ESO Warden PvP Healer Build

This guide gives skills, champion points, and gear for an ESO Warden PvP Healer Build!

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

Why Should You Play the ESO Warden PvP Healer Build?

The ESO Warden PvP Healer Build are a well-rounded class in The Elder Scrolls Online, their skills and passives make them one of the strongest healers for any content. Here we will focus on a Warden PvP healer build that offers a ton of healing, survivability, and unique buffs for group play. This build can be played aggressively or defensively while keeping your group and yourself alive with ease, that being said, it is an ideal choice for players of any experience level.

Warden PvP Healer Features and Mechanics

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

  • Class – Warden
  • Weapon One – Restoration staff
  • Weapon Two – Ice Staff
  • Armor Types: 2 Light, 3 Medium, 2 Heavy
  • Race: Argonian
  • Infection: Vampire Stage 3
  • Attributes: 32 Magicka, 32 Health
  • Mundus Stone: Ritual

Skills

Bar One: Restoration Staff

Budding Seeds (Morph of Healing Seed | Skill Line : Green Balance) – Amazing AoE heal, you and your allies within the area are healed when the ability blooms. An ally can activate a synergy that grants healing over time.

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. [Flex] Enchanted Growth (morph of Fungal Growth | Warden/Green Balance skill line): Decent AoE heal for you and your allies. Applies Minor Intellect and Minor Endurance to those healed, increasing Magicka and Stamina Recovery. This ability is good to flex in when extra Magicka and Stamina sustain is needed, or other healers in group are using Combat Prayer.

Overflowing Altar (Morph of Blood Altar | Skill Line : Undaunted) – Non-mobile but insane HPS when stationary fights are happening.

Energy Orb (Morph of Necrotic Orb | Skill Line : Undaunted) – AoE heal that procs synery returning resources.

Radiating Regeneration (Morph of Regeneration | Skill Line : Restoration Staff) – Very important multi-targeting heal over time ability for group play, especially for mobile encounters, also helps to proc specific healer sets. Spam ability to cover more targets if needed.

Life Giver (Morph of Panacea | Skill Line : Restoration Staff) – Amazing burst heal ultimate that also applies a strong healing over time effect to you or a nearby ally. When casting the ability, Regeneration, Blessing of Protection, and Steadfast Ward are applied at no cost. This ability is great for fights that require mobility. [Flex] Healing Thicket (morph of Secluded Grove | Warden/Green Balance skill line): Another strong burst heal ultimate that also applies a healing over time effect while in the area and while leaving. Very cheap to use ultimate cost, works best in stationary fights like objective defenses.

Bar Two: Ice Staff

Weapon Choices

  1. Restoration Staff
  2. Ice Staff
  3. Sword and Shield

Elusive Mist (Morph of Mist Form | Skill Line : Vampire) – Helpful mobility skill. It teleports you on a short distance, giving you an extremely powerful tool.

Shimmering Shield (Morph of Crystallized Shield | Skill Line : Winter’s Embrace) – Very strong shield that absorbs a massive amount damage from 3 projectiles. Each time a projectile is absorbed you restore Magicka and gain Major Heroism, increasing sustain and Ultimate regeneration.

Echoing Vigor (Morph of Vigor | Skill Line : Assault) – Nice self-heal to you and your group. Id uses stamina helping with the sustain.

Arctic Blast (Morph of Arctic Wind | Skill Line : Winter’s Embrace) – Great healing

Expansive Frost Cloak (Morph of Frost Cloak | Skill Line : Winter’s Embrace) – Extra resistance for protection

Permafrost (Morph of Sleet Storm | Skill Line : Winter’s Embrace) – Amazing Ultimate that can be used offensively and defensively. Deals small amount of Frost Damage, mainly used for the snare and Chilled status effect that it applies to enemies in the area. You and nearby allies also gain Major Protection, reducing damage taken by 10%.

Passives Skills

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

  • Animal Companions (class skill line)
  • Green Balance (class skill line)
  • Winter’s Embrace (class skill line)
  • Restoration Staff (weapon skill line)
  • Destruction Staff (weapon skill line)
  • Light Armor
  • Medium Armor
  • Heavy Armor
  • Undaunted
  • Racial
  • Alliance War Support
  • Alliance War Assault
  • Crafting, Alchemy Medicinal Use
  • Infection: Vampire

Gear

Small Group Content

Ideally used with a 2-6 player group.

SlotTypeSetTraitGlyph
HeadheavyOzezan the InfernoDivinesPrismatic
ShoulderslightOzezan the InfernoDivinesMagicka
ChestheavyMara’s BalmReinforcedPrismatic
LegsmediumPhoenix Moth TheurgeReinforcedPrismatic
GlovesmediumPhoenix Moth TheurgeDivinesMagicka
BootsmediumPhoenix Moth TheurgeDivinesMagicka
BeltlightArmor of the TraineeDivinesMagicka
Weapon OneRestoration StaffPhoenix Moth TheurgePoweredWeapon Damage
Weapon TwoIce StaffMara’s BalmPoweredStamina Recovery
NecklacePearls of EhlnofeySwiftMagicka Recovery
Ring 1Mara’s BalmSwiftMagicka Recovery
Ring 2Mara’s BalmSwiftMagicka Recovery
ESO Warden PvP Healer Build ideal for 2 – 6 players
Monster and Mythic

Ozezan the Inferno = monster helm from update 37, Scribes of Fate in Scriverner’s Hall dungeon. 

  • Why? This provides exceptional defensive capabilities if you run multiple heals over time.
Flex Options

Pearls of Ehlnofey = this mythic requires DLC and Scrying. It provides an unbelievable ultimate generation. 

  • Why? This mythic provides an unbelievable amount of ultimate generation.
Flex Options:
Gear sets

Mara’s Balm = Defensive set, Obtained from the Rewards of the Worthy coffers

  • WHY? one of the strongest defensive sets in the game even post-nerf in update 37. Additionally, this provides a free cleanse every 30 seconds making you extremely tanky.  Swap if you prefer something else in heavy armor.

Phoenix Moth Theurge = buff set, that comes from overland Firesong DLC Galen and Y’ffelon zone or bought from the traders. 

  • This set provides incredible group utility and helps sustain stamina.
FLEX OPTIONS BUFF SET
FLEX OPTIONS DEFENSIVE SET

Trainee = Comes from base game starter island overland zones or sold at guild traders.  This set simply gives you extra stats and is easy to obtain.


Zerging Gear Set-up

This setup sacrifices survivability and assumes you have a larger group.

SlotTypeSetTraitGlyph
HeadmediumEarthgoreWell-fittedPrismatic
ShoulderslightEarthgoreWell-fittedMagicka
ChestheavyTraineeReinforcedPrismatic
LegslightSpell Power CureSturdyPrismatic
GloveslightSpell Power CureSturdyMagicka
BootsmediumSnow TreadersSturdyMagicka
BeltmediumTraineeWell-fittedMagicka
Weapon OneRestoration StaffPhoenix Moth TheurgePoweredWeapon Damage
Weapon TwoIce StaffBlessing of the PotentatesPoweredStamina Recovery
NecklaceSpell Power CureSwiftMagicka Recovery
Ring 1Spell Power CureSwiftMagicka Recovery
Ring 2Spell Power CureSwiftMagicka Recovery
ESO Warden PvP Healer Build ideal for zerging
Monster Helm:

Earthgore: obtained in Bloodroot Forge

  • Why? gives a burst heal, mini negate and cleanse.

FLEX OPTIONS

Gear Sets:

Phoenix Moth Theurge = this set comes from overland Firesong DLC Galen and Y’ffelon zone or bought from the traders.  This set provides incredible group utility and helps sustain stamina.

Spell Power Cure: obtained in white gold tower dungeon.

  • WHY? Major courage adds tons of damage and this set is mobile.

FLEX OPTIONS BUFF SET

Mara’s Balm = PvP Rewards of the worthy boxes

  • WHY? one of the strongest defensive sets in the game even post-nerf in update 37. Additionally, this provides a free cleanse every 15 seconds making you extremely tanky.  Swap if you prefer something else in heavy armor.

FLEX OPTIONS DEFENSIVES

Blessing of the Potentates: Cyrodiil, Vlastarus Elite Gear Vendor

  • WHY? great cost reduction after casting combat pray

FLEX OPTION

No-Proc PvP

Meant for no proc no CP PvP campaigns in Cyrodiil

SlotTypeSetTraitGlyph
HeadheavyDomihausWell-fittedPrismatic
ShouldersmediumSwarm MothersWell-fittedMagicka
ChestheavyMark of the PariahReinforcedPrismatic
LegsheavyMark of the PariahWell-fittedPrismatic
GloveslightAmber PlasmSturdyMagicka
BootslightAmber PlasmSturdyMagicka
BeltlightAmber PlasmSturdyMagicka
Weapon OneRestoration StaffAmber PlasmPoweredSpell damage
Weapon TwoSwordAmber PlasmPoweredEscapist’s Poison IX
SecondaryShieldAmber PlasmSturdyHealth
NecklaceMark of the PariahSwiftMagicka Recovery
Ring 1Mark of the PariahTriuneMagicka Recovery
Ring 2Mark of the PariahSwiftMagicka Recovery
ESO Warden PvP Healer for No-Proc Pvp
Monster Helm

Domihaus: obtained in Falkreath Hold & Swarm Mother

  • Why? massive 1pc bonuses give you huge stat pools.

FLEX OPTION

Gear Sets:

Mark of the Pariah: obtained in overland Orsinium or bought from traders.

  • Why? great mitigation set on at all times that’s very easy to obtain.

Amber Plasm: obtained in Ruins of Mazzatun dungeon Shadows of the Hist DLC.

  • Why? Carries your resource sustain in no CP.

Race

Best Choice

Argonian

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

Secondary Choice

Breton

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

Attributes

Health

Stamina

Magicka

32032

Mundus Stone

Ritual – Increases healing effectiveness by 8%

Champion Points – ESO Warden PvP Healer

Warfare Constellation Champion Points – ESO Warden 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 Warden PvP Healer:

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

This would be the bare minimum setup, spending 230 CP (690 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 530 spent 1,590 total spent.

Fitness Constellation Champion Points

ESO Fitness Champion Tree

Below are recommended Fitness Champion Point selections for the ESO Warden PvP Healer:

  1. Boundless Vitality (slottable) 50
  2. Sprinter – 10
  3. Wind Chaser – sub constellation – Hasty – 8
  4. Wind Chaser – sub constellation – Celerity (slottable) – 50
  5. Tireless Guardian – 10
  6. Walking Fortress – sub constellation – nimble protector – 3
  7. Walking Fortress – sub constellation – Bracing Anchor (slottable) – 50
  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 and 1,626 total spent.

Craft Constellation Champion Points

ESO Craft Champion Tree

Below are recommended Craft Champion Point selections for the ESO Warden 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 Warden PvP Healer

Class: Warden

Race: Argonian

Infection: Vampire (Stage 3)

Attributes: 32 Health, 32 Magicka

Mundus Stone: Atronach

Weapon One: Restoration Staff

Weapon Two: Sword and Board

Armor Set 1: Mara’s Balm

Armor Set 2: Phoenix Moth Theurge

Monster Helm: Ozezan the Inferno

Mythic: Pearls of Ehlnofey

Armor Weight: 2 Light, 3 Medium, 2 Heavy

Skill Bar 1

  • Radiating Regeneration
  • Budding Seeds
  • Blessing of Protection
  • Overflowing Alter
  • Energy Orb
  • Life Giver (Ultimate)

Skill Bar 2

  • Shimmering Shield
  • Echoing Vigor
  • Elusive Mist
  • Arctic Blast
  • Expansive Frost Cloak
  • Permafrost (Ultimate)

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