Path of Darkness

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path of darkness


3510 Magicka

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Create a corridor of shadows for 10 seconds, granting you and allies in the area Major Expedition, increasing movement speed by 30%. Effect persists for 4 seconds after leaving the path.


Path of 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.



Path of Darkness Morphs

This Skill can be morphed into two different versions:

Twisting Path Twisting Path - Reduces the cost and the path affects a larger conal area and deals damage.

Refreshing Path Refreshing Path - Path also heals you and your allies and increases their Magicka and Stamina Recovery.



Champion Points That Affect Path of Darkness

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Equipment Sets That Affect Path of Darkness



Notes & Other Useful Information

  • Unlocked at Shadow Rank 20
  • Because this is a Magicka Ability, it will scale off of Spell Damage as well as Magicka.
  • 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.



Shadow Skills

Aspect of Terror  ♦  Bolstering Darkness  ♦  Concealed Weapon  ♦  Consuming Darkness  ♦  Dark Cloak  ♦  Dark Shades  ♦  Dark Veil  ♦  Dark Vigor  ♦  Manifestation of Terror  ♦  Mass Hysteria  ♦  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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    • It appears that this spell is cast at a set distance in front of you, in the direction your character is facing. This seems to apply for its Morphs, too. I tried to change the settings of ground targeted skills, but the casting stayed the same.

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