Stamina Necromancer Solo PVE Build

by Hack The Minotaur

The DEATH KNIGHT Build is the Ultimate IMMORTAL Stamina Necromancer Build for The Elder Scrolls Online. By using Heavy Armor, Sword and Shield and automatic healing this build will never go down!

Primary Sets

The Leeching Plate set is amazingly survival tool, providing tons of self healing for free while also giving us lots of great passives through the heavy armor skill line.

For damage, Briarheart gives 450 weapon damage every 15 seconds, helping to bring the damage of this build to a respectable level for heavy armor.

Finally, Thurvokun fits the Death Knight theme fully while also providing a great AOE damage debuff for all enemies, making it one of the best Solo Monster sets in the game.

Leeching Plate

Set bonus
(2 items) Adds 1206 Maximum Health
(3 items) Adds 4% Healing Taken
(4 items) Adds 1206 Maximum Health
(5 items) When you take damage, you summon a cloud of leeching poison under the assailant. The cloud deals 1400 Poison Damage every 1 second for 5 seconds and heals you for 100% of the damage caused. A cloud can be created once every 5 seconds.


Set bonus
(2 items) Adds 833 Weapon Critical
(3 items) Adds 1096 Maximum Stamina
(4 items) Adds 833 Weapon Critical
(5 items) When you deal Critical Damage, you increase your Weapon Damage by 450 for 10 seconds. While this effect is active your Critical Strikes heal you for 349 Health. This effect can occur once every 15 seconds.


Set bonus
(1 item) Adds 1206 Maximum Health
(2 items) When you take damage from a nearby enemy, you summon a growing pool of desecrated bile for 8 seconds. Enemies in the bile take 100 Disease Damage every 1 second and are afflicted with Minor Maim and the Diseased status for 4 seconds, reducing their damage done by 5% and healing received and Health Recovery by 8%. This effect can occur every 16 seconds.

Alternative Sets

Leeching Plate can be replaced with other heavy armor sets such as Plague Doctor while Briarheart can be replaced with more damage focused sets such as New Moon Acolyte or Hunding’s Rage. Any Monster Set can also be used with this build though some other favorites include Bloodspawn for a Defensive focus and Selene for more offense.

Plague Doctor

Set bonus

(2 items) Adds 1206 Maximum Health
(3 items) Adds 1206 Maximum Health
(4 items) Adds 1206 Maximum Health
(5 items) Adds 2804 Maximum Health

New Moon Acolyte

Set bonus

(2 items) Adds 833 Weapon Critical, Adds 833 Spell Critical
(3 items) Adds 129 Weapon Damage and Spell Damage
(4 items) Adds 1487 Physical Penetration, Adds 1487 Spell Penetration
(5 items) Adds 401 Weapon Damage and Spell Damage. Increases the cost of your active abilities by 5%.


Set bonus

(1 item) Adds 129 Stamina Recovery
(2 items) When you take damage, you have a 6% chance to generate 13 Ultimate and increase your Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance by 3731 for 5 seconds. This effect can occur once every 5 seconds.

Gear Set Up

Weapon/Armor Set Trait Weight Glyph
Main Hand Briarheart Sword And Shield Sharpened / Divines NA Absorb Stamina
Backup Any Bow Infused NA Weapon Damage
Head Thurvokun Divines Medium Stamina
Shoulder Thurvokun Divines Medium Stamina
Chest Leeching Plate Divines Heavy Stamina
Waist Leeching Plate Divines Heavy Stamina
Gloves Leeching Plate Divines Heavy Stamina
Legs Leeching Plate Divines Heavy Stamina
Feet Leeching Plate Divines Heavy Stamina
Necklace Briarheart Necklace Infused NA Weapon Damage
Ring 1 Briarheart Ring Infused NA Weapon Damage
Ring 2 Briarheart Ring Bloodthirsty NA Weapon Damage

Consumables, Race, Mundus


In order to maximize the damage of this build, Orc would be preferred. However, Nord is also a nice option for even more damage resistance and ultimate generation.


The Thief or The Shadow

Food/Drink Buff

Lava Foot Soup & Saltrice: Max Stamina and Stamina Recovery


Weapon Power Potions


Main Weapon: ONE HAND AND SHIELD - Click on a Skill Name to learn more

  1. Detonating Siphon

  2. Blighted Blastbones

  3. Ransack

  4. Ruinous Scythe or Power Slam

  5. Skeletal Archer

  6. ULT: Pestilent Colossus

Backup Weapon: BOW - Click on a Skill Name to learn more

  1. Poison Injection

  2. Endless Hail

  3. Mortal Coil or Necrotic Potency

  4. Beckoning Armor

  5. Spirit Guardian

  6. ULT: Temporal Guard

Skills Discussion & Rotation


Pop your potion and buff with Beckoning Armor and Spirit Guardian.


Start with Blastbones to create a corpse next to your target, then cast Skeletal Archer -> Bar Swap

Poison Injection -> Endless Hail -> Mortal Coil -> Bar Swap

Blastbones -> Ransack -> Detonating Siphon -> Blastbones -> Ruinous Scythe -> Skeletal Archer -> Blastbones


Remember to light attack between each skill, or use a heavy attack if your stamina is getting low.

Champion Points 2.0


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