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Warden Healer PvP Build ESO – Vinacious

Warden Healer PvP Build ESO – Vinacious

Build Written By: SlyCatSparraticus – PS4 NA

Role: Healer

Patch: Markarth

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 DottzGaming.com’s Warden Healer Build PvP, Vinacious, for the Elder Scrolls Online! This build is primarily aimed towards players who wish to fill the healer role in PvP activities, but also be able to assist with cc and some damage to help their group. All the gears below are listed where they are acquired or if they are crafted, allowing you to easily set up your character, besides monster sets. Vinacious will be updated with each patch released, so please come back to check often!



Warden Healer PvP Build – Final
Gear Slot Set Weight Trait Enchant Acquisition
Head Earthgore Heavy Impenetrable Magicka Vet Bloodroot Forge
Shoulders Earthgore Medium Impenetrable Magicka Undaunted Chest
Gloves Necropotence Light Sturdy Magicka Rivenspire or Guild Trader
Legs Necropotence Light Sturdy Magicka Rivenspire or Guild Trader
Chest Necropotence Light Sturdy Magicka Rivenspire or Guild Trader
Belt Necropotence Light Sturdy Magicka Rivenspire or Guild Trader
Boots Necropotence Light Sturdy Magicka Rivenspire or Guild Trader
Necklace Impregnable Armor Jewelry Arcane Spell Damage Battlegrounds or Guild Trader
Ring Impregnable Armor Jewelry Arcane Magicka Recovery Battlegrounds or Guild Trader
Ring Impregnable Armor Jewelry Arcane Magicka Recovery Battlegrounds or Guild Trader
Weapon 1 Impregnable Armor 1h Weapon Powered Poisons Battlegrounds or Guild Trader
Weapon 2 Impregnable Armor Shield Sturdy Magicka Battlegrounds or Guild Trader
Offhand 2 Impregnable Armor Restoration Powered Weapon & Spell Damage Battlegrounds or Guild Trader

NOTE: The Traits on the armor can be more of a preference. On my own personal setup, i like to have 1 or 2 Well-Fitted traited armor when having to dodge roll out of situations. The main traits for this build you would want are: Impenetrable, Sturdy, and Well-Fitted. Impregnable Armor helps with not having to put as many points into crit resistance when allocating your cp, but be mindful it will change when you’re in non-cp instances. For jewelry traits, use what you feel helps your playstyle best, even if it is Healthy and Robust instead of Arcane for your warden to help manage Stamina a little better and not have your Health as low.

Gear Alternatives

Overland: From what I had tested for this build, other options for Overland sets that seemed to work were: Crafty Alfiq (Northern Elsweyr), Transmutation (Cyrodiil), Stendarr’s Embrace (Eastmarch), Wisdom of Vanus (Summerset), Grace of the Ancients (Cyrodiil)

Crafted: Seducer, Shacklebreaker, Eyes of Mara

Dungeons/Trials: Hanu’s Compassion (March of Sacrifices), Healer’s Habit (Dragonstar Arena), Jorvuld’s Guidance (Scalecaller Peak), Willpower (Dungeon Finder/Guild Traders), Master’s Resto (Veteran Maelstrom Arena), Relics of the Physician Ansur

Monster Sets: Other options for monster set can be: Symphony of Blades (Depths of Malatar), Troll King (Blessed Crucible), Bloodspawn (Spindleclutch 2), Bogdan the Nightflame (Elden Hollow 2)


All points into magicka.


Blue Betty Bursting Vines Ice Fortress Rapid Regeneration Living Trellis Healing Thicket
Dampen Magic Soothing Spores Deep Fissure Polar Wind Fetcher Infection Permafrost

Front bar – Restoration Staff:

  • Blue Betty
  • Bursting Vines
  • Ice Fortress
  • Rapid Regeneration
  • Living Trellis
  • Healing Thicket

Back bar – 1h/Shield: 

  • Dampen Magicka
  • Soothing Spores
  • Deep Fissure
  • Polar Wind
  • Fetcher Infection
  • Permafrost

NOTE: The reason for running Soothing Spores on 1h bar is to help balance resources when you need to heal yourself and/or an ally. It is not necessary, but it can help if you run low on your Magicka. If you feel like using Enchanted Growth morph, that is alright as well.

NOTE 2:  Because this build can be flexible to fit your personal playstyle in PvP, some other skill options I had were: Screaming Cliff Racer, Corrupting Pollen, Shimmering Shield, Reverberating Bash, Degeneration, Echoing Vigor, Efficient Purge, and Life Giver for an alternative ultimate.

Champion Points



  • Blessed: 100
  • Elfborn: 100
  • Staff Expert: 54
  • Precise Strikes: 16


  • Warlord: 66
  • Arcanist: 75
  • Shadow Ward: 81
  • Tumbling: 48


  • Ironclad: 66
  • Thick Skinned: 56
  • Hardy: 43
  • Elemental Defender: 43
  • Light Armor Focus: 10
  • Spell Shield: 9
  • Quick Recovery: 23
  • Resistant: 20

NOTE: When allocating Champion Points in The Warrior, make sure to only have enough in Resistant to have at least 3k crit resistance when in cp instances, then balance remainder into Light Armor Focus and Spell Shield to help increase your resistances. Points are in Precise Strikes to help when using a stamina heal to increase crit healing. If you are not using a stamina heal, put points into Staff Expert instead.

Other Important Info

Buff Food

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


  • Mage: Increased Max Magicka
  • Ritual: Increased Healing Effectiveness
  • Apprentice: Increased Spell Damage
  • Atronach: Increased Magicka Recovery


  1. Argonian – potion passive, increases to health and magicka, increase to healing done and disease resistance
  2. Dark Elf – increases to magicka and stamina plus health, also increase to both damage types
  3. High Elf – restores off stat when using class abilities to help stamina management, increases to magicka and spell damage
  4. Khajiit – balanced recoveries, resource pools, crit damage and heals
  5. Breton – increases to magicka, mag recovery, and spell resistance, reduced magicka cost


Potions: Essence of Health or Tri-Stat Potion

  • Restore health and health recovery
  • Restore magicka and magicka recovery
  • Restore stamina and stamina recovery


  • Lorkhan’s Tears
  • Bugloss
  • Lady’s Smock
  • Mountain Flower


Escapist’s Poison

  • Increase Target’s Stamina Ability Cost while Restoring Stamina to Self
  • Immobilizes Target while making Self Immune to Crowd-Control Effects and Breaking Free of any Existing Effects
  • Reduces Target’s Movement Speed while Boosting Self’s Movement Speed


  • Alkahest
  • Blessed Thistle
  • Columbine
  • Namira’s Rot


  • Animal Companions: all
  • Green Balance: all
  • Winter’s Embrace: all
  • One Hand and Shield: all
  • Restoration Staff: all
  • Light Armor: all
  • Heavy Armor
    • Resolve
    • Constitution
    • Juggernaut
  • Medium Armor
    • Dexterity
    • Wind Walker
    • Improved Sneak
  • Fighters Guild
    • (optional) Intimidating Presence
    • Banish the Wicked
  • Mages Guild
    • (optional) Persuasive Will
    • Mage Adept
    • Everlasting Magic
    • Magicka Controller
    • (optional) Might of the Guild
  • Psijic Order: all (if you are using any skills from this line)
  • Undaunted: all
  • Race Skills: all
  • Provisioning
    • Gourmand
    • Connoisseur
    • Alchemy
    • Medicinal Use

Tips & Misc.

Since this build is for PvP, it does not have a specific rotation to use in battle. The main things you will want to do is keep your Blue Betty and Ice Fortress up at all times, use your heals effectively as needed, cast the ultimate needed depending on what the situation calls for. Because you’ll be using Bursting Vines, you can also move with groups without having to use your mount, which is VERY useful so you are able to keep others and yourself alive when traversing either in cyrodiil, imperial city/sewers, or in battlegrounds.

You can find an example of gameplay on the build here:


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

Update Log

10/22/2019 – Build created
2/24/2020 – No changes for Harrowstorm
6/2/2020 – no changes for greymoor
8/28/2020 – no changes for stonethorn
11/20/2020 – no changes for markarth