The Elder Scrolls Online: Dragonknight Skills – Earthen Heart

SkillsClassDragonknightArdent FlameDraconic PowerEarthen Heart

Dragonknight Abilities
Ultimate AbilitiesActive AbilitiesPassive Abilities

Earthen Heart is one of three class skill lines available to Dragonknights. Abilities in this line focus on utility, with stuns, effects, heals, and knock-backs. Earthen Heart 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)
Magma Armor Ultimate Earthen Heart
Rank 12
200 Ultimate Instant
(9s)

(Self)
Magma Armor

  • Ignite the molten lava in your veins, limiting incoming damage to 3% of your Maximum Health and dealing 284 Flame Damage to nearby enemies each second for 9 seconds.
Skill Morph Magma Shell (Magma Armor Rank IV) 200 Ultimate Instant
(9s)

(Self)
Magma Shell (Morph)

  • Ignite the molten lava in your veins, limiting incoming damage to 3% of your Maximum Health and dealing 293 Flame Damage to nearby enemies each second for 9 seconds. When activated, nearby allies gain a Damage shield for 100% of their Maximum Health for 9 seconds.
  • When activated nearby allies gain a powerful Damage Shield.
Skill Morph Corrosive Armor (Magma Armor Rank IV) 200 Ultimate Instant
(9s)

(Self)
Corrosive Armor (Morph)

  • Oxidize the green dragon blood in your veins, limiting incoming damage to 3% of your Maximum Health and dealing 291 Poison Damage to nearby enemies each second for 9 seconds. While active, your attacks ignore all Physical Resistance.
  • Deals Poison Damage, and your attacks ignore Physical Resistance while active.


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

Skill Skill Type Unlock Cost Cast Time
(Duration)
Range/Radius
(Target)
Stonefist Active Earthen Heart
Rank 1
4050 Magicka Instant 28m range
(Enemy)
Stonefist

  • Slam an enemy with solid rock, dealing 1167 Magic Damage and stunning them for 3 seconds. Deals 100% more damage if you successfully stun the target.
Skill Morph Obsidian Shard (Stonefist Rank IV) 4050 Magicka Instant 28m range
(Enemy)
Obsidian Shard (Morph)

  • Slam an enemy with solid rock, dealing 487 Magic Damage and stunning them for 3 seconds. Heals you or an ally near the enemy for 2087 Health.
  • Deals significantly less damage, but heals you or an ally near the enemy.
Skill Morph Stone Giant (Stonefist Rank IV) 3240 Magicka Instant 28m range
(Enemy)
Stone Giant (Morph)

  • Slam an enemy with solid rock, dealing 1167 Magic Damage and stunning them for 3 seconds. Deals 100% more damage if you successfully stun the target. You gain Minor Resolve, increasing your Physical Resistance by 1320 for 18 seconds.
  • Reduces the cost and grants Minor Resolve.
Molten Weapons Active Earthen Heart
Rank 4
4320 Magicka Instant
(30s)
28m radius
(Self)
Molten Weapons

  • Charge you and your allies’ weapons with volcanic power to gain Major Sorcery, increasing your Spell Damage by 20% for 30 seconds.
Skill Morph Igneous Weapons (Molten Weapons Rank IV) 4320 Magicka Instant
(30s)
28m radius
(Self)
Igneous Weapons (Morph)

  • Charge you and your allies’ weapons with volcanic power to gain Major Sorcery and Major Brutality, increasing your Spell Damage and Weapon Damage by 20% for 33 seconds.
  • You and your allies also gain Major Brutality, increasing your Weapon Damage.
Skill Morph Molten Armaments (Molten Weapons Rank IV) 4320 Magicka Instant
(30s)
28m radius
(Self)
Molten Armaments (Morph)

  • Charge you and your allies’ weapons with volcanic power to gain Major Sorcery, increasing your Spell Damage by 20% for 33 seconds. Your own damage with fully-charged Heavy Attacks is increased by 40% while active.
  • Your own damage with fully-charged Heavy Attacks is increased.
Obsidian Shield Active Earthen Heart
Rank 20
4050 Magicka Instant
(6s)
12m radius
(Area)
Obsidian Shield

  • Call the earth to your defense, granting a Damage Shield for you and nearby allies that absorbs 1354 Damage. Your own Damage Shield absorbs 100% additional damage.
Skill Morph Igneous Shield (Obsidian Shield Rank IV) 4050 Magicka Instant
(6s)
12m radius
(Area)
Igneous Shield (Morph)

  • Call the earth to your defense, granting a Damage Shield for you and nearby allies that absorbs 1357 Damage. Your own Damage Shield absorbs 100% additional damage. You also gain Major Mending, increasing your healing done by 25% for 2.5 seconds.
  • You also gain Major Mending, increasing your healing done.
Skill Morph Fragmented Shield (Obsidian Shield Rank IV) 4050 Magicka Instant
(6s)
12m radius
(Area)
Fragmented Shield (Morph)

  • Call the earth to your defense, creating a Damage Shield for you and nearby allies that absorbs 1354 Damage. Your own Damage Shield absorbs 100% additional damage. When your own shield is removed or expires it shatters, dealing 1165 Magic Damage to nearby enemies.
  • When your own shield is removed or expires it shatters, dealing damage to nearby enemies.
Petrify Active Earthen Heart
Rank 30
3510 Magicka Instant
(20s)
15m range
(Enemy)
Petrify

  • Encase an enemy in stone, disorienting them for 20 seconds. When the disorient ends, they take 942 Magic Damage. Affected enemies can take 1414 Damage before the disorient is broken.
Skill Morph Fossilize (Petrify Rank IV) 3510 Magicka Instant
(20s)
15m range
(Enemy)
Fossilize (Morph)

  • Encase an enemy in stone, disorienting them for 20 seconds. When the disorient ends, they take 971 Magic Damage and are immobilized for 3 seconds. Affected enemies can take 1414 Damage before the disorient is broken.
  • Immobilizes the enemy after the disorient ends.
Skill Morph Shattering Rocks (Petrify Rank IV) 3510 Magicka Instant
(20s)
15m range
(Enemy)
Shattering Rocks (Morph)

  • Encase an enemy in stone, disorienting them for 20 seconds. When the disorient ends the stone shatters, dealing 972 Magic Damage to the target and nearby enemies with a 50% chance to set any target hit Off Balance. Affected enemies can take 1414 Damage before the disorient is broken.
  • Deals area of effect damage when the disorient ends, with a chance to set enemies Off Balance.
Ash Cloud Active Earthen Heart
Rank 42
4590 Magicka Instant
(12s)
22m range/5m radius
(Ground)
Ash Cloud

  • Summon a scorching cloud of ash at the target location, dealing 245 Flame Damage to enemies every 1 second and reducing their Movement Speed by 70%.
Skill Morph Cinder Storm (Ash Cloud Rank IV) 4590 Magicka Instant
(15s)
22m range/5m radius
(Ground)
Cinder Storm (Morph)

  • Summon a scorching cloud of ash at the target location, dealing 252 Flame Damage to enemies every 1 second and reducing their Movement Speed by 70%. Enemies remain snared for up to 1.1 seconds even after leaving the area.
  • Enemies remained snared even after leaving the area.
Skill Morph Eruption (Ash Cloud Rank IV) 4590 Magicka Instant
(15s)
22m range/5m radius
(Ground)
Eruption (Morph)

  • Summon a scorching cloud of ash at the target location, dealing an immediate 971 Flame Damage to enemies, an additional 245 Flame Damage every 1 second, and reducing their Movement Speed by 70%.
  • Deals additional instant damage when first cast.


Passive Abilities
Passive abilities are active all the time.

Name Line Rank Skill Rank Description
Eternal Mountain
Eternal Mountain
8 I Increases duration of your Earthen Heart abilities by 10%.
18 II Increases duration of your Earthen Heart abilities by 20%.
Battle Roar
Battle Roar
14 I When you cast an Ultimate ability, you restore 23 Health, Magicka, and Stamina for each point of the Ultimate’s cost.
27 II When you cast an Ultimate ability, you restore 46 Health, Magicka, and Stamina for each point of the Ultimate’s cost.
Mountain's Blessing
Mountain’s Blessing
22 I Casting an Earthen Heart ability grants Minor Brutality to you and your group, increasing your Weapon Damage by 5% for 10 seconds. If you are in combat, you also generate 2 Ultimate. This effect can occur once every 6 seconds.
36 II Casting an Earthen Heart ability grants Minor Brutality to you and your group, increasing your Weapon Damage by 5% for 20 seconds. If you are in combat, you also generate 2 Ultimate. This effect can occur once every 6 seconds.
Helping Hands
Helping Hands
39 I When you cast an Earthen Heart ability, you restore 495 Stamina.
50 II When you cast an Earthen Heart ability, you restore 990 Stamina.
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