For other uses, see Consuming Darkness.

Consuming Darkness is a Nightblade ultimate skill in the Shadow skill line in The Elder Scrolls Online.


Creates an area of darkness for 12 seconds. Enemies in this area are snared 70%. Nearby allies take 30% less damage and caster gains an additional +100% of this value. Grants allies in the area slip away, granting them invisibility.


Unlocked at Shadow rank 12.


Bolstering DarknessEdit

Veil of BladesEdit

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  • Update 6: Reduced the duration of this ability to 12 seconds.[1]
  • Update 6: This ability will no longer provide an additional damage reduction for the caster.[1]
  • Update 6: Hidden Refresh (synergy): This will now provide healing to allies, and will only be offered to allies under 50% health.[1]
  • Update 8: A number of abilities, including this one, will now properly display "Target is Immune" messaging if a target is immune to a component of the ability.[4]




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