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Magicka Warden Vampire PVE DPS

Night Queen is a Warden Vampire PVE Build for Solo and Group gameplay. This Magicka Warden PVE Build is utilizing the Vampire skill-line and is optimized for Vampire Stage 3. Night Queen combines Warden’s Active & Passive skills with Vampire abilities to allow you to complete almost every PVE content.

If you are a new player, you can take a look at my Warden Beginner Guide. For a non Vampire Magicka Warden PVE Build you can take a look at Ice Queen. If you are looking for a Solo PVE Build for Arenas like the Maelstrom Arena and Vateshran Hollows, take a look at my Magicka Warden Solo Build. You can find more Builds in the Warden Builds page.

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Magicka Warden Vampire PVE DPS Build Setup

The Build offers different setups, depending on the difficulty of the content you wish to complete but also the gear you wish to wear! Below you can find setups for Trials Group DPS, a No Trial Gear Setup and a Beginner Setup(c160).

Trials Group DPS

This setup is for dedicated group gameplay, is using Trial gear and it aims to achieve the best damage possible. You can also wear Bahsei’s Mania or Mantle of Siroria instead of Whorl of the Depths.

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadSlimecraw/Kjalnar's NightmareLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Shoulders(Perfected)Whorl of the Depths/Kjalnar's NightmareLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Hands(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax. Magicka
LegsHarpooner's Wading Kilt/(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsMedium/LightDivinesMax.Magicka
Chest(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Waist(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Feet(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax. Magicka
NecklacePillar of NirnJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingPillar of NirnJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingPillar of NirnJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
StaffPillar of NirnInfernoPrecise/ChargedFlame Damage
Staff(Perfected) Crushing WallInfernoInfusedWeapon Damage

No Trial Gear

No-Trial Gear setup for easier solo/group gameplay that can complete almost every PVE content. This setup is perfect if you do not wish to farm Trials for specific Armor Sets.

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadKjalnar's NightmareLightDivinesMax. Magicka
ShouldersKjalnar's NightmareLightDivinesMax. Magicka
HandsOrder's WrathLightDivinesMax. Magicka
LegsOrder's WrathLightDivinesMax. Magicka
ChestOrder's WrathLightDivinesMax. Magicka
WaistOrder's WrathLightDivinesMax. Magicka
FeetOrder's WrathLightDivinesMax. Magicka
NecklaceWar MaidenJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingWar MaidenJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingWar MaidenJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
StaffWar MaidenFlamePrecise/ChargedFlame Damage
Staff(Perfected) Crushing Wall/War MaidenFlame/Lightning/FrostInfusedWeapon Damage

Beginner Setup

An effective gear setup that will help you play as a Magicka Warden Vampire early in the game!

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadIlambrisHeavy/Medium/LightDivines Max. 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 SeducerFlame/LightningPrecise/ChargedFlame/Shock Damage
StaffArmor of the SeducerFlame/LightningInfusedWeapon Damage

Armor Sets for Magicka Warden Vampire PVE DPS Build

Skills for Magicka Warden Vampire PVE DPS Build

The following Skills will help you achieve great DPS for Group content but will also help you in Solo gameplay.

Arterial BurstStructured EntropySubterranean Assault/Deep FissureBarbed TrapBird of Prey/Lotus BlossomWild Guardian
Winter's RevengeUnstable Wall of ElementsBlue BettySimmering FrenzyArctic BlastWild Guardian
  • Arterial Burst(Eviscerate): Main offensive skill/spammable.
  • Structured Entropy(Entropy): Deals good Magic Damage and heals.
  • Subterranean Assault(Scorch): Strong offensive skill. You can use Deep Fissure(Scorch) for its debuff, especially in Solo gameplay.
  • Barbed Trap(Trap Beast): Additional DOT damage but we are mainly using it for the boost to our Critical Damage.
  • Bird of Prey(Falcon’s Swiftness): Slotted for its passives. Replace it with Lotus Blossom(Lotus Flower) for Solo gameplay.
  • Wild Guardian(Feral Guardian): Our strong trusty Bear and only Ultimate.
  • Winter’s Revenge(Impaling Shards): Our strong Frost AOE-DOT skill.
  • Unstable Wall of Elements(Wall of Elements): Our other great AOE skill. Good damage and CC capabilities.
  • Blue Betty(Betty Netch): Very important self-buff. Increases our spell damage and restores Magicka.
  • Simmering Frenzy(Blood Frenzy): Great boost to Spell Damage at the cost of Health.
  • Arctic Blast(Arctic Wind): Strong Frost AOE damage over time ability.

Passive Skills for Magicka Warden Vampire PVE DPS Build

Very important passive skills that can help you maximize the potential of your Magicka Warden Vampire PVE 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
  • 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 for Magicka Warden Vampire PVE 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.

Warfare

  • Slottable Stars: Deadly Aim, Master-at-Arms, Fighting Finesse/Backstabber, Biting Aura/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, Steed’s Blessing
  • Passive: Gilded Fingers, Fortune’s Favor, Wanderer, Steadfast Enchantment, Treasure Hunter(slottable, required for path)

Fitness

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

Consumables for Magicka Warden Vampire PVE DPS Build

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

Info for Magicka Warden Vampire PVE DPS Build

Several important info for the Magicka Warden Vampire DPS 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 Thief to boost Critical Chance.

What Race is Best for Magicka Warden Vampire PVE Build

High Elf – Dark Elf – Khajiit – Breton are the best options for a DPS focused 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

Vampire Stage 3 at least.

Rotation for Magicka Warden Vampire PVE DPS Build

Buff yourself with Blue Betty, Lotus Blossom(when solo), drink a potion and set your Barbed Trap. Activate Simmering Frenzy and attack with Winter’s Revenge, Unstable Wall of Elements, Arctic Blast and switch bars. Continue with Subterranean Assault/Deep Fissure, Structured Entropy, Arterial Burst as your spammable. Keep attacking with Arterial Burst and re cast the other skills when necessary. Use Blue Betty to restore Magicka, your Ultimate when ready and always Light Attack before every skill/action to boost your damage!!

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