Stamina Warden Beginner Build

ESO Stamina Warden Beginner PVE Build

by Hack The Minotaur

This beginner build for the Stamina Warden class in The Elder Scrolls Online is a great place to get started. This build focuses on Bow Skills and Animal Companions for a very fun play style and will serve you well all the way from level 1 to level 50 and possibly beyond.

More details including gameplay of the Stamina Warden Beginner Build can be found in the video below.


Primary Sets


Armor Of The Trainee provides great bonuses to stamina, magicka and health. Even though this is a stamina-focused build, the Warden class has many magicka based buffs so Trainee will help with sustaining all of those, plus the extra health is always good when starting out, especially if you plan to play solo.

Shadow Of The Red Mountain is a great damage oriented set, but remember, this only procs the 5 piece bonus on weapon attacks, so keep those bow abilities firing as much as possible! Since Trainee potentially drops in light, medium or heavy, try to get at least 5 pieces of medium armor total (both sets count towards this) to unlock the ideal medium armor passives.

Armor Of The Trainee

Set bonus
(1 item) Adds 1454 Maximum Health
(2 items) Adds 1454 Maximum Magicka
(3 items) Adds 1454 Maximum Stamina

Shadow Of The Red Mountain

Set bonus
(2 items) Adds 129 Weapon Damage
(3 items) Adds 1096 Maximum Stamina
(4 items) Adds 833 Weapon Critical
(5 items) When you deal damage with a weapon, you have a 10% chance to spawn a volcano that erupts after 1 second, launching liquid hot lava at the closest enemy dealing 8400 Flame Damage. This effect can occur once every 2 seconds.


Alternative Sets


For alternatives I also recommend Spriggan’s Thorns and Eternal Vigor. Remember that your armor pieces can go into any gear slot, meaning you only need to use 10 slots total for this build. I recommend using the Level Up Rewards weapons (Prophet’s Bow) to make up the remaining 2 open gear slots.

Spriggan’s Thorns

Set bonus

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

Eternal Vigor

Set bonus

(2 items) Adds 129 Magicka Recovery
(3 items) Adds 129 Stamina Recovery
(4 items) Adds 129 Health Recovery
(5 items) Adds 1407 Maximum Health, Adds 337 Stamina and Magicka Recovery while your Health is above 50%. Adds 1011 Health Recovery while your Health is 50% or less.


Consumables, Race, Mundus


Race

I prefer Wood Elf for this build thanks to the extra stamina and recovery. Redguard can also be a very good option thanks to the reduced cost of weapon abilities (great for bow builds) and extra stamina sustain.

Mundus

The Lover / The Thief

Food/Drink Buff

Bewitched Sugar Skulls or Dubious Cameron Throne

Potions

Basic Stamina or Tri-Stat Potions


Important Skills



Sample Skill Loadout


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

  1. Bombard

  2. Subterranean Assault

  3. Camouflaged Hunter

  4. Focused Aim

  5. Bird Of Prey

  6. ULT: Wild Guardian

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

  1. Poison Injection

  2. Endless Hail

  3. Echoing Vigor

  4. Bull Netch

  5. Ice Fortress

  6. ULT: Wild Guardian


Important Passives


  1. Bond With Nature - Animal Companions

  2. Savage Beast - Animal Companions

  3. Flourish - Animal Companions

  4. Ranger - Bow

  5. Hawk Eye - Bow

  6. Maturation - Green Balance

  7. Wind Walker - Medium Armor

  8. Dexterity - Medium Armor

  9. Agility - Medium Armor

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