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Magicka Necromancer PVP Build ESO – Undertaker

Magicka Necromancer PVP

Undertaker is a DPS-Support hybrid Magicka Necromancer PVP Build in ESO, with good burst damage, heals and crowd control abilities. The Build is designed for Battlegrounds and Open World PVP. While its nature is primarily that of a Crowd Control build, Undertaker can kill solo several enemies as well.

If you are a new player, you can take a look at my Necromancer Beginner Guide. For a Stamina Necromancer PVP Build take a look at Plaguecaller.

You can find more Builds in the Necromancer Builds page.

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Magicka Necromancer PVP Build Setup

Undertaker offers valuable utility to your allies with Crowd control abilities and heals. It can also deal great damage and kill several enemies alone! Iceheart is a nice alternative Set you can use if you are not wearing the Gaze of Sithis Mythic Set.

HeadGaze of Sithis/IceheartHeavyImpenetrableMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
ShouldersBalorgh/IceheartLightImpenetrableMax. Magicka
HandsShacklebreakerLightImpenetrableMax. Magicka
LegsShacklebreakerLightImpenetrableMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
ChestShacklebreakerHeavyImpenetrableMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
WaistShacklebreakerLightImpenetrableMax. Magicka
FeetShacklebreakerLightImpenetrableMax. Magicka
NecklaceSpinner's GarmentsJewelInfusedSpell Damage
RingSpinner's GarmentsJewelInfusedSpell Damage
RingSpinner's GarmentsJewelInfusedSpell Damage
StaffSpinner's GarmentsFlameSharpenedEscapist's Poison IX
StaffSpinner's GarmentsRestorationDefendingDrain Health Poison IX

Armor Sets for Magicka Necromancer PVP Build

Skills for Magicka Necromancer PVP Build

The following skills will help you deal massive damage and kill your targets! Lots of utility skills will help you heal yourself and your group as well as make it easier to escape and reset fights.

 Front BarBack Bar
Skill 1Crushing ShockDegeneration
Skill 2Stalking BlastbonesRadiating Regeneration
Skill 3Mystic SiphonSummoner's Armor
Skill 4Harness MagickaSpirit Guardian
Skill 5Inner LightAgony Totem
Ultimate SkillGlacial ColossusLight's Champion
  • Crushing Shock(Force Shock): Main offensive skill/spammable.
  • Stalking Blastbones(Blastbones): Great offensive skill that also creates a corpse.
  • Mystic Siphon(Shocking Siphon): Deals good shock damage but also replenishes our Magicka.
  • Harness Magicka(Annulment): Our shield/survival skill that can also help us restore magicka.
  • Inner Light(Magelight): Only placed here to boost our Magicka and Spell Critical Rating.
  • Glacial Colossus(Frozen Colossus): Offensive Ultimate. Great against multiple, immobilized enemies.
  • Degeneration(Entropy): Strong damage skill that also provides Major Sorcery.
  • Radiating Regeneration(Regeneration): Our main heal.
  • Summoner’s Armor(Bone Armor): Defensive ability that boosts our resistances and reduces the cost of undead minions.
  • Spirit Guardian(Spirit Mender): Assists with healing and absorbs some part of incoming damage.
  • Agony Totem(Bone Totem): Great crowd control ability. Fears enemies, boosts defense and provides synergy.
  • Light’s Champion(Panacea): Defensive Ultimate. Massive heal and a boost to Critical Damage.

Passive Skills for Magicka Necromancer PVP Build

Very important passive skills that can help you maximize the potential of your Magicka Necromancer 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 Necromancer 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, Duelist’s Rebuff

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


Slottable: Strategic Reserve, 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 Magicka Necromancer PVP Build

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

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

Info for Magicka Necromancer PVP Build

Several important info for the Magicka Necromancer 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 Apprentice for the best Spell Damage possible.

What Race is Best for Magicka Necromancer PVP Build

High Elf – Dark Elf – Breton is the best Race for a Magicka Necromancer 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 for Magicka Necromancer PVP Build

Buff yourself with Summoner’s Armor and summon Spirit Guardian. Start your attack with Stalking Blastbones and Degeneration to boost your Spell Damage. Finish enemies with Crushing Shock. Use Harness Magicka to get a shield, Mystic Siphon on corpses to restore Magicka and Radiating Regeneration to heal.

Agony Totem can fear enemies, boost your defense and provide your group with a synergy. Glacial Colossus is your offensive Ultimate and Light’s Champion your defensive/support.

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