Knight of Light – Mihile

Updated for Tempest

Mihile is a Cygnus Knight Warrior who can reach level 200. The character is gender-locked (male-only). He is melee class with high mobility. He uses one-handed sword and has a sub-equipment called Soul Shield which provides additional stats.
Mihile has a link skill called Knight Watch which can be passed to other character upon level 70. Knight’s Watch uses the power of light to protect a character from being knocked back.

Just like other Cygnus Knights, you can create an Ultimate Explorer through quest after level 120 and you receive 10% EXP bonus until level 120.

Storyline

The mightiest hero can come from the humblest beginnings. The great warrior you know as Mihile did not always go by that name. Once upon a time he was an overworked stock boy at Mr. Limbert’s General Store, known only as “kiddo.” Little did that young boy know that his life was about to change forever…

Empress Cygnus long suspected that there was more to the boy than what met the eye, so she and Neinheart decided to test the young warrior. It wasn’t until Cygnus watched him defeat her minions with ease that she knew the truth for sure. Neinheart was skeptical, but Cygnus’s faith never wavered. She explained to the boy that his father was a warrior of great power; a warrior for good and a warrior for the light. He had left his infant son with the old man Limbert, planning to one day return, but he was never able to escape the great evil that defeated him. She went on to call the nameless kiddo “Mihile,” which means “Born of Light” in honor of his fallen father, Chromile, the Knight of Light.

The young Empress and her faithful follower Neinheart brought the boy with a new name back with them to Ereve. There he learned that “Only the darkest night can produce the most brilliant sunrise!”

General Information

  • Primary Weapon: 1-Handed Sword
  • Secondary Weapon: Soul Shield
  • Primary Stat: STR
  • Linked Skill: Knock Back Resistance
  • Character Card: Weapon Defense +2%/+3%/+4%/5%

Unique Beginner Skill

Skills

Mihile0-1 Knight’s Watch Master Level: 1
Linked Skill:  Knock-back Resistance Supportive
Level 1: Resistance Rate: 100%, Duration 90 sec, Cooldown 180 sec.

The Knight’s Watch can be linked to other characters at level 70. There is no SP needed for beginner skill.

1st Job Advancement

Skills

Mihile1-2 Soul Shield Master Level: 15
Amplifies the power of the Soul Shield to increase defense. Passive
  • Level 1: Weapon DEF +60 and Magic DEF +60.
  • Level 15: Weapon DEF +200 and Magic DEF +200.
Mihile1-5 Soul Blade Master Level: 20
Summons and gives form to invisible Soul power to inflict damage to enemies Active
  • Level 1: MP -6 Damage 245%, Monsters Hit: 5.
  • Level 20: MP -15 Damage 340%, Monsters Hit: 5.
Mihile1-4 Weightless Heart Master Level: 10
Use while in the middle of a jump to jump even further. The jumping distance increases as the skill level increases. Supportive
  • Level 1: MP -34
  • Level 10: MP -10
Mihile1-3 Soul Devotion (Requires Level 1 Soul Shield) Master Level: 10
Permanently increases Accuracy, Movement Speed, and Jump. Passive
  • Level 1: Accuracy +20. Speed +7 and Jump +2
  • Level 10: Accuracy +200. Speed +25 and Jump +20
Mihile1-1 HP Boost Master Level: 10
Permanently increases MaxHP. Passive
  • Level 1: Max HP +2%
  • Level 10: Max HP +20%

Soul Blade will be your primary attacking skill during 1st Job. Weightless Heart and Soul Devotion should be maxed first for mobility before max Soul Blade. HP Boost is maxed at last as there is no monster can kill you in 1 or 2 attacks.

  • Level 10: Soul Blade +1, Soul Shield +1, Weightless Heart +3. (Mikhail receives 5 SPs upon 1st job advancement).
  • Max Weightless Heart
  • Max Soul Devotion
  • Max Soul Blade
  • Max Soul Shield
  • Max HP Boost.

Summary: Everything is maxed.

2nd Job Advancement

The job advancement quest starts at level 27.  All quests can be accepted and completed through quest bubble on the left. The quest location is at Kerning City (maybe this is the reason Mihile cannot complete Andreas quest) and you need to defeat Dyle to complete the job advancement.

Skills

Mihile2-2 Sword Mastery Master Level: 10
Increases the weapon mastery and accuracy of one-handed swords. Passive
  • Level 1: Sword Mastery +12% and Accuracy +6
  • Level 10: Sword Mastery +50% and Accuracy +120
Mihile2-3 Final Attack (Requires Level 3 Sword Mastery) Master Level: 20
Grants a chance to deal additional damage after an attack skill. Must have an one-handed sword equipped. Passive
  • Level 1: 2% Chance, Damage 100%
  • Level 20: 40% Chance, Damage 150%
Mihile2-4 Sword Booster (Requires Level 5 Sword Mastery) Master Level: 10
Doubles the attack speed of your weapon. Must have an one-handed sword equipped Supportive
  • Level 1: MP -30 Duration 10 sec.
  • Level 10: MP -11 Duration 200 sec.
Mihile2-5 Rage Master Level: 20
Increases Weapon ATT of your party members for a set time. Can be stacked with other buffs. Supportive
  • Level 1: MP -11 Weapon ATT +11, Duration 66 sec
  • Level 20: MP -20 Weapon ATT +30, Duration 180 sec
Mihile2-6 Soul Driver Master Level: 20
Use Soul power to attack multiple enemies four times. Active
  • Level 1: MP -8 Damage 88% for 4 times. Monsters Hit: 4
  • Level 11: MP -12 Damage 118% for 4 times., Monsters Hit: 5
  • Level 20: MP -18 Damage 145% for 4 times. Monsters Hit: 6
Mihile2-7 Radiant Driver Master Level: 15
Drives back multiple enemies with a brilliant sword of light. Active
  • Level 1: MP -24 Damage 286%, Max Monsters Pushed: 6.
  • Level 15: MP -36 Damage 400%, Max Monsters Pushed: 6.
Mihile2-1 Physical Training Master Level: 5
Permanently improves STR and DEX through sheer physical training. Passive
  • Level 1: STR +3, DEX +3
  • Level 5: STR +30, DEX +30

You only has 94 SPs during 2nd job but need 100 SPs to max everything. You can choose not to max one of the following skills.

  • Soul Driver because it will be replaced by Radiant Buster at 3rd Job. Soul Driver is also slower to cast.
  • Radiant Driver because it is only a rushing skill. It is sufficient at level 14.

I recommend not to max Soul Driver because you can kill monsters with ease during 2nd job. Please note that Final Attack has to be maxed because Advance Final Attack (4th job skill) requires Level 20 Final Attack. Below is recommended build sequence.

  • Level 30: Soul Driver +1
  • add 1 SP to Radiant Driver for rushing.
  • add 1 SP to Rage. At level 1, it gives you ATT +11 attack for 60 seconds. You can add Rage later if you do not want to cast it all the time.
  • Increase attack speed by adding 5 SPs Sword Mastery and 6 SPs to Sword Booster. Level 6 booster gives you 50 seconds. If you do not use booster much, you can add booster later. In fact, booster can be added at any time depending on your preference and playing style.
  • max Sword Mastery to stabilize attack range.
  • max Physical Training to improve stat and attack. (You may prefer to max Rage first).
  • max Rage to improve attack.
  • add SPs to Soul Driver until 14 (or max Soul Driver here at your preferences).
  • max Final Attack
  • max Sword Booster
  • max Radiant Driver (or leave it level 9 if you maxed Soul Driver early).

Summary: Everything is maxed except Soul Driver remains at 14.

3rd Job Advancement

Skills

Mihile3-7 Trinity Attack Master Level: 20
Deal 3 consecutive attacks on multiple enemies in front of you. Active
  • Level 1: MP -15 Damage 192% for 3 times. Monsters Hit: 4
  • Level 20: MP-19 Damage 230%for 3 times. Monsters Hit: 4
Mihile3-8 Radiant Buster Master Level: 20
Emits shining light to blast and stun multiple enemies in the front. Active
  • Level 1: MP -20 Damage 194% for 3 times. Stun Chance 1% for 1 sec, Monsters Hit: 6
  • Level 20: MP -40 Damage 270% for 3 times. Stun Chance 20% for 4 sec, Monsters Hit: 6
Mihile3-4 Radiant Charge Master Level: 10
Temporarily increase damage. Supportive
  • Level 1: MP -25 Damage +12% Duration 30 sec.
  • Level 10: MP -40 Damage +30% Duration 300 sec.
Mihile3-5 Enduring Spirit Master Level: 10
Significantly increases your defense, Abnormal Status Resistance, and all Elemental Resistance for a set time. Supportive
  • Level 1: MP -20 DEF +5%, Abnormal Status Resistance +3%, All Elemental Resistance +3%, Duration: 66 sec.
  • Level 10: MP -40 DEF +100%, Abnormal Status Resistance +60%, All Elemental Resistance +60%,  Duration: 180 sec.
Mihile3-6 Magic Crash Master Level: 10
Has a chance to cancel all enemy buffs and prevent them from casting new buffs. Cooldown: 60 sec. Supportive
  • Level 1: MP -35 Success Rate 24%, Buff Block Duration 8 sec.
  • Level 10: MP -15 Success Rate 100%, Buff Block Duration 20 sec.
Mihile3-2 Intense Focus Master Level: 20
Focuses powers to permanently increase STR and improve attack speed by 1 level. Passive
  • Level 1: STR +3
  • Level 20: STR +60
Mihile3-3 Righteous Indignation Master Level: 20
Increases damage and critical rate when attacking enemies in abnormal status. Passive
  • Level 1: Damage +1%, Critical Rate +1%
  • Level 20: Damage +20%, Critical Rate +20%
Mihile3-1 Self Recovery Master Level: 20
Restores some HP and MP every 4 seconds, even in combat. Passive
  • Level 1: HP +10, MP +3 every 4 sec.
  • Level 20: HP +300, MP +90 every 4 sec.

You only has 124 SPs during 3rd job but need 130 SPs to max everything. Radiant Buster must be maxed because of Radiant Blast (4th Job Skill) requires Level 20 Radiant Buster. Trinity Attack will not be used much and can be leaved at 11. Below is recommended build sequence:

  • Level 60: Radiant Buster +1
  • Add 1 SP to Trinity Attack to have additional attack skill.
  • Max Radiant Charge for additional damage.
  • Max Radiant Buster – your primary attack skill.
  • Max Intense Focus to increase STR, attack range and speed.
  • Max Enduring Spirit to increase defense, abnormal status and element resistance.
  • Max Righteous Indignation
  • Max Magic Crash – you can max Magic Crash early if you want to fight boss.
  • Max Self Recovery
  • Add remaining SPs to Trinity Attack (14)

Summary: Everything is maxed except Trinity Attack remains at 14.

4th Job Advancement

Skills

Mihile4-4 Soul Asylum (Requires maxed Soul Shield) Master Level: 30 (MB)
Uses the enhanced power of the Soul Shield to permanently decrease damage received from enemies. Passive
  • Level 1: Damage reduced by 5.5%
  • Level 30: Damage reduced by 20%
Mihile4-2 Expert Sword Mastery (Requires maxed Sword Mastery) Master Level: 30 (MB)
Maxes out mastery of one-handed sword while increasing Minimum Critical Damage and Weapon Attack. Passive
  • Level 1: Mastery +56%, ATT +1, Minimum Critical Damage +1%
  • Level 30: Mastery +70%, ATT +30, Minimum Critical Damage +15%
Mihile4-3 Advanced Final Attack (Requires maxed Final Attack) Master Level: 30 (MB)
Permanently increases ATT and Accuracy. Greatly increases the damage and activation rate of your Final Attack. Passive
  • Level 1: ATT +1, Accuracy +1%. 46% chance of activating 163% final attack 2 times.
  • Level 30: ATT +30, Accuracy +10%. 60% chance of activating 250% final attack 2 times.
Mihile4-8 Four-Point Assault Master Level: 30 (MB)
Unleashes four soul blades with a chance to blind enemies. The final hit will always be a Critical Hit. Inflicts Blind on all monsters, but its duration is cut in half on boss monsters. Active
  • Level 1: MP -20 Damage 215% for 4 times. Blind Chance 11%, Accuracy -1%, Duration 42 sec
  • Level 30: MP -32 Damage 360% for 4 times. Blind Chance 40%, Accuracy -30%, Duration 100 sec
Mihile4-9 Radiant Blast (Requires maxed Radiant Buster) Master Level: 30 (MB)
Attacks multiple enemies with a burst of intense light. Has a chance to stun enemies Active
  • Level 1: MP -50 Damage 193% for 6 times. Monsters Hit: 6, Stun Chance 11%, Duration 4 sec
  • Level 20: MP -75 Damage 280% for 6 times. Monsters Hit: 6, Stun Chance 40%, Duration 6 sec
Mihile4-7 Roiling Soul Master Level: 30 (MB)
Focuses a short burst of attacks on a single enemy with significantly higher damage. Cooldown: 270 sec. Supportive
  • Level 1: MP -30 Damage +2%, Critical Rate +11%, Minimum Critical Damage +1%, Duration 66 sec
  • Level 30: MP -50 Damage +60%, Critical Rate +20%, Minimum Critical Damage +15%, Duration 240 sec
Mihile4-1 Combat Mastery Master Level: 10
Ignores a portion of a monster’s defense while attacking. Passive
  • Level 1: Defense Ignored 4%
  • Level 10: Defense Ignored 40%.
Mihile4-5 Stance Master Level: 30 (MB)
With great concentration, you hold your ground when struck, resisting knock-back effects. Supportive
  • Level 1: MP -30 Knock-back Resist Chance 37%, Duration 10 sec
  • Level 30: MP -60 Knock-back Resist Chance 95%, Duration 300 sec
maple-warrior Maple Warrior Master Level: 30 (MB)
Increases all team members’ stats by a percentage for a set duration. Supportive
  • Level 1: MP -10 All Stats +1%, Duration 30 sec
  • Level 30: MP -70 All Stats +15%, Duration 900 sec

(MB) – Mastery Books Required.

Now you can max everything during 4th job.

  • Soul Asylum because the defense is not as important as attack. The difference is 3.5% from maxed.
  • Maple Warrior because mastery book is very expensive and other party members may already have the skill. The difference is 3% from maxed.

The build sequence during 4th job is really depending on which mastery book is available. Below is recommended training build:

  • Level 100: Radiant Blast +1, Expert Sword Mastery +1 and Advanced Final Attack +1
  • Add 1 SP to Four-Point Assault to have a chance to blind the monster (and test the skill out yourself.)
  • max Radiant Blast
  • max Expert Sword Mastery to improve attack range (+30 ATT)
  • max Advanced Final Attack to further improve attack range (+30 ATT)
  • max Combat Mastery to reduce monsters’ PDR.
  • max Roiling Soul for bossing
  • max Four-Point Assault for bossing
  • max Stance
  • max Maple Warrior
  • max Soul Asylum

If you prefer to have bossing skill early, you can follow the build sequence below:

  • Level 100: Radiant Blast +1, Expert Sword Mastery +1 and Advanced Final Attack +1
  • max Four-Point Assault
  • max Roiling Soul
  • max Combat Mastery
  • max Expert Sword Mastery
  • max Advanced Final Attack
  • max Stance
  • max Radiant Blast
  • max Maple Warrior
  • max Soul Asylum

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