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Stamina Sorcerer Bow DPS Build

Arrow is a Stamina Sorcerer Bow DPS PVE Build for Solo and Group gameplay. The build is using Sorcerer Class skills and the Bow as its only weapon to deal strong damage and complete almost every PVE content. If you are a new player, you can take a look at my Sorcerer Beginner Guide. For a more traditional Stamina Sorcerer PVE Build, you can take a look at Tempest.

If you are looking for a Solo PVE Build for Arenas like the Maelstrom Arena and Vateshran Hollows, take a look at my Stamina Sorcerer Solo Build. You can find more Builds in the Sorcerer Builds page.

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Stamina Sorcerer 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 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 Sorcerer Bow DPS Build

Skills for Stamina Sorcerer Bow DPS Build

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

Daedric PreyCrystal Weapon/Silver ShardsBarbed TrapSummon Volatile FamiliarBound Armaments/Razor CaltropsFlawless Dawnbreaker
Endless HailPoison InjectionHurricaneSummon Volatile FamiliarCritical SurgeSummon Charged Atronach
  • Daedric Prey(Daedric Curse): Deals damage and boosts Pet’s damage.
  • Crystal Weapon(Crystal Shard): Powerful spammable. You can also use Silver Shards(Silver Bolts) as an alternative skill.
  • Barbed Trap(Trap Beast): Very good DOT damage and a boost to our Critical Damage.
  • Summon Volatile Familiar(Summon Unstable Familiar): Can DPS and stun enemies with its ability.
  • Bound Armaments(Bound Armor): Summons Daggers that you can throw to enemies. When playing solo you can replace this skill with Razor Caltrops(Caltrops).
  • Flawless Dawnbreaker(Dawnbreaker): It buffs our weapon damage and deals great direct and DOT damage.
  • Endless Hail(Volley): Great AOE-DOT skill.
  • Poison Injection(Poison Arrow): Another great DOT damage skill that deals strong poison damage.
  • Hurricane(Lightning Form): Increases our defenses and is constantly hurting our targets with its AOE-DOT damage.
  • Critical Surge(Surge): Passive healing. Can replace with Resolving Vigor(Vigor).
  • Summon Charged Atronach(Summon Storm Atronach): One of our Ultimates. Deals Shock damage, sets enemies concussed and grants Major Berserk to allies.

Passive Skills for Stamina Sorcerer Bow DPS Build

Very important passive skills that can help you maximize the potential of your Sorcerer 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 Sorcerer 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, Exploiter
  • 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, Fortified, Rejuvenation, Boundless Vitality
  • Passive: Sprinter, Hasty, Tireless Guardian, Hero’s Vigor, Mystic Tenacity, Tumbling, Defiance

Consumables for Stamina Sorcerer Bow DPS Build

We are using Artaeum Takeaway Broth as Food and Essence of Weapon Power as Potions.

Info for Stamina Sorcerer Bow Build

Several important info for the Sorcerer 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 Sorcerer 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 Sorcerer Bow DPS Build

Drink a potion, activate Critical Surge and set your Barbed Trap. Use Endless Hail, Poison Injection, Hurricane, Razor Caltrops(when solo) and switch bars. Continue with Daedric Prey, Summon Volatile Familiar, Bound Armaments(if ready), Crystal Weapon/Silver Shards as your spammable. Keep attacking with Crystal Weapon/Silver Shards and re cast the other skills when necessary. Use your Ultimates when ready and always Light Attack before every skill/action!

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