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A boss is a creature trait of an NPC. Bosses can be distinguished from other mobs by a colored aura and in most cases a unique name.

Bosses are typically stronger than average monsters, either due to their usually higher level and some special traits:

On the other hand, defeating a boss yields higher rewards than defeating a regular foe:

Technobabble is a skill behaving differently depending on whether the target is a boss or not.


This table shows the correspondence between the color of the bosses' Auras and their professions.

Profession Color Example
Warrior Warrior Yellow Arrahhsh Mountainclub.jpg
Ranger Ranger Spring Green Ahvha Sankii.jpg
Monk Monk Blue Am Fah Leader.jpg
Necromancer Necromancer Green Bredyss Longstride.jpg
Mesmer Mesmer Magenta Magenta boss aura.jpg
Elementalist Elementalist Red Zarnas Stonewrath.jpg
Assassin Assassin Lavender Maximole.jpg
Ritualist Ritualist Cyan Afflicted Yijo.jpg
Paragon Paragon Gold Shrieker of Dread.jpg
Dervish Dervish Grey Asterius the Mighty.jpg

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