Powerful Necromancer Builds for Elder Scrolls Online2020-04-16T13:41:50+00:00
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Necromancer Builds ESO

Welcome to the Necromancer section of the website. Necromancer can be played as a damage dealer, a healer or a tank. They perform both well in a group or a solo setting, depending on how you set up your build.

The Necromancer builds that you can find here focus on optimizing your setup as much as possible, that way you can really perform as good as possible on your Necromancer. Sometimes gear can be hard to acquire depending on the build you want to use, that is why I made sure to always include three different setups, the best in slot, advanced and a beginner setup. Nonetheless, I would always recommend getting the best setup like described in the build, to completely optimize your setup. Please keep in mind that combat changes occur all 3 months in the Elder Scrolls Online, therefore it is possible that certain sets will change for your Necromancer!


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The Necromancer

This article is dedicated to the new class Necromancer. You will find all Ultimates, Skills and Passives here. I also have a youtube video where all skills are explained and showcased, so you can see the visuals of the skills.

Necromancer The "Gamebreaker"?! New Class Showcase - Elder Scrolls Online ESO

Table of Contents:

The Necromancer Class Skill-trees!

Grave Lord

Necromancer Class

Imbue the dead with frost, fire, and lightning to bring ruin upon your enemies. Raise relentless hordes of the undead and allow your fallen enemies to intensify your unyielding assault.

Bone Tyrant

Necromancer Class

Bend and break the dead to your will and use their remains to create impenetrable barriers and extend your own life. Control the battlefield with the bones of the departed.

Living Death

Necromancer Class

Draw from the power of life and death to replenish and restore your allies. Resurrect your defeated comrades or allies and keep them in the fight.

Like all the other classes, the Necromancer has three different skill-trees with different themes. The Grave Lord will focus on dealing damage, so most of your damage output will come from this skill-tree. The Bone Tyrant will be interesting for the tanks, as most defensive abilities will be found in that skill-tree. The Living Death will focus on reanimating dead bodies and some sort of healing.

The Necromancer also has a new feature called “Criminal Act”, that means if you summon a monster in town the guards will attack you. That means you have to be careful where you actually summon skeletons or ghosts!

Necromancer Skill Overview

A lot of the Necromancy skills are gaining power depending on how many corpses are close by!

(The picture is from an older presentation, names and visuals might differ from the final version)


(The picture is from an older presentation, names and visuals might differ from the final version)


(The picture is from an older presentation, names and visuals might differ from the final version)


Necromancer Bone Colossus Transformation

They also showed us the Bone Colossus Ultimate Transformation. As you can see the ultimate will look different depending on what race you play on!