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The dimensional forces of unadulterated primeval darkness run through you, ripples of power in a sea of extra-dimensional energy. Life drains, transfers, shields made of void, and other dimensional powers are under your command.

Recommended Characteristics[]

Innate Characteristics[]

Helix Abyssal
This is the innate characteristic for Darkness.
+12 Constitution +12 Endurance +5 Strength +5 Dexterity
+5 Intelligence +5 Ego +5 Presence +5 Recovery


Tier 0[]

No Requirements

Icon Name Type Description
Shadow Bolt Energy Builder Shadow Bolt fires balls of Dimensional energy at your enemy.
Shadow Blast Ranged Attack Shadow Blast is a highly focused bolt of Dimensional energies. Few enemies can stand in its path and survive.

Tier 1[]

Requires 1 power from Darkness or 2 non-energy-building powers from any framework

Icon Name Type Description
Ebon Void Block Ebon Void creates a protective barrier that reduces incoming damage by bleeding off the damaging effects into another dimension.
Grasping Shadows Crowd Control Grasping Shadows calls on dark Dimensional energies to bind your enemy in place.
Shadow Embrace Ranged Area Attack Shadow Embrace assaults enemies in front of you with relentless dark energy.
Shadow Shroud Buff Self Shadow Shroud wraps you in Darkness and Dimensional energies; this connection to the nether forces improves your combat abilities for a short period of time.
Spirit Reverberation Energy Unlock Spirit Reverberation allows you to feed off of the fear of your enemies.

Tier 2[]

Requires 3 powers from Darkness or 5 non-energy-building powers from any framework

Icon Name Type Description
Dark Transfusion Buff Self Dark Transfusion allows you to convert your own life energy into energy for your attacks.
Lifedrain Ranged Attack Lifedrain utilizes dark energy to transfer life energy from your enemy to you.
Shadow Form Buff Self Your knowledge of other dimensions has taught you how best to use your paranormal powers.

Tier 3[]

Requires 5 powers from Darkness or 8 non-energy-building powers from any framework

Icon Name Type Description
Ebon Rift Ranged Area Attack Ebon Rift opens a hole to another dimension in front of you, drawing your enemies and their life force towards it.

Tier 4[]

Requires 10 powers from Mystic and completion of Vibora Bay Crisis

Icon Name Type Description
Planar Fracture Ranged Area Attack Planar Fracture creates a tear in time and space, linking this plane with another. Chaotic energy pours forth from the fracture, causing random damage and status effects on your foes.


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