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Encroach.png Encroach

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Passive Skill


Command: None
Prerequisite Level: 15
Prerequisite Skills: None
Alternate Names: Korean: 잠식


The Impaler's raging Demonic lance has encroached upon his body, and in turn increased his Shadow Damage and granted him the powers of the Dark Force and Black Plasma.

Dark Force/Encroach:

  • Certain Dark Force-imbued attacks cause the corrosive encroachment effect, Slowing down their targets.

Black Plasma:

  • Certain Black Plasma-imbued attacks discharge Black Plasma upon hitting encroached enemies, inflicting additional damage.
  • They accumulate Black Plasma on enemies that are not in encroachment mode with each hit, and then explode it at once when they are encroached.

All encroachment durations are affected by this skill.

[Special Function]
- Encroachment skills Encroach on hit.


  • SP per level: 20
  • Master Level: 10
  • Max Level: 20
  • Black Plasma Effect:
    • Additional Damage Rate: +20%
    • Accumulation Damage Rate: 20%
  • Dark Force (Encroachment) Effect:
    • Encroachment (Enemy Debuff):
      • Attack/Movement Speed: -5%
      • Duration: 3 sec.


  • Impalers automatically gain a level of this skill upon job advancement.
  • Ruler of Darkness.png Ruler of Darkness increases the enemy Encroachment debuff duration by 2 sec.

Skill Growth

Note: This table has been generated based off of skill growth information presented in-game. The data may have slight differences compared to the information presented in-game due to minor rounding variations.


Level Lv Req Shadow Damage
1 15 +34
2 18 +38
3 21 +42
4 24 +46
5 27 +50
6 30 +54
7 33 +58
8 36 +62
9 39 +66
10 42 +70
11 45 +74
12 48 +78
13 51 +82
14 54 +86
15 57 +90
16 60 +94
17 63 +98
18 66 +102
19 69 +106
20 72 +110

Note: This table has been generated based off of skill growth information presented in-game. The data may have slight differences compared to the information presented in-game due to minor rounding variations. }}

Impaler Skills
Active:Dark Ambition.png Dark Ambition Dark Barrier.png Dark Barrier Dark Light Explosion.png Dark Light Explosion Dark Spiral Lance.png Dark Spiral Lance Dark Star (Impaler).png Dark Star (Impaler) Darkness.png Darkness Despair.png Despair Diffusion.png Diffusion Killer Lance.png Killer Lance Piercing Drive.png Piercing Drive Spiral Rush.png Spiral Rush
Passive:Encroach.png Encroach Impaler Leather Armor Mastery.png Impaler Leather Armor Mastery Imperial Javelin Technique.png Imperial Javelin Technique Lance Overdrive.png Lance Overdrive Shadow Javelin Mastery.png Shadow Javelin Mastery
Awakening:Dark Division.png Dark Division Fury- Black Armageddon.png Fury: Black Armageddon Ruler of Darkness.png Ruler of Darkness Violent Pierce.png Violent Pierce
2nd Awakening:Annihilation of Darkness.png Annihilation of Darkness Dark Impulse.png Dark Impulse Darkness Over the Abyss.png Darkness Over the Abyss Falling Death.png Falling Death
Neo: Awakening:Abyssal Invader.png Abyssal Invader Interdimensional Annihilation.png Interdimensional Annihilation Seizing Darkness.png Seizing Darkness

Demonic Lancer Skills
Active:Ankle Cut (Demonic Lancer).png Ankle Cut (Demonic Lancer) Double Throw (Demonic Lancer).png Double Throw (Demonic Lancer) Endure.png Endure Helm Shot.png Helm Shot Hook and Throw.png Hook and Throw Paratrooper.png Paratrooper Partisan Suit.png Partisan Suit Quick Punto.png Quick Punto Side Slash.png Side Slash Surround Break.png Surround Break
Passive:None! Please add appropriate skills to Category:Demonic Lancer Skills and Category:Passive Skills

General Skills
Active:Ancient Memory.png Ancient Memory Backstep.png Backstep Indomitable Spirit.png Indomitable Spirit Leap.png Leap Quick Rebound.png Quick Rebound
Passive:Backstep Upgrade.png Backstep Upgrade Basic Armor Mastery.png Basic Armor Mastery Basic Training.png Basic Training Conversion.png Conversion Physical Critical.png Focus: Critical Latent Power.png Latent Power Physical Rear Attack.png Rear Attack
Neo: Awakening:Clues to Awakening.png Clues to Awakening One Step Closer.png One Step Closer Subitism.png Subitism