How to Build DPS Nightblade Magicka in Elder Scrolls Online

We’d like to welcome you to The Elder Scrolls Online’s Nightblade leveling guide! The build is intended to assist anyone who is upgrading a Nightblade in order to become a Magicka damage dealer. This isn’t a typical “leveling procedure,” but rather a structure that shows some of the most common constructions for this role. 

This allows you to pick and select from a list and combine and match as desired, avoiding the impression of a rigid leveling process. Instead, you will be able to experiment with various powers as you level. By the conclusion of the game, you will not only have a majority of the most often used skills leveled up and transformed, but you will also know which of these abilities you like and which work best for you.

Insight

Elder Scrolls Online is one of the best MMORPG video games of 2021. In this game, Nightblades are masters of stealth and life-stealing magic, with exceptional agility and damage. Even while Nightblades are mainly utilized as damage dealers, their unique play style allows them to fill tank and healer roles. Nightblades may be a little challenging for novice players as a first character due to their somewhat higher skill cap than most other classes when utilized effectively. Simple and effective eso Nightblade builds can be created to make leveling much simpler.

Once you reach level 50, you are promoted to CP 10 and can access the Champion Point system.

Magicka DPS

Race

  • High Elf
  • Breton
  • Dark Elf
  • Khajiit

Gear

  • 5 light
  • 1 medium
  • 1 heavy
  • Destruction Staffs (Front/Back Bar) OR Destro/Resto (for PvP)

The recommended gear weight distribution is not a definite guideline for leveling. If you obtain better gears as you level, feel free to change them. Just make sure your primary gear weighs more than your secondary gear!

Attributes (Full Magicka)

Vampire/Mortal/Werewolf

Vampire or Mortal: Whichever is most suited to your playstyle. If you want to use Vampire for any of the skills, you can do so. However, keep in mind that there will be certain disadvantages, such as increased skill costs, vulnerability to fire, and decreased health regeneration. If you do not want to use any of the skill line’s abilities, just stay Mortal. The Werewolf does not affect Magicka DPS.

Food and Potions

Magicka: Potions

Food is not required, but try to get items that boost your Magicka, health, and Magicka recovery if you can locate any.

Abilities

You want to ensure that both your front and back bars include at least one ability from each class tree. When you earn experience, whether via killing monsters or completing missions, the abilities on the active bar gain experience along with their associated skill lines. Another good technique is that if you have skills on a skill bar that you wish to level up, you can switch to that bar upon finishing a quest or dungeon to give those abilities and associated ability lines a boost in experience. We often suggest the first talent in a skill tree as an option just to assist you in starting to level that skill line. If you wish to level skill tree or weapons without actually using it, just putting skill from that tree on your ability bar lets it earn experience as you level that bar. You are not required to use it at all!

PVE

  • Assassination > Grim Focus > Merciless Resolve
  • Assassination > Assassin’s Blade > Impale
  • Shadow > Veiled Strike > Concealed Weapon
  • Siphoning > Strife > Swallow Soul
  • Siphoning > Cripple > Crippling Grasp
  • Siphoning > Siphoning Strikes > Siphoning Attacks
  • Siphoning > Drain Power > Sap Essence
  • Light Armor > Annulment > Harness Magicka
  • Soul Magic > Soul Trap > Soul Splitting Trap
  • Mage’s Guild > Entropy > Degeneration
  • Mage’s Guild > Fire Rune > Scalding Rune
  • Destruction Staff > Destructive Touch > Destructive Reach
  • Destruction Staff > Wall of Elements > Unstable Wall of Elements
  • Destruction Staff > Weakness to Elements > Elemental Drain
  • Psijic Order > Accelerate > Channeled Acceleration
  • Fighter’s Guild > Trap Beast > Barbed Trap

Additional Abilities for PVP

  • Assassination > Blur > Phantasmal Escape
    • Assassination > Mark Target > Piercing Mark
    • Shadow > Shadow Cloak > Shadowy Disguise
    • Shadow > Aspect of Terror > Mass Hysteria
    • Shadow > Summon Shade > Shadow Image
    • Restoration Staff > Regeneration > Rapid Regeneration
    • Restoration Staff > Steadfast Ward > Healing Ward

Ultimates

  • Assassination > Death Stroke > Soul Harvest
  • Siphoning > Soul Shred > Soul Tether
  • Destruction Staff > Elemental Storm > Elemental Rage
  • Mage’s Guild > Meteor > Shooting Star
  • Restoration Staff > Panacea > Either Morph

Passive

  • Assassination
  • Shadow
  • Siphoning
  • Racial
  • Light Armor
  • Destruction Staff

Optional: Restoration Staff Passives for PVP

  • Vampirism Passives (except Savage feeding and blood ritual)
  • Alchemy – Medicinal Use
  • Mages Guild
  • Fighter’s Guild – Banish the Wicked
  • Undaunted
  • Psijic Order

After acquiring these, get the passives for the other armor skill lines. Save those that require you to wear five pieces of that gear type.

Skill Rotation

Use any skills that give you a boost first since they will strengthen any abilities you use subsequently or help you remain alive longer.

You want to maximize the usage of any dots in your build first, so hit your opponents with each dot you have, weaving a light attack in between each one.

You should have at least one spammable ability in the build when all of your dots are up, and you do not require buffs. It would be Swallow Soul in this case.

Use any CC, shields, or heals as necessary. When creating a build for general play, you want to ensure that you have a couple of them at your disposal.

Sets

While it is not required to create gear for leveling, some players like creating gear for alts or having gear built while making a new character. These are some well-crafted choices you can make. We suggest the “Training” trait: Julianos and Shacklebreaker.

Conclusion

Do not bother about a particular gear configuration if you have just started playing Elder Scrolls Online.

If you have found some friends or a guild willing to assist you with gear, you may request that they make you the gear recommended in other guides, although this is not required and is often a waste of resources/money. So stop wasting any more time, get your gaming gears and gadgets, and start demolishing with Nightblades. Good luck and enjoy ESO!

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Popular Post

Recent Post

10 Best Google Chrome Extensions in 2022

By TechCommuters / January 24, 2022

Google Chrome is the most popular, clean, and fast web browser of all time. On the top, several Google Chrome extensions are available to improve your browsing experience.  Using the Chrome extensions, you can perform multiple operations without downloading a full program like password storage, control mouse gestures, run antivirus scans, and more.  However, downloading […]

Ways to Completely Clear Search History on Your Mac

By TechCommuters / January 23, 2022

People use their Mac devices for various reasons, one of the most prominent ones being for browsing purposes. However, after visiting any website on the device, the browser version stores cache and other records of the query in the system. This affects the performance of the system as the excess records can lag the disk […]

Best Y2mate Alternatives- A Comprehensive List In 2022

By TechCommuters / January 22, 2022

Videos are one of the most popular media types among consumers currently, for posting promotional or informative content. This is why YouTube has one of the biggest user-bases currently, and people search for tools to easily download these files. However, YouTube features a strong algorithm and legal guidelines that stop people from downloading or using […]

Availability of ONLYOFFICE Docs v.7.0- Latest Version Comes with More Modifications

By TechCommuters / January 21, 2022

ONLYOFFICE delivers the newest Docs v.7.0 with additional features, new upgrades, and a host of revisions for professional collaboration uses. (21 January, 2022)- Having a high-quality feature-rich office suite invigorates the productivity rate of companies, professionals, and even homeowners. ONLYOFFICE developers have therefore come up with the latest version of the DOCS online office suite. […]

Review: Status Saver For WhatsApp 2022 [Free]

By TechCommuters / January 20, 2022

Ever since WhatsApp launched its own Status feature, people are loving it. As we can add interesting images and videos to our WhatsApp Status to show it to others and also watch others’ status. But the problem often faced by the users is that WhatsApp does not have a Status saver option. So what do […]

5 Cybersecurity Tips To Manage Your Remote Personnel Challenges

By TechCommuters / January 19, 2022

It’s no secret that Covid-19 caught numerous businesses off guard in 2020, forcing employers to rapidly transition their staff from working on location to working remotely from home. Along with that transition will come the cybersecurity risks. Did you know that your company’s information can unintentionally be put at risk by you and your employees […]

What is FileRepMalware & How to Remove It?

By TechCommuters / January 18, 2022

For the continued safety of the digital system and files, many people download a third-party antivirus program into their device. These keep the system safe from security issues after an intricate scanning process. Windows devices can install options like Norton, Avast, or AVG for quick and efficient malware/virus detection. In many cases, the tag FileRepMalware […]

SaaS Growth in 2022: Growth, Challenges, and Strategies

By TechCommuters / January 17, 2022

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is expanding very quickly in the entire IT business. SaaS models are the first preferences of many enterprises because of their flexibility, cost-effectiveness and subscription-based model. In the pandemic, companies required the cloud network; thus, SaaS has only got growth and will be growing. Gartner and BMC have given highly optimized reports, according […]

M1 Pro vs. M1 Max: Which Is The Better Mac Chip

By TechCommuters / January 13, 2022

In 2020, Apple’s M1 chip debuted and blew us all away with how much it improved performance and efficiency in the MacBook Air M1, Mac Mini M1, and MacBook Pro M1. Mac users were still on the M1 performance hangover when Apple launched M1 Pro and M1 Max with better performance promise. Both chips are […]

Software Localization Tools

By TechCommuters / January 12, 2022

The ability to expand your product abroad requires software localization. Machine translators or proxy services can provide you with a surface level translation of your content, but this will not be nearly enough to make your product culturally appropriate or authentic in new markets. It’s also not a long-term answer if you want to expand […]