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Magicka Warden Vampire PVE Build – Night Queen

Magicka Warden Vampire PVE

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Description

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.

For a non Vampire Magicka Warden PVE Build you can take a look at Ice Queen.

If you are a new player, you can take a look at my Warden 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 Warden Solo Build.

You can find more Builds in the Warden 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)Whorl of the Depths: Strong Frost damage based Trial Set. (Perfected)Bahsei’s Mania or (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.

War Maiden: Great Set to boost our many Magic Damage based spells.

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)Whorl of the Depths: (Veteran)Dreadsail Reef Trial

Kinras’s Wrath: Black Drake Villa Dungeon

Harpooner’s Wading Kilt: Antiquities Reward

(Perfected)Crushing Wall: (Veteran) Maelstrom Arena

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

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

Mother’s Sorrow: Deshaan, Overland

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

War Maiden: Vvardenfell, Overland

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)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
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
NecklaceWar MaidenJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingWar MaidenJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingWar MaidenJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
StaffWar MaidenFlamePreciseFlame Damage
Staff(Perfected) Crushing Wall/War MaidenFlame/Lightning/FrostInfusedWeapon 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 BurstWinter's Revenge
Skill 2Fetcher InfectionUnstable Wall of Elements
Skill 3Subterranean Assault/Deep FissureBlue Betty
Skill 4Structured EntropySimmering Frenzy
Skill 5Bird of Prey/Lotus BlossomBarbed Trap
Ultimate SkillWild GuardianWild Guardian

Arterial Burst: Main offensive skill/spammable.

Fetcher Infection: Great damage DOT skill for our Warden.

Subterranean Assault: Strong offensive skill. You can use Deep Fissure for its debuff, especially in Solo gameplay.

Structured Entropy: Deals good Magic Damage and heals.

Bird of Prey: Slotted for its passives. Replace it with Lotus Blossom for Solo gameplay.

Wild Guardian: Our strong trusty Bear and only Ultimate.

Winter’s Revenge: Our strong Frost AOE-DOT skill.

Unstable Wall of Elements: Our other great AOE skill. Good damage and CC capabilities.

Blue Betty: Very important self-buff. Increases our spell damage and restores Magicka.

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

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

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.

Rotation

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 and switch bars.

Continue with Subterranean Assault/Deep Fissure, Structured Entropy, Fetcher Infection, Arterial Burst x3-6, Subterranean Assault/Deep Fissure, Winter’s Revenge, Unstable Wall of Elements, Barbed Trap and repeat.

Use Blue Betty to restore Magicka and re-apply Lotus Blossom(when Solo) if necessary.

Use your Ultimate when ready and always Light Attack before every skill/action!!

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