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Shadowblade
Fast Assassin Rogue 
★☆☆☆☆☆

Shadowblade

Element: Dark Dark
30% vs Light Light units


Speed: Fast
Aether category: Silver

Epic: Duskblade

Shadowblade token 0
Swing IconFrom the Shadows Icon & Fast IconMartial Artist Icon
Stars Tokens Boost
★☆☆☆☆☆ 10 -
★★☆☆☆☆ 20 +12.5%
★★★☆☆☆ 70 +25%
★★★★☆☆ 100 +40%
★★★★★☆ 150 +60%
★★★★★★ 250 +100%
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In an instant he strikes the enemy, and in the next, avoids the enemy's strike.


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Shadowblade has the highest damage single attack of any Fast Hero.

Stats Base Max Resistances Base Max
Power 2,752 Nature  %  %
Attack 1,642 Fire  %  %
Defense 1,299 Water  %  %
Health 3,702 Light  %  %
Skill 1,558 Dark  %  %
Crit Chance  % 23% Spirit  %  %
Crit Multiplier x 2x
Dodge Chance  % 0%


Abilities (Active) Traits (Passive)
Swing Icon Slash Fast Icon Fast
From the Shadows Icon From the Shadows Martial Artist Icon Martial Artist
Vampiric Shurikens Icon Vampiric Shurikens Plague Spreader Icon Plague Spreader
Sickly Slice Icon Poisoned Blade Forbidden Technique Icon Forbidden Technique
Your Loss My Gain Icon Your Loss My Gain


Epic Shadowblade
Shadowblade Token 2
Epic Part 2 Part 3
Duskblade Insidious Hilt Infected Blade
Duskblade Insidious Hilt Infected Blade
If you have Shadowblade at level 50 or higher and fully ascended,
you can make this hero Epic.

Doing this raises it's Health/Atk/Def by a set percentage,
as well as adding a special effect to it's Basic Attack.
Effect: Chance to do a Critical attack for 1.25x damage, Death Blows grant an additional Diseasing attack
Check Epic Heroes for more information.


Shadowblade token 0 Shadowblade tokens: Normal Mode Icon x3 Challenge Mode Icon x1 + Aether Tokens Aether Shop Hourglass Events Trophy Icon PvP Tournament Portal Summon Honor Honor Summon

The Normal campaign and Challenge mode dungeon tokens are connected. If you got a token from a dungeon in a Normal campaign dungeon, you will not be able to collect tokens from the Challenge mode version of the dungeon (and vice versa) unless you refresh them.

Normal Mode Icon Main Campaign Dungeons: (3)
Chapter Lvl. Energy Icon Rooms Enemies Area Evos Boss
1-6 6 7 4 9 Crypt Light Evo Larva Chief JubJub
4-2 10 5 4 9 Crypt Dark Evo Larva Merciless Argor
9-5 26 7 6 22 Crypt Light Evo LarvaLight EvoEarth Sisters Overlord Absalom
Challenge Mode Icon Challenge Mode Dungeons: (1)
Chapter Lvl. Energy Icon Rooms Enemies Area Evos Boss
4-2 5 Crypt Dark Evo Larva Merciless Argor
Rune Slots: Rune slot DarkRune slot DarkRune slot FireRune slot NatureRune slot Water
Shadowblade has the standard rune slots for a Dark Dark hero.
Dark Dark Dark Dark Fire Fire Nature Nature Water Water
Rune slot Dark Rune slot Dark Rune slot Fire Rune slot Nature Rune slot Water
Attacks (range & type): Melee/Ranged & Physical
Buffs & Debuffs: CRIT guarantee/Evading/Leech/Poisoned/Purge
Abilities & Traits: Swing IconFrom the Shadows IconVampiric Shurikens IconSickly Slice Icon & Fast IconMartial Artist IconPlague Spreader IconForbidden Technique IconYour Loss My Gain Icon

Slash

Swing Icon
Basic Attack (None)

Basic Melee Physical Attack for [32% ATK] base damage to a single target. Upgrading increases damage output to [49.5% ATK].

From the Shadows

From the Shadows Icon
Special Attack (5 turns)

A Melee Physical attack with a guaranteed CRIT for [85% ATK] base damage that purges 1 buff, ignores armor; with a buff that increases Dodge. Upgrading increases the amount of Dodge gained and the damage output of the skill.

Vampiric Shurikens

Vampiric Shurikens Icon
Special Attack (5 turns), requires Shadowblade token-0 1st Ascension

Ranged Physical attack that hits target and [1+ 1 at lvl 20/40] random enemies for [40% ATK] base damage, gaining health equal to 100% of the damage dealt.

Poisoned Blade

Sickly Slice Icon
Special Attack (5 turns), requires Shadowblade Token 2 2nd Ascension

Melee Physical attack with a chance to Poison.

Fast

Fast Icon
Trait (Passive)

Attacks first. Heroes sharing the same speed trait go in order of positioning. Fast is the opposing trait of Slow.

Martial Artist

Martial Artist Icon
Trait (Passive)

Increased CRIT (+10%) and Dodge chance (+20%).

Plague Spreader

Plague Spreader Icon
Trait (Passive), requires Shadowblade token-0 1st Ascension

Chance to inflict Disease on any CRIT.

Forbidden Technique

Forbidden Technique Icon
Trait (Passive), requires Shadowblade Token 2 2nd Ascension

Assassin allies gain Evasion for 1 turn when starting a dungeon.

Your Loss My Gain

Your Loss My Gain Icon
Trait (Passive), requires Shadowblade Token 2 2nd Ascension

Gains +1 energy on each death blow.

Ascension: Dark Evo LarvaDark EvoNature Evo LarvaSpirit = Shadowblade token-0 + Vampiric Shurikens IconPlague Spreader Icon & BushidoDark Evo MonarchNature Evo = Shadowblade Token 2 + Sickly Slice IconForbidden Technique IconYour Loss My Gain Icon
First Ascension Second Ascension
Dark Evo Larva Dark Evo Larva 30x Bushido Bushido Evo 4x
Dark Evo Dark Evo 9x Dark Evo Monarch Dark Evo Monarch 10x
Nature Evo Larva Nature Evo Larva 9x Nature Evo Nature Evo 30x
Spirit Spirit Evo 5x
Vampiric Shurikens Icon Vampiric Shurikens (Special Attack/5 Turns) Sickly Slice Icon Poisoned Blade (Special Attack/5 Turns)
Plague Spreader Icon Plague Spreader (Trait/Passive) Forbidden Technique Icon Forbidden Technique (Trait/Passive)
Your Loss My Gain Icon Your Loss My Gain (Trait/Passive)
Synergies with other Heroes: Stealth Technique IconSecret Technique IconSurprise Technique IconWarrior's Chi IconDark Shroud IconDark Deception IconHaunted Past IconCritical Energy IconCleansing Aura IconEyes of the Beholder IconFire Nova IconFrost-tipped Blades IconHonor Guard IconIcy Embrace IconIFF Targeting IconImmunize IconLead By Example IconMaster Assassin IconMaster Healer IconMend IconShielding Soul IconSpread the Wealth IconTeam Energy Vault IconTeam Precision IconVenomous Embrace
Shadowblade token 0 Shadowblade can get following passive buffs when teamed up with other Heroes:

Assassin Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Stealth Technique Icon Stealth Technique (Trait) by Masuta token 0 Masuta Kira
Assassin allies have a chance to enter Stealth (takes -50% damage until the hero's next turn) at the start of the dungeon and at the end of their action.
Secret Technique Icon Secret Technique (Trait) by Sifu token Sifu Jianzhi
All Assassin allies gain Shield Piercing on basic attacks.
Forbidden Technique Icon Forbidden Technique (Trait) by Shadowblade token 0 Shadowblade
Assassin allies gain Evasion for 1 turn when starting a dungeon.
Surprise Technique Icon Surprise Technique (Trait) by Black Diamond token 0 Black Diamond
All Assassin allies gain a chance to apply Off-Balance on basic attacks.
Warrior's Chi Icon Warrior's Chi (Special Attack) by Sifu token Sifu Jianzhi
Heal self, then allied Assassins and Warriors gain a DEF boost, +1 Energy, and Haste.
Dark Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Dark Shroud Icon Dark Shroud (Trait) by Shade token 0 Shade
Dark heroes on your team are dealt reduced damage and are immune to all debuffs for the first turn. (This trait adds Shrouded debuff to all enemies and can be purged.)
Dark Deception Icon Dark Deception (Trait) by Kobal token Kobal the Pestilent
Dark allies start dungeons with extra energy.
Haunted Past Icon Haunted Past (Special Attack) by Shade token 0 Shade
Melee Spirit Attack on enemy that fears target and Haunts the enemy team, amplifying Dark damage dealt by x2. (In fact the Haunted debuff doubles all damage dealt by Dark heroes including Spirit and Physical damage, not only Dark damage.)
All Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Critical Energy Icon Critical Energy (Trait) by Indigo token Indigo
Boosts team energy by +1 on CRIT from an attack. All skills currently on cooldown have their delays reduced by 1 turn.
Cleansing Aura Icon Cleansing Aura (Trait) by Dagrund token Dagrund Blacksmoke
Cleanses 1 Debuff on all allies at the start of this Hero's turn.
Eyes of the Beholder Icon Eyes of the Beholder (Special Attack) by Iris token 0 Iris
Buffs allies' attack by [20%/30%/50%], then Ranged Dark attack on enemies. The ATK buff and amount of targets depend on the rank (I-III) of this ability.
Fire Nova Icon Fire Nova (Special Attack) by Ignus Ignus the Mad
Ranged Fire attack on all enemies. Allies gain a chance to burn on basic attacks for 3 turns. Rage adds additional chance to burn.
Frost-tipped Blades Icon Frost-Tipped Blades (Trait) by Takumi token Samurai Takumi
Gives all allies' melee physical attacks a chance to inflict Chill on a hit.
Honor Guard Icon Honor Guard (Trait) by
Will jump in front of a single target death blow attack on an ally.
Icy Embrace Icon Icy Embrace (Trait) by Icebloom token 0 Icebloom
All allies heal [25/35/50]% of their maximum health when inflicted with Frozen. Enemy and ally skills inflicting Frozen on allies will trigger this effect. The gained health depends on rank (I-III) of this trait.
IFF Targeting Icon IFF Targeting (Basic Attack) by Bauble token 0 Bauble
Melee physical attack on target enemy, OR heals target friendly construct, OR target ally gains a class-specific buff (Tanks get DEF+, Casters get CRIT+ and SKL+, all others get ATK+).
Immunize Icon Immunize (Trait) by Zen token 0 Zen
Each ally healed will gain Impervious (Cannot be Poisoned, Burned, Frozen, Chilled, Shocked, nor Diseased) for two turns.
Lead By Example Icon Lead By Example (Trait) by High King Valkin token 0 High King Valkin
Allies will follow-up any attack made by this Hero with a basic attack.
Master Assassin Icon Master Assassin (Trait) by Black Diamond token 0 Black Diamond
Allied single target abilities have 100% more Damage on CRITs.
Master Healer Icon Master Healer (Trait) by Ember Sanguine token 0 Ember Sanguine
Heals all allies 2.5% every turn.
Mend Icon Mend (Trait) by NubNub token 0 Chief NubNub
Heal Team for [50% ATK] on CRIT. Triggers when landing a critical hit from a basic attack.
Shielding Soul Icon Shielding Soul (Trait) by Dagrund token Dagrund Blacksmoke
When this Hero is killed, all allies gain an Aegis Shield.
Spread the Wealth Icon Spread the Wealth (Trait) by Augustus the paladin token 0 Augustus
When at full health, this hero heals the entire party for a small portion of their health every round.
Team Energy Vault Icon Team Energy Vault (Trait) by Ekko token Ekko
100% chance (immunity) that the team not will lose Energy from an enemy attack. Energy takes your skills off of cooldown by 1 per turn.
Team Precision Icon Team Precision (Trait) by Pignius token 0 Pignius Maximus
Ally crit damage is increased. All team allies get the trait 'Weak Spot' which increases the CRIT multiplier (x2 becomes x2.5).
Venomous Embrace Venomous Embrace (Trait) by Cobressa token 0 Cobressa
Heals allies [2.5/5]% for each instance of Venom on the enemies. The amount (%) depends on the rank (I/II) the trait.
Counters: Man Eater IconAvatar of Light IconPerfect Swing IconMaster of Combat IconProvoking Poke Icon
Shadowblade token 0 Shadowblade can be countered by making use of the following traits and special attacks:

Male Heroes are vulnerable to:

Man Eater Icon Man Eater (Trait) by Daeris token 0 Shadow Queen Daeris
[1.5x/1.75x] boosted damage vs Male Heroes. The boost depends on the rank (I/II) of this trait.
Dark Heroes are vulnerable to:

Avatar of Light Icon Avatar of Light (Trait) by Leonidus token 0 Leonidus
Light allies are immune to Dark elemental bonuses.
Dodger Heroes are vulnerable to:

Perfect Swing Icon Perfect Swing (Trait) by
Attacks dealt by this hero never misses nor can they be evaded.
Master of Combat Icon Master of Combat (Trait) by
Hansuke Undying token 0 Hansuke Undying
Takumi token Samurai Takumi
Armored Hero that cannot miss nor be dodged. (This trait combines Perfect Swing and Armored.)
Provoking Poke Icon Provoking Poke (Basic Attack) by Aria token 0 Aria
Undodgeable melee physical attack on an enemy that will force/provoke them to attack her next turn.
Skins: (2) Shadowblade Token 2Shadowblade Assassin token
Shadowblade default skinShadowblade Assassin skin

Uses in PVP

Put Shadowblade token 0 Shadowblade in the first slot/make him move first in both PVP offence and defence so he can use his From the Shadows Icon From the Shadows attack as soon as possible. In defence this way Shadowblade can counter attacks from Zen token 0 Zen and Black Diamond token 0 Black Diamond. In offence he can eliminate the threat of Black Diamond token 0 Black Diamond or Zen token 0 Zen when they are in the second fast slot, e.g. Tsume token 0 Tsume (normal), NubNub token 0 Chief NubNub (slow), Kai Makani token 0 Kai Makani (1st fast), Black Diamond token 0 Black Diamond (2nd fast).

Don't forget to give Shadowblade the Blessing of the Seeker.

Notes and Tips

  • Shadowblade is obtained as the 3rd daily reward.
  • From the Shadows Icon From the Shadows guarantees a CRIT even when Shadowblade is diseased (normally the Diseased debuff blocks the chance to land critical hits).

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