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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

Designed to offer good damage, heals and sturdy enough to survive against multiple enemies. Infernum provides a fun PVP gameplay and can be a great addition to every group. Spinner’s Garments is another great set you can use!

HeadGaze of Sithis/BalorghHeavy/LightImpenetrableMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
ShouldersBalorghLightImpenetrableMax. Magicka
HandsShacklebreakerLightImpenetrableMax. Magicka
LegsShacklebreakerLightImpenetrableMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
ChestShacklebreakerHeavyImpenetrableMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
WaistShacklebreakerLightImpenetrableMax. Magicka
FeetShacklebreakerLightImpenetrableMax. Magicka
NecklaceHeartland ConquerorJewelInfusedWeapon/Spell Damage
RingHeartland ConquerorJewelInfusedWeapon/Spell Damage
RingHeartland ConquerorJewelInfusedWeapon/Spell Damage
Two-HandedHeartland ConquerorFire StaffSharpenedEscapist's Poison IX
Two-Handed(Perfected)Precise Regeneration/Heartland ConquerorRestoration StaffDefendingDrain Health Poison IX

Armor Sets for Magicka Dragonknight PVP Build

Skills for Magicka Dragonknight PVP Build

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

Front BarBack Bar
Skill 1Flame LashEngulfing Flames
Skill 2Burning EmbersRadiating Regeneration
Skill 3Molten ArmamentsFossilize
Skill 4Coagulating BloodVolatile Armor/Hardened Armor
Skill 5Elemental Susceptibility/Elemental DrainCauterize
Ultimate SkillFerocious LeapLight's Champion
  • Flame Lash(Lava Whip): Our main offensive skill that sets the enemy off balance and can heal us.
  • 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): Our 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): Our only 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 our fire damage.
  • Radiating Regeneration(Regeneration): Essential for our survival.
  • Fossilize(Petrify): Strong stun ability.
  • Volatile Armor(Spiked Armor): One of our defensive abilities. Increases our resistances but also damages nearby enemies. You can replace it with Hardened Armor(Spiked Armor) if you want some more defense.
  • Cauterize(Inferno): Strong passive healing.
  • Light’s Champion(Panacea): Our 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.

  • 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
  • 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 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 Clockwork Citrus Filet 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 Magicka Dragonknight 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 Volatile Armor/Hardened Armor, Cauterize, Molten Armaments. Apply Elemental Susceptibility/Drain, get closer to your target, stun with Fossilize and attack with Engulfing Flames to apply fire vulnerability. Continue with Burning Embers and Flame Lash. 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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