNIGHT

  • Your rotation will be Buffs > Dots > Spammable
  • BUFFS
    eso skills volatile armor > ESO skills flames of oblivion
  • DOTS
    ESO Skills endless hail > ESO Skills Noxious Breath >ESO Skills Venomous Claw > ESO Skills Carve > eso skills stampede
  • Spammable: Any time all dots are ticking use Molten Whip. Reapply dots as necessary.
    ESO Skills Molten Whip

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PASSIVES - SOLO STAMINA DRAGONKNIGHT

  • CLASS
    • All Passives
    • Earthen Heart: These passives only needed when using an earthen heart ability so grab last
  • WEAPON
    • All passives for the weapon types you use
  • ARMOR
    • Medium Armor: All Passives
  • WORLD
    • None
  • GUILDS
    • Fighters Guild: First Four Passives
    • Undaunted Guild: All Passives
  • Racial: All Passives
  • Alchemy: Medicinal Use

CHAMPION POINTS - SOLO STAMINA DRAGONKNIGHT

This section will go over how to set up the solo Stamina Dragonknight champion points in the new CP 2.0 system.

Warfare Tree

CP LevelPerkPoints
0-60Precision20
60-210Wrathful Strikes (slot)50
210-270Piercing20
270-420Biting Aura (slot)50
420-570Master at Arms (slot)50
570-720Thaumaturge (slot)50
720-780Tireless Disciple20
780-810Quick Recovery10
810-870Preparation20
870-930Battle Mastery20
930-1020Mighty30
1020-1080Battle Mastery20
1080-1140Elemental Aegis20
1140-1200Hardy20
1200-1230Quick Recovery10
1230-1290Blessed20
1290-1350Eldritch Insight20
1350-1410Flawless Ritual20
1410-1500War Mage30
1500-1560Flawless Ritual20

Fitness Tree

CP LevelPerkPoints
0-150Boundless Vitality (slot)50
150-300Rejuvenation (slot)50
300-345Tumbling15
345-375Mystic Tenacity10
375-435Heros Vigor20
435-585Bloody Renewal (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