BLADE STORM

Stamina Sorcerer Solo PVE Build

by Hack The Minotaur

The BLADE STORM Build is a Solo Stamina Sorcerer build for ESO that utilizes powerful summoned creatures AND weapons to do your bidding! Amazing damage, survivability and healing for solo and group play.

Primary Sets

Aegis Caller provides both amazing damage and a fun thematic feel for the build. This set summons a literal Air Atronach to fight for you!

New Moon Acolyte ramps up the damage even further with tons of great stats for the Stamina Sorcerer including Weapon Critical and Physical Penetration.

Finally, Shadowrend provides a debuff that the Sorcerer class does not have in Minor Main, plus it adds to our summoned army!

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Aegis Caller

Set bonus
(2 items) Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
(3 items) Adds 129 Stamina Recovery
(4 items) Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
(5 items) When you deal critical damage with a melee ability, summon a Lesser Aegis for 11 seconds. After 2.5 seconds, the Lesser Aegis spins its blades, dealing 3730 Bleed Damage every 1 second. This effect can occur once every 12 seconds.

New Moon Acolyte

Set bonus
(2 items) Adds 657 Critical Chance
(3 items) Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
(4 items) Adds 1487 Offensive Penetration
(5 items) Adds 401 Weapon and Spell Damage. Increases the cost of your active abilities by 5%.

Shadowrend

Set bonus
(1 item) Adds 129 Magicka Recovery
(2 items) When you take damage, you have a 15% chance to summon a shadowy Clannfear for 15 seconds. The Clannfear's basic attacks deal 3440 Magic Damage and apply Minor Maim to any enemy hit for 3 seconds, reducing their damage done by 5%. This effect can occur once every 15 seconds.

Alternative Sets

Both Aegis Caller and New Moon Acolyte can be challenging to get (or craft, in the case of NMA), so you can replace these with more generic damage sets including: Briarheart or Spriggan’s Thorns. A standard damage-based monster set like Velidreth or Selene can also be used.

Briarheart

Set bonus

(2 items) Adds 657 Critical Chance
(3 items) Adds 1096 Maximum Stamina
(4 items) Adds 657 Critical Chance
(5 items) When you deal Critical Damage, you increase your Weapon and Spell 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.

Spriggan’s Thorns

Set bonus

(2 items) Adds 1096 Maximum Stamina
(3 items) Adds 1096 Maximum Stamina
(4 items) Adds 129 Weapon and Spell Damage
(5 items) Adds 3460 Offensive Penetration

Gear Set Up

Weapon/Armor Set Trait Weight Glyph
Main Hand New Moon Acolyte Maul Sharpened NA Absorb Stamina
Backup Any Bow Infused NA Weapon Damage
Head Shadowrend Divines Heavy Health
Shoulder Shadowrend Divines Medium Stamina
Chest Aegis Caller Divines Medium Health
Waist Aegis Caller Divines Medium Stamina
Gloves Aegis Caller Divines Medium Stamina
Legs Aegis Caller Divines Medium Stamina
Feet Aegis Caller Divines Medium Stamina
Necklace New Moon Acolyte Infused NA Weapon Damage
Ring 1 New Moon Acolyte Infused NA Weapon Damage
Ring 2 New Moon Acolyte Infused NA Weapon Damage

Consumables, Race, Mundus

Race

Redguard is my favorite race for this build because the sustain passives are incredibly strong and sustain is one of the stamina sorcerer’s weakest areas. Orc will provide the best damage overall, plus extra health which is a great bonus - this will be the best option for group play if someone is helping you with sustain. For more details on all ESO Races and passive bonuses be sure to check out our Full ESO Race Guide.

Mundus

The Lover

Food/Drink Buff

Bewitched Sugar Skulls

Potions

Tri-Stat Potions

Skills

Main Weapon: TWO HANDED - Click on a Skill Name to learn more

  1. Reverse Slice

  2. Brawler

  3. Camouflaged Hunter

  4. Dizzying Swing

  5. Bound Armaments

  6. ULT: Temporal Guard




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

  1. Barbed Trap

  2. Endless Hail

  3. Dark Deal

  4. Critical Surge

  5. Hurricane

  6. ULT: Greater Storm Atronach

Skills Discussion & Rotation

Buffs

Keep up Bound Armaments, Critical Surge and Hurricane.




Offensive Combo

Barbed Trap, Endless Hail -> Barswap -> Brawler -> Dizzying Swing x3 -> Brawler -> Barswap




Notes

Light attack between each ability as much as possible in order to use the Bound Armaments Proc for extra damage, though you can skip this ability if needed at first as you get used to the rotation.

Passive Skills

Class Passives




Weapon Passives




Armor Passives




Guild Passives




Racial




Other

Companions

If you like playing Solo, this build can benefit greatly from using Companions! This Solo build will benefit the most from the additional healing and defensive options a tank focused Companion can offer, so if you are going to use a Companion I would suggest a full tank build for them. I recommend Bastian Hallix for Companion on this build with the set up below. More information on Companions Builds and Skills can be found in our detailed Companion Guides section.



Recommended Gear

  • All Heavy Armor - Mixed Vigorous and Quickened Traits

  • One Handed Weapon and Shield


Recommended Skills

1. Provoke

2. Drake’s Blood

3. Kindle

4. On Guard

5. Ritual Of Salvation

6 ULT. Unleashed Rage



Additional Skills

The skills below may also be helpful in other situations such as trash pulls.


Full Companion Build

Champion Points 2.0

Below you will find the recommended Active and Passive Champion Point Stars for this build, broken down into 300, 600, 900, and 1200 CP ranges.

For more information on Champion Points click on a Star name below or browse our detailed Champion Points Guides.

Constellation Descriptions:

  • GREEN: The Green Craft Constellation is focused on crafting and utility-centered upgrades.

  • BLUE: The Blue Warfare Constellation focuses primarily on increasing player damage, healing and defenses.

  • RED: The Red Fitness Constellation is focused on character survival and sustain.

- 300 Champion Points -

GREEN

BLUE

RED



- 600 Champion Points -



GREEN

BLUE

RED



- 900 Champion Points -



GREEN

BLUE

RED



- 1200 Champion Points -



GREEN

BLUE

RED

 

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