Dagger weapon skill
Skill Level: 175 (Thieves, Red Mages, Bards, Rangers, Dancers, and Ninjas only)
Description: Steals MP. Amount stolen varies with TP.
Sneak Attack: Does not stack with Sneak Attack.
  • As this weapon skill does not deal damage, it will not wake a sleeping monster.
  • Not aligned with any "elemental gorgets" or "elemental belts" due to it's absence of Skillchain properties.


Element: Darkness
Modifiers: MND: 100%
Damage Multipliers by TP:
1000 TP 2000 TP 3000 TP
1.00 1.40 Exclamation 1.80 Exclamation


  • Energy Drain is only natively available to Thieves, Red Mages, Bards, Rangers, Dancers, and Ninjas. While other jobs can obtain the required 175 Dagger skill, they must use one of the aforementioned jobs as their support job in order to gain access to Energy Drain.
  • Dagger skill level 175 is obtainable by the following jobs at these corresponding levels:
Job Rating Level
Thief A+ 55
Dancer A+ 55
Corsair B+ 56
Red Mage B 56
Warrior B- 56
Bard B- 56
Ranger B- 56
Beastmaster C+ 57
Ninja C+ 57
Dark Knight C 57
Geomancer C- 57
Paladin C- 57
Puppetmaster C- 57
Black Mage D 59
Scholar D 59
Samurai E 63
Dragoon E 63
Summoner E 63
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