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Dark Knight

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Dark Knight
Dark Knight
Discipline: Disciple of War
Role: Tank
Class weapon: Greatsword
Guild location: Ishgard

Dark Knight is a Disciple of War tank job available in Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward.

Description[edit | edit source]

The pious Ishgardian clergy guide the flock, and the devout knights protect the weak. Yet even the holiest of men succumb to the darkest of temptations.

None dare to administer justice to these sacrosanct elite residing outside the reach of the law. Who, then, defends the feeble from the transgressions of those meant to guide and protect them?

A valiant few take up arms to defend the downtrodden, and not even the holy priests and knights can escape their judgment. Pariahs in their own land, they are known by many as "dark knights."

These sentinels bear no shields declaring their allegiance. Instead, their greatswords act as beacons to guide the meek through darkness.

Requirements[edit | edit source]

Trainers[edit | edit source]

Blood Gauge[edit | edit source]

When glowing, this symbol indicates the defensive stance Grit is in effect. Grit reduces damage taken while increasing enmity and reducing damage dealt.

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The Blood Gauge displays the amount of Blackblood a dark knight has accumulated. Blackblood is accumulated by several different means, including through the execution of select weaponskills.

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Blackblood can be consumed to execute actions such as Delirium (acquired at level 62) and Bloodspiller (acquired at level 68).

Actions[edit | edit source]

Name Level TP/MP
Hard Slash 1 60
Spinning Slash 4 60
Unleash 6 92
Syphon Strike 10 60
Unmend 15 41
Blood Weapon 18
Power Slash 26 60
Grit 30 153
Darkside 30 51
Blood Price 35
Souleater 38 50
Dark Passenger 40 152
Dark Mind 42
Dark Arts 45 152
Shadow Wall 46
Living Dead 50
Salted Earth 52
Plunge 54
Abyssal Drain 56 83
Sole Survivor 58
Carve and Spit 60
Delirium 62
Quietus 64
Bloodspiller 68
The Blackest Night 70 152

Role actions[edit | edit source]

Name Level
Rampart 8
Low Blow 12
Provoke 16
Convalescence 20
Anticipation 24
Reprisal 32
Awareness 36
Interject 40
Ultimatum 44
Shirk 48

Traits[edit | edit source]

Name Level
Enhanced Vitality 20
Enhanced Vitality II 40
Enhanced Vitality III 60
Blackblood 62
Enhanced Blackblood 66

Quests[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]