Class Properties

Class GroupExplorers
Job GroupThief
Primary StatLUK
Secondary StatDEX + STR
Legion Bonus
Grants flat LUK
Primary Weapon
Secondary Weapon
Dagger Scabbard
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All Actives

Active Buffs:
Skill Shadow Partner[200s]
Skill Maple Warrior[900s]
Toggles:Skill Steal [Skill Pick Pocket / Skill Blood Money] Skill Flip of the Coin
Summons & Placables:
Skill Dark Flare[60s](60s cd)
Skill Smokescreen[30s](150s cd)
Skill Shadow Veil[12s](60s cd)
Buffs with Cooldowns:
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 Halve Cut[10s](360s cd)
Skill Dark Sight[200s](Special, 0 - 15s cd)
Skill Trickblade[1.8s](20s cd)
Skill Halve Cut(360s cd)
Damage Reduction (%Max HP):
Skill Smokescreen[30s](-10% | 150s cd)

Special thanks to Poro and the members of the Shadower Discord for their help in making this overview!

For more in-depth info, visit the Class Discord at

Base Stats (From Skills)

Crit Rate: [Skill Critical Edge +25%] [Skill Flip of the Coin up to +25%]
Crit Damage: [Skill Critical Edge +5%] [Skill Blood Money +20%] [Skill Dagger Expert +15%]
Damage: [Skill Flip of the Coin up to +25%]
Final Damage: [Skill Cruel Stab +25%] [Skill Shadower Instinct +15%]
Attack Speed (Weapon): Stage 8
Ignore DEF: [Skill Shadower Instinct +20%]
Knockback Resistance: [Skill Channel Karma +40%] [Skill Shadow Shifter +60%]
Abnormal Status Resistance: [Skill Enveloping Darkness 30]

Example Skill Build Path

1st Job:Skill Flash Jump -> Skill Nimble Body -> Skill Haste -> Skill Dark Sight -> Skill Double Stab -> Skill Lucky Seven
2nd Job:Skill Physical Training -> Skill Dagger Mastery -> Skill Dagger Booster -> Skill Critical Edge -> Skill Shield Mastery -> Skill Channel Karma -> Skill Savage Blow -> Skill Steal
3rd Job:Skill Enveloping Darkness -> Skill Meso Mastery -> Skill Pick Pocket -> Skill Venom -> Skill Shadow Partner -> Skill Dark Flare -> Skill Meso Explosion -> Skill Phase Dash -> Skill Midnight Carnival
4th Job:Skill Toxic Venom -> Skill Shadower Instinct -> Skill Dagger Expert -> Skill Cruel Stab -> Skill Blood Money -> Skill Shadow Shifter -> Skill Maple Warrior -> Skill Sudden Raid -> Skill Assassinate -> Skill Smokescreen -> 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
Hyper Skill Passive Build
  • Skill Meso Explosion - Reinforce Skill Meso Explosion - Enhance Meso Explosion - Reinforce and Enhance
  • Skill Assassinate - Reinforce Skill Assassinate - Boss Rush Skill Assassinate - Guardbreak Assassinate - Reinforce, Boss Rush, and Guardbreak
Recommended Skills for Boost Node Trios
Primary Trio
Skill Assassinate Skill Shadow Veil Skill Meso Explosion
Secondary Trio
Skill Sudden Raid Skill Dark Flare Skill Cruel Stab
  • Any combination of these skills are good but preferred from same category as you want to max primary first
  • 4 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 Savage Blow Skill Phase Dash Skill Meso Explosion Skill Midnight Carnival Skill Dark Flare Skill Assassinate Skill Cruel Stab Skill Sudden Raid Skill Shadow Veil
Recommended Inner Ability
  • ***For Bossing***
  • Chance to Skip Cooldown +20% / Boss Damage +20%
  • Damage to Debuffed +8% (or Boss Damage +10% if CD Skip is 1st Line)
  • Attack +21 (or Dmg to Debuffed +8% if CD Skip is 1st Line)
  • ***For Training***
  • Meso Obtained +20%
  • Item Drop Rate +15%
  • Damage to Regular Monsters +8% or Damage to Debuffed +8%

How to create a Shadower

To create one, choose the 'Explorers' option in the Character Creation screen and then continue through the story until you reach the town MapIcon Lith Harbor Lith Harbor where Sugar has a quest called 'The Adventure Begins'. Accept the quest and choose the option 'Thief' when prompted

Continue with the story until Lv. 30 as a Thief and talk to Dark Lord to accept a quest called 'The 2 Paths of the Thief'. Complete the quest by choosing the option Bandit and you will be on the path to a Shadower. Bandit is the 2nd job of Shadower

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

For more information about Shadower check out:


Skill Icons + Animations: Ikasuu
Inner Ability: Poro
Boost Nodes Build + Hyper Passive Build: Shadower Discord