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For the holofigure, see Nardacyon.
"Come, Nardacyon! Let's settle this in our Skells."
— Nahum, the Red Hare

Nardacyon, the Shadowless (Japanese: 絶影のナーダシオン, Zekkage no Nādashion) is a Tyrant in Xenoblade Chronicles X. It is an Almandal Ganglion machine. It can be found at level 96 at Bedrock Hold in Primordia after completing Chapter 12. It only appears after the party has engaged in battle with its pilot, Nahum, the Red Hare, and reduced her HP to about 25% while being in a Skell. It is the most powerful enemy in Primordia, and the third most powerful Tyrant in the game.

Destroying Nardacyon, the Shadowless's tail increases its attack power and speed. During battles with Nardacyon, the Shadowless, the boss theme "CR17S19S8" plays instead of the standard Tyrant theme "Uncontrollable".



Art Attribute Category Hits Range Effect Appendage Homing
Claw Beam Melee 1 Single - - -
Deathglow Beam Ranged 10 Multiple Beam Res Down Tail Yes
Heavy Ray Beam Ranged 12 Single - - Yes
Thunder Flash Electric Ranged 1 Single Stun, Shock - -
Almandal Flame Thermal Ranged 1 Circle around target Blaze Tail -
Almandal Photon Beam Ranged 2 Single Launch, HP Recovery Down - Yes
Almandal Break Beam Melee 1 Circle around caster Knockback, Fatigue Tail -
Upshift - Status - Self Aware, Spike (Counter: Beam, Beam Res Down), Reflect (Gravity) - -
Almandal Finale Beam Ranged 2 Single Launch (ground), Stagger (Skell), Topple (air), Beam Res Down - -
Lightning Electric Ranged 4 Single Shock - -
Missile Thermal Ranged 4 Single - - Yes
Berseker Claw Beam Melee 5 Single Beam Res Down IV + deals bonus damage to Shocked enemies - -


Part Item Type Rarity
Body Nardacyon Holofigure Intergalactic
Body SSM-XR260SA F-Grenade Skell Weapon Rare-Prime
Body SRM-XR460ME Backbomb Skell Weapon Rare-Prime
Body SHM-XR461SA Short-Rifle Skell Weapon Rare-Prime
Body SHM-XR762SA E-Sniper Skell Weapon Rare-Prime
Body SSM-XXR260SA F-Grenade Skell Weapon Intergalactic
Body SRM-XXR460ME Backbomb Skell Weapon Intergalactic
Body SHM-XXR461SA Short-Rifle Skell Weapon Intergalactic
Body SHM-XXR762SA E-Sniper Skell Weapon Intergalactic

Additional Details

"The Skell of former Ganglion mercenary Nahum. Extensive modifications—including the latest pilot AI—meaning that she is the only one capable of controlling it."