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Stamina Dragonknight PVP Build ESO

Stamina Dragonknight PVP

Unbroken is a sturdy Stamina Dragonknight PVP Build in ESO. The build is putting emphasis on defense and survivability, weakening and wearing down opponents before you can finish them with your strong burst damage. Unbroken is designed for Battlegrounds and open world PVP. You can fight several enemies 1v1 or even survive against multiple targets but the build shines when you cooperate with your team.

Key to Unbroken’s success is your ability to generate Ultimate faster and use your Ultimate skills as soon as they are ready to restore resources.

If you are a new player, you can take a look at my Dragonknight Beginner Guide. For a Magicka Dragonknight PVP Build you can take a look at Infernum.

You can find more Builds in the Dragonknight Builds page.

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Stamina Dragonknight PVP Build Setup

The Build puts emphasis on survivability and defense but can also destroy enemies fast with its strong Burst damage!

PieceSetTypeTraitEnchantment
HeadGaze of Sithis/VelidrethHeavy/MediumImpenetrableMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
ShouldersVelidrethMediumImpenetrableMax. Stamina
HandsMark of the Pariah/Eternal VigorHeavyImpenetrableMax. Stamina
LegsMark of the Pariah/Eternal VigorHeavyInfusedMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
ChestMark of the Pariah/Eternal VigorHeavyInfusedMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
WaistMark of the Pariah/Eternal VigorHeavyImpenetrableMax. Stamina
FeetMark of the Pariah/Eternal VigorHeavyWell-FittedMax. Stamina
NecklaceTitanborn StrengthJewelInfusedWeapon Damage
RingTitanborn StrengthJewelInfusedWeapon Damage
RingTitanborn StrengthJewelInfusedWeapon Damage
Two Handed WeaponTitanborn StrengthMaulNirnhoned/SharpenedEscapist's Poison IX
One Handed WeaponTitanborn StrengthAny 1Hand WeaponDefendingDrain Health Poison IX
Off HandTitanborn StrengthShieldImpenetrableMax. Stamina

Armor Sets for Stamina Dragonknight PVP Build

Skills for Stamina Dragonknight PVP Build

The following skills will help you survive against multiple enemies and kill your targets!

 Front BarBack Bar
Skill 1Dizzying SwingNoxious Breath
Skill 2ExecutionerFossilize
Skill 3StampedeHeroic Slash
Skill 4Forward MomentumVolatile Armor
Skill 5Resolving VigorCauterize/Protective Plate
Ultimate SkillTake FlightTake Flight
  • Dizzying Swing(Uppercut): A great offensive skill to set the enemy off balance.
  • Executioner(Reverse Slash): Our execute ability. Most of your kills will come by using this skill on low health enemies.
  • Stampede(Critical Charge): Our gap closer. Powerful AOE damage skill.
  • Forward Momentum(Momentum): We use this skill to remove all snares from us. Important survival skill.
  • Resolving Vigor(Vigor): Our healing ability.
  • Take Flight(Dragon Leap): Our Ultimate. We are using this skill mainly for its damage, stun and knock back effect but you can also use it as an additional gap closer.
  • Noxious Breath(Fiery Breath): Debuffs the enemy and deals great poison direct and DOT damage.
  • Fossilize(Petrify): Powerful stun. You can replace it with Venomous Claw(Searing Strike) for even stronger offense but Stamina Sustain will suffer more.
  • Heroic Slash(Low Slash): Debuffs our target with Minor Maim but also helps us generate Ultimate faster.
  • Volatile Armor(Spiked Armor): One of our defensive abilities. Increases our resistances but also damages nearby enemies.
  • Cauterize(Inferno): Good passive healing. Can replace it with Protective Plate(Protective Scale) to gain immunity to snares and immobilizations.

Passive Skills for Stamina Dragonknight PVP Build

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

Champion Points for Stamina Dragonknight PVP 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, Ironclad

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

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: Strategic Reserve, Juggernaut, Fortified, Rejuvenation

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

Consumables for Stamina Dragonknight PVP Build

We are using Bewitched Sugar Skulls or Artaeum Takeaway Broth as Food and Essence of Immovability (Stamina version) as Potions.

Escapist’s Poison IX and Drain Health Poison IX as Poisons.

Info for Stamina Dragonknight PVP Build

Several important info for the Stamina Dragonknight PVP 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 Warrior for the best Weapon Damage possible.

What Race is best for Stamina Dragonknight PVP Build

Imperial – Redguard – Dark Elf – Orc is the best race for a Stamina Dragonknight PVP 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 PVP Build

Activate your Volatile Armor, Forward Momentum and Cauterize before you start fighting. Close the distance to your target with Stampede, stun them with Fossilize and use Noxious Breath and Heroic Slash to them. Like this you can debuff enemies, weaken them and make it easier to kill them.

Dizzying Swing is great to hurt enemies and set them off balance. Finally use Executioner on low health enemies to finish them. If you are in trouble Forward Momentum can help you escape. Heal yourself with Resolving Vigor. Use your Ultimate when ready to hurt your enemies but also to restore your resources.

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