Top 10 Tank Sets
The Top 10 Tank Sets in ESO! The Best Tank Sets for easier or harder group content in The Elder Scrolls Online! In this article you can find the most effective Armor Sets for the role of Tanking in the game! The Sets below are perfect for every Tank Build in ESO!
The post will focus on Armor Sets and where you can find them! For a full list of the Best Tank Sets, including Monster Sets and Mythic Items, you can take a look at my Best Tank Sets Guide! For the Best Tank Class in ESO you can take a look at my Best Tank Class Guide!
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What are the Best Tank Sets in ESO
Below you can find the best Armor Sets for the role of Tank in ESO! There are several more worthy Sets you can use with success but those are the 10 Armor Sets every Tank must have in ESO!
1. Claw of Yolnahkriin
Claw of Yolnahkriin is a powerful Tank Set for every type of content in ESO! The Set buffs your group with Minor Courage, increasing the Weapon and Spell damage of your group members! A great buff for your party that can boost your overall DPS.
It drops in the Sunspire Trial in Eslweyr, so you will need the Elsweyr DLC to farm it.
2. Ebon Armory
Ebon Armory is a must have Set for every Tank in the game! It boosts the Health of your entire group, allowing your Damage Dealers to focus on more offensive options. The extra Health will also help you survive strong attacks from Bosses.
A solid Tank Set that New and Veteran players can use with great success! It drops in the Crypts of Heart 1 and Crypts of Heart 2 Dungeons! Available with the base game, which makes it easier to get.
3. Turning Tide
Turning Tide is another great Tank Set that debuffs enemies with Vulnerability. This makes it easier to kill your targets. The set drops in the Shipwright’s Regret Dungeon, so the Ascending Tide DLC is necessary to farm it!
4. Roar of Alkosh
Roar of Alkosh remains a solid Set for Tanking. A Medium Set that deals damage and reduces the armor of your enemies. Since it is a Medium Set, it is better to use it as Weapons and Jewelry. It drops in the Maw of Lorkhaj Trial and the Thieves Guild DLC is required to farm it.
5. Akaviri Dragonguard
Easy to get and very effective! Akaviri Dragonguard reduces the cost of your Ultimate Abilities, allowing you to cast them more often! Especially good for Dragonknight Tank Builds, like Dragonborn!
The set drops in the Eastmarch zone as an Overland set and no DLC is necessary to farm it.
6. Drake’s Rush
Drake’s Rush grants you the Major Heroism buff when you bash an enemy. Since the set affects you and up to three more group members, it is a great option for 4-man Dungeon groups!
It drops in the Black Drake Villa Dungeon and the Flames of Ambition DLC is necessary to farm it.
7. Arkasis’s Genius
Arkasis’s Genius is another good Tank Set for 4-man Dungeon groups! It grants Ultimate to you and up to three more group members when you drink a potion! It drops in the Stone Garden Dungeon and you need the Stonethorn DLC to farm it.
8. Saxhleel Champion
Saxhleel Champion is a Trial Set that buffs your Group with Major Force when you use an Ultimate ability. A powerful Support set that can help every organized Dungeon or Trial group. The set drops in the Rockgrove Trial in Blackwood, so the Blackwood DLC is necessary to farm it.
9. Pearlescent Ward
Pearlescent Ward is another strong and flexible Trial Set you can use as a Tank. It boosts the Weapon and Spell Damage of your group, based on the number of alive group members and also increases the damage resistance from non-player enemies based on the number of dead group members!
You can farm the Set inside the Dreadsail Reef Trial in High Isle, so the High Isle DLC is required to get it.
10. Powerful Assault
Powerful Assault is another must have Set for Tanks in ESO! A Medium Armor Set that boosts the Weapon and Spell Damage of your group members when you use an Assault Line ability, like Razor Caltrops. Since it is a Medium Set, it is better to use it as Weapons and Jewelry. You can buy the Set in the Imperial City with Tel Var! The Imperial City DLC is necessary to access the area.
More Guides to Read
- Top 10 Stamina Sets for DPS
- Top 10 Magicka Sets for DPS
- Top 10 Monster Sets for DPS
- Top 10 Healer Sets
- Top 10 DPS Monster Sets
- Top 5 Tank Monster Sets
- Top 5 Healer Monster Sets
- Best Mythic Sets for DPS
- Best Mythic Sets for Tank
- Best Mythic Sets for Healer
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