Online: Animal Companions

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Animal Companion is one of three class skill lines available to Wardens. Abilities in this line focus on dealing damage.

Skill PerksEdit

The Animal Companions skill line is immediately available to all Wardens, and is leveled up by earning experience while Animal Companions skills are slotted. Skills include: Notes

  • The numbers displayed here are the base values for the skills. Magicka/Stamina Cost is based on a character of Level 50 Champion Points160. Damage values are based on Max Magicka/Stamina 7958, Max Health 8744, and Weapon/Spell Damage 1037. The actual numbers you see in the game may depend on a variety of factors, including skill line rank, your equipped weapons and armor, other skills, enchantments, etc. As such, they should only be used as a comparative reference.
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Skills with this icon may need to be updated following changes in Update 26.

Ultimate AbilitiesEdit

These abilities must be activated manually, for a cost of Ultimate.

Name Line Rank Cast Time Target Range Radius Duration Cost
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Feral Guardian.png Feral Guardian 12 2.5 seconds Self Free
Rouse a grizzly to fight by your side. The grizzly swipes at an enemy, dealing [929 / 940 / 950 / 959] Magic Damage, and sometimes swipes all enemies in front of it, dealing [3716 / 3756 / 3797 / 3839] Magic Damage and stunning them for 2 seconds. Once summoned you can activate Guardian's Wrath for 75 Ultimate, causing the grizzly to maul an enemy for [4201 / 4245 / 4292 / 4339] Magic Damage. Deals 100% more damage to enemies below 25% Health.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Eternal Guardian.png Eternal Guardian The grizzly instantly respawns when it dies.
Rouse a grizzly to fight by your side. The grizzly swipes an enemy, dealing [962 / 969 / 981 / 991] Magic Damage, and sometimes swipes all enemies in front of it, dealing [3842 / 3883 / 3928 / 3968] Magic Damage and stunning them for 2 seconds. Once summoned you can activate Guardian's Wrath for 75 Ultimate, causing the grizzly to maul an enemy for [4337 / 4384 / 4433 / 4482] Magic Damage. Deals 100% more damage to enemies below 25% Health. The grizzly respawns when killed, once per minute.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Wild Guardian.png Wild Guardian Increases the damage and converts it into Physical Damage.
Rouse a grizzly to fight by your side. The grizzly swipes at an enemy, dealing [1005 / 1017 / 1029 / 1039] Physical Damage, and sometimes swipes all enemies in front of it, dealing [4027 / 4074 / 4118 / 4160] Physical Damage and stunning them for 2 seconds. Once summoned you can activate Guardian's Savagery for 75 Ultimate, causing the grizzly to maul an enemy for [4554 / 4604 / 4652 / 4704] Physical Damage. Deals 100% more damage to enemies below 25% Health.

Active AbilitiesEdit

These abilities must be activated manually, for a cost.

Name Line Rank Cast Time Target Range Radius Duration Cost
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Dive.png Dive 1 Instant Enemy 28 meters 2700 Magicka
Command a cliff racer to dive bomb an enemy, dealing [2698 / 2726 / 2756 / 2784] Magic Damage. If you are more than 7 meters away from the target, you set them Off Balance for 7 seconds.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Cutting Dive.png Cutting Dive Converts into a Stamina ability that deals Physical Damage. If the enemy is already Off Balance, the attack causes them to bleed over time.
Cost: 2295 Stamina.
Command a cliff racer to dive bomb an enemy, dealing 2791 Physical Damage. If you are more than 7 meters away from the target, you set them Off Balance for 7 seconds. If the enemy is already Off Balance, the cliff racer rips through them, causing them to bleed for [2796 / 2840 / 2872 / 2900] Physical Damage over 7 seconds. This effect can stack.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Screaming Cliff Racer.png Screaming Cliff Racer Deals more damage based on how far away the enemy is.
Command a cliff racer to dive bomb an enemy, dealing [2789 / 2817 / 2851 / 2878] Magic Damage. If you are more than 7 meters away from the target, you set them Off Balance for 7 seconds. Deals up to 15% more damage based on how far away the enemy is.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Scorch.png Scorch 4 Instant Area 20 meters 3 seconds 2430 Magicka
Stir a group of shalk that attack after 3 seconds, dealing [4054 / 4098 / 4139 / 4188] Magic Damage to enemies in front of you.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Subterranean Assault.png Subterranean Assault Converts to a Stamina ability and deals Poison Damage. Reduces enemy Physical Resistance.
Cost: 2066 Stamina.
Stir a group of shalk that attack after 3 seconds, dealing [4185 / 4227 / 4273 / 4320] Poison Damage to enemies in front of you. Enemies damaged are afflicted with Major Fracture, reducing their Physical Resistance by 5280 for 6 seconds.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Deep Fissure.png Deep Fissure Reduces enemy Spell Resistance.
Stir a group of shalk that attack after 3 seconds, dealing [4188 / 4231 / 4277 / 4324] Magic Damage to enemies in front of you. Enemies damaged are afflicted with Major Breach, reducing their Spell Resistance by 5280 for 6 seconds.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Swarm.png Swarm 20 Instant Enemy 28 meters 10 seconds 2970 Magicka
Unleash a swarm of fetcherflies to relentlessly attack an enemy, dealing [4525 / 4578 / 4634 / 4667] Magic Damage over 10 seconds. The fetcherflies rip through the enemy's flesh, afflicting them with Minor Vulnerability for the duration, increasing their damage taken by 8%.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Fetcher Infection.png Fetcher Infection Every second cast deals increased damage.
Unleash a swarm of fetcherflies to relentlessly attack an enemy, dealing [4653 / 4689 / 4742 / 4803] Magic Damage over 10 seconds. Every second cast of this ability deals 50% increased damage. The fetcherflies rip through the enemy's flesh, afflicting them with Minor Vulnerability for the duration, increasing their damage taken by 8%.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Growing Swarm.png Growing Swarm Converts into a Stamina ability that deals bleed damage. Deals additional damage to nearby enemies of the affected target.
Cost: 2525 Stamina, Area: 5 meters.
Unleash a swarm of fetcherflies to relentlessly attack an enemy, causing them to bleed for [4635 / 4688 / 4740 / 4795] Physical Damage over 10 seconds. The fetcherflies rip through the original enemy's flesh, afflicting them with Minor Vulnerability for the duration, increasing their damage taken by 8%. Enemies near the carrier take [513 / 519 / 525 / 531] Physical Damage every 2 seconds for the duration.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Betty Netch.png Betty Netch 30 Instant Self 22 seconds Free
Duration: [19 / 20 / 21 / 22] seconds.
Call a betty netch to your side, which grants you Major Brutality and Sorcery, increasing your Weapon and Spell Damage by 20% for [19 / 20 / 21 / 22] seconds. Every 5 seconds, the netch removes 1 negative effect from you.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Blue Betty.png Blue Betty Restores Magicka every second while active.
Duration: [22 / 23 / 24 / 25] seconds.
Call a betty netch to your side, which restores 4416 Magicka to you over [22 / 23 / 24 / 25] seconds and grants you Major Brutality and Sorcery, increasing your Weapon and Spell Damage by 20%. Every 5 seconds, the netch removes 1 negative effect from you.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Bull Netch.png Bull Netch Restores Stamina every second while active.
Cost: Free, Duration: [22 / 23 / 24 / 25] seconds.
Call a bull netch to your side, which restores 4416 Stamina to you over [22 / 23 / 24 / 25] seconds and grants you Major Brutality and Sorcery, increasing your Weapon and Spell Damage by 20%. Every 5 seconds, the netch removes 1 negative effect from you.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Falcon's Swiftness.png Falcon's Swiftness 42 Instant Self 6 seconds 3240 Magicka
Cost: [3510 / 3420 / 3330 / 3240] Magicka.
Invoke the spirit of agility to gain Major Expedition for 6 seconds, increasing your Movement Speed by 30%.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Deceptive Predator.png Deceptive Predator Grants Minor Evasion.
Cost: [2970 / 2880 / 2790 / 2700] Magicka.
Invoke the spirit of agility to gain Major Expedition for 6 seconds, increasing your Movement Speed by 30%. While slotted gain Minor Evasion, reducing damage from area attacks by 10%.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Bird of Prey.png Bird of Prey Grants Minor Berserk.
Cost: [2970 / 2880 / 2790 / 2700] Magicka.
Invoke the spirit of agility to gain Major Expedition 6 seconds, increasing your Movement Speed by 30%. While slotted gain Minor Berserk, increasing your damage done by 8%.

Passive AbilitiesEdit

Passive abilities are active all the time.

Name Line Rank Skill Rank Description
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Bond With Nature.png Bond With Nature 8 1 Anytime one of your Animal Companion skills end, you are healed for 630 Health.
18 2 Anytime one of your Animal Companion skills end, you are healed for 1260 Health.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Savage Beast.png Savage Beast 14 1 When you cast an Animal Companions ability while you are in combat, you generate 2 Ultimate. This effect can occur once every 8 seconds.
27 2 When you cast an Animal Companions ability while you are in combat, you generate 4 Ultimate. This effect can occur once every 8 seconds.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Bond With Nature.png Flourish 22 1 Increases your Magicka and Stamina recovery by 6% if an Animal Companion ability is slotted.
36 2 Increases your Magicka and Stamina recovery by 12% if an Animal Companion ability is slotted.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Bond With Nature.png Advanced Species 39 1 Increases your damage done by 1% for each Animal Companion ability slotted.
50 2 Increases your damage done by 2% for each Animal Companion ability slotted.