Darth Nihilus

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Darth Nihilus

Sith Support that can instantly defeat enemies by draining cooldowns

Unit-Character-Darth Nihilus.png
Description
Alignment Dark Side
Role SupportLeader
Faction Sith
Lead Synergy Sith
Synergy Darth TrayaDarth Sion
Release Date February 23, 2017
Shards to Activate 50
Accelerated Yes Accelerated units have increased drop quantities. See Character Shards for more information.
Acquisition Dark Side Battles: 9-A (Hard) Game-Icon-Energy.png20 (2x)
Secrets and Shadows
Debuffs Damage Over TimeHealth Down
Battle Mechanics Dispel Buffs - Target
Cooldown Reduction - Self
Cooldown Increase - All Enemies
Destroy
Revive Immunity
Turn Meter Gain - Self
Stacking Increase - Max Health
Attack - Can't Evade
Lead Mechanics Offense
Health Steal
Protection to Health
Critical Hit Immunity
Healing Immunity
Dispel Buffs - TargetCooldown Reduction - SelfCooldown Increase - All EnemiesDestroyRevive ImmunityTurn Meter Gain - SelfStacking Increase - Max HealthAttack - Can't Evade

Stats

Stats displayed are for unit at max level with max stars. Mods are not included in calculations.

Physical Offense
Damage 1551
Critical Chance 20.08%
Armor Penetration 10
General
Health 25289
Protection 42642
Speed 120
Potency 48%
Tenacity 36%
Critical Damage 150%
Defense Penetration 0%
Gear 12
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85
Darth Nihilus - Gear 12
Gear Materials Needed
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Tactical Data.pngMk 12 ArmaTek Tactical Data
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Tactical Data Prototype.png
1Mk 12 ArmaTek Tactical Data Prototype
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30Mk 12 ArmaTek Tactical Data Prototype Salvage


Gear-Mk 8 Nubian Design Tech.png
2Mk 8 Nubian Design Tech
Gear-Mk 8 Nubian Design Tech Salvage.png
40Mk 8 Nubian Design Tech Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Visor.pngMk 12 ArmaTek Visor
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Visor Prototype.png
1Mk 12 ArmaTek Visor Prototype
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Visor Prototype Salvage.png
30Mk 12 ArmaTek Visor Prototype Salvage


Gear-Mk 7 CEC Fusion Furnace.png
2Mk 7 CEC Fusion Furnace
Gear-Mk 7 CEC Fusion Furnace Salvage.png
40Mk 7 CEC Fusion Furnace Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Multi-tool.pngMk 12 ArmaTek Multi-tool
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Multi-tool Prototype.png
1Mk 12 ArmaTek Multi-tool Prototype
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Multi-tool Prototype Salvage.png
30Mk 12 ArmaTek Multi-tool Prototype Salvage


Gear-Mk 8 Nubian Security Scanner.png
2Mk 8 Nubian Security Scanner
Gear-Mk 8 Nubian Security Scanner Salvage.png
40Mk 8 Nubian Security Scanner Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Key Pad.pngMk 12 ArmaTek Key Pad
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Key Pad Prototype.png
1Mk 12 ArmaTek Key Pad Prototype
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Key Pad Prototype Salvage.png
50Mk 12 ArmaTek Key Pad Prototype Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 Czerka Security Scanner Prototype.png
2Mk 12 Czerka Security Scanner Prototype
Gear-Mk 12 Czerka Security Scanner Prototype Salvage.png
40Mk 12 Czerka Security Scanner Prototype Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Key Pad Component.png
1Mk 12 ArmaTek Key Pad Component
Gear-Mk 8 Nubian Security Scanner.png
2Mk 8 Nubian Security Scanner
Gear-Mk 8 Nubian Security Scanner Salvage.png
40Mk 8 Nubian Security Scanner Salvage


Gear-Mk 4 Zaltin Bacta Gel.png
1Mk 4 Zaltin Bacta Gel
Gear-Mk 4 Zaltin Bacta Gel Salvage.png
50Mk 4 Zaltin Bacta Gel Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad.pngMk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Prototype.png
1Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Prototype
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Prototype Salvage.png
50Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Prototype Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 Czerka Shield Generator Prototype.png
2Mk 12 Czerka Shield Generator Prototype
Gear-Mk 12 Czerka Shield Generator Prototype Salvage.png
40Mk 12 Czerka Shield Generator Prototype Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Component.png
1Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Component
Gear-Mk 6 Athakam Medpac.png
2Mk 6 Athakam Medpac
Gear-Mk 6 Athakam Medpac Salvage.png
40Mk 6 Athakam Medpac Salvage


Gear-Mk 10 TaggeCo Holo Lens.png
1Mk 10 TaggeCo Holo Lens
Gear-Mk 10 TaggeCo Holo Lens Salvage.png
50Mk 10 TaggeCo Holo Lens Salvage


Gear-Power Cell Injector (Fusion).pngPower Cell Injector (Fusion)
Gear-Mk 5 Arakyd Droid Caller.png
50Mk 5 Arakyd Droid Caller
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1Injector Handle
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50Injector Handle Salvage


Gear-Mk 9 Kyrotech Battle Computer Prototype.png
2Mk 9 Kyrotech Battle Computer Prototype
Gear-Mk 9 Kyrotech Battle Computer Prototype Salvage.png
100Mk 9 Kyrotech Battle Computer Prototype Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Prototype.png
1Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Prototype
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Prototype Salvage.png
50Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Prototype Salvage


Special Offense
Damage 3935
Critical Chance 17.71%
Resistance Penetration 22
Survivability
Armor 27.35%
Resistance 17.48%
Dodge Chance 2%
Deflection Chance 2%
Critical
Avoidance
0%
Health Steal 10%
Accuracy 0%

Abilities

Tex.ability nihilus basic.png Ceaseless Craving
Basic Ability Material Omega Level 8

Deal Special damage to target enemy and Dispel all buffs on them. If any buffs were dispelled, reduce the cooldown of Drain Force by 1
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Tex.ability nihilus special01.png Drain Force
Special Ability Material Omega Level 8
3 Turn Cooldown

Deal Special damage to all enemies with a 50% chance (doubled against debuffed enemies) to increase their cooldowns by 1, which can't be resisted. For each cooldown increased, reduce the cooldown of Annihilate by 1.
More Details

Tex.ability nihilus special02.png Annihilate
Special Ability Material Omega Level 8
8 Turn Cooldown

Instantly defeat target enemy. Nihilus gains Max Health equal to the target's Max Health. The defeated target can't be Revived. This ability can't be Evaded and starts on cooldown.
More Details

Tex.abilityui passive sith.png Strength of the Void
Leader Ability Material Zeta Level 8

Sith allies gain 60% Offense and 150% Health Steal. Sith allies lose all Protection and gain that much Max Health. Sith allies are immune to Healing effects that aren't Health Steal and can't score Critical Hits.
Zeta
More Details
Unlocks at Gear Level 4.
Level 7:
Sith allies gain 60% Offense and 100% Health Steal. Sith allies lose all Protection and gain that much Max Health. Sith allies are immune to Healing effects that aren't Health Steal and can't score Critical Hits.
Level Unit
Level
Ability Material Credits Adds
8 82
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20
Game-Icon-Ability Material Omega.png
10
Game-Icon-Ability Material Zeta.png
20
105000 +50% Health Steal
7 72
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9
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7
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5
28800 +15% Health Steal
6 62
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6
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5
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
4
9600 +15% Offense
5 52
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4
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4
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
3
4800 +10% Health Steal
4 42
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk I.png
3
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk II.png
3
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
2
2400 +10% Offense
3 32
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2
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk II.png
2
1600 +5% Health Steal
2 22
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk I.png
2
800 +5% Offense
1 Description: Sith allies gain 30% Offense and 70% Health Steal. Sith allies lose all Protection and gain that much Max Health. Sith allies are immune to Healing effects that aren't Health Steal and can't score Critical Hits.

Tex.abilityui passive kill.png Lord of Hunger
Unique Ability Material Zeta Level 8

At the start of each of his turns, Nihilus inflicts Damage Over Time for 2 turns on a random enemy that doesn't have any debuffs. If all enemies are debuffed, inflict Damage Over Time on a random enemy. At the start of each enemy turn, Nihilus inflicts Health Down on them for 2 turns. When allied Darth Sion or Darth Traya are inflicted with a debuff, Nihilus gains 10% Turn Meter and +30% Max Health (stacking) until the end of the encounter.
More Details
Unlocks at Gear Level 6.
Level 7:
At the start of each of his turns, Nihilus inflicts Damage Over Time for 2 turns on a random enemy that doesn't have any debuffs. If all enemies are debuffed, inflict Damage Over Time on a random enemy. When allied Darth Sion or Darth Traya are inflicted with a debuff, Nihilus gains 10% Turn Meter and +30% Max Health (stacking) until the end of the encounter.
Level Unit
Level
Ability Material Credits Adds
8 84
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
30
Game-Icon-Ability Material Omega.png
13
Game-Icon-Ability Material Zeta.png
20
125000 At the start of each enemy turn, Nihilus inflicts Health Down on them for 2 turns
7 74
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk I.png
10
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9
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
6
32900 +5% Damage Over Time Chance
6 64
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk I.png
7
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk II.png
6
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
4
11000 +5% Damage Over Time Chance
5 54
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk I.png
5
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk II.png
4
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
3
5500 +5% Damage Over Time Chance
4 44
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk I.png
3
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk II.png
3
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
3
2700 +5% Damage Over Time Chance
3 34
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk I.png
3
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk II.png
3
1800 +5% Damage Over Time Chance
2 24
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk I.png
2
900 +5% Damage Over Time Chance
1 Description: At the start of each of his turns, Nihilus has a 70% chance to inflict Damage Over Time for 2 turns on a random enemy that doesn't have any debuffs. If all enemies are debuffed, inflict Damage Over Time on a random enemy. When allied Darth Sion or Darth Traya are inflicted with a debuff, Nihilus gains 10% Turn Meter and +30% Max Health (stacking) until the end of the encounter.

Recommendations

Abilities

Omega and Zeta Rankings
Ability Name Ability Type Cost Get Priority Best for
Ceaseless Craving Basic
Game-Icon-Ability Material Omega.png
5
? ? ?
Drain Force Special
Game-Icon-Ability Material Omega.png
5
? ? ?
Annihilate Special
Game-Icon-Ability Material Omega.png
5
? ? ?
Strength of the Void Leader
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
20
Game-Icon-Ability Material Omega.png
10
Game-Icon-Ability Material Zeta.png
20
? ? ?
Lord of Hunger Unique
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
30
Game-Icon-Ability Material Omega.png
13
Game-Icon-Ability Material Zeta.png
20
? ? ?

Mods

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Kit Counters

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