Online:Dark Magic

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Dark Magic is one of three class skill lines available to Sorcerer characters. Skills in this line focus on stuns and utility spells.

Skill Perks[edit]

The Dark Magic skill line is immediately available to all Sorcerers, and is leveled up by earning experience while Dark Magic skills are slotted. Skills include: Notes

  • The numbers displayed here are the base values for the skills. Magicka/Stamina Cost is based on a character of Level 50 Champion Points160. Damage values are based on Max Magicka/Stamina 7958, Max Health 8744, and Weapon/Spell Damage 1037. The actual numbers you see in the game may depend on a variety of factors, including skill line rank, your equipped weapons and armor, other skills, enchantments, etc. As such, they should only be used as a comparative reference.
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Skills with this icon may need to be updated following changes in Update 20.

Ultimate Abilities[edit]

These abilities must be activated manually, for a cost of Ultimate.

Name Line Rank Cast Time Target Range Radius Duration Cost
ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Negate Magic.png Negate Magic 12 Instant Ground 28 meters 8 meters 12 seconds 225 Ultimate
Duration: [9 / 10 / 11 / 12] seconds.
Create a globe of magic suppression, instantly removing all enemy area of effect abilities. Enemies within the globe are stunned for [9 / 10 / 11 / 12] seconds. Enemy players will be silenced rather than stunned.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Suppression Field.png Suppression Field The globe also damages enemies standing inside it.
Create a globe of magic suppression, instantly removing all enemy area of effect abilities. Enemies within the globe are stunned for 12 seconds. Enemy players will be silenced rather than stunned. The globe also damages enemies for [1381 / 1396 / 1410 / 1428] Magic Damage every 0.5 seconds.
ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Absorption Field.png Absorption Field The globe also heals you and your allies standing inside it.
Create a globe of magic suppression, instantly removing all enemy area of effect abilities. Enemies within the globe are stunned for 12 seconds. Enemy players will be silenced rather than stunned. The globe also heals you and your allies for [1381 / 1396 / 1410 / 1428] Health every 0.5 seconds.

Active Abilities[edit]

Name Line Rank Cast Time Target Range Radius Duration Cost
ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Crystal Shard.png Crystal Shard 1 1 seconds Enemy 28 meters 4050 Magicka
Conjure dark crystals to bombard an enemy, dealing [8919 / 9017 / 9114 / 9214] Magic Damage.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Crystal Blast.png Crystal Blast Stuns the enemy and deals area of effect damage around them.
Conjure dark crystals to bombard an enemy, dealing 9214 Magic Damage and stunning them for 2 seconds. Also damages enemies near the initial target for [6917 / 6994 / 7070 / 7145] Magic Damage.
ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Crystal Fragments.png Crystal Fragments Other Magicka abilities have a chance to make your next Crystal Fragments instant, deal more damage, and cost less.
Conjure dark crystals to bombard an enemy, dealing [9214 / 9315 / 9416 / 9517] Magic Damage. Casting any other Magicka ability has a 35% chance of causing your next Crystal Fragments to be instant, deal 20% more damage, and cost 50% less Magicka.
ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Encase.png Encase 4 Instant Area 18 meters 4.5 seconds 4050 Magicka
Cost: [4320 / 4230 / 4140 / 4050] Magicka.
Call Daedric shards from the earth to immobilize enemies in front of you for 4.5 seconds. This ability cannot be blocked.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Shattering Prison.png Shattering Prison Deals damage when effect ends.
Cost: 4051 Magicka.
Call Daedric shards from the earth to immobilize enemies in front of you for 4.5 seconds. The shards deal [2615 / 2644 / 2673 / 2699] Magic Damage when the effect ends. This ability cannot be blocked.
ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Restraining Prison.png Restraining Prison Gain Major Vitality, increasing healing received.
Cost: 4051 Magicka, Duration: [4.5 / 5 / 5.5 / 6] seconds.
Call Daedric shards from the earth to immobilize enemies in front of you for [4.5 / 5 / 5.5 / 6] seconds. Gain Major Vitality for 2 seconds plus 1 second per enemy in the area, up to 6. This ability cannot be blocked.
ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Rune Prison.png Rune Prison 20 Instant Enemy 28 meters 3 seconds 3510 Magicka
Cost: [3780 / 3690 / 3600 / 3510] Magicka.
Imprison enemy in a constricting sphere of dark magic, after a short duration they are stunned for 3 seconds. This stun cannot be blocked.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Rune Cage.png Rune Cage Deals damage when effect completes.
Imprison enemy in a constricting sphere of dark magic, after a short duration they are stunned for 3 seconds. Deals [4611 / 4663 / 4713 / 4764] Magic Damage if the stun lasts the full duration. This stun cannot be blocked.
ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Defensive Rune.png Defensive Rune Cast spell on self, stunning the next enemy who attacks you.
Duration: [60 / 80 / 100 / 120] seconds, Target: Self.
Place a rune of protection on yourself for [1 / 1.3 / 1.7 / 2] minutes. While active, the next enemy to attack you is imprisoned in a constricting sphere of dark magic, stunning them after a short delay for [3.5 / 3 / 3 / 3] seconds. This stun cannot be blocked.
ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Dark Exchange.png Dark Exchange 30 1.2 seconds Self 3240 Stamina
Bargain with darkness to restore [7696 / 7817 / 7938 / 8059] Health and 3600 Magicka instantly, and an additional 2400 Magicka over 20 seconds.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Dark Deal.png Dark Deal Reduces the cost and converts Magicka into Health and Stamina instead.
Cost: [2700 / 2610 / 2520 / 2430] Magicka.
Bargain with darkness to restore 8059 Health and 3600 Stamina instantly, and an additional 2400 Stamina over 20 seconds.
ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Dark Conversion.png Dark Conversion Has reduced cost.
Cost: [2431 / 2341 / 2251 / 2161] Stamina.
Bargain with darkness to restore 8059 Health and 3600 Magicka instantly, and an additional 2400 Magicka over 20 seconds.
ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Daedric Mines.png Daedric Mines 42 Instant Self 30 seconds 5400 Magicka
Surprise your foes by placing 3 volatile Daedric mines around you, which take 3 seconds to arm and last for 30 seconds. When a mine is triggered it explodes, dealing [6749 / 6823 / 6896 / 6972] Magic Damage and immobilizing the enemy for 1.5 seconds.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Daedric Tomb.png Daedric Tomb You place the mines at a target location instead of around you. The mines arm instantly.
Range: 28 meters, Target: Ground.
Surprise your foes by placing 3 volatile Daedric mines at a target location, which arm instantly and last for 30 seconds. When a mine is triggered it explodes, dealing [6975 / 7052 / 7128 / 7205] Magic Damage and immobilizing the enemy for 1.5 seconds.
ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Daedric Minefield.png Daedric Minefield You place 5 mines around you instead of 3.
Surprise your foes by placing 5 volatile Daedric mines around you, which take 3 seconds to arm and last for 30 seconds. When a mine is triggered it explodes, dealing [6975 / 7052 / 7128 / 7205] Magic Damage and immobilizing the enemy for 1.5 seconds.

Passive Abilities[edit]

Name Line Rank Skill Rank Description
ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Unholy Knowledge.png Unholy Knowledge 8 1 Reduces the Magicka and Stamina costs of your abilities 3%.
18 2 Reduces the Magicka and Stamina costs of your abilities 5%.
ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Blood Magic.png Blood Magic 14 1 When you hit an enemy with a Dark Magic ability, you heal for 5% of your Max Health. This effect can occur once every 0.5 seconds.
27 2 When you hit an enemy with a Dark Magic ability, you heal for 10% of your Max Health. This effect can occur once every 0.5 seconds.
ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Persistence.png Persistence 22 1 After blocking an attack, your next Magicka or Stamina ability costs 7% less.
36 2 After blocking an attack, your next Magicka or Stamina ability costs 15% less.
ON-icon-skill-Dark Magic-Exploitation.png Exploitation 39 1 When you cast a Dark Magic ability you grant Minor Prophecy to you and your group, increasing your Spell Critical by 1320 for 10 seconds.
50 2 When you cast a Dark Magic ability you grant Minor Prophecy to you and your group, increasing your Spell Critical by 1320 for 20 seconds.