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Ninja Melee DPS

Hailing from the war-torn lands of the Far East, the secret arts of the ninja were born of necessity, and have since given rise to a unique breed of highly-trained combatants.

Able to manipulate the vital energies of the land, the air, and living beings, they manifest their power through the weaving of signs, unleashing a wide array of attacks against their foes. Master the arts of the ninja and learn to bend the tide of battle to your will.

Last Update: 01/08/2019

Actions & Traits

Job Actions

Action Name

Acquired

Type

Cast

Recast

Cost

Range


Radius

Effect

Spinning Edge

Lv. 1

Weaponskill Instant 2.5s 50 TP 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 150.

Shade Shift

Lv. 2

Ability Instant 120s - 0y
0y
Create shadows that nullify physical damage up to 20% of maximum HP.
Duration: 20s

Gust Slash

Lv. 4

Weaponskill Instant 2.5s 50 TP 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 100.
Combo Action: Spinning Edge
Combo Potency: 200

Hide

Lv. 10

Ability Instant 20s - 0y
0y
Blend in with your surroundings, making it impossible for most enemies to detect you, but reducing movement speed by 50%. Has no effect on enemies 10 levels higher than your own, or certain enemies with special sight.
Cannot be executed while in combat.
Effect ends upon use of any action other than Sprint, or upon reuse of Hide.
Additional Effect: Resets ninjutsu recast timers if out of combat

Assassinate

Lv. 12

Ability Instant 40s - 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 200.
Can only be executed when target's HP is below 20%.

Throwing Dagger
Class Quest

Lv. 15

Weaponskill Instant 2.5s 120 TP 15y
0y
Delivers a ranged attack with a potency of 120.

Lv. 15

Ability Instant 90s - 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 140.
Additional Effect: Increases the chance of additional items being dropped by target if Mug is dealt before, or as, the finishing blow
Additional Effect: Increases Ninki Gauge by 30

Trick Attack

Lv. 18

Ability Instant 60s - 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 240.
400 when executed from a target's rear.
Rear Bonus: Increases target's damage taken by 10%
Duration: 10s
Can only be executed while under the effect of Hide.

Aeolian Edge

Lv. 26

Weaponskill Instant 2.5s 40 TP 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 100.
160 when executed from a target's rear.
Combo Action: Gust Slash
Combo Potency: 280
Rear Combo Potency: 340

Jugulate
Class Quest

Lv. 30

Ability Instant 30s - 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 80.
Additional Effect: Silence
Duration: 1s

Ten
Job Quest

Lv. 30

Ability Instant 0.5s - 0y
0y
Make the ritual mudra hand gesture for "heaven."
Duration: 5s
Shares a recast timer with Ninjutsu and the mudra Chi and Jin.

Ninjutsu

Lv. 30

Ability Instant 20s - 0y
0y
Executes a specific ninjutsu action coinciding with the combination of mudra made immediately beforehand.
If any other ability, spell, or weaponskill is used before the mudra are combined and the ninjutsu executed, the action will fail.
The recast timer will begin cooldown upon ninjutsu execution, or when a mudra timer runs out.
Shares a recast timer with the mudra Ten, Chi, and Jin.

Chi
Job Quest

Lv. 35

Ability Instant 0.5s - 0y
0y
Make the ritual mudra hand gesture for "earth."
Duration: 5s
Shares a recast timer with Ninjutsu and the mudra Ten and Jin.

Shadow Fang

Lv. 38

Weaponskill Instant 2.5s 40 TP 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 100.
Combo Action: Gust Slash
Combo Potency: 200
Combo Bonus: Damage over time
Potency: 40
Duration: 21s
Combo Bonus: Reduces target's slashing resistance by 10%
Duration: 21s

Shukuchi
Job Quest

Lv. 40

Ability Instant 60s - 20y
0y
Move quickly to the specified location.
Cannot use when bound.

Death Blossom

Lv. 42

Weaponskill Instant 2.5s 100 TP 0y
5y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 110 to all nearby enemies.

Jin
Job Quest

Lv. 45

Ability Instant 0.5s - 0y
0y
Make the ritual mudra hand gesture for "man."
Duration: 5s
Shares a recast timer with Ninjutsu and the mudra Ten and Chi.

Kassatsu
Job Quest

Lv. 50

Ability Instant 120s - 0y
0y
Resets the ninjutsu recast timer while ensuring critical damage for the next ninjutsu action.
Duration: 15s

Smoke Screen
Job Quest

Lv. 52

Ability Instant 180s - 25y
0y
Creates a wall of smoke, reducing enmity generation of a single party member.
Duration: 20s

Armor Crush
Job Quest

Lv. 54

Weaponskill Instant 2.5s 40 TP 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 100.
160 when executed from a target's flank.
Combo Action: Gust Slash
Combo Potency: 240
Flank Combo Potency: 300
Combo Bonus: Extends Huton duration by 30s to a maximum of 70s

Shadewalker
Job Quest

Lv. 56

Ability Instant 120s - 25y
0y
Grants target party member the effect of Silhouette, diverting to target 80% of all enmity generated by caster. No effect when target is under the effect of Shadewalker.
Duration: 15s

Duality
Job Quest

Lv. 58

Ability Instant 90s - 0y
0y
Doubles the number of strikes for a single-target weaponskill. Combo bonuses and additional effects will only be applied once.
Duration: 10s

Dream Within a Dream
Job Quest

Lv. 60

Ability Instant 60s - 3y
0y
Delivers a threefold attack, each hit with a potency of 150.

Hellfrog Medium

Lv. 62

Ability Instant - Ninki: 80 25y
6y
Delivers fire damage with a potency of 400 to target and all enemies nearby it.
Ninki Gauge Cost: 80

Bhavacakra

Lv. 68

Ability Instant 50s Ninki: 80 3y
0y
Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 600.
Ninki Gauge Cost: 80

Ten Chi Jin
Job Quest

Lv. 70

Ability Instant 100s - 0y
0y
Resets ninjutsu recast timer, twice reduces ninjutsu recast time to 1 second, and eliminates required mudra consumption for ninjutsu execution. Also doubles ninjutsu potency.
Duration: 10s
Ninki Gauge Cost: 80
Only mudra and ninjutsu available while active. The same ninjutsu cannot be executed twice. Ninjutsu recast timer will begin cooldown upon fading.
Effect ends upon moving.

* The following actions were removed with the release of patch 4.0: Kiss of the Wasp, Mutilate, Goad, Sneak Attack, Kiss of the Viper, and Dancing Edge.

Ninjutsu

Action Name

Acquired

Type

Cast

Recast

Cost

Range


Radius

Effect

Fuma Shuriken

- Ability Instant 20s - 25y
0y
Delivers a ranged ninjutsu attack with a potency of 240.
Mudra Combination: Any one of the Ten, Chi, or Jin mudra

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.

Katon

- Ability Instant 20s - 15y
5y
Delivers fire damage with a potency of 250 to target and all enemies nearby it.
Mudra Combination: Chi→Ten or Jin→Ten

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.

Raiton

- Ability Instant 20s - 15y
0y
Delivers lightning damage with a potency of 360.
Mudra Combination: Ten→Chi or Jin→Chi

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.

Hyoton

- Ability Instant 20s - 25y
0y
Delivers ice damage with a potency of 140.
Additional Effect: Bind
Duration: 15s
Mudra Combination: Ten→Jin or Chi→Jin
Cancels auto-attack upon execution.

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.

Huton

- Ability Instant 20s - 0y
0y
Reduces weaponskill recast time, and auto-attack delay by 15%.
Duration: 70s
Mudra Combination: Jin→Chi→Ten or Chi→Jin→Ten

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.

Doton

- Ability Instant 20s - 0y
5y
Creates a patch of corrupted earth, dealing damage with a potency of 45 to any enemies who enter.
Duration: 24s
Additional Effect: Heavy +40%
Mudra Combination: Ten→Jin→Chi or Jin→Ten→Chi

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.

Suiton

- Ability Instant 20s - 15y
0y
Delivers water damage with a potency of 180.
Additional Effect: Grants Suiton
Duration: 10s
Suiton Effect: Allows execution of weaponskills which require the effect of Hide, without being under that effect
Mudra Combination: Ten→Chi→Jin or Chi→Ten→Jin

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.

Role Actions

Role actions are abilities common to classes and jobs with the same role.
Both jobs and classes can select and use up to ten role actions.

Action Name

Acquired

Type

Cast

Recast

Cost

Range


Radius

Effect

Second Wind

Lv. 8

Ability Instant 120s - 0y
0y
Instantly restores own HP.
Cure Potency: 500
Cure potency varies with current attack power.

Arm's Length

Lv. 12

Ability Instant 60s - 0y
0y
Creates a barrier nullifying most knockback and draw-in effects.
Duration: 5s
Additional Effect: Slow +20% when barrier is struck
Duration: 15s

Leg Sweep

Lv. 16

Ability Instant 40s - 3y
0y
Stuns target.
Duration: 3s

Diversion

Lv. 20

Ability Instant 120s - 0y
0y
Reduces enmity generation.
Duration: 30s

Invigorate

Lv. 24

Ability Instant 120s - 0y
0y
Instantly restores 400 TP.

Bloodbath

Lv. 32

Ability Instant 90s - 0y
0y
Converts a portion of physical damage dealt into HP.
Duration: 20s

Goad

Lv. 36

Ability Instant 180s - 30y
0y
Refreshes TP of a single party member.
Duration: 30s

Feint

Lv. 40

Ability Instant 120s - 10y
0y
Lowers target's strength and dexterity by 10%.
Duration: 10s

Crutch

Lv. 44

Ability Instant 90s - 30y
0y
Removes Bind and Heavy from target party member other than self.

True North

Lv. 48

Ability Instant 90s - 0y
0y
Nullifies all action direction requirements.
Duration: 15s

Trait

Traits

Acquired

Effect

Dripping Blades

Lv. 6

Increases damage dealt via actions by 5%.

All Fours

Lv. 14

Reduces damage taken when falling.

Enhanced Dexterity

Lv. 20

Increases dexterity by 8.

Fleet of Foot

Lv. 20

Increases movement speed.

Dripping Blades II

Lv. 36

Increases damage dealt via actions by 20%.

Enhanced Dexterity II

Lv. 40

Increases dexterity by 16.

Enhanced Dexterity III

Lv. 60

Increases dexterity by 24.

Shukiho

Lv. 62

Increases Ninki Gauge by 6 with each auto-attack landed.

Enhanced Shukuchi

Lv. 64

Resets the recast timer for Shukuchi upon executing Katon, Raiton, or Hyoton on most targets.

Enhanced Mug

Lv. 66

Increases Ninki Gauge by 30 upon successfully landing Mug.

* The following traits were removed with the release of patch 4.0: Kiss of the Wasp, Kiss of the Viper, Mutilate, Death Blossom.

All descriptions are based on action attributes and bonuses attained by level 70.

Combos

Performing actions in a certain order increases potency and applies combo bonuses.

Combo Sequence

Effect

Spinning Edge

Gust Slash

Aeolian Edge

A straightforward combo which deals the most damage overall.

Shadow Fang

Reduces target's slashing resistance by 10% and deals damage over time.

Armor Crush

Extends Huton duration by 30 seconds.

Job Gauge

Job gauges are a new user interface element introduced in Patch 4.0. Learn the unique playstyle of each job to truly shine in battle!

Huton Gauge

The Huton Gauge indicates time remaining until the current Huton effect fades.

Ninki Gauge

The Ninki Gauge displays the current amount of Ninki a ninja has accumulated. Ninki slowly builds inside a ninja's body with each auto-attack landed and can be used to execute special ninjutsu such as the Hellfrog Medium (acquired at level 62), Bhavacakra (acquired at level 68), and Ten Chi Jin (acquired at level 70).

Simplified versions of the Huton and Ninki Gauges were introduced in Patch 4.1. Players can enable or disable this UI at any time.

Huton Gauge

Ninki Gauge

Charging

Ninjutsu Ready

Last Update: 02/12/2019

Actions & Traits

Job Actions

Action Name

Type

Cast

Recast

Cost

Range


Radius

Effect

Spinning Edge

Weaponskill Instant 2.3s - 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 750.
Additional Effect: Increases Ninki Gauge by 10

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.

Gust Slash

Weaponskill Instant 2.3s - 3y
0y
Delivers an attack to target.
Combo Action: Spinning Edge
Combo Potency: 1,250
Combo Bonus: Increases Ninki Gauge by 10

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.

Aeolian Edge

Weaponskill Instant 2.3s - 3y
0y
Delivers an attack to target.
Combo Action: Gust Slash
Combo Potency: 1,500
Combo Bonus: Increases Ninki Gauge by 10

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.

Shadow Fang

Weaponskill Instant 2.3s - 3y
0y
Delivers an attack to target.
Combo Action: Spinning Edge
Combo Potency: 500
Combo Bonus: Damage over time
Potency: 250
Duration: 18s
Combo Bonus: Increases damage you deal target by 15%
Duration: 18s
Combo Bonus: Increases Ninki Gauge by 10

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.

Throwing Dagger

Weaponskill Instant 2.3s 150 TP 15y
0y
Delivers a ranged attack with a potency of 750.
Additional Effect: Increases Ninki Gauge by 10

Shukuchi

Ability Instant 30s - 20y
0y
Move quickly to the specified location.
Cannot use when bound.

Mug

Ability Instant 3s 250 TP 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 750.
Additional Effect: Increases Ninki Gauge by 20

※Action changes to Katon while under the effect of Three Mudra.

Jugulate

Ability Instant 30s - 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 500.
Additional Effect: Silence
Duration: 2s

※Action changes to Hyoton while under the effect of Three Mudra.

Assassinate

Ability Instant 60s - 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 1,000.
Potency increases the lower the target's HP to a maximum of 2,500.
Hide Bonus: Damage over time
Potency: 750
Duration: 6s
Hide Bonus: Increases target's damage taken by 10%
Duration: 6s
Recast time resets upon earning a kill or an assist.

※Action changes to Raiton while under the effect of Three Mudra.

Bhavacakra

Ability Instant 30s Ninki: 80 3y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 2,500.
Additional Effect: Stun
Duration: 2s
Ninki Gauge Cost: 80

Three Mudra

Ability Instant 0.5s Ninki: 40 0y
0y
Allows for immediate execution of any ninjutsu action.
Duration: 5s
Ninki Gauge Cost: 40

※Action changes to Kakuremi while under the effect of Three Mudra.

Katon

Ability Instant 1s Three Mudra 25y
5y
Delivers fire damage to all enemies nearby with a potency of 1,500 for the first enemy, 25% less for the second, 50% less for the third, and 75% less for all remaining enemies.
Additional Effect: Heavy +50%
Duration: 3s
Additional Effect: Resets Shukuchi recast timer
Can only be executed while under the effect of Three Mudra.

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.

Hyoton

Ability Instant 1s Three Mudra 25y
0y
Delivers ice damage with a potency of 1,000.
Additional Effect: Bind
Duration: 2s
Additional Effect: Resets Shukuchi recast timer
Can only be executed while under the effect of Three Mudra.

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.

Raiton

Ability Instant 1s Three Mudra 25y
0y
Delivers lightning damage with a potency of 2,000.
Additional Effect: Resets Shukuchi recast timer
Can only be executed while under the effect of Three Mudra.

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.

Kakuremi

Ability Instant 1s Three Mudra 0y
0y
Grants the effect of Kakuremi.
Duration: 3s
If not attacked before the effect expires, Kakuremi will change to Hidden.
Duration: 10s
Can only be executed while under the effect of Three Mudra.

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.

Additional PvP Actions

These actions are common to all jobs, and can only be used in PvP areas.
The number of additional actions that can be set is limited to two, so be sure to choose abilities which complement your combat strategy!

Action Name

Type

Cast

Recast

Effect

Recuperate

Ability Instant 45s Restores 25% of maximum HP.

Muse

Ability Instant 60s Restores 25% of maximum MP.

Enliven

Ability Instant 60s Restores 50% of maximum TP.

Purify

Ability Instant 30s Removes Stun, Sleep, Bind, Heavy, Slow, and Silence from self. Can be used regardless of own status affliction.

Concentrate

Ability Instant 30s Creates a barrier preventing Stun, Sleep, Bind, Heavy, Slow, Silence, and knockback effects.
Duration: 10s

Safeguard

Ability Instant 60s Reduces damage taken by 25%.
Duration: 10s

Bolt

Ability Instant 30s Movement speed is increased.
Duration: 10s

PvP Traits

These traits are common to all jobs, and only take effect when in PvP areas.
The number of PvP traits that can be set is limited to three, so consider your preferred playstyle before making your selections!

Traits

Effect

Increased HP

Increases maximum HP by 500.

Increased Action Speed

Decreases weaponskill and spell cast and recast times by 3%.

Increased Damage Dealt

Increases damage dealt by 3%.

Decreased Damage Taken

Decreases damage taken by 3%.

Increased Healing Potency

Increases HP restoration by 5%.

Decreased Recast Time

Decreases recast time of additional actions by 10%.

Increased Resistance Duration

Increases duration of resistances by 50%.

Increased MP Regeneration

Increases MP regeneration rate by 25%.

Increased TP Regeneration

Increases TP regeneration rate by 40%.

The "Increased Resistance Duration" trait is applied to the following resistances:
PvP: Stun Resistance
PvP: Heavy Resistance
PvP: Bind Resistance
PvP: Slow Resistance
PvP: Silence Resistance
PvP: Sleep Resistance

Adrenaline Rush

In the Feast, adrenaline rush will replace the limit break action and unlike limit break, can be used by single players. The adrenaline rush gauge can be filled through combatting enemies and other objectives dependent on the PvP duty.

Action Name

Cast

Recast

Cost

Range


Radius

Effect

Raw Destruction

2s - Adrenaline Gauge 8y
0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 9,000.
Can only be executed while the Adrenaline Gauge is full.

Job Gauge

Job gauges are a new user interface element introduced in Patch 4.0. Learn the unique playstyle of each job to truly shine in battle!

Ninki Gauge

The Ninki Gauge displays the current amount of Ninki a ninja has accumulated. Ninki slowly builds inside a ninja's body by using PvP actions and can be used to execute special ninjutsu such as the Three Mudra and Bhavacakra.

Simplified versions of the Huton and Ninki Gauges were introduced in Patch 4.1. Players can enable or disable this UI at any time.

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