Welcome to our movement speed guide for ESO. In this build, we will be playing a Stamina Nightblade, but you can alternatively use other classes and use parts of this guide to optimize your character for speed.
The point of maximizing movement speed is to farm various items for gold. This guide has been updated for Elsweyr. If you have any questions about getting max movement speed in ESO, leave a comment below.
See our ESO Builds section for more builds.
ESO Movement Speed Build Index
Movement Speed Build Basics
Best Movement Speed Race: Orc for 10% increased Sprint > Khajiit for improved sneaking.
Movement Speed Build Attributes: All Stamina
Best Mundus Stone for a Movement Speed: The Steed
Best Potion for Movement Speed: Whatever you have available.
Best Food for
Movement Speed Build Skills
What are the best weapons to use for Movement Speed? It is recommended that you have one bar for Two-handers, and one bar for Bows.
Movement Speed Build Main Bar – Two-Hander:
Slot 1: Rally
Slot 2: Shadowy Disguise
Slot 3: Rapid Maneuver
Slot 4: Dizzying Swing
Slot 5: Concealed Weapon
Ultimate: Reviving Barrier
Movement Speed Alternate Bar – Bow:
Slot 1: Endless Hail
Slot 2: Relentless Focus
Slot 3: Poison Injection
Slot 4: Double Take
Slot 5: Resolving Vigor
Ultimate: Soul Tether
Movement Speed Build Passive Skills
Assassination Passives: All
Shadow Passives: All
Siphoning Passives: All
Two Handed Passives: All
Bow Passives: All
Medium Armor Passives: All
Undaunted Passives: All
Racial Passives: All
Thieves Guild Passives: All
You also need to max your crafting to be able to gather the best materials.
Nightblade Stamina DPS Build Champion Points
The first bolded number indicated below is for an 810 champion point build. The second number within the ( ) is for 300 champion point builds.
If you need to gain more champion points fast, see our ESO Leveling Guide.
The Mage Champion Points (Blue)
The Ritual: 56 (43) Mighty – 44 Thaumaturge – 56 Precise Strikes – 29 (57) Piercing
The Atronach: 66 Master-At-Arms – 19 Physical Weapons Expert
The Thief Champion Points (Green)
The Shadow: 37 Shadow Ward – 48 Tumbling
The Lover: 23 Tenacity – 100 (100) Mooncalf
The Tower: 20 Warlord – 42 Sprinter
The Warrior Champion Points (Red)
The Lady: 49 (23) Hardy – 49 (23) Elemental Defender – 48 Thick Skinned
The Steed: 81 (31) Ironclad – 43 (23) Spellshield
Movement Speed Build Gear
If you need gold to buy gear for your build, check out our ESO Gold Farming Guide, with tips on how to make tons of ESO gold.
Head: Blood Spawn Weight: Medium Trait: Divines Enchant: Magicka
Shoulders: Blood Spawn Weight: Medium Trait: Divines Enchantment: Magicka
Chest: Jailbreaker Weight: Medium Trait: Divines Enchant: Magicka
Gloves: Jailbreaker Weight: Medium Trait: Divines Enchant: Magicka
Legs: Jailbreaker Weight: Medium Trait: Divines Enchant: Magicka
Belt: Jailbreaker Weight: Medium Trait: Divines Enchant: Magicka
Boots: Jailbreaker Weight: Medium Trait: Divines Enchant: Magicka
Necklace: Fiord’s Legacy Type: Jewelry Trait: Infused Enchant: Weapon Damage
Rings: Fiord’s Legacy Trait: Swift Enchant: Stamina / Magicka Recovery
Two-Hander: Fiord’s Legacy Trait: Infused Enchant: Weapon Damage
Bow: Fiord’s Legacy Trait: Infused Enchant: Poison Damage
This Movement Speed build is continuously updated, leave a comment if you have any questions or suggestions!