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Cloud of Darkness

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General Notes
  • Casts elemental magic based on the day and ever-changing weather in the arena.
  • Auto Attacks:
  • Type 1: AoE damage and knockback around the Cloud of Darkness.
  • Type 2: Ranged Attack that inflicts damage.
  • Type 3: Damage and TP reduced by 25%.
  • Absorbs damage after the use of Primordial Surge which draws players in and absorbs their HP.
  • The gem on it's head will glow red while this phase is active.
  • Ends this absorption phase after the use of Waning Vigor or Expunge (<25%).
  • Damage dealt increases based on damage absorbed.
  • Dark spheres will appear around the field as the Cloud's HP decreases with a max of 10 appearing over time.
  • Standing in these aura's will inflict, gravity, slow, addle, and paralysis.

Cloud of Darkness
Cloud of Darkness.jpg
Type Unclassified
Family Supreme Being
Job Wizard's Petasos icon.png Black Mage
Class Mission NM
Physical Damage Magical Damage Breath Damage Slashing Blunt H2H Piercing Ranged
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Element: Fire Element: Wind Element: Thunder Element: Light Element: Ice Element: Earth Element: Water Element: Dark
60% 60% 60% 70% 15% 15% 15% 5%
A: Absorbs · S: Susceptible · R: Resists

During battle some monsters may change resistances.

100% denotates that a monster takes full damage.

  • E.g At 5% a foe takes -95% damage.
See the Resist and Damage Type pages.


Listings by Zone
Zone Rewards Abilities Spells
  Reisenjima Sanctorium
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     Mission: The Orb's Radiance
Ceiling Rupture
Essence Devour
Primordial Surge
Shearing Undulation
Waning Vigor
Drain (AoE)
Above 50%:
Elemental Magic III-IV
-ga III Elemental Magic
Below 50%:
Elemental Magic V
-ga IV Elemental Magic
-ja Elemental Magic
Level Aggro Links Detects HP DEF EVA Magic DEF
Question Question 100
Assisted By Title Traits MP

Ability Information

Ability Y' Area Target Class Type Effect Condition
Ceiling Rupture Conal Player Magical Damage Damage, Bind, Max HP Down, and Knockback
Destitution Conal Player Magical Damage Damage, Max HP Down, and Terror
Essence Devour Conal Player Magical Damage Drains HP from a player.
Shearing Undulation AoE Monster Magical Damage Element: Dark Damage, physical and magical defense down.
Primordial Surge AoE Monster Magical Damage Drains HP from all players. Begins absorbing damage until the next TP move.
Waning Vigor AoE Monster Magical Damage Inflicts damage based on damage absorbed after Primordial Surge. Used after Primordial Surge.
Expunge AoE Monster Magical Damage Inflicts damage based on damage absorbed after Primordial Surge.
Additonal Effect: Full dispel.
<25% HP
Used after Primordial Surge.
Area: 1P, AoE, Gaze, Conal · Target: Who the ability selects, Player or Monster

Class: Physical-Magical-Breath-Buff-None · Type: Element (E.g ice) or Damage Type (E.g piercing or blank)

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