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SKILL LINE

SOUL MAGIC

SOUL MAGIC

Category: World
Other skill lines in World : Excavation, Legerdemain, Scrying, Vampire and Werewolf

The Soul Magic skill-line is part of the "World" category in the Elder Scrolls Online. The Soul Magic skill-line has active skills that you can activate during combat and passive skills that are always active.

How do you unlock the Soul Magic skill-line?


The Soul Magic skill-line is already unlocked when you create your character. You can start using the base skill Soul Trap immediately, as it is already unlocked on the base level of the Soul Magic skill-line.

How do you level up the Soul Magic skill-line?


To level up the Soul Magic skill-line in the Elder Scrolls Online you have to complete missions in the Harborage from the Prophet (Main Story Quests). By successfully completing missions your Soul Magic skill-line will level up, you will also gain skill points for completing these quests.

You will reach the maximum level after defeating Molag Bal.

The damage numbers of the skills that you see below are used for comparison. The numbers are based on a naked level 50 character without any skills, passives, attributes and champion points allocated. Your damage numbers will change depending on what gear, skills, attributes, champion points, enchantments or buffs your character has.
Ultimate abilities
Icon Soul Strike Soul Strike
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Burn an enemy from the inside with soulfire, dealing 19482 Magic Damage over 5 seconds. While channeling this ability, you gain immunity to all disabling effects. Enemies affected by this ability are revealed for 3 seconds and may not enter stealth or invisibility.
arrow Icon Shatter Soul Shatter Soul
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Burn an enemy from the inside with soulfire, dealing 19488 Magic Damage over 5 seconds. Upon completion, the soulfire overflows and explodes from the enemy, dealing 3157 Magic Damage to all enemies near them. While channeling this ability, you gain immunity to all disabling effects. Enemies affected by this ability are revealed for 3 seconds and may not enter stealth or invisibility.

Upon completion, deals damage to all enemies near your target.
arrow Icon Soul Assault Soul Assault
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Burn an enemy from the inside with soulfire, dealing 26840 Magic Damage over 6 seconds. While channeling this ability, you gain immunity to all disabling effects. Enemies affected by this ability are revealed for 3 seconds and may not enter stealth or invisibility.

Increases the duration of the channel and number of ticks.
Active abilities
Icon Soul Trap Soul Trap
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Lay claim to an enemy's soul, dealing 3480 Magic Damage or 4578 Physical Damage over 10 seconds. The damage dealt is based on your highest offensive stats. Fills an empty Soul Gem if an affected enemy dies.
arrow Icon Consuming Trap Consuming Trap
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Lay claim to an enemy's soul, dealing 3480 Magic Damage or 4584 Physical Damage over 10 seconds. The damage dealt is based on your highest offensive stats. If an affected enemy dies, you fill an empty Soul Gem and heal for 3200. You also restore 2400 Magicka and 3820 Stamina. This portion of the ability scales off your Max Health, Magicka, and Stamina.

Also restore Health, Magicka, and Stamina if enemy dies while affected.
arrow Icon Soul Splitting Trap Soul Splitting Trap
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Lay claim to enemy souls, dealing 2316 Magic Damage or 3048 Physical Damage to the target and any other nearby enemies over 10 seconds. The damage dealt is based on your highest offensive stats. Fills an empty Soul Gem if an affected enemy dies.

Affects additional enemies near your initial target, but for less total damage. Reduces the cost as the ability ranks up.
Passive abilities
Icon Soul Shatter Soul Shatter
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When your Health drops below 20% your soul explodes, dealing 1600 Magic Damage to enemies within 8 meters of you. This effect can occur once every 2 minutes.
Icon Soul Summons Soul Summons
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Allows you to revive once every 1 hour without spending a Soul Gem.
Icon Soul Lock Soul Lock
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Killing an enemy with a Weapon ability has a 10% chance of automatically filling an empty Soul Gem.

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