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Dark Gauntlet

The Dark Gauntlet is an ancient relic forged in the pits of Hell. It grants its wielder tremendous strength, able to move heavy obstacles by punching them, along with the ability to conjure the flames of hell from his fist to incinerate all enemies. It also grants its user the ability to defend and counter Mystical attacks. Claudia's father added the gauntlet to the Black Knight Golem during the final stages of it's design. It is not revealed how the gauntlet came into his possession, but it can be assumed that he was not aware of its origin. The gauntlet forces itself onto Gabriel's left arm after defeating the Black Knight. Its description in the inventory reveals its nature as a demonic relic, and cryptically states that it was meant to serve a far darker purpose.



It is not until towards the end of the game that this is elaborated upon. Upon defeating the Dragolich some of the green souls appear to be absorbed into the gauntlet allowing it to activate the switch on the platform, opening up the final level. Zobek then reveals that the Dark Gauntlet can be used to control Gabriel, due the gauntlet has been made with dark magic, and Zobek has control over all magic spells (as being the lord of the death) he is able manipulate Gabriel so in case he could become stronger than him he could kill him if need be. The Gauntlet's true origin as the tool of a Lord of Shadow is aluded to when Gabriel first acquires it, as it forcibly bonds itself to him in the same manner as when he obtains the Cyclone Boots and the Seraph Shoulders.



Dark Gauntlet Combat Techniques :Edit

  • Flame Dragontail: An uppercut attack which sends enemies in to the air allowing you to link this attack to aerial combos.
  • Flame Claws: When Shadow Magic is activated, the player is able to attack by launching several claws made of shadow energy when running with the Cyclone Boots.
  • Earthquake Punch: A powerful downward punch creating an expansive shockwave.
  • Avalanche Punch: An aerial attack launching energy waves downwards, can drag enemys in to the air allowing you to link this attack with aerial combos.
  • Air Wave Flap: Used in combination with the Seraph Shoulders, lift enemies in to the air with a Dark Gauntlet uppercut to then repel them away from you using the wings of the Seraph Shoulders.
  • Landslide Punch: While airborne, use this attack to swoop back down to the ground with a huge Dark Gauntlet punch.
  • Tremor Punch: A devastating forward punch. Can be used to move obstacles.

Item DataEdit

Item Data: Dark Gauntlet
Image Name - Game
Description
Type / Users Attributes / Consume Statistics / Sell Found Notes
Dark Gauntlet - Lords of Shadow [ edit ]
A piece of Aghartian mage-smith technology. (...) Gabriel  Find: The Black Knight
Tremor Punch - Lords of Shadow [ edit ]
A powerful forward punch. Charge it up by holding the [Block] and [Direct Attack] buttons until your Dark Gauntlet glows red, then release for extra devastation. This attack can knock back enemies in front of you, or even kill them in one shot. The Tremor Punch can also activate certain switches. Skill (Relic Powers)
Gabriel 
First Obtained: When Dark Gauntlet obtained
Sequence: [Block] + (hold) [Direct Attack] (requires Dark Gauntlet)
Earthquake Punch - Lords of Shadow [ edit ]
Powerful downwards punch. Charge it up by holding the [Block] and [Area Attack] buttons until your Dark Gauntlet glows red, then release for extra range and power. This attack can knock back enemies surrounding you, or even kill them in one shot. The Earthquake Punch can also activate certain mechanical switches. Skill (Relic Powers)
Gabriel 
First Obtained: When Dark Gauntlet obtained
Sequence: [Block] + (hold) [Area Attack] (requires Dark Gauntlet)
Flame Dragontail - Lords of Shadow [ edit ]
Dark Gauntlet assisted uppercut. This attack will lift up many nearby enemies, allowing you to continue the combo with additional aerial moves. Skill (Relic Powers)
Gabriel 
First Obtained: When Cyclone Boots obtained
Sequence: [Block], then (hold) [Jump] (requires Cyclone Boots and Dark Gauntlet)
Landslide Punch - Lords of Shadow [ edit ]
While you are airborne, use this attack to swoop back down to the ground with a huge Dark Gauntlet punch. Press and hold the [Guard] and the [Direct Attack] buttons, charge the Gauntlet for as long as you can, and then release to set off the attack. Skill (Relic Powers)
Gabriel 
Buy: 2500 SP (after Dark Gauntlet obtained)  Sequence: (in the air) [Block] + (hold) [Direct Attack] (requires Dark Gauntlet)
Avalanche Punch - Lords of Shadow [ edit ]
While you are airborne, use this attack to throw a wave of Dark Gauntlet power downwards. Nearby smaller enemies will be lifted into the air, allowing you to continue the combo with further attacks. Press and hold the [Block] and the [Area Attack] buttons, charge the Gauntlet for as long as you can, and then release to set off the attack. Skill (Relic Powers)
Gabriel 
Buy: 2500 SP (after Dark Gauntlet obtained)  Sequence: (in the air) [Block] + (hold) [Area Attack] (requires Dark Gauntlet)
Flame Claws - Lords of Shadow [ edit ]
Use the Dark Gauntlet while sprinting to throw several claws of damaging Shadow Magic energy towards your enemy. With your Shadow Magic active, double tap the left stick to begin to sprint, then press the [Direct Attack] button at any time to use the Flame Claws. Skill (Relic Powers)
Gabriel 
Buy: 3500 (after Cyclone Boots obtained)  Sequence: (Shadow Magic active) [Move] x2 [Direct Attack] (requires Shadow Magic, Dark Gauntlet, Cyclone Boots)
Air Wave Flap - Lords of Shadow [ edit ]
After lifting enemies into the air with a Dark Gauntlet uppercut, you can flap the Seraph Shoulders to repel them away from you with this combo. Good when surrounded or in a tight spot to buy time! Skill (Relic Powers)
Gabriel 
Buy: 3500 SP (after Seraph Shoulders obtained)  Sequence: [Block] + (hold) [Jump], [Jump] (requires Dark Gauntlet and Seraph Shoulders)


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