Veteran Commander/ko

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Veteran Commander
Full Name
Veteran Commander
Blade, Enhanced Weaponized Nasod Arm
105 kg/120 kg (with Nasod Arm) (231 lb/264 lb)
Release Date
23 August 2012
August 14th, 2013
21 August 2013
21 August 2013
19 March 2014
I must fight on... for those I care for...!

Veteran Commander


Thanks to the modifications done on the Nasod Arm, Raven is able to tolerate overheating much better, allowing him to execute even more explosive flame-based attacks. He now possesses abilities that leave flames on the ground, burning enemies who walk through the scorching ground. With Shadow Backslide, he is capable of shadow stepping in both directions to misdirect and evade enemies.


The Nasod arm may be capable of massive destruction, but Raven is alarmed that it is overheating far too often now. The mercenary needs to get it fixed before it fails him in battle, and before long, he approaches the Ponggos for their expertise.

Raven is then sent out to collect rare materials for the repair: Ignis's arm that blasts out nuclear flames, for greater firepower; the dark steel of Durahan Knight, for better heat resistance; and enchanted, mass-altering golem fragments, for making the usually heavy dark steel easier to carry. Gathering all these from such huge, dangerous monsters is clearly not simple, but Raven succeeds nonetheless.

The Ponggos complete the Nasod arm enhancement, and soon, Raven becomes the distinguished Veteran Commander—a temperamental yet compassionate leader of fighters.

Second Class Advancement

At Lv35, Weapon Taker can advance into Veteran Commander. The second class advancement quest is obtained from Ariel, the event NPC located in every town.
Veteran Commander can also be obtained by using the Item Mall item: Badge of the Crow Mercenaries.

Veteran Commander

  1. Speak with Altera Ponggo Elder Adel.
  2. Collect 40 drops from monsters throughout the Altera region.
    • Recommended 4-5 Very Hard Mode.
  3. Collect:
    • 20 drops from Elite Nasod Guard: Shield in 4-6 on any mode.
    • 2 Core of Nuclear Flames from Ignis in 4-6.
  4. Speak with Lento in Feita
  5. Collect:
    • 12 Dark Steel from Dullahan Knight in 5-1.
    • 15 Floating Stones from Golems in the Feita region.

Skill Tree

Skills Passives
Level 35
Level 40

Level 45
Level 50
Level 55

Level 60

Level 65
Level 70

Level 80

Level 90
Level 95
  • 2nd Job Skill Traits unlocked at Level 70.
  • 2nd Job Final Enhanced Skill unlocked upon Transcending.
  • Transcendence Skill Traits unlocked at Level 99.
  • Transcendence Final Enhanced Skill unlocked upon advancing to 3rd job class.

Additional Commands

Image Description Damage

Air Bomb Raid (Able to overheat)

Replaces the original combo. Instead of blasting flames, shoot out an explosive shell, and continue the combo with a barrage of shells at a 45° angle. The first and last shell launches enemies up. Repeatedly pressing the X key cause overheat and fire more shells (Max. 10), however pressing the X key only twice will fire the first shell and then another, both of which will launch the target, with no overheat. Shells which impact onto platforms will leave a trail of fire momentarily.

  • 08/13/2015 KR patch:
    • Damage increased.

200% Mag. Damage
200% Mag. Damage
100% Mag. Damage x8
(PvP Damage Modifier = 0.75)
+ 200% Mag. Damage
(Flame Trails) 33% Mag. Damage
(lasts 19 seconds)

Incinerator (Requires overheat) (NA Only)

After executing the standard combo, spin around while striking the target and then blast flames. Requires overheat to use at all; attempting to do so without enough HP will cause instant recoil. Hold the button to both start and continue spraying flames. The flames will cancel mana break.

100% Phy. Damage
100% Phy. Damage
50% Phy. Damage
150% Mag. Damage x10
(PvP Damage Modifier = 0.75)

Hit and Run / Roll and Grab (KR Only)

Attack three times with your sword, then do a backstep, firing 1 shot with your arm and another shot, knocking targets down. Alternatively, if holding the directional button, you will do a front roll past the enemies and then grab them with your arm.

Trivia: The last hit of "Roll and Grab" is similar to Breaking Fist's animation. In the original teaser trailer of Weapon Taker, it showed that the concept of the Roll and Grab combo was supposed to be rolling behind targets and slashing them.

100% Phy. Damage
100% Phy. Damage
150% Phy. Damage
200% Mag. Damage
400% Mag. Damage
100% Phy. Damage
200% Phy. Damage


Veteran Commander/Skills






  • Whenever Veteran Commander's arm overheats, it will show as his arm 'vents' opening, and makes a sound when it closes.
  • With both Mercenary Behavior and Mercenary Survival Strategy, Veteran Commander can become extremely resistant to overheat, status effects, and damage when low on HP, making him a progressively difficult opponent to injure.
  • During Veteran Commander's release event in NA/UK, when summoning his NPC Card, the angel from the KR pre-release event appears and fights for them. However, this didn't happen in his pre-release event.
  • Veteran Commander has exceptional mid-air maneuverability compared to other job classes after learning Air Slicer, which gives him the most mid-air skills out of any job class.
  • Veteran Commander's design and concept seems to based on crows. This is shown in his Nasod arm, weapon, uniform, and accessories bearing crow-like features.
    • His skills, Ignition Crow and Burning Buster, materializes black burning crows to attack the enemies. His passive, Air Slicer, also uses a Black Crow symbol.

Alternative Names

Server Name Translation
South Korea 베테랑 커맨더 Veteran Commander
Japan ベテランコマンダー Veteran Commander
Taiwan (Traditional Chinese) 緋炎武者 Red Flame Warrior
China (Simplified Chinese) 绯焰武者 Red Flame Warrior
Germany Flammenkommandant Flame Commander
Spain Comandante de las llamas Flame Commander
France Commandant vétéran Veteran Commander
Italy Comandante delle Fiamme Flame Commander
Poland Weteran Ognia Fire Veteran
United Kingdom Flame Commander
Brazil General Bélico Warlike General














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