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One Bar Magicka Dragonknight DPS

A fun One Bar Magicka Dragonknight DPS Build for Solo and Group Gameplay in ESO! The build is using the Oakensoul Ring Mythic Item to boost its damage and capabilities! Thanks to the buffs from this ring, we can focus only on offensive skills and achieve great damage with this one bar build!

If you are a new player, you can take a look at my Dragonknight 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 Dragonknight Solo Build.

You can find more Builds in the Dragonknight Builds page.

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One Bar Magicka Dragonknight DPS Build Setup

The following setup will help you complete almost every PVE content in The Elder Scrolls Online! You can use the Law of Julianos set for a starter, more beginner approach. You can also wear (Perfected)Bahsei’s Mania or (Perfected) Mantle of Siroria instead of (Perfected)Whorl of the Depths.

HeadSlimecrawLightDivinesMax. Magicka
ShouldersOrder's WrathLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Hands(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Legs(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax.Magicka
Chest(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Waist(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Feet(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax. Magicka
NecklaceOrder's WrathJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
RingOrder's WrathJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
RingOakensoul RingJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
One Hand WeaponOrder's WrathDaggerNirnhonedFlame Damage
One Hand WeaponOrder's WrathDaggerChargedPoison

Armor Sets for One Bar Magicka Dragonknight DPS Build

Skills for One Bar Magicka Dragonknight DPS Build

The following Skills will help you achieve great DPS for Group content but will also help you in Solo Gameplay.

 Front Bar
Skill 1Eruption
Skill 2Molten Whip
Skill 3Burning Embers
Skill 4Engulfing Flames
Skill 5Flames of Oblivion/Cauterize
Ultimate SkillStandard of Might
  • Eruption(Ash Cloud): Strong AOE-DOT Fire skill
  • Molten Whip(Lava Whip): Spammable and an important skill for the build, thanks to its Seething Fury passive.
  • Burning Embers(Searing Strike): Strong Flame DOT offensive skill that also works as a self-heal.
  • Engulfing Flames(Fiery Breath): Another good flame DOT skill that makes enemies vulnerable to fire damage.
  • Flames of Oblivion(Inferno): A nice support offensive skill that attacks nearby enemies. Replace with Cauterize(Inferno) for Solo Gameplay.
  • Standard of Might(Dragonknight Standard): Powerful Ultimate.

Passive Skills for One Bar Magicka Dragonknight DPS Build

Very important passive skills that can help you maximize the potential of your One Bar Magicka Dragonknight 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
  • 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 for One Bar Magicka Dragonknight DPS 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: Deadly Aim, Master-at-Arms, Fighting Finesse, Backstabber

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


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

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


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

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

Consumables for One Bar Magicka Dragonknight DPS Build

We are using Clockwork Citrus Filet and Essence of Magicka/Tri-Stat Potions.

Info for One Bar Magicka Dragonknight DPS Build

Several important info for the Magicka Dragonknight DPS 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 Thief to boost Critical Chance.

What Race is Best for One Bar Magicka Dragonknight DPS Build

High Elf – Dark Elf – Khajiit – Breton is best race for a Magicka Dragonknight DPS 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 One Bar Magicka Dragonknight DPS Build

Cast Flames of Oblivion or Cauterize(Solo), attack with Eruption, Engulfing Flames, Burning Embers, Molten Whip. Keep attacking with Molten Whip and re cast Flames of Oblivion or Cauterize(Solo), Eruption, Engulfing Flames, Burning Embers when necessary.

Use your Ultimate when ready and always Light Attack before every skill to boost your damage!

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