This warrior exchanges life for power, using Darkness to disintegrate all who stand before him.Description
Dark Knight is a job in Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions. It has abilities that focus on delivering damage to opponents using the darkness to drain their HP or MP, and also can attack sacrificing their own HP to deal more damage. It costs 6,900 JP to master.
In the original PlayStation version, "Dark Knight" was Gaffgarion's exclusive job. It has since been renamed to Fell Knight. While his two abilities, Shadowblade and Duskblade, appear identical to Sanguine Sword and Infernal Strike, Gaffgarion's variants are slightly more powerful.
The Dark Knight possess the highest attack power of any standard job; it is also the only job with 0% C-EV.
- 1 Stats
- 2 Abilities
- 3 Other appearances
- 4 Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances
- 5 Gallery
- 6 Etymology
- 7 References
Master Black Mage
Level 8 Dragoon
Level 8 Samurai
Level 8 Ninja
Level 8 Geomancer
Hidden: Kill 20 enemies[note 1]
|Swords, Fell Swords, Axes, Knight Swords, Flails||Helmets||Armor, Robes, Clothes||Yes|
- The unit must land the killing blow on twenty enemies, and they must die (their death counter must run out during battle, and the enemy must turn into a crystal or treasure chest). Each party member has its own hidden kill count.
|Move Rate||Jump Rate||Speed||Physical Evasion Rate||Base Attack||Base Magic||Base HP||Base MP|
Dark knight job command. Cursed sword techniques cut down the foe.Description
Units must be equipped with a sword to use these abilities.
|Absorb HP from the target.
Damage: PA x WP x 80%
|Absorb MP from the target.
Damage (MP): PA x WP x 80%
|Inflict damage with a sinister sword.
Damage: PA x (WP+2)
|Abyssal Blade||3 (cone)||3v2||Now||1000|
|Sacrifice own HP to deal damage to others, with the nearest units suffering the most damage.
|Sacrifice own HP to deal extensive damage to all units in range.|
|HP Boost||Increase maximum HP by 20 percent.||2000|
|Vehemence||Increase attack power by 50 percent and decrease defensive power by 50 percent.||400|
|Jump +3||Increase Jump by 3.||1000|
|Move +3||Increase Movement by 3.||1000|
Dark Knight appears in Final Fantasy Trading Card Game as Earth-elemental Forward cards.
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances
Dark Knight appears as a card in the Ivalice Special Arena has a limited-time special arena with eighteen floors.
black knights, were a minority group of knights who refused to serve lords or kings. Instead they either looted and raided, hunted bounties, or lived off the charity from the more humble folk, in much the same manner as a Japanese ronin. As they had no master, and thus no squire, they would paint their armor a signature black color to prevent rust and damage. Dark knights were considered by many a necessary evil, as they would protect villages and lesser people from invaders and bandits, but would also cause problems in the regions they dwelt in to sustain themselves. In some legends, black knights were reputed to be nigh-invincible in combat.Dark knights, also known as
- Qu_Marsh (26 December, 13). Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions – Guide and Walkthrough. GameFAQs. Archived from the original on 21 September, 2021.