Dual Blade

Class Properties

Class GroupExplorers
Job GroupThief
Primary StatLUK
Secondary StatDEX + STR
Legion Bonus
Grants flat LUK
Primary Weapon
Secondary Weapon
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Link Skill

All Actives

Active Buffs:
Skill Mirror Image[200s]
Skill Maple Warrior[900s]
Skill Blade Clone[90s]
Summons & Placables:
Skill Mirrored Target[90s]
Buffs with Cooldowns:
Skill Final Cut[60s](90s cd)
Skill Epic Adventure[60s](120s cd)
Skill Last Resort[30s](75s cd)
Skill Shadow Walker[30s](180s cd)
Skill Maple World Goddess's Blessing[60s](180s cd)
Skill Karma Blade[10s](360s cd)
Skill Dark Sight[200s](Special, 0 - 15s cd)
Skill Chains of Hell[1.5s](45s cd)
Skill Final Cut[3s](90s cd)
Skill Karma Blade(360s cd)
Damage Reduction (%Max HP):None

Special thanks to Dres, TMoney, and the members of the Dual Blade Discord for their help in making this overview!

For more in-depth info, visit the Class Discord at https://discord.gg/sv8JuUqBGQ

Base Stats (From Skills)

Crit Rate: [Skill Sharpness +35%] [Skill Shadow Meld +100% after dodging]
Crit Damage: [Skill Sharpness +13%]
Final Damage: [Skill Katara Expert +20%]
Attack Speed (Weapon): Stage 8
Knockback Resistance: [Skill Channel Karma +40%] [Skill Thorns +60%]
Abnormal Status Resistance: [Skill Enveloping Darkness 30]

Example Skill Build Path

1st Job:Skill Flash Jump -> Skill Side Step -> Skill Bandit Slash -> Skill Dark Sight
1st Job+:Skill Katara Mastery -> Skill Bandit Slash Boost -> Skill Self Haste -> Skill Tornado Spin
2nd Job:Skill Physical Training -> Skill Katara Booster -> Skill Channel Karma -> Skill Slash Storm -> Skill Fatal Blow
2nd Job+:Skill Venom -> Skill Flashbang -> Skill Slash Storm Boost -> Skill Flying Assaulter
3rd Job:Skill Life Drain -> Skill Advanced Dark Sight -> Skill Enveloping Darkness -> Skill Shadow Meld -> Skill Mirror Image -> Skill Bloody Storm -> Skill Blade Ascension -> Skill Chains of Hell
4th Job:Skill Sharpness -> Skill Toxic Venom -> Skill Katara Expert -> Skill Thorns -> Skill Blade Fury -> Skill Maple Warrior -> Skill Mirrored Target -> Skill Final Cut -> Skill Sudden Raid -> Skill Phantom Blow -> Skill Hero's Will
  • All 1st to 4th Job skills can be maxed
  • Put one SP into each skill first and then max each skill in this order
  • For any skills that have prerequisites, follow them first before following build path
  • Dual Blades have two additional Job Advancements at Lv. 20 and Lv. 45
Hyper Skill Passive Build
  • Skill Phantom Blow - Reinforce Skill Phantom Blow - Guardbreak Skill Phantom Blow - Extra Strike Phantom Blow - Reinforce, Guardbreak, and Extra Strike
  • Skill Blade Fury - Reinforce Skill Blade Fury - Spread Blade Fury - Reinforce and Spread
Recommended Skills for Boost Node Trios
Bossing Trio
Skill Phantom Blow Skill Asura's Anger Skill Blade Clone
Mobbing Trio
Skill Blade Fury Skill Sudden Raid Skill Blade Ascension
  • Either categories can be maxed first based on if you prioritize bossing or mobbing
  • Mobbing trio may be optional if you are capable of one-shotting with Blade Fury
  • Any combination of these skills are good but preferred from same category for consistency
  • 4 (or 2) Boost Nodes total are needed to reach Master Level 60 for these skills (with Matrix Points used)
    • Nodes with the same Main Skill (skill at the top) cannot be equipped at the same time
All Possible Skills Obtainable for Boost Nodes
Skill Bandit Slash Skill Tornado Spin Skill Fatal Blow Skill Slash Storm Skill Flashbang Skill Flying Assaulter Skill Blade Ascension Skill Bloody Storm Skill Chains of Hell Skill Blade Fury Skill Phantom Blow Skill Final Cut Skill Sudden Raid Skill Asura's Anger Skill Blade Clone
Recommended Inner Ability
  • ***First Line Options***
  • Boss Damage +20%
  • Chance to Skip Cooldown +20%
  • ***Second & Third Line Options***
  • Crit Rate +20%
  • Buff Duration +38%
  • Boss Damage: +10%
  • Chance to Skip Cooldown +10%

How to create a Dual Blade

To create one, choose the 'Dual Blade' option in the Character Creation screen. Dual Blades have their own separate creation button like Cannoneer and Pathfinder. As well, they have a different story than regular Explorers but are part of the same class group

Dark Sight

Credits to the Night Walker Discord for the list of attacks avoidable with Dark Sight. For an actively maintained version, please check out the Night Walker Discord

In 1st Job, Skill Dark Sight Dark Sight is unlocked that allows you to dodge certain attacks. Below is a list of avoidable attacks that have been tested:

BossAvoidable Attack
All EnemiesTouch Damage
HillaLightning Bolt, Flame Breath
CygnusAll minions (including instructors) touch damage + attacks
Princess No(Miroku/4F - All attacks except Infinite Flame), Butterfly Throw (except Black Butterfly Seduce), Sakura Shower
MagnusImmobilizing Gas, Falling Debris, Dash
PapulatusHand Smash, Floor Rift, Timed Cursed/Seal (both cast + seal), Falling Debris
GolluxReverse/99% Bomb
Crimson QueenBurn DoT (gain stacks but no damage taken)
PierreFalling Hats, Fire Spin (Blue Form)
Von BonFalling Debris
VellumFalling Stun Rocks
Pink Bean (Statuses)All attacks except Laser, Poison Clouds, Mini Pink Beans
Pink BeanBlue ground attack, Big Bang, Mini Pink Beans
LotusFalling Debris (except platforms), Green Vaccum (prevents slow/grounding)
DamienYellow(p1)/Red(p2) Falling Fireballs, Dash(p2), Thorn Bind (Can be done reactively when he disappears w/ Monster Silhouettes enabled in settings)
WillP1 (Segment Test) Red Meteors, P2 Web, P2 Dash
Guardian Angel SlimeSlime Pool DoT, Slime minion touch damage (not their attacks, i.e. Pink Slime's seduce), Magma Slime touch + landing on head
Verus HillaCorpse DoT
GloomFalling Debris
DarknellDebris (Both Vertical + Horizontal), Small Minion touch damage (except sword swing)
Black MageP1 Knights' Dash (still applies curse), P1 Red Lightning, Falling Debris (Vertical), Diagonal/Rolling Debris (only while midair), P3 Down FMA
SerenDash, Falling Debris (P1, P2 Sunset); still adds sun gauge
Kalos P1Bombs


Skill Icons + Animations: Ikasuu
Boost Nodes Build + Inner Ability + Hyper Passive Build: Dual Blade Discord