The Elder Scrolls Online: Dragonknight Skills – Draconic Power

SkillsClassDragonknightArdent FlameDraconic PowerEarthen Heart

Dragonknight Abilities
Ultimate AbilitiesActive AbilitiesPassive Abilities

Draconic Power is one of three class skill lines available to Dragonknights. Abilities in this line focus on avoiding damage. Draconic Power has an associated skill line that is revealed through leveling up your character, whilst using that class. Known abilities are listed below.

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Ultimate Abilities
These abilities must be activated manually, for a cost of Ultimate.

Skill Skill Type Unlock Cost Cast Time
(Duration)
Range/Radius
(Target)
Dragon Leap Ultimate Draconic Power
Rank 12
125 Ultimate Instant 8 – 20m range/6.5m radius
(Enemy)
Dragon Leap

  • Launch yourself at an enemy, dealing [x] Physical Damage to all enemies in the area and knocking them back.
Skill Morph Take Flight (Dragon Leap Rank IV) 110 Ultimate Instant 8 – 28m range/6.5m radius
(Enemy)
Take Flight (Morph)

  • Launch yourself at an enemy, dealing [x] Physical Damage to all enemies in the area and knocking them back.
  • Can jump further, costs less and deals more damage. (~12%)
Skill Morph Ferocious Leap (Dragon Leap Rank IV) 125 Ultimate Instant 8 – 20m range/6.5m radius
(Enemy)
Ferocious Leap (Morph)

  • Launch yourself at an enemy, dealing [x] Physical Damage to all enemies in the area and knocking them back.
  • Also absorbs 100% of your Maximum Health in damage over 6 seconds.
  • Gain a Damage Shield after leaping.


Active Abilities
These abilities must be activated manually, for a cost.

Skill Skill Type Unlock Cost Cast Time
(Duration)
Range/Radius
(Target)
Spiked Armor Active Draconic Power
Rank 1
3240 Magicka Instant
(20s)

(Self)
Spiked Armor

  • Release your inner dragon to gain Major Resolve and Major Ward, increasing Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance by 5280 for 20 seconds.
  • While active, the armor returns [x] Magic Damage to melee attackers.
Skill Morph Hardened Armor (Spiked Armor Rank IV) 3240 Magicka Instant
(20s)

(Self)
Hardened Armor (Morph)

  • Release your inner dragon to gain Major Resolve and Major Ward, increasing Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance by 5280 for 20 seconds. You also gain a Damage Shield equal to 10% of your Maximum Health for 2.5 seconds.
  • While active, the armor returns [x] Magic Damage to melee attackers.
  • You also gain a damage shield for a brief period.
Skill Morph Volatile Armor (Spiked Armor Rank IV) 3240 Magicka Instant
(20s)

(Self)
Volatile Armor (Morph)

  • Release your inner dragon to gain Major Resolve and Major Ward, increasing Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance by 5280 for 20 seconds. You also release a spray of spikes around you, causing any enemies hit to take [y] Magic Damage over 10 seconds.
  • While active, the armor returns [x] Magic Damage to melee attackers.
  • You also release a spray of spikes around you, causing any enemies hit to take damage over time.
Dark Talons Active Draconic Power
Rank 4
4050 Magicka Instant 6m radius
(Area)
Dark Talons

  • Call forth talons from the ground to deal [x] Physical Damage and immobilize nearby enemies for 4 seconds.
  • While enemies are held, an ally can activate Impale, to deal [y] Magic Damage.
Skill Morph Burning Talons (Dark Talons Rank IV) 4050 Magicka Instant 6m radius
(Area)
Burning Talons (Morph)

  • Call forth talons from the ground to deal [x] Flame Damage and immobilize nearby enemies for 4 seconds.
  • Talons also burn enemies for [z] Flame Damage over 4 seconds.
  • While enemies are held, an ally can activate Impale, to deal [y] Magic Damage.
  • Adds damage over time.
Skill Morph Choking Talons (Dark Talons Rank IV) 4050 Magicka Instant 6m radius
(Area)
Choking Talons (Morph)

  • Call forth talons from the ground to deal [x] Physical Damage and immobilize nearby enemies for 4 seconds.
  • Talons also afflict enemies with Minor Maim, reducing their damage by 15% for 4 seconds.
  • While enemies are held, an ally can activate Impale, to deal [y] Magic Damage.
  • Affected enemies deal less damage.
Dragon Blood Active Draconic Power
Rank 20
4320 Magicka Instant
(20s)

(Self)
Dragon Blood

  • Draw on your draconic blood to heal for 33% of your missing Health.
  • You also gain Major Fortitude, increasing Health Recovery by 20% for 20 seconds.
Skill Morph Green Dragon Blood (Dragon Blood Rank IV) 4320 Magicka Instant
(20s)

(Self)
Green Dragon Blood (Morph)

  • Draw on your draconic blood to heal 33% of missing Health.
  • You also gain Major Fortitude and Major Endurance, increasing Health Recovery and Stamina Recovery by 20% for 20 seconds.
  • You also gain Major Endurance, increasing your Stamina Recovery.
Skill Morph Coagulating Blood (Dragon Blood Rank IV) 4320 Magicka Instant
(20s)

(Self)
Coagulating Blood (Morph)

  • Draw on your draconic blood to heal for 36% of your missing Health.
  • You also gain Major Fortitude and Minor Vitality, increasing Health Recovery by 20% and healing received by 8% for 20 seconds.
  • You also gain Minor Vitality, increaing your healing received.
Reflective Scale Active Draconic Power
Rank 30
3780 Magicka Instant
(4s)

(Self)
Reflective Scale

  • Flex your scales, reflecting up to 4 projectiles over 4 seconds.
Skill Morph Reflective Plate (Reflective Scale Rank IV) 3780 Magicka Instant
(4s)

(Self)
Reflective Plate (Morph)

  • Flex your scales, reflecting up to 4 projectiles over 4 seconds.
  • You also gain Minor Ward, which increases Spell Resistance by 1320 for 20 seconds.
  • You also gain Minor Ward, increasing your Spell Resistance.
Skill Morph Dragon Fire Scale (Reflective Scale Rank IV) 3780 Magicka Instant
(4s)

(Self)
Dragon Fire Scale (Morph)

  • Flex your scales, reflecting up to 4 projectiles over 4 seconds. The reflected projectiles deal 20% additional damage to the attacker.
  • Projectiles you reflect deal additional damage to the attacker.
Inhale Active Draconic Power
Rank 42
4320 Magicka Instant 8m radius
(Area)
Inhale

  • Channel Draconic energy to suck in the air around you, dealing [x] Magic Damage to nearby enemies and healing you for 100% of the damage caused.
  • After 2.5 seconds, you exhale fire, dealing [y] Flame Damage to nearby enemies.
Skill Morph Deep Breath (Inhale Rank IV) 4320 Magicka Instant 8m radius
(Area)
Deep Breath (Morph)

  • Channel Draconic energy to suck in the air around you, dealing [x] Magic Damage to nearby enemies and healing you for 100% of the damage caused.
  • Any enemy hit that is casting is interrupted, stunned, and set off balance for 2 seconds.
  • After 2.5 seconds, you exhale fire, dealing [y] Flame Damage to nearby enemies.
  • First hit interrupts enemies that are casting.
Skill Morph Draw Essence (Inhale Rank IV) 4320 Magicka Instant 8m radius
(Area)
Draw Essence (Morph)

  • Channel Draconic energy to suck in the air around you, dealing [x] Magic Damage to nearby enemies and healing you for 100% of the damage caused.
  • After 2.5 seconds, you exhale fire, dealing [y] Flame Damage to nearby enemies and restoring 10% of the ability’s cost for each enemy hit as Magicka.
  • Second hit refunds Magicka for each enemy struck.


Passive Abilities
Passive abilities are active all the time.

Skill Skill Type Rank Description Unlock
Iron Skin
Iron Skin
Passive Rank
I
  • Block an additional 5% damage.
Draconic Power
Rank 8
Rank
II
  • Block an additional 10% damage.
Draconic Power
Rank 18
Burning Heart
Burning Heart
Passive Rank
I
While using Draconic Power abilities:

  • Increases healing received by 6% while a Draconic Power ability is active.
Draconic Power
Rank 14
Rank
II
While using Draconic Power abilities:

  • Increases healing received by 12% while a Draconic Power ability is active.
Draconic Power
Rank 27
Elder Dragon
Elder Dragon
Passive Rank
I
While using Draconic Power abilities:

  • Increases Health Recovery by 2% for each Draconic Power ability slotted.
Draconic Power
Rank 22
Rank
II
While using Draconic Power abilities:

  • Increases Health Recovery by 5% for each Draconic Power ability slotted.
Draconic Power
Rank 36
Scaled Armor
Scaled Armor
Passive Rank
I
  • Increases Spell Resistance by 1320.
Draconic Power
Rank 39
Rank
II
  • Increases Spell Resistance by 2640.
Draconic Power
Rank 50
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