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Magicka Dragonknight Vampire PVE Build – Bloodfire

Magicka Dragonknight Vampire PVE

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Description

Bloodfire is a Dragonknight Vampire PVE Build for Solo and Group gameplay. This Magicka Dragonknight PVE Build is utilizing the Vampire skill-line and is optimized for Vampire Stage 3.

Bloodfire combines Fire Damage with Vampire active and passive abilities to allow you to complete almost every PVE content.

For a non Vampire Magicka Dragonknight PVE Build you can take a look at Fireheart.

If you are a new player, you can take a look at my Dragonknight Beginner Guide.

If you are looking for a Solo PVE Build for Arenas like the Maelstrom Arena and Vateshran Hollows, take a look at my Magicka Dragonknight Solo Build.

You can find more Builds in the Dragonknight Builds page.

Armor Sets

One piece of Slimecraw for Group content to boost Critical Chance. Kjalnar’s Nightmare if you prefer a full Monster Set.

(Perfected)Bahsei’s Mania: Strong Magicka DPS Set that boosts damage when low on Magicka. (Perfected) Mantle of Siroria as an alternative.

(Perfected)Crushing Wall: Powerful Ability Altering Set that boosts overall damage.

Kinras’s Wrath: Great DPS Set.

Mother’s Sorrow: Boosts Spell Critical and overall damage.

Harpooner’s Wading Kilt: Boosts Critical Chance and Critical Damage when dealing Direct Damage.

Elf Bane: Strong Magicka DPS Set that increases the duration of your Flame Damage Over Time Abilities.

You can also use Ring of the Pale Order Mythic Item for Solo Gameplay to further boost your self-healing.

Sets Location

Slimecraw: Veteran Wayrest Sewers I, Maj Al-Ragath

(Perfected)Bahsei’s Mania: (Veteran) Rockgrove Trial

Kinras’s Wrath: Black Drake Villa Dungeon

Harpooner’s Wading Kilt: Antiquities Reward

(Perfected)Crushing Wall: (Veteran) Maelstrom Arena

(Perfected) Mantle of Siroria: (Veteran) Cloudrest Trial

Mother’s Sorrow: Deshaan, Overland

Kjalnar’s Nightmare: Vet. Unhallowed Grave, Urgarlag Chief-Bane

Elf Bane: Cyrodiil, Vlastarus Vendor

Ring of the Pale Order: Antiquities Reward

Group Gameplay

Dedicated group focused build to achieve the best damage possible.

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadSlimecraw/Kjalnar's NightmareLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Shoulders(Perfected)Bahsei's Mania/Kjalnar's NightmareLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Hands(Perfected)Bahsei's ManiaLightDivinesMax. Magicka
LegsHarpooner's Wading Kilt/(Perfected)Bahsei's ManiaMediumDivinesMax.Magicka
Chest(Perfected)Bahsei's ManiaLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Waist(Perfected)Bahsei's ManiaLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Feet(Perfected)Bahsei's ManiaLightDivinesMax. Magicka
NecklaceKinras's WrathJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingKinras's WrathJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingKinras's WrathJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
StaffKinras's WrathInfernoPreciseFlame Damage
Staff(Perfected)Crushing WallInfernoInfusedWeapon Damage

Solo/Group Gameplay

No-Trial gear setup for easier solo/group gameplay.

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadSlimecraw/Kjalnar's NightmareLightDivinesMax. Magicka
ShouldersMother's Sorrow/Kjalnar's NightmareLightDivinesMax. Magicka
HandsMother's SorrowLightDivinesMax. Magicka
LegsHarpooner's Wading Kilt/Mother's SorrowMedium/LightDivinesMax. Magicka
ChestMother's SorrowLightDivinesMax. Magicka
WaistMother's SorrowLightDivinesMax. Magicka
FeetMother's SorrowLightDivinesMax. Magicka
NecklaceElf BaneJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingElf BaneJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingElf BaneJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
StaffElf BaneFlamePreciseFlame Damage
Staff(Perfected) Crushing Wall/Elf BaneFlameInfusedWeapon Damage

Beginner Setup

A beginner but effective setup to use until you can farm better gear.

Ilambris as Monster Set.

Law of Julianos: Wrothgar – Crafted

Armor of the Seducer: Grahtwood, Stormhaven, Deshaan – Crafted

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadIlambrisHeavy/Medium/LightDivinesMax. Magicka
ShouldersIlambrisHeavy/Medium/LightDivinesMax. Magicka
HandsLaw of JulianosLightDivinesMax. Magicka
LegsLaw of JulianosLightDivinesMax.Magicka
ChestLaw of JulianosLightDivinesMax. Magicka
WaistLaw of JulianosLightDivinesMax. Magicka
FeetLaw of JulianosLightDivinesMax. Magicka
NecklaceArmor of the SeducerJewelArcaneMag. Recovery/Spell Damage
RingArmor of the SeducerJewelArcaneMag. Recovery/Spell Damage
RingArmor of the SeducerJewelArcaneMag. Recovery/Spell Damage
StaffArmor of the SeducerFlamePreciseFlame Damage
StaffArmor of the SeducerFlame/LightningInfusedWeapon Damage

Skills

 Front BarBack Bar
Skill 1Arterial BurstEruption
Skill 2Burning EmbersUnstable Wall of Elements
Skill 3Engulfing FlamesBarbed Trap
Skill 4Structured EntropySimmering Frenzy
Skill 5Inner LightScalding Rune/Elemental Drain
Ultimate SkillSwarming ScionStandard of Might

Arterial Burst: Main offensive skill/spammable.

Burning Embers: Strong Flame DOT offensive skill that also works as a self-heal.

Engulfing Flames: Another good flame DOT skill that makes enemies vulnerable to our fire damage.

Structured Entropy: Deals good Magic Damage and heals.

Inner Light: Only placed here to increase our total Magicka.

Swarming Scion: Secondary Ultimate

Eruption: Strong AOE-DOT Fire skill

Unstable Wall of Elements: Great Fire AOE damage skill.

Barbed Trap: Additional DOT damage but we are mainly using it for the boost to our Critical Damage.

Simmering Frenzy: Great boost to Spell Damage at the cost of Health.

Scalding Rune: Strong Fire DOT skill that helps with our DPS. Replace with Elemental Drain for Solo Gameplay.

Standard of Might: Main Ultimate.

Passive Skills

  • 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
  • Vampire Passives: Feed, Dark Stalker, Strike from the Shadows, Undeath
  • Undaunted Passives
  • Your Racial Passives
  • Medicinal Use Passive from Alchemy to boost the effectiveness of Potions

Champion Points

Warfare

Slottable Stars: Deadly Aim, Master-at-Arms, Fighting Finesse, Backstabber/Reaving Blows

Passive: Eldritch Insight, Piercing, Flawless Ritual, War Mage, Precision, Quick Recovery, Hardy, Elemental Aegis, Preparation, Blessed, Tireless Discipline

Craft

Slottable Stars: Rationer, Liquid Efficiency, Master Gatherer, Plentiful Harvest

Passive: Gilded Fingers, Fortune’s Favor, Wanderer, Steadfast Enchantment, Treasure Hunter(slottable, required for path)

Fitness

Slottable Stars: Siphoning Spells, Rejuvenation, Boundless Vitality, Strategic Reserve

Passive: Sprinter, Hasty, Tireless Guardian, Hero’s Vigor, Mystic Tenacity, Tumbling, Defiance

Consumables

We are using Clockwork Citrus Filet/Witchmother’s Potent Brew and Essence of Spell Power as Potions.

Info

Attribute Points

All points to Magicka

Mundus Stone

The Thief

Race

High Elf – Dark Elf – Khajiit – Breton

Vampire or Werewolf

Vampire Stage 3 at least.

Build Difficulty Rating – 4

Bloodfire is a fun Magicka Dragonknight Vampire PVE Build with different setups for different PVE content. The build combines Fire Damage skills with Vampire’s Active and Passive abilities to allow you to complete any type of content.

The heal from Burning Embers is making it easier to control the build.

Rotation

Drink a potion, apply Elemental Drain(when solo), set your Barbed Trap, activate Simmering Frenzy, attack with Eruption, Unstable Wall of Elements, Scalding Rune and switch bars.

Continue with Structured Entropy, Engulfing Flames, Burning Embers, Arterial Burst x5-6. Switch bars, Eruption(every second visit) Unstable Wall of Elements, Barbed Trap, Scalding Rune or Elemental Drain(when solo), switch bars and continue.

Use your Ultimate when ready, Standard of Might first, Swarming Scion second and always Light Attack before every skill/action!

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