The Elder Scrolls Online Templar Builds

Templar Tank PVE Build – TempTank – ESO Elsweyr

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

Templars make for good tanks with good survivability, self-healing and group support.

See our ESO Builds section for more builds.

Templar Tank Build Index

Templar Tank Build Basics

Best Templar Tank Race: Nord > Argonian > Imperial > Orc

Templar Tank Attributes: Change this to suit your needs. If you need more health, put more into health. Keep your stamina higher than your Magicka. 20 Magicka, 0 Health, 44 Stamina

Should I play as a Vampire as a Templar Tank: Yes (optional).

Best Mundus Stone for a Templar Tank: The Lord

Best Potion for Templar Tanks: Tri-Stat (Bugloss, Columbine and Mountain Flower)

Essence of health tri stat

Best Food for Templar Tanks: Longfin Pasty with Melon Sauce

Longfin pasty with melon sauce

Templar Tank Build Skills

What are the best weapons to use as a Templar Tank? It is recommended that you have one bar for one handed and shield, and one bar for either lightning or frost staves.

templar tank skills pve in ESO

Templar Tank Main Bar – One Handed and Shield Skills:

Slot 1: Radiant Ward

Slot 2: Heroic Slash

Slot 3: Pierce Armor

Slot 4: Ritual of Rebirth

Slot 5: Deep Thoughts

Ultimate: Remembrance

Templar Tank Alternate Bar – Lightning / Frost Staff:

Slot 1: Extended Ritual

Slot 2: Elemental Blockade

Slot 3: Repentance

Slot 4: Inner Rage

Slot 5: Restoring Focus

Ultimate: Aggressive Horn

Templar Tank Build Passive Skills

Aedric Spear Passives: All

Dawn’s Wrath Passives: All

Restoring Light Passives: All

One Hand and Shield Passives: All

Destruction Staff Passives: All

Heavy Armor Passives: All

Medium Armor Passives: Dexterity – Wind Walker – Athletics

Light Armor Passives: Evocation – Spell Warding – Grace

Vampire Passives: Supernatural Recovery – Undeath – Dark Stalker

Fighters Guild Passives: Banish the Wicked

Mages Guild Passives: Mage Adept – Everlasting Will – Magicka Controller

Psijic Order Passives: Concentrated Barrier – Deliberation

Undaunted Passives: All

Racial Passives: All

Templar Tank 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 Apprentice: 100 (100) Blessed – 48 Elfborn – 2 Spell Erosion

The Atronach: 47 Physical Weapons Expert – 73 Master-At-Arms

The Thief Champion Points (Green)

The Shadow: 81 (44) Shadow Ward – 60 Tumbling

The Lover: 43 (43) Tenacity

The Tower: 56 (13) Warlord – 21 Bashing Focus – 9 Sprinter

The Warrior Champion Points (Red)

The Lady: 56 (27) Hardy – 56 (27) Elemental Defender – 56 (2) Thick Skinned

The Steed: 72 (44) Ironclad

The Lord: 18 Bastion – 12 Heavy Armor Focus

Templar Tank Build Gear

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

  • Bloodspawn – Spindleclutch
  • Brands of Imperium – White Gold Tower
  • Ebon Armory – Crypts of Hearts
  • Fortified Brass – Crafted
  • Night’s Silence – Crafted
  • Plague Doctor – Deshaan / Guildstore
  • Roar of Alkosh – Maw of Lorkhaj
  • Sentinel of Rkugamz – Darkshade Cavern 1
  • Swarm Mother – Spindleclutch 1
  • Thurvokun – Fang Lair
  • Torug’s Pact – Crafted

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: Thurvokun – Night’s Silence – Earthgore Weight: Heavy Trait: Infused Enchant: Prismatic

Shoulders: Thurvokun – Night’s Silence – Earthgore Weight: Heavy Trait: Sturdy Enchantment: Health

Chest: Brands of Imperium – Torug’s Pact – Ebon Armory – Fortified Brass Weight: Heavy Trait: Reinforced Enchant: Prismatic

Gloves: Brands of Imperium – Torug’s Pact – Ebon Armory – Fortified Brass Weight: Medium Trait: Sturdy Enchant: Health

Legs: Brands of Imperium – Torug’s Pact – Ebon Armory – Fortified Brass Weight: Heavy Trait: Infused Enchant: Prismatic

Belt: Brands of Imperium – Torug’s Pact – Ebon Armory – Fortified Brass Weight: Light Trait: Sturdy Enchant: Health

Boots: Brands of Imperium – Torug’s Pact – Ebon Armory – Fortified Brass Weight: Heavy Trait: Sturdy Enchant: Health

Necklace: Powerful Assault – Ebon Armory – Torug’s Pact Type: Jewelry Trait: Triune Enchant: Reduced Block Cost

Rings: Powerful Assault – Ebon Armory – Torug’s Pact Trait: Triune Enchant: Reduced Block Cost

One Hand Weapon: Brands of Imperium – Fortified Brass – Powerful Assault Trait: Decisive Enchant: Weakening

Shield: Brands of Imperium – Fortified Brass – Powerful Assault PactTrait:Infused Enchant: Prismatic

Two Hand Weapon: Brands of Imperium – Fortified Brass – Powerful Assault Trait: Crusher Enchant: Prismatic

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

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