As long as you stay on top of your streaks and dark conversions, sustain will never be an issue, and, as is the case for the weaker classes in every patch, the best defense is kiting and fast-paced offense. If running in a group?

Her fingernails are painted dark red. In my opinion this 61 increase in cost is a good trade-off for some extra magicka recovery. Save lives and counter negate.

Matriarch heal is incredibly strong, as strong as the best Templar breath of life I have seen pet heals crit for as much as 16k in CP, and 9k in no CP. On top of this it will also grant us Minor Heroism for 9 seconds, granting us 1 Ultimate every 1.