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Bastian Build Guide | ESO Bastian Companion Build Guide

Bastian Build Guide ESO

This Bastian Build Guide will show you the Best Bastian Companion Builds for every role in ESO! Companions are special NPC that assist players in combat in The Elder Scrolls Online. Bastian Hallix is a Dragonknight-like Companion that can fulfill any role in the game, from DPS to Tank and Healer.

The primary role of Companions is to help players complete content faster. They are especially helpful to new players and can assist when dealing with easy or medium difficulty enemies. They are not however the best for harder content and they cannot efficiently replace other players.

If you want to learn more about Companions, you can take a look at my ESO Companions System Guide. If you want to know how to level up Bastian fast, you can take a look at my Companion Leveling Guide.

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Bastian Builds for ESO

Bastian can be a decent DPS Companion that will help you clear Overland content and Public Dungeons with ease. He is more potent as a Magicka DPS but can support you with every weapon. As a tank he can draw attention and allow you to deal with stronger enemies faster.

But he really shines as a support/Healer hybrid, making it easier to survive harder content and farm Overworld Bosses. You can find more info on Bastian Skills here.

Where can i Unlock Bastian Companion in ESO

You can find Bastian in the Deepscorn Hollow objective along the southwest coast of Blackwood. In order to unlock him as a companion complete his Quest “Competition and Contracts“.

Bastian Magicka DPS Build for ESO

Wearing a mix of Light and Medium Armor with a couple Quickened pieces for better abilities cooldown and the rest Aggressive for better damage. You can use a full Medium Armor setup if you wish. Using a Fire Staff as his Weapon.

PieceTypeTrait
HeadMediumQuickened
ShouldersLightQuickened
HandsMediumAggressive
LegsMediumAggressive
ChestMediumAggressive
WaistLightAggressive
FeetMediumAggressive
NecklaceJewelAggressive
RingJewelAggressive
RingJewelAggressive
StaffFlameAggressive

Bastian Magicka DPS Skills Setup

  • Drake’s Blood: Great self-heal that also reduces incoming damage.
  • Searing Weapons: Boosts damage with Light and Heavy Attacks.
  • Destructive Blast: Deals damage and knocks back enemies(Fire staff).
  • Fiery Flail: Strong flame whip attack that sets enemies Off balance.
  • Scorching Strike: Direct and DOT damage skill.
  • Unleashed rage: Bastian’s Ultimate. Deals strong Flame damage and stuns enemies.

Bastian Stamina DPS Build for ESO – Two Handed

Wearing a full set of Medium Armor with a couple Quickened pieces for better abilities cooldown and the rest Aggressive for better damage. You can experiment with a different Quickened/Aggressive ratio if you wish. Any Two Handed Weapon will do. Good Build against single target enemies.

PieceTypeTrait
HeadMediumQuickened
ShouldersMediumQuickened
HandsMediumAggressive
LegsMediumAggressive
ChestMediumAggressive
WaistMediumAggressive
FeetMediumAggressive
NecklaceJewelAggressive
RingJewelAggressive
RingJewelAggressive
Two Handed WeaponGreatsword/Any 2HAggressive

Bastian Stamina DPS Skills Setup – Two Handed

  • Drake’s Blood: Great self-heal that also reduces incoming damage.
  • Searing Weapons: Boosts damage with Light and Heavy Attacks.
  • Sever: Great execute ability.
  • Sunder: Direct and DOT ability, good against groups of enemies.
  • Staggering Swing: Stuns and knocks back enemies.
  • Unleashed rage: Bastian’s Ultimate. Deals strong Flame damage and stuns enemies.

Bastian Stamina DPS Build for ESO – Dual Wield

Wearing a full set of Medium Armor with a couple Quickened pieces for better abilities cooldown and the rest Aggressive for better damage. You can experiment with a different Quickened/Aggressive ratio if you wish. Any Dual Wield combination will do. Good Build against groups of enemies.

PieceTypeTrait
HeadMediumQuickened
ShouldersMediumQuickened
HandsMediumAggressive
LegsMediumAggressive
ChestMediumAggressive
WaistMediumAggressive
FeetMediumAggressive
NecklaceJewelAggressive
RingJewelAggressive
RingJewelAggressive
One Handed WeaponAxe/Any 1HAggressive
One Handed WeaponDagger/Any 1HAggressive

Bastian Stamina DPS Skills Setup – Dual Wield

  • Drake’s Blood: Great self-heal that also reduces incoming damage.
  • Searing Weapons: Boosts damage with Light and Heavy Attacks.
  • Swift Assault: Deals five consecutive attacks.
  • Razor Cape: Deals damage and reduces damage taken.
  • Spinning Steel: Good AOE damage that can work as an execute as well. Great against multiple enemies.
  • Unleashed rage: Bastian’s Ultimate. Deals strong Flame damage and stuns enemies.

Bastian Stamina DPS Build for ESO – Bow

Wearing a full set of Medium Armor with a couple Quickened pieces for better abilities cooldown and the rest Aggressive for better damage. You can experiment with a different Quickened/Aggressive ratio if you wish. Good and safer build since it allows ranged DPS.

PieceTypeTrait
HeadMediumQuickened
ShouldersMediumQuickened
HandsMediumAggressive
LegsMediumAggressive
ChestMediumAggressive
WaistMediumAggressive
FeetMediumAggressive
NecklaceJewelAggressive
RingJewelAggressive
RingJewelAggressive
Two Handed WeaponBowAggressive

Bastian Stamina DPS Skills Setup – Bow

  • Drake’s Blood: Great self-heal that also reduces incoming damage.
  • Searing Weapons: Boosts damage with Light and Heavy Attacks.
  • Piercing Arrow: Strong Snipe-like Ability.
  • Viper’s Bite: Direct and DOT Poison damage.
  • Trick Shot: Deals damage and immobilizes enemies.
  • Unleashed rage: Bastian’s Ultimate. Deals strong Flame damage and stuns enemies.

Bastian Tank Build for ESO

Wearing a full set of Heavy Armor with a combination of Bolstered and three Quickened pieces for reduced damage taken and better Ability cooldowns. The goal of the setup is to reduce incoming damage but you can also add some Vigorous pieces to boost Max Health.

PieceTypeTrait
HeadHeavyBolstered
ShouldersHeavyBolstered
HandsHeavyBolstered
LegsHeavyBolstered
ChestHeavyBolstered
WaistHeavyBolstered
FeetHeavyBolstered
NecklaceJewelQuickened
RingJewelQuickened
RingJewelQuickened
One Hand WeaponSword/Any 1HBolstered
Off HandShieldBolstered

Bastian Tank Skills Setup

  • Provoke: Taunt ability.
  • Drake’s Blood: Great self-heal that also reduces incoming damage.
  • On Guard: Provides a shield.
  • Ritual of Salvation: AOE effect that reduces damage taken.
  • Kindle: Strong heal ability.
  • Unleashed rage: Bastian’s Ultimate. Deals strong Flame damage and stuns enemies.

Bastian Healer Build for ESO

Wearing a full set of Light Armor with a combination of Soothing and three Augmented pieces for better healing done and better Buffs/Debuffs duration. The goal of the setup is to offer good heals and buffs. You can add Quickened pieces too for better ability cooldowns.

PieceTypeTrait
HeadLightSoothing
ShouldersLightSoothing
HandsLightSoothing
LegsLightSoothing
ChestLightSoothing
WaistLightSoothing
FeetLightSoothing
NecklaceJewelAugmented
RingJewelAugmented
RingJewelAugmented
StaffHealingSoothing

Bastian Healer Skills Setup

  • Searing Weapons: Boosts damage with Light and Heavy Attacks.
  • Drake’s Blood: Great self-heal that also reduces incoming damage.
  • Rejuvenation: Strong heal ability for both Bastian and nearby allies.
  • Reverse Entropy: Another strong healing spell.
  • Mending Incantation: Healing ability that also boosts Spell and Physical Resistance.
  • Unleashed rage: Bastian’s Ultimate. Deals strong Flame damage and stuns enemies.

FAQ – Bastian Build Guide

Where to Unlock Ember Companion in ESO?

You can find Ember near the Tor Draioch point of interest, North of Gonfalon Bay, the Capital of the High Isle zone. In order to unlock her as a companion complete her Quest “Tower of Trouble“. To learn more about ESO Companions you can read this ESO Companions System Guide.

Where to Unlock Isobel Companion in ESO?

You can find Isobel near the Castle Navire point of interest, West of Gonfalon Bay, the Capital of the High Isle zone. In order to unlock her as a companion complete her Quest “Tournament of the Heart“. To learn more about ESO Companions you can read this ESO Companions System Guide.

Where to Unlock Bastian Companion in ESO?

You can find Bastian in the Deepscorn Hollow objective along the southwest coast of Blackwood. In order to unlock him as a companion complete his Quest “Competition and Contracts“. To learn more about ESO Companions you can read this ESO Companions System Guide.

Where to Unlock Mirri Companion in ESO?

Mirri is found in the Doomvault Vulpinaz objective in northern Blackwood. In order to unlock her as a companion complete her Quest “Shattered and Scattered“. To learn more about ESO Companions you can read this ESO Companions System Guide.

How to level up Companions in ESO?

The Best Way to Level Up your Companions in ESO is by grinding XP at specific locations! For the best Grind Locations in ESO you can read this ESO Best XP Grinds Spots Guide!

Who is the Best Companion in ESO?

The Best Companion in ESO depends on the role you wish to fulfill with them! Overall, Isobel is the strongest Companion at the moment. To learn more about the Best Companion for every role, you can read this ESO Best Companion Guide!

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