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Necromancer Healer

Shaman is a Necromancer Healer PVE Build, using spirits and the power of death to keep your allies alive. Strong heals and an insane Magicka Recovery make it easier to keep your group alive and achieve your goals. Shaman can heal, buff your group and bring allies back to life if necessary, thanks to the Necromancer’s unique Ultimates. A flexible Necromancer Healer Build for Dungeons and Trials.

If you are a new player, you can take a look at my Necromancer 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 Necromancer Solo Build. You can find more Builds in the Necromancer Builds page.

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Necromancer Healer Build Setup

The following Setup will allow you to heal successfully your group and keep everyone alive! Some great alternative Sets you can use include Symphony of Blades, (Perfected)Vestment of Olorime, Jorvuld’s Guidance, Hollowfang Thirst, Ozezan the Inferno, Spaulder of Ruin.

HeadSentinel of RkugamzHeavyDivinesMax. Magicka
ShouldersSentinel of RkugamzMediumDivinesMax. Magicka
HandsSpell Power CureLightDivinesMax. Magicka
LegsSpell Power CureLightDivinesMax.Magicka
ChestSpell Power CureLightDivinesMax. Magicka
WaistSpell Power CureLightDivinesMax. Magicka
FeetSpell Power CureLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Necklace(Perfected)Stone-Talker’s OathJewelArcaneSpell Damage/Magicka Recovery
Ring(Perfected)Stone-Talker’s OathJewelArcaneSpell Damage/Magicka Recovery
Ring(Perfected)Stone-Talker’s OathJewelArcaneSpell Damage/Magicka Recovery
Staff(Perfected)Stone-Talker’s OathRestorationPoweredAbsorb Magicka
Staff(Perfected)Stone-Talker’s OathFrost/LightningChargedFrost/Shock Damage

Armor Sets for Necromancer Healer Build

Skills for Necromancer Healer Build

The following Skills will help you heal your group effectively!

Front BarBack Bar
Skill 1Combat PrayerUnstable Wall of Elements
Skill 2Illustrious HealingRenewing Undeath
Skill 3Radiating RegenerationElemental Drain
Skill 4Blood SacrificeSpirit Guardian
Skill 5Braided TetherEnergy Orb
Ultimate SkillAggressive HornRenewing Animation
  • Combat Prayer(Blessing of Protection): One of our heal/buff spells. Use it to buff your group’s damage and resistances.
  • Illustrious Healing(Grand Healing): Our main heal spell. A direct and over time heal that you should always have up.
  • Radiating Regeneration(Regeneration): Another good heal/support spell that you should always have up.
  • Blood Sacrifice(Render Flesh): Our emergency heal.
  • Braided Tether(Restoring Tether): Potent AOE heal ability that also boosts our Healing Done.
  • Aggressive Horn(War Horn): Our main Ultimate. We use this mostly against strong enemies, Bosses, to help our team with more damage.
  • Unstable Wall of Elements(Wall of Elements): Great Fire AOE damage skill to assist our group.
  • Renewing Undeath(Life amid Death): Another AOE heal skill that can consume a corpse to remove negative effects.
  • Elemental Drain(Weakness to Elements): A very important skill for our sustain. Debuffs the enemies with Major Breach and returns magicka to us thanks to its minor magickasteal effect.
  • Spirit Guardian(Spirit Mender): Assist with healing and takes some part of our damage. We use this skill to generate corpses.
  • Energy Orb(Necrotic Orb): Super helpful when dealing with strong enemies. Works as a synergy for your tank as well.
  • Renewing Animation(Reanimate): Emergency Resurrection Ultimate. Can bring back to life up to 3 of your allies.

Passive Skills for Necromancer Healer Build

Very important passive skills that can help you maximize the potential of your Necromancer Healer Build.

  • All Passive Skills from your Class’ Lines
  • All Passive Skills from Weapon Lines you are using
  • All Passive Skills from Armor Lines you are using
  • Passive Abilities from Guild lines(Fighters Guild, Mages Guild, Psijic Order) that affect your skills/Build
  • Undaunted Passives
  • Your Racial Passives
  • Medicinal Use Passive from Alchemy to boost the effectiveness of Potions

Champion Points for Necromancer Healer 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: Swift Renewal, Soothing Tide, Fighting Finesse, Enlivening Overflow
  • Passive: Eldritch Insight, Blessed, Piercing, Flawless Ritual, War Mage, Quick Recovery, Hardy, Elemental Aegis, Preparation, Tireless Discipline, Precision


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

Consumables for Necromancer Healer Build

We are using Clockwork Citrus Filet as food and Essence of Spell Power/Essence of Magicka as Potions.

Info for Necromancer Healer Build

Several important info for the Warden Healer PVE 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 or The Apprentice for stronger heals.

What Race is Best for Necromancer Healer Build

Argonian – High Elf – Breton is the best race for a Healer 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 for Necromancer Healer Build

Apply Elemental Drain and summon your Spirit Guardian to assist with heals and mitigate incoming damage. Place Illustrious Healing and Renewing Undeath to constantly heal your group and throw an Energy Orb. Illustrious Healing and Energy Orb can be used once only so wait for their duration to end before re casting them.

Heal/buff with Combat Prayer, Radiating Regeneration and assist with Unstable Wall of Elements. Use Braided Tether on corpses and Blood Sacrifice if you have to. Finally use your Aggressive Horn in Boss fights.

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