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Werewolf Tank Build

Sentinel is a Werewolf Tank Build, suitable for every Class and Tank. A fun Tank Build that is utilizing the Werewolf skill line to complete 4-man Dungeons mostly. The Tormentor Armor Set is what makes the Werewolf viable as a Tank and for that reason is essential to the build.

If you are a new player, take a look at my Vampire vs Werewolf Guide to understand the differences between the two skill lines. For a Werewolf DPS PVE Build you can take a look at The Beast.

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Werewolf Tank Build Setup

The Setup below will allow you to hold aggro and tank with success almost every PVE content. A few good alternative Sets you can use include Nazaray, Turning Tide, Rush of Agony, Lord Warden and Swarm Mother.

HeadTremorscaleHeavy/Medium/LightInfusedMax. Health/Tri-Stat
ShouldersTremorscaleHeavy/Medium/LightSturdyMax. Health
HandsTormentorHeavySturdyMax. Health
LegsTormentorHeavyInfusedMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
ChestTormentorHeavyInfusedMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
WaistTormentorHeavySturdyMax. Health
FeetTormentorHeavySturdyMax. Health
NecklaceRoar of AlkoshJewelHealthyBracing
RingRoar of AlkoshJewelHealthyBracing
RingRoar of AlkoshJewelHealthyBracing
One Handed WeaponRoar of AlkoshSwordInfusedCrusher
Off-HandRoar of AlkoshShieldSturdyMax. Stamina
StaffRoar of AlkoshLightningInfusedWeakening

Armor Sets for Werewolf Tank Build

Skills for Werewolf Tank Build

The following Skills will allow you to hold aggro and Tank effectively almost every PVE content.

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Skill 1Feral Pounce
Skill 2Howl of Despair
Skill 3Claws of Life
Skill 4Hircine's Fortitude
Skill 5Deafening Roar
Ultimate SkillPack Leader
  • Pack Leader(Werewolf Transformation): This morph offers better damage mitigation, Minor Courage to you and your group as well as two direwolves to fight alongside you.
  • Feral Pounce(Pounce): Works as a Taunt ability thanks to the Tormentor Set.
  • Howl of Despair(Piercing Howl): Use this to set its synergy for your group.
  • Claws of Life(Infectious Claws): Great disease DOT and healing skill.
  • Hircine’s Fortitude(Hircine’s Bounty): Main self heal ability that boosts Health and Stamina Recovery and restores Stamina.
  • Deafening Roar(Roar): Use this skill to debuff enemies.

Passive Skills for Werewolf Tank Build

Very important passive skills that can help you maximize the potential of your Werewolf Tank 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
  • Werewolf Passives: Devour, Pursuit, Blood Rage, Savage Strength, Call of the Pack
  • Undaunted Passives
  • Your Racial Passives
  • Medicinal Use Passive from Alchemy to boost the effectiveness of Potions

Champion Points for Werewolf Tank 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: Unassailable, Bulwark, Reinforced, Last Stand

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


Slottable Stars: Rationer, Liquid Efficiency, Master Gatherer, Plentiful Harvest

Passive: Gilded Fingers, Fortune’s Favor, Wanderer, Steadfast Enchantment, Treasure Hunter(slottable, required for path)


Slottable Stars: Ironclad, Strategic Reserve, Rejuvenation, Boundless Vitality

Passive: Sprinter, Hasty, Tireless Guardian, Hero’s Vigor, Mystic Tenacity, Tumbling, Defiance, Nimble Protector, Savage Defense, Bashing Brutality, Fortification

Consumables for Werewolf Tank Build

We are using Longfin Pasty with Melon Sauce or Bewitched Sugar Skulls and crafted Tri-Stat Essence of Health.

Info for Werewolf Tank Build

Several important info for the Werewolf Tank PVE Build. What Mundus to use, the best race for the build and how to assign your attribute points.

Attribute Points

24 points to Magicka, 6 to Health and 34 to Stamina

Mundus Stone

The Atronach for better Magicka Recovery.

What Race is Best for Werewolf Tank Build

Nord – Imperial – Orc – Argonian is the best race for a Tank Build. You can find more about the playable races in my ESO Race Guide!

Vampire or Werewolf


Rotation for Werewolf Tank Build

Use Feral Pounce to taunt the enemy, then Feral Carnage to apply its bleed. Howl of Despair to set its synergy for your group and Deafening Roar to debuff enemies. Claws of Life to deal Disease Damage and heal yourself, Hircine’s Fortitude to heal, boost your Health/Stamina Recovery and restore Stamina.

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