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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 Perks[edit]

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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Ultimate Abilities[edit]

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 permanently fight by your side. The grizzly swipes at an enemy, dealing [1903 / 1925 / 1945 / 1966] Magic Damage, and sometimes swipes all enemies in front of it, dealing [7613 / 7697 / 7779 / 7864] 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 [8610 / 8704 / 8799 / 8894] 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 permanently fight by your side. The grizzly swipes an enemy, dealing [1967 / 1988 / 2009 / 2031] Magic Damage, and sometimes swipes all enemies in front of it, dealing [7864 / 7949 / 8036 / 8122] 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 [8895 / 8991 / 9090 / 9187] Magic Damage. Deals 100% more damage to enemies below 25% Health. Once every minute, the grizzly respawns when killed.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Wild Guardian.png Wild Guardian Increases the damage and converts it into Physical Damage.
Rouse a grizzly to permanently fight by your side. The grizzly swipes at an enemy, dealing [2062 / 2084 / 2108 / 2130] Physical Damage, and sometimes swipes all enemies in front of it, dealing [8256 / 8348 / 8438 / 8528] 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 [9337 / 9439 / 9541 / 9644] Physical Damage. Deals 100% more damage to enemies below 25% Health.

Active Abilities[edit]

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 2430 Magicka
Command a cliff racer to dive bomb an enemy, dealing [6148 / 6215 / 6283 / 6349] Magic Damage.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Cutting Dive.png Cutting Dive Converts into a Stamina ability that deals Physical Damage, and reduces the cost.
Cost: 1823 Stamina.
Command a cliff racer to dive bomb an enemy, dealing [6351 / 6420 / 6489 / 6561] Physical Damage.
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 [6352 / 6421 / 6491 / 6562] Magic Damage. 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 [8301 / 8392 / 8482 / 8573] 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 [8577 / 8670 / 8764 / 8860] 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 [8579 / 8672 / 8767 / 8861] 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 2700 Magicka
Unleash a swarm of fetcherflies to relentlessly attack an enemy, dealing [15365 / 15535 / 15698 / 15868] Magic Damage over 10 seconds.
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 [15868 / 16032 / 16213 / 16391] Magic Damage over 10 seconds. Every second cast of this ability deals 50% increased damage.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Growing Swarm.png Growing Swarm Spreads to nearby enemies when it ends.
Area: 10 meters.
Unleash a swarm of fetcherflies to relentlessly attack an enemy, dealing [15868 / 16032 / 16213 / 16391] Magic Damage over 10 seconds. When this ability ends, the fetcherflies infect new targets near the enemy.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Betty Netch.png Betty Netch 30 Instant Self 24 seconds free
Duration: [21 / 22 / 23 / 24] seconds.
Call a betty netch to your side, which restores 4224 Magicka to you over [21 / 22 / 23 / 24] seconds and grants you Major Sorcery, increasing your Spell Damage by 20%.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Blue Betty.png Blue Betty The netch removes a negative effect from you.
Duration: [24 / 25 / 26 / 27] seconds.
Call a betty netch to your side, which restores 4800 Magicka to you over [24 / 25 / 26 / 27] seconds and grants you Major Sorcery, increasing your Spell Damage by 20%. When the netch is summoned, it removes 1 negative effect from you.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Bull Netch.png Bull Netch The netch restores Stamina instead of Magicka, and also grants Major Brutality.
Cost: free, Duration: [24 / 25 / 26 / 27] seconds.
Call a bull netch to your side, which restores 4800 Stamina to you over [24 / 25 / 26 / 27] seconds and grants you Major Sorcery and Major Brutality, increasing your Spell and Weapon Damage by 20%.
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 damage done by 8%.

Passive Abilities[edit]

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 When one of your animal companions is killed or unsummoned, you're restored 630 Health.
18 2 When one of your animal companions is killed or unsummoned, you're restored 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.