ESO Poison DPS Build
A Poison based DPS PVE Build for The Elder Scrolls Online! The Build is using a combination of various Status effects to achieve good damage but is focusing on Poison damage skills and Armor Sets to create a fun gameplay!
For more Elemental and Status Effects Builds you can take a look at ESO Elemental Builds!
Table of Contents
- Armor Sets
- Passive Skills
- Champion Points
- Info (Attributes-Mundus-Race-Vampire/Werewolf)
- More Elemental Builds
Velidreth: Although a Disease based Monster Set, it fits well with the Build and deals good damage.
Venomous Smite: Strong Poison Set for single targets or groups of enemies.
Scavenging Demise: Another strong Poison Set that also debuffs enemies.
Velidreth: Veteran Cradle of Shadows, Urgarlag Chief-Bane
Venomous Smite: Western Skyrim, Overland
Scavenging Demise: Depths of Malatar Dungeon
|Hands||Venomous Smite||Medium||Divines||Max. Stamina|
|Legs||Venomous Smite||Medium||Divines||Max. Stamina|
|Chest||Venomous Smite||Medium||Divines||Max. Stamina|
|Waist||Venomous Smite||Medium||Divines||Max. Stamina|
|Feet||Venomous Smite||Medium||Divines||Max. Stamina|
|Necklace||Scavenging Demise||Jewel||Bloodthirsty||Weapon Damage|
|Ring||Scavenging Demise||Jewel||Bloodthirsty||Weapon Damage|
|Ring||Scavenging Demise||Jewel||Infused||Stamina Recovery|
|One Hand Weapon||Scavenging Demise||Dagger||Precise||Poison|
|One Hand Weapon||Scavenging Demise||Dagger||Charged||Fire|
|Two Handed Weapon||(Perfected)Merciless Charge/Scavenging Demise||Greatsword||Infused||Weapon Damage|
|Front Bar||Back Bar|
|Skill 1||Venomous Claw||Stampede|
|Skill 2||Rapid Strikes||Carve|
|Skill 3||Noxious Breath||Barbed Trap|
|Skill 4||Deadly Cloak||Hardened Armor|
|Skill 5||Camouflaged Hunter||Cauterize|
|Ultimate Skill||Flawless Dawnbreaker||Standard of Might|
Venomous Claw: Great poison DOT and direct damage skill.
Rapid Strikes: Powerful spammable.
Noxious Breath: It debuffs the enemy and deals great poison direct and DOT damage.
Deadly Cloak: Deals damage and Buffs.
Camouflaged Hunter: Slotted for the Passives.
Flawless Dawnbreaker: Our secondary Ultimate. It buffs our weapon damage and deals great direct and DOT damage.
Stampede: Powerful AOE damage skill.
Carve: Great Bleed damage skill that applies a shield.
Barbed Trap: Very good DOT damage and a boost to our Critical Damage.
Hardened Armor: Boosts defense and provides a Shield.
Cauterize: Great self heal ability.
Standard of Might: Our main strong Ultimate.
If you wish to play with Bow as your Back-Bar Weapon, replace Stampede and Carve with Endless Hail and Poison Injection. You can also add more Poison damage based skills like Acid Spray and Lethal Arrow.
- 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
Slottable Stars: Deadly Aim, Master-at-Arms, Fighting Finesse, Backstabber
Passive: Tireless Discipline, Piercing, Battle Mastery, Mighty, Quick Recovery, Hardy, Elemental Aegis, Preparation, Precision, Blessed, Eldritch Insight
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: Bloody Renewal, Strategic Reserve, Rejuvenation, Boundless Vitality
Passive: Sprinter, Hasty, Tireless Guardian, Hero’s Vigor, Mystic Tenacity, Tumbling, Defiance
We are using Artaeum Takeaway Broth as Food and Essence of Weapon Power as Potions.
All points to Stamina
Dark Elf – Orc – Khajiit
Vampire or Werewolf
Neither is necessary.
Drink a potion, buff yourself with Hardened Armor, Cauterize, set Barbed Trap, attack with Stampede, Carve x2 and switch bars.
Continue with Deadly Cloak, Noxious Breath, Venomous Claw, Rapid Strikes x6, switch bars. Stampede, Carve, Barbed Trap, switch bars and continue. Re apply Hardened Armor and Cauterize when necessary.
Use your Ultimates when ready and always Light Attack before every skill/action to boost damage!