Magicka Dragonknight PVP Build ESO

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Magicka Dragonknight PVP

Infernum is a Magicka Dragonknight PVP Build designed for Battlegrounds and Open World PVP. A sturdy, Fire damage based Magicka Dragonknight Build. Infernum offers insane defense, good heals and great Fire damage. A powerful Magdk PVP Build! If you are a new player, you can take a look at my Dragonknight Beginner Guide. For a Stamina Dragonknight PVP Build you can take a look at Unbroken. You can find more Builds in the Dragonknight Builds page.

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Magicka Dragonknight PVP Build Setup

The Build is utilizing the Gaze of Sithis Mythic Set, a superb Defensive item that makes it easier to survive and deliver your damage! Some good alternative Sets you can use include:

HeadGaze of SithisHeavyImpenetrable/InfusedMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
ShouldersBalorghLightImpenetrableMax. Magicka
HandsArmor of the TraineeLightImpenetrableMax. Magicka
LegsArmor of the TraineeLightImpenetrable/InfusedMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
ChestHeartland ConquerorMediumImpenetrable/InfusedMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
WaistHeartland ConquerorLightImpenetrableMax. Magicka
FeetHeartland ConquerorLightImpenetrableMax. Magicka
NecklaceRallying CryJewelInfusedSpell Damage
RingRallying CryJewelInfusedSpell Damage
RingRallying CryJewelInfusedSpell Damage
StaffHeartland ConquerorFlameSharpened/ChargedEscapist's Poison IX
StaffRallying CryRestorationDefendingDrain Health Poison IX

Armor Sets for Magicka Dragonknight PVP Build

These are the Best Armor Sets you can use with the Build. The Sets will help you maximize your damage potential and survivability!

Skills for Magicka Dragonknight PVP Build

The following skills will help you stay alive but also get the kills!

Molten WhipBurning EmbersMolten ArmamentsCoagulating BloodElemental Susceptibility/Elemental DrainFerocious Leap
Engulfing FlamesRadiating RegenerationFossilizeHardened ArmorCauterizeLight's Champion
  • Molten Whip(Lava Whip): Strong spammable and a very important skill for the build, thanks to its Seething Fury passive.
  • Burning Embers(Searing Strike): Strong Flame DOT offensive skill that can also heal.
  • Molten Armaments(Molten Weapons): Boosts Weapon and Spell Damage.
  • Coagulating Blood(Dragon Blood): Main self-heal ability.
  • Elemental Susceptibility(Weakness to Elements): Powerful Debuff. Can also use Elemental Drain(Weakness to Elements) for better sustain.
  • Ferocious Leap(Dragon Leap): Offensive Ultimate. Use it to deal damage, gain a shield and restore resources.
  • Engulfing Flames(Fiery Breath): Another good flame DOT skill that makes enemies vulnerable to fire damage.
  • Radiating Regeneration(Regeneration): Essential for survival.
  • Fossilize(Petrify): Strong stun ability.
  • Hardened Armor(Spiked Armor): Valuable defensive ability. Increases resistances, deals damage to nearby enemies and provides a Shield.
  • Cauterize(Inferno): Strong passive healing.
  • Light’s Champion(Panacea): Defensive Ultimate. Massive heal and a boost to Critical Damage.

Passive Skills for Magicka Dragonknight PVP Build

Very important passive skills that can help you maximize the potential of your Magicka Dragonknight PVP Build.

Champion Points for Magicka Dragonknight PVP 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: Deadly Aim, Master-at-Arms, Wrathful Strikes, Ironclad
  • Passive: Eldritch Insight, Piercing, Flawless Ritual, War Mage, Quick Recovery, Hardy, Elemental Aegis, Preparation, Precision, Blessed, Tireless Discipline


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


  • Slottable: Rationer, Liquid Efficiency, Master Gatherer, Steed’s Blessing
  • Passive: Out of Sight, Fleet Phantom, Gilded Fingers, Fortune’s Favor, Wanderer, Steadfast Enchantment

Consumables for Magdk PVP Build

We are using Orzorga’s Smoked Bear Haunch as food and Essence of Immovability as Potions.

Escapist’s Poison IX and Drain Health Poison IX as Poisons.

For Potions and Poisons Recipes you can take a look at my Alchemy Guide!

Info for Magicka Dragonknight PVP Build

Several important info for the Magdk PVP Build. What Mundus to use, the best race for the build and how to assign your attribute points.

Attribute Points

All points to Magicka.

Mundus Stone

The Atronach for better Magicka Recovery.

What Race is best for MagDk PVP Build

High Elf – Dark Elf – Breton is the best Race for a Magdk PVP Build. Any Race with Magicka 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 Magicka Dragonknight PVP Build

Buff yourself with Hardened Armor, Cauterize, Molten Armaments. Apply Elemental Susceptibility, get closer to your target, stun with Fossilize and attack with Engulfing Flames to apply fire vulnerability. Continue with Burning Embers and Molten Whip. Heal with Radiating Regeneration and Coagulating Blood. Use Ferocious Leap or Light’s Champion when ready and try to always Light Attack before skills for a boost to your damage.

FAQ – Magicka Dragonknight PVP Build

Is Magicka Dragonknight good for PVP?

Magicka Dragonknight is a powerful Class for PVP in ESO with insane Burst Damage, Defense and Heals! MagDk can survive against multiple enemies and get kills easily. A great option for Battlegrounds and Open World PVP! For a powerful Build you can take a look at Infernum – Magicka Dragonknight PVP Build!

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