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Stamina Warden Beginner

Welcome to my Stamina Warden Beginner Build for ESO! The Build is designed for c160 and beyond and will help you level up but also farm better Armor Sets. You can use it to clear PVE content Solo or with a group! Thanks to its great sustain, you will never have to worry about resources. As you level up and unlock better gear you can upgrade to a stronger DPS or Solo Stamina Warden Build.

The Build is focusing on c160 and above simply because that is when having a proper build matters! Before you reach c160 all you have to worry about is leveling up and unlocking as many skill lines and skills as possible. c160 is also the gear cap in ESO, so after you hit that level every Set piece you drop is good to use forever! Here is a list of a few beginner guides that will help you level up faster and more efficiently as a Stamina Warden:

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Stamina Warden Beginner Build Setup

The core of the Build is two Crafted 5-piece Sets that you can get easily from other players or even craft yourself! You can have the Sets ready and use them as soon as you reach c160! To complement the Build we are using Jewelry from the Agility Set. Order’s Wrath is a great upgrade to Hunding’s Rage!

HeadMorkuldin/StormfistMedium/HeavyDivinesMax. Stamina
ShouldersMorkuldin/StormfistMedium/LightDivinesMax. Stamina
HandsHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
LegsHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
ChestHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
WaistHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
FeetHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
NecklaceAgility/MorkuldinJewelRobustStamina Recovery
RingAgility/MorkuldinJewelRobustStamina Recovery
RingMorkuldinJewelRobustStamina Recovery
One Handed WeaponMorkuldinDaggerChargedFire Damage
One Handed WeaponMorkuldinDaggerChargedPoison
Two Handed WeaponMorkuldinBowInfusedWeapon Damage

Epic(purple) quality is more than enough for the Build. Your first goal is to farm a Monster Set to wear and replace Agility Jewelry with Morkuldin! Stormfist is a great option.

Armor Sets for Stamina Warden Beginner Build

Skills for Stamina Warden Beginner Build

The following skills are strong against single targets and groups of enemies in PVE! They will also help you practice your Light Attack Weaving!

Deadly CloakCutting DiveDeep FissureBarbed TrapBird of PreyWild Guardian
Endless HailPoison InjectionBull NetchLotus BlossomResolving VigorWild Guardian
  • Deadly Cloak(Blade Cloak): Strong DPS skill
  • Cutting Dive(Dive): Spammable
  • Deep FIssure(Scorch): Our strongest skill. Deals great AOE damage.
  • Barbed Trap(Trap Beast): Very good DOT damage and a boost to our Critical Damage.
  • Bird of Prey(Falcon’s Swiftness): We have this skill on our bar only for the passive boost to our damage. No need to use it.
  • Wild Guardian(Feral Guardian): Our only and very strong Ultimate. Is constantly damaging enemies and can work as an execute ability.
  • Endless Hail(Volley): Strong AOE damage skill.
  • Poison Injection(Poison Arrow): Strong Poison skill.
  • Bull Netch(Betty Netch): Very important self-buff. Boosts our weapon damage and is essential for our sustain.
  • Lotus Blossom(Lotus Flower): Passive Healing ability.
  • Resolving Vigor(Vigor): Main Healing ability.

Other skills you can use include Growing Swarm(Swarm), Ice Fortress(Frost Cloak), Arctic Blast(Arctic Wind).

Passive Skills for Stamina Warden Beginner Build

Very important passive skills that can help you maximize the potential of your Stamina Warden Beginner 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 Warden Beginner Build

Below you will find the best Champion Points setup(c160) 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.


  • Eldritch Insight: 10
  • Quick Recovery: 10
  • Tireless Discipline: 10
  • Piercing: 10
  • Presicion: 14


  • Gilded Fingers: 18
  • Fortune’s Favor: 10
  • Wanderer: 15
  • Steadfast Enchantment: 10


  • Sprinter: 10
  • Hasty: 8
  • Hero’s Vigor: 10
  • Bloody Renewal(Slottable): 10
  • Rejuvenation(Slottable): 15

Consumables for Stamden Beginner Build

We are using Dubious Camoran Throne and Essence of Stamina as Potions.

Info for Stamina Warden Beginner Build

Several important info for the Stamina Warden Beginner 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 Lover to boost Penetration or the Thief to boost Critical Chance.

What Race is best for Stamina Warden Beginner Build

Dark Elf – Orc – Khajiit is the best race for a Stamina 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 Warden Beginner Build

Buff yourself with Bull Netch, Lotus Blossom, set your Barbed Trap and attack with Endless Hail, Poison Injection. Switch bars and continue with Deadly Cloak, Ultimate(if ready), Deep Fissure, Cutting Dive x5-6, Deep Fissure. Use Cutting Dive as your spammable and re cast the other skills when necessary. Heal with Resolving Vigor if you have to. Wild Guardian can work as a great execute ability once the enemy’s health drops below 25%. Always Light Attack before every skill/action to boost damage and use your Ultimate when ready!

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