In The Elder Scrolls Online, you can choose between seven powerful Classes, each with three unique Skill Lines that allow you to play your way.
Transformed by Apocrypha
Empowered by Oblivion, Arcanists utilize eldritch energies from Hermaeus Mora’s realm of Apocrypha to support their allies and obliterate their foes.
Master forbidden knowledge and manipulate arcane energies, ancient runes, and lost tomes as the Arcanist. Draw power not intended for mortal use and weave destructive, restorative, or defensive magics that are further empowered by the unique Crux system. Available with the Necrom Chapter.
As an Arcanist, knowledge is the key to power beyond understanding.
Blast your foes with rays of eldritch energy or ichor-infused tentacles. Unleash the power of Apocrypha from your Arcanist tome and call forth the eye of Hermaeus Mora himself.
Summon words of power to heal your allies or effortlessly travel between worlds on the battlefield. Bring a shard of Oblivion itself into reality and share its restoring light.
Enrage your enemies with water from the Apocryphal seas and protect yourself with arcane runes. Summon a tentacled shield to absorb any attack and redirect its power.
Power of the Undead
Masters of death, Necromancers can call upon corpses to serve as undead thralls and weave ghastly spells to both harm and heal.
All of Tamriel’s dead are a resource for you to manipulate and exploit, as nothing is forbidden for those who seek to master the dark arts. The Necromancer Class brings a unique style of play to The Elder Scrolls Online, allowing you to summon the undead and make use of corpses to overwhelm your enemies and empower your attacks. Available with the Elsweyr Chapter or Necromancer Class upgrade in the Crown Store.
When playing as a Necromancer, death itself is a weapon.
Imbue the dead with frost, fire, and lightning to bring ruin upon your enemies. Raise the relentless undead and allow your fallen enemies to intensify your unyielding assault.
Bend and break the dead to your will and use their remains to create impenetrable barriers and extend your own life. Control the battlefield with the bones of the departed.
Draw from the power of life and death to replenish and restore your allies. Resurrect your defeated comrades and keep them in the fight.
Master of the Wilds
Wardens are defenders of the Green, master storytellers whose nature tales become magical reality.
Manipulate the wilds and summon powerful beasts with the Warden, a versatile Class that draws from the power of nature itself. When playing a Warden character, you can unleash the fury of the wilds upon unsuspecting intruders, wrap your allies in the healing power of the Green, and encase yourself in impenetrable, protective frost. Available with the Morrowind Chapter or Warden Class upgrade in the Crown Store.
As a Warden, Tamriel's beasts and wilds are yours to command.
Call forth beasts to strike your enemies and empower your attacks, including shrieking cliff racers, monstrous bears, and swarms of stinging fetcherflies.
Maintain balance on the battlefield by drawing from nature to shroud your allies in soothing vines, sprout healing flowers from the earth, and even summon an enchanted forest.
Wield powerful frost magic spells to bolster your defenses and enfeeble your enemies, hindering them in withering, unrelenting cold.
Raging Fire Unleashed
Skillful masters-at-arms, Dragonknights use the ancient Akaviri martial arts tradition of battle-spirit and wield fearsome magic.
Burn your foes in cleansing flame and withstand almost any assault with the Dragonknight, a fiery, unrelenting Class that thrives in the heart of battle. The Dragonknight Class allows you to win the war of attrition with abilities that draw power from both the earth and the beasts of myth while overpowering your foes with ferocious Fire spells. Available with The Elder Scrolls Online base game.
With the Dragonknight, you bring ruin in the form of molten metal and fire.
Unleash your fury with relentless Fire and Poison abilities that deal devastating damage over time and intensify your attacks.
Harness the power of the ancient Dragons to strengthen your defenses, surround yourself in protective scales, and leap into battle with unstoppable ferocity.
Draw from the power of the earth to empower your and your allies, stun your foes, and encase yourself in damaging molten lava.
Conjurer of the Arcane
Sorcerers can use conjuration and destruction spells to hurl lightning bolts, wield dark magic to snare and stun, and summon Daedric combat followers from Oblivion.
The horrors of Oblivion and the power of lightning itself are yours to command with the Sorcerer Class. As a Sorcerer, unlimited power is at your fingertips, allowing you to call powerful lightning strikes from above, support your allies, suppress your enemies, or overwhelm your foes with Daedric monsters. Available with The Elder Scrolls Online base game.
When wielding the full strength of the Sorcerer Class, all will fear your power.
Summon terrors from the realm of Oblivion to assault your enemies, and conjure potent armor and shields to keep yourself and your minions in the fight.
Support your allies and suppress your enemies with insidious-but-powerful abilities that can immobilize, silence, and even dispel your foes' own magical effects.
Hurl lightning strikes to deal massive shock damage, thunder across the battlefield, and wreak havoc upon your foes from afar.
Knife in the Dark
Relying variously on stealth, blades, and speed, Nightblades thrive on conflict and misfortune, trusting to their luck and cunning to survive.
Attack from the shadows, drain your foes' health, and vanish into the void with the Nightblade Class. The shadows truly are your greatest weapon as you wield abilities that deal devastating damage at any range and siphon your victim's lifeforce to your allies. Available with The Elder Scrolls Online base game.
As a Nightblade, all of Tamriel fears your deadly unseen strike.
Strike with terrible lethality and leave your foes debilitated or worse with abilities that deal massive damage and weaken them for the final blow.
Embrace the shadows to find the perfect moment to strike or slip away without notice. Terrify your enemies with fearsome spirits and relentless shades.
Weaken your foes and grant them a slow death with lethal abilities that drain the enemy of their life while also healing you and your allies.
Lighting the Way
Templars call upon the powers of light and the burning sun to deal massive damage to their enemies while restoring health, magicka, and stamina to their allies.
Seeking darkness whether it might be found, the Templar is a beacon to their allies and a blinding threat to their foes. As a Templar, you must bring justice to Tamriel in the form of cleansing light. Call forth the limitless power of the sun to obliterate your enemies and restore yourself and your allies in radiant light. Available with The Elder Scrolls Online base game.
When playing a Templar, you'll always light the way.
Bring holy vengeance with relentless, powerful weapons formed of hard light that can deal magic damage, stun your enemies, and support your allies.
Unleash the unyielding power of the sun to bathe your enemies in flame and deal massive damage. Empower your attacks and weaken your foes in radiant heat.
Restore and protect your allies with the power of the Aedra's sacred light. Consecrate the ground and turn the tide of battle with spells that cleanse and protect your team from attack.