Shadow Driver

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Shadow Driver
Shadow Driver-Equipped.png
Damage type(s) and Attack Speed influence combat. The attack style of the weapon in relation to the combat environment is also important. Consider both when choosing weapons to wield.


Boosts and Penalties are both considered "abilities" in general. Many items don't have any special abilities. See the Abilities page for details. Some enemies are immune to certain status conditions - see individual status pages for details.

This item doesn't have any special abilities.

All weapons gain these CTR bonuses as they level.
  • Level 5+: CTR: Low
  • Level 10: CTR: Medium

The Shadow Driver is a 4-star handgun.


A high-tech alchemical sidearm that fires powerful shadow bullets that split multiple times on impact.


Basic Attack

A 2-shot combo. Each bullet has a chance to ricochet and damage adjacent monsters.
The chance has been increased with the upgrade, even allowing for a second ricochet.
Each bullet has also increased in speed as compared to the Shadowtech Alchemer Mk II.

Charge Attack

A charged ball. It also splits into multiple bullets that deal additional damage.

None Low Medium High V. High Ultra Max
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The following damage values represent the weapon at its completed level, without any UV or bonus from other equipment, and listed as the damage dealt on the first and last floor of each stratum.

Shadow Driver's Damage Table
Stratum 1 Stratum 2 Stratum 3 Stratum 4 Stratum 5 Stratum 6
Versus Gremlins and Slimes
Basic Attack 26-31 38-44 75-80 84-90 131-171 187-195
Charge Attack 48-58 72-85 141-154 164-180 254-331 363-389
Versus Beasts and Constructs
Basic Attack 21-23 26-29 55-53 53-55 85-114 116-105
Charge Attack 43-50 60-70 121-127 134-142 209-274 198-307
Versus Fiends and Undead
Basic Attack 4-5 7-8 12-14 15-16 22-29 32-34
Charge Attack 7-9 11-13 21-24 26-28 40-53 58-63


Icon-recipe.png: Reward for completing the 8-2 Interface-icon-PvE.png Mission: The Rotting Metropolis (bound).
Icon-recipe.png: Daxen - Always in stock for 10,000 crowns in the Hall of Heroes if the player is rank 6-2 or higher (bound).
Icon-recipe.png: Basil - Randomly in stock for 10,000 crowns in depth 13, 23 Clockwork Terminals, always in stock in lobby of:

7-2 Interface-icon-PvE.png Mission: In Cold Blood
7-2 Interface-icon-PvE.png Mission: Vicious and Viscous
7-3 Interface-icon-PvE.png Mission: Spark and Roar
8-2 Interface-icon-PvE.png Mission: The Vile Engine
(All recipes purchased from Basil are acquired unbound).


The 4-star recipe for this item costs 10,000 crowns; the alchemy cost is 2,500 crowns. Below are the materials needed to make the Shadow Driver.

Name Amount
Crafting-Dark Shard.png Dark Shard 15
Crafting-Gel Drop.png Gel Drop 4
Crafting-Sinful Brew.png Sinful Brew 3
Crafting-Brute Core.png Brute Core 1
Crafting-Phial of Phear.png Phial of Phear 1
Crafting-Mug of Misery.png Mug of Misery 1
Rarity-Elite Orb of Alchemy icon.png Elite Orb of Alchemy 3
Equipment-Shadowtech Alchemer Mk II icon.png Shadowtech Alchemer Mk II (Heat Level 5+)

Note: When crafting using bound equipment as a precursor, the upgraded item will also be bound.

Alchemy Path

Shadow Driver's alchemy path
☆☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★★★
Shadowtech Alchemer
Shadowtech Alchemer
Shadowtech Alchemer Mk II
Shadowtech Alchemer Mk II
Shadow Driver
Shadow Driver
Umbra Driver
Umbra Driver
Grim Buster
Grim Buster
Nether Cannon
Nether Cannon

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