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Stamina Sorcerer DPS PVE Build ESO

Tempest is a powerful Stamina Sorcerer DPS Build for every type of PVE Gameplay in ESO! This Stamsorc Build relies on strong Shock Damage and Class Pets to clear Solo and Group PVE content! Tempest is a flexible DPS Build that combines well Stamina and Magicka abilities to maximize your PVE potential. If you like the idea of a Shock based Warrior that can also command Pets in combat, then Tempest is the perfect Build for you!

An excellent Build to farm areas with many groups of enemies that can be very effective against single targets as well. The Build offers various setups, depending on the difficulty of content you wish to clear! To learn more about the Sorcerer Class, you can take a look at my Sorcerer Beginner Guide. For a Powerful Two Handed(2h) Stamina Sorcerer PVE Build, you can take a look at Wrecker. To challenge yourself in harder Solo Content, take a look at my Stamina Sorcerer Solo Build.

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Stamina Sorcerer DPS PVE Build Setup ESO

Tempest offers various setups for different levels of difficulty. Depending on the content you wish to complete you should change your gear based on the recommendations below! Below you can find setups for Trials Group DPS, a No Trial Gear Setup and a Beginner Setup(c160).

Trials Group DPS

This setup is for dedicated group gameplay, is using harder to find Trial gear and aims to help you achieve the best damage possible! If you wish to use the Build in harder group content, you should focus on getting the gear below. You can use this setup with a Mythic Set or a full Monster Set. Good alternative Sets include:

  • Coral Riptide
  • Ansuul’s Torment
  • Whorl of the Depths
  • Pillar of Nirn
  • Tarnished Nightmare
PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadSlimecraw/Kjalnar's NightmareLightDivinesMax. Stamina
Shoulders(Perfected) Arms of Relequen/Kjalnar's NightmareMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
Hands(Perfected) Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
LegsHarpooner's Wading Kilt/(Perfected) Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
Chest(Perfected) Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
Waist(Perfected) Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
Feet(Perfected) Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
NecklaceAegis CallerJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
RingAegis CallerJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
RingAegis CallerJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
One Handed WeaponAegis CallerDaggerChargedFire Damage
One Handed WeaponAegis CallerDaggerChargedPoison
Two Handed Weapon(Perfected)Merciless ChargeGreatswordInfusedWeapon Damage

No Trial Gear

The No-Trial Gear setup is meant for easier Solo but also easier Group PVE Gameplay. You can wear this setup if you are planning to play Overland content(Public Dungeons, World Bosses) or clear normal Dungeons. This setup is not strong enough to survive Solo Arenas like the Maelstrom ArenaVateshran Hollows and Infinite Archive. For this purpose you should use a dedicated Solo PVE Sorcerer Build.

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadKjalnar's NightmareMedium/LightDivinesMax. Stamina
ShouldersKjalnar's NightmareMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
HandsOrder's WrathMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
LegsOrder's WrathMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
ChestOrder's WrathMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
WaistOrder's WrathMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
FeetOrder's WrathMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
NecklaceAegis CallerJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
RingAegis CallerJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
RingAegis CallerJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
One Handed WeaponAegis CallerDaggerChargedFire Damage
One Handed WeaponAegis CallerDaggerChargedPoison
Two Handed Weapon(Perfected)Merciless ChargeGreatsword/Battle AxeInfusedWeapon Damage

Beginner Setup

This Stamina Sorcerer Beginner Build Setup will help you play as a Stamina Sorcerer early in the game! The goal of this setup is to help you become familiar and more efficient with the Stamina Sorcerer!

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadStormfistHeavy/Medium/LightDivinesMax. Stamina
ShouldersStormfistHeavy/Medium/LightDivinesMax. Stamina
HandsHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
LegsHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
ChestHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
WaistHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
FeetHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
NecklaceNight Mother's Gaze/MorkuldinJewelRobustStamina Recovery/Weapon Damage
RingNight Mother's Gaze/MorkuldinJewelRobustStamina Recovery/Weapon Damage
RingNight Mother's Gaze/MorkuldinJewelRobustStamina Recovery/Weapon Damage
One Handed WeaponNight Mother's Gaze/MorkuldinDaggerPrecise/Nirnhoned/ChargedFire Damage
One Handed WeaponNight Mother's Gaze/MorkuldinDaggerPrecise/ChargedAbsorb Stamina/Poison
Two Handed WeaponNight Mother's Gaze/MorkuldinGreatsword/Battle Axe/BowInfusedWeapon Damage

Armor Sets for Stamina Sorcerer DPS PVE Build ESO

These are the Best Armor Sets you can use with the Stamina Sorcerer PVE Build for Solo or Group Gameplay and a few good alternative options.

Best Skills for Stamina Sorcerer DPS PVE Build ESO

The skills of the Stamina Sorcerer DPS Build will help you maximize your potential and overall damage. The Build combines strong Magicka and Stamina based abilities to get the most out of the hybridization system. The Sorcerer is the Class of Shock damage and its stamina version can benefit a lot from using it in combat. Additionally you can summon powerful permanent and temporary Pets(Ultimate) to assist you in combat, deal more shock damage and boost your DPS!

Daedric PreyRapid StrikesBarbed TrapSummon Volatile FamiliarBound Armaments/Razor CaltropsFlawless Dawnbreaker
StampedeCarveHurricaneSummon Volatile FamiliarCritical SurgeSummon Charged Atronach
  • Daedric Prey(Daedric Curse): Deals damage and boosts the damage of you Pets.
  • Rapid Strikes(Flurry): Powerful spammable.
  • Barbed Trap(Trap Beast): Very good DOT damage and a boost to Critical Damage.
  • Summon Volatile Familiar(Summon Unstable Familiar): Pet that deals damage and assists with DPS.
  • Bound Armaments(Bound Armor): Summons Daggers that you can throw to enemies. When playing solo you can replace this skill with Razor Caltrops(Caltrops).
  • Flawless Dawnbreaker(Dawnbreaker): Buffs Weapon damage and deals great direct and DOT damage.
  • Stampede(Critical Charge): Powerful AOE damage skill.
  • Carve(Cleave): Great Bleed damage skill that applies a shield.
  • Hurricane(Lightning Form): Increases defenses and is constantly hurting enemies.
  • Critical Surge(Surge): Passive healing ability. You can replace it with Resolving Vigor(Vigor).
  • Summon Charged Atronach(Summon Storm Atronach): Main Ultimate. Deals Shock damage, sets enemies concussed and grants Major Berserk to allies.

Bow Back-Bar

If you wish to play with Bow as your Back-Bar Weapon, just replace Stampede and Carve with Endless Hail(Volley) and Poison Injection(Poison Arrow).

Passive Skills for Stamina Sorcerer DPS PVE Build ESO

Passive skills are always important for every character and can help you maximize the potential of your Stamina Sorcerer Build. Try to unlock them as fast as possible, so you can become stronger and tackle harder content faster. These are the Passive Skills you should unlock for the Stamina Sorcerer DPS PVE 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 Stamina Sorcerer DPS PVE Build ESO

Below you will find the best Champion Points setup for the Build. When allocating Champion points to Slottable and Passive Stars your primary goal is to create paths! Allocate the minimum required points to stars along your path in order to reach your desired Slottable Stars faster. Once you have unlocked all Stars, start allocating more Champion Points to them to fill them out. Focus on Slottable Stars first, then Passive Stars. 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, Wrathful Strikes, Fighting Finesse or Exploiter
  • Passive: Tireless Discipline, Piercing, Battle Mastery, Mighty, Quick Recovery, Hardy, Elemental Aegis, Preparation, Precision, Blessed, Eldritch Insight

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

Food and Potions for Stamina Sorcerer PVE Build

Artaeum Takeaway Broth is the Best Food for the Build while Essence of Weapon Power is the best option as Potions.

Info for Stamina Sorcerer DPS PVE Build

Several important info for the Stamina Sorcerer DPS PVE Build. What Mundus to use, the best race for the build and how to assign your attribute points.

Attribute Points

All points to Stamina.

Mundus Stone

The Thief to boost Critical Chance.

What Race is Best for Stamina Sorcerer PVE Build

The Best Race for the Stamina Sorcerer DPS Build in ESO is Dark Elf. Orc and Khajiit are nice alternative Races you can use for a DPS focused Build. Any Race with Stamina 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 Stamina Sorcerer DPS PVE Build ESO

Drink a potion, activate Critical Surge, set your Barbed Trap, cast Razor Caltrops(when solo). Use Stampede, Carve x3, Hurricane and switch bars. Continue with Summon Volatile Familiar, Bound Armaments, Daedric Prey, Rapid Strikes as your spammable. Keep attacking with Rapid Strikes and re cast the other skills when necessary. Use your Ultimates when ready and always Light Attack before every skill/action to boost your damage!

Companion for Stamina Sorcerer PVE Build ESO

If you wish to play Solo with the Stamina Sorcerer DPS Build, you can bring along a mighty Companion! Companions in ESO are helpful allies that can assist you in combat. Every Companion can fulfill every role in the game and help you enjoy ESO more by clearing content faster or by simply interacting with them and their charming personality! There are various Builds you can use for every available ESO Companion!

As a DPS focused character my recommendation is to bring along a Tank or Healer Companion! To find out which ESO Companion is the Best in every role you can take a look at my ESO Best Companion Guide! To further maximize the potential of your chosen Companion, you can wear the Telvanni Efficiency Set! A Crafted Set that reduces the cooldown of your Companions abilities, improving their damage and overall effects and assisting you further in combat.

ESO Stamina Sorcerer DPS PVE Build Summary

Tempest is a powerful Stamina Sorcerer DPS Build for every type of PVE Gameplay in ESO! This Stamsorc DPS Build combines powerful Pets and Shock Damage with Weapon abilities to clear Solo and Group PVE content in ESO successfully. Thanks to its great passive self heal, Tempest is an easy Sorcerer Build for ESO Beginners as well. A powerful Stamina Sorcerer DPS Build for Solo and Group content in ESO!

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