Shadowdancer

From DDO Compendium


Overview

There are secrets hidden in the shadows, ready for the taking for those brave enough to seek them.

Well? Are you game?

Shadowdancers use a mixture of weapons and magic to strike from the shadows. No matter their choice of spells or steel, they attack from the shadows and can kill foes instantly.

Core enhancements


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SpentRequirements
Enhancement Shadow Training Icon.png
Shadow Training
  • Gain the Magical Training feat
  • +1 Epic bonus to all Spell DCs
  • +5 Melee Power
  • +4 Ranged Power
  • +1 Sneak Attack Dice
  • +50 Spell Points
  • +5 Force Spell Power
  • +5 Universal Spell Sower
110
  • Level 20
  • Shadowdancer Enabled
Enhancement Step through Shadow Icon.png
Step through Shadow

Cooldown: 2 Minutes

Spell Dimension Door Icon.pngSpell-Like Ability:
Dimension Door
Cooldown: 2 Minutes
You may use Metamagic Feats when casting Spell-Like Abilities at no additional cost.


Passive:

  • +1 Epic bonus to all Spell DCs
  • +5 Melee Power
  • +4 Ranged Power
  • +1 Sneak Attack Dice
  • +50 Spell Points
  • +5 Force Spell Power
  • +5 Universal Spell Sower
115
  • Level 23
  • Shadow Training
Enhancement The Darkest Luck Icon.png
The Darkest Luck
  • Gain the first you don't have:
  • +1 Epic bonus to all Spell DCs
  • +5 Melee Power
  • +4 Ranged Power
  • +1 Sneak Attack Dice
  • +50 Spell Points
  • +5 Force Spell Power
  • +5 Universal Spell Sower
1110
  • Level 26
  • Step through Shadow
Tier 1 enhancements
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SpentRequirements
Enhancement Stealthy (Shadowdancer) Icon.png
Stealthy
Rank 1:
  • +1 Reflex Saving Throw
  • +2 Hide
  • +2 Move Silently
Rank 2:
  • +2 Reflex Saving Throw
  • +4 Hide
  • +4 Move Silently
Rank 3:
311
  • Level 20
Enhancement Cover of Darkness Icon.png
Cover of Darkness
Rank 1:
  • -10% Threat from all sources
Rank 2:
  • -20% Threat from all sources
Rank 3:
  • -30% Threat from all sources
  • Gain benefits of the Nightshield spell
311
  • Level 20
Enhancement Well of Darkness Icon.png
Well of Darkness
Rank 1:
  • +30 Spell Points
Rank 2:
  • +60 Spell Points
Rank 3:
  • +100 Spell Points
  • +5 Force Spell Power
  • +5 Universal Spell Power
311
  • Level 20
Assassinate (Shadowdancer) Icon.png
Assassinate
Rank 1:
  • +2 Assassinate DCs
Rank 2:
  • +4 Assassinate DCs
Rank 3:
  • +6 Assassinate DCs
311
  • Level 20
Enhancement Technician Icon.png
Technician
Rank 1:
  • +2 Search
  • +2 Spot
  • +2 Disable Device
  • +2 Open Lock
Rank 2:
  • +4 Search
  • +4 Spot
  • +4 Disable Device
  • +4 Open Lock
Rank 3:
  • +6 Search
  • +6 Spot
  • +6 Disable Device
  • +6 Open Lock
  • If you have the Nimble Fingers feat:
    • +1 Sneak Attack Dice
311
  • Level 20
Tier 2 enhancements
EnhancementBenefitRanksDestiny
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SpentRequirements
Enhancement Sleight of Hand Icon.png
Sleight of Hand
Rank 1:
  • +2 Use Magic Device
  • When using a Wand, Scroll, or other item that casts spells:
    • +25% Damage
    • +25% Healing
  • When using an Offensive Wand
    • +1 to the save DC
Rank 2:
  • +4 Use Magic Device
  • When using a Wand, Scroll, or other item that casts spells:
    • +50% Damage
    • +50% Healing
  • When using an Offensive Wand
    • +2 to the save DC
Rank 3:
  • +6 Use Magic Device
  • When using a Wand, Scroll, or other item that casts spells:
    • +75% Damage
    • +75% Healing
  • When using an Offensive Wand
    • +3 to the save DC
315
  • Level 20
Enhancement Dance in the Dark Icon.png
Dance in the Dark
Rank 1:
  • +1 Sneak Attack Dice
Rank 2:
  • +2 Sneak Attack Dice
Rank 3:
  • +3 Sneak Attack Dice
315
  • Level 20
Enhancement Shadowform Icon.png
Shadowform

Cooldown: 10 Seconds

Shadowdancer Destiny Mantle: Activate to gain:

  • +30% Enhancement bonus to Movement Speed
  • 25% Insight bonus to Sneak Speed
  • 25% Insight bonus to Casting Movement Speed
  • Ghost Touch on your weapons
    • May bypass the Incorporeality of monsters
125
  • Level 20
Enhancement Lithe Icon.png
Lithe
Rank 1:
  • +2 Reflex Save
  • +2 Armor Class
  • +2 Light Armor Maximum Dexterity Bonus
Rank 2:
  • +4 Reflex Save
  • +4 Armor Class
  • +4 Light Armor Maximum Dexterity Bonus
Rank 3:
  • +6 Reflex Save
  • +6 Armor Class
  • +6 Light Armor Maximum Dexterity Bonus
  • +5 Force Spell Power
  • +5 Universal Spell Power
315
  • Level 20
Enhancement Shadowdancer Epic Strike Icon.png
Epic Strike

Multiple Selection

Select an Epic Strike
125
  • Level 20
Tier 3 enhancements
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SpentRequirements
Enhancement Grim Precision Icon.png
Grim Precision
Rank 1:
  • +1 Spell penetration
  • +5% Fortification Bypass
Rank 2:
  • +2 Spell penetration
  • +10% Fortification Bypass
Rank 3:
  • +3 Spell penetration
  • +15% Fortification Bypass
3110
  • Level 23
Enhancement Shadow Sealed Icon.png
Shadow Sealed

Multiple Selection

Select an enhancement to Spell Casting or Melee/Ranged
1110
  • Level 23
Enhancement Depths of Darkness Icon.png
Depths of Darkness

While Shadowdancer Destiny Mantle is active:

  • +25% Incorporeality
  • +25% Concealment
1210
  • Level 23
Enhancement Shadowdancer Spell Focus Icon.png
Shadowdancer Spell Focus

Multiple Selection

+1/2/3 Illusion, Necromancy, Abjuration or Enchantment DCs
3110
  • Level 23
Enhancement Meld Into Darkness Icon.png
Epic Strike Upgrade

Multiple Selection

Select an upgrade for your Epic Strike
1210
  • Level 23
Tier 4 enhancements
EnhancementBenefitRanksDestiny
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SpentRequirements
Enhancement Pierce the Gloom Icon.png
Pierce the Gloom
Rank 1:
  • +1 to Hit
  • +1 to Hit for Sneak Attacks
  • +1 to Hit while Flanking
Rank 2:
  • +2 to Hit
  • +2 to Hit for Sneak Attacks
  • +2 to Hit while Flanking
Rank 3:
  • +3 to Hit
  • +3 to Hit for Sneak Attacks
  • +3 to Hit while Flanking
  • Immunity to Silence
  • Immunity to Quell
  • Immunity to Blindness
3120
  • Level 26
Enhancement From the Shadows Icon.png
From the Shadows

Cooldown: 20 Seconds

If you are Stealthed, Active to:

  • Invisibly move some distance in front of you
  • Grants you the Epic Strike buffs
    • If you have it trained
1220
  • Level 26
Enhancement Dark Mercy Icon.png
Dark Mercy
While Shadowdancer Destiny Mantle is active:
Rank 1:
  • +5% damage versus the Helpless
Rank 2:
  • +10% damage versus the Helpless
Rank 3:
  • +15% damage versus the Helpless
3120
  • Level 26
Enhancement Bring Darkness Icon.png
Bring Darkness
  • Upon rolling a natural 20 with melee and ranged attack:
    • Apply a stack of Darkness
  • If you have have First Blood
    • Triggers off spell casts
    • When it procs, it also applies a stack of Darkness
  • Darkness
    • -3 Spell Resistance
    • -3 Physical Resistance Rating
    • -3 Magical Resistance Rating
    • Stacks up to 3 times
    • Lasts 12 seconds
1220
  • Level 26
Enhancement Shadowdancer Epic Strike Icon.png
Improved Epic Strike Upgrade

Multiple Selection

Select an upgrade for your Epic Strike
1220
  • Level 26
Tier 5 enhancements
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SpentRequirements
Spell Weird Icon.png
Epic Ability

Multiple Selection

Add an epic ability
1130
  • Level 30
Enhancement Imposing Force Icon.png
Just a Taste

While wielding a Bow, Crossbow, Thrown , Quarterstaff or Finessable Weapon:

  • +1 Critical Multiplier when rolling 19-20
1230
  • Level 30
Enhancement Greater Shadowform Icon.png
Greater Shadowform

While Shadowdancer Destiny Mantle is active:

  • Assume the form of an illusory Shadow
  • +20 Hide
  • +20 Move Silently
  • +10 Force Spell Power
  • +10 Universal Spell Power
  • You float as if you had Feather Fall
    • No longer triggering pressure plates or bear traps
1130
  • Level 30
Enhancement Shadowdancer Spell Focus Icon.png
Greater Shadowdancer Spell Focus
Rank 1:
  • +1 Spell DCs
Rank 2:
  • +2 Spell DCs
Rank 3:
  • +3 Spell DCs
3130
  • Level 30
Enhancement Shadow Mastery Icon.png
Shadow Mastery

Cooldown: 5 Minutes

Epic Moment: Activate:

  • You become Invisible
    • For duration, you can't break Invisibility
  • +3d6 Sneak Attack Dice
  • +50% Incorporeality
  • Effects of Dark Imbuement and Meld Into Darkness
    • Fully upgraded versions
  • Non-boss enemies that miss you
    • Are slain by a Phantasmal Killer effect
    • No save
1230
  • Level 30