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.


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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.


How to Acquire

An upgrade to Desolate Dive. Found on a Snail Shaman's corpse in Crystal Peak, within the Crystallised Mound. It is recommended to have the Lumafly Lantern in order to reach this area.

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.


Crystal Snail
  • Gained by absorbing the body of a Snail Shaman encased in crystal. Dream Nailing this snail will give the lines: