Black Mage Skills Overview
Guide Info
Last Updated: 12 Apr, 2022
Patch Applicable: 6.1
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Actions

Icon Action Level Type MP Casting Recast Description
Blizzard
Blizzard 1 Spell 400 2.5s 2.5s Deals ice damage with a potency of 180.
Fire
Fire 2 Spell 800 2.5s 2.5s Deals fire damage with a potency of 180.
Transpose
Transpose 4 Ability - Instant 5s Swaps Astral Fire with a single Umbral Ice or Umbral Ice with a single Astral Fire.
Thunder
Thunder 6 Spell 200 2.5s 2.5s Deals lightning damage with a potency of 30. Additional Effect: Deals lightning damage over time with a potency of 35 for 21s.
Blizzard II
Blizzard II 12 Spell 800 3s 2.5s Deals ice damage with a potency of 100 to all nearby enemies.
Scathe
Scathe 15 Spell 800 Instant 2.5s Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 100.
Fire II
Fire II 18 Spell 1,500 3s 2.5s Deals fire damage with a potency of 100 to target and all enemies nearby it. Grants Enhanced Flare.
Thunder II
Thunder II 26 Spell 400 2.5s 2.5s Deals lightning damage with a potency of 50 to target and all enemies near it. Additional Effect: Deals Lightning damage over time with a potency of 15 for 18s.
Manaward
Manaward 30 Ability - Instant 120s Creates a barrier that nullifies damage totaling up to 30% of maximum HP.
ManaFont
Manafont 30 Ability - Instant 120s Restores 30% of maximum MP.
Fire III
Fire III 354 Spell 2,000 3.5s 2.5s Deals fire damage with a potency of 260.
Blizzard III
Blizzard III 35 Spell 800 3.5s 2.5s Deals ice damage with a potency of 260.
Freeze
Freeze 40 Spell 1,000 2.5s 2.5s Deals ice damage with a potency of 120 to target and all enemies near it. Can only be executed under the effect of Umbral Ice.
Thunder III
Thunder III 45 Spell 400 2.5s 2.5s Deals lightning damage with a potency of 50. Additional Effect: Deals lightning damage over time with a potency of 35 for 30s.
Aetherial Manipulation
Aetherial Manipulation 50 Ability - Instant 10s Rush to a target party member’s side. Unable to cast if bound.
Flare
Flare 50 Spell All 4s 2.5s Deals fire damage to a target and all enemies near it with a potency of 220 (or 280 under the effect of Enhanced Flare) for the first enemy, and 40% less for all remaining enemies.
Ley Lines
Ley Lines 52 Ability - Instant 120s Connects with naturally occurring ley lines to create a circle of power which, while standing within it, reduces spell cast time, recast time and auto-attack delay by 15%.
Sharpcast
Sharpcast 54 Ability - Instant 30s Ensures the next Scathe, Fire, Paradox, or Thunder spell cast will, for the first hit, trigger Scathe’s additional effect, Firestarter or Thundercloud respectively. Holds up to two charges.
Blizzard IV
Blizzard IV 58 Spell 800 2.5s 2.5s Deals ice damage with a potency of 310.
Fire IV
Fire IV 60 Spell 800 2.8s 2.5s Deals fire damage with a potency of 310.
Between the Lines
Between the Lines 62 Ability - Instant 3s Move instantly to Ley Lines drawn by you. Cannot be executed while bound.
Thunder IV
Thunder IV 64 Spell 400 2.5s 2.5s Deals lightning damage with a potency of 50 to target and all enemies near it. Additional Effect: Deals lightning damage over time with a potency of 20 for 40s.
Triplecast
Triplecast 66 Ability - Instant 60s The next three spells will require no cast time. Can hold up to two charges.
Foul
Foul 70 Spell - Instant 2.5s Deals unaspected damage to target and all enemies near it with a potency of 560 for the first enemy, and 60% less for all remaining enemies. Polyglot Cost: 1
Despair
Despair 72 Spell All 3s 2.5s Deals fire damage with a potency of 340.
Umbral Soul
Umbral Soul 76 Spell - Instant 2.5s Grants Umbral Ice and 1 Umbral Heart.
Xenoglossy
Xenoglossy 80 Spell - Instant 2.5s Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 760. Polyglot Cost: 1
High Fire II
High Fire II 82 Spell 1500 Instant 3s Deals fire damage with a potency of 140 to target and all enemies nearby. Also removes Umbral Ice, while applying Astral Fire III. Lasts 15 seconds and grants Enhanced Flare.
High Blizzard II
High Blizzard II 82 Spell 800 3s 2.5s Deals ice damage with a potency of 140 to target and all enemies nearby. Also removes Astral Fire, while applying Umbral Ice III. Lasts 15 seconds.
Amplifier
Amplifier 86 Ability - Instant 120s Grants Polyglot. Can only be used under the effect of Astral Fire or Umbral Ice.
Paradox
Paradox 90 Spell 1600 2.5s 2.5s Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 500. While under the effect of Astral Fire, refreshes the duration of Astral Fire to 15s and has a 40% chance to grant a Firestarter proc. When used under Umbral Ice, spell is cast immediately, requires no MP to cast and refreshes the duration of Umbral Ice to 15s. Can only be executed under the effect of Paradox.

Magic Ranged DPS actions

Icon Action Level Type MP Casting Recast Description
Addle
Addle 8 Ability - Instant 90s Lowers the target’s physical damage dealt by 5% and magic damage dealt by 10% for ten seconds.
Sleep
Sleep 10 Spell 800 2.5s 2.5s Puts target and all enemies nearby to sleep for 30 seconds. Cancels any auto-attacks when cast.
Swiftcast
Swiftcast 18 Ability - Instant 60s Next spell is cast immediately.
Lucid Dreaming
Lucid Dreaming 24 Ability - Instant 60s Gradually restores own MP.
Surecast
Surecast 44 Ability - Instant 120s Spells can be cast without interruption. Nullifies most incoming knockback and draw-in effects for 6s.
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  • 26 Oct, 2021
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