Powerful Magden PVP Group Build for ESO – Master of Time

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Magden PVP Build ESO

Master of Time is a powerful Magden PVP build in ESO, that relies on Frost based skills to deal damage and crowd control enemies. The Build is designed to dominate the battlefield and provide valuable support to your party in Battlegrounds and Open World PVP areas, like Cyrodiil and the Imperial City! Thanks to the Warden Class strong Frost Based abilities, Master of Time can immobilize your enemies and give time to your party to finish them. A great PVP Build to control choke-points in group versus group fights.

Master of Time is a powerful Support Magden PVP Build for Group versus Group fights, that can assist your team to win! To learn more about the Warden Class you can read my Warden Beginner Guide. For a different Magicka Warden PVP Build you can take a look at Frozen.

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Best Magden PVP Build Setup ESO

The Build is designed to crowd control and immobilize enemies with its powerful Warden Frost based skills! A Group versus Group oriented PVP Build that can support your party with damage and AOE Skills. A Frost Warden PVP Build basically, that puts emphasis on immobilizing and destroying enemies with strong Warden skills! Some good alternative Sets you can use include:

HeadIceheartMediumImpenetrableMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
ShouldersIceheartLightImpenetrableMax. Magicka
HandsShacklebreakerLightImpenetrableMax. Magicka
LegsShacklebreakerLightInfusedMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
ChestShacklebreakerHeavyInfusedMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
WaistShacklebreakerLightImpenetrableMax. Magicka
FeetShacklebreakerLightImpenetrableMax. Magicka
NecklaceDark ConvergenceJewelInfusedSpell Damage
RingDark ConvergenceJewelInfusedMagicka Recovery
RingDark ConvergenceJewelInfusedMagicka Recovery
StaffDark ConvergenceFlameSharpenedEscapist's Poison IX
StaffDark ConvergenceFrostDefendingDrain Health Poison IX

Best Armor Sets for Magden PVP Build ESO

These are the Best Armor Sets you can use with the Build. The Sets will help you maximize your Crowd Control capabilities, damage and survivability!

Best Skills for Magden PVP Build ESO

The Build is using Frost Damage Based Skills from the Warden skill lines, to maximize your Crowd Control potential and make it easier to control enemies! The Goal of this Magicka Warden PVP Build, is to assist your party by immobilizing enemies and defending choke-points. You can still deal good Frost Damage and debuff enemies with your offensive abilities however.

Crushing ShockFetcher InfectionDeep FissureArctic BlastBird of PreyIce Comet
Winter's RevengeUnstable Wall of ElementsBlue BettyIce FortressLotus BlossomPermafrost
  • Crushing Shock(Force Shock): Powerful Spammable.
  • Fetcher Infection(Swarm): Great damage DOT skill.
  • Deep Fissure(Scorch): Great damage skill against slowed and immobilized enemies that also applies Major Breach to everyone in an area.
  • Arctic Blast(Arctic Wind): Self-heal ability that also deals AOE frost damage and stuns enemies.
  • Bird of Prey(Falcon’s Swiftness): Placed for the passives. Can use it to boost speed.
  • Ice Comet(Meteor): Offensive Ultimate. Deals good damage and can immobilize enemies.
  • Winter’s Revenge(Impaling Shards): Strong frost based crowd control ability.
  • Unstable Wall of Elements(Wall of Elements): Another strong AOE skill.
  • Blue Betty(Betty Netch): Very important self-buff.
  • Ice Fortress(Frost Cloak): Great self and group defensive buff.
  • Lotus Blossom(Lotus Flower): Self heal ability.
  • Permafrost(Sleet Storm): Defensive Ultimate.

Best Passive Skills for Magden PVP Build ESO

Passive skills are always important for every character and can help you maximize the potential of your Magicka Warden PVP Build. Try to unlock them as fast as possible, so you can become stronger faster. These are the Passive Skills you should unlock for the Magicka Warden Build.

  • 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
  • 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

Best Champion Points for Magden PVP Build ESO

Below you will find the best Champion Points setup for the Build. Champion Points are disabled in Battlegrounds but will affect your Build in the CP enabled Cyrodiil or Imperial City zones. 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.


  • Slottable: Deadly Aim, Master-at-Arms or Thaumaturge, Wrathful Strikes or Biting Aura, Ironclad
  • Passive: Eldritch Insight, Piercing, Flawless Ritual, War Mage, Quick Recovery, Hardy, Elemental Aegis, Preparation, Precision, Blessed, Tireless Discipline


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


  • Slottable: Rationer, Liquid Efficiency, Master Gatherer, Steed’s Blessing
  • Passive: Out of Sight, Fleet Phantom, Gilded Fingers, Fortune’s Favor, Wanderer, Steadfast Enchantment

Best Food and Potions for Magden PVP Build

Clockwork Citrus Filet is the Best Food for the Build while Essence of Immovability(Magicka Version) is the best option as Potions.

Best Poisons for Magicka Warden PVP Build ESO

Escapist’s Poison IX and Drain Health Poison IX are the Best Poisons for the Build. For the best Potions and Poisons Recipes you can take a look at my Alchemy Guide!

Info for Magden PVP Build

Several important info for the Magicka Warden PVP 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 Apprentice for better Spell Damage or the Atronach for better Magicka Recovery.

What Race is Best for Magden PVP Build

The Best Race for the Magicka Warden PVP Build in ESO is High Elf. Dark Elf, Breton, Khajiit and Argonian are decent alternatives. 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.

Best Rotation for Magden PVP Build ESO

Buff yourself with Blue Betty, Ice Fortress and Lotus Blossom. Always keep your buffs up for sustain and maximum protection. Attack with Winter’s Revenge, Unstable Wall of Elements, Deep Fissure, Fetcher Infection and finish your target with Crushing Shock. Heal and Damage with Arctic Blast. Use your Ultimates when ready and always Light Attack before skills!

ESO Magicka Warden PVP Build Summary

Master of Time is a powerful, support Magden PVP Build for Group versus Group fights in Battlegrounds and Open World PVP areas in ESO. The Build is using strong Frost Damage based Warden abilities, to crowd control and immobilize enemies in combat. The goal of the Build is to assist your party to defend successfully and destroy your enemies with AoE and Crowd Control effects. Master of Time is a great Magden PVP Build in ESO, for players that enjoy controlling the flow of combat and defending their parties!

FAQ – Magden PVP Build ESO

Is Warden good for PVP in ESO?

The Warden is a strong and flexible Class for PVP in ESO, with access to several support skills! Stamina Wardens are powerful Burst Damage dealers in PVP, while Magicka Wardens can deal Frost Damage, Heal and Crowd Control enemies! To learn more about ESO Classes in PVP, you can read this ESO Best PVP Class Guide!

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