The Elder Scrolls Online: Templar Skills – Dawn’s Wrath

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Templar Abilities
Ultimate AbilitiesActive AbilitiesPassive Abilities

Dawn’s Wrath is one of three class skill lines available to Templar characters. Skills in this line focus on magical attacks. Dawn’s Wrath 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)
Nova Ultimate Dawn’s Wrath
Rank 12
250 Ultimate Instant
(8s)
28m range
(Ground)
Nova

  • Call down a fragment of the sun to the target area, dealing 971 Magic Damage each second to enemies. Applies Major Maim to affected foes, reducing their damage done by 30%. An ally can activate Supernova Supernova, dealing 2184 Magic Damage to all enemies in the area and stunning them for 2.5 seconds.
Skill Morph Solar Prison (Nova Rank IV) 250 Ultimate Instant
(8s)
28m range
(Ground)
Solar Prison (Morph)

  • Call down a fragment of the sun to the target area, dealing 1004 Magic Damage each second to enemies. Applies Major Maim to affected foes, reducing their damage done by 30%. An ally can activate Gravity Crush Gravity Crush, dealing 3821 Magic Damage to all enemies in the area and stunning them for 5 seconds.
  • Allies may activate a more powerful synergy ability.
Skill Morph Solar Disturbance (Nova Rank IV) 250 Ultimate Instant
(8s)
28m range
(Ground)
Solar Disturbance (Morph)

  • Call down a fragment of the sun to the target area, dealing 1004 Magic Damage each second to enemies. Applies Major Maim to affected foes, reducing their damage done by 30%, and reducing their Movement Speed by 65%. An ally can activate Supernova Supernova, dealing 2184 Magic Damage to all enemies in the area and stunning them for 2.5 seconds.
  • Also reduces the movement speed of enemies in the target area.


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

Skill Skill Type Unlock Cost Cast Time
(Duration)
Range/Radius
(Target)
Sun Fire Active Dawn’s Wrath
Rank 1
2700 Magicka Instant 28m range
(Enemy)
Sun Fire

  • Blast an enemy with a charge of radiant heat, dealing 1167 Flame Damage, an additional 1403 Flame Damage over 5 seconds, and reducing their Movement Speed by 40%. Upon activation you gain Major Prophecy, increasing your Spell Critical rating by 2191.
Skill Morph Vampire's Bane (Sun Fire Rank IV) 2700 Magicka Instant 28m range
(Enemy)
Vampire’s Bane (Morph)

  • Blast an enemy with a charge of radiant heat, dealing 1167 Flame Damage, an additional 2624 Flame Damage over 9 seconds, and reducing their Movement Speed by 40%. Upon activation you gain Major Prophecy, increasing your Spell Critical rating by 2191.
  • The damage over time lasts for longer.
Skill Morph Reflective Light (Sun Fire Rank IV) 2700 Magicka Instant 28m range
4.5m radius
(Area)
Reflective Light (Morph)

  • Blast up to three enemies with a charge of radiant heat, dealing 1204 Flame Damage, an additional 1403 Flame Damage over 5 seconds, and reducing their Movement Speed by 40%. Upon activation you gain Major Prophecy, increasing your Spell Critical rating by 2191.
  • Splits the projectile, allowing it to affect two additional nearby enemies.
Solar Flare Active Dawn’s Wrath
Rank 4
3240 Magicka 1.1s 28m range
(Enemy)
Solar Flare

  • Conjure a ball of solar energy to heave at an enemy, dealing 3350 Magic Damage. Also grants you Empower, increasing the damage of your next attack by 20%.
Skill Morph Dark Flare (Solar Flare Rank IV) 3240 Magicka 1.1s 28m range
(Enemy)
Dark Flare (Morph)

  • Conjure a ball of solar energy to heave at an enemy, dealing 3452 Magic Damage. Afflicts the target and nearby enemies with Major Defile, reducing the effectiveness of healing on them by 30% for 6 seconds. Also grants you Empower, increasing the damage of your next attack by 20%.
  • Applies Major Defile to the target and nearby enemies, reducing their healing received.
Skill Morph Solar Barrage (Solar Flare Rank IV) 3240 Magicka Instant 8m radius
(Area)
Solar Barrage (Morph)

  • Scorch enemies around you with a blast of solar energy, dealing 1201 Magic Damage. Also grants you Empower, increasing the damage of your next attack by 20%.
  • No longer has a cast time, but deals less damage and hits enemies around you instead.
Backlash Active Dawn’s Wrath
Rank 20
1890 Magicka Instant
(6s)
28m range
(Enemy)
Backlash

  • Summon an expanding beam of pure sunlight to doom an enemy, dealing 971 Magic Damage to them and copying all their damage taken for 6 seconds and releasing 20% of it as additional Magic Damage to them. Maximum copied damage: 4775.
Skill Morph Purifying Light (Backlash Rank IV) 1890 Magicka Instant
(6s)
28m range
(Enemy)
Purifying Light (Morph)

  • Summon an expanding beam of pure sunlight to doom an enemy, dealing 971 Magic Damage to them and copying all their damage taken for 6 seconds and releasing 20% of it as additional Magic Damage to them. Maximum copied damage: 4775. When the effect ends, a pool of sunlight remains attached to the enemy, healing you and nearby allies for 801 Health every 2 seconds for 6 seconds.
  • When the effect ends, a pool of sunlight remains attached to the enemy, healing nearby allies.
Skill Morph Power of the Light (Backlash Rank IV) 1606 Stamina Instant
(6s)
28m range
(Enemy)
Power of the Light (Morph)

  • Summon an expanding beam of pure sunlight to doom an enemy, dealing 999 Physical Damage to them and copying all their damage taken for 6 seconds and releasing 20% of it as additional Physical Damage to them. Maximum copied damage: 4775. Targets are also afflicted with Minor Fracture and Minor Breach, reducing their Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance by 1320 for 6 seconds.
  • Converts into a Stamina ability and deals Physical Damage. Also applies Minor Fracture and Minor Breach to the enemy, reducing their Physical and Spell Resistance.
Eclipse Active Dawn’s Wrath
Rank 30
4051 Magicka Instant
(3.5s)
28m range
5m radius
(Enemy)
Eclipse

  • Envelop an enemy in a lightless sphere, reflecting any harmful projectile they cast back at them for 3.5 seconds. You also place volatile magnetic energy on the target which explodes after 3.5 seconds, dealing 1116 Magic Damage to them and nearby enemies.
Skill Morph Total Dark (Eclipse Rank IV) 4051 Magicka Instant
(3.5s)
28m range
5m radius
(Enemy)
Total Dark (Morph)

  • Envelop an enemy in a lightless sphere, reflecting any harmful projectile they cast back at them for 3.5 seconds. Each reflected spell Heals you for 1458. You also place volatile magnetic energy on the target which explodes after 3.5 seconds, dealing 1148 Magic Damage to them and nearby enemies.
  • You are healed for each spell that is reflected.
Skill Morph Unstable Core (Eclipse Rank IV) 4051 Magicka Instant
(3.5s)
28m range
5m radius
(Enemy)
Unstable Core (Morph)

  • Place volatile magnetic energy on an enemy which explodes after 3.5 seconds, dealing 2040 Magic Damage to them and nearby enemies.
  • No longer reflects spells back to the enemy, instead the explosion deals significantly increased damage.
Radiant Destruction Active Dawn’s Wrath
Rank 42
4590 Magicka 2.8s Channel 28m range
(Enemy)
Radiant Destruction

  • Burn an enemy with a ray of holy fire, dealing 3299 Magic Damage over 2.8 seconds. Deals up to 330% more damage to enemies below 50% Health.
Skill Morph Radiant Glory (Radiant Destruction Rank IV) 4590 Magicka 2.8s Channel 28m range
(Enemy)
Radiant Glory (Morph)

  • Burn an enemy with a ray of holy fire, dealing 3395 Magic Damage over 2.8 seconds. Deals up to 330% more damage to enemies below 50% Health. You heal for 20% of the damage inflicted.
  • You heal for a percentage of the damage inflicted.
Skill Morph Radiant Oppresion (Radiant Destruction Rank IV) 4590 Magicka 2.8s Channel 28m range
(Enemy)
Radiant Oppresion (Morph)

  • Burn an enemy with a ray of holy fire, dealing 3395 Magic Damage over 2.8 seconds. Deals up to 330% more damage to enemies below 50% Health. Also deals up to 20% more damage in proportion to your current Magicka.
  • Deals more damage in proportion to your current Magicka.


Passive Abilities
Passive abilities are active all the time.

Name Line Rank Skill Rank Description
Enduring Rays
Enduring Rays
8 I Increases the duration of your Sun Fire, Eclipse, and Nova abilities by 15%.
18 II Increases the duration of your Sun Fire, Eclipse, and Nova abilities by 30%.
Prism
Prism
14 I Casting a Dawn’s Wrath ability generates 2 Ultimate. This effect can occur once every 6 seconds.
27 II Casting a Dawn’s Wrath ability generates 3 Ultimate. This effect can occur once every 6 seconds.
Illuminate
Illuminate
22 I Casting a Dawn’s Wrath ability grants Minor Sorcery to you and your group for 10 seconds, increasing your Spell Damage by 5%.
36 II Casting a Dawn’s Wrath ability grants Minor Sorcery to you and your group for 20 seconds, increasing your Spell Damage by 5%.
Restoring Spirit
Restoring Spirit
39 I Reduces the Magicka, Stamina, and Ultimate costs of your abilities by 2%.
50 II Reduces the Magicka, Stamina, and Ultimate costs of your abilities by 4%.
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