20 BEST Sorcerer Builds For ESO!
Looking for the best Sorcerer Class Builds for The Elder Scrolls Online? This list is gathered from the ESO community’s top players and creators and is frequently updated. This list includes several build types for the Sorcerer Class including Healers, Tanks, DPS, Solo, PVE and PVP Builds, so let’s jump right into it!
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Sorcerer Solo PVE Builds
The Sorcerer Class is a favorite choice for players who enjoy playing Solo in The Elder Scrolls Online, due to the Sorcerer’s strong passive healing and use of pets. Some great examples of Solo Sorcerer Builds are below.
1. Shock Master - Solo Magicka Sorcerer Build - Hack The Minotaur
The SHOCK MASTER Build is an extremely easy AND powerful Magicka Sorcerer Build for The Elder Scrolls Online! Massive heavy attack damage as well as great survivability and self-healing make this set up great for solo and group PVE content. Check out the video below or explore the Written Guide.
2. Battlemage - Solo HYBRID Sorcerer Build - Hack The Minotaur
The BATTLEMAGE Build is a Unique HYBRID Solo Sorcerer Build for The Elder Scrolls Online, mixing Two-Handed and Lightning Staff Skills with powerful Sorcerer Class Abilities and Elemental Magic for an extremely fun and potent build! A Full Written Guide is also available.
3. Solo Sorc - Magicka Sorcerer PVE Solo Build - Alcast
This Solo Magicka Sorcerer Guide by Alcast includes multiple gear set ups for beginners and even experienced players. In addition to the video below, a full Written Guide is also available.
4. Arcane Archer - Solo Stamina Sorcerer Bow Build - Hack The Minotaur
The ARCANE ARCHER Build combines the Daedric Summoning skills of the Sorcerer Class, letting your pets tank and absorb damage for you while you fire off Bow Skills from a distance! Make sure to check out the Full Written Guide as well!
5. Daedric Legion - Solo Stamina Sorcerer One Bar PET Build - Hack The Minotaur
The DAEDRIC LEGION Build is a Unique look at the Stamina Sorcerer class, focused on Daedric Pets and summoned weapons! Not only that, but this build can easily be played with only one skill bar! No tricky bar swapping or trials gear necessary! Want to see all the details? Check out the Full Written Guide.
Sorcerer PVE DPS Builds
The Sorcerer Class can make for a great DPS Build with both Stamina and Magicka Variations. Here are some favorite Sorcerer DPS Builds.
6. Easy Sorc - Magicka Sorcerer PVE DPS Build - Xynode Gaming
This is very easy to use, with a simple yet effective rotation (options too), sustainable, survivable, fully utilizing effective abilities and passives, easy to farm loot (normal difficulty and even a crafted option), high single target damage and MASSIVE AOE capability. A Full Written Guide is also available, so be sure to check it out!
7. Thunder Lord - Stamina Sorcerer EASY One Bar DPS Build - Hack The Minotaur
The THUNDER LORD Build is an EASY One Bar set up for the Stamina Sorcerer class in The Elder Scrolls Online that only needs 3 skills and an Ultimate for Insane Damage! Most gear sets for this build can be easily obtained and no Trials gear is required! Plus, you can add a second skill bar for even more damage! Don’t forget to check out the Full Written Guide too!
8. Ultimate Magicka Sorcerer DPS Guide - Alcast
This Ultimate Magicka Sorcerer DPS Guide from Alcast reviews several different Magicka Sorcerer Build options, from beginner builds all the way through advanced. Check out the video below or the Full Written Guide for more information.
9. Stamina Sorcerer PVE DPS Build Guide & EZ Rotation - Skinny Cheeks Gaming
Skinny Cheeks gives a detailed look at Stamina Sorcerer DPS, including both Two Handed, Dual Wield Build and even Bow/Bow set ups.
10. Volcanix - Easy Heavy Attack Magicka Sorcerer DPS Build - Hack The Minotaur
The VOLCANIX Build is an Easy and Powerful Magicka Sorcerer Build for The Elder Scrolls Online focused on several sources of heavy attack damage while also keeping the skills and rotation simple! Also, no trials gear is needed! A Full Written Guide is available too!
Sorcerer Healer Builds
The Sorcerer Class is one of the strongest options for group healing in The Elder Scrolls Online, especially when using Pets such as the Twilight Matriarch.
11. Elemental Restoration - Magicka Sorcerer PVE Healer Build - Dottz Gaming
Dottz provides an in depth look at healing on the Magicka Sorcerer class, including several great options for Beginner gear and Trials gear. Check out the Full Written Guide here.
12. The Matriarch - Magicka Sorcerer Pet Healer Build - JustLootIt
This ESO Sorcerer Healer build has nice burst healing with the twilight matriarch, which combined with the the typical restoration staff abilities work to create a fantastic healing set up. Check out the Full Written Guide,
13. Surge - Magicka Sorcerer PVE Healer Build - Alcast
The Surge Healer Build is made for Dungeons, and also uses the Twilight Matriarch pet. You can also support your group with Minor Intellect, increases everyones Magicka Recovery when you use Empowered Ward, this also shields your pet and yourself at the same time. Explore the Full Written Guide here.
Sorcerer Tank Builds
The Sorcerer Class can be a great option for a Tank Build in The Elder Scrolls Online due to their defensive and block-related passives as well as strong group utility and healing options.
14. Thunderstruck - PVE Sorcerer Tank Build - NefasQS
NefasQS is well known for his high-quality tank builds for The Elder Scrolls Online and this update of the Sorcerer Tank build is just that! High sustain without needing to use Dark Deal and great uptimes on Off Balance thanks to this unique set up.
15. The Guardian - Sorcerer PVE Tank Build - ArzyeL Gaming
The Guardian is a Sorcerer Tank build with several tools for crowd control and healing. This is a great starter tank build that can also be modified to complete harder content. Make sure to check out the Full Written Guide!
16. Eldritch Knight - Sorcerer PVE Tank Build - Dottz Gaming
Dottz shows off his nearly indestructable PVE Tank Build for the Sorcerer Class with three separate variations: Trials, Dungeons, and Beginner. Go check it out!
Sorcerer PVP Builds
The Sorcerer Class is a fantastic choice for a PVP Build, whether you prefer Stamina or Magicka! The Sorcerer’s strong offensive burst and passive self-healing make them an ideal class for both Solo PVP and PVP Group Roles.
17. Complete Magicka Sorcerer PVP Guide - MalcolM
Malcolm provides a thorough guide to what’s possible with the Magicka Sorcerer for PVP in ESO.
18. Ride The Lightning - Stamina Sorcerer PVP Build - Fengrush
Fengrush’s PVP Builds are simply amazing! This build focuses on damage dealing and crowd controlling, ideally used in Battlegrounds and No-CP Cyrodiil. Check out the Full Written Guide over at AlcastHQ.
19. Nemesis - Magicka Sorcerer PVP Build - ArzyeL Gaming
Nemesis is a lethal, burst damage Magicka Sorcerer PVP build with insane survivability, built specifically for Battlegrounds. A Full Written Guide is also available.
20. Unkillable Stamina Sorcerer - Stamina Sorcerer PVP Build - Reign Of Zeus
Check out this extremely tanky and tough to kill Stam Sorc Build from Reign Of Zeus!