Best Tank Class (Jan 2021) | Elder Scrolls Online | Markarth

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Dragonknight

  • Sustain​
  • Self healing​
  • Crowd control​
  • Mitigation​
  • Group utility​ + unique group buffs
  • Igneous shield
  • Expensive abilities​
  • Stone Giant drops block​
  • Group buffs can be hard to maintain especially for beginners
  • Stone Giant/Stagger​
  • Engulfing Flames​
  • Noxious Breath​ AoE Breach
  • Minor Brutality​
  • Igneous Weapons (Major Sorcery/Brutality)​
  • Igneous Shield
  • Stamina Groups for Minor Brutality​
  • Top Tier/Score Pushing for Stagger​
  • Beginner Groups for sustaining

Necromancer

  • Group utility​
  • AoE debuffing​
  • Useful even with other Necros in group​
  • Mitigation​
  • Self synergy​
  • Ultigen
  • Good at maintaining Brittle and EC
  • Difficult Stamina sustain​
  • Situational self healing​
  • Crowd control​
  • Higher skill level required to be effective
  • Major Vulnerability​
  • Empower​
  • Minor Vulnerability​
  • Minor Protection​
  • Group Synergies​
  • AoE Major Breach
  • Any group​
  • Any Trial group with no Necro support or less than 3 Necros

Nightblade

  • Good damage mitigation​
  • Extra bar space​
  • Good sustain for experienced players​
  • AoE debuffing
  • Difficult sustain for Beginners​
  • No burst heal​
  • Crowd control​
  • Lack of group buffs​
  • Easily replaceable
  • AoE Minor Vulnerability​
  • Minor Savagery​
  • AoE Minor Maim​
  • Ranged Major Breach​
  • Group Major Expedition
  • Stamina Groups with no other Nightblades​
  • If you are an Experienced Tank

Sorcerer

  • Great self heal​ and almost free access to Major Vitality
  • Magicka panic button​ that boosts you to block mitigation cap
  • Good sustain​
  • Magicka group buffs​
  • Important Stamina penetration buff
  • Replaceable​
  • Crowd Control​
  • Dark Deal Drops Block
  • Minor Prophecy​
  • Minor Intellect​
  • 1000 Penetration
  • Group Synergy
  • Magicka groups with no other Sorcerer​
  • High damage situations​
  • Difficult sustain situations

Templar

  • Good Health based Magicka shield skill​
  • Decent group utility​
  • Built in Minor Protection
  • Good healing over time
  • Easy to use sets like SPC and Symphony
  • Replaceable​
  • No burst healing​
  • Crowd control​
  • Stamina sustain​
  • Minor Sorcery​
  • Ranged Minor Breach​
  • AoE MagickaSteal​
  • Group Purge/Synergy
  • Magicka Groups with no other Templar

Warden

  • Strong self healing + group heal​
  • Huge projectile damage shield
  • Group survival support​
  • Good sustain​
  • Good in all groups​
  • Crowd control
  • Great at maintaining Brittle
  • Replaceable​
  • Minor Toughness requires a group heal every 20s to maintain​​
  • Bar space for all buffs and utility skills
  • Minor Vulnerability​
  • Major Resolve​
  • Minor Toughness​
  • Minor Intellect & Endurance​
  • Polar Wind/Heal​
  • Off Balance​
  • AoE Breach​
  • Group Synergy
  • Minor Brittle
  • Any groups with no other Warden support​
  • Cloudrest​ and anywhere that has high projectile damage
  • Possible to Tank anything using a Warden