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Fear Status Effect in Diablo 4

An overview of the Fear Status Effect in Diablo 4.




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Status Effect NameEffect Description
FearFear prevents targets from moving or attacking

When enemies or players are affected by Fear, they run away from the source of the effect, and cannot control their movement or attack during that time.

How to Apply Fear

Currently, only enemies (NPCs) can apply Fear.

How to Recognize Fear

Fear can be inflicted by certain enemies, or by stepping into a pentagram-shaped area of effect (AoE) on the ground. Players can identify a feared target by looking for a skull icon above their head.

Additional Information About Fear

Fear has no effect on bosses. It can be removed with Unstoppable or Immune effects.

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