Dark Knight/Endwalker/Actions

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Action Acquired Type Cast Recast MP Range
Radius
Effect
Hard Slash Icon.png
Hard Slash
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 1 Weaponskill Instant 2.5s 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 210.
Syphon Strike Icon.png
Syphon Strike
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 2 Weaponskill Instant 2.5s 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 110.
Combo Action: Hard Slash
Combo Potency: 300

Combo Bonus: Restores MP

Unleash Icon.png
Unleash
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 6 Spell Instant 2.5s 0y
5y
Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 120 to all nearby enemies.
Grit Icon.png
Grit
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 10 Ability Instant 10s 0y
0y
Significantly increases enmity generation.

Effect ends upon reuse.

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Unmend
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 15 Spell Instant 2.5s 20y
0y
Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 150.

Additional Effect: Increased enmity

Souleater Icon.png
Souleater
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 26 Weaponskill Instant 2.5s 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 110.
Combo Action: Syphon Strike
Combo Potency: 330
Combo Bonus: Restores own HP
Cure Potency: 300

Combo Bonus: Increases Blood Gauge by 20

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Flood of Darkness
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 30 Ability Instant 2s 3000 10y
10y
Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 250 to all enemies in a straight line before you.
Additional Effect: Grants Darkside, increasing damage dealt by 10%
Duration: 30s
Extends Darkside duration by 30s to a maximum of 60s.

Shares a recast timer with Edge of Darkness.

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Blood Weapon
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 35 Ability Instant 60s 0y
0y
Increases Blood Gauge by 10 and restores MP upon landing weaponskills or spells.
Effect does not stack when hitting multiple targets with a single attack.
Duration: 10s
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Shadow Wall
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 38 Ability Instant 120s 0y
0y
Reduces damage taken by 30%.
Duration: 15s
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Edge of Darkness
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 40 Ability Instant 2s 3000 3y
0y
Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 350.
Additional Effect: Grants Darkside, increasing damage dealt by 10%
Duration: 30s
Extends Darkside duration by 30s to a maximum of 60s.

Shares a recast timer with Flood of Darkness.

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Dark Mind
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 45 Ability Instant 60s 0y
0y
Reduces magic vulnerability by 20%.
Duration: 10s
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Living Dead
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 50 Ability Instant 300s 0y
0y
Grants the effect of Living Dead. When HP is reduced to 0 while under the effect of Living Dead, instead of becoming KO'd, your status will change to Walking Dead.
Living Dead Duration: 10s
While under the effect of Walking Dead, most attacks will not lower your HP below 1. If, before the Walking Dead timer runs out, HP is 100% restored, the effect will fade. If 100% is not restored, you will be KO'd.
Walking Dead Duration: 10s
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Salted Earth
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 52 Ability Instant 90s 0y
5y
Creates a patch of salted earth at your feet, dealing unaspected damage with a potency of 50 to any enemies who enter.
Duration: 15s

※Action changes to Salt and Darkness upon execution.

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Plunge
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 54 Ability Instant 30s 20y
0y
Delivers a jumping attack with a potency of 150.
Maximum Charges: 2

Cannot be executed while bound.

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Abyssal Drain
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 56 Ability Instant 60s 20y
5y
Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 150 to target and all enemies nearby it.
Additional Effect: Restores own HP
Cure Potency: 200
Carve and Spit Icon.png
Carve and Spit
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 60 Ability Instant 60s 3y
0y
Delivers a threefold attack with a potency of 360.

Additional Effect: Restores MP

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Bloodspiller
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 62 Weaponskill Instant 2.5s 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 500.

Blood Gauge Cost: 50

Quietus Icon.png
Quietus
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 64 Weaponskill Instant 2.5s 0y
5y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 200 to all nearby enemies.

Blood Gauge Cost: 50

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Delirium
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 68 Ability Instant 60s 0y
0y
Grants 3 stacks of Delirium, each stack allowing the execution of Quietus or Bloodspiller, restoring MP when landing either weaponskill.
Duration: 30s
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The Blackest Night
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 70 Ability Instant 15s 3000 30y
0y
Creates a barrier around target that absorbs damage totaling 25% of target's maximum HP.
Duration: 7s

Grants Dark Arts when barrier is completely absorbed.

Dark Arts Effect: Consume Dark Arts instead of MP to execute Edge of Shadow or Flood of Shadow
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Stalwart Soul
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 72 Spell Instant 2.5s 0y
5y
Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 100 to all nearby enemies.
Combo Action: Unleash
Combo Potency: 140
Combo Bonus: Restores MP
Combo Bonus: Increases Blood Gauge by 20
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Flood of Shadow
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 74 Ability Instant 2s 3000 10y
10y
Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 160 to all enemies in a straight line before you.
Additional Effect: Grants Darkside, increasing damage dealt by 10%
Duration: 30s
Extends Darkside duration by 30s to a maximum of 60s.

Shares a recast timer with Edge of Shadow.

Edge of Shadow Icon.png
Edge of Shadow
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 74 Ability Instant 2s 3000 3y
0y
Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 400.
Additional Effect: Grants Darkside, increasing damage dealt by 10%
Duration: 30s
Extends Darkside duration by 30s to a maximum of 60s.

Shares a recast timer with Flood of Shadow.

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Dark Missionary
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 76 Ability Instant 90s 0y
15y
Reduces magic damage taken by self and nearby party members by 10%.
Duration: 15s
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Living Shadow
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 80 Ability Instant 120s 0y
0y
Conjure a simulacrum of your darkside to fight alongside you.
Simulacrum Attack Potency: 300
Duration: 24s
Blood Gauge Cost: 50

Additional Effect: Simulacrum is able to execute Shadowbringer, delivering an attack to all enemies in a straight line before it with a potency of 450 for the first enemy, and 25% less for all remaining enemies.

Oblation Icon.png
Oblation
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 82 Ability Instant 60s 30y
0y
Reduces damage taken by a party member or self by 10%.
Duration: 10s
Maximum Charges: 2
Salt and Darkness Icon.png
Salt and Darkness
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 86 Ability Instant 15s 0y
0y
All enemies standing in the corrupted patch of Salted Earth take additional unaspected damage with a potency of 500.

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.

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Shadowbringer
Dark Knight Icon 3.png Lv. 90 Ability Instant 60s 10y
10y
Deals unaspected damage to all enemies in a straight line before you with a potency of 600 for the first enemy, and 50% less for all remaining enemies.
Maximum Charges: 2

Can only be executed while under the effect of Darkside.