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In ARK Survival Evolved there are various Status Effects that can affect your character in various ways. See an entire list of Status Effects below.


Creatures

Debuffs[edit | edit source]



Enflamed

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Enflamed.png

HUD Text: You're burning up! A percentage of your Health will burn away! (Fire Breath/Fire Arrow)
You're burning up! 25% of your Health will burn away! (Lava)

Other Info: Caused by fire breath from Dragon and Fire Wyvern, shot by a player's Fire Arrow (Scorched Earth), or by stepping on either Lava from environment or King Titan.png King Titan meteor. Burns away 20-25% of max health over 10 seconds.



Poop Hit

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Food Poisoning.png

HUD Text: You feel really sick!
Other Info: Caused by the poop attack of the Chalicotherium.png Chalicotherium and Mesopithecus.png Mesopithecus. Increases Torpidity.png Torpidity.



Gashed

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Gnashed.png

HUD Text: You are Gashed! You are losing 5% of your health over time and are slowed!
Other Info: Caused by attacks from Giganotosaurus, Allosaurus, Ravager. Removes 1% of your max health per second for 5 seconds.



Leeched

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Leeched.png

Message: Leeched!
HUD Text: Your Health and Stamina is slowly being drained! Get it off!!!
Other Info: A leech is currently attached to you or your creature. Remove it by standing in a fire or pressing e to remove it from your creatures.



Lamprey Charge

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Lamprey Poison.png

Message: Charged!
HUD Text: A Lamprey is draining your Health, but you are charged. Get it off!!!
Other Info: A lamprey is currently attached to you or your creature and is both giving out charge light and immunity to radiation for 300 seconds. Remove it by standing in a fire or pressing e to remove it from your creatures.



Tranquilized

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Tranquilized.png

Message: You've been tranquilized! You'll start losing torpor, fast!
HUD Text: You are getting very sleepy...
Other Info: This status effect can be caused by the attack of the Pulmonoscorpius, Spider, Beelzebufo, Titanboa, Reaper Queen, Basilisk, or a player's Tranquilizer Arrow.



Poisoned

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Tranquilized.png

Message: You've been poisoned! Your stamina is decreasing!
HUD Text: You are getting very sleepy...
Other Info: This status effect can be caused by the attack of the Meganeura, Titanomyrma, or a Troodon attacking a non human..



Venom

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Dilo Venom.png

HUD Text: Your vision is impaired!
Other Info: This status effect can be caused by the spit attack of the Dilophosaur or Plant Species X. Your vision is obscured and your movement speed is reduced by 50% for 10 seconds.



Webbed

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Slow.png

Message: You've been webbed!
HUD Text: Your movement speed is decreased!
Other Info: This status effect is inflicted by the Araneo and Broodmother's web attack. Reduces your Movement Speed by 50% for 10 seconds.



Moth Poison

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Lymantria Spores.png

HUD Text: Your Speed & Stamina are decreasing
Other Info: This status effect is inflicted by the spore cloud of a Lymantria. It will slow down players and creatures by 90% as well as drain their stamina.



Troodon Paralysis Poison

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Paralysis.png

HUD Text: Increases torpor on humans over time
Other Info: This status effect is inflicted by the bite of a Troodon. It rapidly increases your torpidity.



Stunned!

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Sleep Deprived.png

HUD Text: In a daze
Other Info: This status effect is inflicted by certain attacks such as Microraptor's and Purlovia's ambush. Prevents you from moving for 10 seconds or mounting on any mountable tamed dinosaurs.



Electrocuted

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Sleep Deprived.png

HUD Text: Shocking!
Other Info: This status effect is inflicted by Cnidaria's and Electrophorus's shock. Prevents you from moving for 10 seconds or mounting on any mountable tamed dinosaurs.



Fear

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Cowardice.png

Message: Your dino feels uneasy
HUD Text: Reduced damage resistance and damage power!
Other Info: This status effect is inflicted by the fear roar of a Yutyrannus. It increases damage taken and decreases damage done by up to 50%.



Terror

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Cowardice.png

Message: Your dino is scared and out of control!
HUD Text: Reduced damage resistance and lack of control!
Other Info: This status effect is inflicted by the fear roar of a Yutyrannus. It increases damage taken and decreases damage done by up to 50%. Your creature will not respond to commands and run away from the Yutyrannus.



BEES!

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Swarmed.png

HUD Text: BEEEEEEEESSSSS!
Other Info: When accessing a Bee Hive without Ghillie Armor this effect is applied for 10 seconds. It decreases the speed by a third and health by 10%.



BEES!

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Stung.png

HUD Text: You have been stung by BEES!
Other Info: This effect is applied for 10 seconds when stung by a Giant Bee. It decreases the speed by a third and health by 2%.



Squid Ink

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Dilo Venom.png

Message: Blinded by the ink
HUD Text: You have been blinded and slowed by ink
Other Info: This status is inflicted when a Tusoteuthis.png Tusoteuthis creates an ink cloud. Prevents the survivor from seeing and slows them down.



Frozen!

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Hypothermia.png

HUD Text: Your movement speed is decreased!
Other Info: This effect is applied for 10 seconds when frozen by an Ice Wyvern.png Ice Wyvern. Decreases Movement Speed.png Movement Speed.



Cocooned

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Cocoon.png

HUD Text: Your movement speed is decreased!
Other Info: This status effect is inflicted by Reaper King's projectile. Reduces your Movement Speed by 75% for 10 seconds.



Reaper Gestation

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Impregnate.png

HUD Text: What to expect when you're expecting...
Other Info: You have a Reaper offspring inside you, inflicted by Reaper Queen's tail impregnation attack. No XP can be earned; they are absorbed within the baby until it has 75 additional levels. Disappears if standing in radioactive area or dying to radiation, ascending or transferring character, or when time runs out; dying by other means will not remove this status effect. (Check on Reaper for more details)
The remaining time (in hours:minutes:seconds) is shown in the status element alongside with the amount of experience absorbed and its maximum extra level.



Acidic Blood!

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Condition CorrosiveAcid.png

Message: Acid Burn!
HUD Text: Your health and stamina is slowly being drained! Get it off!
Other Info: This status effect is applied for 2 second as long as the player and tamed dino stands next to acid cloud generated from a recently deceased Reaper body. Impairs vision and reduce both health and stamina over time.



Hoarse

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StatusIcon ParasaurMute.png

Other Info: This status occurs after using Parasaur.png Parasaur honk ability. Prevents usage of such ability for 120 seconds.



Howl Cooldown

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Howl Cooldown.png

Other Info: This status occurs after the Pack Leader buff wears out. Prevents Direwolf.png Direwolves from howling.



Crippling

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StatusIcon Crippling.png

HUD Text: Can't move!
Other Info: This status occurs after being struck by Trike.png Trike's ramming ability. Prevents movement for 10 seconds.



Marked for Lightning

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Flashbanged.png

HUD Text: You're about to be Zapped!
Other Info: Becomes active for 4.5 seconds when a Desert Titan.png Desert Titan targets the survivor for lightning. After the effect has weared away, an AOE will become present and a few seconds later, lightning will strike.



Rooted

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Rooted.png

HUD Text: You're Rooted!
Other Info: Becomes active for 10 seconds when a Forest Titan.png Forest Titan roots the survivor. Prevents movement and dismounts the survivor.



Frozen Solid

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Hypothermia.png

HUD Text: You're Frozen!
Other Info: Becomes active after a Ice Titan.png Ice Titan or Managarmr.png Managarmr freezes the survivor or tames. Prevents movement and must be thawed to escape.



Scout Remote (No official name)

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Scout Remote (Extinction).png

Other Info: Becomes active for 50 seconds after exiting the interface of a Scout.png Scout. Prevents the survivor from mounting creatures. Once the Scout.png Scout returns to the survivor's inventory either through waiting out the cooldown or calling the Scout.png Scout back, the effect will wear away.



Exited Mek Shield

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Exited Mek Shield.png

Other Info: This status occurs when leaving a shield deployed from an M.D.S.M. (Extinction).png M.D.S.M.



Hovering

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Enflamed.png

Other Info: This status occurs when a Mek.png Mek is hovering. Causes the heat to rise on the Mek.png Mek.



Stunned

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Slow.png

Other Info: This status occurs for 4 seconds after an Enforcer.png Enforcer performs its shock burst attack. Slows the survivor and creatures down.



Gassed

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NoxiousGas.png

Other Info: This status occurs after either being blown on Gasbags.png Gasbags or standing too close to it when it blast upwards. The effect causes the player to be immune to fall damage or disappears the next time the player touches the ground.



Blood Drain!

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Blood Drain.png

HUD Text: You're Blood is Being Drained! 15% of your Stamina is being Drained!
Other Info: This effect is applied by Salmon.png Sabertooth Salmon and drains Stamina.png Stamina.



Bleeding!

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Injured.png

Message: You've been impaled!
HUD Text: You're bleeding! 10% of your Health will be drained!
Other Info: This effect is applied by Kentrosaurus.png Kentrosaurus and drains Health.png Health.


Buffs[edit | edit source]



Fast Learner

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Broth of Enlightenment Buff.png

Other Info: This status effect is inflicted to nearby dinos by standing next to a recently petted Lystrosaurus. XP will be doubled for a specific time until it requires petting again.



Mystic Skin Oil

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Mystic Skin Oil.png

HUD Text: Mystic Skin Oil (You're feeling lucky!)
Other Info: This status effect is inflicted by coming into contact with an allied Liopleurodon. It will decrease your oxygen consumption and changes the contents of nearby drops.



Insect Killer

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Sap.png

Other Info: This status effect is active when a Megatherium.png Megatherium kills an Insect. Increases damage.



Climbing

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Climbing.png

Other Info: This status effect is active when activated by the player/survivor on Megalania.png Megalania, Rock Drake.png Rock Drake, or Enforcer.png Enforcer. Allows climbing on climbable walls simply by walking towards it and wait for a few seconds, but prevents stamina regeneration whilst riding on walls/ceilings. May be worth noting the head of the said dino will look up while this is active.



Brave

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Brave.png

Message: (Applied) Your dino feels energized.
HUD Text: (% of boost)
Other Info: This status effect is inflicted by the courage roar of a Yutyrannus. It decreases damage taken by 20% and increases damage done by up to 25%.



Trustworthy (No official name)

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PackLeader.png

Message: You have earned the dinosaurs' trust for a brief period of time!
Other Info: This status effect occurs for 60 seconds after recruiting Carnotaurus.png Carnotaurus with a Yutyrannus.png Yutyrannus. Allows the Yutyrannus.png Yutyrannus to command the Carnotaurus.png Carnotaurus.



Pack Leader

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PackLeader.png

Other Info: This status effect is inflicted towards current highest-leveled pack-affected dino nearby (Allosaurus, Compy, Kentrosaurus, Ravager) or triggered by the dino's call (Direwolf and Raptor)



Imprinted

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Imprinted.png

HUD Text: Rider Imprinted <Imprint>%, Damage +<Damage>%, Resistance +<Resistance>%
Other Info: This status effect is inflicted by imprinting a creature during breeding and mounting on it after it has fully matured. It decreases damage taken and increases damage done by up to 30% for a 100% imprinted creature.



Pig's hunger

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Starving.png

Message: Your Daeodon is consuming extra food to heal your allies!
HUD Text: Daeodon consumes extra food after a healing attack.
Other Info: This status occurs after activating the Daeodon.png Daeodon heal. Increases food consumption severely.



RUN

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RUN.png

Other Info: This status is inflicted to a Tusoteuthis.png Tusoteuthis when it creates an ink cloud. Provides an opportunity for the Tusoteuthis.png Tusoteuthis to flee a battle.



Charged Light

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HUD Text: You're within the effects of a Charge radius, protecting you from the Nameless!
Other Info: This status occurs on Aberration map by being around Charge Light Dino or objects during night time or at absence of open light. Deters Nameless ambush, but attracts nearby Seekers. This status is also inflicted to both Nameless and Reaper when too close to a charge light source, which removes their natural armor protection and high health regeneration instead.



Hidden

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ConditionCamo.png

Other Info: This status effect is inflicted to/by a Pachyrhinosaurus when active. Temporarily pacifies surrounding aggressive dinosaur with its Camo cloud. Does not work on large/huge predators and humans however.



Camouflaged

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ConditionCamo.png

Other Info: This status effect is inflicted to/by a Rock Drake when active. Blends in with the surroundings, making both the dino itself and any survivors sitting on it invisible and preventing aggression from some of the dinos. Does not stop aggravated dinos or Nameless.png Nameless from attacking however.



Wild Detect

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Condition DetectWild.png

Message: Max Level Wild Dino Detected
HUD Text: Careful, there are high level creatures nearby!
Other Info: This status occurs by carrying a Charge Light dino set to active with said effect enabled. Triggered when a highest-level (150+) Wild Dino is/are nearby.



Enemy Detect

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Condition DetectEnemy.png

Message: Enemy Player Detected
HUD Text: Careful, there are enemy players nearby!
Other Info: This status occurs by carrying a Charge Light dino set to active with said effect enabled. Triggered when a non-tribe survivor/tamed creature is/are nearby.



Tek Helmet

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Tek IconHUD.png

HUD Text: Toggle to Shoot Lasers!
Other Info: This status occurs when activating (Ctrl) Tek Saddle's Plasma turret on the head of the dino with the Saddle equipped (Tapejara.png Tapejara, Rex.png Rex, Mosasaurus.png Mosasaur, Megalodon.png Megalodon and Rock Drake.png Rock Drake all have their own Tek Saddle). The percentage shows how much element is left within the saddle before another is required for uses.



Bee Protection

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Bee Protection.png

HUD Text: You have some protection from bees!
Other Info: This status occurs when mounting on Direbear. Prevents Giant Bee.png Giant Bee from attacking and dismounting survivors on it, and causes them to target it instead when aggravated.



Rapid Regeneration

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HUD Text: ??
Other Info: This status occurs when biting/devouring on a corpse with Argentavis.png Argentavis. Rapidly recovers health at an alarming rate for a very short period of time.



Hydrated

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Condition SpinoWaterBuff.png

HUD Text: Your dino's Speed, Health Regeneration, and Damage are boosted!
Other Info: This status occurs when stepping (or swimming) on water for Spino. Greatly bolster stats (S indefinitely as long as the Spino is still within the water, and persist for 30 seconds upon leaving the water flooring.



Rivalry!

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Rivalry.png

Other Info: This status occurs when a Trike is near large carnivores. Increases the Trike's health by 10%, as well as slightly increasing damage dealt and slightly decreasing damage taken.



Encapsulated

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Hypothermia.png

HUD Text: Protected!
Other Info: This status occurs while activating Snow Owl.png Snow Owl freeze ability. Protects nearby creatures and itself but prevents them from moving. This also cause massive temperature drop on the rider often resulting in Hypothermia long as this is active.



Predator Vision

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Predator Sense.png

Other Info: This status occurs while activating Snow Owl.png Snow Owl ability and riding on it. Turns all vision into infrared, allowing the survivor to see living (and mechanical) creatures and survivors nearby.



Mek Cockpit

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Mek Cockpit.png

Other Info: This status occurs while riding on a Mek.png Mek.



Inside Mek Shield

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Inside Mek Shield.png

Other Info: This status occurs when inside a shield deployed from an M.D.S.M. (Extinction).png M.D.S.M.



Ice Bomb!

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Iced Water Jar.png

Other Info: This status occurs when a Snow Owl.png Snow Owl encapsulates itself while flying. Once it hits the ground, all creatures in range of its AOE will be Encapsulated.



Standing on Desert Titan

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Desert Titan Gravity.png

Message: Under Desert Titan's Gravity
Other Info: This status occurs when standing on a Desert Titan.png Desert Titan.



Environmental

Temperature[edit | edit source]



Cold

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Cold.png

Message: You're cold. You should find some warmth soon.
HUD Text: Food decreases faster as the ambient temperature gets lower.
Other Info: This is a Temperature status, and is affected by many different sources, including: Current Air Temp, Heat Sources (like fires), Swimming, Clothing, and Shelter.



Freezing

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Hypothermia.png

Message: You're freezing! Find some warmth, quickly!
HUD Text: Food decreases much faster as the ambient temperature gets lower.
Other Info: This is a Temperature status, and is affected by many different sources, including: Current Air Temp, Heat Sources (like fires), Swimming, Clothing, and Shelter. You will also slowly lose health while you are Freezing.

Testing on hypothermia

Temperature (°C) -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5
Hypothermal Insulation 0 56 111 137 168 202 249 338 358 393
Time to lose 100 hp 2m25s 3m16s 5m09s 6m43s 11m07s cold effect only cold effect only cold effect only not cold not cold

Notes:

  • Fria Curry can give 56 hypothermal insulation for 15 minutes.
  • When equipping a piece of armour the hypothermal and hyperthermal insulation value is slightly increased (approx. 1.15x stated value).



Hot

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Hot.png

Message: You're hot. You should find some place to cool down soon.
HUD Text: Water decreases faster as the ambient temperature gets higher.
Other Info: This is a Temperature status, and is affected by many different sources, including: Current Air Temp, Heat Sources (like fires), Swimming, Clothing, and Shelter.



Burning

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Burning.png

HUD Text: Water decreases much faster as the ambient temperature gets higher.
Other Info: This is a Temperature status, and is affected by many different sources, including: Current Air Temp, Heat Sources (like fires), Swimming, Clothing, and Shelter.

To withstand 34° C (93° F) heat, at least 124 hyperthermal insulation is required (any armour other than cloth or ghillie reduces the hyperthermal insulation so could be removed if working in a hot environment and no risk of danger.

Notes:

  • Calien Soup can give 56 hyperthermal insulation for 15 minutes.


Weather[edit | edit source]

Scorched Earth DLC.jpg Ragnarok DLC.jpg This section is about a creature, item, or feature exclusive to the DLC: Scorched Earth, Ragnarok



Heat Stroke

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Message: '

HUD Text: (% of heatstroke effect)

Other Info: This status occurs on the Scorched Earth and Ragnarok map by being overheated for too long without resolving the issue. As heatstroke progresses, you will eventually (50%) be prevented from sprinting and (~80%) start to have cloudy vision and drunken swaying movement.

Notes:

  • A Tent (Scorched Earth).png Tent Scorched Earth Icon.png can help to temporarily spare you from the heat and an Iced Water Jar.png Iced Water Jar can remove the effect.



SuperHeat

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Enflamed.png

Message: Get underground, as its hot out there!
Other Info: This status occurs on the Scorched Earth map by being above the map during a SuperHeat.

Notes:

  • Hiding under the caves prevents this effect from severely affecting you, but caves bear aggressive dinos.
  • If it's a must to stay outside during this weather event, ensure to watch your water as you will most likely be overheated.
  • This is the only weather event where Phoenix.png Phoenix will spawn in the Scorched Earth Map; it will not be around outside of this weather event.



Sandstorm

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Sandstorm.png

Message: Go inside and protect yourself from the Sandstorm!
Other Info: This status occurs on the Scorched Earth and Ragnarok map by being outside within any part of desert while in a Sandstorm. It will severely limit your visibility, as well as prevent sprinting and drain stamina and slowly add sand into your inventory. Anything you may be riding is also prevented from sprinting and loses stamina.

Notes:

  • Entering a Tent (Scorched Earth).png Tent Scorched Earth Icon.png or going indoors will protect you from the sand and stamina drain. Wearing the Desert Goggles and Hat (Scorched Earth).png Desert Goggles and Hat Scorched Earth Icon.png will save your visibility.



Wind Storm

Message: '

HUD Text: '

Other Info: This status occurs only on the Ragnarok map by being outside of the desert region while in a Sandstorm. Does not visually affect you unlike Sandstorm, but entering the desert region triggers Sandstorm debuff.

Notes:

  • Refrain from entering desert region during a Sand storm. If it is a must, quickly reach to the nearest indoor and wait for the weather to subside.


Day/Night Cycle[edit | edit source]



Groggy

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Groggy.png

HUD Text: Groggy
Other Info: This status effect is inflicted to a Megalosaurus when woken up during daytime. It decreases movement speed and increases stamina consumption.



Sleep Deprived

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Sleep Deprived.png

HUD Text: Sleep Deprived
Other Info: This status effect is inflicted to a Megalosaurus if awake too long during daytime. It increases torpidity while decreasing stamina and food.


Subterranean[edit | edit source]

Aberration DLC.jpg This section is about a creature, item, or feature exclusive to the DLC: Aberration



Radiation

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Radiation.png

HUD Text: Irradiated area
Other Info: This status occurs on Aberration map by being around radioactive parts of the map, and constantly damaging the whole Hazard Suit if worn at 1-3 per second. Neither wearing it whole nor having a Lamprey.png Lamprey attached on while venturing into radiation zones will contract Radiation Sickness. Can also be counteracted with Mushroom Brew(Only usable on tames).



Fertile Spores

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Condition ChargeSpore.png

Message: Hallucinating!
HUD Text: You are choking on poisonous spores!
Other Info: This Status Effect is applied when you enter the radius of a branched mushroom spores on Aberration. You start to defecate at rapid pace, rapidly losing hunger. It can be counteracted by consuming an Ascerbic Mushroom, but consuming it preemptively prevents the spores from taking effect.



Freezing Spores

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Condition ColdSpore.png

Message: Freezing Spores!
HUD Text: You are choking on poisonous spores!
Other Info: This Status Effect is applied when you enter the radius of a blue mushroom spores on Aberration, instantly applying "Freezing" debuff regardless of Hypothermia resistance. It can be counteracted by consuming an Aquatic Mushroom, but consuming it preemptively prevents the spores from taking effect.



Dizzy Spore

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Condition DizzySpore.png

Message: Hallucinating!
HUD Text: You are choking on poisonous spores!
Other Info: This Status Effect is applied when you enter the radius of a red mushroom (with red root) spores on Aberration. You start to trip out with rainbow lines waving around you. Side effect includes constant defecation, irregular movement, and asphyxiation (unaffected by higher oxygen stats). It can be counteracted by consuming an Aggeravic Mushroom.



Gas Bursts

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NoxiousGas.png

Message: Poisoned!
HUD Text: Applied damage over time.
Other Info: This Status Effect is applied when you attempt to pick up a Congealed Gas Ball off Gas Vein or standing close to it when the vein is releasing gas without a complete Hazard Suit protection. Loses health over time, and also immediately apply "Suffocating" debuff.



Sunlight

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Sunlight.png

Message: The sun is scorching you! Get underground!
HUD Text: Applied sunlight damage while exposed
Other Info: This status occurs on the Aberration map by being on the surface during the day time. It drastically reduces health, leading to nearly instant death.

Notes:

  • Stay away from the surface during daytime, and only head out during night time. There is no method of avoiding this debuff during daytime, and if you are at surface and dawn is breaking, immediately hightail out of the surface and back underground.



Environment[edit | edit source]

Extinction DLC.jpg This section is about a creature, item, or feature exclusive to the DLC: Extinction



Increased Food Consumption

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Extra Starving.png

Message: Harsh conditions cause increased food consumption in the Wasteland.
Other Info: This Status Effect is applied when the survivor enter the Wasteland. Food.png Food gauge decreases more rapidly, forcing them to eat more food whilst within the environment.



Implant Unstable

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Specimen Implant.png

Message: Your implant is unstable, turn back now!
Other Info: This status occurs after entering a killzone on Extinction. It causes the player to lose enough health to die and the screen becomes blurry in a similar manner to Heat Stroke.



Geyser Launch!

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Water.png

Other Info: Becomes active for 20 seconds after being launched into the air by a Geyser.



Sulfur Pool

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Hot.png

Message: The water is toxic!
HUD Text: The water is toxic!
Other Info: Becomes active for 4 seconds after entering a Sulfur Pool on Extinction. Causes the player to constantly lose Health.png Health until they have left the Sulfur Pool.


Other[edit | edit source]



Home

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Other Info: Becomes active when in a house. It gives a buff of +112 hypo and +56 hyperthermic insulation.



Relaxing

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Buff Hotsprings.png

HUD Text: Relaxing at the pond
Other Info: Grants you a healing over time for 60 seconds after entering a hot spring. You are visually steaming while the Buff lasts.

Note:

  • this Buff can only be found on Ragnarok.



Creative Mode

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Admin Blink Rifle.png

Other Info: Becomes active when creative mode is activated. Enables all items to be crafted in the Inventory, flying, and infinite stats.



Attributes[edit | edit source]

Debuffs[edit | edit source]



Crafting/Repairing

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Crafting Light.png

HUD Text: Can't jump, can't run, and movement speed is slower.
Other Info: Applied to players while crafting. Will not effect a mount if the player is crafting while mounted. See the Crafting Page for more information.

Note:

  • This now shows the item the player is crafting rather than this image.



Dehydration

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Dehydrated.png

Message: You're dehydrated! Find something to drink, fast!
HUD Text: Stamina doesn't regenerate, Health decreases over time, Torpditiy increases over time, Torpidity increases faster.
Other Info: You will slowly start to lose health, leading to eventual death unless you drink water. You lose ~1hp/5secs.



Encumbered

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Encumbered.png

Message: You're encumbered! Drop some inventory weight in order to move again!
HUD Text: Can't run and can't jump.
Other Info: When mounted, remember that your weight is added to your mount's total weight limit; dropping items from your personal inventory will reduce weight for both you and the mount. This status appears when you are carrying at least 85% of your weight stat. Move speed begins to drop slightly before this status appears (e.g. at 75% weight, your speed is reduced to ~75%).



Winded

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Exhausted.png

Message: You're tired! Stop moving for a moment to regain your Stamina!
HUD Text: Can't jump, can't run, and movement speed is slower.
Other Info: This effect is applied to players/ridden dino who have no remaining Stamina.png Stamina. Attacking while Exhausted will raise the Torpidity.png Torpidity and potentially knock you or your riding dino unconscious.



Full (No official name)

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HUD Text: Can't add in anymore items into inventory.
Other Info: When inventory is fully filled up, this icon will appear on status bar, on portrait (for dinos), and on upper left inventory panel. Freeing at least one item slot removes this effect. It is worth to note that Survivor's status icon for it is two times larger than any other status effect (dino's icon remains the same as any other status effect icon).



Injured

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Injured.png

Message: You're injured! Recover some health in order to move properly again.
HUD Text: Can't jump, run, recover stamina, slower movement, and Torpidity increases faster.
Other Info: This effect is applied to players when their health falls below 30.



Knocked Out

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Knockedout.png

Message: You can't move, but Water and Food decrease more slowly, and Torpidity decreases rapidly.
HUD Text: You're knocked out! Wait for your Torpidity to reduce in order to wake back up.
Other Info: You can't move, open your inventory, or use any items. You will be able to faintly see what is happening in front of you.

Note:

  • This can't be seen as every icon save for your own health/water/food/torpidity/weight vanishes while you are unconscious.
    • If you wake up fast, you may see the message, but the icon immediately vanish once you wake up.



Starving

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Message: You're starving! Find something to eat, fast!
HUD Text: Health decreases over time, Torpidity increases over time, Torpidity increases faster.
Other Info: You will slowly start to lose health, leading to eventual death unless you eat Food. You lose ~1hp/5secs.



Suffocating

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Message: You're suffocating! Get some air, immediately!
HUD Text: Health decreases rapidly over time.
Other Info: You are out of oxygen. If you do not get oxygen in a small matter of time you will die.



Insufficient Stamina (No official name)

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Message: Insufficient stamina to continue attack.
Other Info: If a Velonasaur.png Velonasaur is Winded and continues to use a projectile attack, this debuff will become active for 5 seconds, preventing the Velonasaur.png Velonasaur from using any projectile attacks.


Buffs[edit | edit source]



Explorer Note Found

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HUD Text: Double XP!.
Other Info: Once an Explorer Note has been found, XP will be doubled for a specific time.
The remaining time (in seconds) is shown in the status element.



Special Explorer Note Found

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HUD Text: Quadruple XP!.
Other Info: Once a Special Explorer Note has been found, XP will be quadrupled for a specific time.
The remaining time (in seconds) is shown in the status element.



Enlightened

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HUD Text: +10% XP!
Other Info: Once a Golden Hesperornis Egg.png Golden Hesperornis Egg is consumed, an additional +10% XP will be received for all actions.



Refreshed!

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HUD Text: +33% XP!
Other Info: Once a survivor poops in a Toilet.png Toilet, an additional +33% XP will be received for all actions.



Insulation

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HUD Text: Increases both hyperthermic and hypothermic insulation
Other Info: This status occurs when riding a Basilosaurus.png Basilosaurus. Increases hyperthermic and hypothermic insulation.



Tek Bed Recovery

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HUD Text: You are recovering vitals and XP!
Other Info: You get this effect when sleeping in a powered Tek Sleeping Pod (Aberration).png Tek Sleeping Pod. Regenerates health rapidly, and Experience at 1 per second, even when offline.



Tek Insulation

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HUD Text: Full set with Element increases hyper & hypothermic insulation
Other Info: This status occurs when equipped with a full set of powered Tek Armor. Provides the survivor with hypothermic and hyperthermic insulation.



Hazard Protection

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HUD Text: Full Hazard Protection
Other Info: You get this effect when wearing a full Hazard Suit, keeping you immune to Radiation and floating spores at certain parts of Aberration, but does not protect from Swamp Gas.



Zip Gas

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Other Info: You get this effect when on a zip line with Zip-Line Motor Attachment Skin (Aberration).png Zip-Line Motor Attachment Aberration Icon.png attached to the worn leg-slot armor piece. The percentage shows how much gas is left within the attachment before another gasoline is required for moving across zip lines.



Consumables

Debuffs[edit | edit source]



Food Poisoning

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Message: You ate raw or rotten food! Your Health is decreasing slightly from it.
HUD Text: You are losing Health due to bad food!
Other Info: Instead of eating raw meat, cook it first, it doesn't only remove your food poisoning, but it also increases the amount of food you get from eating it! If you eat multiple raw or rotted meat the effect duration increases. One piece of raw meat will apply 5 points of damage and give 10 food. One piece of cooked meat will heal 5 points of health and give 20 food.



Hallucinogenic Spores

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HUD Text: Whoa, trippy!
Other Info: This debuff is inflicted after eating a Rare Mushroom.png Rare Mushroom. It will lower your visibility for 10 seconds.



Rare Flower Pheromones

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HUD Text: Provokes aggression from nearby dinosaurs.
Other Info: This debuff is inflicted after eating a Rare Flower.png Rare Flower. It causes nearby creatures to attack you, regardless of that creature's usual aggression level.



Rage

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HUD Text: Provokes aggression from nearby dinosaurs.
Other Info: This debuff is inflicted after being shot by a Pheromone Dart.png Pheromone Dart or by attacking a Ammonite.png Ammonite. It causes nearby creatures to attack you, regardless of that creature's usual aggression level.



Hangover

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HUD Text: Stews have no effect. Reduced water, insulation, and stamina, decreased damage and resistance.
Other Info: This buff is given from the aftereffects of buff "Buzzed" after consuming a Beer Jar.png Beer Jar. Reduces Insulation, damage and resistance with reduced water consumption. Stamina does not regenerate during this effect, and Stews do not give any buff effect.



Flashbang'd

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HUD Text: You have been blinded and your ears are ringing!
Other Info: This Status Effect is applied if Plant Species Z Fruit is thrown and exploded within your vicinity, and will knock you off the mount when the effect is applied to them. This also applies "Charged!" debuff towards Nameless and any Reapers for at least a second.



Cryo Cooldown

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HUD Text: Causes Cryo Sickness to dinos summoned.
Other Info: Becomes active for 300 seconds after throwing out a Cryopod (Extinction).png Cryopod. Any dinos summoned during the duration of the Cryo Cooldown will have Cryo Sickness, which results in them being unconscious for a long time. Constantly using it will further prolong their unconscious state.


Buffs[edit | edit source]



Broth of Enlightenment

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HUD Text: You are currently gaining bonus exp!
Other Info: This buff is given after eating a Broth of Enlightenment.png Broth of Enlightenment. You gain 50% more Experience for 20 minutes.



Enduro Stew

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Message: Enduro Stew enabled
HUD Text: Stamina recovery, bonus melee damage
Other Info: This buff is given after eating a Enduro Stew.png Enduro Stew. Regenerate 1.2 addition health per second for 900 seconds. Negated with Battle Tartare buff effect.



Focal Chili

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Message: Focal Chili enabled
HUD Text: Increased movement speed, increased crafting speed
Other Info: This buff is given after eating a Focal Chili.png Focal Chili. Improve movement speed by 25% and crafting speed by 100% for 900 seconds.



Lazarus Chowder

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Message: Lazarus Chowder enabled
HUD Text: Stamina recovery & reduced oxygen consumption
Other Info: This buff is given after eating a Lazarus Chowder.png Lazarus Chowder. Increases stamina recovery and reduces oxygen consumption for 600 seconds.



Calien Soup

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Message: Calien Soup enabled
HUD Text: Hyperthermic insulation, reduced water consumption
Other Info: This buff is given after eating a Calien Soup.png Calien Soup. Increase Hyperthermal insulation by 50 and reduces water consumption by 25% for 900 seconds.



Fria Curry

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Message: Fria Curry enabled
HUD Text: Hypothermic insulation, reduced food consumption
Other Info: This buff is given after eating a Fria Curry.png Fria Curry. Increase Hypothermal insulation by 50 and reduces food consumption by 25% for 900 seconds.



Shadow Steak Saute

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Message: Shadow Steak Saute enabled
HUD Text: Improved night-vision, insulation, and steady aim.
Other Info: This buff is given after eating a Shadow Steak Saute.png Shadow Steak Saute. Increase Hypothermal and Hyperthermal insulation by 50, reduce weapon recoil by 80% and allows better vision in dark for 180 seconds.



Battle Tartare

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Message: Battle Tartare enabled
HUD Text: Massive boost to melee damage and runspeed, and stamina regen. Consuming extra food and water, and losing health.
Other Info: This buff is given after eating a Battle Tartare.png Battle Tartare. Increase melee damage by 60%, movement speed by 50%, damage resistance by 15% and increased stamina regeneration for 180 seconds, at the cost of increased food and water consumption by 50% and a constant health loss of 0.45 per seconds. Negated with Enduro Stew buff effect.



Digesting

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HUD Text: You are regaining Food!
Other Info: This appears after eating while your food meter is refilling.



Healing

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HUD Text: You're regaining Health!
Other Info: Your health is regaining due to a consumable item. You naturally regain health slowly (less than 0.5 per second), but this status is significantly faster.



Iced Water

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HUD Text: Cooling you down!
Other Info: This buff is given after consuming an Iced Water Jar.png Iced Water Jar or Iced Canteen.png Iced Canteen. Your Hyperthermal insulation is increased by 84 and your Hypothermal insulation is decreased by the same amount.



Insulating Warmth

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HUD Text: Well-protected against cold temperatures, & immune to contracting certain Lesser Diseases!
Other Info: This buff is given after consuming Wyvern Milk (Scorched Earth).png Wyvern Milk. Your Hypothermal insulation is increased by 787, and you are immune to contracting Diseases. It also makes you immune to the damage-over-time from the Enflamed debuff given from fire breath attacks (but not from lava); you still take damage from the impact of such attacks though.



Cactus Brew

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Message: Cactus Broth enabled
HUD Text: You feel less thirsty, and better able to beat the heat!
Other Info: This buff is given after eating a Cactus Broth (Scorched Earth).png Cactus Broth. Reduces water consumption and partially hide from wild aggressive dino for 600 seconds.



Lesser Antidote

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HUD Text: You're temporarily immune to contracting certain Lesser Diseases!
Other Info: This buff is given after consuming a Lesser Antidote.png Lesser Antidote. Currently, it is only used to cure Swamp Fever



Buzzed

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HUD Text: Extra insulation, reduced water consumption, reduced stamina, increased damage and resistance.
Other Info: This buff is given after consuming a Beer Jar.png Beer Jar. Increased Insulation, damage and resistance with reduced water consumption, at the cost of constantly losing stamina. Moreover, brown bubble starts appearing out of the survivor.



Reaper Queen Pheromone

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HUD Text: The smell reminds you of deep caves and death. Perhaps their young find it soothing.
Other Info: This status effect is inflicted when consuming Reaper Pheromone Gland (Aberration).png Reaper Pheromone Gland Aberration Icon.png. Effect stacks with each consumption. This makes it so Reaper.png Reaper offspring does not attack the player or creature ingesting it.



Mushroom Brew

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HUD Text: An effective anti-radiation solution for home and hearth.
Other Info: This buff is given after force-feeding a dino with a Mushroom Brew (Aberration).png Mushroom Brew Aberration Icon.png. Gives temporary protection from Radiation Sickness for 300 seconds.



Poison Immunity Element

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Other Info: This status effect is inflicted when eating Ascerbic Mushroom. Effect stacks with each consumption. Renders user immune to Fertile Spores debuff. (or reduce countdown if already in effect). (or reduce countdown if already in effect).



Poison Immunity Fertile

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Other Info: This status effect is inflicted when eating Aggeravic Mushroom. Effect stacks with each consumption. Also heals 0.05% health at a time, and renders user immune to Dizzy Spores debuff. (or reduce countdown if already in effect)



Poison Immunity Biolum

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Other Info: This status effect is inflicted when eating Aquatic Mushroom. Effect stacks with each consumption. Renders user immune to Freezing Spores debuff.



Candy Effect

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Other Info: This status effect is inflicted for 24 hours when a Creature is fed Festive Dino Candy.png Festive Dino Candy. Effect changes the Creature's color and increases their Movement Speed.png Movement Speed.


Mobile Exclusive Effects[edit | edit source]

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Debuffs[edit | edit source]



Dino Danger

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HUD Text: You have entered a dangerous area!
Other Info: This effect is enabled when a predator is nearby. The radius becomes larger as you level up.


Buffs[edit | edit source]



PVP

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HUD Text: PVP Area grants you bonus XP, stamina, and more!
Other Info: This effect is enabled when the player has entered the PVP zone in the PvX Game Mode. Provides the player with increased XP, stamina, and more.