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Magicka Templar PVE Build – Holy Fire

Magicka Templar PVE Build

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Description

Holy Fire is a flexible Magicka Templar PVE Build that relies on strong AOE-DOT and Direct Fire damage skills. The build is utilizing skills that can DPS, heal and replenish Magicka, making it a great option for every PVE content.

For a Stamina Templar PVE Build you can take a look at Light Warrior.

If you are a new player, you can take a look at my Templar Beginner Guide.

If you are looking for a Solo PVE Build for Arenas like the Maelstrom Arena and Vateshran Hollows, take a look at my Magicka Templar Solo Build.

You can find more Builds in the Templar Builds page.

Armor Sets

One piece of Slimecraw for Group content to boost Critical Chance. Kjalnar’s Nightmare if you prefer a full Monster Set.

(Perfected)Whorl of the Depths: Strong Frost damage based Trial Set. (Perfected)Bahsei’s Mania or (Perfected) Mantle of Siroria as an alternative.

Deadly Strike: Great Templar Set. Kinras’s Wrath as an alternative.

(Perfected)Crushing Wall: Powerful Ability Altering Set that boosts overall damage.

Mother’s Sorrow: Boosts Spell Critical and overall damage.

Harpooner’s Wading Kilt: Boosts Critical Chance and Critical Damage when dealing Direct Damage.

War Maiden. Great Set to boost our many Magic Damage based spells.

Sets Location

Slimecraw: Veteran Wayrest Sewers I, Maj Al-Ragath

(Perfected)Whorl of the Depths: (Veteran)Dreadsail Reef Trial

Deadly Strike: Cryrodiil, Bruma Vendor

Harpooner’s Wading Kilt: Antiquities Reward

(Perfected)Crushing Wall: (Veteran) Maelstrom Arena

(Perfected)Bahsei’s Mania: (Veteran) Rockgrove Trial

Kinras’s Wrath: Black Drake Villa Dungeon

(Perfected) Mantle of Siroria: (Veteran) Cloudrest Trial

Mother’s Sorrow: Deshaan, Overland

Kjalnar’s Nightmare: Vet. Unhallowed Grave, Urgarlag Chief-Bane

War Maiden: Vvardenfell, Overland

Group Gameplay

Dedicated group focused build to achieve the best damage possible.

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadSlimecraw/Kjalnar's NightmareLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Shoulders(Perfected)Whorl of the Depths/Kjalnar's NightmareLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Hands(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax. Magicka
LegsHarpooner's Wading Kilt/(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsMedium/LightDivinesMax.Magicka
Chest(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Waist(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Feet(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax. Magicka
NecklaceDeadly StrikeJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingDeadly StrikeJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingDeadly StrikeJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
StaffDeadly StrikeInfernoPreciseFlame Damage
Staff(Perfected) Crushing WallInfernoInfusedWeapon Damage

Solo/Group Gameplay

No-Trial gear setup for easier solo/group gameplay that can complete almost every PVE content.

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadSlimecraw/Kjalnar's NightmareLight/Medium/HeavyDivinesMax. Magicka
ShouldersMother's Sorrow/Kjalnar's NightmareLight/Medium/HeavyDivinesMax. Magicka
HandsMother's SorrowLightDivinesMax. Magicka
LegsHarpooner's Wading Kilt/Mother's SorrowLightDivinesMax.Magicka
ChestMother's SorrowLightDivinesMax. Magicka
WaistMother's SorrowLightDivinesMax. Magicka
FeetMother's SorrowLightDivinesMax. Magicka
NecklaceWar MaidenJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingWar MaidenJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingWar MaidenJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
StaffWar MaidenFlamePreciseFlame Damage
Staff(Perfected) Crushing Wall/War MaidenFlameInfusedWeapon Damage

Beginner Setup

A beginner but effective setup to use until you can farm better gear.

Ilambris: Veteran Crypt of Hearts I, Glirion the Redbeard

Law of Julianos: Wrothgar – Crafted

Armor of the Seducer: Grahtwood, Stormhaven, Deshaan – Crafted

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadIlambrisHeavy/Medium/LightDivinesMax. Magicka
ShouldersIlambrisHeavy/Medium/LightDivinesMax. Magicka
HandsLaw of JulianosLightDivinesMax. Magicka
LegsLaw of JulianosLightDivinesMax.Magicka
ChestLaw of JulianosLightDivinesMax. Magicka
WaistLaw of JulianosLightDivinesMax. Magicka
FeetLaw of JulianosLightDivinesMax. Magicka
NecklaceArmor of the SeducerJewelArcaneMag. Recovery/Spell Damage
RingArmor of the SeducerJewelArcaneMag. Recovery/Spell Damage
RingArmor of the SeducerJewelArcaneMag. Recovery/Spell Damage
StaffArmor of the SeducerFlamePreciseFlame Damage
StaffArmor of the SeducerFlame/LightningInfusedWeapon Damage

Skills

 Front BarBack Bar
Skill 1Puncturing SweepMystic Orb
Skill 2Solar BarrageUnstable Wall of Elements
Skill 3Radiant OppressionBarbed Trap
Skill 4Ritual of RetributionHarness Magicka
Skill 5Inner LightSpell Symmetry
Ultimate SkillShooting StarCrescent Sweep

Puncturing Sweep: Powerful spammable that also heals.

Solar Barrage: Great skill to damage nearby enemies and to empower our light attacks.

Radiant Oppression: Our Execute ability. Start using it once the enemy’s health drops below 25%.

Ritual of Retribution: Strong AOE skill that is constantly damaging enemies.

Inner Light: Slotted for the passives.

Shooting Star: Secondary Ultimate that deals great direct and DOT flame damage.

Mystic Orb: Strong AOE damage skill.

Unstable Wall of Elements: Great Fire AOE damage skill.

Barbed Trap: Additional DOT damage but we are mainly using it for the boost to our Critical Damage.

Harness Magicka: Shield ability for extra protection.

Spell Symmetry: Use it when low on Magicka to restore it.

Crescent Sweep: Main Ultimate.

Passive Skills

  • All Passive Skills from your Class’ Lines
  • All Passive Skills from Weapon Lines you are using
  • Passive Skills from Armor Lines you are using
  • Passive Abilities from Guild lines(Fighters Guild, Mages Guild, Psijic Order) that affect your skills/Build
  • Fighters Guild Passives: Intimidating Presence, Slayer, Banish the Wicked, Skilled Tracker
  • Mages Guild Passives: Mage Adept, Everlasting Magic, Magicka Controller, Might of the Guild
  • Undaunted Passives
  • Your Racial Passives
  • Medicinal Use Passive from Alchemy to boost the effectiveness of Potions

Champion Points

Warfare

Slottable Stars: Wrathful Strikes, Master-at-Arms, Backstabber/Fighting Finesse, Biting Aura

Passive: Eldritch Insight, Piercing, Flawless Ritual, War Mage, Quick Recovery, Hardy, Elemental Aegis, Preparation, Precision, Blessed, Tireless Discipline

Craft

Slottable Stars: Rationer, Liquid Efficiency, Master Gatherer, Plentiful Harvest

Passive: Gilded Fingers, Fortune’s Favor, Wanderer, Steadfast Enchantment, Treasure Hunter(slottable, required for path)

Fitness

Slottable Stars: Siphoning Spells, Strategic Reserve, Rejuvenation, Boundless Vitality

Passive: Sprinter, Hasty, Tireless Guardian, Hero’s Vigor, Mystic Tenacity, Tumbling, Defiance

Consumables

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

Info

Attribute Points

All points to Magicka.

Mundus Stone

The Thief.

Race

High Elf – Dark Elf – Khajiit – Breton

Vampire or Werewolf

Neither is necessary.

Rotation

Drink a potion, set Barbed Trap, attack with Mystic Orb, Unstable Wall of Elements.

Switch bars and continue with Ritual of Retribution, Solar Barrage, Puncturing Sweep x5-6. Switch bars, Mystic Orb, Unstable Wall of Elements, Barbed Trap, switch bars and continue.

Once the enemy’s Health drops below 25% start using Radiant Oppression. Use Spell Symmetry to restore Magicka when low.

Use Crescent Sweep when ready and always Light Attack before every skill/action!

More Templar Builds

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