ESO One Bar Magicka Dragonknight DPS Build

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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! The Build is offering a Light Attack Weaving Setup as well as a pure Heavy Attack Setup!

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. The Order’s Wrath Crafted Set is a great alternative. You can also replace Aegis Caller with the Pillar of Nirn Set if you wish.

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadSlimecrawLightDivinesMax. Magicka
ShouldersAegis CallerMediumDivinesMax. 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
NecklaceAegis CallerJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingAegis CallerJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingOakensoul RingJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
One Hand WeaponAegis CallerDaggerChargedFlame Damage
One Hand WeaponAegis CallerDaggerChargedPoison

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. This setup is meant for Light Attack Weaving.

Burning TalonsMolten WhipBurning EmbersEngulfing FlamesFlames of Oblivion/CauterizeStandard of Might
  • Burning Talons(Dark Talons): 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.

One Bar Magicka Dragonknight DPS Build – Heavy Attack Setup

For an effective Heavy Attack Setup, you can use the following gear.

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadSlimecrawLightDivinesMax. Magicka/Stamina
ShouldersSergeant’s MailHeavyDivinesMax. Magicka/Stamina
HandsStorm MasterMediumDivinesMax. Magicka/Stamina
LegsStorm MasterMediumDivinesMax. Magicka/Stamina
ChestStorm MasterMediumDivinesMax. Magicka/Stamina
WaistStorm MasterMediumDivinesMax. Magicka/Stamina
FeetStorm MasterMediumDivinesMax. Magicka/Stamina
NecklaceSergeant’s MailJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingSergeant’s MailJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingOakensoul RingJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
StaffSergeant’s MailLightningCharged/PreciseShock Damage

Skills for One Bar Magicka Dragonknight DPS Build – Heavy Attack Setup

The following Skills will help you achieve great DPS for Group content but will also help you in Solo Gameplay. This setup is meant for Heavy Attacks.

EruptionBurning TalonsBurning EmbersEngulfing FlamesFlames of Oblivion/CauterizeStandard of Might
  • Eruption(Ash Cloud): Strong AOE-DOT Fire skill
  • Burning Talons(Dark Talons): Strong AOE-DOT Fire skill
  • 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.

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.

Warfare

  • Slottable Stars: Deadly Aim, Master-at-Arms, Fighting Finesse, Wrathful Strikes(Backstabber)
  • 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, Steed’s Blessing
  • Passive: Gilded Fingers, Fortune’s Favor, Wanderer, Steadfast Enchantment, Treasure Hunter(slottable, required for path)

Fitness

  • Slottable Stars: Celerity, Rejuvenation, Boundless Vitality, Fortified
  • 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 Burning Talons, Engulfing Flames, Burning Embers, Molten Whip. Keep attacking with Molten Whip and re cast Flames of Oblivion or Cauterize(Solo), Burning Talons, Engulfing Flames, Burning Embers when necessary. Use your Ultimate when ready and always Light Attack before every skill to boost your damage!

Rotation for One Bar Magicka Dragonknight DPS Build – Heavy Attacks

Cast Flames of Oblivion or Cauterize(Solo), attack with Eruption, Burning Talons, Engulfing Flames, Burning Embers and assist with Heavy Attacks. Keep attacking with Heavy Attacks and re cast Flames of Oblivion or Cauterize(Solo), Eruption, Burning Talons, Engulfing Flames, Burning Embers when necessary. Use your Ultimate when ready.

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