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Nightblade Shadow Skills

The Nightblade Shadow Skills belong to the Nightblade Skills Line. Nightblade Skills in ESO are special, unique skills that only the class of Nightblade can use in The Elder Scrolls Online. The Nightblade is the class of Stealth and Shadow. A Rogue-like, Assassin Class with powerful single target abilities!

By using these skills you can create Powerful PVE Builds or PVP Builds in ESO!

Shadow Skills

Below you can find all Shadow Nightblade abilities. Skills that will help you stay hidden but also deal significant damage to enemies.

SkillMorphEffectCost

Consuming Darkness
Conjure a ring of shadow, reducing the Movement Speed of enemies by 70% and granting you and your allies Major Protection, reducing your damage taken by 10%. Allies in the area can activate the Hidden Refresh synergy, granting them invisibility, increasing their Movement Speed by 70%, and healing them for 9110 Health over 4 seconds.200 Ultimate

Bolstering Darkness
Conjure a ring of shadow, reducing the Movement Speed of enemies by 70% and granting you and your allies Major Protection while inside the ring and even after leaving it, reducing your damage taken by 10%. Allies in the area can activate the Hidden Refresh synergy, granting them invisibility, increasing their Movement Speed by 70%, and healing them for 9110 Health over 4 seconds.200 Ultimate

Veil of Blades
Conjure a ring of shadow, reducing the Movement Speed of enemies by 70%, dealing 1079 Magic Damage to them every 1 second, and granting you and your allies Major Protection, reducing your damage taken by 10%. Allies in the area can activate the Hidden Refresh synergy, granting them invisibility, increasing their Movement Speed by 70%, and healing them for 9110 Health over 4 seconds.200 Ultimate

Veiled Strike
Slash an enemy, dealing 2323 Magic Damage. If you strike an enemy from their flank you set them Off Balance.
2295

Surprise Attack
Slash an enemy, dealing 2399 Physical Damage and applying the Sundered status effect. If you strike an enemy from their flank you set them Off Balance. This Attack will also be guaranteed to be a Critical Strike, up to once every 3 seconds.
2295

Concealed Weapon
Slash an enemy, dealing 2556 Magic Damage. If you strike an enemy from their flank you set them Off Balance. When you leave Sneak or invisibility while in combat, increase your damage done with this ability by 10% for 15 seconds. While slotted on either bar, you gain Minor Expedition, increasing your Movement Speed by 15%.
2295

Shadow Cloak
Cloak yourself in shadow to become invisible for 3 seconds. While Slotted on either bar, you gain Major Prophecy and Savagery, increasing your Spell and Weapon Critical rating by 2629.
4050

Shadowy Disguise
Cloak yourself in shadow to become invisible for 3 seconds. Your next direct damage attack used within 3 seconds will always be a Critical Strike. While Slotted on either bar, you gain Major Prophecy and Savagery, increasing your Spell and Weapon Critical rating by 2629.
3780

Dark Cloak
Shroud yourself in protective shadow to heal for 853 Health every 1 second, over 3 seconds, increasing by an additional 150% when you are not moving. This portion of the ability scales off your Max Health. While Slotted on either bar, you gain Minor Protection, reducing your damage taken by 5%.
4050

Path of Darkness
Create a corridor of shadows for 10 seconds, granting you and allies in the area Major Expedition, increasing movement speed by 30%. Effect persists for 4 seconds after leaving the path.3510

Twisting Path
Create a corridor of shadows for 10 seconds, granting you and allies in the area Major Expedition, increasing movement speed by 30% which persists for 4 seconds after leaving the path. Deals 377 Magic Damage to enemies in the target area every 1 second.
2700

Refreshing Path
Create a corridor of shadows for 10 seconds, granting you and allies in the area Major Expedition, Minor Endurance and Minor Intellect, increasing movement speed by 30%, as well as Stamina and Magicka Recovery by 15%. Effect persists for 4 seconds after leaving the path. Heals 435 Health to you and allies in the area every 1 second.3510

Aspect of Terror
Summon a dark spirit to terrify nearby enemies, causing them to cower in fear for 2 seconds and be afflicted with Major Cowardice for 10 seconds, reducing their Weapon and Spell Damage by 430.
3780

Mass Hysteria
Summon a dark spirit to terrify all nearby enemies, causing them to cower in fear for 3 seconds and be afflicted with Major Cowardice for 10 seconds, reducing their Weapon and Spell Damage by 430.3780

Manifestation of Terror
Conceal a sinister trap at the target location, which takes 2 seconds to arm and lasts for 20 seconds. When the trap is triggered, up to 6 enemies become terrified, causing them to cower in fear for 2 seconds and be afflicted with Major Cowardice for 10 seconds, reducing their Weapon and Spell Damage by 430.
3240

Summon Shade
Summon a shade version of yourself to attack an enemy and fight at your side for 20 seconds. The shade slashes at an enemy, dealing 462 Magic Damage once every 2 seconds and inflicts Minor Maim for 4 seconds, reducing the enemy's damage done by 5%.
2970

Dark Shade
Summon a shade versions of yourself to attack an enemy and fight at your side for 20 seconds. The shade slashes at an enemy, dealing 623 Magic Damage and occasionally whirlwinds all enemies around it, dealing 623 Magic Damage once every 2 seconds. The shade's attacks inflict Minor Maim, reducing the enemy's damage done by 5% for 4 seconds.2970

Shadow Image
Summon a shade version of yourself to stay in place and attack an enemy from range for 20 seconds. The shade shoots at an enemy, dealing 478 Magic Damage every 2 seconds and inflicts Minor Maim, reducing the enemy's damage done by 5% for 4 seconds. While the shade is summoned, you can activate this ability again for no cost to teleport to the shade's location.3780

Refreshing Shadows
Increases your Health, Stamina, and Magicka Recovery by 15%.Passive

Shadow Barrier
Casting a Shadow ability grants you Major Resolve for 6 seconds, increasing your Physical and Spell Resistance by 5948. This duration is increased by 25% for each piece of Heavy Armor equipped.Passive

Dark Vigor
Increases your Max Health by 3% for each Shadow ability slotted.Passive

Dark Veil
Increases the duration of your non-invisibility based Shadow abilities by 2 seconds.Passive

The above Skills will help you create Builds for Magicka based or Stamina based Nightblades in ESO! Some powerful Nightblade Builds you can use include:

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