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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 deal damage and restore resources. A sturdy StamDk PVP Build! 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!

HeadGaze of SithisHeavyImpenetrableMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
ShouldersVelidrethMediumImpenetrableMax. Stamina
HandsHeartland ConquerorMediumImpenetrableMax. Stamina
LegsHeartland ConquerorMediumInfusedMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
ChestHeartland ConquerorHeavyInfusedMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
WaistHeartland ConquerorMediumImpenetrableMax. Stamina
FeetHeartland ConquerorMediumWell-FittedMax. Stamina
NecklaceStuhn's FavorJewelInfusedWeapon Damage
RingStuhn's FavorJewelInfusedWeapon Damage
RingStuhn's FavorJewelInfusedWeapon Damage
Two Handed WeaponStuhn's FavorMaulSharpenedEscapist's Poison IX
One Handed WeaponStuhn's FavorAny 1Hand WeaponDefendingDrain Health Poison IX
Off HandStuhn's FavorShieldImpenetrableMax. 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!

Dizzying SwingExecutionerNoxious BreathForward MomentumResolving VigorDawnbreaker of Smiting
InvasionFossilizeHeroic SlashHardened ArmorCauterizeTake Flight
  • Dizzying Swing(Uppercut): A great offensive skill to set the enemy off balance.
  • Executioner(Reverse Slash): Powerful execute ability. Most of your kills will come by using this skill on low health enemies.
  • Noxious Breath(Fiery Breath): Debuffs the enemy and deals great poison direct and DOT damage.
  • Forward Momentum(Momentum): We use this skill to remove all snares from us. Important survival skill.
  • Resolving Vigor(Vigor): Main healing ability.
  • Dawnbreaker of Smiting(Dawnbreaker): Powerful Ultimate that stuns enemies.
  • Invasion(Shield Charge): Gap closer that also stuns enemies.
  • Fossilize(Petrify): Powerful stun.
  • Heroic Slash(Low Slash): Debuffs target with Minor Maim but also helps generate Ultimate faster.
  • Hardened Armor(Spiked Armor): Valuable defensive ability. Increases resistances, deals damage to nearby enemies and provides a Shield.
  • Cauterize(Inferno): Great passive healing.
  • Take Flight(Dragon Leap): Main offensive Ultimate.

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.


  • 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


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

Consumables for StamDk PVP Build

We are using Orzorga’s Smoked Bear Haunch 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.

For Potions and Poisons Recipes you can take a look at my Alchemy Guide!

Info for StamDk PVP Build

Several important info for the Stamdk 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 Hardened Armor, Forward Momentum and Cauterize before you start fighting. Close the distance to your target with Invasion and stun them. You can use Fossilize as an alternate stun. Cast Noxious Breath and Heroic Slash to debuff enemies and increase your Ultimate generation. 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 Ultimates when ready to hurt your enemies but also to restore your resources.

FAQ – Stamina Dragonknight PVP Build

Is Stamina Dragonknight good for PVP?

Stamina Dragonknight is a sturdy Class with great defense for PVP in ESO! A great option to defend objectives and fight outnumbered. Sustain can be tricky but thanks to Ultimate abilities it is easy to restore your resources. For a Stamdk Build with great offense and defense you can take a look at this Stamina Dragonknight PVP Build!

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