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Dark Spirit is one of the elemental spirits callable by Summoners in Final Fantasy XI. It can be learned at level 1 from a Dark Spirit Pact, which can be obtained from the bodies of defeated high-level Kindred Summoners, as well as from certain battlefield events, or bought from the Auction House if sold by other players. The Summoner has no direct control over Dark Spirit's spellcasting.

List of spells[]

Spell Summoner Job Level
Blind 4
Bio 10
Drain 10
Sleep 20
Aspir 20
Absorb-MND 31
Sleepga 31
Dispel 32
Absorb-CHR 33
Absorb-VIT 35
Bio II 35
Absorb-AGI 37
Stun 37
Absorb-INT 39
Sleep II 41
Absorb-DEX 41
Absorb-STR 43
Absorb-TP 45
Sleepga II 56

Spellcasting behavior[]

Dark Spirit is more likely to use powerful spells in gloomy weather or on Darksday. The delay between its spells can be reduced by having higher Summoning Magic skill, wearing Summoner's Spats, or summoning the spirit in its matching day and/or weather. When multiple enemies are attacking members of the party, Dark Spirit may cast Sleepga or Sleepga II.


The word spirit derives from Latin spiritus, "breath", has many meanings most relating to a non-corporeal substance contrasted with the material body. The word is often used metaphysically to refer to the consciousness or personality. The notions of a person's spirit and soul may overlap, as both are understood as surviving the bodily death in religion and occultism. "Spirit" can also have the sense of "ghost", i.e. a manifestation of a deceased person. The term may also refer to any incorporeal or immaterial being, such as demons or deities.