One Bar Magicka Necromancer DPS Build ESO

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One Bar Magicka Necromancer DPS

A flexible One Bar Magicka Necromancer DPS Build for Solo and Group PVE 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 Necromancer 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 Necromancer Solo Build. You can find more Builds in the Necromancer Builds page.

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One Bar Magicka Necromancer 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 Necromancer DPS Build

Skills for One Bar Magicka Necromancer 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.

Avid BoneyardRicochet SkullSkeletal ArcanistBlighted BlastbonesMystic Siphon/Spirit GuardianGlacial Colossus
  • Avid Boneyard(Boneyard): Frost AOE damage skill that allows us to use our own synergy to deal more damage and heal ourselves.
  • Ricochet Skull(Flame Skull): Main skill & spammable.
  • Skeletal Arcanist(Skeletal Mage): Undead minion that assists with shock attacks. Also creates a corpse on death.
  • Blighted Blastbones(Blastbones): Great source of damage for Necromancer.
  • Mystic Siphon(Shocking Siphon): Deals good shock damage but also restores Magicka. Essential skill for DPS and sustain that passively increases damage when slotted. Replace with Spirit Guardian(Spirit Mender) for Solo gameplay.
  • Glacial Colossus(Frozen Colossus): Powerful Frost damage Ultimate.

One Bar Magicka Necromancer 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 Necromancer 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.

Avid BoneyardUnstable Wall of ElementsSkeletal ArcanistBlighted BlastbonesMystic Siphon/Spirit GuardianGlacial Colossus
  • Avid Boneyard(Boneyard): Frost AOE damage skill that allows us to use our own synergy to deal more damage and heal ourselves.
  • Unstable Wall of Elements(Wall of Elements): Strong AOE damage skill.
  • Skeletal Arcanist(Skeletal Mage): Undead minion that assists with shock attacks. Also creates a corpse on death.
  • Blighted Blastbones(Blastbones): Great source of damage for Necromancer.
  • Mystic Siphon(Shocking Siphon): Deals good shock damage but also restores Magicka. Essential skill for DPS and sustain that passively increases damage when slotted. Replace with Spirit Guardian(Spirit Mender) for Solo gameplay.
  • Glacial Colossus(Frozen Colossus): Powerful Frost damage Ultimate.

Passive Skills for One Bar Magicka Necromancer DPS Build

Very important passive skills that can help you maximize the potential of your One Bar Magicka Necromancer Build.

Champion Points for One Bar Magicka Necromancer 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, Fortified, Rejuvenation, Boundless Vitality
  • Passive: Sprinter, Hasty, Tireless Guardian, Hero’s Vigor, Mystic Tenacity, Tumbling, Defiance

Consumables for One Bar Magicka Necromancer DPS Build

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

Info for One Bar Magicka Necromancer DPS Build

Several important info for the One Bar Magicka Necromancer 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 Necromancer DPS Build

High Elf – Dark Elf – Khajiit – Breton is the best Race for a DPS focused 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 for One Bar Magicka Necromancer DPS Build

Summon Skeletal Arcanist, attack with Blighted Blastbones, Avid Boneyard, Ricochet Skull, Blighted Blastbones, Ricochet Skull, Mystic Siphon, Blighted Blastbones. Keep attacking with Ricochet Skull and re cast Avid Boneyard, Skeletal Arcanist, Mystic Siphon when necessary. Use Blighted Blastbones after every two skills! Use Avid Boneyard’s synergy and your Ultimate when ready, always Light Attack before every skill to boost damage.

Rotation for One Bar Magicka Necromancer DPS Build – Heavy Attacks

Summon Skeletal Arcanist, attack with Blighted Blastbones, Avid Boneyard, Unstable Wall of Elements, Blighted Blastbones, Mystic Siphon, and assist with Heavy Attacks. Keep attacking with Heavy Attacks and re cast Avid Boneyard, Skeletal Arcanist, Unstable Wall of Elements, Mystic Siphon when necessary. Use Blighted Blastbones after every two skills! Use Avid Boneyard’s synergy and your Ultimate when ready.

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