|Strike the ground with a concentrated force of SOUL and Shadow. This force can destroy foes or break through fragile structures.|
|The force requires SOUL to be conjured. Strike enemies to gather SOUL.|
Strike the earth with a burst of power
Press FOCUS/CAST or QUICK CAST while holding DOWN to cause The Knight to slam into the ground, creating a shockwave that spreads further upwards than Desolate Dive, and bursts twice. The dive deals 15 damage, while the two bursts deal 30 and 15 damage respectively.
- Shaman Stone increases the damage dealt by Descending Dark by 33%.
- Spell Twister lowers the SOUL cost to cast Descending Dark to 24% meter.
How to Acquire
Be aware that the Crystalised Mound can be difficult to traverse, as it has fairly few foes to gather Soul from and a lot of hazards and relatively tricky platforming. It may be a good idea to acquire the Hiveblood from The Hive before tackling this challenge.
- Gained by absorbing the body of a Snail Shaman encased in crystal. Dream Nailing this snail will give the lines: