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STAMINA WARDEN

PURPOSE

This is a very strong Stamina Warden PVE build that uses NO trial or mythic gear and is capable of parsing 110k DPS with a simple rotation (or 115k with 1 trial set)!  This will be a perfect step to push yourself out of your comfort zone with bar swapping.

In depth video guide located at the bottom of the page.

OVERVIEW

  • Race: Dark Elf, Orc

  • Attributes: 64 Points in Stamina

  • Mundus: Thief

  • Food: Lava Foot Soup - Max Damage.  Arteum Takeaway Broth/Dubious Camoran Throne - Balanced damage + HP.

  • Potion: Essence of Weapon Power

EQUIPMENT

LINKS TO GEAR LOCATIONS:

Kjalnar's Nightmare Monster Set

Arms of Relequen

Kinras' Wrath
Maelstrom 2H Sword

NOTE:  For a NON Trial setup, replace Relequen with Pillar of Nirn

CHAMPION POINTS

WARFARE SLOTTABLES:

• BACKSTABBER

• THAUMATURGE

• DEADLY AIM

• MASTER AT ARMS

FITNESS SLOTTABLES:

• BOUNDLESS VITALITY

• FORTIFIED

• REJUVENATION

• BLOODY RENEWAL

ABILITIES - FRONT BAR

Bull Netch.png

Warden Skill Tree

Animal Companions

This buffs you with Major Brutality and Sorcery increasing your weapon and spell damage by 20%.  It also restores stamina over time and purges 1 negative effect from you every 5 seconds.  It can also be used as an emergency heal if it is spammed.

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Warden Skill Tree

Winter's Embrace

This is a very strong ground based AOE that also slows enemies inside its effect.

Barbed Trap.png

This is a trap you place at the enemies feet.  It does damage over time to the enemy and also buffs you with Minor Force, increasing your Critical Damage by 10%.  It also increases your weapon damage by 3% from the Fighter's Guild passive: Slayer

Cutting Dive.png

Warden Skill Tree

Animal Companions

This is your main spammable.  If the target is off balance it also applies a stacking bleed.

Subterranean Assault.png

Warden Skill Tree

Animal Companion

This fires a line of Shalks that does burst poison damage (single target and aoe) two times in 3 second intervals.

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Warden Skill Tree

Animal Companion

This pet tanks enemies, does single target and periodic aoe damage which also stuns its targets.  Activating this ability causes the guardian to do burst damage to a target.  The guardian also deals 100% more damage to enemies below 25% health.

ABILITIES - BACK BAR

Bull Netch.png

Warden Skill Tree

Animal Companions

This buffs you with Major Brutality and Sorcery increasing your weapon and spell damage by 20%.  It also restores stamina over time and purges 1 negative effect from you every 5 seconds.  It can also be used as an emergency heal if it is spammed.

Warden Skill Tree

Animal Companions

Fetcher Infection.png

Sends a swarm of flies to attack the target, dealing 50% increased damage every other cast, and debuffing the target with Minor Vulnerability, increasing their damage taken by 5%.

Barbed Trap.png

This is a trap you place at the enemies feet.  It does damage over time to the enemy and also buffs you with Minor Force, increasing your Critical Damage by 10%.  It also increases your weapon damage by 3% from the Fighter's Guild passive: Slayer

Stampede.png

Weapon Skill

Two Handed

This charges at an enemy and places a ground base AOE below them as well as providing a secondary bleed from the Maelstrom 2h weapon.

Subterranean Assault.png

Warden Skill Tree

Animal Companion

This fires a line of Shalks that does burst poison damage (single target and aoe) two times in 3 second intervals.

Wild Guardian.png

Warden Skill Tree

Animal Companion

This pet tanks enemies, does single target and periodic aoe damage which also stuns its targets.  Activating this ability causes the guardian to do burst damage to a target.  The guardian also deals 100% more damage to enemies below 25% health.

ROTATION

(Start on the Back Bar)​

OPEN WITH: Potion, Netch, Sub Assault, Barbed Trap, Stampede, Fetcher Infection, Bar Swap, Winter's Revenge, Ultimate
 

ROTATION: Sub Assault>Cutting Divex5

Sub Assault>Bar Swap>Stampede>Fetcher Infection>Bar Swap Cutting Divex2>Winter's Revenge
 

From here, you are on a count of 6 started with Sub Assault followed by 5 other abilities.  There isn't a specific rotation from this point, rather, keep refreshing abilities as they expire, use Cutting Dive as a filler, and use your Ultimate in place of a Cutting Dive when available)

See the time stamp of 8:01 in the video below for a more in depth explanation and visuals.

CHANGE LOG

5/16/2022 - HIGH ISLE: 

1. CP Change:  Fighting Finesse -> Thaumaturge.

2. Skill Change:  Carve -> Fetcher Infection.
3. Skill Change:  Eternal Guardian -> Wild Guardian

3. Rotation Change:  See above.