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Sorcerer Magicka PvP Build – Mag Sorc – ESO Elsweyr

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

This Mag Sorc PvP build is a fast moving PvP build with burst damage, high resistance and good group support.

See our ESO Builds section for more builds.

Sorcerer Magicka PvP Build Index

Sorcerer Magicka PvP Build Basics

Best Sorcerer Magicka PvP Build Race: Breton > High-elf > Dark Elf (Dunmer)

Sorcerer Magicka PvP Build Attributes: All Magicka

Should I play as a Vampire as a Sorcerer Magicka PvP Build: No (optional)

Best Mundus Stone for a Sorcerer Magicka PvP Build: The Atronach

Best Potion for a Sorcerer Magicka PvP Build: Tri-stat Potion (Bugloss, Columbine, Dragonthron )

Essence of health tri stat

Best Food for a Sorcerer Magicka PvP Build:
Clockwork Citrus Filet or Witchmother’s Potent Brew.


Sorcerer Magicka PvP Build Skills

What are the best weapons to use as a Sorcerer Magicka PvP? It is recommended that you have one bar for Restoration staff, and one bar for either Destruction staff (Fire).


Sorcerer Magicka PvP Main Bar – Fire Staff:

Slot 1: Hardened Ward

Slot 2: Crystal Fragments

Slot 3: Crushing Shock

Slot 4: Endless Fury

Slot 5: Elemental Drain

Ultimate: Dawnbreaker of Smiting

Sorcerer Magicka PvP Alternate Bar – Restoration Staff:

Slot 1: Rune Cage

Slot 2: Mutagen

Slot 3: Harness Magicka

Slot 4: Boundless Storm

Slot 5: Power Surge

Ultimate: Light’s Champion

Sorcerer Magicka PvP Build Passive Skills

Dark Magic: All

Daedric Summoning: All

Siphoning Passives: All

Storm Calling: All

Destruction Staff Passives: All

Restoration Staff Passives: All

Light Armor Passives: All

Heavy Armor Passives: Resolve – Constitution – Juggernaut

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

Vampire Passives: Supernatural Recovery – Undeath – Dark Stalker

Psijic Order Passives: All

Mages Guild Passives: All

Fighters Guild Passives: All

Undaunted Passives: All

Racial Passives: All

Alchemy Passives: Medicinal Use

Assault Passives: All

Support Passives: All

Sorcerer Magicka PvP 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 Atronach: 40 (18) Master-At-Arms – 56 Shattering Blows – 19 Staff Expert

The Apprentice: 49 (27) Elemental Expert – 40 (20) Elfborn – 66 (35) Spell Erosion

The Thief Champion Points (Green)

The Shadow: 36 Shadow Ward – 44 Tumbling

The Lover: 75 (64) Arcanist – 49 Mooncalf

The Tower: 49 (4) Warlord – 16 Sprinter – 1 Siphoner

The Warrior Champion Points (Red)

The Lord: 37 Quick Recovery

The Lady: 49 (23) Hardy – 49 (23) Elemental Defender – 28 Thick Skinned

The Steed: 48 (31) Ironclad – 52 (23) Resistant – 21 Spellshield

Sorcerer Magicka PvP 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: Heavy Trait: Impenetrable Enchant: Prismatic

Shoulders: Blood Spawn Weight: Medium Trait: Impenetrable Enchantment: Prismatic

Chest: Shacklebreaker Weight: Light Trait: Impenetrable Enchant: Prismatic

Gloves: Shacklebreaker Weight: Light Trait: Impenetrable Enchant: Prismatic

Legs: ShacklebreakerWeight: Light Trait: Impenetrable Enchant: Prismatic

Belt: Shacklebreaker Weight: Light Trait: Impenetrable Enchant: Prismatic

Boots: Shacklebreaker Weight: Light Trait: Impenetrable Enchant: Prismatic

Necklace: Armor Master Type: Jewelry Trait: Protective Enchant: Spell Damage

Rings: Armor Master Trait: Arcane Enchant: Spell Damage / Magicka Recovery

Fire Staff: Concentrated Force (Perfected) or Willpower Trait: Infused Enchant: Absorb Magicka

Restoration Staff: Armor Master Trait: Infused Enchant: Weapon Damage

This Sorcerer Magicka PvP build is continuously updated, leave a comment if you have any questions or suggestions!