Beginner’s Templar Healer Build for The Elder Scrolls Online

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

While any race can be a Templar Healer, the following races have passives that make them more suitable for the role:

  1. Breton: Max Magicka, Spell Resistance, and Cost Reduction
  2. High Elf: Max Magicka, Magicka Recovery, and Elemental Damage
  3. Argonian: Max Health, Healing Received, and Potion effectiveness

Attribute Points:

Allocate all 64 points into Magicka to maximize healing and ability usage.

Mundus Stone:

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

Food and Potions:

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


The skill setup for a beginner Templar Healer is as follows:

Bar 1 – Restoration Staff:

  1. Grand Healing – Morph to Healing Springs
  2. Regeneration – Morph to Rapid Regeneration
  3. Blessing of Protection – Morph to Combat Prayer
  4. Rune Focus – Morph to Channeled Focus
  5. Cleansing Ritual – Morph to Extended Ritual
  6. Ultimate: Rite of Passage – Morph to Remembrance

Bar 2 – Destruction Staff (Lightning):

  1. Puncturing Sweep – Morph to Puncturing Strikes
  2. Backlash – Morph to Purifying Light
  3. Unstable Wall of Elements – Morph to Elemental Blockade
  4. Restoring Aura – Morph to Repentance
  5. Radiant Oppression – Morph to Radiant Glory
  6. Ultimate: Solar Prison – Morph to Solar Disturbance

Champion Points:

Assuming you have 1800 CP available, focus on the following CP allocation to improve your healing abilities:

Craft (Green):

  1. Slot 1: Steed’s Blessing – 50 points
  2. Slot 2: Breakfall – 50 points
  3. Slot 3: Wanderer – 50 points

Warfare (Red):

  1. Slot 1: Boundless Vitality – 50 points (Slot Unlock at 1200 CP)
  2. Slot 2: Fortified – 50 points
  3. Slot 3: Rejuvenation – 50 points
  4. Slot 4: Tireless Guardian – 50 points (Slot Unlock at 1800 CP)

Remaining points in:

  • Preparation (up to 50 points)
  • Quick Recovery (up to 50 points)
  • Elemental Aegis (up to 50 points)
  • Hardy (up to 50 points)

Fitness (Blue):

  1. Slot 1: Tumbling – 50 points
  2. Slot 2: Mystic Tenacity – 50 points
  3. Slot 3: Hero’s Vigor – 50 points
  4. Slot 4: Defiance – 50 points (Slot Unlock at 1200 CP)
  5. Slot 5: Hasty – 50 points (Slot Unlock at 1800 CP)

Remaining points in:

  • Sprinter (up to 50 points)
  • Tireless Discipline (up to 50 points)
  • Fortification (up to 50 points)


  1. Restoration Staff: All passives
  2. Destruction Staff: All passives
  3. Light Armor: All passives
  4. Heavy Armor: Juggernaut passive
  5. Medium Armor: Wind Walker and Athletics passives
  6. Templar: All passives in Aedric Spear, Dawn’s Wrath, and Restoring Light
  7. Undaunted: Undaunted Command and Undaunted Mettle
  8. Racial: All passives for your chosen race


As a beginner, your priority should be to acquire easy-to-obtain gear that provides good bonuses. Here’s a beginner-friendly gear setup:

  1. 5x Seducer (Craftable set)
  2. 5x Sanctuary (Banished Cells dungeon)
  3. 2x Monster Set: Chokethorn (Elden Hollow I) or Nightflame (Elden Hollow II)

Traits and Enchantments:

  • Armor: Divines (all pieces) with Magicka enchantments
  • Weapons: Powered or Precise for Restoration Staff with Absorb Magicka enchantment; Infused for Lightning Staff with Shock or Absorb Magicka enchantment
  • Jewelry: Arcane with Magicka Recovery or Spell Damage enchantments

This beginner’s Templar 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 healing 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 Templar Healer.

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

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