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Darkness Affinity is a buff/debuff power set available to controllers on current VIP accounts, or on accounts that have purchased the set on the Paragon Market for 400 Paragon Points. The set is similar to the Dark Miasma power set for defenders, masterminds, and corruptors.


Focus the dark power of the Netherworld to weaken your foes and aid your allies. Darkness Affinity focuses on draining your opponent.


Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3 Tier 4 Tier 5 Tier 6 Tier 7 Tier 8 Tier 9
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Twilight Grasp Tar Patch Darkest Night Howling Twilight Shadow Fall Fade Soul Absorption Black Hole Dark Servant
Summons a Dark Servant to your aid. The Dark Servant possesses an assortment of dark powers to weaken your foes. The summoned entity is not a willing servant, and it is only your power that binds it in this realm. The Dark Servant can be buffed and healed.

Dark Servants are resistant to Negative Energy damage but vulnerable to Energy damage.

The Dark Servant will remain at your side for 240 seconds (Mastermind).

Recharge Very Long
Minimum Level 32 (Defender)
38 (Corruptor)
38 (Mastermind)
Effects Summon Dark Servant
Powers Chill of the Night (PBAoE), Minor Damage (Negative), Foe -Accuracy
Twilight Grasp (Ranged) Foe -Accuracy -Damage, Team Heal
Petrifying Gaze (Ranged Hold)
Darkest Night (Toggle: Ranged; Targeted AoE), Foe -Accuracy, -Damage
Tenebrous Tentacles (Ranged, Cone), Medium Damage (Negative/Smash), Foe Immobilize, Foe -Accuracy
Enhancements Enhance Accuracy
Enhance ToHit Debuff
Enhance Heal
Enhance Immobilization Duration
Reduce Endurance Cost
Increase Attack Rate
Enhance Hold Duration
Set Categories Healing
ToHit Debuff


Darkness Affinity was added in Issue 22: Death Incarnate.

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