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Arcanist Healer

Aletheia is an Arcanist Healer PVE build, focusing on insane Magicka Recovery and strong heals to keep your team alive. The Arcanist is a Class of Eldritch Horror, that relies on Magic Damage and the Crux system to deal damage but also heal and protect its allies! Aletheia is focusing on strong heals, buffs and shields to protect and assist your group.

A flexible Healer Build that can offer several buffs but also debuff enemies. Aleheia can be an asset for every group. If you are a new player, you can take a look at my Arcanist Beginner Guide. If you are looking for a different setup, you can find more Arcanist Builds in the Arcanist Builds page.

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Arcanist Healer Build Setup

The following Setup will allow you to heal successfully your group and keep everyone alive! Some great alternative Sets you can use include Symphony of Blades, (Perfected)Vestment of Olorime, (Perfected)Stone-Talker’s Oath, Jorvuld’s Guidance, Hollowfang Thirst, Ozezan the Inferno, Spaulder of Ruin, Reawakened Hierophant.

HeadSentinel of RkugamzHeavyDivinesMax. Magicka
ShouldersSentinel of RkugamzMediumDivinesMax. Magicka
HandsSpell Power CureLightDivinesMax. Magicka
LegsSpell Power CureLightDivinesMax.Magicka
ChestSpell Power CureLightDivinesMax. Magicka
WaistSpell Power CureLightDivinesMax. Magicka
FeetSpell Power CureLightDivinesMax. Magicka
NecklaceSluthrug’s HungerJewelArcaneSpell Damage/Magicka Recovery
RingSluthrug’s HungerJewelArcaneSpell Damage/Magicka Recovery
RingSluthrug’s HungerJewelArcaneSpell Damage/Magicka Recovery
StaffSluthrug’s HungerRestorationPoweredAbsorb Magicka
StaffSluthrug’s HungerFrost/LightningChargedFrost/Shock Damage

Armor Sets for Arcanist Healer Build

Skills for Arcanist Healer Build

The following Skills will help you heal your group effectively!

Combat PrayerIllustrious HealingRadiating RegenerationAudacious RunemendEnergy OrbAggressive Horn
Unstable Wall of ElementsReconstructive DomainTidal ChakramRuneguard of FreedomElemental DrainGlyphic of the Tides
  • Combat Prayer(Blessing of Protection): One of our heal/buff spells. Use it to buff your group’s damage and resistances.
  • Illustrious Healing(Grand Healing): A direct and over time heal that you should always have up.
  • Radiating Regeneration(Regeneration): Another good heal/support spell that you should always have up.
  • Audacious Runemend(Runemend): Main heal that buffs and generates Crux.
  • Energy Orb(Necrotic Orb): Super helpful when dealing with strong enemies. Works as an additional synergy for your tank as well.
  • Aggressive Horn(War Horn): We use this mostly against strong enemies, Bosses, to help our team with more damage.
  • Unstable Wall of Elements(Wall of Elements): Great AOE damage skill to assist our group.
  • Reconstructive Domain(Arcanist’s Domain): AOE ability that Heals and buffs your group.
  • Tidal Chakram(Chakram Shield): Shield ability that consumes Crux to heal.
  • Runeguard of Freedom(Runic Defense): Defensive skill that also heals you.
  • Elemental Drain(Weakness to Elements): Debuffs enemies and restores magicka.
  • Glyphic of the Tides(Vitalizing Glyph): Boosts the damage of your group and heals. Its effect is stronger the more you heal the Glyphic!

Passive Skills for Arcanist Healer Build

Very important passive skills that can help you maximize the potential of your Arcanist Healer Build.

  • All Passive Skills from your Class’ Lines
  • All Passive Skills from Weapon Lines you are using
  • All Passive Skills from Armor Lines you are using
  • Passive Abilities from Guild lines(Fighters Guild, Mages Guild, Psijic Order) that affect your skills/Build
  • Undaunted Passives
  • Your Racial Passives
  • Medicinal Use Passive from Alchemy to boost the effectiveness of Potions

Champion Points for Arcanist Healer Build

Below you will find the best Champion Points setup for the Build. If you would like to learn more about Champion Points and how they work, you can read my ESO Champion Points Guide.


  • Slottable Stars: Swift Renewal, Soothing Tide, Fighting Finesse, Enlivening Overflow
  • Passive: Eldritch Insight, Blessed, Piercing, Flawless Ritual, War Mage, Quick Recovery, Hardy, Elemental Aegis, Preparation, Tireless Discipline, Precision


  • 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)


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

Consumables for Arcanist Healer Build

We are using Clockwork Citrus Filet as food and Essence of Spell Power/Essence of Magicka as Potions.

Info for Arcanist Healer Build

Several important info for the Arcanist Healer PVE Build. What Mundus to use, the best race for the build and how to assign your attribute points.

Attribute Points

All points to Magicka.

Mundus Stone

The Atronach for better Magicka Recovery or The Apprentice for stronger heals.

What Race is Best for Arcanist Healer Build

Argonian – High Elf – Breton is the best race for a Healer Build. Any Race with Magicka bonuses can work well though. You can find more about the playable races in my ESO Race Guide!

Vampire or Werewolf

Neither is necessary.

Rotation for Arcanist Healer Build

Buff yourself with Runeguard of Freedom, apply Elemental Drain, place Reconstructive Domain and Illustrious Healing. Throw an Energy Orb to provide heals and synergies. Use your Audacious Runemend to heal your group and generate Crux. Heal/buff with Combat Prayer, Radiating Regeneration and assist with Unstable Wall of Elements. Assist with Heavy Attacks to restore Magicka and trigger your Set’s effect, consume Crux with Tidal Chakram and protect your group with Shields! Finally use your Ultimates when ready. Illustrious Healing and Audacious Runemend will be your main heal abilities.

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