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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: Update 39

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


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 has shifted from more of the traditional sneak thief style to a more brawler focused setup! 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!



Stamina Nightblade Solo PvE Build
Gear Slot Set Weight Trait Enchant Acquisition
Head Briarheart Medium Divines Stamina Wrothgar or Guild Trader
Shoulders Magma Incarnate 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 Briarheart Medium Divines Stamina Wrothgar or Guild Trader
Boots Briarheart Medium Divines Stamina Wrothgar or Guild Trader
Necklace Briarheart Jewelry Infused Weapon Damage Wrothgar or Guild Trader
Ring Briarheart Jewelry Infused Weapon Damage Wrothgar or Guild Trader
Ring Ring of the Pale Order Jewelry Infused Weapon Damage Antiquities
Weapon 1 Night Mother’s Gaze 2h Sword Precise Absorb Stamina Crafted
Weapon 2 Thunderous Volley Bow Infused Berserker Vet Maelstrom Arena

Gear Set Explanation

Magma Incarnate: Since we are wearing a mythic, we have 1 open gear slot. This set gives us a boost to our stamina recovery and magicka recovery, making it easier to sustain!

Ring of the Pale Order: This set is the strongest mythic for solo PvE. We get passively healed as we deal damage, and none of the drawbacks of this set apply to use since this is a solo PvE build!

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, we will be able to keep this up 100% of the time.

Briarheart: This set gives us the ability to gain extra weapon damage and some healing on our critical strikes, and since this build has very solid critical rating with major savagery from our potion, we are able to get a lot of mileage out of this set!

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, An error occurred retrieving the set data will work just fine for your back bar until you acquire it!


All points into Stamina.


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Main Bar – 2h: Surprise Attack, Carve, Relentless Focus, Killer’s Blade, Rally, 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.


  • 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


  • Boundless Vitality – 50 (Slotted)
  • Rejuvenation – 50 (Slotted)
  • Tumbling – 30
  • Mystic Tenacity – 10
  • Hero’s Vigor – 20
  • Bloody Renewal – 50 (Slotted)
  • Fortified – 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


  • 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)


The Thief – Increased Critical Damage


  1. Khajiit
  2. Wood Elf
  3. Imperial


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!


Class (all), Medium Armor (all), Heavy Armor (all), Two Handed (all), Bow (all), Undaunted (all), Racial (all), Alchemy (Medicinal Use)

Resource Management & Rotation

  • Maintain Carve, Dark Shade, Endless Hail, Leeching Strikes, and Rally.
  • 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.
  • Be sure to refresh Carve before the DoT falls off so that you can stack the bleed!
  • 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!


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
8/23/2021 – changed gear and skills
11/1/2021 – changed monster helm and traits
3/14/2022- added Ring of the pale order to the build
6/6/2022- no changes for high isle
8/22/2022- no changes for lost depths
11/9/2022 – no changes for firesong
3/14/2023- no changes for Scribes of Fate
6/5/2023- no changes for necrom
8/24/2023- no changes for update 39

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