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Nightblade Assassination Skills

The Nightblade Assassination Skills belong to the Nightblade Skills Line. Nightblade Skills in ESO are special, unique skills that only the class of Nightblade can use in The Elder Scrolls Online. The Nightblade is the class of Stealth and Shadow. A Rogue-like, Assassin Class with powerful single target abilities!

By using these skills you can create Powerful PVE Builds or PVP Builds in ESO!

Assassination Skills

Below you can find all Assassination Nightblade abilities. These include strong single target attacks and buffs for your character.

SkillMorphEffectCost

Death Stroke
Ravage an enemy with a swift strike, dealing 3716 Magic Damage and causing them to take 20% more damage from your attacks for 8 seconds.70 Ultimate

Incapacitating Strike
Ravage an enemy with a swift strike, dealing 3840 Disease Damage and causing them to take 20% more damage from your attacks for 8 seconds. If cast with 120 or more Ultimate, you instead deal 4223 Disease Damage, stun the enemy for 3 seconds and increase the duration of the damage taken effect to 12 seconds.
70 Ultimate

Soul Harvest
Ravage an enemy with a spinning attack, dealing 3718 Magic Damage and increasing your damage against them by 20% for 8 seconds. Also afflicts the enemy with Major Defile, reducing their healing received and damage shield strength by 12%. While slotted, any time you kill an enemy you gain 10 Ultimate.70 Ultimate

Assassin's Blade
Thrust a magic blade with lethal precision to stab an enemy, dealing 1161 Magic Damage. Deals 300% more damage to enemies below 25% Health.2430

Killer's Blade
Thrust a caustic blade with lethal precision to stab an enemy, dealing 1161 Disease Damage. Deals 400% more damage to enemies below 50% Health. Heals you for 2399 if the enemy dies within 2 seconds of being struck.2066

Impale
Throw a magic blade with lethal precision to strike an enemy, dealing 1161 Magic Damage. Deals 330% more damage to enemies below 25% Health.2430

Teleport Strike
Flash through the shadows and ambush an enemy, dealing 1392 Magic Damage and afflicting them with Minor Vulnerability for 10 seconds, increasing their damage taken by 5%.3780

Lotus Fan
Flash through the shadows and ambush an enemy, dealing 1393 Magic Damage. After teleporting you unleash a fan of knives, dealing an additional 3340 Magic Damage over 20 seconds to the target and nearby enemies. All enemies hit are afflicted with Minor Vulnerability for 10 seconds, increasing their damage taken by 5%.3780

Ambush
Flash through the shadows and ambush an enemy, dealing 1438 Physical Damage and afflicting them with Minor Vulnerability for 10 seconds, increasing their damage taken by 5%. Also grants you Empower and Minor Berserk for 10 seconds, increasing the damage of your Heavy Attacks against monsters by 70% and your damage done by 5%.3213

Blur
Surround yourself in a phantasmic aura to gain Major Evasion, reducing damage from area attacks by 20% for 20 seconds.
While active, taking direct damage reduces the cost of your next Roll Dodge by 10%, up to a maximum of 100%. This effect can stack up to once every half second.
3780

Mirage
Surround yourself in a phantasmic aura to gain Major Evasion and Minor Resolve, reducing damage from area attacks by 20% and increasing your Physical and Spell Resistance by 2974 for 26 seconds. While active, taking direct damage reduces the cost of your next Roll Dodge by 10%, up to a maximum of 100%. This effect can stack up to once every half second.
3510

Phantasmal Escape
Surround yourself in a phantasmic aura to gain Major Evasion, reducing damage from area attacks by 20% for 20 seconds. Activating this ability removes all snares and immobilizations from you and grants immunity to them for 4 seconds. While active, taking direct damage reduces the cost of your next Roll Dodge by 10%, up to a maximum of 100%. This effect can stack up to once every half second.
3780

Mark Target
Expose an enemy's weaknesses to afflict them with Major Breach, reducing their Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance by 5948 for 20 seconds. When a marked enemy dies, you heal to full Health. You can only have one Mark Target active at a time.2700

Piercing Mark
Expose an enemy's weaknesses to afflict them with Major Breach, reducing their Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance by 5948 for 1 minute. You can detect marked enemies even if they use stealth or invisibility for 3 seconds. When a marked enemy dies, you heal to full Health. You can only have one Piercing Mark active at a time.2700

Reaper's Mark
Expose an enemy's weaknesses to afflict them with Major Breach, reducing their Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance by 5948 for 20 seconds. When a marked enemy dies, you heal to full Health, and you gain Major Berserk, increasing your damage done by 10% for 10 seconds. You can only have one Reaper's Mark active at a time.2700

Grim Focus
When Slotted on either bar, you focus with lethal intent, causing your Light and Heavy Attacks to generate a stack of Grim Focus, increasing your Weapon and Spell Damage by 60 up to 5 times.  Fully-charged Heavy Attacks grant two stacks. When at full stacks, you can consume them all to fire a spectral arrow to deal 4182 Magic Damage, and heal for 33% of the damage dealt if you are within melee range.
1890

Relentless Focus
When Slotted on either bar, you focus with lethal intent, causing your Light and Heavy Attacks to generate a stack of Relentless Focus, increasing your Weapon and Spell Damage by 80 up to 5 times.  Fully-charged Heavy Attacks grant two stacks. When at full stacks, you can consume them all to fire a spectral arrow to deal 4182 Disease Damage, and heal for 33% of the damage dealt if you are within melee range.1377

Merciless Resolve
When Slotted on either bar, you focus with lethal intent, causing your Light and Heavy Attacks to generate a stack of Merciless Resolve, increasing your Weapon and Spell Damage by 60 up to 5 times.  Fully-charged Heavy Attacks grant two stacks. When at full stacks, you can consume them all to fire a spectral arrow to deal 4752 Magic Damage, and heal for 50% of the damage dealt if you are within melee range.1890

Master Assassin
Increases your Physical and Spell Penetration against enemies you are flanking by 2974.
Increases the duration of the stun from Sneak by 100%.
Passive

Executioner
When an enemy dies within 2 seconds of being damaged by you, you restore 1000 Magicka or Stamina.Passive

Pressure Points
Increases your Weapon Critical and Spell Critical ratings by 438 for each Assassination ability slotted.Passive

Hemorrhage
WITH AN ASSASSINATION ABILITY SLOTTED
Increases your Critical Damage by 10%. Dealing Critical Damage grants you and your group Minor Savagery, increasing your Weapon Critical rating by 1314 for 20 seconds.
Passive

The above Skills will help you create Builds for Magicka based or Stamina based Nightblades in ESO! Some powerful Nightblade Builds you can use include:

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