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 deal [x] 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 deal [x] 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)

  • Ignite the molten lava in your veins, limiting incoming damage to 3% of your Maximum Health and deal [x] Flame Damage to nearby enemies each second for 9 seconds.
  • While active your attacks ignore 100% of an enemy’s 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 [x] Magic Damage and stunning them for 3 seconds.
Skill Morph Obsidian Shard (Stonefist Rank IV) 4050 Magicka Instant 28m range
(Enemy)
Obsidian Shard (Morph)

  • Slam an enemy with solid rock, dealing [x] Magic Damage and stunning them for 3 seconds.
  • Also heals you or a nearby ally for [y] Health.
  • Deals significantly less damage, but heals you or an ally near the enemy. Deals 100% increased damage if the target is knocked down.
Skill Morph Stone Giant (Stonefist Rank IV) 3240 Magicka Instant 28m range
(Enemy)
Stone Giant (Morph)

  • Slam an enemy with solid rock, dealing [x] Magic Damage and stunning them for 3 seconds.
  • You also gain Minor Resolve, which increases your Physical Resistance by 1320 for 15 seconds. Also reduced cost by ~20%.
  • Reduces the cost. You also gain Minor Resolve, increasing your Physical Resistance. Deals 100% increased damage if the target is knocked down.
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 30 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 temporarily gain Major Sorcery, increasing your Spell Damage by 20% for 30 seconds.
  • Your own damage with fully-chraged Heavy Attacks is increased by 40% while active.
  • Your own damage with fully-charge Heavy Attacks is increased.
Obsidian Shield Active Earthen Heart
Rank 20
4050 Magicka Instant
(6s)
12m radius
(Area)
Obsidian Shield

  • Note: This Skill Gains a large Bonus from health and a small bonus from magicka.
  • Call the earth to your defense, granting a damage shield for you and nearby allies that absorbs [x] 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 [x] damage. Your own damage shield absorbs 100% additional damage.
  • You also gain Major Mending, increasing your healing done by 25% for 6 seconds.
  • You also gain Major Mending, increaseing 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, granting a damage shield for you and nearby allies that absorbs [x] damage. Your own damage shield absorbs 100% additional damage.
  • When your own shield is removed or expires it shatters, dealing [y] 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, stunning them for 20 seconds and dealing [x] Magic Damage when the effect ends.
  • Affected enemies can take [y] damage before the stun is broken.
Skill Morph Fossilize (Petrify Rank IV) 3510 Magicka Instant
(20s)
15m range
(Enemy)
Fossilize (Morph)

  • Encase an enemy in stone, stunning them for 20 seconds. When the effect ends, enemies take [x] Magic Damage and remain rooted for 3 seconds.
  • Affected enemies can take [y] damage before the stun is broken.
  • Roots the enemy after the stun ends.
Skill Morph Shattering Rocks (Petrify Rank IV) 3510 Magicka Instant
(20s)
15m range
(Enemy)
Shattering Rocks (Morph)

  • Encase an enemy in stone and stun them for 20 seconds. When the effect ends, the stone shatters, causing [x] Magic Damage to nearby enemies with a 50% chance to set them off balance.
  • When effect ends nearby enemies take damage and have a chance to be set 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 [x] Flame Damage to nearby enemies every 1 second.
  • Also reduces enemies’ 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 [x] Flame Damage to nearby enemies every 1 second.
  • Also reduces enemies’ Movement Speed by 70% for 1.1 seconds even if they leave the area.
  • Snare persists for longer 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 [x] Flame Damage to nearby enemies and [y] Flame damage more every 1 second.
  • Also reduces enemies’ Movement Speed by 70%.
  • Deals additional damage on cast.


Passive Abilities
Passive abilities are active all the time.

Skill Skill Type Rank Description Unlock
Eternal Mountain
Eternal Mountain
Passive Rank
I
  • Increases duration of Earthen Heart abilities by 10%
Earthen Heart
Rank 8
Rank
II
  • Increases duration of Earthen Heart abilities by 20%.
Earthen Heart
Rank 18
Battle Roar
Battle Roar
Passive Rank
I
When activating an Ultimate ability:

  • Activating an Ultimate Restores Health, Magicka, and Stamina in amounts increased by 35% of the Ultimate’s cost.
Earthen Heart
Rank 14
Rank
II
When activating an Ultimate ability:

  • Activating an Ultimate Restores Health, Magicka, and Stamina in amounts increased by 70% of the Ultimate’s cost.
Earthen Heart
Rank 27
Mountain's Blessing
Mountain’s Blessing
Passive Rank
I
  • Activating an Earthen Heart ability grants Minor Brutality to you and nearby allies, increasing Weapon Damage by 5% for 10 seconds.
  • If you are in combat, you also gain 2 Ultimate. This can only occur once every 6 seconds.
Earthen Heart
Rank 22
Rank
II
  • Activating an Earthen Heart ability grants Minor Brutality to you and nearby allies, increasing Weapon Damage by 5% for 10 seconds.
  • If you are in combat, you also gain 3 Ultimate. This can only occur once every 6 seconds.
Earthen Heart
Rank 36
Helping Hands
Helping Hands
Passive Rank
I
While using Earthen Heart abilities:

  • Activating an Earthen Heart ability restores 2% Stamina.
Earthen Heart
Rank 39
Rank
II
While using Earthen Heart abilities:

  • Activating an Earthen Heart ability restores 5% Stamina.
Earthen Heart
Rank 50
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