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Stamina Warden Bow DPS

Archer is a Stamina Warden Bow only PVE Build. We are utilizing the Warden’s unique nature and skills to create a pure ranged, Bow only build. A balanced and strong PVE Build, perfect for everyone that enjoys playing with the Bow as their main weapon. Archer can complete almost every PVE content.

If you are a new player, you can take a look at my Warden Beginner Guide. For a Dual Wield/Bow Stamina Warden PVE Build you can take a look at Force of Nature. If you are looking for a Solo PVE Build for Arenas like the Maelstrom Arena and Vateshran Hollows, take a look at my Stamina Warden Solo Build. You can find more Builds in the Warden Builds page.

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Stamina Warden Bow DPS Build Setup

This Setup will help you complete almost every PVE content in game with success. From easy Solo to harder Group gameplay! You can also use (Perfected)Coral Riptide, Hunding’s Rage or Order’s Wrath as alternative sets.

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
NecklacePillar of NirnJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
RingPillar of NirnJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
RingPillar of NirnJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
Two Handed WeaponPillar of NirnBowCharged/PrecisePoison
Two Handed Weapon(Perfected)Thunderous VolleyBowInfusedWeapon Damage

Armor Sets for Stamina Warden Bow DPS Build

Skills for Stamina Warden Bow DPS Build

The following Skills will help you achieve great DPS for Group content. There are also alternative skills for Solo Gameplay.

Fetcher InfectionCutting DiveSubterranean AssaultBarbed TrapBird of Prey/Razor CaltropsWild Guardian
Endless HailPoison InjectionBull NetchArctic BlastLotus BlossomWild Guardian
  • Fetcher Infection(Swarm): Great damage DOT skill for our Warden.
  • Cutting Dive(Dive): Very strong Warden ranged skill and our spammable.
  • Subterranean Assault(Scorch): Very strong offensive skill that attacks everyone in the area in front of you.
  • 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. When playing solo replace Bird of Prey with Razor Caltrops(Caltrops) for its debuff.
  • Wild Guardian(Feral Guardian): Our only and very strong Ultimate. Is constantly damaging enemies and can work as an execute ability.
  • Endless Hail(Volley): One of our strong AOE-DOT skills.
  • Poison Injection(Poison Arrow): Great DOT damage skill that deals strong poison damage.
  • Bull Netch(Betty Netch): Very important self-buff. Boosts our weapon damage and is essential for our sustain.
  • Arctic Blast(Arctic Wind): Strong Heal ability that deals great damage as well.
  • Lotus Blossom(Lotus Flower): Passive Healing skill.

Passive Skills for Stamina Warden Bow DPS Build

Very important passive skills that can help you maximize the potential of your Warden Bow 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 Bow DPS Build

Below you will find the best Champion Points setup 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.


  • Slottable Stars: Deadly Aim, Master-at-Arms, Wrathful Strikes, Biting Aura/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, Steed’s Blessing
  • Passive: Gilded Fingers, Fortune’s Favor, Wanderer, Steadfast Enchantment, Treasure Hunter(slottable, required for path)


  • Slottable Stars: Celerity, Fortified, Rejuvenation, Boundless Vitality
  • Passive: Sprinter, Hasty, Tireless Guardian, Hero’s Vigor, Mystic Tenacity, Tumbling, Defiance

Consumables for Stamina Warden Bow Build

We are using Artaeum Takeaway Broth/Dubious Camoran Throne as Food and Essence of Weapon Power/Crit. as Potions.

Info for Stamina Warden Bow DPS Build

Several important info for the Warden Bow 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 Warden Bow Build

Dark Elf – Orc – Khajiit is the best race 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 Warden Bow DPS Build

Buff yourself with Bull Netch, Lotus Blossom, drink a potion, set your Barbed Trap and switch bars. Attack with Endless Hail, Poison Injection, Arctic Blast and switch bars. Continue with Razor Caltrops(when solo), Fetcher Infection, Subterranean Assault, Cutting Dive as your spammable. Keep attacking with Cutting Dive and re cast the other skills when necessary. Wild Guardian can work as a great execute ability once the enemy’s health drops below 25%. Always Light Attack before every skill/action!

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