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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 [1764 / 1817 / 1869 / 1922] Magic Damage, and sometimes swipes all enemies in front of it, dealing [7102 / 7315 / 7529 / 7742] 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 [8525 / 8780 / 9036 / 9292] 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 [1923 / 1981 / 2039 / 2096] Magic Damage, and sometimes swipes all enemies in front of it, dealing [7742 / 7974 / 8206 / 8437] 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 [9290 / 9568 / 9845 / 10126] 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 [1923 / 1981 / 2039 / 2096] Physical Damage, and sometimes swipes all enemies in front of it, dealing [7742 / 7974 / 8206 / 8437] 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 [9757 / 10051 / 10343 / 10636] 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 2431 Magicka
Command a cliff racer to dive bomb an enemy, dealing [6149 / 6217 / 6284 / 6353] 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: 1859 Stamina.
Command a cliff racer to dive bomb an enemy, dealing [6351 / 6421 / 6491 / 6563] 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 [6350 / 6419 / 6489 / 6560] 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 2431 Magicka
Stir a group of shalk that attack after 3 seconds, dealing [8301 / 8393 / 8483 / 8575] 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: 2067 Stamina.
Stir a group of shalk that attack after 3 seconds, dealing [8577 / 8670 / 8765 / 8859] Poison Damage to enemies in front of you. Enemies damaged are afflicted with Major Fracture, reducing their Physical Resistance by 5280 for 5 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 [8577 / 8670 / 8766 / 8860] Magic Damage to enemies in front of you. Enemies damaged are afflicted with Major Breach, reducing their Spell Resistance by 5280 for 5 seconds.
ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Swarm.png Swarm 20 Instant Enemy 28 meters 2431 Magicka
Unleash a swarm of fetcherflies to relentlessly attack an enemy, dealing [12181 / 12322 / 12455 / 12588] 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 [12579 / 12718 / 12856 / 12999] 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 [12579 / 12718 / 12856 / 12999] Magic Damage over 10 seconds. When this ability ends, the fetcherflies infect up to 6 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 10 seconds 3511 Magicka
Cost: [3781 / 3691 / 3601 / 3511] Magicka.
Invoke the spirit of agility to gain Major Expedition for 4 seconds and Major Endurance for 10 seconds, increasing your Movement Speed by 30% and Stamina Recovery by 20%.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Animal Companions-Deceptive Predator.png Deceptive Predator Grants Minor Evasion.
Cost: [3511 / 3421 / 3331 / 3241] Magicka.
Invoke the spirit of agility to gain Major Expedition for 4 seconds and Major Endurance for 10 seconds, increasing your Movement Speed by 30% and Stamina Recovery by 20%. 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: [3511 / 3421 / 3331 / 3241] Magicka.
Invoke the spirit of agility to gain Major Expedition 4 seconds and Major Endurance for 10 seconds, increasing your Movement Speed by 30% and Stamina Recovery by 20%. 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-Advanced Species.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-Advanced Species.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-Advanced Species.png Advanced Species 39 1 Increases your damage done by 1% for each Animal Companion ability slotted.
50 2 Increases your damage done by 3% for each Animal Companion ability slotted.