Environment effect

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An environment effect is a type of skill that is triggered rather than activated; it cannot be learned or used by any creature. Triggers include certain types of terrain, proximity to an NPC, certain locations, and holding specific bundles. Some environmental effects vary, depending on the area of mission

Environmental effects are shown with a green border in the effects monitor (by default, at the top left corner of your screen). They cannot be removed and can only be prevented by avoiding the relevant trigger.

Flux effects affect all PvP areas.

[edit] List of environmental effects

Icon Name Description Campaign
Acid Trap.jpg Acid Trap Environment Effect. While in the area, you take 20 damage each second. Core
Altar Buff.jpg Altar Buff Spell. While your team controls the altar, you deal 10% more damage. Core
Approaching the Vortex.jpg Approaching the Vortex Environment Effect. You move 50% slower. Entering the Vortex transports you to the Realm of Torment. Nightfall
Aspect of Death.jpg Aspect of Death Environment Effect. While under this aspect, you receive 20% less benefit from healing. Factions
Aspect of Decay.jpg Aspect of Decay Environment Effect. While under this aspect, if you are Poisoned or Bleeding, you suffer an additional -4 Health degeneration. Factions
Aspect of Depletion (energy depletion damage).jpg Aspect of Depletion Environment Effect. While under this aspect, whenever your Energy hits 0, you take 50 damage. Factions
Aspect of Depletion (energy loss).jpg Aspect of Depletion Environment Effect. While under this aspect, every 30 seconds, you lose 10 Energy and take 8 points of damage for every point of Energy lost this way. Factions
Aspect of Exhaustion.jpg Aspect of Exhaustion Environment Effect. While under this aspect, you suffer 10 Overcast every 30 seconds. Factions
Aspect of Exposure.jpg Aspect of Exposure Environment Effect. While under this aspect, you cannot block attacks. Factions
Aspect of Failure.jpg Aspect of Failure Environment Effect. While under this aspect, all of your spells fail. Factions
Aspect of Fear.jpg Aspect of Fear Environment Effect. While under this aspect, you move 10% faster. You take 25 damage each second you are moving. Factions
Aspect of Lethargy.jpg Aspect of Lethargy Environment Effect. While under this aspect, you move 50% slower. Factions
Aspect of Pain.jpg Aspect of Pain Environment Effect. While under this aspect, you suffer -2 Health Degeneration and suffer from the effects of Deep Wound. Factions
Aspect of Shadows.jpg Aspect of Shadows Environment Effect. While under this aspect, you cannot cast enchantment spells or be the target of an enchantment spell. Factions
Aspect of Soothing.jpg Aspect of Soothing Environment Effect. While under this aspect, it takes you twice as long to gain adrenaline. Factions
Aspect of Surrender.jpg Aspect of Surrender Environment Effect. While under this aspect, whenever you are struck by an attack, you are knocked down. Factions
Aspect of Torment.jpg Aspect of Torment Environment Effect. While under this aspect, you take 50 damage every 3 seconds if you don't use a skill. Factions
Aura of the Bloodstone.jpg Aura of the Bloodstone Environment Effect. Whenever a creature dies near the Bloodstone, it heals all other nearby creatures for 20...40...60 Health. Eye of the North
Aura of the Grove.jpg Aura of the Grove Environment Effect. You are inside the grove's aura. All creatures within the aura receive a 25% speed boost. Factions
Avalanche (effect).jpg Avalanche Spell. Creatures caught in this avalanche take 100 damage and are slowed by 50% for 4 seconds. Eye of the North
Blessed Water.jpg Blessed Water Environment Effect. Enchantment durations are increased by 20%. Core
Boulder.jpg Boulder This large rolling rock crushes anyone in its path. Eye of the North
Brawling.jpg Brawling Skill. You are currently brawling. While brawling, your maximum Health is 500. You can only use brawling Skills to damage foes. When you knock out a foe, you gain 200 Health. Instead of dying when you reach 0 Health, you are knocked out. While knocked out, use STAND UP to get back on your feet. Eye of the North
Burning (flame jet).jpg Burning Condition. While suffering from this condition, you lose Health over time. Nightfall
Cathedral Collapse.jpg Cathedral Collapse Environmental Effect. While in the area, you take 35 damage and are interrupted by the falling pieces of rubble. Factions
Corrupted Haiju Lagoon Water.jpg Corrupted Haiju Lagoon Water Environment Effect. While standing in Corrupted Haiju Lagoon Water, you lose 25 Health every time you use a skill. Factions
Corrupted Lands.jpg Corrupted Lands While within the corrupted area, you suffer -1 Health degeneration. Nightfall
Cower in Fear.jpg Cower in Fear Players move, attack, and activate skills 15% slower. Nightfall
Curse of Dhuum.jpg Curse of Dhuum Spell. Resurrection is disabled. Should you die, your spirit will travel to the Forgotten Vale. Core
Curse of Silence.jpg Curse of Silence Environmental Effect. While within the Curse of Silence, shout and chant skills cannot be used. Nightfall
Curse of the Bloodstone.jpg Curse of the Bloodstone Spell. Resurrection skills take 4 times as long to cast. Prophecies
Curse of the Staff of the Mists.jpg Curse of the Staff of the Mists Skill. The Staff of the Mists does 30 damage to all foes within range every 4 seconds. Nightfall
Defiled Water.jpg Defiled Water Environment Effect. While standing in the defiled water, condition durations are increased by 20%. Factions
Demonic Miasma.jpg Demonic Miasma Environment Effect. Every time you block or dodge an attack, you take 50 damage. Nightfall
Depths of Madness (environment effect).jpg Depths of Madness All healing spells and skills heal for 15% less Health. Nightfall
Diamondshard Mist (environment effect).jpg Diamondshard Mist Environment Effect. Condensation in the air freezes into glittering shards. While in this area, you move 33% slower. Eye of the North
Divine Fire.jpg Divine Fire Enchantment Spell. You are surrounded by fire of the gods. Use its power to gain access into Augury Rock. Prophecies
Dreadful Pain.jpg Dreadful Pain Players take 20 damage when they activate a skill. Nightfall
Edge of Reason.jpg Edge of Reason Skills are disabled for an additional 3 seconds. Nightfall
Elemental Defense Zone.jpg Elemental Defense Zone Spell. Players in this area gain +24 armor against elemental damage. Factions
Enduring Torment.jpg Enduring Torment Environment Effect. Every second you are moving, you lose 10 Health. Nightfall
Energy Drain (effect).jpg Energy Drain (effect) Environment Effect. While in the area, foes suffer from -4 Energy degeneration. Factions
Eternal Languor.jpg Eternal Languor Environment Effect. Hex Spell. Skills used by targets affected by Eternal Languor recharge 10...20% slower. Nightfall
Eternal Lethargy.jpg Eternal Lethargy Environment Effect. Hex Spell. Targets affected by Eternal Lethargy move 10...20% slower. Nightfall
Eternal Suffering.jpg Eternal Suffering Environment Effect. Hex Spell. Targets affected by Eternal Suffering have -1...2 Health degeneration. Nightfall
Extensive Plague Exposure.jpg Extensive Plague Exposure Environment Effect. Prolonged contact with the plague causes accumulated -1 Health degeneration every 60 seconds. Factions
Falken Quick.jpg Falken Quick Skill. A good courier doesn't need luck; a good courier just needs to be FAST! You move 50% faster. Factions
Fire Dart.jpg Fire Dart Skill. A flaming projectile flies outward, inflicting 33 damage and setting targets on fire for 4 seconds. Eye of the North
Fire Spout.jpg Fire Spout Spell. A burst of flame shoots upward, inflicting 50 damage and setting target on fire for 6 seconds. Eye of the North
File:Fireball (obelisk).jpg Fireball Spell. Send out a ball of fire that strikes target foe and all adjacent foes for 80 fire damage. Core
Fount Of Maguuma.jpg Fount Of Maguuma Spell. You gain +1 Health regeneration while standing in the magical waters of the Maguuma Jungle. Prophecies
Fury of the Gods.jpg Fury of the Gods Your skills do 25% more damage. Core
Godly Yuletide.jpg Godly Yuletide Your maximum Health becomes 1000, your maximum Energy becomes 40, your Energy regeneration becomes 4, and you move 25% faster. Core
Haiju Lagoon Water.jpg Haiju Lagoon Water Environment effect. While standing in Haiju Lagoon water, you gain 25 Health every time you use a skill. Factions
Haste of the Gods.jpg Haste of the Gods Your skills cast and recharge 20% faster. Core
Haunted Ground.jpg Haunted Ground Skill. The air around you grows heavy, laden with a sense of foreboding. You can feel the presence of something, almost seen from the corner of the eye, but never there... Eye of the North
Ice Jet.jpg Ice Jet Environment Effect. Freezing air bursts outward, inflicting 66 damage and slowing target by 50% for 6 seconds. Eye of the North
Ice Spikes.jpg Ice Spikes Hex Spell. Target and adjacent foes are struck for 20 cold damage and move 66% slower for 2 seconds. Nightfall
Ice Spout.jpg Ice Spout Environment Effect. A blast of freezing air shoots upward, inflicting 50 damage and slowing target by 66% for 6 seconds. Eye of the North
Icy Ground.jpg Icy Ground Spell. For 5 seconds, you move 70% slower. Icy Ground cannot affect you if you are already moving. Core
Journey to the North.jpg Journey to the North Don't stop believing. As you journey to the North, what you lack in experience will be made up for by your courage. While in Eye of the North, you'll be treated as a level 20 character; however, you will be unable to modify your attribute levels. Eye of the North
Kournan Siege Flame.jpg Kournan Siege Flame Environment Effect. A burning hot siege flame that kills those in its path. Nightfall
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Life Drain.jpg Life Drain Environment Effect. While in the area, foes suffer from -15 Health degeneration. Factions
Loose Magic.jpg Loose Magic Environment Effect. While under the effects of Loose Magic, all skills will fail. Core
Madness Dart.jpg Madness Dart Hex Spell. Deals 25 damage and inflicts -1 Health degeneration for 10 seconds. Nightfall
Melee Defense Zone.jpg Melee Defense Zone Spell. Players in this area have a 50% chance to block melee attacks. Factions
Miasma.jpg Miasma Environment Effect. While suffering from Miasma, you have -5 Health degeneration. Miasma spreads between creatures of the same kind. Core
Mursaat Tower (skill).jpg Mursaat Tower Spell. Removes any enchantments, damages players, drains 2 Energy per second, and causes -1 Energy degeneration. Prophecies
Nightmare Aspect.jpg Nightmare Aspect Environment Effect. While under this aspect, you suffer -8 Health degeneration. Factions
Obelisk Lightning.jpg Obelisk Lightning Spell. Target foe is struck for 50 lightning damage. Core
Poison Dart.jpg Poison Dart Spell. A projectile flies outward, inflicting 33 damage and Poisoning target for 8 seconds. Eye of the North
Poison Jet.jpg Poison Jet Spell. Poisonous gas is released into the air, inflicting 66 damage and Poisoning target for 10 seconds. Eye of the North
Poison Spout.jpg Poison Spout Spell. Poisonous gas spouts forth, inflicting 50 damage and Poisoning target for 12 seconds. Eye of the North
Quicksand (environment effect).jpg Quicksand Spell. Move 15% slower. You lose 1 Energy whenever you attack or use a skill. Core
Repressive Energy.jpg Repressive Energy Environment Effect. Every time you use a skill or attack, you lose 2 Energy. Nightfall
Resurrect Party.jpg Resurrect Party Skill. The Priest periodically resurrects your entire party to the Resurrection Shrine. Core
Rock Slide.jpg Rock Slide Spell. Creatures caught in this rock slide take 140 damage. Eye of the North
Scorpion Aspect.jpg Scorpion Aspect Environment Effect. While under this aspect, every 30 seconds, you are teleported to the nearest foe and knocked down. Factions
Sentry Trap (skill).jpg Sentry Trap Skill. Sentry trap activated. Disable it before it discharges. Nightfall
Sheer Exhaustion.jpg Sheer Exhaustion Environment Effect. While in the area, every spell cast by a foe causes 10 Overcast. Factions
Shroud of Darkness.jpg Shroud of Darkness Environment Effect. All attacks have 50% chance to miss. Nightfall
Spiked Coral.jpg Spiked Coral Environment Effect. While walking on spiked coral, your movement is reduced by 10% and you take 25 damage each second while moving. Core
Spirit of the Festival.jpg Spirit of the Festival You have 100 Health and 60 Energy. Your primary attribute is set to 0 and you cannot attack. Core
Stone Spores.jpg Stone Spores Environment Effect. When under the effect of Stone Spores, you deal 33% less damage and do 33% less healing. All your attributes are lowered by 2. Stone Spores lasts for 10 seconds. Factions
Sulfurous Haze.jpg Sulfurous Haze Environment Effect. No mortal can survive the Sulfurous Haze. Nightfall
Sunspear Battle Call.jpg Sunspear Battle Call Your maximum Health increases to that of a level 20 character. Nightfall
Swamp Water.jpg Swamp Water Spell. While in the swamp water, you lose Health over time. Prophecies
The Way of Duty.jpg The Way of Duty Environment Effect. The gate before you remains closed. Its inscription reads: "Those who possess a strong sense of duty make certain to see any task through to the end. The way forward will open to those who show proof of duty." Eye of the North
The Way of Kinship.jpg The Way of Kinship Environment Effect. The gate before you remains closed. Its inscription reads: "Those who possess strong ties of kinship find strength in others when steps falter. The way forward will open to those who show proof of kinship." Eye of the North
The Way of Strength.jpg The Way of Strength Environment Effect. The gate before you remains closed. Its inscription reads: "Those who possess great strength can take destiny in hand and forge a weapon of unique design. The way forward will open to those who show proof of strength." Eye of the North
Thirst of the Drought.jpg Thirst of the Drought Environment Effect. Whenever you take earth damage, the damage is increased by 50...10%. Nightfall
Torch Degeneration Hex.jpg Torch Degeneration Hex Hex Spell. For 10 seconds, you suffer -1 Health degeneration. Health degeneration hexes will turn the Target bar and Health bar purple. Core
Torch Enchantment.jpg Torch Enchantment Enchantment Spell. For 30 seconds, you are under the effect of an enchantment spell. Enchantments cause an upward yellow arrow on the Target bar and on Health bars in the Party window as well as a white cloud ring around an enchanted character's upper torso. Core
Torch Hex.jpg Torch Hex Hex Spell. For 30 seconds, you suffer from the effects of a hex spell. Hexes cause a downward purple arrow on the Target bar and on Health bars in the Party window, as well as a dark black ring around a hexed character's lower torso. Core
Vanguard Initiate.jpg Vanguard Initiate Your armor is improved while performing missions for the Ascalon Vanguard. Prophecies
Veiled Nightmare.jpg Veiled Nightmare Skills cost 40% more Energy to activate. Nightfall
Water.jpg Water Skill. Rollerbeetles move slowly in water. Core
Yuletide.jpg Yuletide Your maximum Health becomes 500, your maximum Energy becomes 40, you have +4 Energy regeneration, your primary attribute is set to 0, and you may only attack with attack skills. Core

[edit] List of environmental skills

Icon Name Description Energy Activation time Recharge time Campaign
Chain Lightning (environment).jpg

Chain Lightning

Spell. Chain Lightning 0 0 0 0 Prophecies
Eruption (environment).jpg

Eruption

Spell. Eruption 0 0 0 0 Prophecies
Fire Storm (environment).jpg

Fire Storm

Spell. Fire Storm 0 0 0 0 Prophecies
Healing Fountain.jpg

Healing Fountain

Spell. These magical fountains grant +3 Health regeneration to all non-undead 0 0 0 0 Prophecies
Maelstrom (environment).jpg

Maelstrom

Spell. Maelstrom 0 0 0 0 Prophecies
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