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The Reaper – Stamina Necromancer PvP Build

The Reaper – Stamina Necromancer PvP Build

Build Written By: Dottz Gaming – PC NA

Role: Damage Dealer

Patch: Elsweyr

Table of Contents

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

Video

Coming soon!

Introduction

Welcome to DottzGaming.com’s Stamina Necromancer DPS PvP Build, the Reaper, for the Elder Scrolls Online! This build is intended for PvP of all kinds: battlegrounds, Cyrodiil, dueling, and Imperial City.  This build can be played in both CP and no-CP pvp, and the build changes are noted below!

This build is a heavy armor setup that is very well rounded in all areas – it’s incredibly tanky, has good sustain and has extremely high weapon damage. This setup uses a staple stamina heavy armor gear combination that suits the less-mobile playstyle of the stamina necromancer incredibly well.  In addition, this build uses the changes to gap closers to combine our gap closer and primary stun into one skill, opening up our bar space to allow for more of those amazing necromancer skills to be slotted! While necromancers are known for their burst damage, this build uses axes and double DoT poisons to give the class the sustain damage it needs to support that bursty playstyle.

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. 

Setup

Gear

Stamina Necromancer PvP Build – CP
Gear Slot Set Weight Trait Enchant Acquisition
Head Bloodspawn Medium Impenetrable Prismatic Vet Spindleclutch 2
Shoulders Bloodspawn Medium Impenetrable Stamina Undaunted Chest
Gloves Warrior's Fury Heavy Impenetrable Stamina Cyrodiil or Guild Trader
Legs Warrior's Fury Heavy Impenetrable Prismatic Cyrodiil or Guild Trader
Chest Warrior's Fury Heavy Impenetrable Prismatic Cyrodiil or Guild Trader
Belt Warrior's Fury Heavy Impenetrable Stamina Cyrodiil or Guild Trader
Boots Warrior's Fury Heavy Impenetrable Stamina Cyrodiil or Guild Trader
Necklace Seventh Legion Brute Jewelry Infused Reduce Feat Cost Bangkorai or Guild Trader
Ring Seventh Legion Brute Jewelry Robust Stamina Recovery Bangkorai or Guild Trader
Ring Seventh Legion Brute Jewelry Robust Weapon Damage Bangkorai or Guild Trader
Weapon 1 Seventh Legion Brute 2h Axe Nirnhoned Berserker Bangkorai or Guild Trader
Weapon 2 Seventh Legion Brute 1h Weapon Nirnhoned Poisons Bangkorai or Guild Trader
Shield 2 Seventh Legion Brute Shield Reinforced Stamina Bangkorai or Guild Trader
Stamina Necromancer PvP Build – No CP
Gear Slot Set Weight Trait Enchant Acquisition
Head Bloodspawn Medium Impenetrable Prismatic Vet Spindleclutch 2
Shoulders Bloodspawn Medium Impenetrable Stamina Undaunted Chest
Gloves Shacklebreaker Heavy Impenetrable Stamina Crafted
Legs Shacklebreaker Heavy Impenetrable Prismatic Crafted
Chest Shacklebreaker Heavy Impenetrable Prismatic Crafted
Belt Shacklebreaker Heavy Impenetrable Stamina Crafted
Boots Shacklebreaker Heavy Impenetrable Stamina Crafted
Necklace Seventh Legion Brute Jewelry Infused Reduce Feat Cost Bangkorai or Guild Trader
Ring Seventh Legion Brute Jewelry Robust Weapon Damage Bangkorai or Guild Trader
Ring Seventh Legion Brute Jewelry Robust Weapon Damage Bangkorai or Guild Trader
Weapon 1 Seventh Legion Brute 2h Axe Nirnhoned Berserker Bangkorai or Guild Trader
Weapon 2 Seventh Legion Brute 1h Weapon Nirnhoned Poisons Bangkorai or Guild Trader
Shield 2 Seventh Legion Brute Shield Reinforced Stamina Bangkorai or Guild Trader

Gear Choices

Seventh Legion: This set gives a respectable amount of weapon damage for a heavy armor set, in addition to a really nice heal that can proc on damage every two seconds. It  is really easy to have 100% uptime on the 5 piece on as long as your in combat, since it has a 5 second duration and can proc every 2 seconds. Seventh Legion is a staple set for stamina PvP for a reason.

Warrior’s Fury: Gives some of the most weapon damage you can get off of a set in ESO. In CP, you’re getting crit a ton, so it’s easy even if fighting a small number of opponents to get this set up to max weapon damage stacks very quickly. If you’re fighting multiple opponents, it happens even faster. For No CP, you want to replace this set with Shacklebreaker.  Fury isnt as good in no CP since people need to kite more due to taking more damage (since there is no red CP mitigation), so it has a tendency to fall off frequently. Plus, it takes longer to stack up since people are critical hitting less.

Blood Spawn: One of the best PvP monster sets in the game, every single thing that Blood Spawn gives stamina necromancer is perfect for the class – the stam recovery is always welcomed, ultimate gained gives more damage via more frequent ultimates and the resistances help keep you tanky.

Attributes

Health: 15
Stamina: 49
Magicka: 0

Skills

Spirit Guardian Necrotic Potency Reverse Slice Summoner's Armor Forward Momentum Dawnbreaker of Smiting
Heroic Slash Blighted Blastbones Invasion Resolving Vigor Mortal Coil Pummeling Goliath

Main Bar – Two Handed: Spirit Guardian, Necrotic Potency, Reverse Slice, Summoner’s Armor, Forward Momentum, Dawnbreaker of Smiting

Back Bar – Sword and Shield: Heroic Slash, Blighted Blastbones, Invasion, Resolving Vigor, Mortal Coil, Pummeling Goliath

NOTE: Vampirism on this build is a choice – build will be more mobile but squishier with it, or less mobile and tankier without it. Run the above skill list if you do not want to run vampirism. If you choose to be a vampire, use the alternative skill list below:

Spirit Guardian Elusive Mist Reverse Slice Summoner's Armor Rally Dawnbreaker of Smiting
Heroic Slash Blighted Blastbones Invasion Resolving Vigor Necrotic Potency Pummeling Goliath

Main Bar – Two Handed: Spirit Guardian, Elusive Mist, Reverse Slice, Summoner’s Armor, Rally, Dawnbreaker of Smiting

Back Bar – Sword and Shield: Heroic Slash, Blighted Blastbones, Invasion, Resolving Vigor, Necrotic Potency, Pummeling Goliath

Champion Points

CHAMPION POINT 810 SETUP

THE MAGE (BLUE)

  • Blessed – 32
  • Master-at-Arms – 81
  • Mighty – 75
  • Precise Strikes – 37
  • Piercing – 45

THE THIEF (GREEN)

  • Warlord – 56
  • Bashing  Focus – 35
  • Mooncalf – 56
  • Tumbling – 48
  • Shadow Ward – 56
  • Befoul – 19

THE WARRIOR (RED)

  • Ironclad – 56
  • Resistant – 52
  • Thick Skinned – 44
  • Hardy – 43
  • Elemental Defender – 43
  • Quick Recovery – 32

Other Important Info

Buff Food

Lava Foot Soup-and-Saltrice: Maximum Stamina and Stamina Recovery

Mundus

Warrior – Increased Weapon Damage

Race

  • Redguard
  • Wood Elf

Potions/Poisons

  • Potions
    • Immovability – Unstoppable, Major Expedition and Stamina (Blessed Thistle, Columbine, Namira’s Rot)
    • Weapon Crit – Major Savagery, Health and Stamina (Dragonthorn, Water Hyacinth, Columbine)
  • Poisons
    • Double DoT Poisons (Fleshfly larvae, Nightshade and Emetic Russula)

Passives

Class (all), Heavy Armor (all), Medium Armor (all except the ones that require you to wear 5 pieces), One hand and shield (all), Two-Handed (all), Undaunted (all), Racial (all), Alchemy (Medicinal Use), Assault (all), Vampirism (Undeath, Supernatural Recovery and Unnatural Resistance [optional]), Support (all except the first)

Tips & Misc.

  • Maintain your Summoner’s Armor, Spirit Guardian and Forward Momentum to make sure you have your major brutality, mitigation and resistances up at all times.
  • Start with your Blastbones, and as it charges to your target, gap close to them with Invasion – this will put you right on your target, and stun them so the blastbones will hit. After that, swap to the front bar and use Dawnbreaker if you have it. Otherwise, start light attack weaving with venom skull until they’re in execute range and swap to reverse slice.
  • Use Necrotic Potency as your Blastbones, Beckoning Armor and Spirit Guardian create corpses for the healing and ultimate generation.
  • If you are facing a large group, your best bet is to save up for the Pummeling Colossus ultimate. This build has a TON of ult gen, so you’re able to get to it fairly quickly.

Contact

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

Update Log

5/23/2019 – Build created.
6/11/2019 – Skills overhauled, no CP gear set changed to shacklebreaker, changed buff food and changed attributes

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