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Shadow Magic sorcerers get the Eyes of the Dark feature (XGtE, p. 51):

When you reach 3rd level in this class you learn the darkness spell [...] If you cast it with sorcery points, you can see through the darkness created by the spell.

Does this mean that if a Shadow Sorcerer casts darkness using sorcery points and then moves into a different area of magical darkness (not the one s/he created), the Sorcerer would not be able to see?

Or does the ability mean that the Sorcerer would possess the ability to see through the magical darkness created by the darkness spell in general (provided they were maintaining their own casting of the spell)?

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    \$\begingroup\$ I had never realized this, I thought these fellas could just see through them all! \$\endgroup\$ – BlueMoon93 Mar 18 at 17:25
  • \$\begingroup\$ @BlueMoon93 Eyes of the Dark appears to be a worse feature than the Devil’s Sight invocation which a warlock can get at lvl 2. \$\endgroup\$ – Amethyst Wizard Sep 28 at 22:01
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Eyes of the Dark only works through darkness cast by you with sorcery points.

As you quoted Eyes of the Dark from the Shadow Magic Sorcerer (my emphasis):

If you cast it with sorcery points, you can see through the darkness created by the spell.

The only magical darkness you can see through is the darkness you cast with sorcery points. Eyes of the Dark doesn't work if you cast darkness with a spell slot and you can't see with it through any other magical darkness created by others.

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