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You can't hit what you can't see. Shadowmancer

The shadowmancer is a spell casting, scholar profession which is able to effectively prevent damage to itself by becoming invisible and invincible while at the same time dealing out considerable damage.


[edit] Abilities

Shadowmancers possess Shadow Form, an ability unique to their profession which causes spells cast upon them to fail, and reduces all physical damage by 20% plus an additional 20% for every three levels. Therefore, by level 13, the shadowmancer is effectively immune to damage. This ability comes with a price however. Because this ability makes most of PvE rather easy, a shadowmancer only receives a small portion of experience from all sources.

[edit] Skills

See list of shadowmancer skills.

[edit] Special spell types

  • Splinter Armor - Splinter armor is a boon exclusive to the shadowmancer that deals damage to all foes who attempt to damage the shadowmancer.
  • Shadows - Through use of summoning shadows, the shadowmancer is able to control a small army of minion-like creatures.
  • Terramagic - Through use of terramagic, a shadowmancer receives unparalled AoE abilities should foes attempt to hit them with melee.

[edit] Traits

Shadowmancers possess two profession-specific trait lines: Shadow Magic and Invulnerability.

[edit] Equipment

[edit] Armor

The shadowmancer is a scholar profession and thus wears light armor.

[edit] Weapons

  • Two-handed
    • Staff - Focuses on slow, long ranged spells.
  • Main-hand
  • Off-hand
    • Dagger - Grants spells that restore health, whilst able to release persistent area of effect spells.
    • Shield - Allows for even greater survivability.

There are 5 possible weapon sets available for this profession. The shadowmancer can alternate between up to 4 weapon sets during combat.

[edit] Personal story

During character creation, shadowmancer characters must answer which mask they prefer to wear when farming.

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