This is a Warden Stamina DPS build for ESO, intended for most players. The build is updated for Elsweyr. If you have any questions about the Warden Stamina DPS build, leave a comment below.
This Stamden PvE build features high single target and AoE damage with dual wield and bows.
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Warden Stamina DPS Build Index
Warden Stamina DPS Build Basics
Best Warden Stamina DPS Race: Orc > Redguard > Wood Elf > Khajit
Warden Stamina DPS Attributes: All Stamina
Should I play as a Vampire or Werewolf as a Warden Stamina DPS: No there is no reason to unless you really want to.
Best Mundus Stone for Warden Stamina DPS: The Shadow
Best Potion for Warden Stamina DPS: Essence of Weapon Power (Blessed Thistle, Dragonthorn, Wormwood)
Best Food for Warden Stamina DPS: Braised Rabbit with Spring Vegetables or Artaeum Takeaway Broth.
Warden Stamina DPS Build Skills
What are the best weapons to use as a Warden Stamina DPS? It is recommended that you have one bar for Dual Wield, and one bar for Bows.
Warden Stamina DPS Main Bar – Dual Wield:
Slot 1: Rending Slashes
Slot 2: Bull Netch
Slot 3: Cutting Dive
Slot 4: Subterranean Assault
Slot 5: Bird of Prey
Ultimate: Wild Guardian
Warden Stamina DPS Alternate Bar – Bow:
Slot 1: Endless Hail
Slot 2: Rearming Trap
Slot 3: Razor Caltrops
Slot 4: Poison Injection
Slot 5: Bird of Prey
Ultimate: Wild Guardian
Warden Stamina DPS Build Passive Skills
Animal Companion Passives: All
Winter’s Embrace Passives: All
Green Balance 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
Warden Stamina DPS Build Champion Points
The first bolded number indicated below is for a
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: 52 Shadow Ward – 52 Tumbling
The Lover: 49 (49) Tenacity – 100 (49) Mooncalf
The Tower: 17 (2) Warlord
The Warrior Champion Points (Red)
The Lady: 49 (23) Hardy – 49 (23) Elemental Defender – 48 (23) Thick Skinned
The Steed: 81 (31) Ironclad – 43 Spellshield
Warden Stamina DPS Build Gear
There is a lot of Warden Stamina DPS gear to choose from. Below is a selection of viable gear, and below that a suggested end-game setup.
- Agility –
- Arms of Relequen – Cloudrest
- Berserking Warrior – Hel Ra Citadel
- Briarheart – Wrothgar /
- Hunding’s Rage – Crafted
- Maelstrom Bow – Maelstrom Arena
- Night Mother’s Gaze: – Crafted
- Perfect Arms of Relequen – Cloudrest
- Selene – Selene’s Web
- Stormfist – Tempest Island
- Tooth of Lokkestiiz – Sunspire Veteran
- Twice-Fanged Serpent – Sanctum Ophidia
Velidreth– Cradle of Shadows
- Vicious Serpent – Aetherian Archive / Sanctum Ophidia / Hel Ra Citadel
- War Machine – Halls of Fabrication
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Head: Stormfist – Velidreth Weight: Medium Trait: Divines Enchant: Stamina
Shoulders: Stormfist – Velidreth 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: Berserking Warrior – Briarheart Type: Jewelry Trait: Bloodthirsty / Infused Enchant: Weapon Damage
Rings: Berserking Warrior – Briarheart Trait: Bloodthirsty Enchant: Weapon Damage
Dual Wield Dagger One: Berserking Warrior – Briarheart Trait: Nirnhoned Enchant: Poison
Dual Wield Dagger Two: Berserking Warrior – Briarheart Trait: Sharpened Enchant: Absorb Stamina
Bow: The Maelstrom’s Bow Trait: Infused Enchant: Weapon Damage
This Warden Stamina DPS build is continuously updated, leave a comment if you have any questions or suggestions!