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Rabid Fox – StamDK PvE DW/Bow (Summerset)

Author: Vodjor

Class: DRAGONKNIGHT

Race: Nord

Main Role: Damage

Health, Magicka, Stamina

HEALTH MAGICKA STAMINA
0 0 64

 

Skills

 

Bar 1

Weapon 1: Dual Wield

Blood Craze

Dual Wield Skill

Blood Craze

Twin Slashes

 

Noxious Breath

Dragonknight Skill

Noxious Breath

Fiery Breath

 

Venomous Claw

Dragonknight Skill

Venomous Claw

Searing Strike

 

Deadly Cloak

Dual Wield Skill

Deadly Cloak

Blade Cloak

 

Flames of Oblivion

Dragonknight Skill

Flames of Oblivion

Inferno

 

Flawless Dawnbreaker

Fighters Guild Skill

Flawless Dawnbreaker

Dawnbreaker

 

Bar 2

Weapon 2: Bow

Poison Injection

Bow Skill

Poison Injection

Poison Arrow

 

Endless Hail

Bow Skill

Endless Hail

Volley

 

Razor Caltrops

Assault Skill

Razor Caltrops

Caltrops

 

Rearming Trap

Fighters Guild Skill

Rearming Trap

Trap Beast

 

Molten Armaments

Dragonknight Skill

Molten Armaments

Molten Weapons

 

Standard of Might

Dragonknight Skill

Standard of Might

Dragonknight Standard

 

Armor Types

Light Armor Medium Armor Heavy Armor
0 6 1

 

Gear and Item Set Info

 

5 Pieces Hunding's Rage (Crafted set)
5 Pieces Sunderflame (Dungeon set - City of Ash I & II)
2 Pieces Spawn of Mephala (Monster set - Fungal Grotto 2 vet & Maj al-Ragath's chest)

Gear

Weight

Trait

Enchantment

Chest

Heavy

Divine

Stamina

Belt

6 x Medium

Divine

Stamina

Hands

Divine

Stamina

Pants

Divine

Stamina

Shoes

Divine

Stamina

Head

Divine

Stamina

Shoulder

Divine

Stamina

Necklace

Jewelry

Robust

Weapon Damage

Ring

Jewelry

Robust

Weapon Damage

Ring

Jewelry

Robust

Weapon Damage

Weapon 1

Axe

Nirnhoned

Poison Damage

Weapon 1

Dagger

Infused

Weapon Damage

Weapon 2

Bow

Nirnhoned

Poison / Disease Damage

Sunderflame's unique penetration bonus got changed for Minor Breach & Minor Fracture, which is sort of a nerf if you have a stamina Templar in your group. But the bonus flame damage from heavy attacks got buffed from 700 to 4000 damage. Without any cooldown. This is a huge buff for stamina DKs.

If you want to go all-poison, you can use Viper's Sting instead of Sunderflame, but the theorical DPS from both set is in favor of Sunderflame.

 

General Info

 

14 June 2018 update :
Added a 300CP setup.

11 June 2018 update :
Despite the new trend in light attack builds, I decided to keep on a heavy attack build, it is still performing good (30k dps with purple gear), and makes ressource management a breeze, while being quite beginner-friendly.

Skills

You can use Resolving Vigor instead of Flames of Oblivion if playing solo, or if the healer is struggling.

Races

Orc > Khajiit > Redguard > Imperial > Any other races
I'm playing as a Nord, because roleplay. Redguard isn't the best race for this specific stamina build, because we have no need of extra sustain due to the heavy attack rotation.

Buff-food

Blue Max Health+Max Stamina food

Mundus Stone

The Lover (Increased Penetration)

Potions

Weapon Power Potions

Blessed Thistle

Dragonthorn

Wormwood / Water Hyacinth

Passives

Ardent Flame (All)
Draconic Power (Iron Skin, Scaled Armor)
Earthen Heart (All)

Medium Armor (Dexterity, Wind Walker, Agility, Athletics)
Heavy Armor (Resolve, Constitution, Juggernaut)

Bow (All)
Dual Wield (All)

Fighter’s Guild (Intimidating Presence, Slayer, Banish the Wicked, Skilled Tracker)
Undaunted (All)

Racial (All)

Alchemy (Medicinal Use)

Rotation

Apply Deadly Cloak, Molten Armaments & Flames of Oblivion before fight and keep them up (do a Light Attack>Molten Armaments on each even rotation, and a Light Attack>Flames of Oblivion on each odd rotation, this will allow you to never lack the Magicka to cast them)

Rearming Trap>Light Attack>Endless Hail>Light Attack>Razor Caltrops>Light Attack>Poison Injection

Swap

Heavy Attack>Noxious Breath>Heavy Attack>Venomous Claw>Heavy Attack>Blood Craze>Light Attack>Deadly Cloak

Swap>Restart

Evolutions, Improvements

As you progress through the game and get more gold and better performance, you can consider the following.

Poisons

You can use poison on you bow, instead of disease glyph, especially this one :

Corn Flower

Fleshfly Larva

Nightshade

Which deals more DPS than a poison/disease glyph alone.

Weapons

A Maelstrom bow will of course be a big boost to your damage output. In that case make sur you have it Nirnhoned, and use Sunderflame (heavy attacks on frontbar) or Viper's Sting (melee attacks on frontbar) weapons, to keep the 5 pieces bonus from Hunding's Rage.

Monster Set

Velidreth can be a good improvement over Spawn of Mephala, especially against bosses with large hitboxes, allowing 2 or 3 spores to hit them, effectively doubling or tripling the damage it deals.

 

Champion Point Tips

 

750CP setup

The Ritual
56 Mighty
66 Thaumaturge
56 Precise Strikes
28 Piercing
The Atronach
44 Master-At-Arms


The Lover
100 Tenacity
49 Mooncalf
The Tower
17 Warlord
The Shadow
47 Shadow Ward
37 Tumbling


The Lady
49 Hardy
49 Elemental Defender
48 Thick Skinned
The Steed
81 Ironclad
23 Spell Shield

300CP setup

The Ritual
27 Mighty
31 Thaumaturge
23 Precise Strikes
19 Piercing


The Lover
49 Tenacity
49 Mooncalf
The Tower
2 Warlord


The Lady
23 Hardy
23 Elemental Defender
23 Thick Skinned
The Steed
31 Ironclad

 

 

 

Build Rating

Rating: 4.3. From 7 votes.
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4 Comments

  • jade mcalpine
    Jun 15, 2018

    hey im a newb im trying to run something like this but im dark elf and 10 cp atm can it still work and just follow this while i lvl up

    Reply
  • Vodjor
    Jun 15, 2018

    @jade mcalpine

    You shouldn’t bother yourself with the gear until you reach 160CP (gear lvl cap).

    Being a grey sk…dunmer doesn’t matter, this build has enough sustain for any race, sustain issues aside, the racial passives only make a difference for people wanting to reach the top of the leaderboards, and this build isn’t made for that anyway.

    Just make sure to lvl all important skill lines while you work your way toward CP160.

    Reply
  • Roland Torres
    Jun 17, 2018

    Is this also ideal when doing trials and dungeons. Lol I’m new just asking

    Reply
  • Vodjor
    Jun 18, 2018

    @Roland Torres

    This build has been tested in normal and vet trials and dungeons with great success.

    Reply

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