The Elder Scrolls Online Necromancer Builds

Necromancer Healer PVE Build – ESO Elsweyr

necromancer healer build for pve in eso

This is a Necromancer Healer build for ESO, intended for most players. The build is updated for Elsweyr. If you have any questions about the Necromancer Healer build, leave a comment below.

The Necromancer is a new class in ESO introduced in the Elsweyr chapter. Necromancers make great healers with awesome sustain and group support.

See our ESO Builds section for more builds.

Necromancer Healer Build Index

Necromancer Healer Build Basics

Best Necromancer Healer Race: Breton > High Elf (Altmer) > Argonian > Dark Elf (Dunmer)

Necromancer Healer Attributes: All Magicka

Should I play as a Vampire as a Necromancer Healer: No (optional).

Best Mundus Stone for a Necromancer Healer: The Atronach (Increased Magicka Recovery)

Best Potion for a Necromancer Healer: Essence of Spell Power (Cornflower, Lady’s Smock, Water Hyacinth)

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Best Food for a Necromancer Healer:
Clockwork Citrus Filet or Witchmother’s Potent Brew.

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Necromancer Healer Build Skills

What are the best weapons to use as a Necromancer Healer? It is recommended that you have one bar for Restoration staff, and one bar for Destruction staff (Lightning).

necromancer healer pve skills in eso

Necromancer Healer Main Bar – Restoration Staff:

Slot 1: Resistant Flesh

Slot 2: Combat Prayer

Slot 3: Illustrious Healing

Slot 4: Expunge and Modify

Slot 5: Energy Orb

Ultimate: Renewing Animation

Necromancer Healer Alternate Bar – Lightning Staff:

Slot 1: Elemental Blockade

Slot 2: Unnerving Boneyard

Slot 3: Elemental Drain

Slot 4: Spirit Guardian

Slot 5: Summoner’s Armor

Ultimate: Aggressive Horn

Necromancer Healer Build Passive Skills

Grave Lord Passives: All

Bone Tyrant Passives: All

Living Death Passives: All

Destruction Staff Passives: All

Restoration Staff Passives: All

Light Armor Passives: All

Racial Passives: All

Heavy Armor Passives: Resolve – Constitution – Juggernaut

Medium Armor Passives: Dexterity – Wind Walker – Athletics

Psijic Order Passives: All

Mages Guild Passives: All

Fighters Guild Passives: Banish the Wicked

Undaunted Passives: Undaunted Command – Undaunted Mettle

Alchemy Passives: Medicinal Use

Necromancer Healer 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: 23 Thaumaturge

The Apprentice: 100 (61) Blessed – 49 Elemental Expert – 72 (40) Elfborn – 26 (1) Spell Erosion

The Thief Champion Points (Green)

The Shadow: 46 Shadow Ward – 30 Tumbling

The Lover: 75 (49) Arcanist – 75 (49) Tenacity

The Tower: 44 (2) Warlord

The Warrior Champion Points (Red)

The Lady: 49 (23) Hardy – 49 (23) Elemental Defender – 48 (23) Thick Skinned

The Steed: 81 (31) Ironclad – 43 Spellshield

Necromancer Healer Build Gear

There is a lot of Necromancer Healer gear to choose from. Below is a selection of viable gear, and below that a suggested end-game setup.

  • Chokethorn: Elden Hollow 1
  • Earthgore: Bloodroot Forge
  • Healing Mage: Aetherian Archive
  • Jorvuld’s Guidance: Scalecaller Peak
  • Kagrenac’s Hope: Crafted
  • Master’s Restoration Staff: Veteran Dragonstar Arena
  • Sanctuary: Banished Cells
  • Spell Power Cure: White Gold Tower
  • The Maelstrom’s Lightning Staff: Maelstrom Arena
  • The Worm’s Raiment: Vaults of Madness
  • Timeless Blessing: Asylum Sanctorium
  • Torug’s Pact: Crafted
  • Vestments of Olorime: Cloudrest
  • Willpower: Imperial City Vaults / Guildstore

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: Symphony of Blades – Chokethorn – Torug’s Pact Weight: Heavy Trait: Infused Enchant: Magicka

Shoulders: Symphony of Blades – Chokethorn – Torug’s Pact Weight: Medium Trait: Divines Enchantment: Magicka

Chest: Perfect Vestment of Olorime – Kagrenac’s Hope – The Worm’s Raiment Weight: Light Trait: Infused Enchant: Health

Gloves: Perfect Vestment of Olorime – Kagrenac’s Hope – The Worm’s Raiment Weight: Light Trait: Divines Enchant:Magicka

Legs: Perfect Vestment of Olorime – Kagrenac’s Hope – The Worm’s Raiment Weight: Light Trait: Infused Enchant: Magicka

Belt: Perfect Vestment of Olorime – Kagrenac’s Hope – The Worm’s Raiment Weight: Light Trait: Divines Enchant: Magicka

Boots: Perfect Vestment of Olorime – Kagrenac’s Hope – The Worm’s Raiment Weight: Light Trait: Divines Enchant: Magicka

Necklace: The Worm’s Raiment – Willpower Trait: Arcane Enchant: Magicka Recovery

Rings: The Worm’s Raiment – Willpower Trait: Arcane Enchant: Magicka Recovery

Restoration Staff: Perfect Timeless Blessing Trait: Powered Enchant: Magicka Drain Enchant

Fire Staff Two: Perfect Vestments of Olorime Trait: Charged Enchant: Shock Damage Enchant

This Necromancer Healer build is continuously updated, leave a comment if you have any questions or suggestions!

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