Stamina Nightblade Build PvE for Summerset, Elder Scrolls Online ESO

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Stamina Nightblade Build PvE “Rampage” – Summerset Chapter

Introduction

Welcome to the Stamina Nightblade Build PvE “Rampage” for Elder Scrolls Online. Make sure to bookmark the link as I will keep updating the build for each new Update of ESO. The Rampage build is a Stamina focused damage dealer build. It is made for endgame content like Trials, Dungeons & Maelstrom Arena.

Stamina Nightblades have insane Burst and overall really good Single Target Damage. With our combination of Relequen and Berserking Warrior we can reach insane Weapon Critical numbers which is especiallye. Those two sets make Nightblades freaking strong, whether be it in Dungeons, Trials or Maelstrom Arena. Another good set is also War Machine 15% Major Slayer damage boost and the Ultimate 20% damage boost combined with Berserking Yokeda will increase your dps tremendously. We are using a full light attack build in combination with Leeching Strikes.

  • Insane Burst Damage
  • Insane high Single Target damage
  • Group Support
  • Good AoE Damage
  • Good Sustain
  • Dualwield & Bow Setup
  • Trials, Dungeon & Maelstrom

Changes from the previous version

  • Optimized the Champion Points. We now use 5 Relequen, 5 Berserking Warrior and two Monster set pieces (Velidreth, Stormfist or Selene). Relequen is a new set that drops in Cloudrest. Berserking is a old set that drops in Hel Ra Citadel, it is a Heavy Armor set, so you need to run it on Jewelry + Weapons. Berserking Warrior gives us an permanent 9% extra Weapon Critical on the front bar and we can keep this up as long as we damage the enemy.
  • We use normal Health+Stamina buff food because on a Nightblade you have way better sustain than on any other class and with Orbs/Spears you can sustain just fine. if you still struggle, put in some heavy attacks or change to Dubious Camoran Throne.
  • Instead of the Warrior, we now use the Lover Mundus Stone in raids, due to the nerfs to NMG and Sunder we had to find another way to get penetration.
  • We now also use 2 Infused + 1 Bloodthirsty Jewelry trait instead of Robust. The difference between Robust and Infused is very small but Infused is slightyl better.
  • Rotation also changed, because Berserking Warrior has a 5s duration, we only want to stay on the backbar for tops 4,5s. So we moved as many skills tho the frontbar as possible, to increase uptime there.

Resource Management

Nightblades can sustain a rotation with blue food already, just make sure to keep up Leeching Strikes. You also want to make sure that Spears or Orbs are used by your healers to activate the synergy for resources. I recommend being a Redguard because you will get the best sustain. You have more options, you can also use Stormfist as main Monster Set to gain another Stamina Recovery bonus or Vicious Serpent set. And you can be a Vampire stage 2 for the 10% extra Stamina Recovery. Stamina Nightblade has Leeching Strikes which helps a bit with sustain, I recommend using it.

  • Leeching Strikes
  • Orbs or Spears from Healers
  • Heavy Attacks resource return (optional)
  • Vicious Serpent Set (optional)
  • Redguard (if available)
  • Dubious Camoran Throne (only if you struggle with sustain)

Trials & Dungeons Setup

rampage stamina nightblade build pve summerset

Weapon Power Potion, Weapon Damage Enchantment and Berserking Warrior were active when I took the screenshot.



Gear

There is a lot of good Stamina Sets available, the Gear Setup 1 will represent the best setup for most situations. I also have a list with a huge variety of combos here in the Stamina Optimization Article. Here are some good Stamina Sets:

Gear Setup 1

Gear Set Weight Trait Enchantment
Chest Perfect Arms of Relequen Medium Divine Stamina
Belt Perfect Arms of Relequen Medium Divine Stamina
Shoes Perfect Arms of Relequen Medium Divine Stamina
Pants Perfect Arms of Relequen Medium Divine Stamina
Hands Perfect Arms of Relequen Medium Divine Stamina
Head Stormfist/ Selene Medium Divine Stamina
Shoulder Stormfist/ Selene Medium Divine Stamina
Necklace Berserking Warrior Jewelry Infused Weapon Damage
Ring Berserking Warrior Jewelry Infused Weapon Damage
Ring Berserking Warrior Jewelry Bloodthirsty Weapon Damage
Weapon 1 DW Berserking Warrior Axe Nirnhoned Poison Damage
Weapon 1 DW Berserking Warrior Dagger Infused Weapon Damage
Weapon 2 The Maelstrom's Bow Bow Nirnhoned Damage Health Poison

Gear Setup 2

Here I will show you an secondary option without the Arms of the Relequen Set.

Gear Set Weight Trait Enchantment
Chest War Machine Medium Divine Stamina
Belt War Machine Medium Divine Stamina
Shoes War Machine Medium Divine Stamina
Pants War Machine Medium Divine Stamina
Hands War Machine Medium Divine Stamina
Head Stormfist/ Selene Medium Divine Stamina
Shoulder Stormfist/ Selene Medium Divine Stamina
Necklace Berserking Warrior Jewelry Infused Weapon Damage
Ring Berserking Warrior Jewelry Infused Weapon Damage
Ring Berserking Warrior Jewelry Bloodthirsty Weapon Damage
Weapon 1 DW Berserking Warrior Axe Nirnhoned Poison Damage
Weapon 1 DW Berserking Warrior Dagger Infused Weapon Damage
Weapon 2 The Maelstrom's Bow Bow Nirnhoned Damage Health Poison

Gear Beginner

This setup is dedicated to people that have not had the chance to farm the necessary gear for the maximum damage potential. All the gear here is either craftable or cheap to get in a guildstore. Make sure to ask a friend to craft Hunding’s Rage and Night Mother’s Gaze. Agility jewelry can be obtained in the Guildstores. I do recommend having around 18k health (with buff-food). You can buy cheap Agility jewelry with healthy trait to reach this value if you want.

Gear Set Weight Trait Enchantment
Chest Hunding's Rage Medium Divine Health
Belt Night Mother's Gaze Medium Divine Stamina
Shoes Night Mother's Gaze Medium Divine Stamina
Pants Hunding's Rage Medium Divine Stamina
Hands Hunding's Rage Medium Divine Stamina
Head Night Mother's Gaze Medium Divine Stamina
Shoulder Night Mother's Gaze Medium Divine Stamina
Necklace Agility Jewelry Robust Weapon Damage
Ring Agility Jewelry Robust Weapon Damage
Ring Agility Jewelry Robust Weapon Damage
Weapon 1 DW Hunding's Rage Axe Nirnhoned Poison Damage
Weapon 1 DW Hunding's Rage Dagger Precise Weapon Damage
Weapon 2 Hunding's Rage Bow Nirnhoned Damage Health Poison/ Disease Damage

Where can I get the gear?

Berserking Warrior: Hel Ra Citadel
Perfect Arms of Relequen: Cloudrest
Arms of Relequen: Cloudrest
Selene: Selene’s Web
War Machine: Halls of Fabrication
Mechanical Acuity: Craftable
Hunding's Rage: Craftable
Night Mother's Gaze: Craftable
Agility: Guildstore
Velidreth: Cradle of Shadows
Sunderflame: City of Ash 1 & 2
Maelstrom Bow: Maelstrom Arena

Skills

 

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Dualwield Mainbar Bow-second bar
Slot 1: Killer’s Blade Slot 1: Endless Hail
Slot 2: Rearming Trap Slot 2: Razor Caltrops
Slot 3: Surprise Attack Slot 3: Poison Injection
Slot 4: Rending Slashes Slot 4: Leeching Strikes
Slot 5: Relentless Focus Slot 5: Resolving Vigor
Ultimate: Flawless Dawnbreaker Ultimate: Incapacitating Strike

Championpoints

Championpoints [750 CP]

The Ritual
49 Mighty, 40 Thaumaturge, 44 Precise Strikes, 30 Piercing
The Attronarch
66 Master-at-Arms, 21 Physical Weapon Expert
The Apprentice
The Shadow
47 Shadow Ward, 37 Tumbling
The Lover
49 Tenacity, 100 Mooncalf
The Tower
17 Warlord
The Lord
The Lady
49 Hardy, 49 Elemental Defender, 48 Thick Skinned
The Steed
81 Ironclad, 23 Spellshield

Championpoints [300 CP]

The Ritual
31 Thaumaturge, 27 Mighty, 28 Precise Strikes
The Attronarch
13 Master at Arms, 1 Physical Weapon Expert
The Apprentice
The Shadow
The Lover
49 Mooncalf, 49 Tenacity
The Tower
2 Warlord
The Lord
The Lady
23 Hardy, 23 Elemental Defender, 23 Thick Skinned
The Steed
31 Ironclad

Important Info for Stamina Nightblade Build PvE

Buff-food

Braised Rabbit with Spring Vegetables (Max Health+Max Stamina)

Mundus Stone

To reach the maximum penetration level in a raid, you want to use The Lover Mundus Stone.

The Lover (Increased Physical Penetration)

Race

Redguard (Recommended)
Khajiit
Imperial
Orc

Potions

Weapon Crit Potions 
(Weap dmg, Weap Crit, Stamina)
(Blessed Thistle, Dragonthorn, Wormwood)

Poisons

Damage Health Posion
(Damage Poison, Damage Poison)
(Fleshly Larva, Nightshade, Nirnroot)

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

Passives

  • Assassination: All passives
  • Shadow: All passives
  • Siphoning: All passives
  • Dual Wield: All passives
  • Bow: All passives
  • Heavy Armor: Juggernaunt Passive
  • Medium Armor: All Passives
  • Fighters Guild: All
  • Undaunted: All
  • Racial: All
  • Alchemy: Medicinal Use

Rotation

Make sure to activate Relentless Focus and Leeching Strikes before the fight begins.

> Endless Hail > Light Attack > Razor Caltrops > Light Attack > Poison Injection > Weapon Swap
> Light Attack > Rearming Trap > Light Attack > Rending Slashes > 4x Surprise Attack (with Light Attacks) > Weapon Swap
> Restart

  • Activate the Spectral Bow whenever it is ready, if you do so just do 3x Surpise Attack instead of 4x.
  • Refresh Leeching Strikes after it ran out, make sure to not use it at the same time as Incapa
  • Execute Phase: Do not refresh Rending Slashes anymore and use Killers Blade instead of Surprise Attacks.

Maelstrom Arena

Gear

Gear Set Weight Trait Enchantment
Chest Perfect Arms of Relequen Medium Divine Stamina
Belt Perfect Arms of Relequen Medium Divine Stamina
Shoes Perfect Arms of Relequen Medium Divine Stamina
Pants Perfect Arms of Relequen Medium Divine Stamina
Hands Perfect Arms of Relequen Medium Divine Stamina
Head Stormfist/ Selene Heavy Divine Health
Shoulder Stormfist/ Selene Medium Divine Stamina
Necklace Berserking Warrior Jewelry Infused Weapon Damage
Ring Berserking Warrior Jewelry Infused Weapon Damage
Ring Berserking Warrior Jewelry Bloodthirsty Weapon Damage
Weapon 1 DW Berserking Warrior Axe Nirnhoned Poison Damage
Weapon 1 DW Berserking Warrior Dagger Infused Weapon Damage
Weapon 2 The Maelstrom's Bow Bow Nirnhoned Damage Health Poison

Skills

  • Ballista: This ultimate is very strong on Bosses in Maelstrom Arena, it burns them down in no time.
  • Killers Blade: Try to kill enemies with that ability as it gives you health back!

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Update Log

20.05.2018 Added Rampage Build for Summerset Chapter Stamina Nightblade Build PvE
22.05.2018 Fixed skill, Piercing Mark instead of Reapers Mark was shown in the skill bar. Stamina Nightblade Build PvE
03.06.2018 Updated Poison ingredients, should be cheaper with this combination. Stamina Nightblade Build PvE
05.06.2018 Fixed traits on the gearsetup, fixed changes from previous build, still had wrong food listed, Stamina Nightblade Build PvE
16.06.2018 Added Build Video for Stamina Nightblade Build PvE
19.06.2018 Replaced Mark with Resolving Vigor, Stamina Nightblade Build PvE

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