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Burn Status Effect in Diablo 4

An overview of the Burn Status Effect in Diablo 4.




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Status Effect NameEffect Description
BurnApplies Burning Damage Over Time

Burn is a fire damage over time (DoT) effect. It causes enemies or players affected to lose a percentage of their health every second for a duration, depending on the source of the Burn. The damage per second from Burn can be amplified by stacking different sources of burn on a single enemy, increasing the damage per second accordingly.

How to Apply Burn

Burn can be applied by both, the player and the enemies. Some Skills, Items, and Passives can cause this effect. Some Legendary Aspects can also enhance this effect, such as the Aspect of ConflagrationAspect of Conflagration.

Here are some examples of Skills or Passives related to the Burn Status Effect:

SorcererFire BoltFire Bolt
Devouring BlazeDevouring Blaze

How to Recognize Burn

Players can tell if they are burning or if an enemy is on fire, by looking for two signs: a red flame icon above the health bar, and a fiery aura around the body. The burning effect will last until the DoT expires.

Additional Information About Burn

Burn is mainly used by the Sorcerer class, as most of their Fire skills apply this effect upon dealing damage. However, other classes may benefit from Burn effects through gear or special affixes and aspects, such as the Aspect of Burning RageAspect of Burning Rage for the Barbarian.

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