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Dark Knight


Job Overview

Dark Knight


Available after completing Blade of Darkness. Dark Knights (DRK) are powerful damage dealers who have the capability to further their damage by using select Black Magic spells.
Dark Knights are melee damage dealers specializing in the use of Great Swords and Scythes. While they have a respectable rating in Elemental Magic, the bulk of their magic usage comes from casting Dark Magic spells.





Job Abilities

Level  Name
01  Blood Weapon
05  Arcane Circle
15  Last Resort
20  Weapon Bash
30  Souleater
75 (Merit)  Dark Seal
75 (Merit)  Diabolic Eye
78  Nether Void
87  Arcane Crest
95  Scarlet Delirium

Job Traits

Level  Name
10  Attack Bonus
15  Desperate Blows I
20  Resist Paralyze
25  Arcana Killer
30  Attack Bonus II
40  Resist Paralyze II
45  Occult Acumen
45  Stalwart Soul
50  Attack Bonus III
58  Occult Acumen II
60  Resist Paralyze III
60  Stalwart Soul II
70  Attack Bonus IV
71  Occult Acumen III
75  Resist Paralyze IV
75  Stalwart Soul III
75 (Merit)  Muted Soul
76  Attack Bonus V
84  Occult Acumen IV
85  Critical Attack Bonus
88  Tactical Parry
90  Stalwart Soul IV

Group 1 Merits

Level  Name
Merit  Souleater Recast
Merit  Arcane Circle Recast
Merit  Last Resort Recast
Merit  Last Resort Effect
Merit  Weapon Bash Recast

Group 2 Merits

Level  Name
Merit  Desperate Blows Effect

Spell List

Level  Spell
05  Stone
06  Poison
10  Drain
11  Water
15  Bio
17  Aero
20  Aspir
20  Bind
23  Fire
26  Poisonga
29  Blizzard
Level  Spell
30  Sleep
31  Absorb-MND
32  Tractor
33  Absorb-CHR
35  Thunder
35  Absorb-VIT
37  Stun
37  Absorb-AGI
39  Absorb-INT
40  Bio II
41  Absorb-DEX
Level  Spell
42  Stone II
43  Absorb-STR
45  Absorb-TP
46  Poison II
48  Water II
54  Aero II
56  Sleep II
60  Fire II
61  Absorb-ACC
62  Drain II
66  Blizzard II
Level  Spell
71  Dread Spikes
72  Thunder II
76  Stone III
78  Aspir II
80  Water III
84  Aero III
85  Endark
88  Fire III
91  Absorb-Attri
92  Blizzard III
95  Break


Combat Skill Ratings

 Skill Skill Ranking Cap at Level 1 Cap at Level 45 Cap at Level 90
 Scythe A+ 6 138 361
 Great Sword A- 6 138 354
 Axe B- 5 132 325
 Great Axe B- 5 132 325
 Sword B- 5 132 325
 Dagger C 5 128 310
 Club C- 5 128 305
 Marksmanship E 4 114 255
 Evasion C 5 128 310
 Parrying E 4 114 255


Magic Skill Ratings

 Skill Skill Ranking Cap at Level 1 Cap at Level 45 Cap at Level 90
 Dark Magic A- 6 138 354
 Elemental Magic B+ 5 132 341
 Enfeebling C 5 128 310
See Dark Knight Skill Caps for a by-level breakdown of Weapon Skill limits.

Artifact Equipment

To see a side by side comparison of Artifact/Relic sets visit Dark Knight Artifact/Relic Sets Comparison.
Artifact Set
Level Artifact
30  Chaos Torque
43  Raven Scythe
52  Chaos Sollerets
54  Chaos Gauntlets
56  Chaos Flanchard
58  Chaos Cuirass
60  Chaos Burgeonet
Artifact Set +1
Level Artifact
74  Chaos Sollerets +1
74  Chaos Gauntlets +1
74  Chaos Flanchard +1
74  Chaos Cuirass +1
74  Chaos Burgeonet +1
Relic Set
Level Relic
70  Abyss Cape
71  Abyss Sollerets
72  Abyss Gauntlets
73  Abyss Flanchard
74  Abyss Cuirass
75  Abyss Burgeonet


Relic Set +1
Level Relic
75  Abyss Sollerets +1
75  Abyss Gauntlets +1
75  Abyss Flanchard +1
75  Abyss Cuirass +1
75  Abyss Burgeonet +1
Relic/Mythic/Empyrean Weapons
Level Weapon
75  Apocalypse (Relic)
 Ragnarok (Relic)
 Liberator (Mythic)
85  Redemption (Empyrean)
 Caladbolg (Empyrean)
Empyrean Set (+1, +2)
Level Empyrean
80  Bale Belt
81  Bale Sollerets / +1 / +2
83  Bale Flanchard / +1 / +2
84  Bale Choker
85  Bale Burgeonet / +1 / +2
87  Bale Gauntlets / +1 / +2
89  Bale Cuirass / +1 / +2
90  Bale Earring

Dark Knight Guides


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