For the major boss, see: Archus
- "Using unknown, ancient powers, Archus summons shards of the Divinities to halt your advance."
— Combat Description
Archus, Darkness Incarnate: Sin of Failure is a combat that can appear in Ring 6.
In this combat, the boss, Archus, will place Darkshards on the train every turn before Relentless, applying varying effects. Darkshards are Phased, and therefore cannot be removed or nullified, but they also naturally expire after 1 turn. He alternates between the following:
- Looming Darkshard: Incant: Apply +1 Ember to all spells in your hand.
- Shattering Darkshard: Hellborne Harvest: Add a Weight of Contrition to the top of your draw pile.
The enemy waves in this combat feature Masters of Light.
|Wave||Enemies (Cov 0-2)||Enemies (Cov 3-25)|
|1||Clipped Guardian | Quill Marksman||Clipped Guardian | Quill Marksman|
|2||Clipped Reflector | Quill Marksman||Clipped Reflector | Quill Marksman | Quill Marksman|
|3||Master of Light | Quill Marksman||Master of Light | Quill Marksman|
|4||Clipped Guardian | Clipped Guardian||Clipped Guardian | Clipped Guardian|
|5||Master of Light||Master of Light | Clipped Guardian|
|6||Clipped Guardian | Quill Marksman||Clipped Guardian | Quill Marksman|
|7||Clipped Guardian||Clipped Guardian|
- This combat shares the same wave pattern with Fel, the Wings of Light: Wrath Crest.
- This combat shares the same combat description with all Archus variants.
|The First Defense | Heaven's Priests | The Gathered Clergy | Guardians of Light|
|Disciple Conduits | Pyre Absorbers | Barbed Disciples | Penitent Prayers|
|Daedalus, the Professor: Explosive Sigil | Double Barrel | Plating Seal |
Talos, the Architect: Empowering Offense | Soul Sucker | Protective Sin
|Clipped Infiltration | Protectors of the Clipped | Clipped Guard | Clipped Tormenters|
|The Sycophants of Seraph | The Harpy's Guard | Hidden Assault | Harvesters of Death|
|Fel, the Wings of Light: Eternal Crest | Scouring Crest | Wrath Crest |
Archus, Darkness Incarnate: Sin of Darkness | Sin of Shadow | Sin of Failure
|The Pyrewings | The Winged Horde | The Penitent | Conduit Masters | The Shadewings|
|Seraph the Temperant | Seraph the Chaste | Seraph the Diligent | Seraph the Patient|
|The Last Divinity: Divine Intervention|