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One Bar Magicka Sorcerer DPS

A fun and strong One Bar Magicka Sorcerer 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 Sorcerer Beginner Guide. For a traditional Magicka Sorcerer PVE Build, you can take a look at Overlord.

You can find more Builds in the Sorcerer Builds page.

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One Bar Magicka Sorcerer 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.

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
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 WrathJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingOrder's WrathJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingOakensoul RingJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
One Hand WeaponOrder's WrathDaggerNirnhonedFlame Damage
One Hand WeaponOrder's WrathDaggerChargedPoison

Armor Sets for One Bar Magicka Sorcerer DPS Build

Skills for One Bar Magicka Sorcerer 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 1Daedric Prey
Skill 2Crystal Fragments
Skill 3Endless Fury
Skill 4Summon Volatile Familiar
Skill 5Summon Twilight Tormentor/Critical Surge
Ultimate SkillGreater Storm Atronach

Passive Skills for One Bar Magicka Sorcerer DPS Build

Very important passive skills that can help you maximize the potential of your One Bar Magicka Sorcerer 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 Sorcerer 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, 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, 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 for One Bar Magicka Sorcerer DPS Build

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

Info for One Bar Magicka Sorcerer DPS Build

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

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

Cast Critical Surge(when Solo) and attack with Daedric Prey, Summon Volatile Familiar, Summon Twilight Tormentor(only when enemy’s HP is above 50%), Crystal Fragments. Keep attacking with Crystal Fragments and re apply Critical Surge(when Solo), Daedric Prey, Summon Volatile Familiar, Summon Twilight Tormentor(only when enemy’s HP is above 50%) when necessary.

Once the enemy’s HP drops below 20% replace Crystal Fragments with Endless Fury. Always use Crystal Fragments when it procs(even below 20% HP) and Greater Storm Atronach when it is ready. Light Attack before every skill to boost damage.

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