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Werewolf DPS PVE Build ESO

The Beast is a powerful Werewolf DPS Build for every type of PVE gameplay in ESO. The Build utilizes the amazing Werewolf transformation system and skill line to offer a unique experience in The Elder Scrolls Online. You can use this DPS Build with every Stamina based character and Build. All you need to do is replace one of your Ultimates with the Werewolf Berserker Ultimate, accumulate enough Ultimate and transform into a Werewolf to cast its unique skills.

The Beast is an amazing Werewolf DPS build for Group content that you can also use in easier Solo gameplay. To maximize the potential of the Build you should use the Oakensoul Ring Mythic Item, a superb Set that offers a plethora of Buffs to its wearer! To learn more about the Werewolf system in ESO, you can take a look at my Werewolf Guide. If you wish to challenge yourself in harder Solo Content with a Werewolf Solo PVE Build you can take a look at Bloodlust.

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Werewolf DPS PVE Build Setup ESO

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. However you can use the same setup in easier Solo but also easier Group PVE Gameplay. You can keep the Sets combination as it is or replace Arms of Relequen with Order’s Wrath for a No Trial Setup! 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 Werewolf Solo Build. A few more good alternative Sets you can use with this Build are Aegis Caller and Tarnished Nightmare.

HeadSlimecrawLightDivinesMax. Stamina
Shoulders(Perfected) Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
Hands(Perfected) Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
LegsPillar of NirnMediumDivinesMax. 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
RingOakensoul RingJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
One Handed WeaponPillar of NirnDaggerChargedFire Damage
One Handed WeaponPillar of NirnDaggerChargedPoison

Armor Sets for Werewolf DPS PVE Build ESO

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

Best Skills for Werewolf PVE Build ESO

The Werewolf Skills of the Build focus on dealing great direct and Bleed damage to your targets. They can also buff you with powerful effects and heal you while in combat. The Werewolf DPS Build is a combination of raw direct damage and Damage over Time effects that will assist you when clearing PVE content of any kind in ESO!

Howl of AgonyBrutal PounceClaws of LifeHircine's RageDeafening RoarWerewolf Berserker
  • Werewolf Berserker(Werewolf Transformation): Transform into this Morph for the great Bleed damage. This skill will be your main bar’s Ultimate when not transformed.
  • Howl of Agony(Piercing Howl): The build’s strong spammable.
  • Brutal Pounce(Pounce): Use it as a gap closer but also to trigger Brutal Carnage.
  • Claws of Life(Infectious Claws): Great disease DOT and healing.
  • Hircine’s Rage(Hircine’s Bounty): Main heal that you can also use to get Major Berserk.
  • Deafening Roar(Roar): Use this skill to debuff enemies.

Passive Skills for Werewolf DPS PVE Build ESO

Passive skills are always important for every character and can help you maximize the potential of your Werewolf 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 Werewolf DPS 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
  • Werewolf Passives: Devour, Pursuit, Blood Rage, Savage Strength, Call of the Pack
  • Undaunted Passives
  • Your Racial Passives
  • Medicinal Use Passive from Alchemy to boost the effectiveness of Potions

Champion Points for Werewolf 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.


  • Slottable Stars: Deadly Aim, Master-at-Arms, Wrathful Strikes, Fighting Finesse(Exploiter with Order’s Wrath)
  • 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: Bloody Renewal, Fortified, Rejuvenation, Boundless Vitality
  • Passive: Sprinter, Hasty, Tireless Guardian, Hero’s Vigor, Mystic Tenacity, Tumbling, Defiance

Food and Potions for Werewolf PVE Build

Artaeum Takeaway Broth or Orzorga’s Smoked Bear Haunch is the Best Food for the Build while Essence of Weapon Power or Essence of Stamina are the best options as Potions.

Info for Werewolf PVE Build

Several important info for the 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 Werewolf PVE

The Best Race for the Werewolf 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

Werewolf is essential!

Best Rotation for Werewolf PVE Build ESO

Drink a potion and use Hircine’s Rage to get Major Berserk. Deafening Roar(Solo) to debuff enemies, Brutal Pounce x2 to trigger Brutal Carnage, Claws of Life to apply its disease DOT and get some healing, Howl of Agony as your main, spammable attack. Continue attacking with Howl of Agony and re cast Deafening Roar(Solo), Brutal Pounce x2, Claws of Life, Hircine’s Rage when necessary. Always Light Attack before skills to boost your DPS.

Companion for Werewolf DPS PVE Build ESO

If you wish to play Solo with the Werewolf 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 Werewolf DPS PVE Build Summary

The Beast is a powerful Werewolf DPS Build for every type of PVE Gameplay in ESO! A flexible Build that utilizes the unique Werewolf transformation system and skills, which you can use with every Stamina based Build and character. To transform into a mighty Werewolf all you need to do is replace one of your Ultimates in your normal Build with the Werewolf Berserker Ultimate! The Beast is a perfect Build for harder Group content but also easier Group content and Solo gameplay!

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