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Stamina Necromancer PvP Build ESO – Plague

Stamina Necromancer PvP Build ESO – Plague

Build Written By: Dottz Gaming – PC NA

Role: Damage Dealer

Patch: Waking Flame

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. 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)
  3. Tips & Misc
  4. Contact Info
  5. Update Log


Welcome to DottzGaming.com’s Stamina Necromancer DPS PvP Build, Plague, for the Elder Scrolls Online! This build is intended for PvP of all kinds: Cyrodiil, Dueling, Imperial City and Battlegrounds. This build can be played in both CP and no-CP pvp as well!

Stamina Necromancers have been an absolute plague (pun intended) in PvP for a long time now, and that has not changed! The class has absolutely insane healing, damage, tankiness, sustain… basically everything you could want out of a PvP build. With how high damage is in 2021, we needed to bake a little bit more tankiness into the setup, but because StamCro has so much innate tankiness to begin with, we were able to conserve most of our damage from previous patches!

Keep in mind that PvP builds are very personal. This is what worked for ME. If you don’t like something about it, change it to fit your playstyle.



Stamina Necromancer PvP Build
Gear Slot Set Weight Trait Enchant Acquisition
Head Selene Medium Impenetrable Prismatic Vet Selene’s Web
Shoulders Selene Medium Impenetrable Stamina Undaunted Chest
Gloves Ancient Dragonguard Medium Impenetrable Stamina Crafted
Legs Ancient Dragonguard Heavy Impenetrable Prismatic Crafted
Chest Ancient Dragonguard Heavy Reinforced Prismatic Crafted
Belt Ancient Dragonguard Medium Impenetrable Stamina Crafted
Boots Ancient Dragonguard Medium Impenetrable Stamina Crafted
Necklace Spriggan’s Thorns Jewelry Robust Weapon Damage Bangkorai or Guild Trader
Ring Spriggan’s Thorns Jewelry Robust Stamina Recovery Bangkorai or Guild Trader
Ring Spriggan’s Thorns Jewelry Infused Weapon Damage Bangkorai or Guild Trader
Weapon 1 Spriggan’s Thorns 2h Sword Nirnhoned Weapon & Spell Damage Bangkorai or Guild Trader
Weapon 2 Puncturing Remedy 1h Weapon Nirnhoned Restore Stamina Vet Dragonstar Arena
Offhand 2 Puncturing Remedy Shield Sturdy Stamina Vet Dragonstar Arena

Gear Choices

Selene: Selene adds a free-damage proc to the build that deals massive AoE damage when we deal direct melee martial damage, which we do with much of our kit. This proc further augments our already very potent offensive burst combo, making it very hard for opponents to survive our burst damage!

Spriggan’s Thorns: This set gives us a big boost to our penetration, making our burst chunk down the HP of even the tankiest targets!

Ancient Dragonguard: With how high damage is in PvP, the biggest concern in my opinion when making a build to fight outnumbered is being able to recover when being put on the back foot. To help with this issue, we use Ancient Dragonguard, a set that’s designed perfectly for solving this problem. We get a nice damage boost when our health is high and we want to be offensive, but we get a boost to our resistances when our health is low and our heals need protection.

Puncturing Remedy: Since Spriggan’s only needs to be front-barred and we use Puncture on the build, we are able to utilize the Master’s SnB well! This gives us a heal and extra resistances when we use puncture, promoting good debuff maintenance and giving us some nice defensive bonuses when we reduce the resistances of our opponent! If you dont have this set, you can simply use Death’s Wind for a flat boost to resistances.


  • Health: 14
  • Stamina: 50


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Front Bar – Two Handed: Dizzying Swing, Blighted Blastbones, Mortal Coil, Executioner, Rally, Dawnbreaker of Smiting

Back Bar – 1h & Shield: Pierce Armor, Resolving Vigor, Spirit Guardian, Summoner’s Armor, Shuffle, Ravenous Goliath

Vampire vs. WW vs. Mortal

For this build we are playing as a mortal. Werewolf doesnt have much use to use to the build, and Vampirism doesnt have any use to us either on this setup since I dont plan on using any of the skills from it.

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.


  • Tireless Discipline – 20
  • Piercing – 20
  • Biting Aura – 50 (Slotted)
  • Master-at-Arms – 50 (Slotted)
  • Quick Recovery – 20
  • Elemental Aegis – 20
  • Hardy – 20
  • Duelist’s Rebuff – 50 (Slotted)
  • Ironclad – 50 (Slotted)
  • Precision – 20
  • Blessed – 20
  • Eldritch Insight – 20
  • Battle Mastery – 40
  • Mighty – 30
  • Preparation – 20


  • Boundless Vitality – 50 (Slotted)
  • Tumbling – 30
  • Mystic Tenacity – 10
  • Hero’s Vigor – 20
  • Sustained by Suffering – 50 (Slotted)
  • Pain’s Refuge – 50 (Slotted)
  • Survival Instincts – 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

Lava Foot Soup and Saltrice: Maximum Stamina and Stamina Recovery


Warrior – Increased Weapon Damage


  • Imperial (best sustain & stats)
  • Nord (tankiest)
  • Orc (highest damage)


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


Class (all), Medium Armor (all), Heavy Armor (all), 1h and Shield (all), Two-Handed (all), Undaunted (all), Racial (all), Alchemy (Medicinal Use), Fighter’s Guild (all except intimidation), Assault (all), Support (all except the first)

Tips & Misc.

  • Maintain your buffs & debuffs at all times to maximize the tankiness, sustain and damage that the build has to offer
  • When you’re taking a lot of pressure and your Mortal Coil cannot out heal it, refresh your Rally. If you’re still taking a lot of pressure, swap to your back bar and block, kite towards LOS, purge yourself with Hexproof, and heal yourself back up with Resolving Vigor!
  • This build has a very straightforward and VERY potent burst combo. Once you have Pierce Armor applied, use Blastbones, Dizzying Swing and then DBoS. Use Executioner to finish off your target if this combo doesnt kill them.


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

Update Log

6/24/2019 – Build created.
8/25/2019 – Build overhauled for scalebreaker
5/28/2020 – Build brought out of archives for Greymoor
6/11/2020 – overhauled gear and cp after further testing
8/25/2020 – changed gear traits
11/2/2020 – gear trait changes
3/10/2021 – updated CP and changed FB ult
6/2/2021 – changed gear, attributes, and cp
8/25/2021 – CP and skill changes

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