ESO Dragonknight One Bar PvP Healer Build

The guide gives skills, champion points, and gear for an ESO Dragonknight One Bar PvP Healer Build!

This build has been updated for the Update 40 patch of the Elder Scrolls Online.

Why Should You Play ESO Dragonknight One Bar PvP Healer Build?

The ESO DragonKnight One Bar PvP Healer Build is versatile and strong. Oakensoul makes the one-bar healer effective because you aren’t required to maintain as many buffs. The Dragonknight brings its unique toolkit to the table. It may not be a meta-healing class, but it is super tanky and survivable.

Dragonknight One Bar PvP Healer Features and Mechanics

Below are some of the features found using the ESO Dragonknight One Bar Pvp Healer Build in the Elder Scrolls Online:

  • Class – Dragonknight
  • Weapon One – Restoration staff
  • Armor Types: 3 Light, 1 Medium, 3 Heavy
  • Race: Breton
  • Attributes: 32 Magicka, 32 Health
  • Mundus Stone: Ritual
  • Mythic: Oakensoul

Skills

restoration staff

we use restoration staff for our healing abilities

Radiating Regeneration (Morph of Regeneration | Skill Line : Restoration Staff) – Heal over time that procs Spell Powered Cure gear set.

Race Against Time (Morph of Accelerate | Skill Line : Psijic Order) – High mobility skill. snare removal

Energy Orb (Morph of Necrotic Orb | Skill Line : Undaunted) – Great ability for resource sustain and healing along with synergy on activation.

Cauterize (Morph of Inferno | Skill Line : Ardent Flame) – Just slotting this ability gives you Major Prophecy and Savagery, and casting grants a heal for yourself and an ally.

Blessing of Protection (Skill Line : Restoration Staff) – This is your burst heal in a massive AoE with armor buff. Other morph is great for more damage output but less bursty.

Life Giver (Morph of Panacea | Skill Line : Restoration Staff) – insane survivability for you or the group with mobility and low cost.

Passives Skills

Consider taking all of the passives in the below skill trees to increase your builds performance without slotting any skills:

  • Ardent Flame (class skill line)
  • Draconic Power (class skill line)
  • Earthen Heart (class skill line)
  • Restoration Staff (weapon skill line)
  • Light Armor
  • Medium Armor
  • Heavy Armor
  • Undaunted
  • Racial
  • Alliance War Support
  • Alliance War Assault
  • Crafting, Alchemy Medicinal Use
  • Infection: Vampire (optional)

Optimal Gear Setup

Use with Oakensoul

SlotTypeSetTraitGlyph
HeadheavyMara’s BalmWell-fittedPrismatic
ShouldersmediumMagma IncarnateWell-fittedMagicka
ChestheavyMara’s BalmReinforcedPrismatic
LegsheavyMara’s BalmWell-fittedPrismatic
GloveslightRallying CryWell-fittedMagicka
BootslightRallying CryWell-fittedMagicka
BeltlightRallying CryWell-fittedMagicka
Weapon OneRestoration StaffMara’s BalmPowered > DecisiveSpell Damage
NecklaceRallying CrySwiftSpell Damage
Ring 1Oakensoul ringInfusedMagicka Recovery
Ring 2Rallying CrySwiftSpell Damage
Optimal Gear Setup for the ESO Dragonknight One Bar PvP Healer
Monster Helm and Mythic

Magma Incarnate: helmet obtained in Veteran dungeon The Dread Cellar, Waking Flame DLC, shoulders bought from Urgarlag Chief-bane the Pledge Master

  • Why? 1 piece gives stamina and magical recovery helps with sustain.

FLEX OPTIONS:

Oakensoul: obtained through ESO Mythics/antiquities system. You need 5 objects(leads) to be able to create the Mythic item. Location of the 5 leads (click for details)

  • Why? The best one bar item for a DPS

FLEX OPTIONS

Gear Sets

Rallying Cry: obtained from Rewards for the Worthy boxes, Cyrodiil

  • WHY? Great PVP set for group utility, that adds extra damage and survivability

FLEX OPTIONS BUFF SET

Mara’s Balm: obtained from Rewards for the Worthy boxes, Cyrodiil, Lost Depths DLC

  • Why? Extremely strong survival set. When a negative effect is removed from you, you restore health so remember to slot one negative effect removal skill on your bar

FLEX OPTIONS DEFENSIVES

Without Mythics

Use without Oakensoul

SlotTypeSetTraitGlyph
HeadheavyEarthgoreWell-fittedPrismatic
ShouldersmediumEarthgoreWell-fittedMagicka
ChestheavyGrace of GloomReinforcedPrismatic
LegsheavyGrace of GloomWell-fittedPrismatic
GloveslightSpell Power CureWell-fittedMagicka
BootslightSpell Power CureWell-fittedMagicka
BeltlightSpell Power CureWell-fittedMagicka
Weapon OneRestoration StaffSpell Power CurePoweredSpell damage
NecklaceGrace of GloomSwiftMagicka Recovery
Ring 1Grace of GloomInfusedMagicka Recovery
Ring 2Grace of GloomSwiftMagicka Recovery
Optimal Gear Setup for the ESO Dragonknight One Bar PvP Healer without a Mythic.
Monster Helm

Earthgore: helmet obtained in veteran DLC dungeon Bloodroot Forge, from the Horns of the Reach DLC

  • Why? Cleanses all negative effects and heals a group member under 50% health
Flex options for Monster Helm:
Gear Sets

Spell Power Cure = Located in the White Gold Tower Dungeon, Imperial City DLC required

Why? very strong extra buff that gives your group higher damage

Flex Option for Buff Set:

Grace of Gloom = Overland set from Summerset, Requires Summerset DLC

Why? good selfish survivability and major evasion buff

Flex Options for Defensive Set:

Race

Best Choice

Breton

Insane sustainability with added damage mitigation, lacks spell damage or increased healing.

Secondary Choice

Argonian

Great for pure healing and survival, decent sustainability, but has less Max Magicka.

Attributes

Health

Stamina

Magicka

32032

Mundus Stone

Atronach – Increases Magicka recovery by 310

Champion Points – ESO Dragonknight One Bar PvP Healer

Warfare Constellation Champion Points – ESO Dragonknight PvP Healer

ESO Warfare Champion Tree

Below is a step-by-step method for slotting your champion points in the Warfare tree (blue).  We have used the minimum possible to reach 4 slottable selections all maxed out.  If you have more CP, consider taking more in the passives for optimal performance.

Below are recommended Warfare Champion Point selections for the ESO One Bar Dragonknight PvP Healer:

  1. Eldritch Insight – 10
  2. Mastered Curation – sub constellation – Blessed – 10
  3. Soothing Tide (slottable) 50
  4. Focused Mending (slottable) 50
  5. Precision – 10
  6. Fighting Finesse (slottable) 50
  7. Staving death – sub con – quick recovery – 10
  8. Staving death – sub con – ironclad –(slottable) 50

This would be the bare minimum setup, spending 240 CP (720 total required). The next step is to max out passives, that do not require a slottable but increase performance. 

  1. Precision 20
  2. Piercing 20
  3. Tireless discipline 20
  4. Eldritch insight 10
  5. Blessed 10
  6. Quick recovery 20
  7. Battle mastery 40
  8. Mighty 30
  9. Flawless ritual 40
  10. War mage 30
  11. Elemental aegis 20
  12. Hardy 20
  13. Preparation 20

This would max out the Warfare tree with all active and passive champion points at 510 spent 1,560 total spent.

Fitness Constellation Champion Points

ESO Fitness Champion Tree

Below are recommended Fitness Champion Point selections for the ESO One Bar Dragonknight PvP Healer:

  1. Boundless Vitality (slottable) 50
  2. Rejuvenation (slottable) 50
  3. Sprinter – 10
  4. Wind Chaser – sub constellation – Hasty – 8
  5. Wind Chaser – sub constellation – Celerity (slottable) – 50
  6. Tireless Guardian – 10
  7. Walking Fortress – sub constellation – nimble protector – 3
  8. Hero’s Vigor – 10
  9. Survivor’s spite – sub constellation –  Mystic Tenacity – 10
  10. Survivor’s spite – sub constellation – Pain’s Refuge (slottable) – 50

This would be the bare minimum setup, spending 251 CP (753 total required). The next step is to max out passives, that do not require a slottable but increase performance.  

  1. Hero’s vigor 10
  2. Tumbling 30
  3. Sprinter 10
  4. Defiance 20
  5. Hasty 8
  6. Tireless guardian 10
  7. Fortification 30
  8. Nimble 3
  9. Mystic tenacity 40
  10. Tempered soul 50
  11. Piercing gaze 30
  12. Savage defense  30
  13. Bashing brutality 20

This would max out the fitness tree with all active passive champion points at 542 cp spent 1,626 total spent.

Craft Constellation Champion Points

ESO Craft Champion Tree

Below are recommended Craft Champion Point selections for the ESO One Bar Dragonknight PvP Healer:

  1. Steed’s blessing – (slottable) 50
  2. Breakfall 10
  3. Wanderer 15
  4. Steadfast 10
  5. Rationer 10
  6. Liquid efficiency (slottable) 75
  7. Treasure hunter 50
  8. Master gatherer 15
  9. Gifted rider (slottable) 100
  10. War mount (slottable) 120

This would be the bare minimum setup, spending 455CP (1365 total required). The next step is to max out passives, that do not require a slottable but increase performance.

  1. Steadfast enchantment 40cp
  2. Breakfall 40 cp
  3. Wanderer 60
  4. Fortunes favor 10
  5. Friends in low places 25
  6. Out of sight 30
  7. Fleet of Phantom 40
  8. Soul’s Reservoir 33
  9. Gilded fingers 50
  10. Fortunes favor 40
  11. Inspiration boost 45
  12. Infamous 30

This would max out the crafting tree with all active passive champion points at 898 cp spent 2,694 total spent.

Consumables

Orzorga’s Smoked Bear Haunch

Type: Foods

BEST FOR SUSTAIN: Increase Max Health by 4312, Health Recovery by 406 and Stamina and Magicka Recovery by 369 for 2 hours. Ingredients: Frost Mirriam (1), Perfect Roe (1), Red Meat (1), Tomato (1), White Cap (1)

Jewels of Misrule

Type: Foods

CHEAP SUSTAIN OPTION: Increase Stamina and Magicka Recovery by 357 and Max Health by 3927 for 2 hours. These effects are scaled based on your level. Ingredients: Bervez Juice (1), Lotus (1), Mint (1), Rose (1), Columbine (1)

Tri-Restoration Potion or Essence of Health (tri-stat)

Type: Potions

Restore 7329 Health, 6618 Magicka, and 6618 Stamina immediately. Grants Major Fortitude, Major Intellect, and Major Endurance which increase your Health Recovery, Magicka Recovery, and Stamina Recovery by 20% for 31.7 seconds. (effects are scaled based on your level) Ingredients: Bugloss, Columbine, Mountain Flower

Escapist’s Poison IX

Type: Poisons

Immobilizes your target and grants you unstoppable, rendering you immune to control effects for 1.6 seconds. This poison will also break you free of ongoing control effects. Inflects hindrance to your target and grants you major expedition, reducing their movement speed by 40% and increasing your movement speed by 30% for 2.3 seconds. Drains stamina from your target, increasing the cost of their stamina abilities by 10% and restores 238 stamina per second to you for 2.3 seconds. (10s cooldown). Ingredients: Columbine, Namira’s Rot, Wormwood

Build Summary – ESO One Bar Dragonknight PvP Healer

Class: Dragonknight

Race: Breton

Attributes: 32 Health, 32 Magicka

Mundus Stone: Atronach

Weapon One: Restoration Staff

Armor Set 1: Mara’s Balm

Armor Set 2: Rallying Cry

Monster Helm: Magma Incarnate

Mythic: Oakensoul ring

Armor Weight: 3 Light, 1 Medium, 3 Heavy

Skill Bar 1

  • Radiating Regeneration
  • Race Against Time
  • Echoing Vigor
  • Cauterize
  • Energy Orb
  • Life Giver (Ultimate)

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