ESO Race Spotlight: Dark Elf

ESO Dark Elf Character
March 25, 2022

Dark Elves As An ESO Race Option

Dark Elves, also known as Dunmer,  are part of the Ebonheart Pact faction in The Elder Scrolls Online.  This faction was created by a pack between the Dark Elf, Nord, and Argonian races.  The symbol Ebonheart Pact is a dragon.  The colors of the Pact are red and black.

Lore says that despite the three races hate for each other, the alliance was formed by necessity as they recognized the threat from unified enemies.  Players selecting this faction will begin in Bleakrock Isle after their escape from Coldharbour.

Dark Elf Race Guide Now Available

This information and MORE can be found on the Dark Elf race guide.  In fact, you can learn about ALL races found in The Elder Scrolls Online with this guide.

In-Game Race Description And Passives

Within the game, Dark Elves are described as: The racial skills of the Dark Elves reflect their intellect and agility, giving them bonuses in dual-wielding, flame and lava resistance, weapon and spell damage, and base magicka and stamina. These bonuses allow them to adapt to anything.

Dark Elf Ashlander Passive Icon

Ashlander

This passive is unlocated at the player level of 1.  It increases experience gain with the Dual Wield skill line by 15% and reduces damage taken from environmental lava by 50%.

Dark Elf Dynamic Passive Icon

Dynamic

Activated and upgraded with skills points, this passive provides the following benefits:

  • Level 5 – increases Max Magicka and Max Stamina by 600
  • Level 15 – increases Max Magicka and Max Stamina by 1200
  • Level 30 – increases Max Magicka and Max Stamina by 1910
Dark Elf Resist Flame Passive Icon

Resist Flame

Activated and upgraded with skills points, this passive provides the following benefits:

  • Level 10 – increases Flame Resistance by 1540
  • Level 20 – increases Flame Resistance by 3080
  • Level 40 – increases Flame Resistance by 4620
Dark Elf Ruination Passive Icon

Ruination

Activated and upgraded with skills points, this passive provides the following benefits:

  • Level 25 – increases Weapon and Spell Damage by 86
  • Level 35 – increases Weapon and Spell Damage by 127
  • Level 50 – increases Weapon and Spell Damage by 258

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