Status Effects

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Status Effects are abnormal states that may have positive or negative effects on player's party or creatures' attributes or actions. They can be gained from spells, potions, items, enemies, traps, etc and can be healed by resting, certain ability/spells, or will heal automatically after some time.

Afflictions[edit | edit source]

There is fairly big list of defined "afflictions" and the penalties they apply. The status effect and the damage of an attack will be checked separately. Some attacks simply have two separate components that succeed or fail independently of each other, but others will be “2-stage”. If the main attack at least scores a graze, the second attack will occur separately (and often against a separate defense).[1][2]

Condition Penalty Caused by
Class Ability
Blinded Blinded
–25 Accuracy
–20 Deflection
–20 Reflex
–2 Move Speed
–4 Perception
Allows Rogue Sneak Attack
Cipher Eyestrike
Rogue Blinding Strike
Druid Sunbeam
Priest Searing Seal
Wizard Chill Fog
Curse of Blackened Sight
Charmed Charmed
–25 Accuracy
Alliance flipped
–25 Will
–25 Deflection
–25 Reflex
–25 Fortitude
x0.75 Attack Speed
Chanter The Lover Cried out to the Beloved, "I am Yours!"
Cipher Ringleader
Whisper of Treason
Druid Charm Beast
Confused Confused
Every 6 seconds the target
randomly chooses to do one of:
  • Behave normally,
  • Attack its allies,
  • Move in a random direction, or
  • Do nothing.
Cipher Tenuous Grasp
Mind Plague
Wizard Bewildering Spectacle
Dazed Dazed
–2 Intellect
–2 Perception
–2 Dexterity
–10 Accuracy
x0.85 Attack Speed
Cipher Eyestrike
Mind Plague
Priest Interdiction
Instill Doubt
Wizard Arcane Assault
Arkemyr's Capricious Hex
Arkemyr's Dazzling Lights
Disoriented Disoriented
-5 to all Defenses for 5 sec Weapon hit
The Vile Loner's Lance
Strike Hard
The White Spire
Lenas Êr
Scon Mica's Roar
Pliambo per Casitàs
Rod of Pale Shades
Distracted Distracted
-6 to all Defenses
-1 Engagement Limit
Rogue Smoke Bomb [WM1]
Persistent Distraction [WM2]
Dominated Dominated
Alliance flipped Cipher Puppet Master
Flanked Flanked
–10 Deflection
Allows Rogue Sneak Attack
All Standing directly between two Engaging foes.
Cipher Phantom Foes
Frightened Frightened
–2 Dexterity
–2 Resolve
–10 Accuracy
Barbarian Barbaric Yell
Chanter Lo, Their Endless Host, the Harbingers Doom
Cipher Tenuous Grasp
Secret Horrors
Druid Venombloom
Priest Divine Terror
Hobbled Hobbled
–20 Reflex
–3 Move Speed
–2 Dexterity
Allows Rogue Sneak Attack
Cipher Fractured Volition
Druid Spreading Plague
Fighter Crippling Guard
Ranger Wounding Shot
Chanter Rime and Frost Followed the Footfalls of Karth chant
Rogue Crippling Strike
Fearsome Strike
Wizard Wall of Force
Ninagauth's Freezing Pillar
Kalakoth's Freezing Rake
Maimed Maimed
-15 Accuracy
-15 all Defenses
If a Maimed character is reduced to 0
Health, they will immediately die.
All A character becomes Maimed after being
reduced to 0 Health.
Paralyzed Paralyzed
–40 Deflection
–40 Reflex
–100 Dexterity
Allows Rogue Sneak Attack
Chanter At the Sound of His Voice, the Killers Froze Stiff
Cipher Mental Binding
Druid Hold Beasts
Wizard Arkemyr's Capricious Hex
Fetid Caress
Ninagauth's Shadowflame
Petrified Petrified
–40 Deflection
–40 Reflex
–100 Dexterity
x2 damage taken
Allows Rogue Sneak Attack
Wizard Gaze of the Adragan
Prone Prone
–10 Deflection
–10 Reflex
–2 Dexterity
Knocked Down
Allows Rogue Sneak Attack
Cipher Amplified Wave
Mind Wave
Druid Calling the World's Maw
Fighter Knock Down
Clear Out
Monk Force of Anguish
Priest Pillar of Faith
Repulsing Seal
Ranger Master's Call
Wizard Slicken
Weapon crits Arbalests
Tall Grass
The Hours of St. Rumbalt
Sickened Sickened
–10 Will
–10 Fortitude
–1 Perception
–1 Constitution
–1 Intellect
–1 Dexterity
–1 Might
–1 Resolve
Cipher Secret Horrors
Druid Vile Thorns
Plague of Insects
Wizard Ryngrim's Repulsive Visage
Arkemyr's Capricious Hex
Fetid Caress
Barbarian Threatening Presence
Stuck Stuck
–20 Deflection
–20 Reflex
–5 Accuracy
–2 Dexterity
Allows Rogue Sneak Attack
Cipher Mental Binding
Priest Halt
Ranger Binding Roots
Wizard Binding Web
Stunned Stunned
-30 Deflection
-30 Reflex
-4 Perception
-4 Intellect
-4 Dexterity
Allows Rogue Sneak Attack
Overrides Prone
Chanter The Thunder Rolled like Waves on Black Seas
Cipher Silent Scream
Druid Overwhelming Wave
Relentless Storm
Monk Rooting Pain
Stunning Blow
Ranger Stunning Shots
Wizard Dimensional Shift
Weapon crits Borresaine
Aedrin's Wrecker
Terrified Terrified
–4 Dexterity
–4 Resolve
–20 Accuracy
Overrides Frightened
Barbarian Barbaric Shout
Chanter Reny Daret's Ghost Spake, "I'll Catch You, Ben Fidel"
Druid Nature's Terror
Wizard Ryngrim's Repulsive Visage
Ryngrim's Enervating Terror
Unconscious Unconscious
–40 Deflection
–40 Reflex
–100 Dexterity
Allows Rogue Sneak Attack
Wizard Call to Slumber
Weakened Weakened
–2 Might
–20 Will
–20 Fortitude
–2 Move Speed
–2 Constitution
Allows Rogue Sneak Attack
Cipher Fractured Volition
Priest Painful Interdiction
Druid Spreading Plague
Rogue Withering Strike
Fearsome Strike
Monk Enervating Blow
Wizard Ryngrim's Enervating Terror
Kalakoth's Freezing Rake

Injury[edit | edit source]

Party members can become injured by being below the threshold of an option in a scripted interaction or by being knocked down to unconsciousness during combat. An Injury gives a penalty that lasts until the next rest.[3]

Injuries gained in combat are selected semi-randomly from the following list. Being knocked out by Fire, Frost or Shock damage tends to cause its corresponding injury.

Condition Penalty Caused by
Location Interactable Requirements Affected
Bruised Ribs Bruised Ribs –2 Constitution, -? Fortitude?
Concussion Concussion -2 Intellect, -2 Resolve, -? Will? Dyrford Ruins Wymund Cipher or Cipher companion Afflicted to player or cipher companion
Frostbite Frostbite -8 DR (Freeze), -10 Fortitude
Severe Burn Severe Burn -8 DR (Burn), -2 Dexterity
Severe Wound Severe Wound -50% Healing Received
Sprained Wrist Sprained Wrist –15 Deflection
Swollen Eye Swollen Eye –2 Perception Lle a Rhemen Broken Stairs Athletics >0 and <2 Party member with lowest Athletics score
System Shock System Shock -8 DR (Shock), -? Defense vs. Stunned, Prone
Twisted Ankle Twisted Ankle –20 Reflex
Wrenched Knee Wrenched Knee –3 Move Speed
Wrenched Shoulder Wrenched Shoulder –2 Might, -25% Attack Speed Pearlwood Bluff

Fatigue[edit | edit source]

As time passes without resting, characters will get fatigued and receive a penalty. You can also receive fatigue by failing a skill check in dialog and scripted interactions, and you will gain more fatigue during fights. How fast a character becomes fatigued depends on the athletics skill of the character. Fatigue can be healed by resting and through the use of certain drugs.

Name Penalty needed Fatigue by Athletics skill.
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Minor Fatigue Minor Fatigue 16.0 17.6 17.6 19.2 19.2 19.2 20.8 20.8 20.8 20.8 22.4 22.4 22.4 22.4 22.4
Major Fatigue Major Fatigue 28.0 30.8 30.8 33.6 33.6 33.6 36.4 36.4 36.4 36.4 39.2 39.2 39.2 39.2 39.2
Critical Fatigue Critical Fatigue 40.0 44.0 44.0 48.0 48.0 48.0 52.0 52.0 52.0 52.0 56.0 56.0 56.0 56.0 56.0

Death states[edit | edit source]


If a character loses all Endurance during a fight they are knocked out for the duration, unable to move or take any actions. Unconscious characters cannot benefit from endurance healing, but they can be revived to life via certain abilities. Once the fight ends they will regain consciousness and eventually recover their Endurance.


If a character loses all Health and endurance during a fight, once becoming conscious they will be Maimed and near death. A maimed character may still move and take any actions, but suffer severe penalties to their accuracy and all defenses. If the character gets hit again and are reduced to 0 Health, they must rest to remove Maimed status (and restore Health).[4]


If a character loses all Health during a fight, and is Maimed (or playing with permadeath)[4], they will die. Dead characters cannot be restored to life and are removed from the game. Their soul leaves their body and their energy will move forward in the eternal cycle.

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