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One Bar Magicka Warden DPS

A flexible One Bar Magicka Warden DPS Build for Solo and Group PVE! The Build offers different setups for a Trial and a no Trial gear approach. It is also using the Oakensoul Ring Mythic Item to boost its damage and capabilities! Thanks to the buffs from this ring, we can focus only on offensive skills and achieve great damage with this one bar build! The Build is offering a Light Attack Weaving Setup as well as a pure Heavy Attack Setup!

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.

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One Bar Magicka Warden DPS Build Setup

The following setup will help you complete almost every PVE content in The Elder Scrolls Online! You can use the Law of Julianos set for a starter, more beginner approach. The Order’s Wrath Crafted Set is a great alternative. You can also replace Aegis Caller with the Pillar of Nirn Set if you wish.

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadSlimecrawLightDivinesMax. Magicka
ShouldersAegis CallerMediumDivinesMax. Magicka
Hands(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Legs(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax.Magicka
Chest(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Waist(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax. Magicka
Feet(Perfected)Whorl of the DepthsLightDivinesMax. Magicka
NecklaceAegis CallerJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingAegis CallerJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingOakensoul RingJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
One Hand WeaponAegis CallerDaggerChargedFlame Damage
One Hand WeaponAegis CallerDaggerChargedPoison

Frost DPS No Trial Gear Setup

For a No Trial Gear Setup that you can use in both Solo or Group PVE, replace Whorl of the Depths with Frostbite. For a weapon use a Frost Staff with the Charged Trait and a Frost Damage enchantment, so you can have Frost Reach as your spammable and benefit from the armor Set. This setup also turns the build into an One Bar Frost DPS PVE Build!

Armor Sets for One Bar Magicka Warden DPS Build

Skills for One Bar Magicka Warden DPS Build

The following Skills will help you achieve great DPS for Group content but will also help you in Solo Gameplay. This setup is meant for Light Attack Weaving.

Winter's RevengeScreaming Cliff Racer/Elemental Weapon/Frost ReachGrowing Swarm/Fetcher InfectionSubterranean AssaultArctic Blast/Lotus BlossomWild Guardian

One Bar Magicka Warden DPS Build – Heavy Attack Setup

For an effective Heavy Attack Setup, you can use the following gear.

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadSlimecrawLightDivinesMax. Magicka/Stamina
ShouldersSergeant’s MailHeavyDivinesMax. Magicka/Stamina
HandsStorm MasterMediumDivinesMax. Magicka/Stamina
LegsStorm MasterMediumDivinesMax. Magicka/Stamina
ChestStorm MasterMediumDivinesMax. Magicka/Stamina
WaistStorm MasterMediumDivinesMax. Magicka/Stamina
FeetStorm MasterMediumDivinesMax. Magicka/Stamina
NecklaceSergeant’s MailJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingSergeant’s MailJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
RingOakensoul RingJewelBloodthirstySpell Damage
StaffSergeant’s MailLightningCharged/PreciseShock Damage

Skills for One Bar Magicka Warden DPS Build – Heavy Attack Setup

The following Skills will help you achieve great DPS for Group content but will also help you in Solo Gameplay. This setup is meant for Heavy Attacks.

Winter’s RevengeUnstable Wall of ElementsFetcher InfectionSubterranean AssaultArctic Blast/Lotus BlossomWild Guardian

Passive Skills for One Bar Magicka Warden DPS Build

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

Champion Points for One Bar Magicka Warden DPS 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(Backstabber), Biting Aura(Fighting Finesse)
  • Passive: Eldritch Insight, Piercing, Flawless Ritual, War Mage, Quick Recovery, Hardy, Elemental Aegis, Preparation, Precision, 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, Fortified, Rejuvenation, Boundless Vitality
  • Passive: Sprinter, Hasty, Tireless Guardian, Hero’s Vigor, Mystic Tenacity, Tumbling, Defiance

Consumables for One Bar Magicka Warden DPS Build

We are using Clockwork Citrus Filet and Essence of Magicka/Tri-Stat Potions.

Info for One Bar Magicka Warden DPS Build

Several important info for the One Bar Magicka Warden DPS 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 One Bar Magicka Warden DPS Build

High Elf – Dark Elf – Khajiit – Breton is best race for a Magicka Warden DPS 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 Warden DPS Build

Buff yourself with Lotus Blossom(Solo) and attack with Subterranean Assault, Growing Swarm, Winter’s Revenge, Arctic Blast, Screaming Cliff Racer/Frost Reach. Keep attacking with Screaming Cliff Racer/Frost Reach and re cast Lotus Blossom(Solo), Subterranean Assault, Growing Swarm, Winter’s Revenge, Arctic Blast when necessary. Always Light Attack before every skill to boost damage and use your Ultimate when ready!

Rotation for One Bar Magicka Warden DPS Build – Heavy Attacks

Buff yourself with Lotus Blossom(Solo), attack with Subterranean Assault, Growing Swarm/Fetcher Infection, Winter’s Revenge, Arctic Blast and assist with Heavy Attacks. Keep attacking with Heavy Attacks and re cast Lotus Blossom(Solo), Subterranean Assault, Growing Swarm/Fetcher Infection, Winter’s Revenge, Arctic Blast when necessary. Use your Ultimate when ready!

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