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One Bar Magicka Nightblade Solo Build

Pyre is a One Bar Magicka Nightblade Solo PVE Build for ESO, based on Fire Damage and Nightblade Class abilities. You can use it to defeat Overworld Bosses, farm Public Dungeons, complete 4-man Dungeons in Normal or Veteran Difficulty and Solo Arenas like Maelstrom Arena and Vateshran Hollows.

If you are a new player, you can take a look at my Nightblade Beginner Guide. For an all around Magicka Nightblade PVE Build, you can take a look at Shadowfire.

You can find more Builds in the Nightblade Builds page.

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One Bar Magicka Nightblade Solo Build Setup

The setup below will help you complete even the hardest Solo activities with ease. The build is focusing on survivability and sustain but also deals good damage! You can use the Law of Julianos set for a starter, more beginner approach, or the (Perfect)False God’s Devotion for the best sustain!

You can also use a full Iceheart Monster Set if you are not planning to use the Oakensoul Ring.

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadSlimecrawHeavy/Medium/LightDivinesMax. Magicka
ShouldersOrder's WrathLightDivinesMax. Magicka
HandsMother's SorrowLightDivinesMax. Magicka
LegsMother's SorrowLightDivinesMax.Magicka
ChestMother's SorrowLightDivinesMax. Magicka
WaistMother's SorrowLightDivinesMax. Magicka
FeetMother's SorrowLightDivinesMax. Magicka
NecklaceOrder's WrathJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingOrder's WrathJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingOakensoul RingJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
StaffOrder's WrathFireInfusedWeapon Damage

Armor Sets for One Bar Magicka Nightblade Solo Build

Skills for One Bar Magicka Nightblade Solo Build

The following Skills will help you with completing even the hardest Solo content!

 Front Bar
Skill 1Swallow Soul
Skill 2Unstable Wall of Elements
Skill 3Impale
Skill 4Merciless Resolve
Skill 5Siphoning Attacks
Ultimate SkillSoul Harvest
  • Swallow Soul(Strife): Deals damage and heals.
  • Unstable Wall of Elements(Wall of Elements): Great AOE damage skill.
  • Impale(Assassin’s Blade): Execute ability. You should start using this skill once the enemy’s health drops below 25%.
  • Merciless Resolve(Grim Focus): Strong self-buff. Boosts damage and turns into the deadly Assassin’s Will skill after five light/heavy attacks that also heals us.
  • Siphoning Attacks(Siphoning Strikes): Most important skill for our sustain.
  • Soul Harvest(Death Stroke): Powerful Ultimate.

Passive Skills for One Bar Magicka Nightblade Solo Build

Very important passive skills that can help you maximize the potential of your Magicka Nightblade Solo 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 One Bar Magicka Nightblade Solo 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, 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 for One Bar Magicka Nightblade Solo Build

We are using Clockwork Citrus Filet/Witchmother’s Potent Brew and Essence of Magicka or Tri-Stat Potions .

Info for One Bar Magicka Nightblade Solo Build

Several important info for the Magicka Nightblade Solo 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 Lover for better Spell Penetration.

What Race is Best for One Bar Magicka Nightblade Build

High Elf – Dark Elf – Khajiit – Breton is the best race for a Magicka Nightblade 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 One Bar Magicka Nightblade Build

Buff yourself with Merciless Resolve and Siphoning Attacks. Attack with Unstable Wall of Elements and assist with Heavy Attacks. Fire Assassin’s Will whenever is ready. Reapply Merciless Resolve, Siphoning Attacks and Unstable Wall of Elements when necessary.

Use Swallow Soul to deal damage and heal yourself. Execute low Health enemies(below 25%) with Impale and use Soul Harvest when ready.

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