ESO One Bar PvP Magicka Warden Build

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

Magicka Warden PvP Build One Bar

This build has been updated for the Updated 42, the Gold Road Chapter of the Elder Scrolls Online (ESO).

Why Should You Play ESO One Bar PvP Magicka Warden Build?

his ESO One Bar PvP Magicka Warden Build is ideal for players looking for survivability, sustainability, mobility, group utility, and damage. The Magden play style revolves around crowd control through snares, immobilization, and stuns.  This build will give you ranged damage, strong healing, and mobility.

ESO Magicka Warden PvP Build Features and Mechanics

Below are some of the features found using the ESO Magicka Warden PvP Build in the Elder Scrolls Online:

  • Class – Warden
  • Weapon One – Destruction Staff
  • Armor Types: 3 Heavy, 1 Medium, 3 Light
  • Mythic: Oakensoul
  • Race: Dark Elf
  • Attributes: 32 Magicka, 32 Health
  • Mundus Stone: Attronach

Skills

Skill Set 1 Front Bar

Deep Fissure (Morph of Scorch | Skill Line : Animal Companions) – massive damage single target and AoE, keep up at all times.

Deceptive Predator (Morph of Falcon’s Swiftness | Skill Line : Animal Companions) – Mobility tool.

Resolving Vigor (Morph of Vigor | Skill Line : Assault) – Secondary heal or time.

Screaming Cliff Racer (Morph of Dive | Skill Line : Animal Companions) – Main spammable at range.

Arctic Blast (Morph of Arctic Wind | Skill Line : Winter’s Embrace) – magicka based heal which can also stun enemies.

Shooting Star (Morph of Meteor | Skill Line : Mages Guild) – Massive burst damage to use at range.

Passives Skills

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

  • Winter’s Embrace (class skill line)
  • Animal Companions  (class skill line)
  • Green Balance (class skill line)
  • Destruction Staff (weapon skill line)
  • Light Armor
  • Medium Armor
  • Heavy Armor
  • Undaunted
  • Mage’s Guild
  • Alchemy Medicinal
  • Race
  • Assault Alliance
  • Alliance Support
  • Vampire (optional stage 3)

Gear 1: Optimal With Mythic

This is for the highest damage loadout possible, flex options below if you don’t have this gear

SlotTypeSetTraitGlyph
HeadheavyMagma IncarnateWell-fittedPrismatic
ShouldersmediumTarnished NightmareWell-fittedMagicka
ChestheavyDaedric TrickeryReinforcedPrismatic
LegsheavyDaedric TrickeryWell-fittedPrismatic
GloveslightDaedric TrickeryWell-fittedMagicka
BootslightDaedric TrickeryWell-fittedMagicka
BeltlightDaedric TrickeryWell-fittedMagicka
Weapon OneLightning StaffTarnished NightmareSharpenedSpell Damage
NecklaceTarnished NightmareSwiftSpell Damage
Ring 1Oakensoul ringInfusedMagicka Recovery
Ring 2Tarnished NightmareSwiftSpell Damage
Strongest Possible ESO One Bar PvP Magicka Warden Build
Monster Helms and Mythic

Magma Incarnate: obtained from Vet Dread Cellar; requires Waking Flame DLC

  • Why? Best all around 2pc monster helm for solo or small group.

FLEX OPTIONS for Monster Helm:

Oakensoul: obtained through ESO Mythics/antiquities system.  You need 5 items to be able to create the Mythic item. CLICK HERE FOR LEADS:

  • Igneous Inlays Volcanic Vents in the High Isle and Amenos zone (High Isle)
  • Larimar Gems Titanclaw boss at Mudcrab Beach (south-west) (Stormhaven)
  • Petrified Oak Loop Murkmire Strongboxes (Murkmire zone)
  • Sacred Resin Any Mob (Malabal Tor)
  • Stone Shank Frame Blacksmithing nodes in Glenumbra (High Isle)

FLEX OPTIONS for Mythic

Gear Sets

Tarnished Nightmare = obtainable from Bedlam Veil dungeon, Requires DLC Scions of Ithelia

  • Why? High AoE damage and crit

FLEX OPTIONS

Daedric Trickery: craftable, Vanderfell zone

  • Why? generates incredible buffs that stack on top of each other, including Major Heroism which is the best for DK.

FLEX OPTIONS DEFENSIVE

Gear 2: Without Mythic

This is for the highest damage loadout possible, flex options below if you don’t have this gear

SlotTypeSetTraitGlyph
HeadheavyRoksa the WarpedWell-fittedPrismatic
ShouldersmediumRoksa the WarpedWell-fittedMagicka
ChestheavyMark of the PariahReinforcedPrismatic
LegsheavyMark of the PariahWell-fittedPrismatic
GloveslightDaedric TrickerySturdyMagicka
BootslightDaedric TrickerySturdyMagicka
BeltlightDaedric TrickerySturdyMagicka
Weapon OneFire StaffDaedric TrickerySharpenedDrain Health Poison
NecklaceMark of the PariahInfusedMagicka Recovery
Ring 1Mark of the PariahInfusedSpell Damage
Ring 2Mark of the PariahInfusedSpell Damage
Strongest Gear Setup for ESO One Bar PvP Magicka Warden Build Without Mythics
Monster Helms

Roksa the Warped: obtained from Vet Bal Sunnar; Scribes of Fate DLC

  • Why? carries your survivability and resource sustain in a two piece set, without Engine Guardian droid.

FLEX OPTIONS

Gear Sets

Mark of the Pariah: an overland set obtained in Wrothgar; requires Orsinium DLC

  • Why? Great defensive set that gives you additional health, armor and resistance

FLEX OPTIONS

Daedric Trickery: craftable set found in Vvardenfell; requires Morrowind DLC

  • Why? Increases all attributes, and grants a RNG buff on damage dealt every 9 seconds

FLEX OPTIONS

Gear 3: No CP PvP

This setup is made for Cyrodiil Campaigns or IC that doesn’t allow proc sets.

SlotTypeSetTraitGlyph
HeadheavyOrder’s WrathWell-fittedPrismatic
ShouldersmediumMagma IncarnateWell-fittedMagicka
ChestheavyOrder’s WrathReinforcedPrismatic
LegsheavyOrder’s WrathWell-fittedPrismatic
GloveslightOrder’s WrathWell-fittedMagicka
BootslightOrder’s WrathWell-fittedMagicka
BeltlightWillow’s PathWell-fittedMagicka
Weapon OneLightning StaffWillow’s PathSharpenedSpell Damage
NecklaceWillow’s PathInfusedSpell Damage
Ring 1Oakensoul ringInfusedMagicka Recovery
Ring 2Willow’s PathInfusedSpell Damage
Strongest Gear Setup for ESO One Bar PvP Magicka Warden Build for No Proc PvP
Monster Helms

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

Willow’s Path: 6 trait craftable set (Bangkorai, Reaper’s March, The Rift Zones) or bought from traders.

  • Why? Provides great recovery/sustain and insane with Orzorga’s Smoked Bear Haunch food

FLEX OPTIONS

Order’s Wrath = 3 trait craftable set in High Isle Zone, High Isle DLC or bought from traders.

  • Why? none proc set that amps both our damage and healing if running high critical.

FLEX OPTIONS

Race

The best race choices for the One Bar PvP Magicka Warden:

  1. Dark Elf: Best overall damage and max stats, but weaker resource sustain.
  2. Nord: Gives ultimate back when taknig damage feeding your sustain.
  3. Breton: Great for pure resource sustain.

Attributes

Consider splitting your attributes into 32 health and 32 magicka. You want to reach at least 32,000 health inside your PvP context. Adjust if not reaching those numbers.

Mundus Stone

The Atronach is the best Mundus Stone for the One Bar PvP Magicka Warden because it increases Magicka recovery.

Champion Points – ESO One Bar PvP Magicka Warden Build

Warfare

ESO Warfare Champion Tree

Below is a step-by-step method for slotting your champion points in the Warfare tree (blue) for the ESO One Bar PvP Magicka Warden Build.  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.

  1. Precision 10
  2. Fighting Finesse (slottable) 50
  3. Extended might – sub constellation – piercing 10
  4. Master-at-Arms (slottable) 50
  5. Mastered Curation – sub constellation – Blessed 10
  6. Focused Mending (slottable) 50
  7. Eldritch Insight – 10
  8. Staving Death sub-constellation – Quick Recovery 10
  9. Staving Death sub-constellation – Ironclad (slottable) 50

This would be the bare minimum setup, spending 250 CP (750 total required). The next step is to max out passives, that do not require a slottable but increase performance. 

  1. Precision 10
  2. Tireless Discipline 20
  3. Eldritch Insight 10
  4. Blessed 10
  5. Quick Recovery 10
  6. Piercing 20
  7. Battle Mastery 40
  8. Mighty 30
  9. Flawless Ritual 40
  10. War Mage 30
  11. Hardy 20
  12. Elemental Aegis 20
  13. Preparation 20

This would max out the Warfare tree with all active and passive champion points at 470 spent 1,410 total spent.

Fitness

ESO Fitness Champion Tree

Below are recommended Fitness Tree Champion Point selections for the ESO One Bar PvP Magicka Warden Build:

  1. Fortified (slottable) 50
  2. Sprinter 10
  3. Wind Chase sub-constellation – Hasty  8
  4. Wind Chaser sub-constellation – Celerity 50 (slottable)
  5. Hero’s Vigor 10
  6. Survivor’s Spite sub-constellation – Mystic Tenacity 10
  7. Survivor’s Spite sub-constellation – Pain’s Refuge 50 (slottable)
  8. Survival Instincts – (slottable) 50

This would be the bare minimum setup, spending 238 CP (714 total required). The next step is to max out passives, that do not require a slottable but increase performance. 

  1. Sprinter 10
  2. Hero’s Vigor 10
  3. Tumbling 20
  4. Defiance 20
  5. Hasty 8
  6. Tireless Guardian 20
  7. Fortification 30
  8. Nimble Protector 6
  9. Tempered Soul 50
  10. Rousing Speed 50
  11. Savage Defense 30
  12. Bashing Brutality 20

This would max out the fitness tree with all active passive champion points at 512 cp spent 1,536 total spent

Craft

ESO Craft Champion Tree

Below are recommended Craft Tree selections for the ESO One Bar PvP Magicka Warden Build:

  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 – ESO One Bar PvP Magicka Warden Build

The best consumables for the ESO One Bar PvP Magicka Warden build are Bewitch Sugar Skulls food and Essence of Health tri-stat potions. Bewitched Sugar Skulls give a massive boost to overall stats but sacrifices recovery. If you struggle with recovery, use Orzorga’s Smoked Bear Haunch or cheaper Jewels of Misrule. The essence of health or Tri-static potions is the best to passively give you a flood of resources and tri-recovery with alchemy medicinal use. Immovability potions are also helpful. Below is our recommended food and potion choices:

  • Bewitched Sugar Skulls: Increase Max Health by 4620, Max Stamina and Max Magicka by 4250, and Health Recovery by 462 for 2 hours. Ingredients: Scrib Jelly (2), Flour (5), Columbine (2), Bervez Juice (2), Honey (5).
    • Orzorga’s Smoked Bear Haunch (recovery): Increase Max Health by 4312, Health Recovery by 406 and Stamina and Magicka Recovery by 369 (effects are scaled based on your level) Ingredients: Red Meat (1), Tomato (1), White Cap (1), Frost Mirriam (1), Perfect Roe (1).
    • Jewels of Misrule (cheap): Increase Stamina and Magicka Recovery by 357 and Max Health by 3927 for 2 hours. (effects are scaled based on your level) Ingredients: Rose (1), Mint (1), Lotus(1), Columbine (1), Bervez Juice (1)
  • Essence of Health (tri-stat): 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.
    • Essecene of Immovability: Restores health and stamina and is immune to knockback effects. Ingredients Namria’s Rot, Columbine, and Mountain Flower.

Build Summary – ESO One Bar PvP Magicka Warden Build

Class: Warden

Race: Dark Elf

Attributes: 32 Magicka, 32 Health

Mundus Stone: Atronach

Weapon One: Destruction Staff

Armor Set 1: Order’s Wrath

Armor Set 2: Daedric Trickery

Monster Helm: Magma Incarnate

Mythic: Oakensoul Ring

Armor Weight: 3 Light, 1 Medium, 3 Heavy

Infection: Vampire (optional)

Skill Bar 1

  • Deep Fissure
  • Deceptive Predator
  • Resolving Vigor
  • Screaming Cliff Racer
  • Arctic Blast
  • Shooting Star (Ultimate)

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