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Shadowblade
Fast Assassin Rogue 
Silver Hero

Shadowblade

Element: Dark Dark
30% vs Light Light units


Token → Aether
Exchange Rate:
1:10

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Shadowblade token 0
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In an instant he strikes the enemy, and in the next, avoids the enemy's strike.
Abilities & Traits
Swing IconFrom the Shadows Icon & Fast IconMartial Artist Icon
Speed Fast
Attack Range Melee/Ranged
Damage Type Physical
Epic Duskblade
Combat Style Swing Red Icon Gauge 7 Embarrassing Jab Icon
ThaliaPortrait Small
Shadowblade has the highest damage single attack of any Fast Hero.
Damage Intensify Burn Icon Gauge 6 (6/9)
Toughness Hearty Taunt Icon Gauge 6 (6/9)
Utility IFF Targeting Icon Gauge 1 (1/9)
Crowd Control Crowd Control Icon Gauge 5 (5/9)
Synergy Lead By Example Icon Gauge 1 (1/9)

Statistics Max Bonus Traits Epic Base
Attack (ATK) +140% +100% (6★) - +20%
Defense (DEF) +140% +100% (6★) - +20% 1299
Skill (SKL) +100% +100% (6★) - - 1558
Max Health (HP) +160% +100% (6★) - +30% 3702
Crit Chance (CRIT) 43% +38% (SKL) - - 5%
Crit Multiplier 2x - - - 2x
Dodge Chance 0 - - - 0
Damage Penetration 0 - - - 0
Damage Reduction 0 - - - 0
Resistances
Fire Fire
Burned Icon Burned
0%
0%
Nature Nature
Poisoned Icon Poisoned
Wounded Icon Wounded
0%
0%
0%
Water Water
Frozen Icon Frozen
Chilled Icon Chilled
Cryosleep Icon Cryosleep
Frostbitten Icon Frostbitten
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
Light Light 0%
Electrical Storm Icon Lightning
Shocked Icon Shocked
Paralysis Icon Paralysis
0%
0%
0%
Dark Dark
Diseased Icon Diseased
Banished Icon Banished
33%
33%
33%
Wand Icon Spirit
Feared Icon Feared
Stoned Stoned
Possession Icon Possessed
Blank Ability [[]]
6%
6%
6%
6%
6%

Abilities (Active) Traits (Passive)
Swing Icon Slash Fast Icon Fast
From the Shadows Icon From the Shadows Martial Artist Icon Martial Artist
Vampiric Shurikens Icon Vampiric Shurikens Plague Spreader Icon Plague Spreader
Sickly Slice Icon Poisoned Blade Forbidden Technique Icon Forbidden Technique
Your Loss My Gain Icon Your Loss My Gain


First Ascension
Shadowblade token-0
Second Ascension
Shadowblade Token 2
Abilities & Traits

Vampiric Shurikens Icon & Plague Spreader Icon

Abilities & Traits

Sickly Slice Icon & Forbidden Technique IconYour Loss My Gain Icon

Required Hero Stars and Evos

Evo Cost Index: 3070

Evo Cost Index: 4200

Epic Shadowblade
Shadowblade Token 2
Epic Part 2 Part 3
Duskblade Insidious Hilt Infected Blade
Duskblade Insidious Hilt Infected Blade
If you have Shadowblade at level 50 or higher and fully ascended,
you can make this hero Epic.

Doing this raises it's Max Health/Attack/Defense by a set percentage,
as well as adding a special effect to it's Basic Attack.
Effect: Chance to do a Critical attack for 1.25x damage and additional Diseasing attacks on each killing blow.
Check Epic Heroes for more information.


Shadowblade token 0 Shadowblade tokens: Normal Mode Icon x1 Challenge Mode Icon x6 + Quests Daily Quests Treasure Room Chest Treasure Room Portal Summon Gem Heroic Summon
Normal Mode Icon Main Campaign Dungeons: (1)
Chapter Lvl. Energy Icon Rooms Enemies Area Evos Boss
19-7 Deadly Descent 53 7 4 12 Ice Cave Water EvoWater Evo Monarch Asha Jakki
Challenge Mode Icon Challenge Mode Dungeons: (6)
Chapter Lvl. Energy Icon Rooms Enemies Area Evos Boss
1-3 Catacombs of Muck 5 3 Crypt Dark Evo Larva Prunefingerz
Epic Skull
4-5 Mercenary Fortress 5 4 Crypt Light Evo Larva General Raza
Epic Skull
6-2 Dark Wood 5 3 Dark Forest Nature Evo LarvaNature Evo Lord Barthus
10-4 Cursed Tower 5 4 Crypt Light Evo LarvaLight Evo Eragos
12-1 Purged Lands 5 4 Lava Cave Fire Evo LarvaFire EvoFire Evo MonarchBushido Omimoru
15-3 Trail of Bones 5 5 Ice Cave Water Evo LarvaWater EvoWater Evo MonarchColdfire Josiah
Rune Slots: Rune slot DarkRune slot DarkRune slot FireRune slot NatureRune slot Water (standard)
Shadowblade has the standard rune slots for a Dark Dark hero.
Dark Dark Dark Dark Fire Fire Nature Nature Water Water
Rune slot Dark Rune slot Dark Rune slot Fire Rune slot Nature Rune slot Water
Buffs & Debuffs: Armor Piercer IconDiseased IconCritical Energy IconEvading IconBlank AbilityLeech IconPoisoned IconPurge Icon
Armor Piercer Icon Armor-piercing (effect):
The attack pierces Armor, that is, it ignores the Damage Reduction granted by the target's Armored trait and deals full damage.
Diseased Icon Diseased (debuff):
The target's ATK and amount healed are reduced by half. It's CRIT chance rate is reduced to zero. Subsequent applications of the effect refreshes its duration.
Critical Energy Icon Energy Gain (effect):
The hero gains some extra energy, which is required to use their special attacks/abilities.
Evading Icon Evading (buff):
Affected target has an increased Dodge chance for three turns. Additional application refreshes the duration of the effect.
Blank Ability guaranteed crit
Leech Icon Lifesteal (Leech) (effect):
Lifesteal/Leech is a way to restore the health (HP) of the attacker by attacking an enemy and causing damage. A percentage of damage done will return as healing. There is a chance to score a "CRIT Heal" that leechs 2x the amount of a normal leech. Vampiric runes can have a Leech effect. An animated swarm of green "+" signs indicate the Leech effect.
Poisoned Icon Poisoned (debuff):
Target suffers Poison damage each round until effect expires. Subsequent applications refreshes its duration. (Immunity to Poison includes Venom immunity.)
Purge Icon Purge (effect):
This instant effect removes one or more Buffs from an enemy. A 'poof/vanish' animation indicates the effect. See Cleanse for how to remove Debuffs.
Immunities & Damage Reduction: None & None
Abilities & Traits: Swing IconFrom the Shadows IconVampiric Shurikens IconSickly Slice Icon & Fast IconMartial Artist IconPlague Spreader IconForbidden Technique IconYour Loss My Gain Icon

Slash

Swing Icon
Basic Attack (None)

A Basic Melee Physical Attack.

From the Shadows

From the Shadows Icon
Special Attack (5 turns)

Critical Armor-Piercing Melee Physical attack that purges 1 buff and grants self Evasion.
Effects | Purge Icon Purge | Blank Ability guaranteed crit | Evading Icon Evading | Armor Piercer Icon Armor-piercing

Vampiric Shurikens

Vampiric Shurikens Icon
Special Attack (5 turns), requires Shadowblade token-0 1st Ascension

Ranged Physical attack on target and 1 random enemy (2 random enemies at level 20+) that Lifesteals.
Effects | Leech Icon Lifesteal (Leech)

Poisoned Blade

Sickly Slice Icon
Special Attack (5 turns), requires Shadowblade Token 2 2nd Ascension

Melee Physical attack with a chance to Poison.
Effects | Poisoned Icon Poisoned

Fast

Fast Icon
Trait (Passive)

Attacks first. (Heroes sharing the same Speed go in order of positioning, left to right, as chosen at the beginning of the battle.)

Martial Artist

Martial Artist Icon
Trait (Passive)

Increased CRIT (+10%) and Dodge chance (+20%).

Plague Spreader

Plague Spreader Icon
Trait (Passive), requires Shadowblade token-0 1st Ascension

Chance to Disease on CRIT.
Effects | Diseased Icon Diseased

Forbidden Technique

Forbidden Technique Icon
Trait (Passive), requires Shadowblade Token 2 2nd Ascension

Self and allied Assassins start dungeons with Evasion lasting 1 turn.
Effects | Evading Icon Evading

Your Loss My Gain

Your Loss My Gain Icon
Trait (Passive), requires Shadowblade Token 2 2nd Ascension

Gains 1 Energy on each death blow.
Effects | Critical Energy Icon Energy Gain

Ascensions: Star1 Icon Dark Evo LarvaDark EvoNature Evo LarvaSpirit (3070) = Shadowblade token-0 + Vampiric Shurikens IconPlague Spreader Icon &
Star3 Icon BushidoDark Evo MonarchNature Evo (4200) = Shadowblade Token 2 + Sickly Slice IconForbidden Technique IconYour Loss My Gain Icon
First Ascension Second Ascension
Star1 Icon Hero Stars 1 Star3 Icon Hero Stars 3
Dark Evo Larva Dark Evo Larva 30x Bushido Bushido Evo 4x
Dark Evo Dark Evo 9x Dark Evo Monarch Dark Evo Monarch 10x
Nature Evo Larva Nature Evo Larva 9x Nature Evo Nature Evo 30x
Spirit Spirit Evo 5x
Vampiric Shurikens Icon Vampiric Shurikens (Special Attack/5 Turns) Sickly Slice Icon Poisoned Blade (Special Attack/5 Turns)
Plague Spreader Icon Plague Spreader (Trait/Passive) Forbidden Technique Icon Forbidden Technique (Trait/Passive)
Your Loss My Gain Icon Your Loss My Gain (Trait/Passive)
Synergies of Assassin heroes (Family): Acrobatic Technique IconAssassin Troupe IconStealth Technique IconSecret Technique IconSurprise Technique IconWarrior's Chi Icon
Shadowblade token 0 Shadowblade can get following passive buffs when teamed up with other Heroes:

Assassin Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Acrobatic Technique Icon Acrobatic Technique (Trait) by Aria token 0 Aria
Assassin allies take 25% reduced damage from melee attacks. Enemies deal 25% reduced damage while Provoked, Paralyzed, or Off-Balance.
Assassin Troupe Icon Assassin Troupe (Trait) by Aria token 0 Aria
Assassins gain +15% ATK & DEF for each Assassin ally.
Stealth Technique Icon Stealth Technique (Trait) by Masuta token 0 Masuta Kira
Assassin allies have a chance to enter Stealth (takes -50% damage until the hero's next turn) at the start of the dungeon and at the end of their action.
Secret Technique Icon Secret Technique (Trait) by Sifu token Sifu Jianzhi
All Assassin allies gain Shield Piercing on basic attacks.
Forbidden Technique Icon Forbidden Technique (Trait) by Shadowblade token 0 Shadowblade
Self and allied Assassins start dungeons with Evasion lasting 1 turn.
Surprise Technique Icon Surprise Technique (Trait) by Black Diamond token 0 Black Diamond
All Assassin allies gain a chance to apply Off-Balance on basic attacks.
Warrior's Chi Icon Warrior's Chi (Special Attack) by Sifu token Sifu Jianzhi
Heals self, then grants self and allied Assassins and Warriors +DEF, +1 Energy and Haste.
Synergies of Dark heroes (Element): Dark Shroud IconDark Deception IconHaunted Past Icon
Shadowblade token 0 Shadowblade can get following passive buffs when teamed up with other Heroes:

Dark Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Dark Shroud Icon Dark Shroud (Trait) by Shade token 0 Shade
Shade and Dark allies take reduced damage and are immune to all Debuffs for their first turn.
Dark Deception Icon Dark Deception (Trait) by Kobal token Kobal the Pestilent
Kobal and Dark allies start dungeons with +1 Energy. This ability replaces Quick Starter.
Haunted Past Icon Haunted Past (Special Attack) by Shade token 0 Shade
Ranged Spirit Attack that Haunts the enemy team, with a chance to Fear the initial target (Haunted enemies receive 2x damage from Dark Heroes).
Synergies of Rogue heroes (Class):
Other Synergies of Heroes: Critical Energy IconCleansing Aura IconCloak of Fire IconEyes of the Beholder IconFiery Renewal IconFire Nova IconFrost-tipped Blades IconIcy Embrace IconIFF Targeting IconImmunize IconMaster Assassin IconMend IconShielding Soul IconSpread the Wealth IconTeam Energy Vault IconTeam Precision IconVenomous EmbraceShard of Darkness IconThe Calm Before Icon
Shadowblade token 0 Shadowblade can get following passive buffs when teamed up with other Heroes:

All Heroes get the following passive buffs:

Critical Energy Icon Critical Energy (Trait) by Indigo token Indigo
Grants team +1 Energy on CRITs.
Cleansing Aura Icon Cleansing Aura (Trait) by Dagrund token Dagrund Blacksmoke
Cleanses 1 Debuff on all allies at the start of this Hero's turn.
Cloak of Fire Icon Cloak of Fire (Trait) by Ember Sanguine token 0 Ember Sanguine
Allies gain immunity to burn and take 50% less damage from fire attacks.
Eyes of the Beholder Icon Eyes of the Beholder (Special Attack) by Iris token 0 Iris
Buffs team +ATK, then does a Ranged Dark attack on enemies.
Fiery Renewal Icon Fiery Renewal (Trait) by Ember Sanguine token 0 Ember Sanguine
Whenever a Burn debuff is applied to an enemy, all allies gain +5% max health.
Fire Nova Icon Fire Nova (Special Attack) by Ignus Ignus the Mad
Ranged Fire attack on all enemies, with Rage adding an additional chance to Burn. Grants team Burning Touch (chance to Burn on Basic attacks).
Frost-tipped Blades Icon Frost-Tipped Blades (Trait) by Takumi token Samurai Takumi
Grants the team a chance to Chill on Melee Physical attacks.
Icy Embrace Icon Icy Embrace (Trait) by Icebloom token 0 Icebloom
All allies heal [25/35/50]% of their maximum health when inflicted with Frozen. Enemy and ally skills inflicting Frozen on allies will trigger this effect. The gained health depends on rank (I-III) of this trait.
IFF Targeting Icon IFF Targeting (Basic Attack) by Bauble token 0 Bauble
Melee physical attack on target enemy, OR heals target friendly construct, OR target ally gains a class-specific buff (Tanks get DEF+, Healers get CRIT+ and SKL+, Casters get +1 ENERGY, all others get ATK+.)
Immunize Icon Immunize (Trait) by Zen token 0 Zen
Each ally healed will gain Impervious (Cannot be Poisoned, Burned, Frozen, Chilled, Shocked, nor Diseased) for two turns.
Master Assassin Icon Master Assassin (Trait) by Black Diamond token 0 Black Diamond
Self and allied single target abilities deal 100% more Damage on CRITs.
Mend Icon Mend (Trait) by NubNub token 0 Chief NubNub
Heal Team for [50% ATK] on CRIT. Triggers when landing a critical hit from a basic attack.
Shielding Soul Icon Shielding Soul (Trait) by Dagrund token Dagrund Blacksmoke
When killed, remaining allies gain an Aegis Shield.
Spread the Wealth Icon Spread the Wealth (Trait) by Augustus the paladin token 0 Augustus
When at full HP, this Hero heals the team for a % of his HP every turn.
Team Energy Vault Icon Team Energy Vault (Trait) by Ekko token Ekko
Self and allies are immune to Exhaustion.
Team Precision Icon Team Precision (Trait) by Pignius token 0 Pignius Maximus
Grants team +CRIT Multiplier.
Venomous Embrace Venomous Embrace (Trait) by Cobressa token 0 Cobressa
Heals allies when Venom is applied on the enemies by Cobressa. The heal amount increases with the rank (I/II) of this trait. Enemies immune to Venom prevent the heal effect.
Shard of Darkness Icon Shard of Darkness (Trait) by Craw token 0 Craw
Allies start dungeons with Foresight.
The Calm Before Icon The Calm Before (Special Attack) by Jin Lei token 0 Jin Lei
Silences all enemies and Buffs allies' Damage. This Hero gains stacks of Storm Power equal to the number of Light or Honorbound Heroes on the team. Starts Powered. (The Empowered Buff to applied to all allies and the caster to double (2x) their damage.)
Counters: Avatar of Light IconDwarven Resolve IconPerfect Swing IconMaster of Combat IconProvoking Poke IconToxic Spittle IconFlesh Shredder IconIncite Doom Icon
Shadowblade token 0 Shadowblade can be countered by making use of the following traits and special attacks:

Dark Heroes are vulnerable to:

Avatar of Light Icon Avatar of Light (Trait) by Leonidus token 0 Leonidus
Light allies are immune to Dark elemental bonuses.
Dodger Heroes are vulnerable to:

Dwarven Resolve Icon Dwarven Resolve (Trait) by
Dagrund token Dagrund Blacksmoke
Dhaegon Stonecrusher token icon Dhaegon Stonecrusher
Hagrim Felhorn token 0 Hagrim Felhorn
High King Valkin token 0 High King Valkin
Rogar token 0 Rogar Stonecrusher
Fiddlestrom token Therand Fiddlestrom
Cannot Miss and enemies cannot Dodge this Hero's attacks. Boosted damage against targets with a high Dodge chance.
Perfect Swing Icon Perfect Swing (Trait) by
Cannot Miss and enemies cannot Dodge this Hero's attacks.
Master of Combat Icon Master of Combat (Trait) by
Hansuke Undying token 0 Hansuke Undying
Takumi token Samurai Takumi
Armored Hero that cannot Miss or be Dodged.
Provoking Poke Icon Provoking Poke (Basic Attack) by Aria token 0 Aria
Undodgeable Melee Physical attack that Provokes target enemy.
Toxic Spittle Icon Toxic Spittle (Special Attack) by
Ranged Poison attack with a chance to Poison.
Non-Armored Heroes are vulnerable to:

Flesh Shredder Icon Flesh Shredder (Trait) by
Jabber token 0 Jabber Clenchjaw
Jibber token 0 Jibber Clenchjaw
Mangle jaw token Mangle Jaw
2x damage against non-Armored targets.
Incite Doom Icon Incite Doom (Special Attack) by Emperor Zulkodd token 0 Emperor Zulkodd
3 Melee Physical attacks on target enemy that deals 3x damage to non-Armored targets. If target dies, all other enemies' HP is set to 75% of their current HP.
Skins: (1) Shadowblade Token 2Shadowblade Assassin token
Shadowblade default skinShadowblade Assassin skin

Uses in PVP

Put Shadowblade token 0 Shadowblade in the first slot/make him move first in both PVP offence and defence so he can use his From the Shadows Icon From the Shadows attack as soon as possible. In defence this way Shadowblade can counter attacks from Zen token 0 Zen and Black Diamond token 0 Black Diamond. In offence he can eliminate the threat of Black Diamond token 0 Black Diamond or Zen token 0 Zen when they are in the second fast slot, e.g. Tsume token 0 Tsume (normal), NubNub token 0 Chief NubNub (slow), Kai Makani token 0 Kai Makani (1st fast), Black Diamond token 0 Black Diamond (2nd fast).

Don't forget to give Shadowblade the Blessing of the Seeker.

Notes and Tips

  • If you decide to use Shadowblade token 0 Shadowblade in your team, try to increase his ATK as much as possible and fully ascend him. That way he will deal tons of killing blows and gain energy with his Your Loss My Gain, and repeatedly do Special Attacks.
  • From the Shadows Icon From the Shadows will CRIT even when Shadowblade token 0 Shadowblade is Diseased (Disease negates CRIT).
  • Pairing Shadowblade (in his second ascension) with a team of Assassins will make it extremely annoying for the enemy team as ALL OF THEM will have a boosted Dodge Chance for 1 turn, making them receive very little damage.

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