Beginner’s Sorcerer Healer Build for The Elder Scrolls Online

Welcome to the Beginner’s Sorcerer Healer Build/Guide for Elder Scrolls Online (ESO). This guide will teach you the basics of building a Sorcerer Healer and provide you with the necessary tools to start your journey as an effective healer in ESO.

This build is designed for players new to the healing role and focuses on healing, resource management, and easy gear acquisition.

Race Selection:

  • Breton: Max Magicka, Magicka Recovery, and Cost Reduction
  • High Elf: Max Magicka, Magicka Recovery, and Elemental Damage
  • Argonian: Max Health, Healing Received, and Potion effectiveness

Attribute Points:

  • Allocate all 64 points into Magicka to maximize healing power. This can be changed later as you adapt and get better gear and stats.

Mundus Stone:

  • The Ritual (Healing Effectiveness) or The Atronach (Magicka Recovery)

Food and Potions:

  • Food: Tri-stat food (Max Health, Magicka, and Stamina)
  • Potions: Tri-stat potions or basic health/magicka/stamina potions

Skills: Bar 1 – Restoration Staff:

  1. Grand Healing – Morph to Healing Springs or Illustrious Healing
  2. Regeneration – Morph to Rapid Regeneration or Mutagen
  3. Combat Prayer – Morph to Blessing of Protection
  4. Bound Aegis – Morph to Bound Armor
  5. Lightning Flood – Morph to Liquid Lightning
  • Ultimate: Panacea – Morph to Life Giver or Light’s Champion

Bar 2 – Destruction Staff (Lightning):

  1. Elemental Blockade – Morph to Unstable Wall of Elements
  2. Boundless Storm – Morph to Hurricane
  3. Twilight Matriarch – Morph to Winged Twilight
  4. Inner Light – Morph to Mage Light
  5. Bound Aegis – Morph to Bound Armor
  • Ultimate: Elemental Rage – Morph to Thunderous Rage

Champion Points:

Assuming you have 1800 CP available, focus on the following CP allocation to improve your healing abilities. Keep in mind that these allocations may change as you progress and experiment with different playstyles.

Craft (Green):

  • Steed’s Blessing – 50 points
  • Breakfall – 50 points
  • Wanderer – 50 points

Warfare (Red):

  • Boundless Vitality – 50 points (Slot Unlock at 1200 CP)
  • Fortified – 50 points
  • Rejuvenation – 50 points
  • Tireless Guardian – 50 points (Slot Unlock at 1800 CP)
  • Preparation (up to 50 points)
  • Elemental Aegis (up to 50 points)
  • Hardy (up to 50 points)
  • Quick Recovery (up to 50 points)

Fitness (Blue):

  • Tumbling – 50 points
  • Mystic Tenacity – 50 points
  • Hero’s Vigor – 50 points
  • Defiance – 50 points (Slot Unlock at 1200 CP)
  • Hasty – 50 points (Slot Unlock at 1800 CP)
  • Sprinter (up to 50 points)
  • Tireless Discipline (up to 50 points)
  • Relentless Focus (up to 50 points)


  • Restoration Staff: All passives
  • Destruction Staff: All passives
  • Light Armor: All passives
  • Heavy Armor: Juggernaut passive
  • Sorcerer: All passives in Storm Calling, Daedric Summoning, and Dark Magic
  • Undaunted: Undaunted Command and Undaunted Mettle
  • Racial: All passives for your chosen race


  • 5x Spell Power Cure (White-Gold Tower dungeon)
  • 5x Worm’s Raiment (Vaults of Madness dungeon)
  • 2x Monster Set: Nightflame (Elden Hollow II) or Earthgore (Bloodroot Forge)

Traits and Enchantments:

  • Armor: Divines (all pieces) with Magicka enchantments
  • Weapons: Powered or Precise on Restoration Staff with Absorb Magicka or Increase Healing enchantments, Infused or Charged on Lightning Staff with Shock or Weapon and Spell Damage enchantments
  • Jewelry: Arcane with Magicka Recovery or Spell Damage enchantments

This beginner’s Sorcerer Healer build is designed to help you learn the basics of healing in ESO. As you progress, you’ll be able to experiment with different sets, skills, and playstyles to find the perfect healer build for your playstyle.

Remember to communicate with your group, adapt to different situations, and always strive to improve your gameplay. Healing is a rewarding and essential role in ESO, and with practice and patience, you’ll become a reliable and effective Sorcerer Healer.

As you gain experience, explore more advanced builds and strategies to further optimize your healing capabilities. Happy healing!

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