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Overview Edit

Dark Blast summons the powers of the Netherworld to defeat your foes. The draining effects of most of these powers can reduce your targets' accuracy.

Dark Blast is one of the powersets. It is a Corruptor primary power set and a Defender secondary power set in City of Heroes.

Power Tables Edit

The Dark Blast powerset is available as a primary set for Corruptors, or as a secondary set for Defenders. The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Power Level as Primary Level as Secondary Effect
DarkCast DarkBlast Dark Blast 1 1 Ranged, Moderate Damage (Negative), Foe: -Accuracy
DarkCast SoulDrain Gloom 1 2 Ranged, High Damage over Time(Negative), Foe: -Accuracy
DarkCast Moonbeam Moonbeam 2 4 Sniper, Extreme Damage(Negative), Foe: -Accuracy
DarkCast DarkPit Dark Pit 6 10 Ranged, Area of Effect, Foe: Disorient
DarkCast TenebrousTentacles Tenebrous Tentacles 8 16 Ranged(Cone), Minor Damage over Time(Negative), Foe: Immobilize, -Accuracy
DarkCast NightFall Night Fall 12 20 Ranged(Cone), Moderate Damage over Time(Negative), Foe: -Accuracy
DarkCast Torrent Torrent 18 28 Ranged(Cone), Minor Damage (Negative), Foe: Knockback
DarkCast LifeDrain Life Drain 26 35 Ranged, Minor Damage (Negative), Self: Heal, Foe: -Accuracy
DarkCast Blackstar Blackstar 32 38 Point Blank Area of Effect, Extreme Damage(Negative), Self: -Recovery, Foe: -Accuracy

Powers Edit

The following are powers in the Dark Blast powerset.

DarkCast Blackstar BlackstarEdit

You can unleash a devastating blast of negative energy around yourself, dealing massive damage and severely reducing affected foes' accuracy. This power leaves you drained of endurance and unable to recover endurance for a while.

Damage Extreme Damage (Negative)
Recharge Very Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon corruptor 32 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender 38 (Defender)
Effects Point Blank Area of Effect
Foe: -Accuracy
Self: -Recovery
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs Enhance ToHit Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Damage PBAoE Damage
IO To Hit Debuff ToHit Debuff

DarkCast DarkBlast Dark Blast Edit

A long range blast of dark energy. Deals moderate negative energy damage and reduces a target's accuracy.

Damage Moderate Damage (Negative)
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon corruptor 1 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender 2 (Defender)
Effects Ranged
Foe: -Accuracy
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range Enhance Range
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs Enhance ToHit Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Damage Ranged Damage
IO To Hit Debuff ToHit Debuff

DarkCast DarkPit Dark Pit Edit

Envelops a targeted foe and any nearby enemies in a pit of negative energy. The attack deals no damage, but disorients all affected foes for a good while.

Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon corruptor 6 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender 10 (Defender)
Effects Ranged
Area of Effect
Foe: Disorient
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range Enhance Range
TO Training Disorient Duration Enhance Disorient Duration
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
Set Categories IO Stun Stuns

DarkCast SoulDrain Gloom Edit

Gloom slowly drains a target of life, while reducing his accuracy. Slower than dark blast, but deals more damage over time.

Damage High Damage over Time (Negative)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level V archetypeicon corruptor 1 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender 1 (Defender)
Effects Ranged
Foe: -Accuracy
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range Enhance Range
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs Enhance ToHit Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Damage Ranged Damage
IO To Hit Debuff ToHit Debuff

DarkCast LifeDrain Life Drain Edit

You can tap the power of the netherworld to steal some life from a target foe and reduce his accuracy. Some of that stolen life is transferred to you in the form of hit points.

Damage Moderate Damage (Negative)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon corruptor 26 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender 35 (Defender)
Effects Ranged
Foe: -Accuracy
Self Heal
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range Enhance Range
TO Training Heal Enhance Heal
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs Enhance ToHit Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Damage Ranged Damage
IO Healing Healing
IO To Hit Debuff ToHit Debuff

DarkCast Moonbeam Moonbeam Edit

An extremely long range and accurate beam of negative energy that deals tremendous damage and reduces the target's accuracy. This is a sniper attack, and like most sniper attacks, is best fired from a distance as it can be interrupted.

Damage Extreme Damage (Negative)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon corruptor 2 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender 4 (Defender)
Effects Ranged Sniper Attack
Foe: -Accuracy
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range Enhance Range
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs Enhance ToHit Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
TO Training Interrupt Time Reduce Interrupt Time
Set Categories IO Damage Ranged Damage
IO Interrupt Sniper Attacks
IO To Hit Debuff ToHit Debuff

DarkCast NightFall Night Fall Edit

Unleashes a cone shaped burst of particles from the netherworld. All targets within the modest range of this power take negative energy damage and have reduced accuracy.

Damage Moderate damage over time (Negative)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon corruptor 12 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender 20 (Defender)
Effects Ranged (Cone)
Foe: -Accuracy
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range Enhance Range
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs Enhance ToHit Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Damage Targeted AoE Damage
IO To Hit Debuff ToHit Debuff

DarkCast TenebrousTentacles Tenebrous Tentacles Edit

You can create a cone shaped rift to the netherworld that allows its native creatures to slip their oily tentacles into our reality. These creatures will snare all foes within range, immobilizing them while the tentacles drain their life and reduce their accuracy.

Damage Moderate damage over time (Negative)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon corruptor 8 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender 16 (Defender)
Effects Ranged (Cone)
Foe: -Accuracy
Foe: Immobilize
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range Enhance Range
TO Training Immobilization Duration Enhance Immobilization Duration
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs Enhance ToHit Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Damage Targeted AoE Damage
IO Immobilize Immobilize
IO To Hit Debuff ToHit Debuff

DarkCast Torrent Torrent Edit

You summon a wave of mire that sweeps away foes within its arc. The attack deals minimal negative energy damage, but sends foes flying and reduces their accuracy.

Damage Minor Damage (Negative)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon corruptor 18 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender 28 (Defender)
Effects Ranged (Cone)
Foe: Knockback
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range Enhance Range
TO Training KnockBack Distance Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs Enhance ToHit Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Damage Targeted AoE Damage
IO To Hit Debuff ToHit Debuff

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