Status effects are conditions which include ailments, buffs, and debuffs. Below is a list of status effects.
Blights consist of ailments that are harmful to the hunter. These ailments affect the hunter’s performance in combat. The hunter can use nulberries to remove blights.
|Dragonblight||Strips away the weapon’s secondary effect|
|Iceblight||Slows down stamina regeneration|
|Thunderblight||More susceptible to stun|
|Waterblight||Slows down wirebug gauge regeneration|
|Hellfireblight||??? (Only inflicted by Magnamalo)|
Other ailments include conditions that have similar effects to blights. When the effect is active, a mark will show up beside the player’s name.
|Poison||Saps health over time.|
|Sleep||Restricts movement. Takes more damage when hit.|
|Def down||Takes more damage when hit.|
|Res down||Resistance to elements is reduced|
|Bubble||Slows down movement depending on the bubbles|
|Stench||Unable to use recover items.|
Buffs are effects that improve hunter’s performance. There are many ways to power up the hunter such as consuming items or eating at the Tea Shop. Other ways to reap the benefits of buffs is to use the Hunting Horn or taking a Buddy with you to combat.