stamina dragonknight bow
| | | | |

Stamina Dragonknight Bow DPS PVE

Venomstrike is a Stamina Dragonknight Bow PVE Build with strong Poison attacks. The Build is taking advantage of Dragonknight’s active and passive skills to debuff and destroy enemies with ease, along with your Bow abilities. A balanced Stamina Dragonknight Bow PVE Build for solo and group gameplay.

If you are a new player, you can take a look at my Dragonknight Beginner Guide. For a more traditional StamDK PVE Build take a look at Venomous. If you are looking for a Solo PVE Build for Arenas like the Maelstrom Arena and Vateshran Hollows, take a look at my Stamina Dragonknight Solo Build. You can find more Builds in the Dragonknight Builds page.

Table of Contents

Stamina Dragonknight Bow DPS Build Setup

This Setup will help you complete almost every PVE content in game with success. From easy Solo to harder Group gameplay! You can also use (Perfected)Coral Riptide, Hunding’s Rage or Order’s Wrath as alternative sets.

HeadSlimecraw/Kjalnar's NightmareLightDivinesMax. Stamina
Shoulders(Perfected)Arms of Relequen/Kjalnar's NightmareMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
Hands(Perfected)Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. Stamina
LegsHarpooner's Wading Kilt/(Perfected)Arms of RelequenMediumDivinesMax. 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
Two Handed WeaponPillar of NirnBowCharged/PrecisePoison
Two Handed Weapon(Perfected)Thunderous VolleyBowInfusedWeapon Damage

Armor Sets for Stamina Dragonknight Bow DPS Build

Skills for Stamina Dragonknight Bow DPS Build

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

Poison InjectionStone GiantVenomous ClawNoxious BreathMolten WhipFlawless Dawnbreaker
Endless HailAcid SprayDegenerationFlames of Oblivion/Resolving VigorBarbed TrapStandard of Might
  • Poison Injection(Poison Arrow): Great DOT damage skill that deals strong poison damage.
  • Stone Giant(Stonefist): Spammable skill that boosts overall damage.
  • Venomous Claw(Searing Strike): Another good poison DOT and direct damage skill.
  • Noxious Breath(Fiery Breath): It debuffs enemies and deals great poison direct and DOT damage.
  • Molten Whip(Lava Whip): Only slotted to boost your Weapon Damage. No need to use it in a ranged setup. Great alternative spammable for a melee fight setup.
  • Flawless Dawnbreaker(Dawnbreaker): Our secondary Ultimate. It buffs our weapon damage and deals great direct and DOT damage.
  • Endless Hail(Volley): One of our strong AOE-DOT skills.
  • Acid Spray(Arrow Spray): Another DOT damage skill that deals poison damage.
  • Degeneration(Entropy): Strong offensive skill that also boosts damage.
  • Flames of Oblivion(Inferno): A nice support offensive skill that attacks nearby enemies. When solo replace it with Resolving Vigor(Vigor) or Cauterize(Inferno) for a self-heal skill.
  • Barbed Trap(Trap Beast): Very good DOT damage and a boost to our Critical Damage.
  • Standard of Might(Dragonknight Standard): Our main Ultimate.

Passive Skills for Stamina Dragonknight Bow Build

Very important passive skills that can help you maximize the potential of your Dragonknight Bow 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 Stamina Dragonknight Bow 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.


  • Slottable Stars: Deadly Aim, Master-at-Arms, Wrathful Strikes/Fighting Finesse, Thaumaturge/Backstabber
  • Passive: Tireless Discipline, Piercing, Battle Mastery, Mighty, Quick Recovery, Hardy, Elemental Aegis, Preparation, Precision, Blessed, Eldritch Insight


  • 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)


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

Consumables for Stamina Dragonknight Bow Build

We are using Artaeum Takeaway Broth/Dubious Camoran Throne as Food and Essence of Weapon Power as Potions.

Info for Stamina Dragonknight Bow DPS Build

Several important info for the Dragonknight Bow 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 Stamina

Mundus Stone

The Thief to boost Critical Chance.

What Race is Best for Stamina Dragonknight Bow 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 Stamina Dragonknight Bow DPS Build

Drink a potion, activate Flames of Oblivion, set your Barbed Trap, attack with Endless Hail, Acid Spray, Degeneration and switch bars. Continue with Noxious Breath, Venomous Claw, Poison Injection, Stone Giant as your spammable. Keep attacking with Stone Giant and re cast the other skills when necessary. Use your Ultimate when ready and always Light Attack before every skill/action to boost your damage!

More Dragonknight Builds

Follow me on Youtube