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Solo Stamina Nightblade PvE Build ESO – Gloom

Solo Stamina Nightblade PvE Build ESO – Gloom

Build Written By: Dottz Gaming – PC NA

Role: Damage Dealer

Patch: Blackwood

Table of Contents

  1. Video
  2. Introduction
  3. Setup
    1. Gear
    2. Attributes
    3. Skills
    4. Vampire vs. Werewolf vs. Mortal
    5. Champion Points
    6. Other Important Info (Food, Mundus, Race, Potions, Passives)
  4. Resource Management & Rotation
  5. Contact Info
  6. Update Log

Introduction

Welcome to DottzGaming.com’s Solo Stamina Nightblade Build PvE, Gloom, for the Elder Scrolls Online! This build is intended for playing solo PvE content, such as questing, public dungeons, Maelstrom Arena, etc.! This build focuses on being a true thief and assassin, giving you the “sneak thief” feel that everyone knows and loves from the single player Elder Scrolls titles! My goal with this build was to create a stamina nightblade build that could play solo effectively, but had strong thematic ties to the class’s identity!

Setup

Gear

Stamina Nightblade Solo PvE Build
Gear Slot Set Weight Trait Enchant Acquisition
Head Selene Medium Divines Stamina Vet Selene’s Web
Shoulders Selene Medium Divines Stamina Undaunted Chest
Gloves Night Mother’s Gaze Medium Divines Stamina Crafted
Legs Night Mother’s Gaze Medium Divines Stamina Crafted
Chest Night Mother’s Gaze Heavy Divines Stamina Crafted
Belt Night Mother’s Embrace Medium Divines Stamina Deshaan or Guild Trader
Boots Night Mother’s Embrace Medium Divines Stamina Deshaan or Guild Trader
Necklace Night Mother’s Embrace Jewelry Robust Stamina Recovery/Weapon Damage Deshaan or Guild Trader
Ring Night Mother’s Embrace Jewelry Robust Weapon Damage Deshaan or Guild Trader
Ring Night Mother’s Embrace Jewelry Robust Weapon Damage Deshaan or Guild Trader
Weapon 1 Night Mother’s Gaze 1h Dagger Precise Poison Crafted
Weapon 2 Night Mother’s Gaze 1h Dagger Sharpened Berserker Crafted
Weapon 2 Thunderous Volley Bow Infused Absorb Stamina Maelstrom Arena

Gear Set Explanation

Selene: This monster set is an amazing choice for any stamina build in PvE. Since the majority of our damage as a stamblade is direct melee damage, we are able to proc this set frequently to deal major AoE damage to our enemies!

Night Mother’s Gaze: This set gives us major fracture, which is key since we wont have a group-mate to provide it and this debuff adds a ton of damage to a build. Plus, since we have a good bit of crit in this build and also automatically crit out of stealth, we will be able to keep this up 100% of the time.

Night Mother’s Embrace: This set gives us the ability to sneak around more easily and for cheaper, allowing us to sneak past monsters we dont want to fight, pickpocket NPCs easier, or proc the Blade of Woe on our targets without them ever noticing we were there.

Thunderous Volley: Adds a ton of AoE damage by increasing the amount of DPS that Arrow Barrage deals. This makes dealing with larger packs of mobs much easier! If you dont have access to either of these bows, Agility will work just fine for your back bar until you acquire it!

Attributes

All points into Stamina.

Skills

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Main Bar – Dual Wield: Surprise Attack, Blood Craze, Relentless Focus, Killer’s Blade, Shrouded Daggers, Incapacitating Strike

Back Bar – Bow: Dark Shade, Endless Hail, Leeching Strikes, Resolving Vigor, Dark Cloak, Soul Tether

Vampire vs. Werewolf vs. Mortal

You are playing a mortal for this build. Neither vampirism nor werewolf offers the build anything it needs to warrant picking one them up.

Champion Points

The list below showcases the order in which champion points should be acquired, the number of points you need to place into that perk and whether or not it needs to be slotted in the CP bar. The Warfare CP perks increase your damage and mitigation and are the most important, the Fitness tree has some miscellaneous sustain and defensive perks and the Craft tree has crafting and non-combat bonuses. The Craft CP points are entirely customizable to however you want, or you can follow the list below.

CHAMPION POINT SETUP
WARFARE (BLUE)

  • Precision – 20
  • Fighting Finesse – 50 (Slotted)
  • Piercing – 20
  • Deadly Aim – 50 (Slotted)
  • Master-at-Arms – 50 (Slotted)
  • Reaving Blows – 50 (Slotted)
  • Tireless Discipline – 20
  • Battle Mastery – 40
  • Mighty – 30
  • Quick Recovery – 20
  • Preparation – 20
  • Elemental Aegis – 20
  • Hardy – 20
  • Blessed – 20
  • Eldritch Insight – 20

FITNESS (RED)

  • Boundless Vitality – 50 (Slotted)
  • Rejuvenation – 50 (Slotted)
  • Tumbling – 30
  • Mystic Tenacity – 10
  • Hero’s Vigor – 20
  • Bloody Renewal – 50 (Slotted)
  • Ironclad – 50 (Slotted)
  • Defiance – 20
  • Tireless Guardian – 20
  • Fortification – 30
  • Hasty – 16
  • Sprinter – 20
  • Nimble Protector – 6
  • Savage Defense – 30
  • Bashing Brutality – 20
  • Piercing Gaze – 30

CRAFT (GREEN)

  • Steed’s Blessing – 50 (Slotted)
  • Breakfall – 50
  • Wanderer – 15
  • Steadfast Enchantment – 50
  • Rationer – 30 (Slotted)
  • Liquid Efficiency – 75 (Slotted)
  • Treasure Hunter – 50 (Slotted)
  • Fortune’s Favor – 50
  • Gilded Fingers – 50
  • Soul Reservoir – 33

Other Important Info

Buff Food

Dubious Camoran Throne (Maximum Health, Stamina and Stamina Recovery)

Mundus

The Thief – Increased Critical Damage

Race

  1. Khajiit
  2. Wood Elf
  3. Imperial

Potions

Weapon Crit– Major Savagery, Health and Stamina
(Dragonthorn, Water Hyacinth, Columbine)

If you cant afford weapon crit pots, trash stamina potions (just stamina restoration/major endurance) will work perfectly fine!

Passives

Class (all), Medium Armor (all), Heavy Armor (all), Dual Wield(all), Bow (all), Undaunted (all), Racial (all), Alchemy (Medicinal Use)

Resource Management & Rotation

  • Maintain Blood Craze, Dark Shade, Endless Hail, Leeching Strikes, Major Brutality from Shrouded Dagger, and Relentless Focus
  • Use Relentless Focus every time you hit 5 stacks on it to fire off Assassin’s Scourge for extra burst!
  • Opening up on your enemy from a flank with Surprise attack will maximize your initial damage, giving you the armor penetration from Surprise Attack and the major fracture from Night Mother’s Gaze!
  • If none of your DoTs need to be refreshed, you want to light attack weave with Surprise Attack or heavy attack if you need stamina. If your target is below 25% health, use killer’s blade instead.
  • If you know a boss/mob is going to deal a big amount of damage, dodge roll to avoid the damage. If you need to heal yourself in a pinch, use Vigor & Dark Cloak to heal yourself back up!

Contact

If you have any questions about the build, join our discord server and ask @Dottz about the build!

Update Log

1/21/2020 – Build created.
2/24/2020 – No changes from harrowstorm
5/26/2020 – changed shadowy disguise to dark cloak, changed arrow barrage to endless hail
8/24/2020 – no changes for stonethorn
11/2/2020 – no changes for markarth
3/8/2021 – updated CP for flames of ambition
6/2/2021 – updated gear, skills and CP

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