Bolstering Darkness

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bolstering darkness


5m radius
200 Ultimate

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Conjure a ring of shadow, reducing the Movement Speed of enemies within by 70% and granting you and your allies Major Protection for 10s, while inside the ring and even after leaving it, reducing your damage taken by 10%.

Allies in the area can activate Hidden Refresh synergy, granting them invisibility, increasing their Movement Speed by 70% and healing them for 3249 Health over 4 seconds.

Major Protection persists after leaving the area.


Bolstering Darkness is a Skill in Elder Scrolls Online (ESO), this skill can be found and is a part of the Shadow Skill Line which belongs to the Nightblade Class, it can be unlocked by gaining experience while having a Skill from that Line on your active Skill Bar. Skills can be reset at Rededication Shrines found in the capital cities of each ESO faction, for a tidy sum of gold.



Champion Points That Affect Bolstering Darkness



Equipment Sets That Affect Bolstering Darkness

  • Any Sets with Healing Done, Healing Received or Healing Taken will affect this Set.
  • Jorvuld's Guidance Set does NOT affect this Skill



Notes & Other Useful Information

  • Unlocked at Shadow Rank 12
  • Because this is an Ultimate Ability, it will scale off of Weapon Damage or Spell Damage, whichever is higher, as well as Magicka or Stamina.
  • Values listed in the infobox is base damage of a CP 160 with zero CP spent, zero Attribute Points used and zero Skills taken at Rank IV.
  • This is a great tank Ultimate, as it grants incredible damage mitigation and some group utility in the form of an aggro dump and heal-over-time.
  • Additionally, this is a great defensive Ultimate in that its effects work independently of your resources and power ratings; this ability will remain consistently useful as a defense.



Shadow Skills

Aspect of Terror  ♦  Concealed Weapon  ♦  Consuming Darkness  ♦  Dark Cloak  ♦  Dark Shades  ♦  Dark Veil  ♦  Dark Vigor  ♦  Manifestation of Terror  ♦  Mass Hysteria  ♦  Path of Darkness  ♦  Refreshing Path  ♦  Refreshing Shadows  ♦  Shadow Barrier  ♦  Shadow Cloak  ♦  Shadow Image  ♦  Shadowy Disguise  ♦  Summon Shade  ♦  Surprise Attack  ♦  Twisting Path  ♦  Veil of Blades  ♦  Veiled Strike


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