Dark Arts

ダークアーツ [dark arts] in Japanese.

Final Fantasy XI

Type: Job Ability
Learn at: SCH10, Use: any
Cast Time: instant, Recast: 1 min, Duration: 2 h
Range: self, Radius: self, Cumulative Enmity: 0, Volatile Enmity: 80
Description: Optimizes black magic capability while lowering white magic proficiency. Grants a bonus to enfeebling, elemental, and dark magic
Other: grants access to Dark Arts stratagems, Dark, Elemental and Enfeebling magic skill is brought to skill level B+ (no change if skill is higher than that), Black Magic MP cost -10%, White Magic MP cost +20%, Black Magic recast and casting time -10%, White Magic recast and casting time +20%, overwrites and is overwritten by Light Arts
Other: Helix spells effect Elemental D increased by (User's level / 10 - 1) x 3, drop decimals (+24 at lv 99), and duration increased by (User's level / 10 - 1) x 10, drop decimals (+90 sec at lv 99)
Other: can be modified by merits, Tabula Rasa, Scholar's Gown, Scholar's Loafers, Argute Mortarboard, Academic's Gown and Academic's Loafers
Other: 黒のグリモア [kuro no grimoire] or 'black grimoire' in Japanese, so is in fact another ability from the others listed on this page

A Realm Reborn


Type: Dark Knight Ability
Learn: DRK45 (quest), Use: DRK
Cast time: (instant), Recast: 3 s, Duration: 10 s
Potency: -, Range: 0, Radius: 0
Description: Attune with the darkness within you, increasing the potency of several actions. Can only be used when succumbing to the Darkside. Effect fades if Darkside is canceled
Other: abilities affected: Power Slash, Dark Dance, Souleater, Dark Passenger, Dark Mind, Abyssal Drain and Carve and Spit

Category: Ability

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