Darkness Rises Guide, Tips, Cheats & Strategy To Strike Down The Bosses

Darkness RisesDarkness Rises is a brand new action game for mobile devices by Nexon. Check out our Darkness Rises guide, tips, cheats & strategy to master the game

Nexon’s Darkness Rises game is now available worldwide, featuring console-quality graphics, thrilling combat, lots of game modes, boss battles, and much more. In the game, you choose one of the featured characters and embark on an intense journey-full of demons, dragons, reapers, bosses, monsters. And in this post, we have covered everything about the game you need to know: Darkness Rises guide and Darkness Rises tips, cheats & strategy to defeat bosses in boss battles and strike down the opponent in PvP battles. Everything in one post! (Also, see – Darkness Rises Coupon Codes)

Get Started – Darkness Rises – The Basics

Before we head to the cheats, tips & strategy guide part, let’s learn the basics first. In Darkness Rises game, your objective is to increase the power of your character and top the leaderboard by defeating enemies in PvP battles. At the beginning of the game, adventure mode is the single mode that is unlocked and it is the key to unlock all modes such as PvP, Infinity, Duo Dungeon, Raids, and more. Completing adventure mode stages unlocks new game modes and you will be able to take part in those modes for precious items such as gears, essence, and much more.

And initial stages are very easy to complete, but as you progress, you will have to strike down powerful enemies; monsters, dragons, reapers, bosses, demons, and more.

But if you steadily increase the power of your character, it will be easy for you to strike down bad guys. After a certain level, you will be able to access new features such as link skill, ultimate skill, runes, raids, fusing, crafting, jewels, and much more.

Let’s start the Darkness Rises guide and after it, check out our Darkness Rises tips, cheats & strategy guide to master the game!

Article Contents⇓

1.) Characters

Darkness Rises game features four characters as of now: –

  1. Warrior – Overall good, Melee DPS
  2. Wizard – Overall good, DPS
  3. Berserker – Good HP & Attack stats
  4. Assassin – Good Attack speed

At the beginning of the game, you have to choose one of these characters. If you want to switch the character(you can not transfer progress), then restart the game and select that character -> create the character -> start the game again. Also, see – Best action game for mobile devices

2.) Darkness Rises Guide

In this part, we will learn about gears, skills, fusing, runes, crafting, polish, enhancing, upgrading, jewels, traits, costumes, PvP(PvP Specific Gears, Traits), adventure mode, Co-Op mode, and much more. Make sure to read everything.

  • Gears Guide

In Darkness Rises game, gears are used to increase the power of a character. You can equip a weapon, armor, accessories, and jewel items. These gears are classified into rank;

  • Rank A, B, C, D, S

A rank and S rank gears are of high quality or rare. At the beginning of the game, you have D rank gears and they are of poor quality. Read the cheats, tips part below to know how to obtain high-quality gears for free.

You can further increase the impact of these gears by enhancing and upgrading. Also, see – Best survival games for Android

  • Enhancing

Enhancing a gear increases its attributes such as defense, attack power, speed, and more. To enhance a gear, you need enhancing material. You can use polish or low-level gears for enhancing. For example; you have a level 20 sword and 5-10 level 5 swords. You can use these low-level swords as enhancing material to enhance level 20 sword. Read the blacksmith guide below to learn about polish.

  1. Tap the menu
  2. Go to the items tab
  3. Select Gears
  4. Tap the gear you want to enhance
  5. Select Enhance
  6. Select enhancing material
  7. Confirm

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  • Upgrading Guide

Upgrading the gear is one of the important steps in Darkness Rises game. By upgrading, you can increase the tier of that gear(for instance, you have C Rank gear. After upgrading, it will reach the high tier; B Rank). It will also increase the level cap. How to upgrade?

  1. Enhance a gear to its maximum level
  2. After reaching the maximum level, tap that gear
  3. Select Upgrade
  4. Upgrading costs you Upgrade Stone
  5. If you have enough, hit the upgrade button

Upgrade stone -> In Darkness Rises game, upgrade stone is an item, used in upgrading the gears; weapon, accessory, armor, and more. Without it, you can not upgrade gears.

How to obtain upgrade stones? 

Unlock the Daily Dungeon Mode. On the main screen, tap the PvE option -> Daily Dungeon -> Begin Battle. Or complete the chapters in story mode. You can also purchase it from the shop.

  • Essence

Essence used in enhancing the character’s stats: –

  1. Attack
  2. Defense
  3. HP
  4. Critical Hits
  5. Damage Decrease
  6. Defense Pen

The player can obtain essence from the adventure mode. Once you reach the maximum level of these attributes, you will be able to raise max level.

  1. Tap the menu
  2. Head to characters tab
  3. Select Essence
  4. Tap on an attribute
  5. Enhance
  6. Reach the maximum level
  7. Raise the maximum level
  • Skills

Darkness RisesIn Darkness Rises, you can equip up to three normal skills and one ultimate skill. And in the battle, you can activate rage skill by filling the rage gauge. Let’s learn about all these skills.

  1. Normal Skills
  2. Rage Skill
  3. Ultimate Skill

Normal Skill ->

As you level up, you will be able to access or learn new normal skills. You can equip up to 3 skills for the battle; in all modes; Co-Op, adventure, PvP.

To improve the performance of these skills, you can enhance the skills. It costs you skill points. You can obtain skill points as a reward, upon leveling up.

After a certain level, link skill gets activated. After using the normal skill in the battle, you can instantly use link skill; back-to-back two skills – without cooldown break.

Rage Skill

At the top-left side of the screen, just below the HP bar, you can see the rage bar. When you fill the rage gauge, Rage Skill gets activated. You will be able to cast the rage skill when the condition is matched. You can check the condition in the rage skill section. Just tap the skull icon to cast the rage skill. Rage Skill types: –

  1. Normal: – Green Skull Icon: – Instantly Kill a normal monster
  2. Elite: – Orange Skull Icon: – Instantly Kill an elite monster
  3. Boss – Red Skull Icon: – Epic deal damage to the boss

Unlock new tiers to increase the maximum number of kills.

Ultimate Skill

Your first ultimate skill gets unlocked when you complete the main quest chapter 2. Ultimate skill deals massive damage to the monsters and increases the chances of getting the victory.

  • Tap the menu
  • Head to skills tab
  • Select; normal or rage or ultimate
  • Tap the skill
  • Choose equip

You can upgrade the ultimate skill using scrolls. Scrolls can be obtained from honor shop. Go to the PvP section -> honor shop -> spend honor points and get scrolls. Obtain Honor Points by defeating the opponents.

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  • Runes

After clearing the 9-5 stage in the adventure mode, you will be able to access this feature. These runes also improve the character’s stats. You can obtain a high-quality rune by fusing multiple runes(read the blacksmith guide below).

  • Traits

Darkness RisesAll the gears have default trait activated. Traits like Defense, HP, Recovery, and more. The player can change the trait using trait ticket.

  1. Tap the menu
  2. Head to the items tab
  3. Select gear
  4. Tap a gear item
  5. Select traits
  6. At the right side, you can see current traits
  7. Change it using trait ticket
  • Blacksmith

In Darkness Rises game, you can fuse & craft items to obtain a high-quality item. It’s called fusing. Visit Blacksmith to access fusing & crafting feature.

  1. Tap the menu
  2. At the right side of the screen, select blacksmith option


You can fuse gears, jewels, and runes to get a high-quality item. For instance, you have D-Rank runes. Fuse them and you could get a high-grade item.

  1. Visit Blacksmith
  2. Select; fuse gear or jewels or runes
  3. Select enough items
  4. Hit the fuse button
  5. Claim the item
  6. Used items can not be recovered


  1. Visit Blacksmith
  2. Select craft
  3. At the right side, select a chest you want to craft
  4. Hit the craft option
  5. Make sure you have enough crafting material
  6. Tap the + icon to get crafting item details -> tap source option to know from where to get that item

Craft Polish

Polish can be used to enhance the gears.

  1. Visit Blacksmith
  2. Select Craft Polish
  3. Start Crafting
  4. Level Up the blacksmith to get better items
  • Costumes

In Darkness Rises game, the costume is one of the best items that can increase the power of character massively.

  1. Tap the menu
  2. Head to the items tab
  3. Select gear
  4. Head to the costume tab
  5. Tap the costume and equip
  6. You can enhance the costume too(like gear enhancing)

How to obtain costume in Darkness Rises game?

  1. Tap the menu
  2. At the right side, tap the chest option
  3. Head to the costume tab
  4. Open the costume chest

You can claim the costume chest free every 3 days. Or use diamonds.

  • PvP Specific Gears

To defeat the opponents in PvP mode in Darkness Rises game, you should equip PvP Specific gears(if you have). Why?

  1. Because of PvP Bonuses
  2. PvP Traits(Increases the attributes in PvP Battles)

Tap the gear item to check either it’s PvP Specific or not. If yes, you will see [PvP] next to it.

How to obtain PvP Specific Gears?

  • Tap the menu
  • Go to chest section
  • Open the gear chest
  • And you could get PvP Specific Gear
  • Complete the main quests
  • Via Shop

So, this is the simple Darkness Rises guide for the beginners. Now, let’s start the Darkness Rises tips, cheats & strategy to master the game.

Darkness Rises Tips & Cheats: –

#1.) Costume is the best item you should equip

In Darkness Rises game, you can significantly increase the power of your character by equipping with a costume. Go to the menu and head to the chest option. Then head to costume tab and open the costume chest. You can either use diamonds or wait until it gets free(after 3 days).

#2.) Claim the freebies

You can collect gear chest, gold chest, costume chest after every certain amount of time. Gear chest includes weapons, armors like items. Gold chest includes random item, and costume chest include costumes.

  1. Gear Chest – Free after every 24 hours
  2. Gold Chest – Free after every 2 hours
  3. Costume Chest – Free after every 3 days

The rewards you will get: –

  1. You will get armor, accessory chest(Rank B- A) as Login reward; on 7th-day login, 14th day, and so on
  2. Login daily(for 7 days) to grab B-Rank costume chest
  3. Offline reward – Tap the menu -> bonus -> rest

If you wait for some days, you will get high-quality gears for free.

#3.) Main Quest is the key to get free diamonds & high-quality gears

If you complete the main quests, you will get hundreds of diamonds for free+chests+new features such as Rage Skill new tier. So, it would be better if you focus on completing the main quest in Darkness Rises game to grab precious rewards. Also, see – Top new Android games

#4.) Increase the power of your character

Well, if your character’s power is more than enemy’s power, then you can easily win. But if not, then you will struggle. There are a number of ways to increase the power of character in Darkness Rises: –

  1. Enhance the gears
  2. Equip costumes
  3. Upgrade gears
  4. Activate runes
  5. Activate Jewels
  6. Fuse to obtain high-quality gears
  7. Upgrade the skills
  8. Enhance the essence
  9. Raise the maximum level
  10. Level Up
  11. Complete the main quest

#5.) Earn Honor Points and grab scrolls & chests

Play PvP mode, defeat the opponents and earn honor points. Spend honor points in the honor shop to obtain precious items such as scroll to upgrade the ultimate skill, chests to obtain high-quality gears, tickets to increase the reward, and more.Darkness Rises

  1. In PvP mode, you can use block skill to block the enemy’s attack
  2. If you use the block skill at the right moment, your character will counter-attack and deal massive damage to the enemy
  3. Make sure your power is more than enemy’s power – then start the battle
  4. Use skill at the right time

#6.) Play Daily Dungeon for stones

Upgrade stones are required to upgrade the gears. Battle in daily dungeon mode to grab upgrade stones.

#7.) Craft, Fuse and upgrade the blacksmith

Visit blacksmith and transform low-quality items to high-quality. Make sure to craft polish, level-up the blacksmith. Read the guide above.

#8.) Level-Up fast, Here’s how

  1. Complete all the quests; daily, weekly, main
  2. Play adventure mode
  3. Complete chapters in the story mode
  4. Repeat the stages
  5. Use clear ticket to get instant rewards

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So, these are some useful Darkness Rises tips, cheats & a strategy guide for the beginners. Download Darkness Rises game for Android – Here(Google Play Store). Also, see – Best simulation games for Android

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