Powerful 2H Stamina Necromancer DPS PVE Build for ESO – Devourer

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2H Stamina Necromancer DPS PVE Build ESO

Devourer is a Powerful Stamina Necromancer DPS Build in ESO, that is using 2H Weapons to clear Solo and Group PVE content! The Build is utilizing a Two Handed as its main Weapon and combines strong Weapon and Necromancer Class skills. As a Necromancer Build, Devourer relies on its Minions to deal damage, protect you but also fuel other abilities with their corpses. Devourer offers various setups, depending on the difficulty of the content you wish to clear.

A 2H Stamcro DPS Build that you can use in Group and easier Solo gameplay in ESO! To learn more about the Necromancer Class, you can take a look at my Necromancer Beginner Guide. For a Dual Wield Stamina Necromancer DPS Build take a look at Harbinger. To challenge yourself in harder Solo Content, take a look at my Stamina Necromancer Solo Build.

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Best 2H Stamina Necromancer DPS PVE Build Setup ESO

Devourer is offering an alternative way to play as a Stamcro DPS Build, wielding a 2H Weapon instead of Dual Wield. The Build is powerful in almost every type of PVE gameplay, thanks to its good combination of Minions, Necromancer abilities and Weapon skills. Depending on the content you wish to complete you should change your gear based on the recommendations below! Below you can find setups for Trials Group DPS, a No Trial Gear Setup and a Beginner Setup(c160).

Trials Group DPS

This setup is for dedicated group gameplay, is using harder to find Trial gear and aims to help you achieve the best damage possible! If you wish to use the Build in harder group content, you should focus on getting the gear below. You can use this setup with a Mythic Set or a full Monster Set. Good alternative Sets include:

  • Coral Riptide
  • Ansuul’s Torment
  • Whorl of the Depths
  • Pillar of Nirn
  • Tarnished Nightmare
PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadSlimecraw/Kjalnar's NightmareLightDivinesMax. Stamina
Shoulders(Perfected) Arms of Relequen/Kjalnar's NightmareMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
Hands(Perfected) Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
LegsHarpooner's Wading Kilt/(Perfected) Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
Chest(Perfected) Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
Waist(Perfected) Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
Feet(Perfected) Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
NecklaceAegis CallerJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
RingAegis CallerJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
RingAegis CallerJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
Two Handed WeaponAegis CallerGreatswordPrecise/ChargedPoison
Two Handed Weapon(Perfected)Thunderous VolleyBowInfusedWeapon Damage

No Trial Gear

The No-Trial Gear setup is meant for easier Solo but also easier Group PVE Gameplay. You can wear this setup if you are planning to play Overland content(Public Dungeons, World Bosses) or clear normal Dungeons. This setup is not strong enough to survive Solo Arenas like the Maelstrom ArenaVateshran Hollows and Infinite Archive. For this purpose you should use a dedicated Solo PVE Necromancer Build.

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadKjalnar's Nightmare/StormfistLightDivinesMax. Stamina
ShouldersKjalnar's Nightmare/StormfistMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
HandsOrder's WrathMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
LegsOrder's WrathMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
ChestOrder's WrathMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
WaistOrder's WrathMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
FeetOrder's WrathMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
NecklaceAegis CallerJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
RingAegis CallerJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
RingAegis CallerJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
Two Handed WeaponAegis CallerGreatsword/Battle AxePrecise/ChargedPoison
Two Handed Weapon(Perfected)Thunderous VolleyBowInfusedWeapon Damage

Beginner Setup

This Stamina Necromancer 2H Beginner Build Setup will help you play as a Stamina Necromancer early in the game! The goal of this setup is to help you become familiar and more efficient with the Stamina Necromancer using Two Handed Weapons!

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadStormfistHeavy/Medium/LightDivinesMax. Stamina
ShouldersStormfistHeavy/Medium/LightDivinesMax. Stamina
HandsHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
LegsHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
ChestHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
WaistHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
FeetHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
NecklaceNight Mother's Gaze/MorkuldinJewelRobustStamina Recovery/Weapon Damage
RingNight Mother's Gaze/MorkuldinJewelRobustStamina Recovery/Weapon Damage
RingNight Mother's Gaze/MorkuldinJewelRobustStamina Recovery/Weapon Damage
Two Handed WeaponNight Mother's Gaze/MorkuldinGreatsword/Battle AxePrecise/ChargedAbsorb Stamina
Two Handed WeaponNight Mother's Gaze/MorkuldinBowInfusedWeapon Damage

Best Armor Sets for 2H Stamina Necromancer DPS PVE Build ESO

These are the Best Armor Sets you can use with the Stamina Necromancer 2H PVE Build for Solo or Group Gameplay and a few good alternative options.

Best Skills for 2H Stamina Necromancer DPS PVE Build ESO

The skills of the Build offer a strong combination of Weapon and Necromancer abilities. The Necromancer is the Class of Death in ESO, that utilizes Minions to deal damage, heal and fuel more skills. Blastbones is the core offensive skill of the Build and a skill that you need to cast often for the best results!

StampedeWrecking BlowSkeletal ArcherBlighted BlastbonesDetonating SiphonFlawless Dawnbreaker
Endless HailPoison InjectionBarbed TrapSpirit GuardianDetonating Siphon/Razor CaltropsPestilent Colossus
  • Stampede(Critical Charge): Powerful AOE damage skill.
  • Wrecking Blow(Uppercut): Strong spammable.
  • Skeletal Archer(Skeletal Mage): Summon an undead minion to assist in combat that also creates a corpse on death.
  • Blighted Blastbones(Blastbones): Great source of damage for Necromancer.
  • Detonating Siphon(Shocking Siphon): Use this skill to increase damage passively but to also deal additional disease damage by exploiting corpses. When solo replace it on your back bar with Razor Caltrops(Caltrops).
  • Flawless Dawnbreaker(Dawnbreaker): Placed here to boost Weapon Damage. No need to use it.
  • Endless Hail(Volley): Strong AOE-DOT skill.
  • Poison Injection(Poison Arrow): Another great DOT damage skill.
  • Barbed Trap(Trap Beast): Very good DOT damage that also boosts Critical Damage.
  • Spirit Guardian(Spirit Mender): Minion that heals and reduces incoming damage.
  • Pestilent Colossus(Frozen Colossus): Main Ultimate.

Best Passive Skills for 2H Stamina Necromancer PVE Build ESO

Passive skills are always important for every character and can help you maximize the potential of your Stamina Necromancer Build. Try to unlock them as fast as possible, so you can become stronger and tackle harder content faster. These are the Passive Skills you should unlock for the 2H Stamina Necromancer DPS PVE Build.

Best Champion Points for 2H Stamina Necromancer DPS PVE Build ESO

Below you will find the best Champion Points setup for the Build. When allocating Champion points to Slottable and Passive Stars your primary goal is to create paths! Allocate the minimum required points to stars along your path in order to reach your desired Slottable Stars faster. Once you have unlocked all Stars, start allocating more Champion Points to them to fill them out. Focus on Slottable Stars first, then Passive Stars. If you would like to learn more about Champion Points and how they work, you can read my ESO Champion Points Guide.

Warfare

  • Slottable Stars: Deadly Aim, Master-at-Arms, Wrathful Strikes or Fighting Finesse, Thaumaturge or Backstabber
  • Passive: Tireless Discipline, Piercing, Battle Mastery, Mighty, Quick Recovery, Hardy, Elemental Aegis, Preparation, Precision, Blessed, Eldritch Insight

Craft

  • Slottable Stars: Rationer, Liquid Efficiency, Master Gatherer, Steed’s Blessing
  • Passive: Gilded Fingers, Fortune’s Favor, Wanderer, Steadfast Enchantment, Treasure Hunter(slottable, required for path)

Fitness

  • Slottable Stars: Celerity, Fortified, Rejuvenation, Boundless Vitality
  • Passive: Sprinter, Hasty, Tireless Guardian, Hero’s Vigor, Mystic Tenacity, Tumbling, Defiance

Best Food and Potions for 2H Stamcro PVE Build

Artaeum Takeaway Broth is the Best Food for the Build while Essence of Weapon Power is the best option as Potions.

Info for 2H Stamina Necromancer DPS PVE Build

Several important info for the 2H Stamina Necromancer DPS PVE Build. What Mundus to use, the best race for the build and how to assign your attribute points.

Attribute Points

All points to Stamina.

Mundus Stone

The Thief to boost Critical Chance.

What Race is Best for 2H Stamina Necromancer PVE Build

The Best Race for the 2H Stamina Necromancer DPS Build in ESO is Dark Elf. Orc and Khajiit are nice alternative Races you can use for a DPS focused Build. Any Race with Stamina bonuses can work well though. You can find more about the playable races in my ESO Race Guide!

Vampire or Werewolf

Neither is necessary.

Best Rotation for 2H Stamina Necromancer DPS PVE Build ESO

Drink a Potion, summon your Skeletal Archer, Spirit Guardian(when necessary), set your Barbed Trap and attack with Endless Hail, Poison Injection, Razor Caltrops(when solo). Switch bars and continue with Blighted Blastbones, Skeletal Archer, Stampede, Blighted Blastbones, Detonating Siphon, Wrecking Blow, Blighted Blastbones, Wrecking Blow x2, Blighted Blastbones, switch bars.

Endless Hail, Poison Injection, Barbed Trap, Razor Caltrops(when solo), switch bars and continue. When in front bar use Blighted Blastbones after every two skills and re cast Skeletal Archer, Stampede, Detonating Siphon when necessary. Use Pestilent Colossus when ready and always Light Attack before every skill/action to boost damage!

Best Companion for 2H Stamina Necromancer PVE Build ESO

If you wish to play Solo with the Stamina Necromancer 2H DPS Build, you can bring along a mighty Companion! Companions in ESO are helpful allies that can assist you in combat. Every Companion can fulfill every role in the game and help you enjoy ESO more by clearing content faster or by simply interacting with them and their charming personality! There are various Builds you can use for every available ESO Companion!

As a DPS focused character my recommendation is to bring along a Tank or Healer Companion! To find out which ESO Companion is the Best in every role you can take a look at my ESO Best Companion Guide! To further maximize the potential of your chosen Companion, you can wear the Telvanni Efficiency Set! A Crafted Set that reduces the cooldown of your Companions abilities, improving their damage and overall effects and assisting you further in combat.

ESO 2H Stamina Necromancer DPS PVE Build Summary

Devourer is a powerful Stamina Necromancer DPS Build, that is using a 2H Weapon to clear Solo and Group PVE Content in ESO! The Build combines strong Weapon and Necromancer Class abilities to maximize your potential and deal with single targets but also groups of enemies. Blastbones is the Core skill of the Build that deals massive damage to enemies but you have to cast it often. Devourer is a fun Stamcro DPS Build in ESO, perfect for players that prefer playing with a 2H weapon in PVE!

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