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Shadow Skill Line - ESO

Shadow Skill Line - ESO

Category: Nightblade
Other skill lines in Nightblade : Assassination and Siphoning

The Shadow skill-line is part of the Nightblade toolkit and has a focus on offensive abilities and stealth gameplay. In addition to powerful abilities, you can also select passives that increase your support capabilities even further. The Shadow skill-line is the second out of three Nightblade focused skill-lines.
Ultimate abilities
Consuming Darkness icon Consuming Darkness Consuming Darkness
Consuming Darkness icon
Conjure a ring of shadow, reducing the Movement Speed of enemies by 70% and granting you and your allies Major Protection, reducing your damage taken by 10%. Allies in the area can activate the Hidden Refresh synergy, granting them invisibility, increasing their Movement Speed by 70%, and healing them for 9110 Health over 4 seconds.
arrow Bolstering Darkness icon Bolstering Darkness Bolstering Darkness
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Conjure a ring of shadow, reducing the Movement Speed of enemies by 70% and granting you and your allies Major Protection for 10 seconds, reducing your damage taken by 10%. Allies in the area can activate the Hidden Refresh synergy, granting them invisibility, increasing their Movement Speed by 70%, and healing them for 9110 Health over 4 seconds.

Major Protection persists after leaving the area.
arrow Veil of Blades icon Veil of Blades Veil of Blades
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Conjure a ring of shadow, reducing the Movement Speed of enemies by 70%, dealing 1438 Magic Damage to them every 1 second, and granting you and your allies Major Protection, reducing your damage taken by 10%. Allies in the area can activate the Hidden Refresh synergy, granting them invisibility, increasing their Movement Speed by 70%, and healing them for 9110 Health over 4 seconds.

Enemies in the area take damage over time.
Active abilities
Veiled Strike icon Veiled Strike Veiled Strike
Veiled Strike icon
Slash an enemy, dealing 2323 Magic Damage. If you strike an enemy from their flank you set them Off Balance.
arrow Concealed Weapon icon Concealed Weapon Concealed Weapon
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Slash an enemy, dealing 2323 Magic Damage. If you strike an enemy from their flank you set them Off Balance. When you leave Sneak, invisibility, or Major Expedition ends while in combat, your damage done is increased by 10% for 5 seconds. While slotted, you gain Minor Expedition, increasing your Movement Speed by 15%.

While slotted you gain movement speed and leaving Sneak or invisibility increases your damage done.
arrow Surprise Attack icon Surprise Attack Surprise Attack
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Slash an enemy, dealing 2399 Physical Damage and applying the Sundered status effect. If you strike an enemy from their flank you set them Off Balance. This attack will also be guaranteed to be a Critical Strike, up to once every 4 seconds.

Converts to a Stamina ability and deals Physical Damage. Always applies the Sundered status effect and deals guaranteed critical damage when flanking an enemy.
Shadow Cloak icon Shadow Cloak Shadow Cloak
Shadow Cloak icon
Cloak yourself in shadow to become invisible for 3 seconds.
arrow Dark Cloak icon Dark Cloak Dark Cloak
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Shroud yourself in protective shadow to heal for 853 Health every 1 second, over 3 seconds, increasing by an additional 150% when you are not moving. This portion of the ability scales off your Max Health. You gain Minor Protection for 10 seconds, reducing your damage taken by 5%.

No longer grants invisibility. Now heals over time based on your Max Health, and grants Minor Protection.
arrow Shadowy Disguise icon Shadowy Disguise Shadowy Disguise
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Cloak yourself in shadow to become invisible for 3 seconds. Your next direct damage attack used within 3 seconds will always be a Critical Strike.

Guarantees a Critical Strike on your next attack. Cost decreases as the ability ranks up.
Path of Darkness icon Path of Darkness Path of Darkness
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Create a corridor of shadows for 10 seconds, granting you and allies in the area Major Expedition, increasing movement speed by 30%. Effect persists for 4 seconds after leaving the path.
arrow Refreshing Path icon Refreshing Path Refreshing Path
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Create a corridor of shadows for 10 seconds, granting you and allies in the area Major Expedition, Minor Endurance, and Minor Intellect, increasing movement speed by 30%, as well as Stamina and Magicka Recovery by 15%. Effect persists for 4 seconds after leaving the path. Heals 435 Health to you and allies in the area every 1 second.

Path also heals you and your allies and increases their Magicka and Stamina Recovery.
arrow Twisting Path icon Twisting Path Twisting Path
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Create a corridor of shadows for 10 seconds, granting you and allies in the area Major Expedition, increasing movement speed by 30% which persists for 4 seconds after leaving the path. Deals 377 Magic Damage to enemies in the target area every 1 second.

Reduces the cost and the path affects a larger conal area and deals damage.
Aspect of Terror icon Aspect of Terror Aspect of Terror
Aspect of Terror icon
Summon a dark spirit to terrify nearby enemies, causing them to cower in fear for 2 seconds and be afflicted with Major Cowardice for 10 seconds, reducing their Weapon and Spell Damage by 430.
arrow Manifestation of Terror icon Manifestation of Terror Manifestation of Terror
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Conceal a sinister trap at the target location, which takes 2 seconds to arm and lasts for 20 seconds. When the trap is triggered, up to 6 enemies in the area become terrified, causing them to cower in fear for 2 seconds and be afflicted with Major Cowardice for 10 seconds, reducing their Weapon and Spell Damage by 430.

Reduces the cost and creates a trap at your target location instead, which fears enemies when triggered.
arrow Mass Hysteria icon Mass Hysteria Mass Hysteria
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Summon a dark spirit to terrify all nearby enemies, causing them to cower in fear for 3 seconds and be afflicted with Major Cowardice for 10 seconds, reducing their Weapon and Spell Damage by 430.

The ability no longer has a cap of how many targets it can affect and the fear increases in duration as the ability ranks up.
Summon Shade icon Summon Shade Summon Shade
Summon Shade icon
Summon a shade version of yourself to attack an enemy and fight at your side for 20 seconds. The shade slashes at an enemy, dealing 462 Magic Damage once every 2 seconds, and inflicts Minor Maim for 4 seconds, reducing the enemy's damage done by 5%.
arrow Dark Shade icon Dark Shade Dark Shade
arrow Dark Shade icon
Summon a shade version of yourself to attack an enemy and fight at your side for 20 seconds. The shade slashes at an enemy, dealing 623 Magic Damage and occasionally whirlwinds all enemies around it, dealing 623 Magic Damage once every 2 seconds. The shade's attacks inflict Minor Maim, reducing the enemy's damage done by 5% for 4 seconds.

Shade deals increased damage, and occasionally casts an area of effect attack.
arrow Shadow Image icon Shadow Image Shadow Image
arrow Shadow Image icon
Summon a shade version of yourself to stay in place and attack an enemy from range for 20 seconds. The shade shoots at an enemy, dealing 478 Magic Damage every 2 seconds, and inflicts Minor Maim, reducing the enemy's damage done by 5% for 4 seconds. While the shade is summoned, you can activate this ability again for no cost to teleport to the shade's location.

The summoned shade now is stationary and attacks from a range but costs more. Activating the ability again while the shade is active allows you to teleport to its position.
Passive abilities
Refreshing Shadows icon Refreshing Shadows Refreshing Shadows
Refreshing Shadows icon
Increases your Health, Stamina, and Magicka Recovery by 15%.
Shadow Barrier icon Shadow Barrier Shadow Barrier
Shadow Barrier icon
Casting a Shadow ability grants you Major Resolve for 6 seconds, increasing your Physical and Spell Resistance by 5948. This duration is increased by 25% for each piece of Heavy Armor equipped. Current Duration: 6 seconds
Dark Vigor icon Dark Vigor Dark Vigor
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Increases your Max Health by 3% for each Shadow ability slotted.
Dark Veil icon Dark Veil Dark Veil
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Increases the duration of your non-invisibility based Shadow abilities by 2 seconds.

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