The blade of this sword is dyed black for stealth when fighting at night.
Shadowblade (シャドーブレイド, Shadō Bureido?), also known as Shadow Blade or Darkness, is a recurring weapon in the series. It is often a Dark-elemental sword used by the Dark Knight or Warrior jobs, and is oftentimes a low-ranked weapon.
Shadowblade is the second weapon available for Dark Knight Cecil, and provides 20 Attack in both versions, while providing 35 Accuracy. This weapon is metallic. It can be found in the Antlion's Den, Underground Waterway or in a hidden chest inside the Sealed Cave in the releases prior to Final Fantasy Chronicles.
On the Easy Type version, it was renamed to Sword of Darkness.
In the 3D versions, it has an attack power of 20 with an accuracy of 90 with the same properties as the 2D versions. Dark Knight Cecil can equipped this sword, and if Golbez is hacked into the party, he'll be able to equip it as well.