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Fists of Darkness

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Fists of Darkness


Dark Ki Melee Attack: Deals +15% Damage. You have choosen to follow the path of darkness. You seek to dominate the world, and your training will reflect your philosophy. You can activate this ability to channel negative energy into your attack, dealing 2 to 20 additional damage against living creatures and then rendering the target shaken. (A successful DC 10 + Monk Level + Wisdom Mod Will save negate the shaken effect.) On a vorpal strike (Natural 20 followed by critical confirmation), you deal an additional 1 to 50 negative energy damage. Both sets of additional damage scale with Melee Power.

  • Target: Foe, Directional, Breakable
  • Duration: 1 minute
  • Save: Will: DC 10 + Monk Level + Wisdom Mod


The Fists of Darkness is the keystone strike for the Inevitable Dominion Monk. Choosing this feat is mutually exclusive with the Path of Harmonious Balance: Fists of Light feat.

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