The Elder Scrolls Online Dragonknight Builds

Dragonknight Tank PVE Build – ESO Wrathstone

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This is a Dragonknight tanking build for ESO, intended for most players. The build is updated for the Wrathstone DLC and will be updated for Elsweyr. If you have any questions about the Dragonknight tanking build, leave a comment below.

Dragonknight Tank Build Index

Dragonknight Tank Build Basics

Best Dragonknight Tank Race: Nord > Argonian > Imperial > Orc

Dragonknight Attributes: 6 Magicka – 48 Health – 34 Stamina

You attribute will vary a lot. Allocate them to get Magicka, Health and Stamina pools to suit your style.

Should I play as a Vampire as a Dragonknight Tank: Yes (optional).

Best Mundus Stone for a Dragonknight Tank: The Atronach, Increased Magicka Recovery > The Lord, Health.

Best Potion for Dragonknight Tanks: Tri-Stat (Bugloss, Columbine and Mountain Flower)

Best Food for Dragonknight Tanks: Longfin Pasty with Melon Sauce

Dragonknight Tank Build Skills

There is a wide variety of skills available to you as a Dragonknight tank.

What are the best weapons to use as a Dragonknight Tank? It is recommended that you have one bar for one handed and shield, and one bar for either lightning or frost staves.

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Dragonknight Tank Main Bar – One Handed and Shield Skills:

Slot 1: Pierce Armor

Slot 2: Heroic Slash

Slot 3: Green Dragon Blood

Slot 4: Igneous Shield

Slot 5: Engulfing Flames

Ultimate: Magma Shell

Dragonknight Tank Alternate Bar – Lightning / Frost Staff:

Slot 1: Inner Rage

Slot 2: Elemental Blockade

Slot 3: Unrelenting Grip

Slot 4: Balance

Slot 5: Chocking Talons

Ultimate: Aggressive Horn

Dragonknight Tank Build Passive Skills

Dragonknight Class Passives: All

One Hand and Shield Passives: All

Destruction Staff Passives: All

Heavy Armor Passives: All

Medium Armor Passives: Dexterity – Wind Walker – Improved Sneak – Athletics

Light Armor Passives: Recovery – Evocation – Spell Warding – Grace

Vampire Passives: Supernatural Recovery – Undeath – Unnatural Resistance – Dark Stalker

Fighters Guild Passives: Banish the Wicked

Mages Guild Passives: Mage Adept – Everlasting Will – Magicka Controller

Undaunted Passives: All

Racial Passives: All

Dragonknight Tank Build Champion Points

The first number indicated below is for a 810 champion point build. The second number within the ( ) is for 300 champion point builds.

The Mage Champion Points (Blue)

The Apprentice: 100 (100) Blessed, 100 Elfborn

The Ritual: 40 Thaumaturge

The Atronach: 30 Physical Weapons Expert

The Thief Champion Points (Green)

The Shadow: 81 (40) Shadow Ward, 56 Tumbling (15)

The Lover: 75 (27) Arcanist

The Tower: 44 (18) Warlord, 14 Bashing Focus

The Warrior Champion Points (Red)

The Lady: 56 (23) Hardy, 56 (23) Elemental Defender, 56 (20) Thick Skinned

The Steed: 81 (34) Ironclad

The Lord: 21 Quick Recovery

Dragonknight Tank Build Gear

There is a lot of Dragonknight tanking gear to choose from. Below is a selection of viable gear.

Head: Lord Warden – Earthgore – Blood Spawn Weight: Heavy Trait: Infused Enchant: Prismatic

Shoulders: Lord Warden – Earthgore – Blood Spawn Weight: Heavy Trait: Sturdy Enchantment: Prismatic

Chest: Torug’s Pact – Ebon Armory Weight: Heavy Trait: Infused Enchant: Prismatic

Gloves: Torug’s Pact – Ebon Armory Weight: Medium Trait: Sturdy Enchant: Prismatic / Health

Legs: Torug’s Pact – Ebon Armory Weight: Heavy Trait: Infused Enchant: Prismatic

Belt: Torug’s Pact – Ebon Armory Weight: Light Trait: Sturdy Enchant: Prismatic

Boots: Torug’s Pact – Ebon Armory Weight: Heavy Trait: Sturdy Enchant: Prismatic

Necklace: Roar of Alkosh – Ebon Armory – Torug’s Pact – Battalion Defender Type: Jewelry Trait: Healthy Enchant: Reduced Block Cost

Rings: Roar of Alkosh – Ebon Armory – Torug’s Pact – Battalion Defender Trait: Healthy Enchant: Magicka Recovery

One Hand Weapon: Roar of Alkosh – Torug’s Pact – Battalion Defender Trait: Decisive / Infused Enchant: Shock / Crafted Poisons

Shield: Roar of Alkosh – Torug’s Pact – Battalion Defender Trait: Infused Enchant: Prismatic

Two Hand Weapon: Roar of Alkosh – Torug’s Pact – Battalion Defender Trait: Crusher Enchant: Prismatic

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