The Elder Scrolls Online Nightblade Builds

Nightblade Stamina DPS PVE Build – StamBlade – ESO Elsweyr

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

Stamina Nightblades have fantastic single target and AoE damage using a combination of dual wield and bows.

See our ESO Builds section for more builds.

Nightblade Stamina DPS Build Index

Nightblade Stamina DPS Build Basics

Best Nightblade Stamina DPS Race: Orc > Redguard > Wood Elf (Bosmer)

Nightblade Stamina DPS Attributes: All Stamina

Should I play as a Vampire or Werewolf as a Nightblade Stamina DPS: No there is no reason to unless you really want to.

Best Mundus Stone for a Nightblade Stamina DPS: The Shadow (Increased Critical Damage)

Best Potion for Nightblade Stamina DPS: Essence of Weapon Power (Blessed Thistle, Dragonthorn, Wormwood)

Essemce of Weapon Power

Best Food for Nightblade Stamina DPS: Braised Rabbit with Spring Vegetables or Artaeum Takeaway Broth.

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Nightblade Stamina DPS Build Skills

What are the best weapons to use as a Nightblade Stamina DPS? It is recommended that you have one bar for Dual Wield, and one bar for Bows.

Nightblade stamina dps pve build skills for ESO

Nightblade Stamina DPS Main Bar – Dual Wield:

Slot 1: Killer’s Blade

Slot 2: Rearming Trap

Slot 3: Surprise Attack

Slot 4: Rending Slashes

Slot 5: Relentless Focus

Ultimate: Flawless Dawnbreaker

Nightblade Stamina DPS Alternate Bar – Bow:

Slot 1: Endless Hail

Slot 2: Razor Caltrops

Slot 3: Poison Injection

Slot 4: Leeching Strikes

Slot 5: Dark Shade

Ultimate: Incapacitating Strike

Nightblade Stamina DPS Build Passive Skills

Assassination Passives: All

Shadow Passives: All

Siphoning Passives: All

Dual Wield Passives: All

Bow Passives: All

Medium Armor Passives: All

Heavy Armor Passives: Resolve – Constitution – Juggernaut

Fighters Guild Passives: All

Undaunted Passives: All

Racial Passives: All

Alchemy Passives: Medicinal Use

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 (27) Mighty – 37 (31) Thaumaturge – 56 (28) Precise Strikes – 60 (1) Piercing

The Atronach: 61 (13) Master-At-Arms

The Thief Champion Points (Green)

The Shadow: 30 Shadow Ward – 67 Tumbling

The Lover: 23 (49) Tenacity – 100 (49) Mooncalf

The Tower: 50 (2) Warlord

The Warrior Champion Points (Red)

The Lady: 56 (23) Hardy – 56 (23) Elemental Defender – 48 (23) Thick Skinned

The Steed: 73 (31) Ironclad – 37 Spellshield

Nightblade Stamina DPS Build Gear

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

  • Agility – Guildstore
  • Arms of Relequen – Cloudrest
  • Berserking Warrior – Hel Ra Citadel
  • Briarheart – Wrothgar / Guildstore
  • Hunding’s Rage – Crafted
  • The Maelstrom’s Bow – Maelstrom Arena
  • Night Mother’s Gaze – Crafted
  • Perfect Arms of Relequen – Cloudrest
  • Selene – Selene‚Äôs Web
  • Perfect Tooth of Lokkestiiz – Veteran Sunspire
  • Velidreth – Cradle of Shadows
  • War Machine – Halls of Fabrication

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: Velidreth – Kra’gh – Stormfist Weight: Medium Trait: Divines Enchant: Stamina

Shoulders: Velidreth – Kra’gh – Stormfist Weight: Medium Trait: Divines Enchantment: Stamina

Chest: Perfect Arms of Relequen – Hunding’s Rage Weight: Heavy or Medium Trait: Divines Enchant: Stamina

Gloves: Perfect Arms of Relequen – Hunding’s Rage Weight: Medium Trait: Divines Enchant: Stamina

Legs: Perfect Arms of Relequen – Hunding’s Rage Weight: Medium Trait: Divines Enchant: Stamina

Belt: Perfect Arms of Relequen – Hunding’s Rage Weight: Medium Trait: Divines Enchant: Stamina

Boots: Perfect Arms of Relequen – Hunding’s Rage Weight: Medium Trait: Divines Enchant: Stamina

Necklace: Perfect Tooth of Lokkestiiz – Berserking Warrior – Spriggan’s Thorns – Briarheart Type: Jewelry Trait: Bloodthirsty / Infused Enchant: Weapon Damage

Rings: Perfect Tooth of Lokkestiiz – Berserking Warrior – Spriggan’s Thorns – Briarheart Trait: Infused Enchant: Weapon Damage

Dual Wield Dagger One: Perfect Tooth of Lokkestiiz – Berserking Warrior – Hunding’s Rage – Briarheart Trait: Nirnhoned Enchant: Poison

Dual Wield Dagger Two: Perfect Tooth of Lokkestiiz – Berserking Warrior – Hunding’s Rage – Briarheart Trait: Sharpened Enchant: Absorb Stamina

Bow: The Maelstrom’s Bow Trait: Infused Enchant: Weapon Damage

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

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