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Necromancer Hybrid PVE

Fireplague is a Stamina Based Necromancer Hybrid DPS PVE Build, that is using both Stamina and Magicka skills. The Build combines strong Elemental and melee Damage while using its minions to assist in fight! Below you can find different setups depending on the type of content you wish to complete, the difficulty and the gear you wish to wear!

If you are a new player, you can take a look at my Necromancer Beginner Guide. For a Dual Wield Stamina Necromancer PVE Build take a look at Harbinger.

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

You can find more Builds in the Necromancer Builds page.

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Necromancer Hybrid PVE 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 use Berserking Warrior, Kinras’s Wrath or (Perfected)Coral Riptide as alternative sets.

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadSlimecrawLightDivinesMax. Stamina
Shoulders(Perfected)Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
Hands(Perfected)Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
LegsHarpooner's Wading KiltMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
Chest(Perfected)Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
Waist(Perfected)Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
Feet(Perfected)Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
NecklacePillar of NirnJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
RingPillar of NirnJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
RingPillar of NirnJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
One Hand WeaponPillar of NirnDaggerNirnhonedFire Damage
One Hand WeaponPillar of NirnDaggerChargedPoison
Two Handed Weapon(Perfected)Crushing WallFire/Lightning StaffInfusedWeapon 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
HeadSlimecraw/Kjalnar's NightmareLightDivinesMax. Stamina
ShouldersKinras's Wrath/Kjalnar's NightmareMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
HandsKinras's WrathMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
LegsHarpooner's Wading Kilt/Kinras's WrathMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
ChestKinras's WrathMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
WaistKinras's WrathMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
FeetKinras's WrathMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
NecklacePillar of NirnJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
RingPillar of NirnJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
RingPillar of NirnJewelBloodthirstyWeapon Damage
One Hand WeaponPillar of NirnDaggerNirnhonedFire Damage
One Hand WeaponPillar of NirnDaggerChargedPoison
Two Handed Weapon(Perfected)Crushing WallFire StaffInfusedWeapon Damage

Beginner Setup

There are various sets you can use as a beginner. Armor Sets that can help you understand the play-style while boosting your Stamina and Magicka offensive capabilities. Some of these sets are:

Stormfist, Selene, Ilambris as full Monster Sets. A combination of Hunding’s Rage, Law of Julianos, Night mother’s Gaze, Morkuldin or Armor of the Seducer can work well.

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadStormfist/IlambrisHeavy/Medium/LightDivinesMax. Stamina
ShouldersStormfist/IlambrisHeavy/Medium/LightDivinesMax. Stamina
HandsHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
LegsHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
ChestHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
WaistHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
FeetHunding's RageMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
NecklaceLaw of JulianosJewelArcane/RobustStamina Recovery/Weapon Damage
RingLaw of JulianosJewelArcane/RobustStamina Recovery/Weapon Damage
RingLaw of JulianosJewelArcane/RobustStamina Recovery/Weapon Damage
One Hand WeaponLaw of JulianosDaggerNirnhoned/PreciseFire Damage
One Hand WeaponLaw of JulianosDaggerInfused/ChargedAbsorb Stamina or Magicka/Poison
Two Handed WeaponLaw of JulianosFire/Lightning/Frost StaffInfusedWeapon Damage

Armor Sets for Necromancer Hybrid PVE Build

Skills for Necromancer Hybrid PVE Build

The following Skills will help you achieve great DPS for Group content. There are also alternative skills for Solo Gameplay.

 Front BarBack Bar
Skill 1Deadly CloakAvid Boneyard
Skill 2Venom SkullUnstable Wall of Elements
Skill 3Skeletal ArcherBarbed Trap
Skill 4Stalking BlastbonesSpirit Guardian
Skill 5Detonating SiphonDetonating Siphon/Razor Caltrops
Ultimate SkillPestilent ColossusPestilent Colossus
  • Deadly Cloak(Blade Cloak): Strong DPS skill.
  • Venom Skull(Flame Skull): Strong spammable.
  • Skeletal Archer(Skeletal Mage): Great additional damage and fuel for Detonating Siphon.
  • Stalking Blastbones(Blastbones): Great source of damage for necromancer.
  • Detonating Siphon(Shocking Siphon): We use this skill to increase our damage passively but also to deal additional disease damage by exploiting our corpses. For solo gameplay replace it in back bar with Razor Caltrops(Caltrops).
  • Pestilent Colossus(Frozen Colossus): Our Ultimate. Deals great disease damage and applies Major Vulnerability.
  • Avid Boneyard(Boneyard): Frost AOE damage skill that allows us to use our own synergy to deal more damage and heal ourselves.
  • Unstable Wall of Elements(Wall of Elements): Strong AOE skill.
  • Barbed Trap(Trap Beast): Very good DOT damage and a boost to our Critical Damage.
  • Spirit Guardian(Spirit Mender): Minion that heals and reduces incoming damage.

Passive Skills for Necromancer Hybrid PVE Build

Very important passive skills that can help you maximize the potential of your Necromancer Hybrid 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
  • Undaunted Passives
  • Your Racial Passives
  • Medicinal Use Passive from Alchemy to boost the effectiveness of Potions

Champion Points for Necromancer Hybrid 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, Wrathful Strikes/Fighting Finesse, Backstabber

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

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: Bloody Renewal, Strategic Reserve, Rejuvenation, Boundless Vitality

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

Consumables for Necromancer Hybrid PVE Build

We are using Artaeum Takeaway Broth or Orzorga’s Smoked Bear Haunch as Food and Essence of Weapon Power as Potions.

Info for Necromancer Hybrid PVE Build

Several important info for the Necromancer Hybrid DPS Build. What Mundus to use, the best race for the build and how to assign your attribute points.

Attribute Points

All points to Stamina

Mundus Stone

The Thief to boost Critical Chance.

What Race is Best for Necromancer Hybrid PVE Build

Dark Elf – Orc – Khajiit is the best Race for a DPS focused Build. Any Race with Stamina 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 Hybrid PVE Build

Drink a Potion, summon your Skeletal Archer, Spirit Guardian(when necessary), set your Barbed Trap and attack with Avid Boneyard, Unstable Wall of Elements, Razor Caltrops(when solo).

Switch bars and continue with Stalking Blastbones, Skeletal Archer, Deadly Cloak, Stalking Blastbones, Detonating Siphon, Venom Skull, Stalking Blastbones, Venom Skull x2, Stalking Blastbones, switch bars.

Avid Boneyard, Unstable Wall of Elements, Barbed Trap, Razor Caltrops(when solo), switch bars and continue. When in front bar use Stalking Blastbones after every two skills and re cast Skeletal Archer, Deadly Cloak, Detonating Siphon when necessary. Use Pestilent Colossus when ready and always Light Attack before every skill/action to boost damage!

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