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Sharp-as-Night Build Guide

This Sharp-as-Night Build Guide will show you the Best Sharp-as-Night Companion Builds for every role in ESO! Companions are special NPC that assist players in combat in The Elder Scrolls Online. Sharp-as-Night is a Warden-like Companion that can fulfill any role in the game, from DPS to Tank and Healer. The primary role of Companions is to help players complete content faster. They are especially helpful to new players and can assist when dealing with easy or medium difficulty enemies. They are not however the best for harder content and they cannot efficiently replace other players.

If you want to learn more about Companions, you can take a look at my ESO Companions System Guide. If you want to know how to level up Sharp-as-Night fast, you can take a look at my Companion Leveling Guide. For the Best Companion for every role, you can read my ESO Best Companion Guide.

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Sharp-as-Night Builds for ESO

Sharp-as-Night is a great Healer and Tank thanks to his Racial Passive and Unique Skills! He can fulfill every role successfully but shines as a Healer. Sharp can also make a cool Frost Mage companion because of its Warden based skills! His perk “Sharp’s Patience” makes him a great companion for players that enjoy fishing!

Where can i unlock Sharp-as-Night Companion in ESO

You can find Sharp-as-Night right outside the Telvanni Peninsula Capital, Necrom, near the Outlaws Refuge entrance! To unlock him as a companion, complete his quest “The Double Edge”.

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Sharp-as-Night Location

Sharp-as-Night Magicka DPS Build ESO – Frost Mage

To get the best ability cooldown and damage we are wearing a full set of Medium Armor with the Quickened Trait! To turn Sharp into a fun Frost Mage we should pick an Ice Staff as his weapon.

PieceTypeTrait
HeadMediumQuickened
ShouldersMediumQuickened
HandsMediumQuickened
LegsMediumQuickened
ChestMediumQuickened
WaistMediumQuickened
FeetMediumQuickened
NecklaceJewelQuickened
RingJewelQuickened
RingJewelQuickened
StaffIceQuickened

Sharp-as-Night Magicka DPS Skills Setup

  • Sleetmail: Defensive ability
  • Swoop: Main damage ability
  • Infest: Deals damage and debuffs enemy
  • Cold Snap: Frost AOE and Crowd Control ability
  • Snow Squall: Strong Heal
  • Gore: Ultimate

Sharp-as-Night Stamina DPS Build ESO – Two Handed

To get the best ability cooldown and damage we are wearing a full set of Medium Armor with the Quickened Trait! You can use any Two Handed Weapon.

PieceTypeTrait
HeadMediumQuickened
ShouldersMediumQuickened
HandsMediumQuickened
LegsMediumQuickened
ChestMediumQuickened
WaistMediumQuickened
FeetMediumQuickened
NecklaceJewelQuickened
RingJewelQuickened
RingJewelQuickened
Two Handed WeaponAny 2HQuickened

Sharp-as-Night Stamina DPS Skills Setup – Two Handed

  • Sleetmail: Defensive ability
  • Staggering Swing: Main damage ability
  • Infest: Deals damage and debuffs enemy
  • Cold Snap: Frost AOE and Crowd Control ability
  • Snow Squall: Strong Heal
  • Gore: Ultimate

Sharp-as-Night Stamina DPS Build ESO – Dual Wield

To get the best ability cooldown and damage we are wearing a full set of Medium Armor with the Quickened Trait! You can use any combination of Dual Wield Weapons.

PieceTypeTrait
HeadMediumQuickened
ShouldersMediumQuickened
HandsMediumQuickened
LegsMediumQuickened
ChestMediumQuickened
WaistMediumQuickened
FeetMediumQuickened
NecklaceJewelQuickened
RingJewelQuickened
RingJewelQuickened
One Handed WeaponAxe/Any 1HQuickened
One Handed WeaponDagger/Any 1HQuickened

Sharp-as-Night Stamina DPS Skills Setup – Dual Wield

  • Sleetmail: Defensive ability
  • Swift Assault: Main damage ability
  • Infest: Deals damage and debuffs enemy
  • Cold Snap: Frost AOE and Crowd Control ability
  • Snow Squall: Strong Heal
  • Gore: Ultimate

Sharp-as-Night Stamina DPS Build ESO – Bow

To get the best ability cooldown and damage we are wearing a full set of Medium Armor with the Quickened Trait!

PieceTypeTrait
HeadMediumQuickened
ShouldersMediumQuickened
HandsMediumQuickened
LegsMediumQuickened
ChestMediumQuickened
WaistMediumQuickened
FeetMediumQuickened
NecklaceJewelQuickened
RingJewelQuickened
RingJewelQuickened
Two Handed WeaponBowQuickened

Sharp-as-Night Stamina DPS Skills Setup – Bow

  • Sleetmail: Defensive ability
  • Piercing Arrow: Main damage ability
  • Infest: Deals damage and debuffs enemy
  • Cold Snap: Frost AOE and Crowd Control ability
  • Snow Squall: Strong Heal
  • Gore: Ultimate

Sharp-as-Night Healer Build ESO

To get the best ability cooldown and healing we are wearing a full set of Light Armor with a combination of Soothing and Quickened Traits!

PieceTypeTrait
HeadLightSoothing
ShouldersLightSoothing
HandsLightSoothing
LegsLightSoothing
ChestLightSoothing
WaistLightSoothing
FeetLightSoothing
NecklaceJewelQuickened
RingJewelQuickened
RingJewelQuickened
StaffHealingQuickened

Sharp-as-Night Healer Skills Setup

  • Petals of the Hunter: Strong passive healing skill
  • Mystic Fortress: Shield ability
  • Fungal Forage: Main healing ability
  • Rejuvenation: Another strong healing
  • Snow Squall: Strong Heal
  • Gore: Ultimate

Sharp-as-Night Tank Build ESO

To get the best ability cooldown and tanking we are wearing a full set of Heavy Armor with a combination of Bolstered and Quickened Traits!

PieceTypeTrait
HeadHeavyBolstered
ShouldersHeavyBolstered
HandsHeavyBolstered
LegsHeavyBolstered
ChestHeavyBolstered
WaistHeavyBolstered
FeetHeavyBolstered
NecklaceJewelQuickened
RingJewelQuickened
RingJewelQuickened
One Hand WeaponSword/Any 1HQuickened
Off HandShieldQuickened

Sharp-as-Night Tank Skills Setup

  • Sleetmail: Defensive ability
  • Provoke: Taunt ability
  • On Guard: Provides a Shield
  • Petals of the Hunter: Strong passive healing skill
  • Snow Squall: Strong Heal
  • Gore: Ultimate

Sharp-as-Night is a great Healer and a very good Tank Companion! He can assist you with heals in combat but also deal good damage with his several offensive skills!

FAQ – Sharp-as-Night Build Guide

Where to Unlock Ember Companion in ESO?

You can find Ember near the Tor Draioch point of interest, North of Gonfalon Bay, the Capital of the High Isle zone. In order to unlock her as a companion complete her Quest “Tower of Trouble“. To learn more about ESO Companions you can read this ESO Companions System Guide.

Where to Unlock Isobel Companion in ESO?

You can find Isobel near the Castle Navire point of interest, West of Gonfalon Bay, the Capital of the High Isle zone. In order to unlock her as a companion complete her Quest “Tournament of the Heart“. To learn more about ESO Companions you can read this ESO Companions System Guide.

Where to Unlock Bastian Companion in ESO?

You can find Bastian in the Deepscorn Hollow objective along the southwest coast of Blackwood. In order to unlock him as a companion complete his Quest “Competition and Contracts“. To learn more about ESO Companions you can read this ESO Companions System Guide.

Where to Unlock Mirri Companion in ESO?

Mirri is found in the Doomvault Vulpinaz objective in northern Blackwood. In order to unlock her as a companion complete her Quest “Shattered and Scattered“. To learn more about ESO Companions you can read this ESO Companions System Guide.

Where to Unlock Azandar Companion in ESO?

You can find Azandar right outside the Cipher’s Midden village in the Apocrypha zone. In order to unlock him as a companion complete his Quest “The Fateweaver Key“. To learn more about ESO Companions you can read this ESO Companions System Guide.

Where to Unlock Sharp Companion in ESO?

You can find Sharp right outside the Necrom Capital of the Telvanni Peninsula zone. In order to unlock him as a companion complete his Quest “The Double Edge“. To learn more about ESO Companions you can read this ESO Companions System Guide.

How to level up Companions in ESO?

The Best Way to Level Up your Companions in ESO is by grinding XP at specific locations! For the best Grind Locations in ESO you can read this ESO Best XP Grinds Spots Guide!

Who is the Best Companion in ESO?

The Best Companion in ESO depends on the role you wish to fulfill with them! Overall, Isobel is the strongest Companion at the moment. To learn more about the Best Companion for every role, you can read this ESO Best Companion Guide!

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