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 20m range
(Enemy)
Dragon Leap

  • Launch yourself at an enemy, dealing 3543 Physical Damage to all enemies in the area, knocking them back, and stunning them for 2 seconds.
Skill Morph Take Flight (Dragon Leap Rank IV) 110 Ultimate Instant 28m range
(Enemy)
Take Flight (Morph)

  • Launch yourself at an enemy, dealing 4081 Physical Damage to all enemies in the area, knocking them back, and stunning them for 2 seconds.
  • Reduces the cost and increases the damage and range.
Skill Morph Ferocious Leap (Dragon Leap Rank IV) 125 Ultimate Instant 20m range
(Enemy)
Ferocious Leap (Morph)

  • Launch yourself at an enemy, dealing 3543 Flame Damage to all enemies in the area, knocking them back, and stunning them for 2 seconds. After leaping you gain a Damage Shield that absorbs 103% of your Maximum Health in damage for 6 seconds.
  • Deals Flame Damage. After leaping you gain a Damage Shield.


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 your Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance by 5280 for 20 seconds. While active, the armor returns 342 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 your Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance by 5280 for 20 seconds. You also gain a Damage Shield equal to 15% of your Maximum Health for 3.5 seconds. While active, the armor returns 342 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 your 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 2329 Magic Damage over 10 seconds. While active, the armor returns 342 Magic Damage to melee attackers.
  • You also release a spray of spikes around you, causing 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 1131 Physical Damage and immobilize nearby enemies for 4 seconds. While enemies are held, an ally can activate Impale Impale to deal 1885 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 1131 Flame Damage and immobilize nearby enemies for 4 seconds. Talons also burn enemies for 1141 Flame Damage over 4 seconds. While enemies are held, allies can activate Impale Impale to deal 1885 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 1165 Physical Damage and immobilize nearby enemies for 4 seconds. Talons also afflict enemies with Minor Maim, reducing their damage by 15% for 7 seconds. While enemies are held, allies can activate Impale Impale to deal 1885 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 your Health Recovery by 20% for 20 seconds.
Skill Morph Green Dragon Blood (Dragon Blood Rank IV) 4320 Magicka Instant
(23s)

(Self)
Green Dragon Blood (Morph)

  • Draw on your draconic blood to heal for 33% of your missing Health. You also gain Major Fortitude and Major Endurance, increasing your Health Recovery and Stamina Recovery by 20% and healing received by 8% for 23 seconds.
  • You also gain Major Endurance and Minor Vitality.
Skill Morph Coagulating Blood (Dragon Blood Rank IV) 4320 Magicka Instant
(20s)

(Self)
Coagulating Blood (Morph)

  • Draw on your draconic blood to heal for 1941, increasing by up to 33% based on your missing Health. You also gain Major Fortitude, increasing your Health Recovery by 20% for 23 seconds.
  • Now heals based on Maximum Magicka and Spell Damage.
Reflective Scale Active Draconic Power
Rank 30
3780 Magicka Instant
(4s)

(Self)
Reflective Scale

  • Flex your scales, reflecting up to 4 projectiles for 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 for 4 seconds. You also gain Minor Ward, increasing your Spell Resistance 1320 for 23 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 for 4 seconds. The reflected projectiles deal 35% 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 584 Magic Damage to nearby enemies and healing you for 100% of the damage caused. After 2.5 seconds, you exhale fire, dealing 1359 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 605 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 1359 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 584 Magic Damage to nearby enemies and healing you for 100% of the damage caused. After 2.5 seconds, you exhale fire, dealing 1401 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.

Name Line Rank Skill Rank Description
Iron Skin
Iron Skin
8 I Increases the amount of damage you can block by 4%.
18 II Increases the amount of damage you can block by 10%.
Burning Heart
Burning Heart
14 I Increases your healing received by 6% while a Draconic Power ability is active.
27 II Increases your healing received by 12% while a Draconic Power ability is active.
Elder Dragon
Elder Dragon
22 I Increases your Health Recovery by 2% for each Draconic Power ability slotted.
36 II Increases your Health Recovery by 5% for each Draconic Power ability slotted.
Scaled Armor
Scaled Armor
39 I Increases your Spell Resistance by 1320.
50 II Increases your Spell Resistance by 3300.
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