Dark Knight (XI)

Unlocking

Dark Knight is one of the many advanced jobs in Final Fantasy XI. It can be unlocked by completing the lv30 quest, no other requirements.

Quests
Level 30 - Blade of Darkness

Stat Distributions

Basic Stats

The basic stats range in rank from A to G. The actual stat is calculated based on your race and job level. In addition to the basic stat formula, some bonuses are applied, such as traits that affect them, as well as any stats your support job contributes.

HP MP STR DEX VIT AGI INT MND CHR
C F A C C D C G G
Level 1 Stats
Race HP MP STR DEX VIT AGI INT MND CHR
Hume 30 16 8 7 7 6 7 5 5
Elvaan 32 14 9 7 8 5 6 6 5
Tarutaru 26 22 7 7 7 7 9 5 5
Mithra 30 16 8 9 7 7 7 5 4
Galka 35 10 9 7 9 6 7 5 4

Combat Skills

Combat skills range in rank from A+ to F. In addition to the job's native skills, you may receive some skill through a support job (max skill increase) or equipments' traits (actual skill increase). Note that combat skills aren't gained automatically at level-up, but you need to use the skill to raise it. The numbers below are the caps for each level.

Fighting Skill Rank Magic Skill Rank
Scythe A+ Dark A
Great Sword A Elemental B+
Sword
Axe
Great Axe
B- Enfeebling C
Dagger C
Club C-
Marksmanship E
Evasion C
Parrying E
Skill Lv 1 Lv 10 Lv 20 Lv 30 Lv 40 Lv 50 Lv 60 Lv 70 Lv 80 Lv 90 Lv 99
Scythe 6 33 63 93 123 153 203 251 301 361 424
Great Sword 6 33 63 93 123 153 203 244 294 354 417
Sword
Axe
Great Axe
5 31 60 89 118 147 196 223 265 325 388
Dagger 5 30 58 86 114 142 190 212 250 310 373
Club 5 30 58 86 114 142 190 210 245 305 368
Marksmanship 4 26 51 76 101 126 171 190 215 255 300
Evasion 5 30 58 86 114 142 190 212 250 310 373
Parrying 4 26 51 76 101 126 171 190 215 255 300
Dark 6 33 63 93 123 153 203 244 294 354 417
Elemental 5 31 60 89 118 147 196 233 281 341 404
Enfeebling 5 30 58 86 114 142 190 212 250 310 373

Learnables

Abilities

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Level 1 - Blood Weapon
Level 5 - Arcane Circle
Level 15 - Last Resort
Level 20 - Weapon Bash
Level 30 - Souleater
Level 55 - Consume Mana
Level 75 (Merit) - Dark Seal, Diabolic Eye
Level 78 - Nether Void
Level 87 - Arcane Crest
Level 95 - Scarlet Delirium
Level 96 - Soul Enslavement

Job Traits

Level 10 - Attack Bonus
Level 15 - Desperate Blows
Level 20 - Resist Paralyze
Level 25 - Arcana Killer
Level 30 - Attack Bonus II
Level 40 - Resist Paralyze II
Level 45 - Occult Acumen, Stalwart Soul
Level 50 - Attack Bonus III
Level 58 - Occult Acumen II
Level 60 - Resist Paralyze III, Stalwart Soul II
Level 70 - Attack Bonus IV
Level 71 - Occult Acumen III
Level 75 - Resist Paralyze IV, Stalwart Soul III
Level 75 (Merit) - Muted Soul, Desperate Blows
Level 75 (Merit) - Souleater Recast, Arcane Circle Recast, Last Resort Recast, Last Resort Effect, Weapon Bash Recast
Level 76 - Attack Bonus V
Level 83 - Attack Bonus VI
Level 84 - Occult Acumen IV
Level 88 - Tactical Parry
Level 90 - Stalwart Soul IV
Level 91 - Attack Bonus VII
Level 97 - Occult Acumen V
Level 98 - Tactical Parry II
Level 99 - Attack Bonus VIII
Level 99 (Job Points) - Blood Weapon Effect, Soul Enslavement Effect, Arcane Circle Effect, Last Resort Effect, Souleater Duration, Weapon Bash Effect, Nether Void Effect, Arcane Crest Duration

Gift Job Traits

These traits are automatically learned after spending enough Job Points. For example, to get the first DEF Bonus gift, you must have spent 5 JP or more on the Job Point traits. Note that aside from being gifted with the traits below, some spells are learnt this way as well. See the spell list for those.

5 JP - Physical Defense Bonus (DEF +4), Capacity Point Bonus (+5%)
10 JP - Physical Attack Bonus (ATK +15, RATK +15)
20 JP - Physical Evasion Bonus (EVA +3)
25 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+7%)
30 JP - Physical Accuracy Bonus (ACC 3, RACC +3)
45 JP - Magic Evasion Bonus (MEVA +6)
50 JP - Superior 1
55 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+9%)
60 JP - Magic Accuracy Bonus (MACC +6)
80 JP - Dark Magic Skill Bonus (Dark +5)
95 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+11%)
100 JP - Superior 2
125 JP - Critical Damage Bonus (Crit dmg +2%)
145 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+13%)
150 JP - Weapon Skill Damage Bonus (ws dmg +2%)
180 JP - Physical Defense Bonus (DEF +6)
205 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+15%)
210 JP - Physical Attack Bonus (ATK +23, RATK +23)
245 JP - Physical Evasion Bonus (EVA +5)
275 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+17%)
280 JP - Physical Accuracy Bonus (ACC +5, RACC +5)
320 JP - Magic Evasion Bonus (MEVA +9)
355 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+19%)
360 JP - Magic Accuracy Bonus (MACC +9)
405 JP - Dark Magic Skill Bonus (Dark +8)
445 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+21%)
450 JP - Critical Damage Bonus (Crit dmg +2%)
500 JP - Weapon Skill Damage Bonus (ws dmg +2%)
545 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+23%)
605 JP - Physical Defense Bonus (DEF +8)
655 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+25%)
660 JP - Physical Attack Bonus (ATK +30, RATK +30)
720 JP - Physical Evasion Bonus (EVA +6)
775 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+27%)
780 JP - Physical Accuracy Bonus (ACC +6, RACC +6)
845 JP - Magic Evasion Bonus (MEVA +6)
905 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+29%)
910 JP - Magic Accuracy Bonus (MACC +12)
980 JP - Dark Magic Skill Bonus (Dark +10)
1,045 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+31%)
1,050 JP - Critical Damage Dealt Bonus (Crit dmg +2%)
1,125 JP - Weapon Skill Damage Bonus (ws dmg +2%)
1,195 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+33%)
1,200 JP - Dread Spikes Effect (HP stolen +20%)

Spells

Level 5 - Stone
Level 6 - Poison
Level 10 - Drain
Level 11 - Water
Level 15 - Bio
Level 17 - Aero
Level 20 - Aspir, Bind
Level 23 - Fire
Level 26 - Poisonga
Level 29 - Blizzard
Level 30 - Sleep
Level 31 - Absorb-MND
Level 32 - Tractor
Level 33 - Absorb-CHR
Level 35 - Thunder, Absorb-VIT
Level 37 - Stun, Absorb-AGI
Level 39 - Absorb-INT
Level 40 - Bio II
Level 41 - Absorb-DEX
Level 42 - Stone II
Level 43 - Absorb-STR
Level 45 - Absorb-TP
Level 46 - Poison II
Level 48 - Water II
Level 54 - Aero II
Level 56 - Sleep II
Level 60 - Fire II
Level 61 - Absorb-ACC
Level 62 - Drain II
Level 66 - Blizzard II
Level 71 - Dread Spikes
Level 72 - Thunder II
Level 76 - Stone III
Level 78 - Aspir II
Level 80 - Water III
Level 84 - Aero III
Level 85 - Endark
Level 88 - Fire III
Level 91 - Absorb-Attri
Level 92 - Blizzard III
Level 95 - Break
Level 96 - Thunder III
Level 99 (100 Job Point Gift) - Endark II
Level 99 (550 Job Point Gift) - Drain III

Job-specific Equipment

Artifact Armor

Chaos Armor Set
Level 52 - Chaos Sollerets
Level 54 - Chaos Gauntlets
Level 56 - Chaos Flanchard
Level 58 - Chaos Cuirass
Level 60 - Chaos Burgeonet

Chaos Armor +1 Set
Level 74 - Chaos Sollerets +1
Level 74 - Chaos Gauntlets +1
Level 74 - Chaos Flanchard +1
Level 74 - Chaos Cuirass +1
Level 74 - Chaos Burgeonet +1

Ignominy Armor Set
Level 99 - Ignominy Sollerets
Level 99 - Ignominy Gauntlets
Level 99 - Ignominy Flanchard
Level 99 - Ignominy Cuirass
Level 99 - Ignominy Burgeonet

Ignominy Armor +1 Set
Level 99 - Ignominy Sollerets +1
Level 99 - Ignominy Gauntlets +1
Level 99 - Ignominy Flanchard +1
Level 99 - Ignominy Cuirass +1
Level 99 - Ignominy Burgeonet +1

Relic Armor

Accessories
Level 70 - Abyss Cape

Abyss Armor Set
Level 71 - Abyss Sollerets
Level 72 - Abyss Gauntlets
Level 73 - Abyss Flanchard
Level 74 - Abyss Cuirass
Level 75 - Abyss Burgeonet

Abyss Armor +1 Set
Level 75 - Abyss Sollerets +1
Level 75 - Abyss Gauntlets +1
Level 75 - Abyss Flanchard +1
Level 75 - Abyss Cuirass +1
Level 75 - Abyss Burgeonet +1

Abyss Armor +2 Set
Level 90 - Abyss Sollerets +2
Level 90 - Abyss Gauntlets +2
Level 90 - Abyss Flanchard +2
Level 90 - Abyss Cuirass +2
Level 90 - Abyss Burgeonet +2

Fallen's Armor Set
Level 99 - Fallen's Sollerets
Level 99 - Fallen's Gauntlets
Level 99 - Fallen's Flanchard
Level 99 - Fallen's Cuirass
Level 99 - Fallen's Burgeonet

Fallen's Armor +1 Set
Level 99 - Fallen's Sollerets +1
Level 99 - Fallen's Gauntlets +1
Level 99 - Fallen's Flanchard +1
Level 99 - Fallen's Cuirass +1
Level 99 - Fallen's Burgeonet +1

Empyrean Armor

Accessories
Level 80 - Bale Belt
Level 84 - Bale Choker
Level 90 - Bale Earring

Bale Armor Set
Level 81 - Bale Sollerets
Level 83 - Bale Flanchard
Level 85 - Bale Burgeonet
Level 87 - Bale Gauntlets
Level 89 - Bale Cuirass

Bale Armor +1 Set
Level 81 - Bale Sollerets +1
Level 83 - Bale Flanchard +1
Level 85 - Bale Burgeonet +1
Level 87 - Bale Gauntlets +1
Level 89 - Bale Cuirass +1

Bale Armor +2 Set
Level 81 - Bale Sollerets +2
Level 83 - Bale Flanchard +2
Level 85 - Bale Burgeonet +2
Level 87 - Bale Gauntlets +2
Level 89 - Bale Cuirass +2

Heathen's Armor Set
Level 99 - Heathen's Sollerets
Level 99 - Heathen's Flanchard
Level 99 - Heathen's Burgeonet
Level 99 - Heathen's Gauntlets
Level 99 - Heathen's Cuirass

Heathen's Armor +1 Set
Level 99 - Heathen's Sollerets +1
Level 99 - Heathen's Flanchard +1
Level 99 - Heathen's Burgeonet +1
Level 99 - Heathen's Gauntlets +1
Level 99 - Heathen's Cuirass +1

Weapons

Level 40 (Artifact) - Raven Scythe
Level 75 (Relic) - Ragnarok, Apocalypse
Level 75 (Mythic) - Liberator
Level 75 (Empyrean) - Caladbolg, Redemption


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