The Arborist – Warden Healer PvP Build

Build Written By: Dottz Gaming and Wigglytooth – PC NA

Role: Healer

Patch: Summerset Isles

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Setup
    1. Gear
    2. Attributes
    3. Skills
    4. Champion Points
    5. Other Important Info (Food, Mundus, Race, Potions, Passives)
  3. Tips & Misc
  4. Contact Info
  5. Update Log


Welcome to’s Warden Healer PvP Build, the Arborist, for the Elder Scrolls Online!  This build is specifically for healing on a warden in PvP.  It provides amazing support, excellent mobility and great survivability.  It utilizes low cost ultimate skills in order to provide quick healing support to those who are in battle.  It is not recommended for any type of solo play.



Warden Healer PvP Build – Final
Gear Slot Set Weight Trait Enchant Acquisition
Head The Troll King Heavy Sturdy Magicka Vet Direfrost Keep
Shoulders The Troll King Light Impenetrable Magicka Undaunted Chest
Gloves Shacklebreaker Heavy Impenetrable Magicka Crafted
Legs Shacklebreaker Heavy Impenetrable Prismatic Crafted
Chest Shacklebreaker Heavy Impenetrable Prismatic Crafted
Belt Shacklebreaker Heavy Impenetrable Magicka Crafted
Boots Shacklebreaker Light Impenetrable Magicka Crafted
Necklace Robes of Transmutation Jewelry Arcane Magicka Recovery Cyrodiil or Guild Trader
Ring Robes of Transmutation Jewelry Arcane Magicka Recovery Cyrodiil or Guild Trader
Ring Robes of Transmutation Jewelry Arcane Magicka Recovery Cyrodiil or Guild Trader
Weapon 1 Robes of Transmutation Restoration Powered/Infused Spell Damage Cyrodiil or Guild Trader
Weapon 2 Robes of Transmutation 1h Weapon Powered Absorb Magicka Cyrodiil or Guild Trader
Shield 2 Robes of Transmutation Shield Sturdy Magicka Cyrodiil or Guild Trader

Gear Choices

Troll King: Great survival set for yourself and for teammates around you. Healing teammates below 50% cause them to get a huge boost to their health recovery, and this combines well with our other main set that procs on heals.

Transmutation: Gives a massive amount of critical resistance by healing someone with a HoT. If a HoT ticks on someone below 50%, they not only get the crit resistance bonus, but they also take advantage of Troll King.

Shacklebreaker: Helps give us strong resource pools and sustain them, especially with a Sword and Shield bar, having that extra stamina is very beneficial.


All points into magicka.



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Front bar – Restoration Staff: Living Trellis, Nature’s Embrace, Mutagen, Deceptive Predator, Healing Springs, Healing Thicket

Back bar – 1h/Shield: Efficient Purge, Blue Betty, Ice Fortress, Shimmering Shield, Corrupting Pollen, Spell Wall

Champion Points



  • Elemental Expert – 64
  • Elfborn – 81
  • Blessed – 100
  • Spell Erosion – 5


  • Shadow Ward – 72
  • Tumbling – 48
  • Arcanist – 64
  • Warlord – 66


  • Thick Skinned – 48
  • Hardy – 37
  • Elemental Defender – 37
  • Ironclad – 61
  • Resistant – 40
  • Bastion – 11
  • Expert Defender – 16

Other Important Info

Buff Food

Longfin Pasty with Melon Sauce – Max Health, Max Magicka and Max Stamina


Atronach – Increased Magicka Recovery


  1. Argonian
  2. Nord (very useful for it’s 6% dmg reduction and 40% Health Recovery increase while using heavy armor)
  3. Breton


There is a lot of flexibility with potion choice. Some good options are potions that contain one or more of the following:

  • Invisibility
  • Unstoppable
  • Resource Restoration


  • Animal Companion: Flourish & Bond with Nature
  • Winter’s Embrace: Frozen Armor, Icy Aura, Piercing Cold
  • Green Balance: All
  • Restoration Staff: All
  • 1h/Shield: All
  • Light Armor: Recovery, Evocation, Spell Warding
  • Heavy Armor: All
  • Undaunted: All
  • Assault: All
  • Support: All
  • Alchemy: Medicinal Use

Tips & Misc.

  1. Watch your positioning and learn which skills to use in what situation.
  2. Always keep your Blue Betty up, it’s too good not to.
  3. You are not a damage dealer, you are to support those who can dish out the pain.  Maintain your buffs on yourself and HoTs on your ally’s.
  4. Corrupting Pollen gives a massive decrease to the enemy’s healing output. Make sure to maintain this ability.
  5. You won’t need a mount with Nature’s Embrace.  Just find someone in your group and latch on to them to get to where you need to be.  It takes practice but it’s VERY fun to do.  (Note:  Do not latch onto people in stealth to travel, they may get a little annoyed.)


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

Update Log

1/22/2018 – Build created
2/22/2018 – New author added to build and build was overhauled
5/23/2018 – Build updated for Summerset (CP/Gear changed)

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