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Dark Arts is the name of a Scholar ability in Final Fantasy XI. It becomes available to a scholar starting at level 10 and may be used with Scholar as a subjob at level 20. It has a 1 minute recast time. Light Arts and Dark Arts are mutually exclusive. Using one ability will erase the other's bonus if present. It has the following effects:

  • Using Dark Arts gives a scholar access to abilities that enhance black magic.
  • Dark Arts reduces MP costs for Black Magic spells by 10%, and increases MP costs for White Magic spells by 20%.
  • Dark Arts decreases casting time for black magic by 5-10%, and increases casting time for white magic by 20%.
  • Dark Arts reduces recast time for black magic by 10%, and increases recast time for white magic by 20%.
  • Raises the skill cap for Elemental Magic, Enfeebling Magic, and Dark Magic from a D rating to a B rating. This will increase sub job skills to the main job's level at a B rating.

Enhanced By

  • Scholar's Gown
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