Magicka Templar Build for PvE Elder Scrolls Online ESO

Magicka Templar Build

Magicka Templar Build “Beamplar” Morrowind

Table of Contents

Introduction

Welcome to the Magicka Templar Build “Beamplar” for Elder Scrolls Online Morrowind. Make sure to bookmark the link as I will keep updating the build for each new Update of ESO. The “Beamplar” build is made for PvE Trials, Dungeons and Maelstrom Arena. There will be different sections, with small adjustments so you can use the build both in a group or solo.

Magicka Templars are currently one of the strongest setups in Elder Scrolls Online and also have very good sustain. This patch we finally swap to a double destruction staff setup, as it finally has become better. Magicka Templars have pretty good survival as they have access to Harness Magicka and Puncturing Sweeps heals them a lot while dealing full damage. Both great Single Target and AoE damage. We still have to be in Melee range as we keep using Puncturing Sweeps!

    • No Maelstrom Weapons needed!
    • Melee setup
    • Good sustain
    • High single target (ST) damage
    • High area of effect (AoE) Damage
    • Easy survivability due to magicka shield
    • 6 Light, 1 Heavy Armor setup
    • Trials, Dungeons & Maelstrom Arena

Resource Management

With only a few tweaks you can make sure to have good sustain, I will also tell you how you can find your own “sweetspot” for sustain. This patch we are using Channeled Focus which helps already a lot with sustain and it also gives us Spell & Armor resistance on top of that. I also found a 6 Light 1 Heavy setup to be the best, so we gain a little bit more cost reduction, but still have good resources and health for trials. Another must have for this patch is the “Drain Magicka Poisons”, they help tremendously with sustain. In the Important Info section you will see how to craft them. They give you about 240 Magicka per second over 5,5 seconds, thats insane! Now the last big thing that you can choose on your own to tweak your sustain, Magicka Recovery Glyphs. I felt I reached good sustain with 1 Recovery Glyphs. However, if you think your sustain is still not where you would like it to be, then try with  two Magicka Recovery Glyphs and then you should definitely be good to go. Heavy Attacks are also a great tool to restore resources, while we not really need them for this build, if you really get into a situation where you dry out, use one or two heavy attacks!

  • Channeled Focus
  • Drain Magicka Poisons
  • Magicka Recovery Glyph
  • Heavy Attacks

Trials & Dungeons Setup

Charsts beamplar build

Spell Power Potion was active when I took the screenshot.




Gear

There is a few good options, I for now am using Julianos. I have to do more tests with Julianos vs War Maiden, it seems War Maiden is slightly better but pretty difficult to get for now. That is why I recommend using Julianos for now.

Gear Best in Slot

  • No Sharpened Maelstrom Staff?  There is one pretty cool option, you could use Julianos Shock and Fire staff and then replace one Julianos body piece with a Molag Kena piece to get the extra spelldamage!
  • Precise Maelstrom Staff? If you do have a precise Maelstrom Staff, you can use it just make sure to put like 20 more points into Spell Erosion to make up for the loss of penetration from sharpened.
  • Valkyn vs Grothdarr: Grothdarr is more overall damage, however Valkyn will give you a pretty good amount of health which can be nice in dungeons, plus it looks sick!
  • War Maiden vs Julianos: War Maiden is slightly stronger than Julianos, I am just using Julianos because it is a lot easier to get.
Gear Set Weight Trait Enchantment
Chest Julianos Heavy Divine Magicka
Belt Julianos Light Divine Magicka
Shoes Julianos Light Divine Magicka
Pants Julianos Light Divine Magicka
Hands Julianos Light Divine Magicka
Head Master Architect/ Grothdarr Light Divine Magicka
Shoulder Master Architect/ Grothdarr Light Divine Magicka
Necklace Master Architect Jewelry Arcane Magicka Recovery
Ring Master Architect Jewelry Arcane Spell Dmg
Ring Master Architect Jewelry Arcane Spell Dmg
Weapon 1 Maelstrom Staff Shock Sharpened Drain Magicka Poison
Weapon 2 Maelstrom Staff Inferno Sharpened Maelstrom Enchantment

Gear Dualwield Setup with Moondancer

  • Shock Staff: I highly recommend running a Shockstaff, as it helps with sustain and it makes it easy to deal good AoE damage!
  • 511? If you run into sustain issues, you can also try running a 6,1 setup.
Gear Set Weight Trait Enchantment
Chest Julianos Heavy Divine Magicka
Belt Julianos Medium Divine Magicka
Shoes Julianos Light Divine Magicka
Pants Julianos Light Divine Magicka
Hands Julianos Light Divine Magicka
Head Grothdarr Light Divine Magicka
Shoulder Grothdarr Light Divine Magicka
Necklace Moondancer Jewelry Arcane Spell Dmg
Ring Moondancer Jewelry Arcane Spell Dmg
Ring Moondancer Jewelry Arcane Spell Dmg
Weapon 1 DW Moondancer Sword Infused/ Sharpened Spell Dmg
Weapon 1 DW Moondancer Sword Sharpened/

Precise

Fire Dmg
Weapon 2 Moondancer Shock/ Fire Sharpened Shock Dmg

 Gear Beginner

This setup is dedicated to people that have not had the chance to farm the necessary gear or are not at the maximum Championpoints amount yet. All the gear here is either craftable or cheap to get in a guildstore. Make sure to ask a friend to craft Seducer and Julianos gear for you. I do recommend that you are aiming for 17k health. To achieve this you can buy one or two Willpower rings with a healthy trait. You could also use Twice Born Star instead of Seducer.

Gear Set Weight Trait Enchantment
Chest Seducer Heavy Divine Magicka
Belt Seducer Light Divine Magicka
Shoes Seducer Light Divine Magicka
Pants Seducer Light Divine Magicka
Hands Seducer Light Divine Magicka
Head Julianos Light Divine Magicka
Shoulder Julianos Light Divine Magicka
Necklace Willpower Jewelry Arcane Magicka Recovery
Ring Willpower Jewelry Arcane/Healthy Spell Dmg
Ring Willpower Jewelry Arcane/Healthy Spell Dmg
Weapon 1 Julianos Shock Sharpened Drain Magicka Poison
Weapon 2 Julianos Fire Sharpened Spell Damage

Where can I get the gear?

War Maiden: Vvardenfell
Master Architect: Halls of Fabrication
Seducer
: Craftable
Moondancer: Maw of Lorkhaj
Valkyn Skoria: City of Ash 2
Grothdarr: Vaults of Madness
Julianos: Craftable
Willpower: Imperial City Vaults, Guildstore
Maelstrom Staff: vMaelstrom Arena

Skills

  • Reflective Light vs Vampires Bane: Reflective light for more AoE damage, Vampires Bane for more Single Target damage. in this patch I prefer Vampires Bane as it as a 12 seconds runtime and opens up more time to activate other skills!
  • Why Destro Ulti on Frontbar? On each bar you must have a Destruction Staff ability slotted, otherwise you will not gain the 8% bonus from Ancient Knowledge.
  • Aoe spammable? We are applying all our AoE DoTs on the enemies and then we use Shock Heavy attacks for AoE Damage, this is the most powerful tool and it also restores magicka!

Templar Database »

Shock Staff Mainbar Fire Staff bar
Slot 1: Ritual of Retribution Slot 1: Blockade of Fire
Slot 2: Vampires Bane Slot 2: Blazing Spear
Slot 3 Puncturing Sweeps Slot 3: Harness Magicka
Slot 4: Puryfing Light Slot 4: Radiant Oppression
Slot 5: Inner Light Slot 5: Channeled Focus
Ultimate: Destro Ultimate Ultimate: Crescent Sweep

Gear Dualwield Setup with new Sets War Maiden and Master Architect

NOT YET TESTED

This setup has to be tested first, I am not yet sure if it will work, if it will work its gonna be insane!

Gear Set Weight Trait Enchantment
Chest War Maiden Light Divine Magicka
Belt War Maiden Light Divine Magicka
Shoes War Maiden Light Divine Magicka
Pants War Maiden Light Divine Magicka
Hands War Maiden Light Divine Magicka
Head Grothdarr Light Divine Magicka
Shoulder Grothdarr Light Divine Magicka
Necklace Master Architect Jewelry Arcane Spell Dmg
Ring Master Architect Jewelry Arcane Spell Dmg
Ring Master Architect Jewelry Arcane Spell Dmg
Weapon 1 Master Architect Shock Staff Sharpened Drain Magicka Poison
Weapon 2 DW Master Architect Sword Sharpened Spell Damage
Weapon 2 DW Master Architect Sword Sharpened Shock Damage

Templar Database »

Championpoints

Championpoints [630 CP]

The Ritual
75 Thaumaturge
The Attronarch
23 Master at Arms
The Apprentice
56 Elemental Expert, 56 Elfborn
The Shadow
The Lover
100 Arcanist, 64 Tenacity
The Tower
46 Warlord
The Lord
The Lady
49 Hardy, 49 Elemental Defender, 48 Thick Skinned
The Steed
61 Ironclad, 3 Spell Shield

Championpoints [300 CP]

The Ritual
31 Thaumaturge
The Attronarch
20 Master at Arms, 2 Staff Expert
The Apprentice
27 Elemental Expert, 20 Elfborn
The Shadow
The Lover
49 Arcanist, 49 Tenacity
The Tower
2 Warlord
The Lord
The Lady
23 Hardy, 23 Elemental Defender, 23 Thick Skinned
The Steed
31 Ironclad

 

Important Info

Here you can find information about what race, buff-food, potions & poisons you want to use. I also do list all the passives that you need for this setup.

Buff-food

Solitude Salmon-Millet Sauce (Max Health+Max Magicka)

Mundus Stone

The Thief ( Increased Spell Critical)

Race

Altmer (Recommended)
Darkelf (Recommended)
Breton

Potions

Spell-Crit Potions
(Spell-crit, Spell Damage, Magicka)
(Cornflower, Ladys Smock, Water Hyacinth)

In case you are still unsure on how to mix the ingredients together, you can check out a alchemy simulator here: Alchemy Simulator 

Poisons

Drain Magicka Poison
(Lady Smock & Columbine) or (Cornflower & Columbine) or (Bugloss & Cornflower)

Drain Magicka Poison

Passives

You will need the following passives:
Aedric Spear, Dawns Wrath, Restoring Light, Light Armor, Heavy Armor (Juggernaunt passive), Destruction Staff, Fighters Guild, Mages Guild, Racial, Vampire, Undaunted, Alchemy: Medicinal Use

I highly recommend being a Vampire for the extra 10% Magicka and Stamina recovery!

Maelstrom Arena

If you are new to Maelstrom Arena, I highly recommend checking out my Beginners Guide for Magicka Templar in Maelstrom Arena!

Gear

Gear Set Weight Trait Enchantment
Chest Julianos/ War Maiden Light Divine Magicka
Belt Julianos/ War Maiden Light Divine Magicka
Shoes Julianos/ War Maiden Light Divine Magicka
Pants Julianos/ War Maiden Light Divine Magicka
Hands Julianos/ War Maiden Light Divine Magicka
Head Valkyn/ Grothdarr Heavy Divine Magicka
Shoulder Valkyn/ Grothdarr Light Divine Magicka
Necklace Moondancer Jewelry Arcane Magicka Recovery Glyph
Ring Moondancer Jewelry Arcane Spell Dmg
Ring Moondancer Jewelry Arcane Spell Dmg
Weapon 1 Maelstrom Staff Shock Sharpened Drain Magicka Poison
Weapon 2 Maelstrom Staff Inferno Sharpened Maelstrom Enchantment

Skills

Some of the skills changed, mainly to get a bit more healing. Harness Magicka is your most valuable skill, you have to keep it up all the times so you can bolster your health. If you want to slot Breath of Life, go for it, I would recommend swapping out Ritual of Retribution for it.

Templar Database »

Those are all the necessary changes to the build to successfully run Maelstrom Arena.

Update Log

20.05.2017 Added Build
21.05.2017 Added Dualwield setup for Morrowind
22.05.2017 Added War Maiden Set to the Best in Slot Gearsetup
24.05.2017 Updated CP according to Jump Points
05.06.2017 Updated Gearsetups

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