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ESO Stamina DPS Sets

The Best Stamina DPS Sets in ESO! The Elder Scrolls Online has a plethora of Armor Sets you can use and combine to create the build of your choice. These Armor Sets can fulfill different roles and help you play as a Damage Dealer, Healer or Tank.

With this post we will take a look at the best Stamina DPS Sets as well as the Best Monster Sets for Stamina DPS roles in The Elder Scrolls Online.

If you are interested in other roles you can check my Magicka DPS Sets guide or Best Tank Sets guide or Best Healer Sets guide. For the Best Hybrid DPS Sets you can take a look here.

If you are looking for the Best Mythic Items in ESO, you can take a look at my ESO Best Mythic Sets Guide!

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What are the Best Stamina DPS Sets for PVE in ESO

Below you can find the Best Stamina DPS Sets for PVE Gameplay in ESO!

Arms of Relequen

Location: Summerset, Cloudrest Trial – Standard & Perfected Version

Arms of Relequen is one of the best Stamina DPS Armor Sets in the game right now. Perfect for every kind of PVE content, from solo gameplay to Trials groups. Its 5 piece bonus increases our Physical Damage significantly and boosts our overall DPS.

Its perfected version adds extra Stamina, so both versions are quite effective. You can focus on farming the standard version, which is easier and achieve great results.

Pillar of Nirn

Location: Falkreath Hold Dungeon

Pillar of Nirn is a powerful Stamina DPS Set that boosts your offensive stats and deals extra Bleed damage. The Set can work well for pure Stamina Builds but also Hybrid Builds of any kind!

Kinras’s Wrath

Location: Black Drake Villa Dungeon

Kinras’s Wrath is a great DPS Set that grants you Major Berserk and buffs your entire group with Minor Berserk as well. Great option for both Solo & Group content for almost every type of Build.

Sul-Xan’s Torment

Location: Blackwood, Rockgrove Trial

Sul-Xan’s Torment boosts your Critical Chance and Damage when killing enemies. A very good option to boost your overall damage.

Coral Riptide

Location: Dreadsail Reef Trial, High Isle

Coral Riptide is another great DPS Set with pure offensive bonuses. It boosts your Weapon and Spell Damage based on your missing Stamina. Mostly good for Group content and can replace Arms of Relequen if you are good at Stamina management.

Berserking Warrior

Location: Craglorn, Hel Ra Citadel Trial

Berserking Warrior or Advancing Yokeda as it is also known, is one of the strongest DPS Sets in the game. Since this is a Heavy Armor Set we are mostly using its Jewels and Weapons in PVE gameplay. It requires Melee Weapons to use it effectively, so it might not be the best option for a few builds.

Aegis Caller

Location: Unhallowed Grave Dungeon

Aegis Caller is another great DPS Set for PVE Builds. Its effects boost your Damage, Stamina Recovery and calls a Lesser Aegis to deal Bleed damage to enemies. An amazing Set to deal AOE damage and deal with multiple enemies.

Hunding’s Rage

Location: Reaper’s March, Bangkorai, The Rift – Crafted

A crafted Armor Set, perfect for almost everyone and every situation. Despite being a starter Stamina Armor Set, Hunding’s Rage is a good option for Magicka Builds and veteran players as well. Easy to get and use.

Vicious Serpent

Location: Craglorn Trials – Aetherian Archive, Hel Ra Citadel, Sanctum Ophidia

Vicious Serpent is another great main armor alternative that is focusing on Stamina management. This set is offering reduced cost for our Stamina skills and the ability to restore Stamina with every kill.

Great option if you are struggling with Stamina management and in general harder Solo content, like the Veteran Maelstrom Arena.

Order’s Wrath

Location: High Isle, Crafted

Order’s Wrath is a great option for Stamina and Magicka DPS Builds, that can boost Critical Chance, Damage, Weapon and Spell Damage! Perfect for Solo and Group content!

Tzogvin’s Warband

Location: Frostvault, Normal & Veteran mode

Tzogvins Warband is a great DPS set that boosts Critical Chance and provides the Minor Force buff. This allows you to boost your Critical damage and free a skill slot.

Briarheart

Location: Wrothgar, Overland

Briarheart is a nice Set to use with Critical Damage based Builds. It boosts your Damage when dealing Critical damage and heals you. Very effective for solo gameplay.

Back-Alley Gourmand

Location: Galen, Overland

Back -Alley Gourmand is a great alternative to Order’s Wrath, especially if you do not have access to the High Isle zone! The Set requires the use of a Food Buff to activate and is a Light Armor Set! Which means that Stamina based Builds can use its Weapons and Jewelry more effectively!

Diamond’s Victory

Location: Blackwood, Crafted

A great Crafted Set for Magicka and Stamina DPS Builds. Diamond’s Victory can boost your offensive stats when fighting in close combat or from range.

Deadly Strike

Location: Cyrodiil, Bruma Vendor – PVP Rewards

Deadly Strike is a nice DPS Set, especially effective when combined with DOT builds. This set can boost your damage from DOT and Channeled abilities significantly and increase your overall DPS. Very nice option for Templar Solo or DPS Builds!

Grisly Gourmet

Location: Red Petal Bastion

Grisly Gourmet is a Stamina DPS Set that can also support your group in PVE, thanks to the buffs it offers.

Deadlands Demolisher

Location: The Deadlands, Crafted

Deadlands Demolisher is a great Set for One Hand and Shield DPS Builds, that rely on Bash damage.

Plaguebreak

Location: Rewards for the Worthy

Plaguebreak can deal strong Disease damage to multiple enemies.

Tooth of Lokkestiiz

Location: Elsweyr, Sunspire Trial – Standard & Perfected Version

Tooth of Lokkestiiz is a strong Armor Set that can be combined with Arms of Relequen in Trials and in general organized group PVE content (dungeons, arenas etc). A good Set to wear in specific environments with a group that provides synergies constantly. Not a great option for solo – overland gameplay or for playing with random groups.

Heartland Conqueror

Location: Blackwood, Crafted

Heartland Conqueror is a potent Crafted Set that boosts the effectiveness of Weapon Traits by 100%.

War Machine

Location: Vvardenfell, Halls of Fabrication Trial

War Machine is basically a Trials buffing Set. Essential for your Trial group and in general organized group gameplay. Not the best option for solo-overland gameplay.

Crusader

Location: Volenfell Dungeon

Crusader can boost your damage but also provide you with a shield and your group with the Minor Courage buff.

Essence Thief

Location: White-Gold Tower Dungeon

Essence Thief is a rather strong Stamina Set, good for solo and group gameplay. Its special effect can restore our Health, Stamina but also boost significantly our Damage.

Leviathan

Location: Crypts of Heart I & II, Normal & Veteran mode

Leviathan is a great option to boost Critical Chance and Stamina. Decent starter option.

Strength of the Automaton

Location: Darkshade Caverns I & Darkshade Caverns II, Normal & Veteran mode

Strength of the Automaton is good until you can get stronger gear. Decent starter option.

Twice-Fanged Serpent

Location: Craglorn, Sanctum Ophidia Trial

Twice-Fanged Serpent is a decent option to increase your Offensive Penetration and boost your overall DPS.

New Moon Acolyte

Location: Southern Elsweyr, Crafted

New Moon Acolyte is an excellent crafted Set that is boosting Weapon/Spell Damage-Critical and can be used by every build/character. Mostly a PVP set that can be useful in some PVE content as well. Its extra ability cost makes it somewhat difficult to use in PVE though.

Yandir’s Might

Location: Western Skyrim, Kyne’s Aegis Trial, normal and perfected version

Yandir’s Might is a decent DPS set that works well with critical damage based builds. Its special effect boosts our Damage but it requires a fully charged Heavy attack to get the most out of it. This condition makes it somewhat harder to use.

Dragonguard Elite

Location: Southern Elsweyr, Overland

Dragonguard Elite is very similar to Berserking Warrior with almost identical performance. The Set is sacrificing some Critical to get more Stamina recovery, something that makes it a better option for new players. As an Overland Set is also easier to farm.

Shadow of the Red Mountain

Location: Stonefalls, Overland

Shadow of the Red Mountain boosts Damage, Critical Chance and Maximum Stamina with its 2 to 4 pieces. This makes it a good option for every Stamina build. Its special effect deals additional Flame damage whenever we deal damage with a weapon.

Spriggan’s Vigor

Location: Shipwright’s Regret Dungeon, Normal and Veteran

Spriggan’s Vigor is a nice Stamina based set that can help with sustain. Good for Solo gameplay.

Agility

Location: Daily Dungeon Reward – Imperial City

Agility is a Stamina Set with 3 bonuses only. We use it often as a starter Set. We can also use it to complete builds with special weapons or without a Monster Set.

What are the Best Stamina DPS Sets for PVP in ESO

Below you can find the Best Stamina DPS Sets for PVP Gameplay in ESO!

Heartland Conqueror

Location: Blackwood, Crafted

Heartland Conqueror is a great PVP Set that boosts the effectiveness of Weapon Traits by 100%.

Eternal Vigor

Location: Western Skyrim, Overland

Eternal Vigor is an amazing PVP support Set. A Heavy Armor Set that can boost your attributes’ recovery but also grant you superb Health Recovery when low on Health. A must have survival Set for Magicka and Stamina PVP Builds.

Titanborn Strength

Location: Icereach Dungeon

Titanborn Strength is a great DPS Set for PVP Builds. The lower your health the higher your Damage and Penetration. Combined with a Sustain Set, it can help you create a powerful PVP Build.

Plaguebreak

Location: Rewards for the Worthy

Plaguebreak can deal strong Disease damage to multiple enemies.

Spriggan’s Thorns

Location: Bangkorai, Overland

Spriggans Thorns is an excellent offensive Set that boosts Damage and Penetration. Can be really strong for specific builds and a nice option for both PVE and PVP gameplay.

Venomous Smite

Location: Western Skyrim, Overland

Venomous Smite is another good Stamina DPS option that can deal damage to single targets and groups of enemies.

New Moon Acolyte

Location: Southern Elsweyr, Crafted

New Moon Acolyte is an excellent crafted Set that is boosting Weapon/Spell Damage-Critical and can be used by every build/character. Mostly a PVP set that can be useful in some PVE content as well. Its extra ability cost makes it somewhat difficult to use in PVE though.

Stuhn’s Favor

Location: Western Skyrim, Hunter’s House

Stuhn’s Favor is an offensive Crafted set that can boost your Physical/Spell Penetration when you damage an Off-Balance enemy. A great option for PVP Builds.

Clever Alchemist

Location: Hew’s Bane, No Shira Workshop, Crafted

Clever Alchemist boosts our Weapon and Spell Damage when we drink a potion during combat. Reliable PVP set since it is easy to trigger whenever we want.

Mark of the Pariah

Location: Wrothgar, Overland

Mark of the Pariah is a powerful defensive set that can boost survivability in PVP. You can use it as Body armor or Weapons and Jewelry.

Deadly Strike

Location: Cyrodiil, Bruma Vendor – PVP Rewards

Deadly Strike is strong for PVP Builds as well, especially for builds that rely on DOT and Channeled builds. Mostly good for Templars.

Plague Slinger

Location: Scalecaller Peak Dungeon, Normal and Veteran

Plague Slinger deals good poison damage to enemies, whenever we take damage. Hard to evade and effective.

Warrior’s Fury

Location: Cyrodiil, Rewards for the Worthy

Warrior’s Fury is a strong DPS PVP Set that can boost our Damage when we take damage. We can use it as jewels and Weapons but also on body since Heavy armor can be useful in PVP.

Ancient Dragonguard

Location: Southern Elsweyr, Tideholm – Dragonguard Armory, Crafted

Another essential for PVP Armor Set. Ancient Dragonguard offers great damage and defense. When above 50% health it boosts our damage while below 50% it boosts our Resistances. Despite offering both Weapon and Spell Damage this set is better suited for Stamina DPS Builds.

Witch-Knight’s Defiance

Location: The Reach, Overland

Witch-Knight’s Defiance is a good PVP Set you can combine with Poison based Builds. You can also use it in PVE.

Bone Pirate’s Tatters

Location: Blackheart Haven, Normal & Veteran mode

Basically a Stamina Sustain Armor Set that is focusing on giving us more Stamina and better Stamina Recovery. Bone Pirate’s Tatters is an essential PVP set that helps with stamina sustain. Mostly a beginner set.

Shadow of the Red Mountain

Location: Stonefalls, Overland

Shadow of the Red Mountain boosts Damage, Critical Chance and Maximum Stamina with its 2 to 4 pieces. This makes it a good option for every Stamina build. Its special effect deals additional Flame damage whenever we deal damage with a weapon.

Eternal Hunt

Location: Hew’s Bane, The Lost Pavilion, Crafted

Eternal Hunt leaves a poisonous rune every time we roll dodge. Very good defensive set that can help classes that roll dodge a lot, like the Nightblade.

Azureblight Reaper

Location: Lair of Maarselok Dungeon, Normal and Veteran

Azureblight Reaper is a decent option for DOT based PVP Builds.

Marksman’s Crest

Location: Cyrodiil – Home Elite Gear Vendor, Rewards for the Worthy

Marksman’s Crest is the best option for Bow based PVP Builds. The set reduces the Stamina cost of our abilities and boosts Bow abilities’ damage against players.

Poisonous Serpent

Location: Craglorn, Hel Ra Citadel Trial

Poisonous Serpent deals additional Poison damage to enemies with a Poison Damage ability on them. Good for DOT builds.

Scavenging Demise

Location: Depths of Malatar Dungeon, Normal and Veteran

Scavenging Demise is another decent Poison Damage based PVP set, suitable for DOT builds.

Sheer Venom

Location: Imperial City Prison Dungeon, Normal and Veteran

Sheer Venom deals strong damage when we are using an execute ability, allowing us to finish enemies faster. Good for normal PVP Builds but also Gank builds.

Must Have Stamina DPS Monster Sets ESO

Below you can find the Best Stamina DPS Monster Sets for ESO.

Kjalnar’s Nightmare

Location:

Despite dealing Magic Damage, Kjalnar’s Nightmare is a powerful Monster Set for PVE Stamina DPS Builds thanks to its great damage. It requires good Light Attack Weaving to get the best results though.

Stormfist

Location:

  • Head – Veteran Tempest Island
  • Shoulders – Glirion the Redbeard

Stormfist is a great DPS Monster Set for mostly PVE content. It provides Stamina recovery and procs reliably from melee and ranged attacks. Perfect for every type of Stamina DPS.

Selene

Location:

  • Head – Veteran Selene’s Web
  • Shoulders – Glirion the Redbeard

Selene is one of the best Stamina DPS option for melee Stamina DPS builds. It requires melee damage to proc so you have to be close to your target to take advantage of this Monster Set. Mostly useful in PVE but can work well in PVP too.

Velidreth

Location:

  • Head – Veteran Cradle of Shadows
  • Shoulders – Urgarlag Chief Bane

Velidreth is another good Stamina DPS Monster Set. It boosts Weapon Damage and deals Disease Damage with its special effect. It does not require Melee attacks to proc which makes it a great option for Builds that rely on ranged attacks as well.

Slimecraw

Location:

  • Head – Veteran Wayrest Sewers I
  • Shoulders – Maj Al-Ragath

Slimecraw is one of the best options to boost Critical Chance and get the Minor Berserk buff permanently. Great option for PVE, decent for PVP as well. Usually combined as a 1-Piece Set with the Harpooner’s Wading Kilt Mythic Item in DPS Builds.

Balorgh

Location:

  • Head – Veteran March of Sacrifices
  • Shoulders – Urgarlarg Chief-Bane

Balorgh boosts Weapon and Spell Damage, as well as Physical and Spell Penetration significantly when using an Ultimate. Mostly a PVP Monster Set that works well with Gank Builds.

Kra’gh

Location:

Kragh is another decent option for melee users that want to increase their Penetration.

Zoal the Ever-Wakeful

Location:

  • Head – Imperial City – Elven Gardens District, Zoal the Ever-Wakeful
  • Shoulders – Tel Var Merchant

Zoal the Ever-Wakeful is a PVP Monster Set that fears enemies and boosts your Damage.

Engine Guardian

Location:

Engine Guardian restores Health, Magicka and Stamina when we use an ability. Mostly a PVP Monster Set that increases survivability.

What are the Best Mythic Sets for Stamina DPS in ESO

Below you can find the Best Mythic Sets for Stamina DPS in ESO!

Harpooner’s Wading Kilt

Harpooner’s Wading Kilt is a powerful Mythic Item, that can boost your Critical Chance and Critical Damage. This makes it one of the best Mythic Items for Stamina DPS in the game! An essential Armor piece for almost every DPS Build.

In order to obtain it, you need to discover its five leads and unearth their fragments with the System of Antiquities. To scry for the Leads you need to be level 7 in Scrying and have the Antiquarian Insight IV Passive unlocked. To find all five Leads for the item, you can take a look at my Harpooner’s Wading Kilt Leads Guide.

Death Dealer’s Fete

Death Dealer’s Fete is another great Mythic Item for DPS in ESO! This item boosts your Attributes and is helpful for almost every type of content!

In order to obtain it, you have to discover its five leads and unearth their fragments with the System of Antiquities. To scry for the Leads you need to be level 7 in Scrying and have the Antiquarian Insight IV Passive unlocked. To find all five Leads for the item, you can take a look at my Death Dealer’s Fete Leads Guide.

Mora’s Whispers

Mora’s Whispers is a great alternative to Harpooner’s Wading Kilt. It can boost your Critical Chance but this depends on how many books of Shalidor’s Library you have collected with each character.

In order to obtain it, you have to discover its five leads and unearth their fragments with the System of Antiquities. To scry for the Leads you need to be level 7 in Scrying and have the Antiquarian Insight IV Passive unlocked. To find all five Leads for the item, you can take a look at my Mora’s Whispers Leads Guide.

Oakensoul Ring

The Oakensoul Ring is another good option for DPS Builds but will be mostly useful to Heavy Attack based Builds, thanks to its Empower Buff.

In order to obtain it, you have to discover its five leads and unearth their fragments with the System of Antiquities. To scry for the Leads you need to be level 7 in Scrying and have the Antiquarian Insight IV Passive unlocked. To find all five Leads for the item, you can take a look at my Oakensoul Ring Leads Guide.

Thrassian Stranglers

Thrassian Stranglers is a good alternative for DPS but has more severe drawbacks than the other options. It can boost your Damage at the cost of reduced Health and damage shields effectiveness.

In order to obtain it, you have to discover its five leads and unearth their fragments with the System of Antiquities. To scry for the Leads you need to be level 7 in Scrying and have the Antiquarian Insight IV Passive unlocked. To find all five Leads for the item, you can take a look at my Thrassian Stranglers Leads Guide.

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