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 [x] Magic Damage each second to enemies and reducing their damage done by 30%.
  • An ally can activate Supernova, dealing [y] Magic Damage to all enemies in the area and 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 [x] Magic Damage each second to enemies and reducing their damage done by 30%.
  • An ally can activate Gravity Crush, dealing [y] Magic Damage to all enemies in the area and 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 [x] Magic Damage each second to enemies and reducing their damage done by 30%, and reducing their Movment Speed by 62%.
  • An ally can activate Supernova, dealing [y] Magic Damage to all enemies in the area and and stunning them for 2.5 seconds.
  • Also reduces 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 [x] Flame Damage, an additional [y] 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 [x] Flame Damage, an additional [y] 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
(Enemy)
Reflective Light (Morph)

  • Blast up to 3 enemies with a charge of radiant heat, dealing [x] Flame Damage, an additional [y] 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 2 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 [x] 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 [x] Magic Damage.
  • Also grants you Empower, increasing the damage of your next attack by 20%.
  • Afflicts target and nearby enemies with Major Defile, reducing the effectiveness of healing on them by 30% for 7.2 seconds.
  • Applies Major Defile to target and nearby enemies, reducing their healing received.
Skill Morph Solar Barrage (Solar Flare Rank IV) 3240 Magicka Instant 8m range
(Enemy)
Solar Barrage (Morph)

  • Scorch nearby enemies with a blast of solar energy, dealing [x] Magic Damage to all enemies in range.
  • 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, copying all damage taken for 6 seconds and releasing 18% of it as additional Magic Damage to them.
  • Maximum damage: [x]
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, copying all damage taken for 6 seconds and releasing 18% of it as additional Magic Damage to them.
  • Maximum damage: [x]
  • When the effect ends, a pool of sunlight remains attached to the enemy, healing nearby allies for 266 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) 1846 Stamina Instant
(6s)
28m range
(Enemy)
Power of the Light (Morph)

  • Summon an expanding beam of pure sunlight to doom an enemy, copying all damage taken for 6 seconds and releasing 18% of it as additional Magic Damage to them.
  • Maximum damage: [x]
  • Targets are also affliced with Minor Fracture and Minor Breach, reducing their Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance by 1320 for 6 seconds.
  • Converts to 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
4590 Magicka Instant
(5s)
28m range/5m radius
(Enemy)
Eclipse

  • Envelop enemy in a lightless sphere that reflects back any harmful projectile cast back at them for 5 seconds.
  • You also place volatile magnetic energy on the target which explodes after 5 seconds, dealing [x] Magic Damage to them and nearby enemies.
  • You can only have one Eclipse active at a time.
Skill Morph Total Dark (Eclipse Rank IV) 4590 Magicka Instant
(5s)
28m range/5m radius
(Enemy)
Total Dark (Morph)

  • Envelop enemy in a lightless sphere that reflects back any harmful projectile cast back at them for 5 seconds. Each reflected spell heals you for [y].
  • You also place volatile magnetic energy on the target which explodes after 5 seconds, dealing [x] Magic Damage to them and nearby enemies.
  • You can only have one Total Dark active at a time.
  • You are healed for each spell reflected.
Skill Morph Unstable Core (Eclipse Rank IV) 4590 Magicka Instant
(5s)
28m range/5m radius
(Enemy)
Unstable Core (Morph)

  • Place volatile magnetic energy on an enemy which explodes after 5 seconds, dealing [x] Magic Damage to them and nearby enemies.
  • No longer reflects spells back to the enemy, instead the explosion deals significantly increased damage and can be placed on an unlimited amount of targets.
Radiant Destruction Active Dawn’s Wrath
Rank 42
4590 Magicka 2.9s Channel 28m radius
(Enemy)
Radiant Destruction

  • Burn an enemy with a ray of holy fire, dealing [x] Magic Damage over 2.8 seconds.
  • Targets below 50% Health take up to 330% additional damage.
Skill Morph Radiant Glory (Radiant Destruction Rank IV) 4590 Magicka 2.9s Channel 28m radius
(Enemy)
Radiant Glory (Morph)

  • Burn an enemy with a ray of holy fire, dealing [x] Magic Damage over 2.8 seconds and healing you for 20% of the damage inflicted.
  • Targets below 50% Health take up to 330% additional damage.
  • Heals you based on a percentage of damage inflicted.
Skill Morph Radiant Oppresion (Radiant Destruction Rank IV) 4590 Magicka 2.9s Channel 28m radius
(Enemy)
Radiant Oppresion (Morph)

  • Burn an enemy with a ray of holy fire, dealing [x] Magic Damage over 2.8 seconds. Deals up to 20% additional damage in proportion to your current Magicka.
  • Targets below 50% Health take up to 330% additional damage.
  • Can critically hit.
  • Deals additional damage in proportion to your current Magicka.


Passive Abilities
Passive abilities are active all the time.

Skill Skill Type Rank Description Unlock
Enduring Rays
Enduring Rays
Passive Rank
I
  • Increases duration of your Sun Fire, Eclipse and Nova abilities by 15%.
Dawn’s Wrath
Rank 8
Rank
II
  • Increases duration of your Sun Fire, Eclipse and Nova abilities by 30%.
Dawn’s Wrath
Rank 18
Prism
Prism
Passive Rank
I
While Gaining Ultimate:

  • Activating a Dawn’s Wrath ability grants 2 additional Ultimate. This can only occur once every 6 seconds.
Dawn’s Wrath
Rank 14
Rank
II
While Gaining Ultimate:

  • Activating a Dawn’s Wrath ability grants 3 additional Ultimate. This can only occur once every 6 seconds.
Dawn’s Wrath
Rank 27
Illuminate
Illuminate
Passive Rank
I
Activating a Dawn’s Wrath ability:

  • Grants Minor Sorcery to you and your group, increasing Spell Damage by 5% for 10 seconds.
Dawn’s Wrath
Rank 22
Rank
II
Activating a Dawn’s Wrath ability:

  • Grants Minor Sorcery to you and your group, increasing Spell Damage by 5% for 20 seconds.
Dawn’s Wrath
Rank 36
Restoring Spirit
Restoring Spirit
Passive Rank
I
  • Reduces Magicka, Stamina and Ultimate ability costs by 2%.
Dawn’s Wrath
Rank 39
Rank
II
  • Reduces Magicka, Stamina and Ultimate ability costs by 4%.
Dawn’s Wrath
Rank 50
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