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Dark Knight
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Specialized Weapon Short Sword, Katana, Bludgeon, Zanbato, Lightsabre
Specialized Armor Cloth, Light Armor, Heavy Armor, Plate Armor
Class Information Well versed in Physical and Magic damage. Utilizes both Percent and Fixed damage values. Possess a few Dark Element skills.
Alternate Names Dark Knight
Korean: 다크나이트
Chinese: 黑暗武士
Japanese: ダークナイト
All my limits have disappeared after I was released from Kazan… My power knows no end.

The boy was infected by Kazan's syndrome and banished from his town after being disowned by his parents. He wanders around and is captured by the Imperial Guards.

The princess stimulates the boy’s mind and accelerates the infection driving the boy into insanity.

The boy is selected as a test subject for the Transfer Test and is sent to Vilmark. Other test subjects, the guards, and even Iris fears the repulsive boy in the final stages of his infection.

The Transfer Test fails and the boy accidentally slips into the Time Gate and goes through many trials. He is freed from the Kazan infection.

The boy wanders around the Time Gate and meets an adventurer in a similar situation as him.

The boy, now a Dark Knight, sees the end of time. He sacrifices most of the power he has gained in the Time Gate to return to Arad in an attempt to prevent the horrible future he witnessed.


The Dark Knight is a variant of the Slayer and its subclasses. He has access to many of the Slayer's most powerful skills and is able to freely chain them together with his Time Break ability. The damage of skills are increased dramatically when chained together. He, however, lacks specific buffs or unique perks compared to other slayers such as Weapon Wielder's Zenith.png Weapon Wielder's Zenith, Frenzy.png Frenzy, Wave Manifestation Brand.png Wave Manifestation Brand, or Ice Saya.png Ice Saya. Dark Knight plays a much more offensive role compared to other Slayers, whereas other Slayers possess more defensive tools such as Guard.png Guard, Flip Side Counter.png Flip Side Counter, Afterimage of Keiga.png Afterimage of Keiga, Diehard.png Diehard, or Mind's Eye.png Mind's Eye.

Further along the game, the Dark Knight can awaken after completing certain Piece of Time quests. After obtaining 9th Piece of Time, the Dark Knight is able to obtain their first awakening. After obtaining the 13th Piece of Time, he is able to obtain his second awakening.

Warning

Since "Season 2 - Act.01 - Reborn" patch, you can only create and play with this character if you already have any other character (excluding Creator) on level 70 or above, since the game categorizes it as a "Supplementary Story Character" that doesn't fit in the main story, instead it tells you the story from another point of view behind the (*Spoiler Alert*) "episodes on the Time Gate area."

Combo System

The Dark Knight has a unique combo system called Time Break. This is a system unique only to the Dark Knight, allowing him to create a skill combo and increase the damage for each skill chained together. Compared to other classes, DK has virtually 0 buff skills and has nothing but active attack skills. It is important for the player to understand DK's combo system to fully bring out his potential; not only in damage, but also in utility. The following may look and sound daunting, but when actually played, it is all quite simple.

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The first row of hotkeys can have up to 6 skills lined up for each key. From top to bottom, they are referred to as Phase 1 to Phase 6 skills. These lined up skills makes up a “combo” chain. When you use one skill after the other from the same combo key the next skill is stronger. Skills in combo hotkeys are given cancels and can be cancelled out of. Expanded hotkeys (the top row) are normal hotkeys unaffected by combo system or time break cancelling.

Using the auto setting function will default all combos to the recommended combo for each hotkey. This is not recommended due how unreliable some combos become. It is ideal to make a combo that suits your play style.

Details

  • The damage amplification values from 1st to 6th Phases are: 100% → 140% → 180% → 220% → 260% → 300%. In future update, the max combo has been reduced to 5 and the attack damage has been modified: 100% → 140% → 190% → 250% → 300%.
  • All skills in the same combo share a single cooldown (CD). Combo CDs are averaged from the skills that make up the combo. It is a common strategy to have 1 strong skill with 4-5 other low CD skills to compress the overall CD of a combo to spam one powerful move.
  • When you use a combo skill, the next Phase skill of the chain is available for use almost immediately, bar some skills. You have until 2 seconds after the previous skill ends to use the next skill. If not used in that time frame, the whole combo will go into CD. When you are flinched/KD during a combo in any way, the combo will enter CD. If you use any skill that is not a part of the combo whether it is a Phase 1 combo starter, expanded hotkey skill, or even Evade/Ancient Memory, the combo will enter CD. When you burn through all the skills in a combo, it will enter CD.
    • It is possible to refresh the combo timer (but only to 1 second rather than 2 seconds) with the following actions:
      • Stopping your dash (Stopping and restarting your dash is the most convenient and reliable method)
      • When the first basic X attack is completed
      • Picking up items
  • All Phase 2 and higher skills get a brief period of Super Armor (Status).png Super Armor (Status) (SA) when they are used. With enough speed, skills can be used so fast in succession that this brief period can equate to full SA on skills. Stage 1 skills will not have SA unless the skill itself has SA.
  • When cancelling, you can change the direction you are facing by holding your movement key in the opposite direction. This allows for some unique movements that no other class can mimic.
  • DK does have its own variant of Slayer's Upward Slash.png Upward Slash (Uppercut.png Uppercut), but it is not bound to the default Z key due to combo system. Z is a blank key on DK.

Skills

Dark Knight Skills

  

Active

Passive

Dark Knight TP Skills

Dark Knight Awakening Skills

Dark Knight 2nd Awakening Skills

General Skills

    

Active

Passive

General TP Skills


Media Content

Gallery



Playable Classes

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Male Slayer

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Female Slayer

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Female Fighter

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Male Fighter

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Male Gunner

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Female Gunner

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Demonic Lancer

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Female Mage

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Male Mage

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Male Priest


Female Priest

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Thief

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Dark Knight

  • None

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Creator

  • None

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Knight